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Best Himalayan Hike Trails

Himalayan Hike Trails

We have compiled a list of the best Himalayan hike trails ever and given below all information that an average hiker will need. If you have any questions, you can always leave your comments below and our trek/ hike experts will help answer.

1. Great Himalaya Trail, Nepal

This hike trail has huge historic significance because people have been crossing this trail for centuries before us for ancient trade and pilgrimage. In this hike trail you can also see wild animals – such as the endangered snow leopard, blue sheep, yaks, red pandas etc. On your hike you will also witness a lot of Buddhist monasteries and the Sherpas who have been living here for centuries. More about this Hike Trail in Nepal

Length of the Hike Trail: 1000+ kms. You can decide which section you want to hike.
Best time to go on hike: April and October are the two safe months. The weather is always unpredictable in the Himalayas.
Tips from other hikers: If you are a new hiker, and one of the ten sections of the 1000 km Great Himalaya Trail sounds intimidating you can always opt for the Green Route.

2. Mount Kailash Pilgrimage, Tibet

This hike is best for those seeking peace with themselves. Kailash the mountain hasn’t been climbed so far but this hike trail goes around the mountain and brings serenity to the mind of the hiker. More about this Hike Trail in Tibet

Length of the Hike Trail: 32 kms
Best time to go on hike: April to September
Tips from other hikers: Do take a dip in lake Mansarovar, the highest lake in the world (at more than 15,000 feet)

3. Snowman Trek, Bhutan

This is the most difficult hike trail in the World. During this trek, at one point you may even be as high as 17,000 feet (on Rinchen Zoe La Pass). The snowman trek has a record that less than half the hikers finish the trail and perhaps therefore the hardcore hikers consider this the best hike trail in the World. More about this Hike Trail in Bhutan

Length of the Hike Trail: 320 kms
Best time to go on hike: October and April
Tips from other hikers: Bhutan laws say you have to travel with a guided tour company

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