‘Solo Trekking’, the name itself describes the type of trek. Solo trekking is alone on foot journey to a difficult terrain which contains long walk for several hours a day. This type of trek is the best way to encounter the culture; people and nature by own self. On the other hand, solo trekking also helps to build up self confidence and ability to research and explore.
Travelling alone in Nepal is considered safer than many other countries in the world. Nepal, being a country with difficult topography and home to several mountains offers numbers of trekking trials. The numbers of solo trekkers are increasing year by year in Nepal. A guide or porter guide is highly recommended for solo trekkers for their safety and comfort. However, it is not compulsory if you want to trek alone.
Whenever it comes to solo trekking, a question comes suddenly out of anyone’s mind. Is a solo female traveler safe in Nepal? Well in fact, we can see numbers of solo female travelers in the streets of Kathmandu. Tourism related crimes are very rare in Nepal and tourists are always respected. Female travelers are safe in Nepal but it is always better to hire a guide if you are thinking of going on a trek.