Nepal's Great Himalaya Trail Nepal's Great Himalaya Trail The Great Himalaya Trail is a network of existing treks and trails which together form one of the longest and highest walking trails in the world. Winding beneath the world’s highest peaks and visiting some of the most remote communities on earth, it passes through lush green valleys, arid high plateaus and incredible landscapes. Nepal’s GHT has 10 sections comprising a network of upper and lower routes (see this map of Nepal), each offering you something different, be it adventure and exploration, authentic cultural experiences, or simply spectacular Himalayan nature. The trek of a lifetime The trek of a lifetime Walking Nepal's Great Himalaya Trail is one of the last true adventures on earth. Wander in the footsteps of some of the greatest Himalayan pioneers and be amazed by the breathtaking landscapes of the Himalayan range, century old cultures frozen in time and the friendly faces of the Himalayan People greeting you with 'Namaste' every step of the way. Now is your chance to embark on your journey of a lifetime and return with a heart full of memories and smiles ... Beneath mountain majesties Beneath mountain majesties What a better place on earth for mountain lovers than the mighty Himalayas. You won't get higher than here, that's for sure! Nepal is home to eight of the world's highest peaks, from the ever famous Mount Everest, to its majestic companions Cho Oyo and Lhotse, the Annapurnas, gargantuan Dhaulagiri, Kanchenjunga, 'the great black one' Makalu to the two-horned Manalsu - they are all here, aligned in a glistening chain of true grandeur. What are you waiting for? The mountains are calling.... A rainbow of people and cultures A rainbow of people and cultures The Great Himalaya Trail will bring you into a world as colourful as the rainbow, a cultural tapestry of friendly Sherpa hospitality in the Khumbu region, ancient Buddhist kingdoms hidden behind the world's greatest Mountain ranges in Nepal's most Northern realms, Shamanistic and animist traditions in the countries Far West and spiritual tranquility of century old monasteries and medieval villages in the Himalayas most remote places. Learn about Nepal's plethora of cultures and ethnicities, languages, songs, dances, myths and stories as you meets its warm-hearted locals. After all, a country is best described by its people.... A path to development A path to development As more and more people embark on a trek along the GHT, the trail will help channel revenues from tourism to poor communities in less visited and under-developed mountain areas, thereby spreading the benefits of tourism more widely and inclusively among the people of Nepal. Through the GHT Development Programme, the Government of Nepal is working closely with the tourism industry and host communities along the trail to ensure that the GHT is developed in line with responsible tourism principles, generating vital jobs and income for local communities, while contributing to the conservation of the country’s natural and cultural heritage. Join Nepal's path to development and discover the countries most beautiful off-the-beaten track destinations, not only bringing smiles to the faces of locals, put true opportunities for sustainable development!

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