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Sikkim

The former Himalayan Kingdom of Sikkim is home to Mt. Khangchendzonga, the world’s third highest mountain and offers stunning landscapes dotted with colourful Buddhist monasteries, cascading waterfalls, jungles rich in orchids and rhododendron...

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Bhutan

No other country on earth has preserved and protected its traditions, environment and cultural identity from the influence of western civilization as much as Bhutan. The Himalayan kingdom balances modernization with its ancient culture and traditions

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Darjeeling - Kalimpong

Earlier Darjeeling used to be part of the Kingdom of Sikkim while Kalimpong belonged to the Kingdom of Bhutan. Today both Himalayan regions are part of the Indian state of West-Bengal. Darjeeling’s famous toy-train...

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SIKKIM
PHYSICAL CHALLENGE  NAME & AREA OF TREK  ALTITUDE TREKKING DURATION TYPE OF OVERNIGHTS HIGHLIGHTS / FOCUS / DESCRIPTION / NOTES
WALKING & HIKING
easy  Sikkim Village- and nature-walks Sikkim East, West, South and North 1800 – 4000m  1 – 6 hrs   lodge, farmhouse, homestay  Insights into rural way of life & Himalayan farming;  walk through cardamom-plantations,  interact with villagers in the midst of Sikkim's hills.
TREKKING up to 3600m
TREKKINGeasy to moderate Lepcha Sacred Hill TendongSikkim South 2100  –2690m one day,5 hrs homestay or lodge Trek through verdant, bio-diverse forest to Tendong – the hill of the raised horn. Legend has it that when the land was submerged in the great floods, the horn rose miraculously to save the people. The place was also a favourite recluse for Buddhist Lamas to meditate. Enjoy a magnificent view of the Mt Khangchendzonga, the Chola peaks, Singelila-range and the plains of Bengal.
moderate Sacred Cave Sikkim South & West 1850 – 2900 m 1 - 3 days tent , lodge or homestay Whether you are practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism or simply interested in visiting Sikkim's mystic sacred caves - you can benefit from our experience. Out of the four main sacred caves two of them require a 2 – 3 days trek to reach. If you wish, we can also organize for a Buddhist lama to accompany you.
easy to moderate  Maenam  Wildlife Sanctuary Sikkim South 2200 m - 3200 m one day,7  – 8 hrs   Homestay or Lodge With weather-luck you can enjoy fantastic 360° panoramic view of Sikkim's Himalayas - from Mt. Khangchendzonga to the Eastern Himalayas of Tibet and Bhutan all the way to the plains of Westbengal. You may also spot rare mammals and pheasants here. Maenam-peak is marked by a little temple. A lush green canopy of untouched rhododendron magnolia forest, small bamboo and abundant flowers and orchids, moss, ferns and creepers make the trek an exciting and thrilling experience.
easy to moderate Rhododendron TrekkingSikkim West 2200 –3600 2 – 5 days tent Diversity of rhododendron; jungle-trek; daily panoramic view of Mt Khangchendzonga; moderate altitudes throughout.
TREKKING easy Dzongu – TholungSikkim North 2900 4 – 6 days tent or lodge In the heart-land of the Lepchas, Sikkim's indigenous peoples, visit through untouched jungle rich in biodiversity and dozens of waterfalls, past a remote monastery and natural pilgrimage spots await you on this remote yet easy trekking-route. We can also include various village treks.
TREKKING 3600 -  4800m
moderate Alp DzongriSikkim West 4100 4 – 5 days lodges & tent  View of Mt Khangchendzonga just beyond tree-line; from subtropical to alpine zone
moderate Yumthang – LachenSikkim North  4750 5 days tent  View towards the Tibetan plateau, mighty peaks of North-Sikkim; trek in a remote area with diverse  alpine vegetation.
TREKKING up to 5500m
moderate to challenging Classic Mt. Khangchendzonga Sikkim West 4950m 8 – 14 days tent & lodges   Sikkim's classical trekking with Khangchendzonga National Park. Close-up view of Mt. Khangchendzonga; experience various vegetations from the subtropical to the alpine zone.
challenging Singelela – Göchela Sikkim West 4950m 11 or 13 days   tent Remote high-altitude trekking in alpine zone; enjoy pristine alpine vegetation and remote Himalayan landscape with lakes and views of the Sikkim & Nepal Himalayas.
moderate GreenlakeSikkim North 4950m 8 – 11 days tent Remote side-valley in alpine zone with fantastic views onto North-Sikkim's mountains and glacier-worlds.
MOUNTAINEERING & EXPEDITIONS beyond 5600m
moderate, not technical Mt. ChogyalSikkim West 5830 m 13 – 14 days tent Enjoy view of Kokrung- & Rathong-peaks as well as the Malkau-range from the peak. View of Mt Khangchendzonga along the way. Climb of the peak itself can be challenging due to snow and inclination of approx. 35° and loose scree on the peak.  Registration 6 months prior is recommended.
challenging & technical Frey's PeakSikkim West 5830 12 days tent Tough climbing is involved, mostly on rocks. Some ice-climbing is also required as the approach to the peak is through ice and glaciers. The peak is rocky, steep and partly ice-covered.
challenging & technical Mt. ThinchenkhanSikkim West 6050  12 days tent Rock- and ice-climbing required. Registration 6 months prior is recommended.
Moderate, not technical Mt. BrumkhangtseSikkim North 5635 m 7 – 9 days tent This peak in Sikkim's North is considered as one of Sikkim's easy summits. However, due to its remoteness and permit-procedure, registration 6 months beforehand for international climbers is recommended.
DARJEELING & KALIMPONG
PHYSICAL CHALLENGE  NAME & AREA OF TREK MAX. ALTITUDE TREKKING DURATION TYPE OF OVERNIGHTS HIGHLIGHTS / FOCUS / DESCRIPTION / NOTES
WALKING & HIKING
easy to moderate Village- & Nature Walks in rural Kalimpong.  1300 – 1800m 1 – 6 hrs  cottage  or homestay Insights into rural way of life & farming; interaction with villagers; panoramic views of the Mt. Khangchendzonga-range.
TREKKING up to 3600m
moderate  Neora Valley & Himalayan Villages 1650 –3150m 8 days tent, homestay &  cottage A fascinating combination of several nature and culture treks connecting the Neora Valley, Rishi Valley, Git Valley and Samthar Valley. The itinerary offers panoramic snow-mountain-views including Mt. Khangchendzonga, flora from the subtropical to the alpine, wildlife, interaction with various ethnic groups- Nepali- Bhutia- Lepcha, and more than 200 species of birds.
easy to moderate Sherpa Trekking 3400 – 3600m 4 – 6 days  lodges  Views of Nepal's Himalayas & Mt. Khangchendzonga. Trek is partly along Nepal- India-border, partly on motorable nature-road, mostly however on nature-trails. Experiencing various types of vegetations and visit various Sherpa villages.
HIMACHAL PRADESH
PHYSICAL CHALLENGE  NAME & AREA OF TREK MAX. ALTITUDE TREKKING DURATION TYPE OF OVERNIGHTS HIGHLIGHTS / FOCUS / DESCRIPTION / NOTES
WALKING & HIKING
easy to moderate Kinnaur Hikes & Treks 2750 to 3600m Day-hikes2 – 8 hrs lodge or comfortable Safari-tent Explore alpine Himalayan flora, pine-woods, glaciers, rivers and remote villages and enjoy panoramic Himalayan mountain views.
TREKKING 3600 - 4800m
easy to moderate Spiti Yak-Trekking amongst Asia's highest villages 4500 2 - 3 days homestay Tibetan Heritage, high-altitude villages, world of shepherds & yaks
TREKKING 4800 - 5600m
moderate Kinnaur  to Spiti 4870 5 days tent This trek goes from the green, lush Kinnaur valley into the barren desert of the Spiti valley south of Ladakh. Meet shepherds along the way and enjoy the change and diversity in vegetation, climatic zones and also cultures.
challenging Kibber to Tsomoriri Spiti, Himachal  & Ladakh 5588 m 9  Camp Visit monasteries, remote villages and lakes, enjoy Ladakh's spectacular Himalayan landscape. Climb across high mountain passes.Best season: Mid August to End of September 
MOUNTAINEERING & EXPEDITIONS beyond 5600m
moderate Mt. KanamoSpiti 5974 10 days tent Mt.  Kanamo is regarded by the locals as a 'good omen' or simply 'a white hostess' and is classified as not a very difficult summit. The north face is the Kanamo glacier and south face is mostly scree with occasional rock patches. There is also the south ridge called the Dombachen ridge connecting the Kanamo with the Dombachen peak. Surrounded by the Kibber plateau this area is teeming with wildlife. Blue sheep herds of up to ninety are often seen. Himalayan Ibex are also very common in this region. There have also been sightings of Tibetan wolves and even the Snow leopard. The summit of mount Kanamo overlooks the vast Tibetan plateau and the beautiful summit of Cho Cho Kang Nilda.
UTTARAKHAND: GARWHAL & KUMAON
PHYSICAL CHALLENGE  NAME & AREA OF TREK MAX. ALTITUDE TREKKING DURATION TYPE OF OVERNIGHTS HIGHLIGHTS / FOCUS / DESCRIPTION / NOTES
TREKKING 3600 - 4800m
moderate to challenging Nanda Devi East Base Camp 4200 m 14 alpine trekking tents This trek passes through the Milam Valley. Milam Glacier is the source of the Milam River and a tributary of the Pindar River. It originates from the slopes of Kohli and Trishul peaks. The route to the base camp of Mt. Nanda Devi East boasts of beautiful sight of the East face. Prior experience of high altitude trekking is required.
moderate to challenging To the Source of River Ganges 4500m 9 himalayan lodges, fixed DLX tents & alpine trekking tents A delightful moderate trek to the source of the river Ganges. The climb to Tapovan however is challenging. Prior experience of high altitude trekking is required.
MOUNTAINEERING &  EXPEDITIONS beyond 5600 m
moderate Mt.Baljuri Kumaon  5922m  12 alpine trekking tents  Trek from Loharkhet - Dhakuri - Khati (Vill) - Dwali - Base Camp - climb to C - I,C - II, C - III and summit attempt. Enjoy views of the peaks of Nanda Khat, Changuch, Nada Kot, Trails Pass, Longstaff Col and Nanda Devi East.
moderate Mt. RontiGarhwal 6063m 12 alpine trekking tents Trek from Debal – Sutol – Sitel - Homakund (BC) - attempt Ronti Peak  via the Ronti Saddle. Enjoy views of the peaks of Trishul, Nanda Ghunti, Neelkanth, Chaukhamba and Kedarnath .
LADAKH
PHYSICAL CHALLENGE  NAME & AREA OF TREK MAX. ALTITUDE TREKKING DURATION TYPE OF OVERNIGHTS HIGHLIGHTS / FOCUS / DESCRIPTION / NOTES
TREKKING 3600 - 4800m
easy Trekking in lower Ladakh 3650m 5 days homestay & tent Visit monasteries & remote villages, interact with monks & villagers and trek across high mountain passes. Enjoy Ladakh's spectacular Himalayan landscapes.Best season: Mid June to September.  
TREKKINGmoderate Zingchen  to Chilling via Gandala  4380 m 4 days  homestay & tent Visit monasteries & remote villages, interact with monks & villagers and trek across high mountain passes. See wildlife and enjoy Ladakh's spectacular Himalayan landscapes.Best season: Mid June to September.  
TREKKING 4800 - 5600m
TREKKINGModerate Hemis to Stok via Matho Phu 4820 m 4 days tent Visit monasteries & remote villages, interact with monks & villagers and trek across high mountain passes. Enjoy Ladakh's spectacular himalayan landscapes.Best season: Mid June to End of
moderate Around Changthang 4820 m 4 days tent Visit monasteries & remote villages, interact with monks & villagers and trek across high mountain passes. Enjoy Ladakh's spectacular Himalayan landscapes.Best season: Mid June to End of
TREKKINGchallenging Lamayuru to Padum via Sirsirla 4850m 13 days tent & hotel Visit remote villages, interact with villagers and trek across high mountain passes. Enjoy Ladakh's spectacular Himalayan landscapes. Best season: Mid June to September.  
moderate Lamayuru to Chilling via Konskila   4900m 6 days tent Visit monasteries & remote villages, interact with monks & villagers and trek across high mountain passes. Enjoy Ladakh's spectacular Himalayan landscapes.Best season: Mid June to September.  
moderate Spituk – Stok Trek  4900m 3 days homestay & tent Enjoy Ladakh's spectacular landscape, view wildlife and visit villages. Best Time: May to October.  
challenging Rumtse to TsomoririChangthang & Ladakh  5016m 9 days tent Visit monasteries, see wildlife & lakes, enjoy Ladakh's spectacular Himalayan landscape. Meet with nomads.Best season: June to September.  
challenging Lamayuru to Darcha via ShinkunlaLadakh & Zansgskar 5090m 21 days tent Visit monasteries & remote villages, interact with monks & villagers and trek across high mountain passes. Enjoy Zanska-regions's spectacular Himalayan landscape. Best season: June to September  
moderate Lamayuru to Hemis via Kongmarula, Ladakh 5100m 12 days  tent Visit monasteries & remote villages, interact with monks & villagers and trek across high mountain passes. Enjoy Ladakh's spectacular Himalayan landscapes.Best season: Mid June to End of September 
moderate Lamayuru to Hemis via Kongmarula 5100m 12 days tent Visit monasteries & remote villages, interact with monks & villagers and trek across high mountain passes. Enjoy Ladakh's spectacular Himalayan landscapes.Best season: Mid June to End of September 
moderate Markha Valley via Kongmarula  5100 m 8 days tent Enjoy Markha Valley; visit monasteries & remote villagers, interact with monks & villagers. Enjoy Ladakh's spectacular Himalayan landscape.Best season: June to October
challenging Henaskut to Brandy Nalla via ZanglaLadakh & Changthang 5150 m 22 days tent Visit monasteries & remote villages, interact with monks & villagers & enjoy Ladakh's spectacular Himalayan landscapes.Best season: June to October
moderate Saboo to Khaltsar via Digarla 5250 m 7 days  tent Enjoy a camel trek; visit monasteries & remote villages, interact with monks & villagers and trek across Khardung-la pass. Enjoy Ladakh's spectacular Himalayan landscapes.Best season:      Mid June to September
moderate Branda Nalla to Hemis via MoranglaLadakh & Changthang 5300 m 13 days tent Meet nomads, trek across high passes and visit remote villages. Enjoy Ladakh's spectacular Himalayan landscapes.Best season: Mid June to End of September 
challenging Changthang to Nidder via Lungmarla 5390m 4 days  tent Enjoy high Altitude landscape and meet nomads.Best season: Mid June to September.  
moderate Leh or lower Ladakh to Nubra Valley 5400m 5 - 6 days tent Visit monasteries & remote villages, interact with monks & villagers and trek across high mountain passes. Enjoy Ladakh's spectacular himalayan landscapes.Best season: Mid June to September.  
moderate Phyang to Hunder via Lasermo La 5400m 5 days tent Visit monasteries & remote villages, interact with monks & villagers and trek across high mountain passes. Enjoy Ladakh's spectacular Himalayan landscapes.Best season: Mid June to End of September 
moderate Saspotse to Skuru via LagolaNubra Valley 5400m 6 days tent Visit monasteries & remote villages, interact with monks & villagers and trek across high mountain passes. Enjoy Ladakh's spectacular himalayan landscapes.Best season: Mid June to September.  
moderate Zanskar and Rupshu via KorzoklaZanskar & Changthang , Ladak 5500 m 19 tent Visit monasteries & remote villagers, interact with monks and villagers, trek across high mountain passes and enjoy Ladakh's spectacular landscape.Best season: Mid June to End of September 
challenging Chungthang to Yaya Tso  5560 m 6  tent See Chumathang Hotspring, the high peaks and passes of  Chokula, Yaya Tso-lake and interact with nomads. Best season: Mid June to September.  
challenging Tsomoriri to Kibber via ParanglaLadakh & Spiti, Himachal 5588 m 9 tent Visit monasteries, remote villages and lakes, enjoy Ladakh's spectacular Himalayan landscape. Climb across high mountain passes.Best season: Mid August to End of September 
MOUNTAINEERING & EXPEDITIONS beyond 5600m
challenging but not technical Mt. Stok Khangri   6150 m 4 – 11 days tent Trek in Markha valley before climbing Stok Khangri. Visit remote villages and monasteries. Enjoy Ladakh's spectacular Himalayan landscape and see wildlife.Stok Khangri stands very close to Leh and is named after the Stok village. Easy to climb from the north side. The shortest time required is 4-5 days. One should have enough time for acclimatization in Leh before climbing Stok Khangri. Best Season:      June to September  
moderate Go-Leb Kangri 6120 m 5 days  tent Go-Leb in Ladakhi means 'flathead' and this peaks summit is exactly that. The last stretch of the peak is technical and you require a little bit of knowledge about mountaineering for attempting this peak. Go-Leb is also close to Leh and to summit the peak you need at least 4-5 days.
easy Matho West 6230 m 6 days  tent Close to Leh this peak is better known as Matho Kangri, Matho being the village below it. We start our trek to Matho West from Martselang near Hemis monastery and finish the trek at Stok Village after Climbing the Summit.  
moderate Mentok Kangri Changthang  6227 m 5 days  tent This is a lovely peak on a long ridge running south from Korzok village on the shores of the Tso Moriri lake. In July and August the entire Korzok valley is green with wild flowers giving the peak its name. Mentok in Tibetan and Ladakhi means 'flower'. In some old maps this peak has been named Mata. Best Season: Mid-July, August, September, mid October.
easy to moderate Kangyatse Peak 6400 m 6 days  tent Kangyatze is one of the famous spot for mountaineers and the adventurous people. The peak is higher than the surrounding mountain ranges. The way up the peak is easier than the other mountains and once you are on the top you would be stuck with wonder as you see the mountain ranges and the beautiful green valleys lying beneath. The peak adjacent to Gang Yartse is more technical and less preferred.
easy Chamser KangriChangthang  6622 m 6 days  tent Chamser Khangri is located near Tsomoriri Lake in Ladakh which is third highest peak in Ladakh. The climbing easy without any technical requirement. 
moderate Lungser KhnagriChangthang 6666 m 6 days  tent This peak is named after the River by the same name which drains into the Tso Moriri Lake in the Rupshu area. Easy to climb and quite popular among mountaineers. The Climbing is little technical in the starting and easy ascend afterwards.  
MEGHALAYA
PHYSICAL CHALLENGE  NAME & AREA OF TREK MAX. ALTITUDE TREKKING DURATION TYPE OF OVERNIGHTS HIGHLIGHTS / FOCUS / DESCRIPTION / NOTES
WALKING & HIKING
easy Village- and nature-walks 1000 – 1800 m 1 – 6 hrs lodgehomestay Gain insights into rural way of life & farming in the midst of Meghalaya's green, rolling hills. Explore living roots bridges,  waterfalls and crystal-clear streams.  
TREKKING up to 3600m
easy David Scot Trail 2000 m 5 hrs homestayguesthouse  Enjoy the green, rolling hills of India's Scotland on a historic trail.Trek through the Scared Forest, then continue on the historic David Scot trail through green, rolling hills of Shillong, Meghalaya. Option to try your hand at cultivation.
easy to moderate Smit Trek 1600 m 6 hrs Guetsthouse hotel Trek to the spiritual & administrative centre of the Khyrim Syiemship and the Khasi people. Maybe try your hand at cultivation.
easy to moderate Krang – Pynursla Trek 1400 m 2 – 3 days GuesthouseLodgetent Trek down gorges, up gentle green hills to the flat plateau on the southern slopes of the Khasi Hills. Maybe try your hand at cultivation.
NAGALAND
 
PHYSICAL CHALLENGE  NAME & AREA OF TREK MAX. ALTITUDE TREKKING DURATION TYPE OF OVERNIGHTS HIGHLIGHTS / FOCUS / DESCRIPTION / NOTES
WALKING & HIKING
easy Village- and nature-walks 1000 – 2500m 1 – 6 hrs homestaylodgestent Gain insights into rural way of life & farming in the midst of Nagaland hills.
TREKKING up to 3600m
easy to moderate Mt. Saramatiby the Burma border in the district of Kiphire 3841m 2 days tenthomestays  lodges Pass through villages inhabited by the Sangtams, Yimchunger and Sema tribes.
easy to moderate Mt. VedaMon district 2600m 1 day lodge Start trek from Tchenmohuvill. See the mighty Bramaputra on the northern side and Myannmar on the eastern.
easy to moderate Dzukou Valley TrekkingKohima district 2400m 3 days homestaylodge Feel as if you are trekking through a golf course from a distance. In actuality Dzukou valley is filled with miniature bamboos and wild flowers. 
easy to moderate Mt. PaunaPeren district 2050m 1 day lodge See Wildlife and trek through a forest filled with aromatic and medicinal plants.
easy to moderate Mt. Kepamadzu to ThetsumiPfusero district 2300m 1 day homestaylodge See border of Manipur, pass through villages and Rododendron.
ARUNACHAL PRADESH
PHYSICAL CHALLENGE  NAME & AREA OF TREK MAX. ALTITUDE TREKKING DURATION TYPE OF OVERNIGHTS HIGHLIGHTS / FOCUS / DESCRIPTION / NOTES
WALKING & HIKING
easy Village- and nature-walks   1 – 6 hrs Lodge, hotel & tent Gain insights into rural way of life & farming in the midst of tribal territories of Arunachal Pradesh.
TREKKING up to 3600m
easy to moderate Talley Valley 2400 m 1 to 2 days homestay  lodge Discover nature's wonders, a wealth of orchids in dense forest cover..
moderate Dirang / Bangajang / Lubra / Dirang 4700 m 3 days homestay Trek through an ancient Buddhist Pilgrimage route
moderate to challenging Tawang 4700m 5 days tent & lodges Tawang's high-altitude-trek  - enjoy the wild, beautiful country and take a peek into the way of life of the nomadic Yak herders and mountain farmers. Discover Tawang's Tibetan heritage.
challenging Mt. Gorichen Base Camp Trekking 4940 m 14 days tent, village homestay & monastery Trek through some beautiful mountainous country take a peek into the way of life of the nomadic Yak herders, maybe stay at Monasteries.
ASSAM
PHYSICAL CHALLENGE  NAME & AREA OF TREK MAX. ALTITUDE TREKKING DURATION TYPE OF OVERNIGHTS BRIEF DESCRIPTION: FOCUS / HIGHLIGHTS / NOTES
WALKING & HIKING
easy to moderate Village  &aamp; nature-walks in Kaziranga National Park 100m 5 hrs lodge Trek in one of the ranges in Kaziranga National Park and discover its abundant wildlife.
easy to moderate Nameri National Park Jungle trek 120m 5 hrs camp Insights into wildlife of Assam, chances of a face off with a Mithun (Indian Bison –Bos Gaurus) are high. Rich in migratory bird life.
easy to moderate Manas National Park 120m 4 hrs lodge Try to see animals at the salt/mineral lick.
easy to moderate Nature walks in Joypore Rain Forest 100m 6 hrs lodgeguesthouse A perfect way to get to see some rare Orchids in the wild. Rich in Orchids and wildlife.
RAJASTHAN
PHYSICAL CHALLENGE  NAME & AREA OF TREK MAX. ALTITUDE TREKKING DURATION TYPE OF OVERNIGHTS HIGHLIGHTS / FOCUS / DESCRIPTION / NOTES
TREKKING
easy Aravali  Trekking 1400m 5 days Tent, private homes, forest-rest-houses A trek on the longest mountain rage in western India, through shepard- & Garsias tribal villages. A great opportunity to enjoy the local culture, flora and fauna of the region. Starting at Sumer valley, surrounded  by the Aravali hills and ending at at the magnificent Kumbhalgarh fort.Best season: November to February
easy Rajasthan Horse Safari & Trekking 1400m 6 days Tent, private homes,  forest resthouses A unique combination of horse safari and trekking in the rural hamlets of the Marwar. Ride the famous 'Marwari' breed of horses on the first two days, then continue on foot to the Aravali mountains trekking through forests and tribal villages.Starting at Dhamil, a rustic hamlet and ending at the magnificent Kumbhalgarh fort.Best season: November to February
easy Desert Thar Camel Trek 750m 5 days tent & forest resthouses Traverse on camel back through the endless stretches of sand dunes of the inhabited Thar desert. A memorable journey that is a kaleidoscope of desert culture, life and an amazing ecosystem .Starting at the desert city of Bikaner and ending at Khichan is a small village which has a unique practice of feeding Demoiselle Cranes which arrive here in huge numbers during winter months.Best season: November to February
MYANMAR
PHYSICAL CHALLENGE  NAME & AREA OF TREK MAX. ALTITUDE TREKKING DURATION TYPE OF OVERNIGHTS HIGHLIGHTS / FOCUS / DESCRIPTION / NOTES
WALKING & HIKING
easy Golden Rock Walk 1102 m 45 min. Hotel Short walk to the Golden Rock. Access is by Truck, car and Walking.
easy Lya Myoe Chin Village Walk 1800 m ½  day Guesthouse  Truck Car and Walking
easy Kampalat Tribal Village Trek 1800 m 1 day Guesthouse  Truck Car and Walking
easy Kalaw & Palaung Village Walks 1000 m 2 days Hotel  Walking
easy Aye Tribal Village & Mt Victoria  Trek 3108 m 1 – 2 days (6 hrs – 7 hrs) Guesthouse  Truck Car and Walking
easy Kalaw - Inle Lake Tribal Village Trekking 1000 m 3 days Monastery  Walking
BHUTAN
PHYSICAL CHALLENGE  NAME & AREA OF TREK MAX. ALTITUDE TREKKING DURATION TYPE OF OVERNIGHTS HIGHLIGHTS / FOCUS / DESCRIPTION / NOTES
WALKING & HIKING
easy Village- & nature walks   1 – 3 hrs homestay or lodge Gain deep insights into way of life of Bhutan's rural population.
TREKKING up to 3600m
easy Sinchela 3000m 3 days  tent Discover Bhutan's countryside, its natural wonders and rural lifestyle by foot. Trek through pine-forests, rhododendron jungles and visit remote villages and temples
easy Gangtey 3390m 1 – 3 days  tent Discover Bhutan's countryside, its natural wonders and rural lifestyle by foot. Trek through pine-forests, rhododendron jungles and visit remote villages and temples.
TREKKING up to 4800m
moderate Sagala-Haa 4150m 3 days  tent Discover Bhutan's countryside, its natural wonders and rural lifestyle by foot. Trek through pine-forests, rhododendron jungles and visit remote villages and temples.
TREKKING up to 5600m
moderate to challenging Jomolhari 4950m 8 days tent The ideal trek if you want to experience Bhutan's mountain giants from up-close.
challenging Laya & Takin Trek 4900 m 15 tent Trek to the land oft he Laya nomads.
very challenging Snowman Trek  4500 – 5300 m 25 tent One of the most challenging treks of the entire Himalayas with 12 passes.
MONGOLIA
PHYSICAL CHALLENGE  NAME & AREA OF TREK MAX. ALTITUDE TREKKING DURATION TYPE OF OVERNIGHTS HIGHLIGHTS / FOCUS / DESCRIPTION / NOTES
TREKKING up to 3600m
easy Horse Trekking Khentii National Park 1500 m 5 days   Ride in the incredible Khentii National Park bordering to Siberia. Experience the nomad lifestyle, wide steppes, hot springs, tundra and pine-covered hills on horseback. It is a chance to discover the most remote and beautiful areas of the Khentii mountain range. The best horseback riding within Asia on magnificent untouched land!
moderate Desert Gobi Camel Trekking 1000 m – 1500 m 3 days  Tourist camp & tent  Trek through the rich, varied, landscape of the Gobi desert on camelback, camping in tents under the vast Mongolian skies, visiting local nomadic herding families in their gers, exploring ancient ruins and sites of dinosaur fossil finds, and submerging yourself entirely into the peaceful silence of this immense desert, before returning to Ulaanbaatar to experience the unique contrast of the traditional and modern in Mongolia's capital city.
TREKKING up to 4800m
moderate Altai & Gobi   4300 m; average is 2500 – 3000 m 16 days tourist camp & tent  Enjoy the tranquility of riding on horseback and walking at a leisurely pace through the lakes, rivers, valleys and snow-capped peaks of the Altai Mountain range. Observe the traditions of the eagle hunter Kazakhs. Camp under the endless blue Mongolian skies by the crystal-clear waters of mountain lakes.
moderate Altai Trekking 4300 m; average is 2500 – 3000 m 8 days tourist camp & tent  This journey traverses the Altai Mountains from the foothills of the mighty Tsambagarav to the base of the five glorious peaks of Tavan Bogd, the highest in Mongolia. We will pass through green pastures and lush meadows, camping next to crystal-clear mountain lakes and amongst valleys filled with wild flowers. The journey will be on foot and by horseback, but always at a leisurely pace. On the way we will meet nomadic people who maintain one of the world's most ancient and sustainable ways of life.
TIBET
PHYSICAL CHALLENGE  NAME & AREA OF TREK ALTITUDE TREKKING DURATION TYPE OF OVERNIGHTS HIGHLIGHTS / FOCUS / DESCRIPTION / NOTES
TREKKING EXPEDITIONS beyond 5600 m
challenging Simikot - Mount Kailash 2960 - 5630m 21 days tent Trek through the remote Karnali river valley in western Nepal, before crossing into Tibet. Explore 'Guge Kingdom', the repository of ancient Tibetan civilization and Mount Kailash, the holiest pilgrimage site in Tibet.
challenging Everest Base camp 3660 -6400 m 21 days lodges & tent Tibet is more or less an untamed land of nomads (drokpas), monasteries and high altitude desert that seem to stretch endlessly. Driving overland past the Tibetan plateau ('Roof of the world'), you encounter a picturesque mosaic of Tibetan settlements, nomadic herdsmen, ancient monasteries, high Mountain passes, wide arid plains and awe-inspiring mountain views.
NEPAL
PHYSICAL CHALLENGE  NAME & AREA OF TREK ALTITUDE TREKKING DURATION TYPE OF OVERNIGHTS HIGHLIGHTS / FOCUS / DESCRIPTION / NOTES
WALKING & HIKING
  Various hikes around Pokhara   3 – 7 hrs hotel Enjoy trekking in and around Pokhara with luxurious overnights.
TREKKING up to 3600m
moderate Sherpa Village TrekkingEverest-region 1300 – 1550m 12 days lodge A more subtle trek in this part of the region with a cultural focus including the visit of several Sherpa-villages.
easy   Royal TrekkingAnnapurna  1730 m 8 days Lodges The Royal Trek is so-named because Prince Charles and his 90 person entourage had explored this route in the early eighties. Starting from Kalikastan ridge...
moderate  Ancient Trails TrekkingAnnapurna 1200 – 2800 m 10 days Lodges We pass along some of the most beautiful and authentic villages in this region with spectacular views of Annapurna .
TREKKING 3600 to 4800m
           
moderate  Upper Mustang TrekkingMustang 2780 - 3840m 17 days Tent The word 'Mustang' conjures up ideas of remoteness and seclusion, a region lost amongst the mountains. This was an independent country until it was closely consolidated into Nepal just a few decades ago
moderate  Nar- Phu Valley TrekAnnapurna  820 – 3980m 22 days Lodges & Tent A fantastic journey in a wild and unexplored area located north of  Annapurna. The Nar Phu Valley. This trek is perfect for travelers who want to discover the Annapurna circuit as well as explore an untouched valley.
challenging Tsum Valley Trekking  850-4060m 19 days Tent The Tsum Valley is a sacred Himalayan pilgrimage valley situated in northern Gorkha district of Nepal. Tsum comes from the Tibetan word "Tsombo" which means vivid. The trail heads up the valley of the Budi Gandaki River through wild and unexplored country inhabited mainly by members of the Gurung ethnic groups. Good cup of the local cultivated natural coffee and Tatopani hot springs will help you to relax on this intensive trail.
moderate Fascinating Foothill TrekkingAnnapurna  1550 – 4130m 13 days Lodges This trek leads up to the Annapurna base camp & Machapuchare base camp.
challenging Langtang –Helambhu  1400 - 4350 m 17 days Lodges This is a superb introduction to trekking in Nepal, among some of the most beautiful scenery in the whole country.
moderate Gosainkunda Trekking  1400 -4610 m 10 days lodges Excellent and exciting trails, ridge-top paths with extensive views on both sides.
challenging  Kanchenjunga Nepal Base Eastern Nepal 2220 -4670 m 21 days Tent This trek approaches the South Face Base Camp of the world's third highest peak, Mt Kanchendzonga, 8598m, which lies along the boundary between Sikkim, India and the eastern frontier of Nepal
TREKKING 4800 to 5600m
           
challenging Dhalaugiri Circuit Trekking   850-5200m 26 days Tent The seventh highest mountain in the world, Dhaulagiri lies north – west of Pokhara culminating to its highest point at the eastern end. Dhaulagiri is almost unique in the world in terms of its rise above local terrain where it rises to 7000m over the Kali Gandaki gorge to the south east in about 30 km of aerial distance. In fact, Kali Gandaki is dramatic as two eight thousenders, Annapurna I & Dhaulagiri both stand near the river facing each other over a deep valley.
very challenging Mystic MountainEverest-region  2900 – 5400 m 22 days Lodges & Tent This is one of our toughest treks. You must be prepared for tough and strenuous mountain trekking. The trek take us to the top of two peaks.
challenging Instant Everest TrekkingEverest-region 2900 – 5400m 14 days lodges For  Everest-fanatics who just want to feel the might of Everest.
challenging Ultimate EverestEverest-region 2900 – 5400m 20 days lodges & tent The Trek covers the Everest region with close-up views of some of the highest mountains including Mt. Everest.
challenging Last Forntiers TrekkingEverest-region 2900 – 5400m  16 days lodges & tent Nangpa-la is the ancient main trading route between the Sherpas & the Tibetans. Explore the history of Nepal's Sherpa-people.
challenging Annapurna Cultural TrekkingAnnapurna 820 – 5420m 18 days lodges This is considered as one of the ten most popular trekking routes in the world.The journey is enriching  as you are exposed to a mixed population of Mongolian & Aryan backgrounds with distinctive cultures.
challenging Manaslu Trekking  850 -5420 m 23 days Tent The trail heads up the valley of the Buri Gandaki River through wild and unexplored country inhabited mainly by members of the Gurung ethnic group.
challenging  Untamed Dolpo Trekking  2370 -5460m 25 days Tent Trekking in the Dolpo region has its own charm, people here still lead a primitive life, yet they are friendly. This is also one of few areas where pre-Buddhist Bon Po religion is still practiced. The trail goes over three high passes, the Kagmara La [5115m], Baga La [5090m] and Numa La [5360m] passing the deep-blue tranquil Phoksumdo Lake and finally concludes at Juphal descending the gorge-side path of Tarap Khola.
EXPEDITION & MOUNTAINEERING beyond 5600m
challenging Ama Dablam Expedition  6856m 30 days Lodges & Tent Climb one of the most stunning peaks of the Himalaya with experienced Sherpas.
challenging Mera Peak Expedition  6654m 20 days Lodges & Tent Standing proudly at an altitude of 6654m, Mera Peak is the most popular trekking destination and is the highest trekking peak in Nepal. This fairly challenging trek has been designed to cater to trekkers' adventure needs to explore Mera peak from length to breadth. On scaling the summit of Mera Peak, we can have the most spectacular view of entire Himalayan ranges.
  Island Peak 6173m 22 days Lodges & Tent  Located on top of the Chukung glacier between Ama Dablam and Lhotse Mountains, Island Peak is the most sought after trekking destination because of its challenging geographical conditions. Each year more than 300 groups attempt to scale the summit of Island peak. This trek offers an excellent opportunity to climb a Himalayan Summit [6173m] together with an exhilarating Trek to the Everest Base Camp and Kala Pattar. The most difficult section is a mixed rock and ice wall at a slope of around 45 degrees leading to the narrow summit ridge.
very challenging Mt. Everest Expedition 8848m 58 days Lodges & Tent Guide-assisted with full support, surprising flexibility, the best weather forecasts, spare oxygen, email and plenty of other services. Above all we are dedicated to safety and success. You must have previous 8000m experience
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easy to moderate Horse Trekking in Arizone 800 m 1 – 5 days  tent / tipi Discover the ancient land of the Dineh (Navajo Native Americans) with the four-corners area of New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado  and Utah with us. Connect to this sacred land, its ancient traditions and the myths of the Ancient Ones by walking or horse-trekking with the guidance of a Navajo elder.
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