The Great Himalaya Trail is a 5 to 6 month / 1700-kilometre trekking adventure along 8 of the 10 highest mountains (all over 8.000m) of the world from the far east of Nepal to the far west of Nepal.
The trail leads from the Kanchenjunga area in the eastern part of the country to Humla district in the western part, passing thru Makalu, Solukhumbu/Everest, Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Annapurna, Dolpo, Rara, Jumla mountain regions.
For even more adventure people might consider hiking onwards to Mount Kailash in Tibet.
Trekkers will encounter a huge variety of cultures from the mainly Buddhist Tamang people of the central Langtang region to the ancient animist practices that mix with Hinduism in the far west. The Great Himalaya Trail covers 16 mountain districts of Nepal.