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Nepal for Trekking Is Not Tough After Knowing 8 Tips

Alleviation, uncertain terrain changes, weather, etc. makes trekking in Nepal tough. Reading the following article will ease your trekking experience.

Whether it is Everest base camp trekking tours or Annapurna base camp trekking tours, in spite of high difficulty level, they are dream treks of immature as well as experienced trekkers. The alleviation, distance, ascents, descents and diverse terrains make them tough as compared to other trekking tours in India.

Don’t let these reasons demotivate you because in the following article you will discover 8 tips that will make trekking in such areas comfortable:

  1. Learn the right technique to walk: Since you are planning for demanding trekking tours, learn the right technique to walk. During the walk, let your heel hit the ground first rolling onto your toe, gaze forward and keep your shoulders level. It will help you avoid injuries during the trek.
  2. Train your legs for at least a year: Before you plan for a trek in any of such trekking tours, train your legs for at least a year. Join a gym for cardio exercises or practice yoga to build strength and stamina in the legs. This is because it involves 10-15 km walk every day on different terrains. It consumes most of your energy. Initially, begin with a smaller distance and increase it eventually. Moreover, once you are confident, train yourself with a backpack as you will have to carry it throughout the trek.
  3. Don’t confine yourself to similar terrain: As you will face ups and downs, various shifts and terrains, don’t limit yourself to similar terrains while training. Train yourself on the footpaths, roads, muddy paths, steep and rocky terrain, etc. It will prepare your feet for the stress and pressure they will experience during the trek.
  4. Ensure that you have the right footgear: Choosing the right footgear is essential especially when it is about trekking. Whether you are trekking in Nepal or anywhere in the world, never compromise with the right footgear. Also, wear them while training. It will ensure that your gear is of good quality, reliable as well as appropriate and your feet will get used to it by the time you will go for the trek.
  5. Hydration is the key: Whether you walk for 5 or 15 km, always remember, hydration is the key to keep you going. Also, fuel your backpack with enough food to keep your energy up. Choose healthy and light snacks for the trek such as nuts, dried fruits, muesli bars, chocolates, etc. While training for the trek, try to eat and drink water; it prepares your body to digest food during an aggressive workout.
  6. Protect your knees with walking poles: The stress and pressure while walking on different terrains of Everest base camp trekking tours may cause jerk or injury in the knees. To protect yourself from such a situation, use walking poles during the trek. These light and telescopic poles take the pressure off from your knees and help you climb especially during the alleviation. Besides, they have numerous uses in a campsite.
  7. Try to gain maximum knowledge about the trek: Before you go for the trek, try to gain maximum knowledge about the trekking tours in Nepal. It will help you prepare for unexpected events that may occur at the time of trek such as bad weather, landslides, avalanches, etc.
  8. Prepare for the unpredictable: Unpredictable things can happen on any trek. Therefore, try to prepare for the same. Make sure you pack your bag with all the essentials needed for the trek such as medical aid, tools, etc.

Also, don’t forget to get in touch with an experienced trek manager to guide for treks in Nepal.

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Alleviation, uncertain terrain changes, weather, etc. makes trekking in Nepal tough. Reading the following article will ease your trekking experience.

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