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Teahouse Treks in Nepal: The Secret to Nepal’s Trekking Allure

  • 02-Apr-2015
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Teahouse treks are the most popular and common treks in Nepal where travelers choose to trek from teahouse to tea house ranging from simple wooden huts to multi-storied stone accommodations that offer much more than simply tea. Simply these treks can be said as a synonym to guesthouses or lodges with room, meals, bath, and place to rest the backpack at the end of trekking day. Add guide and porter to your trip like most of the trekkers do, you will be then ready to embark on any teahouse trek in Nepal.

There will be no need of carrying tents and daily meals while on tea house trekking as all of these facilities are being offered. Some of the popular trekking trips in Nepal around Everest and the Annapurna region offer a wide range of excellent modern services while other off-the-beaten treks are preferred to embark in an organized way as camping trekking.

Teahouse trekking doesn’t mean mountaineering or ice climbing at all and doesn’t require any climbing experience or skills. The only thing that you need is that strong pair of legs and hunger to visit, see and learn something new something different. The attractiveness or allure of teahouse treks in Nepal is the unmatched natural Himalayan beauty and closely interlinked with cultural richness. Anyone would surely enjoy these walking journeys across the foothills of the Himalayas through blissful land blessed by prayer flags at higher altitudes and base camps of the highest Himalayas exploring the Nepali way of lifestyle.

Finally few things that you might want to know about teahouse treks are as follows:


Teahouse shower and power:

Hot and cold showers are accessible at most of the popular treks in Nepal. However, you have to pay a little extra for hot showers at high altitudes where extra effort and arrangement have to be made for heating water. Same here with the power, charging your gadgets may cost you an extra dollar or two at high altitudes. Mostly solar charging is made available in the dining area.


Teahouse deals on the meals:

Teahouse offers nice authentic local meals. You surely wish to taste some of the items on the menu that you might have never seen before. Nepal being diversified culturally and geographically, however, one common food that you will see on almost every menu is ‘Dal Bhat’ and locally believed to be the basic energy source of every Nepalese. That’s why there is a popular saying that ‘ Dal Bhat power 24 hours’. Learn more about daily teahouse meals and drinks during the Everest base camp trek here.


Teahouse bed offers quality sleep:

The beds available on most of the trekking trails are simple and basic with a pillow, cushion sheets that offer good sleep quality. Mostly you would find a room with a twin share basis where you will see two beds in a room. It would be a perfect place where you can take a rest, get reenergize, finish your novel or simply sleep and get ready for the next day’s trip. You might consider bringing earplugs to avoid noise and have a sound sleep during your teahouse treks in Nepal.

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