Adventure Exodus Pvt. Ltd. on November 20, 2019
Traveling sure is an absolutely delightful activity. People all over the world enjoy traveling, whether it be around their own country or across the world. But traveling is not just about receiving joy from the place you visit. When you travel to foreign places, you are handed certain responsibilities to help with the betterment of the locals. Volunteer Trekking is a growing trend that lets you enjoy the benefits of traveling whilst giving back to the community. Volunteer Trekking in Nepal takes you to the rural destinations in Nepal where you explore the remoteness of the region and encounter rich ethnic communities.
Unlike normal treks, in volunteer trekking, you travel along with contributing to preserving, protecting, and promoting the natural as well as socio-cultural assets of the communities you visit. Some basic volunteer trekking packages include medical checkups, cultural and natural conservation awareness campaigns, teaching programs, repairing infrastructure, etc. Furthermore, below are some of the most popular volunteer tourism plans available in Nepal.
The Everest View Trek is an amazing trek that leads you through mesmerizing landscapes ending in a spectacular view of the Mt. Everest (8848 m). The maximum altitude you will reach during your trip is 3,860 meters at Tengboche. The Tengboche Monastery at Tengboche offers a mesmerizing panorama of the Himalayas like the Mt. Everest (8848 m), Nuptse (7861 m), and Ama Dablam (6856 m) and many other mountains. Along the trek, you also get in touch with the Sherpa community and their unique culture. The Everest View trek is rather short and easy trek which can be done within just 10 days. Moreover, it is also suitable for all types of travelers.
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is an easy yet massively rewarding adventure in the foothills of the Annapurna Himalayas. With views of peaks such as the Annapurna (8091 m), Hiunchuli (6441 m), Gangapurna (7454 m), Machhapuchhre (6997 m), and many other massifs, Annapurna Base Camp trek is surely worth the shot. The Annapurna Base Camp trek is a 15-day journey that takes you to the heart of the Annapurna region. The maximum altitude you will reach during this trip is 4,130 meters at the Base camp. The trek also stops at Poonhill, one of the most renowned vantage points to observe the Annapurna range. The Annapurna Base Camp trek takes you to the peaceful communities of the Gurung tribe that reside in the rural areas of the Annapurna region.
Langtang Valley is the closest one can travel from Kathmandu to enjoy trekking. Despite being so close to the city, the wilderness of the lands and the Himalayan aura is no less than any other place. Trails on the Langtang Valley Trekking are decorated with Rhododendron and bamboo forests, gushing waterfalls, and glorious mountains in the Langtang range. Sheltered by the great Langtang Lirung (7,227 m), the trail settles at Kyanjin Gompa. From Kyanjin Ri (4,773 m), also the highest point of this trek; you witness magnificent views of the Langtang ranges and the neighboring peaks. The Langtang Valley trek is a 13-day trek that runs along with the Langtang ranges and the villages of the local Tamang inhabitants.
Volunteer trekking in Nepal might just be the best way to travel. While you enjoy the fantastic nature and experience cultural beauty, you simultaneously give back to the community. Thus, if you are planning to travel- make sure you sign up for volunteer trekking as well.