Off the Beaten Path Trek

Off the beaten path trek takes you on Nepal’s new and nonpopular trekking trail. Nepal is famous as the Trekker’s paradise. It offers countless exciting trekking destinations. Each destination has a unique combination of natural and cultural elements.

Trekking in Nepal will take you through a country that has captured the imagination. It is human nature that they are curious about something new, new ideas, new places & new cultures. We are looking forward to exploring a new route.

The off-the-beaten trekking tracks take visitors to some of Nepal’s most remote and beautiful areas. The Government of Nepal recently opened new culturally and naturally popular routes. Trekking to this newly opened trek area, the traveler encounters lonely villages. They can see varieties of flora and fauna and the deepest valleys. Nepal’s virgin trekking trails enable visitors to discover rare cultures and lifestyles.

The famous old trekking Route is becoming more crowded and busy. But new trekking routes in Nepal are interesting for trekkers. The attraction to explore Nepal’s off-the-beaten-path trek destinations is getting high. Some off-the-beaten-path trekking trails venture through intriguing villages.

There, one can genuinely see Nepal’s people’s life in the Himalayas’ mid-hills and foothills. The magnificent scenery of the country turns your dream into reality. Nepalese people’s classic way of life has been intact for centuries. Their lifestyle is sure to increase one’s affection level.

Suppose you seek more quiet, natural, and non-tourist trekking trails in Nepal. We recommend the off-the-beaten-path trek destinations. You will encounter the local people’s vibrant culture during the off-the-beaten-path trek. Moreover, you will see their homes and witness local dance and cultural shows. Trekking along newly opened trails enables you to enjoy a distinct culture.

Your visit to these off-the-beaten-path treks will also help the local dwellers struggling for existence. A newly opened off-the-beaten-path trek in Nepal provides the perfect answer to trekkers looking for freshness and adventure in their tours. The walk allows you to marvel at Nepal’s novel and diverse natural treasures.

Off-the-beaten-path treks are the best in Nepal, with untouching routes and isolated places. We will travel to the hidden and medieval villages, impressive lakes, and Buddhist Monasteries. We view varieties of flora and fauna as well as cultural diversities. They are lying in the rain shadow area of the Himalayas. The landscapes are similar to those of the Tibetan Plateau.

The people there have enthralling splendor and distinctive culture. It is a great place to witness the full spectrum of wildflowers. From Jumla, one may recognize ground orchids, corydalis, impatiens, and roses. Larkspurs, geraniums, poppies, and saxifrages proliferate in the alpine areas. Shey Phoksundo National Park is another attraction for remote treks in Nepal. It has a diversity of plant and animal species.

One can look for the flocks of swift-flying snow pigeons. You can see gliding pairs of Himalayan griffons within the forest along the trek to Rara Lake. It is possible to catch sight of Nepal’s national bird, the Impeyan Pleasant (Danphe). Great places to spot blue sheep include the dangerous Kangmara trail.

Moreover, one will likely experience the vast wildlife settling in the region. We can see Blue Sheep, Mountain Goat, Jackal, Wolf, and the legendary Snow Leopard. On the off-the-beaten-path trek, remote landscapes are vast. Only the massive snow-capped peaks break the landscapes.

The country’s best trekking secrets include spectacular turquoise lakes and Tibetan monasteries. It also has breathtaking high passes. Afterward, the Approach from the south ascends the Hindu lowlands through deep gorges.

It also has high passes into the remote, arid landscapes of Do Tarap and outer Dolpo. The Route goes through the ancient Tibetan salt caravan route and high passes. Numa La (5190 m), Baga La (5070 m), Kagmara–La (4800 m), and other very remote areas of the country.

Trekking in the Western region

The Western region is the habitat of herbal land unspoiled trans-Himalayan culture. Buddhist monuments and unique human civilization at high altitudes are worth a visit, with language and traditions quite different from the rest of the best off-the-beaten-path treks.

Trek to Kanchenjunga is the world’s third-highest peak at 8586 m. Mount Makalu (8463m) comes at number five if we go to the west. The foothills of these Himalayan giants pass through the remote country. It provides a flashback to the government.

The explorers like Edmund Hillary made the first ascents in 1950. They passed through a fascinating variety of landscapes – terraced rice fields. We will also pass by rhododendron forests and rolling alpine meadows. We get the desolate lunar landscape of the high Himalayas.

Trekking in the Eastern region

The most marveled off-the-beaten-path trek in the eastern region is the Makalu Barun National Park. It lies on the border of Tibet and the Kanchenjunga massif on the edge of Sikkim. This wonderful Eastern region trekking of Nepal starts with a breathtaking scenic flight.

In this remote area, trekking is comparatively frequent. So, the unspoiled villages and environment are yours to discover. You do not get the distractions of other trekkers. The off-the-beaten-path trek in this remote area can sometimes get moderately severe.

The walk becomes more difficult while crossing the passes. For every hard sweat, you get the dazzling scenery. The path advances towards the windswept, rugged terrains. It provides the overwhelming views of the towering peaks.

Arun Valley remote treks in Nepal

Trekking in Arun Valley offers superb Himalayan scenery, which includes Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Baruntse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Thamserku, and other cultures and landscapes. Arun Valley is famous for its rich natural vegetation and wildlife. This Route is one of the best path trek trails in Nepal.

More than 650 species of birds and over 800 species of butterflies are here. We can find the shelter of the rare Panda in this trekking trail. We can see orchids and other flowers along a faint jungle trail and swirl prayer flags at Shipton La in our path. Makalu-Arun Valley takes you into the natural splendor and customs. Most of the time, we will walk via Sherpa villages.

Trek stay from Tumlingtar.

It provides an alternative approach to trekking in the Khumbu region. Arun Valley Trek has incredible natural beauty and cultural diversity. We need to take a flight to Tumlingtar to start this Off-the-beaten-path trek. Tumlingtar is a small village located on a plateau. Or you can also take a trip to Biratnagar and trek in the Arun region via Hille.

Crossing into the upper Hongu Valley, you can create a smooth, wilder hike. The highest point of the Arun Valley trek is Salpa Bhanjyang. We can visit the Hindu holy Salpa Lake (3414m). Sherpa, Rai, and Limbu are the principal inhabitants of this region.

We can learn about their unique culture and traditions during the Arun Valley trek. You will encounter rhododendrons, firs, and spurs forests. Arun Valley trekking demands stamina and fitness to enjoy the region’s beauty. The part provides some outstanding mountain views.

You can take pleasure in gorgeous scenarios of valleys. You get mesmerizing views of silvery mountains. Suppose you are looking for wilderness and solitude. And you can overcome the logistical complications of the region. Then, this Makalu Arun Valley region trekking can be the right choice.

Restricted area trekking

Nepal: Nepal is a country famous among many travelers worldwide. We can visit the cultural, religious, and historical places. However, there are some Off-the-beaten path treks and Restricted areas too. It means foreigners’ entry is strict in such sites, and need a special permit. These restricted areas are “Paradise on Earth.” The regions have a lot of natural beauty, hidden valleys, people, and unique culture.

The government of Nepal has focused on tourism for the country’s welfare. The government controls the entry of foreigners, and some areas still have limits. The government has decided these regions are ‘restricted. They did this to protect the natural environment and culture from outside influences.

These remote treks in Nepal still need to be unspoiled or untamed. It is full of wilderness ecological and cultural museums. There has been a lot of change with the development of science and technology. But the lives of the inhabitants have rarely changed.

Fully organized  remote treks in Nepal

You must arrange the trek to the restricted area in Nepal as a fully equipped, organized trek. You must book it through a registered trekking agency. The trek uses tents, Sherpa staff, cooks, and porters. Camping trek is the classic style of trekking in Nepal. It is too mannered in almost every part of the restricted region trek.

Off-the-beaten-path trek are away from the more popular trails. It provides a wilderness experience in both natural and cultural features. We need a minimum of 2 trekkers to issue the permit. Suppose some problem occurs during your trip, and you need support. The government restricts some areas because it doubts the security that trekkers need. Many parts of Nepal located in the Himalayan region are neighbors to Tibet.

The lifestyle and culture are different than Tibet. These areas are restricted, so Tibet does not affect Nepal’s culture. They are considering the traveler’s requirements. We are happy to organize this Remote trek in Nepal. Our company, Above the Himalaya, is licensed to operate trekking in wilder remote treks in Nepal.

Makalu is the best camp for best remote treks in Nepal

The Makalu Base Camp trek is one of the best Off-the-beaten-path treks in Nepal. The Route goes to the Makalu-Barun National Park and Conservation Area. It takes up deep into the eastern Himalayas. It is a place of outstanding natural beauty and diversity in flora and fauna.

The Barun Valley is part of a massive international protected area under an agreement between China and Nepal. The region has a wide range of climates. It contains some of Nepal’s wealthiest and most diverse pockets of plants and animals.

Our destination, Makalu Base Camp (5,000m), brings us to one of Nepal’s most remote and unfrequented areas. As well as the very pristine area trail to Makalu base camp takes you deep into the high Himalayas. The giant of Makalu, The Great Black, looms above you, Everest, Lhotse, and Baruntse.

We will do this off-the-beaten-path trek via Arun Valley. The Arun River between Num and Seduwa will have the fittest Trekker’s heart pounding. For those with a keen eye, there is a large variety of orchids, aromatic plants, oak, and primrose. Not least of all, there are 19 species of bamboo. During this Nepal remote trek route, you will meet the ethnic groups of Limbu, Newar, and Rai at the lower heights.

While we are on the beaten path, trekking to high elevations, there are Tibetan Buddhists. These people live in isolated villages. They rely mainly on subsistence farming for their livelihoods and are culturally rich. The highlights of this rich natural paradise include beautiful mountains and pristine forests.

It has a wide variety of plants and animal life. Thus, they are simple and warm-hearted local people with rich, varied customs. You need help finding modern facilities and amenities in this off-the-beaten-path trek region. But you get blessed with an incredible diversity of natural beauty.


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