About Indigenous People Trail Trek
The Indigenous People Trail is a classic short and easy trek to escape the congestion of commercialized trekking routes and get off the beaten track to experience the real Nepal.
"Indigenous People (IP) Trail" or IP trail culture trek takes place in the Ramechhap district, 130 km east of the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu. The first of its kind in Nepal, the IP Trail offers unique, living exposure to one of the most culturally diverse regions of Nepal combined with the beautiful natural scenery.
Sailung peak in the North and the golden Sun Koshi River flowing along the South, the start or end point of the IP Trail, which offers a unique and natural combination of ethnic cultural diversity and stunning mountains and mid-Hill Panoramas.
This newly opened trekking routes in Nepal, a cultural trek par excellence, without a doubt one of the best treks in Nepal. This trek is possible throughout round the year, although, when you are traveling in spring the Rhododendrons are blooming.
The trail has been named 'Indigenous People Trail' (IP Trail) in honor of the six major ethnic settlements in the region. Hikers are welcomed into the culture and lifestyle of indigenous communities, including Sherpa, Newar, Thami, Tamang, Yolmo and Majhis, on this lively cultural route.