Types of trekking in Nepal

Tented or Camping
-Organized camp
-Use support staff (Porters)
– Professional or Trained guide
– Advance confirmation for
tented camp
Tea House or Lodge trekking
– Stay in tea house or lodge
-Consume local food
-Light travel or trek
-Cost effective

Define trekking, mountaineering

What is trekking?
– Walking in remote region, far away from hustle bustle city life, out of town
What is mountaineering?
-Climbing in Mountain

History of Trekking and Mountaineering in Nepal

Jimmy Roberts had spent years in Nepal attached to the British residency and accompanied
Tilman on his first trek. In 1965, he founded “Mountain Travel” in the Kali Gandaki area, the first
of Nepal’s trekking companies and the ingénue for the adventure travel industry.
– 1965, trekking was introduced in Nepal by Colonel Jimmy Roberts.
– Lieutenant Colonel James Owen Merion Roberts (1916–1997) “The Father of Trekking” in
– providing tents to the hikers and having them readily available, paired together with the
– pioneering in this new field of mountaineering in Nepal became a success and was an
absolute crowd-puller.
– hills and isolated valleys in the remote destination of the country,
– walking about six to seven hours each day
– equipment and bag packs generally carried by porters or animals like yaks or donkeys,
– reach their destination of the base camp of the mountains.