Trekking in Nepal can be done for adventures and exploration by any age group of people according to their capability and the treks in Nepal is classified according to the features of the route and the elevation changes during the trek along with the number of days to complete it. We can also find some treks that require special and standard physical fitness and some rest days that are a bit tougher than the normal trekking routes. The best way to compensate the problems arising during the trek, we recommend and advice to have some morning and evening walks, jogging, regular exercises, stretching of the body parts and meditations before taking part in the trek. We would also like you to consult with your doctors and physicians for safety recommendations.
1. Grade A (Easy Treks)
Distance of travel in a day does not exceed more than 5 hours in this easy difficulty level of trek though your walking speed and steepness determines the length. The duration of trek will be not more than 10 days and not more than 3000m in elevation.
2. Grade B (Moderate Treks)
Distance of travel in a day does not exceed more than 6-7 hours in this moderate difficulty level of trek though your walking speed and steepness determines the length and well fitness in physical capability is required. The duration of trek will be not more than 15-20 days and not more than 3000m to 5000m in elevation.
3. Grade C (Strenuous Treks)
Strenuous Treks are considered to be a bit harder and difficult, so good health condition and well preparation for fitness for the trek is required. The altitude of trek will be of 5000m in elevation and quite lengthy including some meters up trails for side trips. People with some serious health conditions like high blood pressures, altitude sickness, asthama, heart diseases, etc are advised not to take these trips.
4. Grade D (Very Strenuous Treks)
Grade D Treks, which are also considered as very strenuous and tough, require good mountaineering knowledge and skills with special tools and clothing systems. Trekkers have to travel over snow covered routes and some remote areas on the way. The altitude of trek will be ranging from 4000m to 6000m in elevation and duration of about 7 hours of hiking in a day.
5. Grade E (Challenging Treks)
The altitude of trek will be of altitude 6000m in elevation and duration of about 16-28 days and more for higher altitudes. These types of challenging treks require previous good personal experiences of treks and fitness with strong and healthy physical conditions with high tolerance, patience and team or individual co-ordination skills. Like its grade name, trek routes are very challenging and difficult and observations of these treks are amazing and very exciting.
All the weather and climatic conditions, personal capability along with the possible health problems and some other factors may greatly influence the trek finishing time and costs as well. Though difficulty of the trek is one sided and is just for classification and information, fun and exploration with adventure is what all the trekkers are treasured with.
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