Mountain Tourism in Nepal
A large number of travelers come to Nepal to endeavor adventurous trek in the high mountains and in the isolated regions of the grand Himalayas. Nepal's main strength without suspicion is the great series of snow-capped peaks which has 8th of the world 14 highest peaks as well as the highest in the world - Mt. Everest at 8,848 meters. The high Himalayan area is inadequately populous thus, offers an unspoiled & untouched natural beauty which is cherished by the intact visitors who go there for excitement and adventure. The beautiful Himalayan country bids plenty of adventurous trekking or peak climbing or other recreational adventure activities. The main trekking, as well as popular routes are - Everest Base Camp trek, Annapurna Base Camp trek, Langtang and Mustang trek. In this trek, you will be rewarded with an outstanding view of great Himalayan peaks, impressive natural scenery, exploring as well as interaction with varied ethnicities, cultures, and the lifestyles of the people living in the mountainous region.
Mountain Tourism supports nearly a thousand trekking agencies while assisting thousands of employees. Seasonal employ arrays between 40,000 to 50,000 individuals in numerous sorts backing manpower. Mountain tourism, therefore, is a significant basis of employment in the country as penurious as Nepal, also for those people living in such remote areas which are tough to develop. Mountain tourism is likely to deliver the much-wanted cash contribution to the rural economy aside from generating other economic activities for e.g. Adventure Tourism. Rural economies advantage most from the Mountain Tourism that includes revenue from providing food, shelter, and additional incidentals. Mountain Tourism remains the chief hope for hastening the progress of mountain economy.
Mountain Tourism aside from subsidizing foreign exchange directly aids the Government through salary method of peak royalty and via trekking permits. The NMA-Nepal Mountaineering Association is the nationwide body anxious with all the matters linked to Nepal Mountains and the individuals involved in mountaineering deeds. This summit body aids highly through income derived from the permit fees to thirty-three trekking peaks, numerous of them are popular and likewise, the National Park and Wildlife Department aids through income from the national park charges. Some of the well-known parks are Chitwan National Park - where rare royal Bengal tiger and one-horned rhino are found, Bardiya National Park which is the best spot for viewing the royal Bengal tiger, and the highest national park named Sagarmatha National Park.
One additional thing that needs to be cited is that apart from the economy involved, the hordes of facilities that have to derive around Mountain Tourism has led to a growth of national proficiency and administration that is greater to others in the area. This is something which requires appreciation since fineness in facilities is what adds an additional shine of Nepal Mountain Tourism, and attracts abundant travelers to visit Nepal for adventurous deeds.
Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Binod Thapa (USA)
Phone: +1 443 985 2950