Best moderate trekking trails reflecting the shades of Himalayas

7 Aug 2019 Pic Do Midi

Mt Machhapuchhre from ABC

Moderate trekking is a perfect section to explore if you are seeking for an adventure-packed vacation trek. Nepal is just the place you will like to be for this purpose. Starting from lower hills to the snow-capped Himalayas and sometimes even in the flatlands, these treks bring out the perfect joy of traveling on foot. With some significant cultural components backing up every session of your walk, nature scenery and landscape, moderate treks top the list of to-do things in Nepal. The best thing about this variation of the trek is that there is enough time to enjoy the trek than the pressure to complete a segment in the given time.

Here, we provide you the best of the moderate treks in the Himalayas that you can select from in your vacation. 

1. Ghorepani Poonhill trek
The Ghorepani-Poonhill trek can be known as the abbreviated version of the all-popular Annapurna Base Camp trek. The first destination in our list is also one of the most customizable ones as you can make your own itinerary ranging from 4 to 9 days in total. However, when it comes to giving fantastic views, there are only a few topping the Ghorepani-Poonhill trek. The Gurung village of Ghandruk, sunrise in Poonhill viewpoint, and a beautiful trail to enjoy nature are all the reasons to select Ghorepani-Poonhill trek in your next vacation.

2. Langtang Helambu Trek
The Langtang-Helambu Trek gives you some more parts of challenging segments topping the altitude to enjoy in the moderate section. The cultural part catches you with a surprise as we hover through tightly packed settlements here. Similarly, with the holy Gosainkunda Lake and the landscape view throughout is a treat to your senses. A perfect blend to see the different shades of the Himalayas and the people living there, Langtang- Helambu trek is also less crowded than the other trekking regions. This trek can be customized to complete between 7-12 days.

3. Pikey Peak trek
Wanna go near the Everest, but the concepts of Altitude sickness bug you before. This trail was the exact one followed by the very first summiteers (Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Sherpa) of the Everest. Well, the Pikey peak trek provides you the perfect solution for that with the added privilege of experiencing the Everest from different angles. The lifestyle and farming techniques combine with the local culture and cuisine to provide you a perfect vacation. From the peak at 4045 meters of elevation, the view of the Himalayas is just breathtaking. This trek can be customized to complete between 8-11 days.

4. Mardi Himal Trek
Mardi Himal trek provides you a close-up view of the Himalayas topped by the majestic Fishtail (Macchapucchre). This trek is one of the most relaxed ones to select from the moderate section. In a span of a few days, you can experience almost every change in landscape and vegetation in the Himalayas. With some magical sunrise waking you up, every day is a boost to explore more here. This trek can be customized to complete between 5-9 days.

5. Lower Dolpa trek
Moderate treks mustn’t necessarily be the short ones as there are plenty of destinations where you will just want to lose yourself in the beautiful surrounding. One such region is Dolpo. With some unique and authentic culture, lifestyle, and tradition, this trek is perfect for taking a break from the modernized world. With a magical view of the Himalayas, rare wildlife spotting adventure, pristine scenery of the Phoksundo Lake, and a slight bliss of Tibetan art within, the lower Dolpo never fails to deliver. This trek can be customized to complete between 12-16 days.

6. Tsum Valley Trek
The Tsum valley is one of the lesser-traveled regions in the moderate treks of Nepal. Giving you some immense Tibetan cultural bliss and the lifestyle in the rocky landscape, the views of Manaslu never leaves your side here. This trek is more appropriate to try before a bit challenging one of the Manaslu circuit. This trek can be customized to complete between 13-16 days. The trail is also bundled with some great viewpoints and bit challenging portions to give you an overall Himalayan adventure. 

With Himalaya Pic Du Midi experience the best bits of the Himalayas in your next vacation.

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