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Top Trekking Places in Nepal (Updated 2020)

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Nepal, a small country in the Asian continent has been ranking in the spot of one of the top tourists' destinations in the world. Nepal ranks 48th in terms of the population consisting of around 26.4 million people and is the 93rd largest country. This small country is mainly located in the Himalayas and has established itself as a travelers and backpacker’s destination, exhibiting its breathtaking landscapes, pristine lakes, and rivers, mighty mountains, diverse cultures and traditions affixed by peace and harmony. The country has been now famous for thrilling adventures and trekking destinations.

Tourism is the biggest industry of the country and tourism in Nepal has been growing day by day and is becoming tourists' favorite holiday destination. Nepal is a hot spot destination for mountaineers, rock climbers, trekkers and people seeking adventure. Nepal is also home to the 8 of the world’s 10 highest mountains. Since this country is famous for the hilly region, Nepal offers a wide variety of trekking destinations from beginners trek including base camp treks whose difficulty is moderate to high difficulty treks taking up to 20-25 days of trekking.

Choosing the type of treks:

One can choose from an easy beginner trek to a high difficulty trek spot in Nepal. Choosing the type of difficulty of a trek will depend on his/her choice. An easy trek will be preferred for tourists, a large group of friends and families who are here for fun, have some relaxing and also are a beginner to trekking or haven't done trekking yet. These easy treks will offer amazing views from the top, glimpses of the local culture and the most important thing is that they will be time-saving taking maybe up to a week and their prices will be under your budget.You may take the help of a trekking guide company in Nepal for your trekking in Nepal as you will be needing professional advice and help for emergencies and for having a
safe journey.

1. Mt.Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base camp Trek with beautiful journey : Trekking in Nepal

The Everest Base Camp Trek is the best option for those looking for easy trekking in Nepal & to relish the spectacular close up views of the world’s highest mountains. Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most famous treks in the world. No doubt, Everest Base Camp Trekking is a dream trek for any travel enthusiasts. This trek will take you to the lap of the world's highest mountain, Mt. Everest (8,848 m) from where the surreal view of the Himalayan mountains and gorgeous scenery can be observed. The trek takes you to the eastern part of Nepal in the Khumbu region where some of the highest mountains in the world are situated.

Everest Base Camp Trek will present you captivating beauty of the Himalayan scenery, beautiful rivers, streams, picturesque villages, dense forests of rhododendron, fir, and conifer along with panoramic views of Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), Lobuche East (6,119 m), Lobuche West ( 4,940 m), Taboche Peak (6,501 m), Mt. Kangtega (6,782 m), Khumbutse (6,665 m), Pumori (7,161 m), and numerous other mountains.

Trip Details:

Duration: 12-14 days

Difficulty: Moderate

Elevation: 5364 M

Base Camp: Lulka

Highlights:

  • Walking past the memorial in Gorakshep
  • Explore the Everest Base Camp
  • Hike to Kala Patthar vantage point
  • Witness irresistible beauty of the Himalayan landscape
  • Get to experience ancient culture and tradition of Sherpas & many more..

2. Annapurna Base Camp Trek

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Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) Trek is one of the most popular treks in Nepal. It is quite easy and shorter trek than other high altitude treks in Nepal. The major attracting factor in this amazing trek is that in a small-time, it shows you the allure of nature that ranges from glistening peaks to densely forested trails. Our 11-days Annapurna Base Camp Trekking package is professionally designed choosing the best route that follows the ancient trekking trail, which commences from Nayapul and leads to the majestic Annapurna Base Camp. Annapurna I (8,091 m) holds an almost fatal attraction for mountaineers. It has the highest fatality ratio among the eight-thousanders. This formidable aura apart, the ABC trek holds several treasures for the mountain lover.

Trip Details:

Duration: 11 Days

Difficulty: Moderate

Elevation: 4,130 m

Base Camp: Pokhara

Highlights:

  • Trekking inside the forests of the Annapurna Conservation Area.
  • A peek into Nepali culture.
  • Explore the dark corners of Davis falls.
  • Explore the beauty of Machhapuchhre Base Camp.
  • Witness spectacular views of snowy mountains like Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Fishtail, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Dhaulagiri, etc from Annapurna Base Camp.

3. Manaslu Circuit Trek

Manaslu Circuit Trek

The Manaslu Circuit Trek is a remarkable trek flaunting amazing panoramas of the peaks on the Nepal-Tibet border. The trek goes around the stunning Mount Manaslu, the 8th highest mountain in the world. The trail is less crowded in comparison with other famous trails of Nepal and visited by only a handful of travelers every year. There is a lot to explore in the Manaslu region. Embarking on Manaslu Circuit Trek 19-days is the best way to explore pristine and extremely raw nature.

Trip Details:

Duration: 19-21 days

Difficulty: Technical & Challenging

Elevation: 5,135 m

Base Camp: Soti Khola/Besisahar

Highlights:

  • Trek along through the virgin, rough, and off-beaten trail
  • Walking through the dense forests of rhododendron, oak, pines, and hemlock
  • Observe traditional village lifestyle and culture
  • Get to see the beautiful Himalayan landscape.
  • Witness stunning views of Mt. Manaslu, Nagdi Chuli, Simnang Himal, Cheo Himal, Himlung Himal, Annapurna II, Gyaji Kung, Kang Guru, and many other snow-capped mountains.

5. Langtang Valley Trek

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Surrounded by tranquil rural landscape. The trek offers exposure to the unique Tamang culture and a chance to walk past the beautiful glaciers at a quite low altitude. Less crowded, easy, and accessible, Langtang Valley Trek takes you through the beautiful Langtang region. You will pass through the beautiful forest trail, high alpine meadows, and yak pastures. You will also get a close look into the ancient Buddhist culture of Langtang. Langtang Valley Trekking is an impressive journey that will present you with the unique blend of cultures, landscapes, stunning mountains, diverse wildlife and vegetation in one place.

Trip Details:

Duration: 8-9 days

Difficulty: Easy

Elevation: 3,817 m

Base Camp: Syabrubesi

Highlights:

  • Experience the local lifestyle and culture.
  • Explore Langtang Valley- “Valley of Glacier”
  • Scenic drive to Syabrubesi
  • Visit ancient Kyanjin Gompa
  • Enjoy spectacular views of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himalayas, and Gosainkunda range.

6. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is much easy and short trekking. The trek is quite beautiful during the spring when the rhododendron forest is in bloom. Plus, the panorama of the high mountains on the vista is no less alluring. Ghorepani PoonHill Trek has other popular names as well. Some are Annapurna Sunrise Trek and Annapurna Panorama Trek. It is ideal for individuals looking for a comfortable trekking experience in Nepal.

Trip Details:

Duration: 8 days

Difficulty: Moderate

Elevation: 3,210 m

Base Camp: Tikhedhunga/Nayapul

Highlights:

  • One of Nepal's most famous short treks—and for good reason
  • Enjoy views of alpine lakes, fields, and mountains—including Annapurna South
  • Explore beautiful Ghandruk and Ghorepani villages
  • Get to see gorgeous sunrise from Poon Hill
  • See superb scenery throughout the trail

7. Pulchowki – Namo Buddha Trek

This short trek is named after the main highlights of the trek- the holy pilgrim sites of Namo Buddha and Phulchowki Temple. Both these places lie on hills which are the ideal places for bird watching and panoramic views. From Phulchowki, you can enjoy your time bird watching. It is a great place to spot more than 50 species of migratory birds that visit the area on different occasions. The trek also allows you to see the rare flora, species of butterflies, and mammals.

This trek takes you to the outskirts of the capital valley, i.e Kathmandu city. Yet, you can have a taste of the rural agricultural and business activities of the locals.

Trip Details:

Duration: 6-8 days

Difficulty: Easy to Moderate

Elevation: 2765 m

Base Camp: Namobuddha/Phulchoki

Highlights:

  • A glimpse of bird watching, rare flora, mammals
  • Settlements of local of different ethnic background
  • Phulchowki Temple
  • Beautiful view of Kathmandu city
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