The far-west Nepal is totally distinct from other parts of the country. Treks in this particular region are unique in the sense that one can enjoy the unspoilt natural beauty as well as different lifestyles and cultures of the local people. As the region is less developed and less accessible, fewer facilities are available for trekkers. So, trekking in the area is of much more of an exploration type. Trekkers need to get prepared for some delays and other hardships. Trekking in the region is relatively more expensive as compared to other areas. This is mainly due to its remoteness.
As mentioned earlier, the region is interesting even from the point of view of eth nic culture. The ethnic group found in the northern parts of the region, especially in Dolpo, belongs to the people of Tibetan origin. Many other ethnic communities like Magars, Gurungs, and the people following Hinduism also live in the region.
Apart from the scenic beauty and green forests and valleys, the region is home to a number of species of wildlife such as leopard, Himalayan Tahr and blue sheep.
The region has a lot of trekking routes. Some of the popular ones include Dolpo, Simikot and Lake Rara. Considering the weather and climatic conditions, spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November) are the best trekking seasons. However, the northern parts are also suitable for summer treks. Since the region has not been developed to cater to independent trekkers, trekkers are recommended to visit the region in groups. They are required to be self-sufficient in terms of food, accommodation and health.
The 7,132-metre Api Himal is considered as the highest mountain of far-west Nepal. The trekking region is quite remote and untoched. Until now, very few tourists have visited the region. The real wilderness of the Nature can be experienced along this trail.
Surrounded by verdant alpine meadows and steep densely forested ridges abundant with wildlife. The lake is stunningly beautiful, with unbelievably tranquility, a paradise untouched. The region around Jumla and Rara Lake is still relatively unexplored.
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