Nepal has a lot to offer therefore we have handpicked a few of our favorites Top 7 (Seven) Best Trekking Destination in Nepal that is perfect for a trip you’re planning in 2019/2020.
Everest Base Camp Trekking remains the most popular trekking destination in Nepal due to the glorious opportunity to set sights upon Mount Everest. Other peaks standing above 8000m also offer company to the world’s highest peak and all these can be witnessed. Khumbu Glacier and icefalls are other attractions in the EBC region. If you’re up for even more challenging treks, you can include the trinity of three high passes: Kongma La, Cho La, and Renjo La, thus creating Everest Three High Passes Trek. Due to its route passing through heavily Sherpa habituated regions, one can get the closer look at the lives of the famous guardians of the Himalayas. Other ventures like Amadablam Expedition and Island Peak Climbing too are famous among mountaineering enthusiasts.
2. Annapurna Circuit Trekking (Round Annapurna Trek)
Opened in 1977, Annapurna Circuit Trek, also known as Annapurna Round Trek, is popular amongst beginner trekkers due to its easy trekking trail and short duration. Annapurna Base Camp Trekking takes as short as only 12 days to complete however, one can customize the ABC region trek and itinerary. The trek will lead you to the elevation of up to 5416 meters in the Thorung La pass, allowing you to view the gorgeous Annapurna Range from the viewing point. Annapurna Sanctuary is one other region of interest to the tourists aspiring to unravel the region. With rich Gurung and Magar culture to compliment with the trek, you will not just revel in the beauty of the Himalayas but also enjoy the hospitality of the ethnic communities in the trek to ABC.
The newly ventured Manaslu Circuit Trek is admittedly the best off beaten trail among the trekking routes in the Nepal Himalayas. If you’re looking for a trail requiring average activeness and a peaceful moment with yourself and nature, Manaslu Circuit Trek will offer you a quiet journey along Manaslu Conservation Area which is a home to various endangered species. Manaslu Larkay Pass Trek and Tsum Valley Trekking stand out as other attractions adding more mystery and excitement to the ventures in this region. This region also gives you a glimpse of the isolated and preserved lifestyle of the locals.
4. Around Kathmandu Valley Trek (Short Trek Around Kathmandu)
If you want to trek but aren’t a total fan of the cold weather and isolated areas, trekking near Kathmandu might just be for you. There are various treks including Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking, Sundarijal trek, Namo Buddha trek and others that have similar elements to the higher altitude treks minus the freezing temperature. Ideal for all age groups and perfect for travelers with very little time, treks like Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek and short treks around Kathmandu only take up as much as 7 days. Away from the hustle of the city, these trails allow you to breathe the crisp untouched air all the while being able to witness at the spectacular view of Himalayan ranges.
5. Nepal Yoga Trek (Everest and Annapurna Yoga Trek)
If you’re looking for a journey of not only the body but also your mind and soul, Nepal Yoga Trekking is the absolute go-to. Yoga treks in Nepal not only provide you the serenity of tranquil surroundings but also the expertise of highly trained and skilled yoga gurus who can help you get away from the busy hustle and rediscover your spiritual awareness. Annapurna Base Camp Yoga Trek and Everest Base camp Yoga Trek are among the famous ones offering surreal calm and divination on the trek itself. Extra activities during trek are designed to further enhance the experience of the trekkers.
6. Tilicho Lake Trekking (Thorang La Pass Trek)
A difficult yet earnestly Tilicho Lake Trekking carries the glory of the Tilicho lake, which needs about 20 days to complete. Lying in the Manang region, Thorang La Pass Trek showcases the beauty of peaks like Lamjung Himal (6983m), Annapurna II (7937m), and Annapurna IV (7525m) atop one of the most acclaimed passes in the world. With the trek route passing ancient monasteries and rugged terrain on the way, this trek is designed for the ones with ample zeal and enthusiasm to acquaint with the grinding path leading through Manang and Khangshar village- the last village of Nepal.
7. Upper Mustang Trek (Hidden Himalaya Kingdom)
Dubbed as the Hidden Himalaya Kingdom, Upper Mustang is one of the most isolated regions of Nepal. With preserved culture from the historical eras, this region has succeeded in carrying on cultural ceremonies resulting in the inception of Tiji Festival Trek among others. The hidden Himalayan trek showcases the local monasteries and a look into the private lives of the monks. Under the clear blue skies with the backdrop of the Annapurna mountain range, this region is a perfect gateway from the postmodernist world due to its impeccable natural beauty of silent barren hills and hospitable locals. Furthermore, Jomsom Muktinath Trek explores the lower outskirts of the region.
These are only sneak peeks into the vastness of Nepal’s trekking journeys. Explore more and you will definitely find a trek that is meant just for you. Conquer the Himalayas, romance with the flirty nature, and immerse into the age-old culture. With a plethora of options, you can feel free to explore your options and make a decision to immerse yourself into the Take a break and start your trek today!