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Top 10 Best Trekking Routes in Nepal

Published 22nd Jul, 2018

Top 10 Best Trekking Routes in Nepal

Nepal is paradise for trekkers. The top 10 trekking routes in Nepal are described on this article.

Nepal Holiday Treks and Tours offers the best trekking packages all over Nepal. We focus the quality with a cheap amount. Most Focused Treks are below.

1. Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Region Trek When it comes to finding certain things, people always seek the best. There is no doubt that the best and the no. 1 trek is Everest Base Camp trek. There are lots of trekking packages in Nepal but of all those packages Everest Base camp is the best. Nearly 35,000 visitors visit the Everest region annually. Occurring in the Khumbu region of Nepal, the Everest Base Camp Trek includes features like experiencing the authentic Sherpa culture and customs, spending time in many ethnic Sherpa village, getting to know the lively environment of mountain towns, settlements of Namche Bazzar and Tengboche and spectacular, unbelievable sights of prominent mountain peaks like Everest, the Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhotse and many more as well. Accomplishing the trek is a greater sense in itself. After reaching the Everest Base Camp the joy heads around through eye to mind and mind to heart. As this region is a prime settlement of Sherpa, you’ll experience the culture and custom of theirs. Every corner there is the presence of prayer flags atop small Chortens and Gumbas. Needless to say, this region possesses a very diverse geography.

The elevation of the Khumbu region ranges from 3,300 meters to all the way to the peak of the Mount Everest i.e 8,848 meters. The Sagarmatha National park -a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site and the Sagarmatha Buffer Zone lie here. Therefore, trekking in the Khumbu to achieve the base camp of Mount Everest enables you to walk through the elevated forests of the common stop, stroll along waterway valleys like the Imja and the Dudh Koshi and afterwards encounter the cold geography the higher up you reach. There is always a question, what makes Everest Base Camp trek most famous among the trekking packages in Nepal? And the answer itself is the Mount Everest. It is not a small foot to reach the base camp of the world’s tallest mountain peak. Sherpa villages and beautiful mountain terrain make you feel like the journey of the lifetime. Adding more beauty the vantage point of the Kalapatthar is also one of another famous highlight. The perspective of the whole display of the Mount Everest massif from Kalapatthar is stunning in portrayal.

The Everest Base Camp Trekking is a moderate type of trekking and can be done by people of all ages and demographics. Having an experience is good for trekking but for this trekking, there is no need of prior trekking experience as it can be done by anyone. It can be done any time of the year as well, but the best recommended time for this trek would be the spring and the autumn seasons which last from March to May and September to December respectively. Generally, the trek of the base camp is of 2 weeks but the duration of the trek can be adjustable on request to the guide. If you haven’t been to the Everest Base Camp trek till now, then I would say, you are missing out one of the most adventurous and rich trekking journeys that Nepal offers to visitors

2. Gokyo Valley Trekking

Gokyo Peak (Nepali: Gokyo Ri) is a 5,357 m (17,575 ft)-high peak in the Khumbu region of the Nepal Himalayas. It is located on the west side of the Ngozumpa glacier, which is the largest glacier in Nepal and reputed to be the largest in the whole Himalayas. Gokyo (4,750 m, 15,583 ft above sea level), at the base of Gokyo Ri, is a small hamlet of a few stone houses and one of the highest settlements in the world. From, Gokyo Ri it is possible to see four 8,000-metre peaks: Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu. The Gokyo Lakes are in the zone.

The Gokyo trek is a fairly popular trekking route. The route itself ends at Gokyo Ri, and trekkers typically turn around at this point and retrace their steps back to the trailhead. There is an alternative mountaineering route that begins near the southern tip of Ngozumpa Glacier and just south of Taujun Lake. This alternative route leads east over the Cho La, a pass at 5,420 m (17,782 ft), where it meets with the main Everest Base Camp trek.

We can do Gokyo Ri Trek during Autumn (Sept. to November) and Spring (March to May) seasons. During this time the sky is clear and the views are excellent. The weather is fit for trekking without rain.

3. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

Ghorepani is a village in Myagdi District in the Dhaulagiri Zone of northern-central Nepal. It lies 17 kilometres from the district capital of Beni at an elevation of approximately 2874 m (9429 ft). The village lies within the Annapurna Conservation Area(ACA) and contains a number of “guest houses” that provide lodging and meals to mountain trekkers, many of whom spend the night before a pre-dawn trek to the top of nearby Poon Hill (3210m/10531 ft) to watch the sunrise.

The place used to be a rest stop where ancient traders found water (pani in Nepali) for their horses (ghora in Nepali) thus leading to the nomenclature Ghorepani.

Ghorepani lies on a major trail linking several other villages as well as the Annapurna Base Camp. From the South-East direction, it can normally be reached by foot from the village of Birethanti in about 10 hours depending on the trekker. However, many trekkers prefer to overnight at one of the lower villages on their way to Ghorepani, covering the distance over two days owing to the steepness of the trail, the increase in altitude and the beauty of the natural surroundings. From the North-West direction, Ghorepani can be reached in about 8 – 10 hours starting from Tatopani. This trail passes through the villages of Shikha, Dana and Chitre.

The trail is beautiful and the trekking is easier on months when there is no rain or snow. So, the best season would be September- November and March-May.

4. Annapurna Circuit Trekking in Nepal

Annapurna Region TrekThe Annapurna Circuit Trek is all the more an established trekking venture that has been finished by trekkers for a long time since its underlying opening. Extending from direct to strenuous, the voyage incorporates the course of the Annapurna Himal. There are numerous features of this trek go from religious sanctuaries to mountain passes. It begins with a drive to Synge/Jagat and takes after the trail to towns like Dharapani, Chame, Pisang and Manang. Spots like the Thorung Phedi and the sacred sanctuary of Muktinath are likewise incorporated into the trip. It is an incredible method to encounter the heartland of the wonderful Annapurna area. You would cross the celebrated internationally Mountain Pass of the Thorung La and going by places like Jomsom and the kali Gandaki pig out the most profound waterway glut on the planet. It is an excursion that is overflowing with both regular and social dazzling quality of the Annapurna. The perspectives and sights of the Annapurna Mountains while trekking and keeping in mind that intersection the Mountain Pass is additionally not normal for anything that other trekking ventures offer. But it is a generally strenuous trekking venture, it should, in any case, be possible by all individuals; however certain readiness for the trek earlier is fundamental.

It should be possible amid the pinnacle trekking a long time of spring and pre-winter. Winter season and the late spring rainstorm are bad trekking seasons as the mountain passes can be hindered amid the winter because of substantial snow and the mid-year storms influence the trekking to trail sloppy while emitting poor permeability of the mountains. Hence, spring and harvest time seasons are the best time for the Annapurna Circuit trek.

5. Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna Circuit TrekThe Annapurna Base Camp trek is compared to the Everest Base Camp Trek as both of them are popular in Nepal. Talking about the best packages in Nepal, this trek passes all the check marks to be listed on the top of the packages provided in Nepal. Talking about the Annapurna region, Mount Annapurna is filled with natural beauties and cultural qualities. Most of the time this trek is also preferred because of the close accessibility of the region from the capital. It is also called Annapurna Sanctuary Trek as it follows the trail of Annapurna Sanctuary. The difficulty level of this trek is easy that makes people trek this package. The journey begins from the beautiful lakeside city of Pokhara and follows Gurung and Magar villages along the path. The territories are loaded with lavish characteristic verdancy and the geology is totally astonishing. The scene changes from porch ranches to totally open pasturelands. The haven’s ensured foliages and faunal life to the blanketed acreages of the Himalayas the further on your advance into the excursion. The dainty towns of the ethnic individuals and their lifestyle and everyday practices in remote areas are amazingly arresting.

Features of this trekking venture incorporate towns like Tikhe Dhunga, Ghorepani, Deurali and Dovan. The locale is an essential settlement of the Magar, Rai and Gurung individuals and their plenitude in social wealth is altogether felt while trekking. It additionally incorporates trekking to the celebrated vantage purpose of Poon Hill too from where the whole display of the Mount Annapurna massif can be seen. From the Magar town of Ulleri with a 3000 stone advance stairs cut into the territory to the towns celebrated internationally for their mountain sees like Chhomrong and Tadapani, the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a zenith of the majority of the best and brave highlights a decent trekking voyage ought to have. The perspectives of mountain crests like the Annapurna, the Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, the Tukuche Peak and Gangapurna among numerous others play on the magnificence of the district and include more charm and social style to the trip.

Like the vast majority of the trekking ventures, the best time for the trek would be the pinnacle trekking periods of spring and fall, yet it should be possible during the time also (in spite of the fact that late spring and winter month aren’t for the most part prescribed). It is anything but difficult to do and the possibility of elevation affliction happening amid the excursion is beside none. With the best characteristic and Himalayan highlights and great disclosure of the ethnic culture of the area, the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is absolutely one of the specific best trekking bundles in Nepal!

6. Langtang valley trek

The Valley of Langtang lies on the northern side of the Kathmandu valley and border Tibet. This is also known as the valley of Glaciers which offers one of the best views of landscapes among the trekking packages provided in Nepal. You will see the Langtang National Park here. This trek lets you observe the wide variety of climatic zones. As you trek into the core of the valley, you can experience subtropical biomes that change in the long run to elevated woods and fatigued acreages. Evergreen woods of pine and maple make the locale rich and tranquil.

One of the significant attractions of Langtang area is its bounteous snow icy masses. With more than 70 icy mass bowls, it is one of the wealthiest districts in Nepal for icy masses. In spite of being near Kathmandu, the Langtang Valley is as wild as any Tibetan good countries with the Idyllic country scene. Well, known features of the Langtang Valley Trek incorporate the heavenly Kyanjin Gompa and the celebrated around the world Cheese processing plant. The Langtang town in the valley was likewise a popular goal while trekking, yet in the ongoing 2015 seismic tremor, it got totally wipes out. Be that as it may, life has returned back to the way it was before the seismic tremor at the Langtang valley and trekking is as astounding as it might have been.

It is a moderately simple trek to do. Spring and pre-winter are the best trekking seasons. Tamang and Gurung individuals dwell in the towns along the trek and the vibe of boosts as one walks through the rhododendron and daisy woods incredible.

7. Manaslu Base Camp Trekking

The Manaslu circuit trek takes place in the far-flung region of Manaslu named after its’ Manaslu Himal. It is among the less crowded trekking journey in Nepal. There was a time when there were no tea-houses and this trail was only done by the trekkers who prefer to camp out under the open sky. Recently many tea-houses are established which attracts lots of trekking visitors for this trek. This region is not modernized as of the other region which might give you the sense of the isolation and solitude. If you wish to experience a trekking journey where fewer people wish to conquer then the Manaslu Circuit Trek is the one for you to enjoy.

The views of Manaslu Himal- The eighth highest mountain peak on the earth, during the circuit trek the views are astonishing and beauty in every sense. A lot more prominent peaks like the Sringi Himal, the Himlung and the Cheo Peaks, the Gyagi Kung, the Kang Koru and the Annapurna ll among others are seen. The circuit gives you a chance to take after an antiquated salt-exchanging course and the district is advanced by the exuberant stream of the Budhi Gandaki River. One of the features of the Manaslu Circuit Trek is the Larkya La Mountain Pass from where the perspectives of the valley and of the mountain crests are wild. Gurung and Buddhist societies are the most noticeable at the district and numerous religious communities and little stupa structures are experienced while trekking.

The voyage goes on for two weeks and is strenuous. Likewise, with like most trekking ventures, the best time to do the Manaslu Circuit Trek is the periods of spring and the fall.

8. Upper Mustang Trekking in Nepal

Upper Mustang Trek is the most vastly different trekking that is presented by our country. Everybody knows that Nepal is full of sceneries and greeneries of beautiful mountains but the upper Mustang offers the trek just opposite to that. It resembles the Tibetan plateau more than a hilly landscape. The desert-like landscape is the place the general population still practice the deep-rooted culture of Tibetan Buddhism. If you wish for the rich culture in our country, this would be the best trekking package in Nepal. It is located in the rain-shadow zone of the Annapurna and the Dhaulagiri Himal so, there is less rainfall which makes suitable for the summer treks. Nevertheless, the beauty of the mountain will amaze you. The glow of the Annapurna and the Dhaulagiri Himal are the highlight point for this trek, the tips of the mountain tops appear to sparkle with silver shine and the difference of the amethyst scene of the district makes it significantly more ethereal.

The area has additionally increased more footing as of late in view of the revelation of strange sky caverns. Alongside that, the area is likewise very rick and lavish in probably the most astounding and stupendous shake arrangements on the planet. Upper Mustang doesn’t resemble it’s on an indistinguishable planet from whatever is left of the trekking goals are. There is something very outsider likes about its consumed precipices and the bone-white washing of the stones.

Aside from the diverse scene, Upper Mustang is likewise acclaimed as one of the last remnants of unblemished Tibetan Buddhist culture on the globe. The numerous sanctuaries and Buddhist religious communities of the locale house numerous antiquated ancient rarities and fortunes of the past. On the off chance that you need to encounter what old Tibet resembled or need to know how life resembled several years prior, you can find that in Upper Mustang.

9. Makalu Base Camp Trek

Makalu Base camp Trekking falls on the area which is visited less frequently. This Trekking is for the solo trekkers who want to be thrilled and experience the extraordinary beauty of nature. You will see the beauty of the world’s fifth highest mountain. This trail consists of little unfamiliar regions rather than other trekking trails. You will get to know the locale of this place and their traditional culture which are left behind by their ancestors. Here exists the perfect relation of flora and fauna which is desired by the world to be known.

The trekking point starts from the Makalu Barun National Park. The trekking gets wilder as the forest closes in there the green hills. This is the perfect habitat for the flora and fauna; here you can find the Wren-babbler, rarely found in other parts of the world. It is so habituated that more than 75 species of mammals can be spotted, including Red Panda, Snow-leopard and Musk deer. And if you are lucky enough you will spot them too. These are the reward in this trek to view them live.

On the lower side of this park is occupied by Rhododendron Forests, while the upper region consists of the granite cliffs, hanging glaciers and waterfalls. Both sides show the beauty of nature i.e the aspects of the Himalayan landscapes. Various mountains are viewed from here some of them are Kanchenjunga massif, Everest, Lhotse, Baruntse, chamlang and other summits. There would be no better place to see the view from here. The normal places that the trekking trail takes you are up slopes and downhill and obviously the valleys, snow-capped lakes, and ice sheets, formed by land influences. Most importantly, the trekking trail takes you to the core of the Makalu Region.

The spring (March-May) and fall (September-November) trekking seasons are the best times for the Makalu Base Camp trek, as the weather is likely to be finest and the temperatures good (particularly at low and mid-elevations).

10.  Kanchenjunga base camp trek

Kanchenjunga, is the third highest mountain in the world, and lies partly in Nepal and partly in Sikkim, India. Kanchenjunga (8,586m) is the third most elevated top in the World. This is the one of the unexplored and virgin trekking course situating at the eastern piece of Nepal. Trekking in Kanchenjunga is an extremely satisfying trail that offers us magnificent snow-topped mountains, Landscape and outlandish grand perspective of the Himalayas. You can appreciate diverse sorts of little and high cold crest over 8,000 m and beneath 8,000m mainstream pinnacles, for example, Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt.Makalu (8,201m) and Mt. Lhotse (8,516m) and so forth. Kanchenjunga Trekking course can be used from Nepal and Sikkim side as well, where we can discover numerous secretive stories worried on Himalayan Yeti, the abdominal snowman is accepted to be found in this area.

Trekking in Nepal for Kanchenjunga Trek does not require past involvement, however, we have the testing course in Everest contrasted with Annapurna our schedule recommends to walk agreeable separations. Kanchenjunga Trekking trail has all the more energizing and testing thrill seeker and prominent sorting out outing to arranged in the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area which is spread more than 2,035m sq km from improving in natural life decent varieties likewise numerous undermined types of winged creatures, for example, Impedance Pheasant, Red – Billed Blue Magpie, Shy Dragon, Amphibian and Mammals are found in this locale and protected including Snow-panther, Himalayan mountain Bear, Musk Deer, Red Panda and so forth. Going along this trekking trail will give us to watch the momentous valleys with their astounding society, conventions of the nearby occupants, brilliant views of the frozen lake.

Autumn (Late September to Mid-December) autumn is another peak and the best season for trekking in Kanchenjunga region. The landscapes during these months are adorned at its best.

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