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Trekking Grade


Easy: Generally it is to understand between 900 m, and 2,000 meters (3,000-6,500 feet) altitude with plenty of ups and downs trails. Trekkers no need to be sportive but need a good physical condition is required to enjoy this experience.

Moderate: It may involve side trips to higher elevation between 900 m to 3,000 m, close to the trees line in the Himalayan valley. 

Moderate+: Reasonably demanding trekking at altitude up to 4,200 meters with trips to higher elevations and could include treks away from villages on ill-defined mountain trails, trekkers need to have regular walking experiences to enjoy such trekking adventure . 
Strenuous: Treks of demanding nature, require all participants to be physically fit and in excellent health condition. The trail often passes by remote alpine areas and sometimes reaching altitudes up to 5,500 meters (18,000 feet) and High Mountain passes.

Alpine: These are extremely demanding treks, sometimes in very remote areas on rough terrain, and could include (in Nepal) climbs of one or more of the "trekking peaks" (maximum altitude, Mt. Mera at 6,461 meters / 21,192 feet). Participants should have at least basic mountaineering skills, first time climbers may be accepted on some of the "easy" routes but Medical certificates are required for acceptance into these climbing treks.