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Adventure Treks in The Himalayas

Updated on May 10, 2014

Far Off Places Calling

Have you ever wanted to lose yourself amidst the secrets and mysteries of Mother Nature? Have you ever thought of travelling to far off places without a plan or fixed itinerary? Did you ever consider discovering the unknown and living every moment as it comes?

In the words of the writer, “It feels good to be lost in the right direction” and if you want to do so, then you have to break away from the predictable monotony of your daily life. If you are ready to embrace life’s adventures, then you’ll love an adventure trek in the Himalayas.

Over the centuries, travellers and adventure lovers have taken these journeys to seek an all encompassing solace and sense of fulfilment that goes beyond all material rewards.

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Adventure Trek In The Himalayas

With every adventure trek in the Himalayas, you will not just get to experience a whole new world full of surprises, but also take a journey to rediscover yourself. These soulful journeys will redefine your perspective of life and you will return home with memories that you will cherish forever! The Himalayas are known for its breathtaking mountain sceneries that comprise of snow-capped peaks, gurgling river beds, quaint little villages, gushing waterfalls, and lush green forests.

You will hike along winding trails and river gorges, and cross wide valleys and swinging bridges. Along the way, you will stop by small hamlets and ancient monasteries to know about the local history and culture. You will get a taste of the local cuisine and make new friends! There are many such small but beautiful things that you get to do once you embark on these journeys.

Annapurna Sanctuary

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Annapurna Sanctuary, Annapurna Conservation Area, Ghandruk 33700, Nepal
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Himalayan Treks To Everest Base Camp

Adventure treks in the Himalayas, are very popular, there are also many options to choose from. There are a host of hiking destinations that are organized by several travel agents and tour operators. They not only organize hiking trips to scenic spots, but also provide all the necessary information that you need to plan for the trips. The treks are conducted in small or large groups with a trek leader who will guide you all along the trip. There are other guides who help the trek leader in case there is large group. There are multiple dates all through the year on which these treks are organized. Each season has its own beauty and challenges and thus, you have the option to choose one, which you think, suits the kind of adventure you are looking for!

Annapurna Sanctuary Trek (AST)


Langtang Valley, The Snow Lake

Some of the most popular Himalayan treks include the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek, the Mount Everest Base Camp Trek, the Dolpo Traverse of Nepal, the Manaslu Circuit Trek in Nepal, the Mount Kanchenjunga Trek, trek to the Langtang Valley, the Snow Lake, trek to the Laya and Lanana regions, trekking across Zanskar, and many more.

These are some of the names that come to the mind immediately when mentions about adventure treks. However, there are various length treks that you can opt for. Irrespective of the duration of the trek the beauty and awe of the mountains are considered to be quite addictive bringing thousands of travelers back to them year after year!

Gear Packing List

Miscellaneous Gear
Clothing (packed)
sleeping bag
clothes bag
insect repellent
bag liner
spare batteries
grooming kit
medicated wipes
hand sanitizer
bug hat

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Where To Find Trips

The first place to start a search for adventure treks in the Himalayas is obviously on the internet. There are a host of websites providing details of all kinds of hiking treks, which include different types of adventure activities.

What you need to know is not just where they take you, but where you’ll stay, how much experience the people you travel with have, and how many people you’re likely to be travelling with. You might want to check our fort details of some of these treks.

Annapurna Trek Active Adventures


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Himalayan Adventure Memories

Depending on your fitness level and desire for adventure, you can choose where you want to visit. Then, you can choose a time and duration that suits your schedule and budget. Remember, it is important to understand the dos and don’ts of traveling, which is why your choice of guides is important, and what you’ll need to take.

Along with an awe inspiring beauty, the mountains are also known for their unpredictable nature and beauty, you’ll want to travel with an experienced team, that can show you the best of the Himalayas and allow you to be fully in the moment, while they take care of all the details behind the scenes.

Once you have done your homework, and selected your destination, you are all set to go and fill to the brim your precious Himalayan adventure memories!

Active Everest Base Camp Trip

Everest Base Camp 'EBC' Trek

Join Active Himalayas and cross the Everest Base Camp 'EBC' Trek off your bucket list. Begin your 19 day adventure of a lifetime in Kathmandu with legendary Kiwi guides, before flying to Lukla to start your trek.

Learn about Sherpa life, visit remote monasteries and be rewarded with mesmerising views of the Himalayas as you trek across deep river gorges, through lush rhododendron forests and breathtakingly beautiful wide open valleys. Experience a new sense of achievement and gain a new perspective on life travel in on this trip of a lifetime!

Destinations you'll want to see:

DebocheDingboche, Everest Base Camp, Gorak Shep, Jorsalle, Kala Patthar, Kathmandu, Swayambhunath Temple, Khumjung, Lobuche, Lukla, Namche Bazaar, Phakding, Pheriche, Ama Dablam mountain range.


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