Who We Are?
Acme Treks and Expedition, located just close to the heart of Thamel, in Jyatha Street is a Government authorized Trekking Agency, established in 2006. We are here to add a little more effort to promote Tourism in Nepal and primarily provide better services to our clients using our staff’s last 10 years experience in this field of Tourism.
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Nepal is land-locked Country bordering with Tibet Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic China in the north and surrounded by India in the east, north and west. Nepal has been described as the biggest natural museum in the world. Probably Nepal is the best place to enjoy natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, lowering pagodas, spectacular Himalayan ranges with world’s highest Peak Mt. Everest and much more.
What Can You Enjoy In Nepal?
Nepal’s natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, towering pagodas, spectacular Himalayan ranges with world’s highest peaks and much more allure travelers with board spectrum of interests to visit Nepal. It is a country of more than 61 ethnic groups and 70 spoken language and topographical diversities, rich Flora and fauna adorned with exceptional Architecture unmatched by any other country in the world. The world’s highest mountains attract you for unlimited possibilities of trekking, mountaineering and exploring the vast flora and fauna whereas the teral low lands represent are of the best wildlife safari destinations in the world with elephants, rhinoceros, tigers, bears and many other wildlife that densely inhabit them. Imagine one can see the snow capped Himalaya peaks of 8,000 meters while riding an elephant in the sub-tropical jungle of a National Park more than 900 species of birds, more than 600 Indigenous plant families, more than 350 species of exotic orchids, more than 600 rivers and Twelve of the Top Ten snow-capped mountains over 8,000 meters in the world, including Mount Everest are in Nepal. Out of thirty-one snow-crowned mountain peaks over 7,600 meters in Nepal.
Geographical Structure of Nepal
Nepal stretches from North-West to South-East about 800km and varies in width from around 90km to 230km. This gives it a total area of just 147,181 sq km according to official figures.
Within that small area, however, is the greatest range of altitude on earth – starting with the Terai, only 100m or so above sea level, and finishing at the top of Mt Everest (8,848m), the world’s highest point.
Climate in Nepal
Nepal has a typical monsoonal, two-season year. There’s the dry season from October to May and there’s the wet season (the monsoon) from June to September.
In summer (May to September) Kathmandu can get very hot, with temperatures often above 300 C (May and early June, the months before the monsoon, are hot) even in the winter, October to April; the bright sunny days often reach 200 C, although with nightfall the mercury may drop to near freezing.
History of mountaineering in Nepal
Nepal is one of the famous mountaineering in the world, including Mt. Everest. We have 8 major mountains over 8000 m. to mountaineering Nepal.
There are 14 peaks over 8000 m. in the world and of the 8 highest no less than eight are in Nepal. Eights highest mountain are in Nepal.
An Englishman named WW Graham made a mountaineering visit to Nepal in 1883 and reached the top of 6000 m. peak. He was followed by another Englishman Tom Congstaff. Who climbed Trisuli (7215 m.) 1907. For the next 20 years this remained the highest summit reached in the world. The west’s new found affluence after its recovery from WWLL together with more modern equipment, vastly improved oxygen apparatus. New mountaineering skill and the reporting of Nepal led to a golden age of Himalayan mountaineering in 1951 a climber who would soon become very famous took part in an exploratory expedition to the mountain. He was New Zealander Edmund Hillary. Another name soon to be equally famous appeared no the cist of climbers on the Swiss Everest Expedition of 1952, where sherpa climbers Norgay Tenzing reached 7500 m. the conquest of Everest finally took place in 1953 when the British team led by John Huntput those two climbers Tenzing and Hillary a top the world’s highest peak