Top 6 Best Short Treks in Nepal – Snapshot Overview

If you’re thinking about visiting Nepal, this snapshot overview of some of the best treks that the country has to offer is everything you’ve been searching for. From the most popular trekking destinations to hidden gems that are waiting to be discovered, from grueling encounters to short and scintillating journeys, this guide of the best short treks in Nepal has everything that you could possibly imagine.

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Nepal’s Tourism Industry is still Struggling after the April 25th 2015 Earthquake

Copenhagen, Denmark – Bookmundi.com conducted a survey with +80 of the largest tour operators in Nepal and concluded that the majority of operators still experience a 31-70% decrease in bookings nearly one year after the April 25th 2015 earthquake. 

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Health and Safety for trekking in Nepal

Trekking in Nepal is very rewarding and a lifetime experience. While trekking is not dangerous, safety should always be kept in mind. All trekking agencies at BookMundi will always have a pre-trek meeting where among others safety will be discussed. We still recommend, however, that you prepare yourself as much as possible and go through the below health and safety instructions – they may come in handy.

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Altitude illness or Acute Mountain illness

What is altitude illness?

Altitude sickness occurs due to a lack of oxygen and air pressure to meet the demands of ones body as you ascend. At sea level and below 8000 ft, there is sufficient air pressure and oxygen, however as you ascend up the mountain, pressure starts to drop and therefore oxygen levels drop also. Altitude sickness occurs when your body is unable to adapt to the changes in air pressure and oxygen levels.

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