Top 5 Trekking in Nepal

  • Last Updated on Jun 27, 2023

Top 5 Trekking Destinations in Nepal

Nepal is a trekker's paradise. Nepal combines Himalayan views, religious temples, charming hill villages and jungle wildlife watching. All these elements combine to offer one of the world's great trekking destinations. It includes the iconic Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Circuit, Manaslu Circuit. Also the Ghorepani Poonhill ,and the Gokyo Valley Trekking is second to none. All the best treks in Nepal are listed below.Thinking of going on a trekking journey in Nepal, have a look at the treks mentioned below. It might turn out to be the best one for you.

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Everest Base Camp Trekking

Everest Base Camp trekking, is one of the finest treks in the world that centers on the world's highest peak Mt. Everest (29,031 ft/ 8,848.86m). Trekking on the legendary foothills below the mighty mountains is a dream come true. The breathtaking views of the grandest of peaks can only be found in the Everest Region. This famous trek is known worldwide for its exceptional routes. These  landscapes are delightful and revives your senses.

On this trekking trip, you can be at the popular Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,193ft) viewpoint. As it provides some grand upfront views of the highest mountain in the world. Everest Base Camp Trek also includes other famous 8 thousanders. It includes Mt Lhotse (8,516m /27,940ft), Makalu (8,485m /27,838 ft) & the giant Cho-Oyu (8,201m /26,906ft).

Getting to know the culture in this Himalayan area is a wonderful experience. As one gets to interact with the local Sherpa highlanders. It gives you an insight about the age-old traditions that exist in the Khumbu region of Nepal. This legendary trail is an exceptional thrill for high & wild adventure lovers. It is one of the best paths to tread where legends walked before on their way to conquer Everest. Some made it and some didn’t, but  the Everest Base Camp trek keeps those legends alive who makes it to this region.

Everest base camp Trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek

The Annapurna circuit trek is an epic circuit trek. This trek is liked by trekkers all over the world. This trek is also known as the ‘Round Annapurna Trek’.This is a memorable hike that circumnavigates the Annapurna massif. It displays some of the most astounding scenery on the planet.

For scenery and cultural diversity, this has long been considered the best trek in Nepal. It is one of the world’s classic walks. The walk passes picturesque villages home to Gurungs, Manangis and Thakalis. It offers spectacular mountain views of the 7000m-plus Annapurna peaks. Also it boasts some of the best trekking lodges in Nepal.

It follows the Marsyangdi Valley to the north of the main Himalayan range. Besides that it crosses a 5416m pass. Later it  descends into the dramatic desert-like landscape. It has a Tibetan-style scenery of the upper Kali Gandaki Valley. Depending on the trekker’s speed, duration of side trips, and rest days are taken. One can find cozy teahouse accommodation and hygienic meals along the trek. Finally,Annapurna Circuit Trek is an adventure in the wilderness you don’t want to miss, at any cost.

Annapurna Circuit Trekking

The Manaslu Circuit Trek

The Manaslu circuit trek is one of the finest remote treks in Nepal. It is one of the most challenging trekking circuits across the Manaslu region. Here the trail remains peaceful. The breathtaking mountain views are the best highlights that can be sighted all around.

Manaslu region has been open for trekkers since 1991. It takes backpackers near the Tibetan border. This is why this trek requires special trekking permits. This trek circles around the impressive Mt Manaslu at (8156m). This is the eighth highest peak in the world. The trek offers diverse wildlife and lush green vegetation in this area. It introduces you to prehistoric culture and traditions. This in itself is an experience of a lime time and the uniqueness about this region.

Manaslu Circuit trekking is a little bit difficult over the Larkya La pass. As it reaches an altitude  of 5106m above sea level. But, going down from the Larkya pass is easier.The Manaslu Circuit trek can either be a camping trek or you can be at the teahouse lodges. This is  one of the best ways to explore local lifestyles and culture along the trails.

Manaslu Circuit Trek

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

The Ghorepani Poon hill is one of the best scenic treks in Nepal. This is a spectacular retreat that matches the amazing beauty of nature. It allows you to taste its unique local culture that makes the journey wholesome.

The warmth of the local people with the lovely landscape is memorable. The Poon Hill area is a colorful small village.  It lies under the Annapurna Conservation Area. It sits at an altitude of 3,210m. Besides that the views of  fishtail [Machhapuchhre] peak & the Modikhola River is a treat to enjoy. There are well-marked trails to hike around, and breathtaking mountains to gaze at. Also plenty of fishes to catch, and lovely rare birds to spot.

This is an amazing experience for one to encounter on this trip. Not to forget its gorgeous rhododendrons & stunning sunrise & sunsets. It is by large an overwhelming spectacle for you to relish on this trip. It’s a phenomenal trekking region to set your foot on.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Gokyo Valley Trekking

Gokyo Valley Trekking is the ultimate trekking circuit for adventure lovers. This trek allows you to  discover Nepal’s iconic natural wonders. Such as the mountain peaks, glaciers, and the lovely emerald lakes of the Everest Region.

The beauty of the landscapes here never disappoints anyone. It keeps you spell-bounded throughout your trek venture. Gokyo valley trekking is a super alternative for mountain lovers. It is best for those who like the challenges that come with high altitudes. It is a trek that passes through rugged trails. Also while trekking one can experience the chilling cold climate here.

Besides that, Gokyo Valley Trekking is known for its  mesmerizing views. One can hold splendid  views of Himalayan Vistas from the Gokyo Ri . It is all about staying with Sherpa people in their tea house and discovering their lifestyle and culture. The Gokyo Valley is an amazing route of sublime natural beauties and ecological grandeur.

Gokyo Valley Trekking


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