TREKKING IN NEPAL
Home to the 8 of the 14 tallest mountains in the world, including Mount Everest (8848m), Nepal offers some of the worlds best and popular trekking in nepal trails like Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Circuit, Lantang Valley and Manaslu Circuit.
Trekking in Nepal provides an adventurous lifetime memorable experience walking through the diverse landscapes, holy river banks, jungles, hillside, valley and villages. Explore the natural wilderness, cultural and biodiversity in the remote areas of nepal. You can trek on 1 day hiking hills to month long high passes as per your interest. The lower elevations of Nepal mostly hosts 1 week (7 Days) or less trekking trails whereas for adventurous challenging treks, most of the itineraries will be 2 weeks or more.
Autumn and Spring seasons are the good seasons for treking in Nepal. During this time, the sky is clear, beautiful landscapes and moderate weather. But you can hike to the Himalayas all the time in a year. During the monsoon time, you can trek to rain-shadow regions like Upper mustang, upper dolpo, nar phu valley, rara lake. You can also trek Nepal during the winter time but with the proper warm trekking gears.
There are two types of trekking; tea house trekking and camping trek. The trekking upto 4,000 elevation offers tea house trek whereas above this, there will be camping accommodation.
Nepal attracts more than 20000 thousands trekkers every year. They might have realized same problem of finding a rewarding trek of their budget, time frame and interest. Numerous local travel and trekking companies in Thamel provide different information about best trekking destination in Nepal. But all may not be true. Some of the information might have been guided by ill profit making business or intention.
We hope this article about top 12 best treks in Nepal will assist you to have a decision of your own considering your interest, budget and time frame. Your best trekking destination may depends on the following things:
– Level of difficulty of trekking you want
– Your time frame
– Interest of your area
– Solo or joining in a group
– Camping or Tea- House trekking
– Facilitated or Remote area trekking
– The choice of your season
However, we have tried our best to be genius and impartial to all the travelers across the world and have propose top 12 best trekking destinations in Nepal. Hope, this article will assist you tremendously to make a rewarding decision before heading Nepal for trekking.
Classical and legendary trekking trail into the lap of top of the world, Mt. Everest (8848m) . Experience of Himalayan endangered species of flora and fauna in Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the national part locate at the highest elevation of the world. Namche Bazar and Hotel Everest View. Kalapatthar and Everest Base Camp and mountain views including Mt. Everest, Cho Oyu (above eight thousands 8,201m) and Lhotse (8,516m) holy Pumori and numerous other famous peaks above 6,000 m.
Second most preferred trekking train in Nepal. Considered as Travelers’ paradise. Beautiful landscapes, cascading waterfalls, traditional settlements and flora and faunas in Annapurna Conservation Area, the largest conservation are on the earth. Breathtaking Mountain views including Annapurna massif, Dhaulagiri, Manasalu, Himchuli, Ganesh Himal and beautiful Machhapuchhre( Fishtail).
A paradise like valley, Gokyo Valley with mesmerizing lakes including Gokyo Lake. Gokyo ri is a popular vantage point to view entire Everest mountain panorama including the top of the world, Mt. Everest, Cho Oyu and Loatse. Namche Bazar and some glaciers are other highlights
Trekking to a mesmerizing valley encircled by mountain peaks. High pasturelands, deep and dense woods, streams and waterfalls, vegetations and wildlife in Langtang National Park. Cheese Factories , Holy Monasteries and snow fed mountains including Langtang, Lirung, Langtang Ri, Dorje Lakpa, Loenpo Gang and Chengbu.
Prominently popular trekking in Annapurna region. Trekking via beautiful settlements, deep rhododendron forest, viewing cascading waterfalls, meeting hospitable ethnic groups. Poohhill is a popular vantage to view stunning sunrise and Annapurna massif including Annapurna-I , Annapurna-IV, Himchuli, Gnagapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manasalu, Ganesh Himal and beautiful Machhapuchhre (Fish-tail).
Wilderness, restricted area, remote areas, off the beaten trails, into the lap of Mt. Manasalu. Holy monasteries and suspension bridges, natural streams and cascading waterfalls, traditional settlements and their dialect culture. This trekking trail is bordering to Tibet which offers both insight of Nepal and Tibet.
An adventurous venture into a naturally blessed land getting triumph over one of the highest passes Thorang Las Pass (5416m) in the world. Awe-inspiring landscapes, ethnic groups settlements and their culture, terraced fields, deep and dense forest including rhododendron, cascading waterfalls, most importantly, magnificent mountain views including Annapurna-I , Annapurna-IV, Himchuli, Gnagapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manasalu, Ganesh Himal and beautiful Machhapuchhre (Fish-tail).
A newly opened trekking trail to quench the thirst of trekking in off the beaten trail in Annapurna region. Trekking through deep and dense rhododendron and other various vegetations and going just in front of Mardi Himal and beautiful Machhapuchhre ( Fishtail) is an amazing experience for the life time.
Having two different insights of two distinct regions i.e. Annapurna and Mustang. Beautiful Manang valley, orchards , arid and dry landscapes beyond the Himalayan kingdom, a popular Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage site, Muktinath, a natural flame which never goes out, 108 water spouts to wash up all sins and Hot Spring at Tatopani.
10 Dolpo Region Trekking
Far western region of Nepal. A remote and wilderness trekking, to the border of Nepal and Tibet. Dolpo Region Trekking actually is not famous for mountain views like Annapurna, Everest and Langtang but amazing ethnic people and their culture, awe-inspiring landscapes, natural water falls.
Trekking for adventure enthusiasts getting triumph over three popular highest passes in the world, challenging trek in Khumbu region, however rewarded with astonishing thrills of adventure and mountain peaks. The three passes over 5 thousands meter high, Kongma La, Kongma La and Chola.
Mount Makalu, fifth highest peak in the world, trekking via Makalu Barun National Park offers you endangered species of flora and fauna, astonishing view of Mt, Makalu and other peaks including the top of the world, Everest.
This above article is entirely based on a long research and the preferences expressed by the travelers who visit Nepal as well as recent data.
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