Top 10 Best Trekking Routes in Nepal

1 month ago Post By : Royal Staff
    Top 10 Best Trekking Routes in Nepal

     

     

    Nepal, famous for the worldwide because of Himalaya nature and also diversity landscapes, which is suitable for trekking. Nepal is located between two Asian giants India and China. Nepal land from height of 80m to 8848m from the sea level. It is one of highest diversity in nature beauty, wildlife and also landscapes. Here we select the top 10 most famous trekking routes in Nepal. 

    1. Annapurna Circuit Trekking
    Annapurna Circuit trekking, most prefer trekking area in Nepal. Every year more than 100000 foreign and domestic peoples visit this region. Annapurna region having diverse landscape along route you can see the windfall and dense forest. This trekking route elevation from 800 meters to 5416m, height point of Thorong La pass. You can see the majestic views of Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, Tilicho peak, Gangapurna and other Himalaya. It takes 14 days to 21 days trekking around Annapurna Circuit trek. 

    Annapurna Region have main 3 trekking routes, Annapurna Base Camp trekking, Ghorepani Poonhill trekking and Annapurna Circuit trekking. You can visit one of the trekking routes if you want to visit. It is absolutely beautiful trekking experience you ever got around the world, near the famous himalaya of Annapurna. 

    Quick Highlight:

    Trip Duration  14 - 21 days
    Max. Elevation  5416m Thorong La Pass 
    Trip Grade  Moderate
    Average walk per day  5-6 hours
    Best Season  Spring and Autumn
    Accommodation   Hotel, Tea house lodge
    Group Size  Min. 2 peoples

     

    Poonhill

    View of Annapurna South from Poonhill 

    2. Everest Base Camp Trekking
    Everest base camp trekking, everyone dream to see the highest mountain in the world; Mount Everest (8848m) to own eyes. Not only you see Mount Everest, you see the Sherpa culture, society and diverse landscape you ever see in Nepal. This trekking fascinating the beautiful landscape with flora and fauna and most speculator view of Khumbhu and Everest Himalayan range. This trekking takes 14 to 17 days. Its height elevation is 5643m of Kalapatthar.

    In Everest region, there is another trekking route which doesn't mention in this blog i.e. Everest Gokyo Lake trekking, It is also famous trekking places to visit in Everest Region. Gokyo Lake is one of the highest freshwater lakes in the world. It is situated in height of 4790m (15720ft) from sea level. 

    Gokyo Lake

    Gokyo Lake from Gokyo Ri

    Quick Highlight for Everest Base Camp Trekking:

    Trip Duration  14 - 17 days
    Max. Elevation  5643m Kalapatthar
    Trip Grade  Moderate
    Average walk per day  4-6 hours
    Best Season  Spring and Autumn
    Accommodation   Hotel, Tea house lodge
    Group Size  Min. 2 peoples

     

    Mt. Amadablam

    Mount Amadablam 6812m during Everest Base Camp Trekking

    3. Mustang Trekking
    Mustang trekking is famous for spiritual journey as well as trekking. It is also known as the last forbidden kingdom of Nepal. Mustang recently opened for foreign tourist in 1992. Mustang is closely tied with Tibetan culture and language having near to the Tibetan border. During Mustang trekking, you can visit the Lo Manthang, headquarter of Mustang and also known as "city of mud" because of all houses built with mud and bricks. It is also restricted area by Nepal Government. so, you have at least 2 peoples to visit this region with your guide having special permit for it. It takes 15 days to 18 days trekking. The beauty of this trekking is diverse landscape and Nepal's desert area and Tibetan culture, monastery with beautiful scenic view of Himalaya. Every year, Tiji festival observe in May. Many foreign tourists visit for festival also. In this trekking, Never miss the visit Muktinath Temple, sacred site for Hindu and Buddhist peoples.

    Quick Highlight:

    Trip Duration  14 - 17 days
    Max. Elevation  4200m - Lugri La Pass
    Trip Grade  Strenuous difficulty 
    Average walk per day  5-7 hours
    Best Season  Spring and Autumn
    Accommodation   Hotel, Tea house lodge
    Group Size  Min. 2 peoples

     

    Mustang

    Chortens at Upper Mustang

     

    4. Makalu Base Camp Trek
    Makalu Base Camp trek is a remote trekking route offer the quiet trekking trails, beautiful terraced farmland, dense rhododendron forests and beautiful 8000m plus peaks lying on the way. It is near with Arun Valley, deepest valley in the world. It is quite difficult trekking and challenging trekking route but also beautiful and less crowded trekking route with sticking views of Himalayas of Makalu region. You can see the World's fifth highest mountain "Mount Makalu" 8481m. It is located in Makalu Barun National Park. It takes 18 days to 20 days to complete the Makalu base camp trekking.

    Quick Highlight:

    Trip Duration  18 - 20 days
    Max. Elevation  4870 m Makalu Base Camp
    Trip Grade  Strenuous/Difficult
    Average walk per day  5-7 hours
    Best Season  Spring and Autumn
    Accommodation   Hotel, Tea house lodge, Camping
    Group Size  Min. 2 peoples

     

    Mount Makalu

    Mount Makalu 8481m, pic by Indra Rai / Wikipedia

    5. Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek
    Mardi Himal base camp trekking is located in near Annapurna Region. It is less visited and less crowded popular trekking route in the Annapurna region. It is less challenging trekking compare to Annapurna Base Camp trek. During trekking, You can see the spectacular views of Mardi Himal and beautiful Machapucchhre. It takes 7 days to 10 days trekking to complete it.

    Quick Highlight:

    Trip Duration  7 - 10 days
    Max. Elevation  4250m Mardi Himal High Camp
    Trip Grade  Easy to moderate
    Average walk per day  4-6 hours
    Best Season  Spring and Autumn
    Accommodation   Hotel, Tea house lodge
    Group Size  Min. 2 peoples

     

    Mt. Machhapuchhre and Mardi Himal

    Mount Machapuchare and Mardi Himal  pic by Kusal Shrestha


    6. Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek
    Kanchenjunga, world's third highest mountain, height of 8611m located in Nepal/ India border. It is one of the remotest off beaten trek in Nepal with magnificent views of Himalaya, dense forest, wildlife, World's deepest Arun Valley with diverse landscape trekking route. Most of the trekking part takes place in the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area, a protected site in Nepal. It takes 22 days to 26 days trekking on Kanchenjunga.

    Quick Highlight:

    Trip Duration  22 - 26 days
    Max. Elevation  5120m Pangpema Base camp of   Kanchenjunga North
    Trip Grade  Moderate to Strenuous
    Average walk per day  5-7 hours
    Best Season  Spring and Autumn
    Accommodation   Hotel, Tea house lodge
    Group Size  Min. 2 peoples

     

    Kanchenjunga Himal

    Mount Kanchenjunga from Pangpema, north face base camp of Kanchenjunga.

    PC: Our guide Ujjwol Lamichhane


    7. Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking
    Langtang Gosaikunda trekking is one of the nearest trekking routes from Kathmandu Valley. It is 70km away from Kathmandu Valley. It is a spiritual journey trekking. You can see the beautiful sacred lake, Gosaikunda, which have great importance for Hindu peoples. Every year, Many foreign tourist visit this area. It takes 13 days to 15 days trekking.

    Quick Highlight:

    Trip Duration  13 - 17 days
    Max. Elevation  4380m Gosaikunda Lake 
    Trip Grade  Moderate
    Average walk per day  4-7 hours
    Best Season  Spring and Autumn
    Accommodation   Hotel, Tea house lodge, Camping
    Group Size  Min. 2 peoples

     

    Gosaikunda Lake

    Gosaikunda Lake

    8. Manaslu Tsum Valley Trekking
    Manaslu Tsum valley located in Manaslu Conversation area. It is restricted area by Nepal Government. You need to special permit to visit this region. Mt. Manaslu lies in this region which is 8th highest mountain in the world and also known as "Killer Mountain". Manaslu Tsum trekking is an off beaten trekking experience and also sacred hidden valley of Tsum. You can see the amazing Himalaya on your way with dense forest of rhododendron, pines and others, influence with Tibetan culture.

    Quick Highlight:

    Trip Duration  13 - 17 days
    Max. Elevation  5220m Larkya La Pass
    Trip Grade  Moderate to Strenuous 
    Average walk per day  5-7 hours
    Best Season  Spring and Autumn
    Accommodation   Hotel, Tea house lodge
    Group Size  Min. 2 peoples

     

    Manaslu

    Mt. Manaslu

    9. Upper Dolpo Trekking
    Upper Dolpo is located in far western region of Nepal. It is remote trekking experience around Dolpo which is influence of Tibetan culture having near to Tibet Border. It takes 8 days to 27 days depends on your days. It is also restricted region by Nepal Government, so, you can take special permit to enter this region. In this trekking, natural beauty, unique distinctive landscapes and peoples. It is difficult trekking experience and remote adventure trekking ever visited it.

    Quick Highlight:

    Trip Duration  8 - 27 days
    Max. Elevation  5320m
    Trip Grade  Moderate to Strenuous
    Average walk per day  5-8 hours
    Best Season  Spring and Autumn
    Accommodation   Hotel, Tea house lodge
    Group Size  Min. 2 peoples

     

    Chorten at Upper Dolpo

    Chortens with Barley field at Upper Dolpo (PC: Carsten Nebel / Wikipedia)

    10. Nar Phu Valley Trekking
    Nar and Phu are two villages together known as Nar Phu Valley, which is located in Manang district.
    Nar & Phu valley is also restricted area by Nepal Government. If you want to enter this region, you have a special permit issued by Nepal Government. During the trekking, you see the narrow waterfall, gorges, lovely forests, amazing rock formations, yaks, old Monasteries, Kang La Pass and unique Himalayan cultures. You can see the world's highest situated lake Tilicho 4919m with three adventurous high passes Kang la pass 5306m, Thorong La Pass 5416m and Mesokanta pass 5099m. It is difficult to cross so you should have good physical fit to do this trek.

    Quick Highlight:

    Trip Duration  14 - 21 days
    Max. Elevation  5416m Thorong La Pass
    Trip Grade  Moderate
    Average walk per day  5-7 hours
    Best Season  Spring and Autumn
    Accommodation   Hotel, Tea house lodge
    Group Size  Min. 2 peoples


    Thorong La Pass

     Our guests at Thorong La Pass with our guide Raja

     

    We organize all the trekking routes mention above but we don't list all trekking routes in our website. So, we can contact us through our website.

    Trekking days will vary with different trekking routes in short trekking days to long (full trekking days). We can customize our trip according to client need. please feel free to contact us.

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