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Great Himalaya Trails is a world-famous trail network of higher and lower routes through the extraordinary and adventurous Himalayas of Nepal.
The Great Himalaya Trail (Nepal) Alliance is Nepal’s national trail network organisation – a member-based umbrella organisation to support sustainable development, conservation and promotion of the Great Himalaya Trails.
What do we do?
Aiming towards conservation stewardship, sustainable development, promotion and support to the overall management of the Great Himalaya Trails, the GHT Nepal Alliance focuses its actions on four goals:
Trail conservation stewardship
Sustainable community development
Destination managment and branding
GHT stakeholder platform
This work is made possible by the invaluable support and collaboration of our partners and members.
Did you know…?
The Nepalese Himalayas include eight of the world’s highest peaks.
The most famous of these peaks and globally the highest is Mount Everest, locally called Sagarmatha (sagar meaning “sky” and māthā meaning “head”) with 8,848 meters (29,029 ft) above sea level.
The GHT includes a total of roughly 1,500 – 1,700 kilometers of foot paths.
Across its full length, Nepal’s GHT recognizes a lower route that endulges in cultural experiences and a higher, more technical route. The fastest trekker has walked the whole length in 45 days.
The Great Himalaya Trails cross through 16 districts of Nepal.
GHT route is divided into 10 sections, each with their own entry and exit points. Trekkers can undertake the full trail in sections, or visit the many smaller routes and circuits in the 16 mountain districts.