The Himalayas are a dominating and majestic mountain range spanning multiple countries and across the whole of northern Nepal. As the highest mountain system in the world, the Himalayas are a magnet for outdoor adventurers, hikers and climbers who flock to the region for a taste of breathtaking scenery and unforgettable treks ranging from moderate to extreme in difficulty.

Hiking in this region is not all snow-capped peaks and intense climbs. Temperate river valleys are hidden amidst the towering mountains with terraced fields and lush forests as part of the scene along the ancient trail. Cultures in the rural mountain passes of Nepal’s Himalayas continue their traditional pursuits in peaceful isolation, with fine artisan weavers and many other handicrafts originating from the hillside settlements.