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10 Best Treks in Nepal (2020 Updated)

Everest base camp

The dribbling snow, cold water, fresh air, Smokey hot noodles, and expediting breath, did it just remind you of trekking? Well, if yes, then you are reading the correct one, the article is going to be all about the best treks in Nepal. You will not have to roam around the streets of Kathmandu to look for an apt place that suits you. You simply read the entire article and you will be ready with your decision. Let’s swipe you always to the most famous trekking destination in Nepal.

Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest base camp

Attraction:

The Everest base camp trek is a one-lifetime experience, witnessing sherpa culture. The trek will cover Everest Base Camp while giving you a mind-blogging view of glaciers, landscapes, and heritage monasteries. As you cross the famous Renjo La, Cho La and Kongma La passes, you will be closer to the heart of the Himalaya. The route will cover a glimpse of beautiful Tengboche Monastery, Namche Bazar, Khumbu Glacier, Kala Patthar, and a school established by Sir Edmund Hillary in Khumjung village.

The best season to trek this camp is March-May and October-November. The trek starts from Lukla- a flight from Kathmandu and stretches up to Kala Patthar. The Overseas Adventure stretches the trek up to 12- 13 days. This trip can also be done in a Helicopter as there are many people who don’t want to trek but want to enjoy the beauty of the highest mountain in the world.  

Consideration: 

  • In this trek, there is not much variation en route.
  • It might be overcrowded due to its popularity

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

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Attraction:

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek will give you a thrilling view all long the journey. From lush pastures to alpine forests, you will gander all of it and even more. The trek will cover the passage from the Thorong La Pass, Kali Gandaki Gorge- deepest in the world, the famous Muktinath temple to gorgeous and eminent Tilicho Lake. The Annapurna base camp trek will give the touch of lifestyles of Gurungs and Magars. As you move ahead you will see Rupse Waterfall, heartwarming sceneries, barren desert, and a lot more. It can be said ABC Trek is one of the best treks in Nepal.

Your journey will start off from a 25-minute flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara and then you will head to Nayapul. Overseas adventure held the trek for 12 days approx. The best season to trek here is March-May and October- November.

Consideration:

  • Get ready to climb up many many stairs.
  • Since the trek is very famous, it might be crowded.

Langtang Valley Trek

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Attraction:

The Langtang Valley trek through extravagant forests, the lofty alpine meadows, Kyangjin Gompa to the top of Kyangjin Ri and Tserko Peak is just so soothing. You will experience Tibetan traditions and tastes. You will also glimpse Tibetan Lama Buddhism, the oldest monasteries and furtive caves, and geographical variations. Enjoy wandering in the villages and interacting with the residers.

The best season to attempt this trek is during winters as well as March to May and October- November. Your journey with Overseas Adventure will start from Syabru Besi which is a 7-hour drive from Kathmandu and continue until 7-8 days.

Consideration:

  • As you climb up to the higher altitude it will get difficult to find food and water.

Upper Dolpo Trek

Upper Dolpo Trek
Upper Dolpo Trek

Attraction:

Get ready to be a bystander of the beauty of the Tibetan blend region. The adventurous Upper Dolpo trek is a trail to hidden valleys, Dhaulagiri and Tibetan Peaks, high passes, barren landscapes, ancient monasteries, and the largest Phoksundo National Park. You will be delighted to see the lifestyle of the Tibetan influential Buddhist people, gorges, blue sheep, snow leopards, Shey Gompa, and the deepest lake in Nepal Shey Phoksundo.

The trek is extended until 25days approx and starts with Jhupal. You can reach Jhupal by flight- Kathmandu – Nepaljung-Jhupal. The best season recommended is in Spring or fall.

Consideration:

  • It required expensive permits
  • Travel with an experienced and licensed travel guide is a compulsion.

Upper Mustang Trek

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Attraction:

The trek through the trans-Himalaya region, Upper Mustang Trek offers en route of beautiful mountains like Nilgiri, famous Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and the other Himalayas as well. Be ready to get thrilled with the beauty of ancient salt caravan routes, barley fields, old Gompa, Buddhist shrines, treeless landscapes, and prayer flags and Tibetan bend culture. You will have an adventurous trek trekking in the sandstone cliffs and desert the Himalaya.

The journey will start from Jomsom which you will reach by two connecting flights: Kathmandu to Pokhara to Jomsom and continue until 14 days. Overseas Adventure suggests the best season to trek here would be March-May and October- November.

Consideration:

  • Can’t think of an independent trek.
  • Since in the month of November, locals migrate to a lower altitude, you might face the problem if funding good accommodation.
  • The afternoon winds can be very challenging.

Gokyo Valley Trek

Gokyo Ri Trek

Attraction:

The overseas adventure has come up with the most happening trek- Gokyo Valley Trek. you will experience the iced lakes, snow-capped mountains, and glaciers. You witness the beauty of the Gokyo village with the forest full of rhododendrons, okas, emerald green lakes, diversified flora, fauna, and frozen waterfalls. You also glimpse the world’s biggest ice glacier- Ngozumpa glacier and antique monasteries. The best part about the trek is you don’t need to find a group, you are good to go alone as well.

The trek is stretched up to 12 days approx in the months of March-May and October to November. Also, to have thrilling experiencing Overseas consultancy gives an option to trek in the months of December-January.

Consideration:

  • Most of the way of the trek is similar.
  • There might a chance of altitude sickness.

Manaslu Circuit Trek

Manaslu trek

Attraction:

The 90’s  Manaslu Circuit trek will give a blend of Gurung- Tibetan cultures. Overseas Adventure will give you a glimpse of Larke Pass(the highest point of the trek) and take you the way of a famous novel trek route where you can peek at the diverse terrain. Your route will cover verdant Tsum valley, Mu Gompa, and beautiful samagaun. Also, If you are looking for a less crowded route to trek, this might be the best option for you.

The trek will be following for approx 15 days. Days of adventurous challenges will begin from Soti Khola which is 8 hours drive from Kathmandu. Get ready to glance at the breathtaking views of 8,000m peaks with 5,000m+ pass crossing.

Consideration:

  • The trek has a restricted route, so in this case, you must have a licensed trek guide.
  • Since being a remote trek, you might be crowded with people and have a hard time looking for accommodation.

Poon Hill Trek

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Attraction:

The Poonhill Trek will offer you the gorgeous views of the highest mountains- the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountain. The famous village- Ghandruk, will be spotted along with the Salt-trade route, dense forest of Rhododendron and Oaks, snowcapped mountains, and landscapes. You will be elated to see the life routine of the villagers- Tamangs and Gurungs.

The overseas adventure will begin the trek from Nayapul which is a 45 mins drive from Pokhara. The trek can be chosen as per your feasibility, the package starts with 3 days, 5 days, and 7 days. The best season to pack your trekking bags would be all around the year.

Consideration:

  • The trek during the peaky season might give a hard time finding good accommodations.
  • The peaky season will surround you with an unexpected crowd.
  • Get ready to climb many stairs.

Ghandruk Trek

ghandruk

Attraction:

The famous Ghandruk trek that blends you with the Gurungs is one hell of an experience. The trek will also head you to  Annapurna Base Camp Trek. The overseas adventure has come with this trek to the people who are looking for a short and easier version of the trek in Nepal and yet enjoy the beauty of nature, mountain views and get some cultural insights. Apart from that, you will also glance at local tourism-related activities, museums, green opulent forest of Rhododendron, and pines.

The trek is continued for approx 5 days max with year-round deals. Enjoy your time with the friendly locals and scenic views. Your trek will begin from Phedi which is an hour far from Pokhara.

Consideration:

  • You might face heavy tourist flow.
  • You will have to climb all stairs.

Panchase Trek

panchase trek
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Attraction:

The short trek of Panchase in the Annapurna region is famous for its spectacular views. You will witness the natural beauty and love how the trek is all about the scenic views, alpine meadows, Boudha Stupa, caves, and lake. You will have a great time glancing at the diversified ranges of flora and fauna, high peaks, and rhododendron forest.

The trek will count for 3-4 days approx and is accessible during the months of autumn and spring. Overseas adventures have specially come with this package for the people who wish to experience the trek but are not able to join one due to its long days. So, if you wish to go for a short trek and till experience the rawness of local delights, this is the best option. Furthermore, the trek will cover the sections of Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan.

Consideration:

  • You might find the trek shorter.
  • Not accessible in monsoon season as the slops get slippery and you can see a lot of leaches around you.

The read to 10 Best Treks in Nepal has come to an end. Hopefully, we have mentioned and cleared all your thoughts you were looking for. Overseas Adventure and Trekking will be delighted to serve you for your dreamy packages and must-have experiences. Looking forward, Folks!

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