Nepal Accessible Trekking

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Trip Duration 07 Days
Group Size 1-4 People
Maximum Altitude Kathmandu (1,400m)
Difficulty Grade Easy
Start & End Point Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Best Seasons Mar-May, Sept-Nov

Nepal Accessible Trekking

  • The route to this trek is paved or blacktopped, so people traveling in wheelchairs will not have any problems.
  • Trekkers will get to see and observe the beauty of Nepal closely.
  • The route for this trek is almost flat, so people with mobility issues will be uncomfortable.
  • The 1.3 km section is part of a 14-km long hiking path on the ridge connecting Nepal’s Sarangkot area to Naudanda.
  • Pokhara is the gateway to the Himalayas in Nepal; from there, you can observe the high mountains covered in snow.

Overview of Nepal Accessible Trekking

There have been many questions about accessible trekking in the mountains of Nepal. Nepal is one of the top trekking countries. It has been starting inclusive adventure tourism with disabled-friendly trekking. Nepal Accessible Trekking is for all kinds of people.

If you need any help with mobility but love trekking and traveling, this trek is for you. Nepal Accessible Trekking has the best route and comfortable facility for differently-abled people. In the present context, the trail for accessible trekking is 1.24km long.

The path is fit for people who need assistance with walking or a wheelchair for their easement. During the accessible trek, you will get a view of MT. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Manaslu. You can enjoy the raw beauty of Nepal with all comfort.

Nepal Accessible Trekking opened in 2018. It goes through the route near Pokhara with panoramic views. This type of trekking is for old aged and differently-abled people. The accessible trekking trail is one of the first accessible trekking trails in Asia.

You should note that this trekking trail is in the verse to complete. This trek consists of some spectacular mountains and green grassland views. Nepal Tourism Board has been working to make this trek more comfortable and enjoyable for all people.

For the longest time, primarily Himalayan trekking in Nepal was difficult. People with normal physical conditions had to take some training and preparation for trekking in the Himalayas. So, people with physical disabilities couldn’t travel in Nepal’s endless uphills and downhills. Nepal Accessible Trekking trail is for people who cannot trek on the regular route.

Itinerary of Nepal Accessible Trekking

DAY
01

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Our team above the Himalayan will welcome you at the airport for your Nepal Accessible Trekking. Then we will help you in or arrive and escort you to the hotel rooms.

You can rest for some time, and then we will inform you of the details regarding this trekking. If you wish, you can even go roaming around the streets of Kathmandu.

Car 25 minute
Accommodation Hotel
Altitude Kathmandu (1,400m)
DAY
02

Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley

After breakfast at your hotel, you start the itinerary of your Nepal Accessible Trekking. We will enjoy the sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley. Kathmandu is a fascinating spot for tourists. People love to observe the authenticity and historical monuments of Kathmandu.

Every tourist must visit the three most important sites. The first place to visit is the Bouddhanath stupa, the most significant Buddhist stupa. The second place is the famous Pashupatinath stupa. It is the most important Hindu shrine. In addition, the final city of art is Patan, where you can see some historic buildings and temples.

Car 7 hrs
Accommodation Hotel
Meals Breakfast
Altitude Kathmandu (1,400m)
DAY
03

Day 03: Drive or flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara

Day three of this Nepal Accessible Trekking is an enjoyable ride from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Bus for the drive will be very comfortable for differently-abled people. It will take about 5 to 7 hours to reach Pokhara from Kathmandu, so you must start your campaign early in the morning.

On the way, you can enjoy the beautiful Trishuli River. You can see green forests and natural planes alongside. Once you reach Pokhara, we will take you to the hotel where you will spend the night.

Flight 25 min
Accommodation Hotel
Meals Breakfast
Altitude Pokhara (822m)
DAY
04

Day 04: Sightseeing around Pokhara

Pokhara falls on the top when it comes to Nepal Accessible Trekking. Pokhara is the gateway to the Himalayas of Nepal. Thousands of people visit Pokhara.

There are many fancy places here with outstanding views of the high mountains. For this trek, you can see the Tibetan refugee camp and the International Mountain Museum. You can go boating in Phewa Lake.

Car
Accommodation Hotel
Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Altitude Pokhara (822m)
DAY
05

Day 05: Accessible trekking in Pokhara

From here, you will have a one-hour drive to Sarankot. There you can experience the exhilarating view of the mountains. After that, through a Nepal Accessible Trekking path, you will get a clear and close view of the mountains.

You can see Mount Himchuli, Fishtail, and Annapurna II. You can also view Annapurna I and Gangpurna from the trail. On the way, you can enjoy the culture and traditions of the local people. You will have to stay overnight at the hotel.

Multiple
Accommodation Hotel
Meals Breakfast, Lunch
Altitude Pokhara (822m)
DAY
06

Day 06: Drive or flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu

After enjoying Pokhara, it is now time to get back to Kathmandu. Again, on your Nepal Accessible Trekking itinerary. You will have to take a drive to Kathmandu. On the way, you can stop to eat lunch. After reaching Kathmandu, you can get back to the hotel. If you have enough time, you can roam around the street of Thamel.

Flight 25 min
Accommodation Hotel
Meals Breakfast
Altitude Kathmandu (1,400m)
DAY
07

Day 07: Transfer to airport

This day is the last day of this Nepal Accessible Trekking. Depending on the time of your flight, we will take you to the airport and have your final departure. We hope to see you for a further trekking experience in Nepal. Happy trekking!

Car 25
Meals Breakfast

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Is it difficult to trek on the accessible trail?

Nepal Accessible Trekking is the most leisurely trek in Nepal. But it depends on your physical ability and how much you can take. The trail for this trek is flat until you reach Pokhara, from where the path becomes sloppy. There is a blacktopped road in the central area.

In some places, there are damaged streets, making walking hard. The route to the main viewpoint consists of pebbles, rock, and an uneven trail. Remember, rail construction still needs to be completed, i.e., there is a paved track up to 0.2km.

Walking the Nepal-accessible trekking trail to get the view might be rigid. But you can see the mountains from the hotel and resort. The path has many pebbles and big stones. So, people using a wheelchair will require another person for help. Signboards on the route that show the road’s steepness might be helpful.

You can find the hotels according to your comfort. Hotels ground will provide the closest full view of the mountain range. You can also rely on handrailing for the old aged people. The accessible trail is the easiest for people with some physical modality and old-aged people.

Food and drinks during the Nepal-accessible trekking & tour

Himalayan Deurali Hotel is quite famous for the trail to Nepal Accessible Trekking. There, you can find typical Nepal food. Locals believe that Nepal food Dal, Bhat, and Tarkari give energy and keep your body warm during the trek. Besides, there is only a little variety in food besides the regular menu.

Due to the increasing number of vegan trekkers, the hotels also provide options for vegan food. In your Nepal Accessible Trekking, you will get rice, boiled lentils, and pickles. You also get vegetable curries, chapati, oat porridge, and fried or mashed potatoes. Also, if you want, you can try Sherpa food.

Furthermore, the local people suggest trekkers not eat meat. Eating more Carbs and water for hydration helps you. Garlic soup, Beetroot, and other nitrate-rich foods are helpful during this trek.

Accommodation during Nepal-accessible trekking

You will find many hotels on the Nepal-accessible trekking trail. The hotels for accommodation are comfortable for differently-abled people. The famous Himalayan derail hotels on the route provide complete facilities for people with any particular modality.

The hotel’s rooms are cottages that are separate from each other. The hotel rooms will give you the perfect views of the mountain ranges. The teahouse also provides an excellent place for accommodation.

Most Asked Questions by Travellers

Nepal-accessible trekking might be the only experience that does not need any fitness level. This trek is for people with mobility problems, so fitness is optional. Furthermore, this trek is the easiest; as long as you are healthy, you will not have any issues during the tour. In addition to this, the trail is almost flat and easy to walk.

There is a viewpoint of the accessible trek at an altitude of 1,568 meters from sea level. However, the trail to this viewpoint could be more organized and rocky. Furthermore, the highest sleeping point during this trek is at the elevation of a 1,538-meter resort.

The resort has a spectacular view of the mountains and is very close to Pokhara city. The total distance for an accessible trekking trail is 1.78 km. People have been traveling in accessible trekking trails for the last six years. This trek is becoming more famous nowadays.

The best time to visit accessible trekking is from mid-October to December. This season is the peak time for trekking in the Himalayas. The winter brings another level of beauty to Nepal. For instance, February to April is another best time for accessible trekking in Nepal.

The entire trekking trail will be full of blooming flowers all around. In addition to this, May and June are also great times for accessible trekking. During this time, the weather becomes lovely, with a meager chance of precipitation. The skies also remain transparent for seeing Himalayan. Despite this, you can trek from June to September to avoid crowds.

The accessible trekking trail is free now, i.e., you do not need any trekking permit for this trek. You can take the package deal. Package deals are the best when it comes to accessible trekking. Travelers can also do solo traveling. But we suggest you travel with a trekking company as it will be much easier. This trek is short and mostly flat, so the cost is lower.

Usually, the price of a day ranges from 50 to 80 USD, including the drive and meal. If you wish to extend your trek, you must pay according to this. If you want to reduce the cost, you can split the transportation cost with someone else. The resort is costlier than hotels, so you can stay in a hotel.

The hiring guide is entirely up to the trekkers. However, if you are traveling to Nepal for the first time, you might need some help. You can find plenty of guides, but picking one from trekking companies is safer. A guide can charge up to 25 to three USD a day.

They can tell you more about the trek and help you in case of any problem. A guide can mediate if you want to communicate with the locals. An experienced guide will also have essential medication in case of emergency. Furthermore, if you hire a porter, you can hire them from Pokhara easily.

The trail to this trek goes through a forest area. Therefore, if you are lucky enough, you might see deer and snow leopards on the way. Moreover, many species of birds and small mammals are on the way. Thus, there is no such risk as wildlife on the trail.

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I had a dream to visit Nepal and go to the countryside. Thank you, Above The Himalaya Trekking, for arranging the best tour and small trekking near Pokhara. The trail is wheelchair friendly. I have enjoyed the great mountain vie wand countryside.

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