Nepal, no wonder, is the world’s most beautiful place for trekking. So have you ever made a plan of having an experience of trekking in Nepal? If yes, then, you might also consider and know about Nepal Tea House Trek. You will find many tea house lodges on the way while trekking at popular trekking routes of Nepal.
Tea houses serve you the best food and give other services like accommodation. Nepal Tea House Trek is the most enjoyable and refreshing activity you will ever experience in your life. The trekkers actually choose Nepal Tea House Trek because it allows them to plan their trek at their own schedule and visit the areas where they want to look after.
First and foremost, trekkers don’t have to carry heavy luggage like tents, food, cooking utensils if they find a tea house at certain places in trekking areas. The cost you have to pay at tea houses or lodges is not too expensive as well. Actually, the cost of tea houses depends on the altitude of the place where the tea house is located.
All things considered, Nepal Tea House Trek is much fun and one of the best places for having a tasty meal and take some rest.
You will find many tea house treks in Nepal. Out of the various tea house treks, five of them are briefly discussed below:
1. Sherpa Everest Pikey Peak Trek
The Sherpa Everest Pikey Peak Trek gives you the best opportunity to explore the popular Everest Base Camp Trekking by staying away from regular trekkers crowds. This trek is also known as Pikey Peak Dudhkunda trek. There are very few numbers of trekkers who have explored the lively cultural trail to The Sherpa Everest Pikey Peak.
It takes nearly 20 to 21 days to complete a Sherpa Everest Pikey Peak Trek. You can start your journey by enjoying the view of many historical places in Kathmandu. After which you can start remote camping and tea house trekking from Jiri. There, you can enjoy the terraced hillsides, alpine forest, and the famous Sherpa Villages. When you reach the Pike Peak, situated at the height of 4065 meters, you can explore the panoramic view of seven 8000 meter peaks and other high altitude mountain peaks.
When you reach at the high altitude place over 4000 meters on the way to Dudhkunda, you can see the majestic views of Mera Peak, Makalu, Thamserku and the highest among all mountain, Mount Everest. As you further climb up from the lake of Dudhkunda in the lap of Mount Numbur and Karyolung, you can see the tumbling icefalls above holy mountain lake blue calm water.
You can take a rest and eat delicious meals at tea houses or lodges built in the way of Everest Base Camp. The famous food item you will find in these tea houses will be dal bhat and other Nepalese cuisines. You will definitely love to taste the famous Nepalese cuisines again after you taste it for the first time.
2. Everest Base Camp Luxury Lodge Trek -15 days
Everest Base Camp Luxury Lodge Trek is one of the best tea house treks you will find in Nepal. You will get to experience and explore the view of the majestic Himalayas around Mount Everest. Besides this, you will also get to know the culture of the Sherpa by visiting the Sherpa heartland of Khumbu Valley.
In addition to this, you will get an opportunity to stay at finest luxury lodges and tea houses. You can eat tasty Nepali food and different ethnic cuisines. Besides this, you will also be able to get a taste of international cuisines like pizza, chips and apple pie. Moreover, there are other tasty food items that are served in the Nepal tea house trek that you have never imagined. Some of them are hot chocolate, bread, different kind of drinks and snacks. You will be having a dinner and breakfast at the tea houses where you will be spending the night. As you will proceed your journey, you will see many other tea houses and lodges which served a variety of tasty meals.
Basically, Everest Base Camp Luxury Lodge Trek takes nearly 15 to 16 days to complete. After starting a journey with sightseeing historical places in Kathmandu, you will be flying to Lukla. Thereafter, you will head to Namche Bazaar, renowned as Capital of Sherpas. As your journey beings, you will be passing to a famous vintage point called Kala Patthar. From there, you can see the view of 360-degree panorama of Himalayas. After you reached the last point of your journey, you will be returning back to Lukla and from there, you will return back to Kathmandu.
3. Annapurna Base Camp Trek -11 days
Do you want to have an amazing experience of trekking through diverse landscape places, then, of course, you must select Annapurna Base Camp Trek. This trek provides you the view of rich mountain vistas and terraced fields. Likewise, you will be visiting the traditional Gurung Villages. During your journey, you will also get to see a variety of flora and fauna.
As we all know that Annapurna Mountain stands as one of the tallest mountains on earth. Your journey to Annapurna and its base camp will be amazing. Basically, it takes 11 to 12 days to complete the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. It will be a short trekking journey for you in comparison to other trekking places.
You will be starting your journey from Kathmandu, from where you will fly to Pokhara. After reaching to Pokhara, you will head towards Ghandruk which takes nearly 30 minutes from flight and 5 to 6 hours if you trek. From Ghandruk, you will be moving to Chhomrong and from there, you will trek to Bamboo. After taking rest at some tea houses, you will head towards Deurali which will take 3 to 4 hours. From Deurali, you will reach your final destination which is Annapurna Base Camp. It will nearly take 5 to 6 hours to reach Annapurna Base Camp. If you follow the same route for returning back to Kathmandu, then you will be reaching at Kathmandu in Day 11 or 12.
While trekking to Annapurna Base Camp, you will find many tea houses and lodges where you will be served authentic Nepalese food. If you like to eat international cuisine, then there are also international cuisines added in the menu as well. You will be served breakfast and dinner at the tea houses where you also spend the night.
4. Manaslu Trek – 18 days
Manaslu Tea House Trek is one of the adventurous tea house treks in Nepal. You will be trekking in the 8th tallest mountain in the world; Manaslu, which stands at the height of 8163 meters. At Manaslu, you will be witnessing the rich local heritage and cultural diversity.
Those who want to see the magnificent views of high altitude mountain Manaslu, this trek is definitely going to be the best trek of their life. The highest point of Manaslu Trek is Larkya La Pass, from where you can see the majestic views of the Himalayas.
Manaslu Trek actually completes in around 18 to 19 days. Your journey will start from Kathmandu where you will be sightseeing the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. From Kathmandu, you will move to Sotikhola. It will take nearly 8 to 9 hours to reach Sotikhola by bus. After reaching Soti Khola, you will walk nearly 6 to 7 hours to reach next destination Maccha Khola. The same time will be taking to reach next destination Jagat. From Jagat, you will head towards Deng and then Namrung. From Samagaon, you will be moving towards Pungyen Gompa and Samdo.
You can take rest in Samdo at some tea houses or lodges. After taking rest, you will be heading towards Dharamsala, and from then, you will reach the highest point of Manaslu Trek Larkya La. You will have an amazing view of the Himalayas from there. From Larkya La, you will move on to Bimthang, Tilije, Tal and then last point Syange. After enjoying nearly 16 to 17 days, you will return back to Kathmandu.
While trekking at Manaslu, you will be served 3 meals a day in tea house or lodges. The dinner and breakfast will be served at the place where you will be spending the night. Similarly, you can enjoy Lunch at each tea shops that come in the way of trekking.
5. Gokyo Lakes Trek
Gokyo Lakes Trek is taken as the best alternative trek of Everest Base Camp Trek. If you love to see solitary valleys, snowy peaks, and pristine turquoise lakes, then, Gokyo Lakes Trek is the best one for you.
The Gokyo Lakes Trek will explore the local heritages and the culture of Sherpas. You will be able to eye witness the National flower of Nepal, rhododendron. Likewise, there is a paradise valley of vibrant turquoise lakes. You will just love to see the beautiful lakes which lie in the middle of highest snowy peaks. The exploration hike from Gokyo to Renjo La pass is surely one of the best vantage points you will get to see in Everest region.
While exploring the Gokyo Ri and Renjo La pass, you will be seeing the majestic mountains Lhotse, Cho-Oyu, Makalu, and Everest. Isn’t it amazing for anyone to witness these great mountains at one trek? After crossing Renjo La, you will reach to dramatic solitary Bhote Koshi Valley. It will nearly 18 to 19 days to complete Gokyo Lakes Trek. Your final point of this trek will be Phakding where you will reach in 14 to 15 days.
If you are trekking at Gokyo Lakes, then you don’t have to worry about meals and lodges. You will find many tea houses and lodges which will give you a place to spend the night and serve you tasty meals. The tea houses will serve you authentic Nepalese food and international cuisines like Indian, Italian, Continental, and Tibetan. Lunch will be served at next tea houses as you move on to your next destination. Some tea houses also offer extra gestures for their guest by organizing welcome and farewell dinners.
In addition to above mentioned Best Nepal Tea House Trek, there are many other adventurous tea house treks that you like to trek one day. If I have to name some of them, then, I will take the name of Everest Base Camp Heli Trek, Everest Panorama Trek, Everest Circuit Trek, Amadablam Base Camp Trek, Rara Lake Trek, and Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek.