Trekking is an outdoor recreational activity which is more rigorous and more challenging than hiking. It tests our physical ability, endurance, mental or psychological capacity. Unlike Hiking which is a single day activity which requires little planning and organization and involves taking a trail to the top of a mountain or gentle prairie along river or creek, Trekking is an act of walking for long distances for several days with lodging and food stops. Trekking requires much more planning and organization so trekking is much more commercial. The diversity of trekking in Nepal cannot be found in any other region of the world. Trekking is between hiking and mountaineering regarding difficulty, although it’s more similar to hiking. The difference being that treks are longer than hikes.

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