Best places to trek in Nepal

manaslu circuit trek

If there is anything close to perfection it’s Nepal. The ideal place for experiencing culture, tradition, adventure, natural beauty and spiritual connection. Profusion of options to choose from when in the beautiful country of Nepal. And one such amazing thing to do in visit Nepal 2020 is trekking. So for ease we have put together some of the best treks in Nepal.

Everest Base Camp Trek

The top of the world had to be on the top wouldn’t it? The Everest trek is no doubt one of the most beautiful and most trekked treks in all of Nepal. Yearly number of tourist and trekkers visit Nepal to step foot on the world’s highest peak the Mount Everest (Sagarmatha), the region has a lot to offer if you are looking to enjoy the ever breathtaking view , and to enjoy the most tempting view of the mountains. The trek begins from Lukla, for which you can get a flight from the capital. And not just that along with it comes the luxury of the best hospitality of the typical Sherpa culture with some of the most antique monasteries. Countless glaciers and drape of icicles and the alluring view will just add to your fun of the trek. This trek also comes with an alternate of doing the Everest helicopter tour for those who don’t want to trek and still see the Everest.

Everest Base Camp Trek

Some Major Highlights;

  • Namche Bazar
  • Kala Patthar
  • School established by Sir Edmund Hillary in Khumjung village
  • Khumbu glacier

Annapurna Circuit Trekking in Nepal

Annapurna Circuit trek comes with delightful trek in the foothills of the whole Annapurna range. The trek leads you from the lush fresh fields to mountainous forests. To finish in the barren dessert like place in Manang and Mustang. All of this also comes with the special gift of the breathtaking view of the Himalayas and all of Annapurna range. The Annapurna trek comes with a very diverse trek route where you can collect many sweet memories you will recall life long.

Some Major Highlights;

  • Deepest Gorge in the world – Kali Gandaki Gorge
  • Lake situated in the Highest Altitude – Tilicho Lake
  • Thorong La Pass
  • Ethnic and cultural experience of the Gurungs and Magar
  • Rupse Waterfall – Natural hot spring in Tatopani   

Langtang Valley Trek

One of the most popular and nearest trek from Kathmandu. The trek officially starts from Syabrubesi which is about 8hr to 9hr drive from Kathmandu. During the trek you will encounter glaciers and snow caps in short distance from the capital city of Kathmandu. You also get to see pine forest, grassy meadows, pastures and stony steams, boulders etc. you also get the most artistic and nature view of numerous mountains like Mt. Langtang Himal, Mt Langtang-Ri and Gajala peak.

Some Major Highlights

  • One of the best sunrise from Tserko Ri
  • Helambu village
  • Yak farms and Cheese factories
  • Kyanjin Gompa
  • Langtang Gompa
  • Gosaikunda, Vairab Kunda
  • Surya Kunda, saraswati Kunda

Manaslu Circuit Trekking in Nepal

This trek revolves around the 8th highest peak in Nepal, this trek is considered difficult is for the once looking for total natural experience. During the trek you will come across epic sceneries crossing many suspension bridges. Also locally engineered wooden bridges made of planks in the higher altitudes. The whole trek is full of excitements and sceneries which are just unforgettable.

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Some Major Highlights;

  • Larkya La Pass
  • Novel Trek Route
  • Mu Gompa
  • Tsum valley 
  • Beautiful traditional Gurung and Tibetan culture
  • Diverse topography  

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

From lush forest to tropical lands of Rhododendron. This very trek must be among the hardest trek not just in all of Nepal but in all of the world. This trek presents you the very essence and beauty which has rarely been touched. One of the least crowded trek and still offering the best of views and experience anyone could ever ask for. The picture perfect view of the northern settlements of eastern Nepal. The trek starts from Suketar which is about 4 to 5hr drive from Illam. During the trek you will be passing through the villages of Tibetans tribes.

Some Major Highlights;

  • Kanchenjunga Conservation Area
  • Walking on the 3rd highest peak in the world (8586)
  • Tibet and Sikkim border
  • diverse species of fauna
  • Kanchenjunga North and South Base Camp
  • Yalung Glacier (5143 meters)
  • Ghunsa
  • Lonak
  • Pang Pema Base Camp

Before you go, check out our recent article: Things to Know Before Travelling , just in case you forget something.

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