Best trek in Nepal

May 1, 2019 1 Response (Shreeram) Nepal Trek Hub
best trek in Nepal

Best trek in Nepal is a great idea for the people who want to go to Nepal for their next vacation but get confused regarding the choice which is the best trek in Nepal to do on their vacations. We know you all have a certain time and your own interest so that is the reason we have made highlights all in one page regarding the best trek in Nepal.

Before going on the details let’s look something about Nepal. Each year 300,000 adventure lovers come to Nepal for trekking in Nepal Himalayas. That is a lot and there are many trek routes for the trekkers where they can get their lifetime experience. We want to make it easier to choose what they want.

Nepal is an ideal destination for mountaineering and trekking. There are several trekking routes which are very beautiful and pleasant to enjoy in nature. The 40% land of Nepal is covered with the high Himalayas and the hilly regions which are very good to see the world’s tallest Himalayan ranges including the tallest mountain Mt.Everest.

The trekking routes generally start from the Lowlands and go all the way to the mountain through the beautiful valleys, walking through the bank of the mighty Himalayan rivers, watching the sky touching waterfalls and very unique and pristine forests. All the forest you see on the trekking trails belongs to the National Park and conservation area where the wild animals are protected as well as flora.

The trekking experience you gain in Nepal is not found anywhere else in the world. The friendly community and their unique cultures and traditions make you always blissful and the friendly hospitality manners of the local peoples make you feel like you are in your family.

The land of Buddha and Everest can be explored in the specific months where the experiences are very valuable although Nepal is always ready to serve you. We have given some criteria to choose the best trek in Nepal.

What level of trekking difficulty are you looking to do?
How many days trekking do you want to do In Nepal?
Looking for an off the beaten path trekking destination, or, will a touristy one be okay as well?
Are you a budget traveller or is price less relevant for you?
Seasonal Highlights?
Looking for remote and hard camping treks or Tea house trek?
Are you a solo, couple or group of trekkers?

You may also wonder about how I might be able to choose the type of trek that you want, well we will give you the best overview of all the trekking routes of Nepal and highlights and the best time to do so. What will you see and how is it to do?

Nepal Trek Hub is here to give you all your answer questions through the post please read it carefully and if you want to know more about the trekking please let us know through the email or WhatsApp, we are here to help you. Let’s begin the post of Nepal best Trek.

What best trek in Nepal means

Well, it differs from person to person, some like to do light adventure while others want to do hard. Some trekkers like to enjoy the trek with many others while others don’t like that. Best trek depends on the people’s choice and taste. We have many trek routes which all are very beautiful, pleasurable and mind-blowing.

Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest base camp trek is a most demanded trek in Nepal which goes through the valley of Dudh Koshi to the base camp of Mt. Everest. The 12-14 days hike let’s you be on the base of the tallest Himalayas of the world crossing the beautiful sherpa settlement of Namche and Khumjung. Trekkers need to trek through the Sagarmatha National park which is a gift for the trekkers that they can see the different flora and fauna of the mighty Himalayas. You will trek through the diversified landscape of the Khumbu region where you can see the 4 mountains which are above 8000 Meter and many other peaks.

Trek facts

Maximum Elevation5643 Meter
Trek Duration14 Days
Trek Difficulty/ CategoryAdventure
PermitsTIMS and Sagarmatha National Park permit and Local Goernment permits
Accommodation TypeLocal tea house
Best SeasonMarch to May and Occtober to November and up to mid of December

Trek Highlights

  • Stunning scenic flight to Lukla with the view of Himalayas and countryside.
  • Trek through the beautiful Dudh Koshi River Bank and crossing the several local settlements.
  • Stunning view of Everest from Everest View Hotel, when you are doing acclimatization on Namche Bazaar.
  • Observation of the Buddhist culture and the biggest monastery of the Khumbu Tengboche Monastery which is elevated at the altitude of 3800 Meter and where they perform the biggest celebration Mani Rimdu Festival.
  • Beautiful forest of rhododendron, oak, bamboo as well as other plants
  • Sherpa people and their hospitality
  • Beautiful trek through the Sagarmatha National Park.
  • Very perfect view of Mt. Everest 29,377 feet from the Kala Patthar. Lhotse 27,940 feet, Nuptse 25,791 feet, Amadablam 22,349 Feet, Makalu 27,825 feet, Choyou 26,906, cholatse 21,129 feet, Thamserku 21,729 feet and many other countless peaks which is located in Mahalangur Himalaya range.
  • Walking through the Glaciers to reach the Viewpoint Kalapathar 5,643 m from where you will see the stunning view of Mt. Everest

Trek Lowlights

  • Most of the trekkers want to go Everest base camp trek once in a lifetime so it is quite busier than other trek routes of Nepal.
  • The flight’s cancellations happen sometimes due to the weather conditions.
  • The trekking begins in the Lukla and ends at Lukla so it means you have to walk through the same way.

Annapurna circuit trek

Annapurna circuit trek is world best trekking trails which have been very popular since 1982. The Annapurna circuit circles the whole Annapurna mountains. The Annapurna circuit trek starts from Besisahar and ends at Pokhara. The magnificent mountains ranges and diversified landscapes are the major attractions of this trek. Apart from that, you will also enjoy the cultures of the local peoples on Marshyangdi River valley and the Kali Gandaki River Valley. The Marshyangdi river valley is initially very green with the high rocky hills which eventually turns into the treeless mountains in Manag, above that you will have a sky-touching mountains ranges. You will cross the 5416 meters to reach the Muktinath and Lower Mustang. The Mustang is a very colourful mountain desert with white snow peaks in the north. You will see the two tallest mountains above 8000 Meters, Dhaulagiri 8,167 Meters and Annapurna 8091 Meters. The deepest George is in Dana Villages based on the High Mountains Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. Hot Springs are available in two places for the trekkers and you will also see the panoramic view in 360 degrees angle from Poon Hill 3210 Meter before you come to Pokhara.

Trek facts

Maximum Elevation5416 Meter
Trek Duration18 Days
Trek Difficulty/ CategoryAdventure
PermitsTIMS and Annapurna Conservation Area Project Permits
Accommodation TypeLocal tea house
Best SeasonMarch to May and Occtober to November and up to mid of December

Trek Highlights

  • Scenic drive to Besisahar from Kathmandu through the Prithivi Highways, You can also see rafters doing rafting on Trisuli River.
  • Colorful paddy fields, wheat, millet and different types of the vegetable fields filled to the terraces.
  • Very pleasant trekking through the Marshyangdi River Valley, You will enjoy the bamboo bushes forests with the loud sounds of the rivers and waterfalls.
  • Spectacular view of Mt. Manaslu 8153 Meter, Manaslu North, Ngadi chuli and many mountains of the Manaslu regions.
  • View of Lamjung Himal from Chame and enjoy the hot springs in Chame.
  • The biggest apple farm of the Bhartang village of Nepal.
  • Stunning view of the Annapurna II 7940 Meters, Annapurna III 7,555 m, Annapurna IV 7,525 m, Gangapurna 7,455 m, Tilicho Peak, Chulu East, Chulu west, Yak Kwang, Throng peak and many other peaks.
  • Explore hiking to the Ice Lake from manag which is located at 4600 Meters from where you can see the Stunning view of Mt. Annapurna Ranges.
  • Buddhsit people and their cultures on the trekking trails.
  • Crossing the Thorong la pass 5416 Meters and blessing from the Hindu Holy temple Muktinath 3800 Meters with the stunning view of Mt Dhaulagiri 8167 Meters.
  • Gorgeous view from Poon hill Annapurna 8091 Meters and Dhaulagiri 8,167 Meters and many other peaks.
  • Arrive and enjoy into the most pleasurable and peaceful city Pokhara

Trek Lowlights

  • It is the second busiest trek route after Everest so you can see a lot of tourists.
  • In some parts you have to walk through the roads which are not good for trekking.

Annapurna base camp trek

Annapurna base camp trek is a short and marvelous trek that begins from Pokhara. It can be done through the many routes but the popular one is Annapurna base camp via Poon Hill and Annapurna base camp from Ghandruk. The first one is quite longer but gives you the best view of Mountain then enters into the Modi Khola River valleys to reach the south base of the Mt. Annapurna. The other one goes straight to the base camp through the bank of the Modi River. You will enjoy the stunning mountains view and the alpine forests and the hospitality manner of the Gurung people. This is moderate grade trekking routes which might be an ideal for the trekkers who search for the short adventure to the himalayas. You will see the Holy mountains fishtail and Annapurna range perfectly plus the Giant Dhualagiri. Trek through the bamboo bushes, oak, pine, and rhododendron forest makes hiking even more delightful.

Trek facts

Maximum Elevation4130 Meter
Trek Duration13 Days
Trek Difficulty/ CategoryModerate
PermitsTIMS and Annapurna Conservation Area Project Permits
Accommodation TypeLocal tea house
Best SeasonMarch to May and Occtober to November and up to mid of December

Trek Highlights

  • Scenic drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu through the Tourist bus or flight to Pokhara.
  • Enjoy the lakeside environment with the view of the lake. You can do the boating on Phewa Lake as well if you like.
  • Driving to Nayapul is another great experience due to the extraordinary view of Annapurna Himalayan Ranges which Includes Annapurna II and Holy Mountain Fishtail also.
  • Spectacular hike to Poon hill and the gorgeous view of Himalayas from Poon hill which includes Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Annapurna South, Mt. Nilgiri and many other peaks.
  • Wonderful trek to Annapurna base camp crossing the marvellous villages like Tadapani, Chomrong, Sinuwa.
  • Very close view of the Annapurna South 7,219 Meter, Annapurna 8,091 Meter, Gangapurna, Annapurna frank, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Fishtail and Himchuli.
  • Glaciers behind the Annapurna base camp

Trek Lowlights

  • It is the third busiest trek route after Everest base camp and Annapurna circuit trek so you can see a lot of tourists.
  • The Treks starts and ends at the same please it means the trekking trail to go and come back is similar

Langtang trek

Langtang trek located on the north from the Kathmandu valley is one of the short and stunning treks for the trekkers who seek the peaceful trekking routes. The Langtang trek is a perfect and ideal destination for the trekkers. Langtang Himalayan ranges mountains and the beauty of the Langtang national park are the main things that you can experience on this trek. The short Langtang trek starts from the Syabrubesi and ends at Syabrubesi and it can be done in 7-8 days and if you like to extend the duration then you can hike around the Kyanjin for extending the time. Tamang cultures and Buddhism are very common in these regions. The trek follows the upstream of the Langtang Khola and reaches the Kyanjin Gompa where the trek lasts. Langtang Lirung 7200 Meter, Langtang Ri, Marimatto, Ganjala peak and many other mountains are here to give you full enjoyment. The Langtang national park is home for the endangered red panda and many other animals. Trekkers find this trek easier as well as very nice due to the Local people’s friendly manner, unique culture and amazing mountains view.

Trek facts

Maximum Elevation4773 Meter
Trek Duration10 Days
Trek Difficulty/ CategoryModerate
PermitsTIMS and Langtang National park Permits
Accommodation TypeLocal tea house
Best SeasonMarch to May and Occtober to November and up to mid of December

Trek Highlights

  • Adventure drive to Syabrubesi
  • Very pleasant walk through the Langtang National Park where you might see the different wild animals such as wild deer, monkeys and red pandas if you are lucky.
  • Tamang cultures and their traditions.
  • Mani walls and chorten along the trekking trails
  • Super panoramic view from Kyanjin Ri 4900 Meters of Langtang lirung 7,234 M, Langtang ri 7,205 M, Dorje Lakpa 6,966 M, Loenpo Gang 6,907 M, Changbu 6,781 M, Gangchenpo 6,387 M, Morimoto 6,150 M, Yala peak 5,520 M.
  • Sightseeing in Kyanjin Gompa

Trek Lowlights

  • You don’t see the tall mountains above 8000 Meter, if you do this trek, People says you can see the Sisapangba but the view is very far
  • The Treks starts and ends at the same please it means the trekking trail to go and come back is similar
  • Road to Sybrubensi is not that good

Manaslu trek

Manaslu trek is recently a new best trekking trail among the trekkers who come to trek in Nepal. Mt Manaslu is 8153 Meter mountains which are located in the north of Gorkha In Nubri Valley. Nubri valley is the location where Mt Manaslu Ranges are located. The 2 weeks more long trek starts from the Arughat Bazar and Ends at Besisahar after completion of Manaslu Treks. It is also known as a Manaslu circuit trek which goes through the bank of the Budi Gandaki river observing it’s beauty and the traditional and authentic villages of the Valley. The trek is controlled by the government and they have made it control region trek which means trekkers must have to have a special permit which is issued through the Nepal Immigrations. Trekkers will enjoy the tallest mountain scenery of the Manaslu range including Mt.Manaslu, Ngadi peak, Himal chuli, Manaslu North, Larke peak and many other peaks around here. Tibetan Buddhism is one of the attractions to the trekkers where they can see the culture, traditions and lifestyles of the people. Trekkers obviously love the natures and the landscape as well as cultural things of the Nubri valley which can be observed through the Manaslu Trek.

Trek facts

Maximum Elevation5106 Meter
Trek Duration18 Days
Trek Difficulty/ CategoryAdventure
PermitsManaslu Conservation Area project Permits
Annapurna conservation Area project permits
Manaslu special Permits from Nepal Immigrations
Accommodation TypeLocal tea house
Best SeasonMarch to May and Occtober to November and up to mid of December

Trek Highlights

  • The landscape of the Budi Gandaki river valley which is filled with high hills, alpine forests, different types of herbs and shrubs as well as the fast following Budhi Gandaki River.
  • Chorten in each village as well as many mani walls on the trekking trails. View of Mt Shringi Himal from Jagat.
  • Locally it is known as a Nubri valley, you will know about the local people, their lifestyle, cultures, traditions as well as religions and society.
  • The importance of the Lho monastery and the influence in the religions and local people life by it.
  • Ngadi Peak 7871 meter, Buddha Himal 6692 meter, Cheo Himal, Himlung Himal, Nemjung, Gyaji Kang, Kang Garu, and Annapurna II and other countless peaks.
  • Birendra lake at the elevations of 3700 Meters and a wonderful hike to Manaslu base camp.
  • Traditional settlements of Samagaun and Lho Villages. You may also see the Blue sheep as well as hurdles of yaks which graze around the trekking trails.
  • Adventure larke pass which is quite harder to do even though it is 5106 Meters.

Trek Lowlights

  • The daily trek distance is quite far so it is quite hard trekking to do.
  • The tea houses along the trekking trails are not that good enough as compared to Annapurna regions.
  • You must have a special permit to do it and it is last for a week and if you want to extend days, you must have extra payments which you need to take before your departure

Mardi Himal trek

Mardi Himal trek is a newly open trekking trail in the heart of Annapurna region. This is a very awesome route to see the magnificent Annapurna range as well as holy mountain fishtail 6993 Meter. This is the best trek route that goes through the ridge of the hill till the end of the trek of Mardi Himal high camp. Mardi Himal high camp is elevated at almost 4418 meters from where you can see the Annapurna south 7,219 Meter, Himchuli 6400 Meter, Annapurna III, Gangapurna, Mardi Himal, Fishtail and many other peaks in a panoramic view. The dense rhododendron forest along the trekking trails are very peaceful to explore. The trek starts from Kande and ends at Siding or Lwang. Known as a light trek it has everything that trekkers are looking for. The trek goes through the forest to the yak pastures from where you can see the mountains as well as the perfect scenery of the two sides of the valley. This trek goes through the ridge of the hill so you can see the far side of the Himalayan views. Trekkers must go to Pokhara before and after the trek. That is why it is also an opportunity to see the Pokhara city and enjoy a day in this peaceful city.

Trek facts

Maximum Elevation4418 Meter
Trek Duration11 Days
Trek Difficulty/ CategoryModerate
PermitsAnnapurna conservation Area project permits
Trekking Information Management System (TIMS) Permits
Accommodation TypeLocal tea house
Best SeasonMarch to May and Occtober to November and up to mid of December

Mardi himal Trek Highlights

  • Scenic drive or flight to Pokhara city from Kathmandu, you can also do sightseeing around the lakeside in the evening or go to the Tal Barahi temple.
  • Excellent and scenic drive to Kande, you can see the excellent Annapurna scenery.
  • Walking through the beautiful villages of Australian camp, Pothana, Deurali, Forest camp, Low camp, Badal Danda, High camp as well as Mardi Himal base camp.
  • Yak and sheep pastures of the Mardi Himal area.
  • Excellent view of Annapurna I (8091m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Annapurna II (7937m), Annapurna III (7555m), Annapurna South (7219m), Fishtail (6988m) and many other peaks from the Mardi Himal High Camp 4418 Meter.
  • View of Siding valley and Annapurna base camp trek route through the Mardi Himal trek route.
  • Excellent opportunity to taste the local homestay of Lwang Ghalel villages as well as siding villages.
  • Amazing rice fields of the Lwang Ghalel Villages and local villages around the trekking routes.

Trek Lowlights

  • The Trek Route is popular among the Nepali trekkers so you may meet the Nepali trekkers as well.
  • the trek is quite tough to go the Mardi Himal High Camp
  • During the Summer rime and wintertime it is quite difficult to do this trek

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