Celebrate your Christmas and new year in the Himalaya

  • Oct 31, 2023
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We all know Christmas is a supreme celebration as it is believed Jesus was born to fulfill his promises of spreading love and reliving humanity in the world.

But as time passes, people are caught up in the rat race, and hence, many consider Christmas the ultimate holiday to enjoy life to the fullest. They make different plans about how to spend their Christmas.Some might gather with their families, and loved ones and spend some quality time. Whereas, some might consider going on a vacation or a trip.

You might want to imagine yourself in a different dimension, wondering if this is all real. We, Ascent Trails from Nepal would like to invite you and your loved ones for making sucha voyage to Nepal.

Nepal has a lot to offer for making your journey adventurous and worthy against your busy work schedule. Travelling, hiking, and trekking are healing potions for people with such routines.

They consider a trip to nature on Christmas; the ultimate getaway. Nepal; the landlocked country, with gigantic mountains, unexplainable natural beauties, and diverse cultures makes it one of the most liked destinations to roam during your Christmas Holidays.

While you make plans to visit Nepal, we ensure you will have quality time and create the most memorable journey of your life. Moreover, we understand you want to travel with your family but are concerned about price and safety.

That’s why there is a special discount if you want to travel with your family or in your group.

From day one, we have ensured that our guests' satisfaction and safety always come above everything. Our expert guides will always be by your side for your safety. We have started taking early bookings for Christmas 2022 for your desired destination.

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When can you start early booking?

If you have already decided that you want to celebrate your Christmas traveling with us then make sure you contact us as soon as possible and run your imagination about traveling in Nepal wild.

You can email us or WhatsApp us at the given contact information. The booking has already started and it is our humble request that you inform us soon as possible so that we get our experts ready to guide you.

# the deadline for booking is a week before Christmas.

You can choose your own destination or choose one from our mentioned locations.

What are the options for trekking?

Among many famous tourist destinations, here are some of the popular ones that you might be interested in:

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

One of the most breathtaking paths in the area is the ABC trek. As a quicker and less expensive option to the Everest Base Camp trip, this route is popular with hikers.

The base camp is in a surreal location because it is flanked by some of the highest mountains in the world, including Hiunchuli (8091 m), Annapurna I (8091 m), Annapurna South (7219 m), and the fishtail-shaped Machapuchhre (6993 several.

The length of the hike to Annapurna Base Camp ranges from 6 to 12 days and can be accessed from a number of trailheads.

Click on the given link for the itinerary and more information: https://www.ascenttrails.com/annapurna-base-camp-trek

Langtang Valley Trek

One of Nepal's most picturesque locations, the Langtang Valley is a favorite among trekkers looking for breathtaking scenery, unique culture, and warm hospitality in charming homestay guest houses - all conveniently located near Kathmandu.

The little village of SyabruBesi is where the walk begins. To reach the high alpine meadows and yak pastures near KyangjinGompa, you must travel through gorgeous trees (a Buddhist monastery).

You retrace your steps back down the valley and drive back to Kathmandu after an (optional) day hike up to the summit of KyangjinRi (peak), where the 360-degree vistas of the Himalayan mountains are truly breathtaking.

Click on the given link for the itinerary and more information: https://www.ascenttrails.com/langtang-valley-trek

Everest Base Camp Trek

Trekking to Mount Everest is a dream come true for those adventurers who wish to see the highest peak on Earth from up close. It is a multi-day trip of moderate difficulty to the Khumbu scenery imbued with indigenous spirituality.

It is primitive camping for mountain climbers attempting to face the greatest obstacles. September-December and March-May are the finest times of year to trek in the Everest Region, as the weather is mild and suitable, and there is a lower likelihood of significant snowfalls.

Everest Base Camp is the gateway to the world's tallest peak, where mountaineers prepare for the ascent of Everest. The EBC Trek is an adventurous and spiritual trek to the hidden wonderland of the Himalayas that provides a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Click on the given link for the itinerary and more information: https://www.ascenttrails.com/everest-base-camp-trek

Mardi Himal Trek

The Mardi Himal Trek is a side path off of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. As compared to other treks in the Annapurna Region, this one is a bit harder, a bit more thrilling for most, and notably less crowded.

The Mardi Himal Trek offers spectacular views of the Annapurna Massif's lesser-known aspects. The objective is to reach the Mardi Himal Base Camp at 4,500.

Before 2011, there were fewer teahouses on this journey, but since then, there have been more teahouses throughout the roughoutof the entire route from the starting point to the Mardi Himal Base Camp.

Click on the given link for the itinerary and more information: https://www.ascenttrails.com/mardi-himal-trek

Poonhill Trek

The increasing popularity of the Poon Hill trek is likely because it is one of the simplest routes in the Annapurna Sanctuary. It is an excellent route for inexperienced hikers and those who wish to get a taste of trekking in Nepal.

The hike can be completed in three or four days. The track through a rhododendron woodland, terraced hills, paddy fields, and dense foliage will leave a lasting effect on trekkers. The welcoming nature of the nearby Gurung and Magar villages is likewise delightful.

Within the Annapurna Conservation Area, Ghorepani is a village located in central Nepal at a height of roughly 2874 meters (9400 feet).

Click on the given link for the itinerary and more information: https://www.ascenttrails.com/poonhill-trekking

Upper Mustang Region Trek

The Upper Mustang Trek is all about discovering the ancient Buddhist kingdom of Mustang's hidden world. It's as far away as it can get. Mustang has been protected from mass tourism for a long time because it is hard to get to.

It is now known as the last place where traditional Tibetan culture is still alive. Due to its long, rich, and complicated history, Upper Mustang is one of the most interesting places to trek in the Himalayas. It is a special treat to be able to trek in the Upper Mustang. You will see how real mountain people live.

For many years, they didn't have much contact with the rest of Nepal, so they were able to keep their rich cultural traditions. Upper Mustang is a part of the Tibetan plateau, so trekking there is a lot like trekking in Tibet in many ways.

Before 1950, the district of Mustang was a separate kingdom that was part of Nepal. The last king, the Raja of Mustang, still lives in Lo Manthang, the city that was once the capital.

Click on the given link for the itinerary and more information: https://www.ascenttrails.com/upper-mustang-trek

Is it possible to mountaineering during Christmas?

Nepal is a picturesque country best renowned for the Himalayan Mountains' high peaks and vast valleys. With its beautiful splendor and magnificent mountains, Nepal has become a key draw for thousands of mountaineers and hikers from all over the world.

With 1310 known Himalayan peaks above 6000 meters, 326 are accessible for climbing and mountaineering. Nepal has eight of the fourteen 8000-meter-high peaks, including Mount Everest (the highest peak in the world), Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Annapurna I.

Traveling in Nepal is suitable for all seasons. Nepal has four seasons: spring (March-May), summer (June-August), autumn (September-November), and winter (December - February). However, spring and fall are the greatest seasons for climbing and hiking since the weather is nice, the temperature is comfortable (not too cold, not too hot), and there is less rain.

April, May, October, and November are the busiest months since they are the finest months for hiking weather-wise, and trails become congested during this period. Even though December is the coldest month in the Himalayas, island peak climbing is still doable.

Summer is monsoon season, and it rains everywhere, whereas winter is brutally cold higher up in the mountains. However, because there are fewer people in the winter, some people like hiking at that time, albeit some routes may be restricted owing to avalanche risk or too much snow in the area.

Hence, climbing mountains during Christmas is quite risky also government might not permit it during this time.

Just a short (3-4) day of trekking?

Some people might not be able to plan for a long week’s vacation during Christmas.

But if you are enthusiastic about making it happen then we have a perfect schedule for you. Here are some of the short trekking places that you might want to visit.

Balthali Village Trek

Just an hour's drive from Kathmandu, you can go on a short village trek around the Kathmandu valley. Balthali Village Trek gives you a chance to see traditional and rural Nepal as well as beautiful views of the Himalayas.

Nature lovers and bird watchers can spend days exploring and finding great wildlife, traditions, and ways of life that have not been changed by modernization. This "off the beaten path" place has a lot of trails that lead to villages of Tamang, Newar, and other ethnic groups.

There are also some great short hikes and mountain biking experiences in the area. You don't have to be in great shape to do this small trek. You just need to be willing to walk for 4-5 hours a day.

This remote Balthali Village Trek rewards you with a variety of plants and animals, friendly and helpful Nepalese people, and a grand view of LangtangHimal, the Ganesh Himal range, Manaslu, DorjeLakpa, Gaurishankar, and Everest on the northern horizon. Only a small number of tourists trek around the Kathmandu valley, while most go to major trekking routes like Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Base Camp, Round Manaslu, Langtang Trekking, etc.

During your short time in Nepal, this short and small trek is fun and interesting because of the natural environment, the way people live in the villages, and the chance to talk to them about their history, customs, traditions, and religion.

We walk through dense forests full of rhododendron, magnolia, and sal trees, terraced fields, and the sacred land of Namo Buddha, where Lord Buddha was born as a prince before Shakyamuni Buddha was born 6,000 years ago.

Staying at the Balthali Village resort is more than just friendly and convenient.

Ghandruk Trek

Ghandruk is a popular place to go trekking in the Annapurna area. The Gurung people live in the beautiful village of Ghandruk, which is in the western part of Nepal. From Ghandruk, you can see Annapurna south, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Hiunchuli, and Machhapuchhre, as well as a beautiful view of the Annapurna. The village also has an old Gurung museum.

The trek is perfect for anyone who wants to go on a short hike near Pokhara that has easy trails and no hard climbs or descents.

The trek starts with a drive from Pokhara to Phedi. From there, you'll hike to Ghandruk, passing through Dhampus along the way. Explore the beautiful village of Ghandruk, which has a Gurung museum and amazing views of mountains like Annapurna south to Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre, and others.

On the trek, you can learn about the culture and traditions of the area and see a great view of the mountains. You can get good views of the Himalayas and lush green forests along the way.

Kalinchowk Temple Trek

Kalinchowk Trekking for 3 Days; is a nice spot for a short trek in Nepal from Kathmandu. Every year, thousands of pilgrims and trekkers visit. It is also one of the quickest ways to reach the elevation of (3790 m) using ground travel from Kathmandu.

The breathtaking panoramic view of the Himalayas from Kalinchowk, a pilgrimage site for Hindus (KalinchowkBhagwati) as well as Buddhists, as well as the unknown culture, lifestyle, and diversity, are the draws of a Kalinchowk hike in Nepal. It can be visited at any time of year.

On a clear day, you can see the Kathmandu valley from the peak of Kalinchowk, as well as LangtangHimal, Ganesh Himal, Shisha Pangma, DorjeLakpa, JugalHimal, and Gauri Shankar.


The 3 Days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is an ideal approach to see the natural beauty and cultural diversity of the Annapurna region. The 3 Days Poon Hill Trek is a relatively easy and comfortable climb that can be completed by anyone with average fitness.

Poon Hill Trip is Nepal's shortest classic trek that brings you to the most intriguing areas in the region, such as the numerous Gurung and Magar ethnic communities where you may enjoy the colorful culture and way of life.

The 3 Days Poon Hill Journey is meant to mix cultural and natural beauty as it takes you from low-altitude farmlands to the high-altitude highlands of Poon Hill (3210m). The 3-day trek to Poon Hill is open to all age groups, from 5 to 80 years old.

This short trip offersa spectacular trek that offers a majestic snowy mountain panorama of Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m), Mt.

On this hike, you will have a spectacular journey through terraced fields, dense forests of Jupiter, pines, oaks, and villages inhabited by Gurung, Thakali, and Magar people who have their own distinctive customs.

Poon Hill Walk is an incredible trek that is ideal for anyone with a reasonable degree of physical fitness, and no prior trekking experience is required to complete this trek.

Any special occasions that you could participate in?

Nepal is not only rich in natural beauty but here lies a wide variety of cultures and traditions. It is the motherland of 125 cast and ethnic groups. Each group has its customs, language, and traditions. When you visit Nepal, you might get a chance to participate in or experience some cultures of certain groups.

If you are planning to spend time at Christmas and New year in Nepal, you will get to know about the Gurung people (Gurung are one of the ethnic groups of Nepal who mostly live Annapurna region)New Year is named Tamuloshar. This day comes after four days of Christmas and just a day before the New Year.

Gurungcelebrates this day by gathering, singing, and dancing in the mass. They make rallies while they wear their traditional attire. The Gurung have their language. Not only that, they worship their deities and make their traditional food items.

One who decides to stay in both Christmas and New Year’s time in Nepal will surely witness the cultural heritage of Nepal on this day.

Nepal’s spring 2023?

We, Ascent Trails have always an exciting trip and package waiting for you. Our objective will always be to offer exciting excursions and complete service.

Above 2000 meters, the spring season brings a wide variety of wildflowers into bloom, with rhododendrons particularly stunning to behold. As the woodland dances higher, the beautifully painted rhododendron hillsides appear to be a trekking paradise.

Orchids and Magnolia are very important elements of Spring Trekking in Nepal. Because of this, springtime trekking is sometimes referred to as rhododendron trekking. The majority of the path appears to be covered in a lavish carpet fit.

Furthermore, the view of the enormous mountains is breathtaking. While strolling through such forests and jungles, birds frequently croon sweet melodies, and large monkeys called "Langurs" with long tails and black mouths can be seen bouncing about trees.

You'll undoubtedly think it's one of your best travel experiences ever. Higher altitude trekking is made more enjoyable and thrilling for all activities by the Nepal Spring Trip.

In the spring, temperatures are moderately warm at lower elevations and relatively cool at elevations exceeding 4000 meters, which makes for stunning and fantastic mountain views. On some days, the weather is unfathomably perfect, while on others, the clouds around noon or in the late afternoon are perfect for lounging and reading.

The evenings turn sparklingly clear just as you start to fret about the weather for the next day. Although March and April are frequently drier months than May, May has the benefit of having more alpine blooms.

In Nepal, there are more than 32 different types of rhododendron. In comparison to other rhododendrons, the ones found here are special because of their size.

Parts of the trekking track, particularly in the Annapurna Region, will transform into a lovely garden in the spring, drawing your attention as you hike there.

In addition to these, a few religious celebrations like Holi Festival (Color Festival), Shivaratri (Shiva Festival), Buddha Jayanti (Birth of Buddha), and ChaiteDashain also occur in the spring, which heightens the appeal of your Nepal trip.

We're always here if you have any questions. Make sure you are safe and choose your actions with strength and intelligence. We hope to see you soon in the Himalayas, where we can share happy laughter and beautiful stories. Again, stay safe and healthy.

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