This fall TAAN, the Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal, launched three new treks – one of which will benefit the schools in and around Nangi village.
Mahabir Pun has always had the vision of a trekking route close to home. This dream became a reality when the Borderlands Resort’s Director Megh Ale agreed to team with the Himanchal Educational Foundation to create this new route.
Coordinated by Nature-Treks, these community eco-lodge treks emphasize communities, conservation, and environmentally sustainable travel. Trekkers will travel for seven days to six villages (see Trek #1 on google map), whose elevations range from 2,700 feet at the starting point in Beni along the Kali Gandaki River to over 9,000 on the Mohare Ridge. On a clear day you can see over 30 snow clad mountains including three mountains over eight thousand meters.
In addition to the grandeur of Nepal, this trek is eco-friendly and the lodges are owned and operated by their local schools: all proceeds after expenses go back to the schools for educational purposes and lodges are run by local villagers.
For more information visit the Borderlands Resort website http://www.borderlandresorts.com/resort.htm or go directly to the information from Nature-Treks, a sister company.