Apart from the glorifying mountains, the natural, historical, religious, and cultural beauty of Nepal is what acts like a magnet to the explorers and compels them to visit it.
Nepal is an amazing country as it has the splendid natural and cultural beauty that attracts tourists from across the world. It is located in the middle of Asia in the lap of Himalayan Mountains with the summits as high as Mount Everest. Eight out of ten world’s highest peaks are in Nepal, the reason why it is known for offering the best treks for hiking. Apart from the glorifying mountains, the natural, historical, religious, and cultural beauty of Nepal is what acts like a magnet to the explorers and compels them to visit it. Trekking in Nepal is something that cannot be ignored if you are off to visit this beautiful country. According to a survey, every year, around +200,000 people visit Nepal only for the trekking adventure which means a big number of people each year face the difficulty to select the best trekking options in Nepal.
Since the trekking options are really huge in this country, the decision making for the best trek is really a difficult thing to do. And this is the reason we are here to help you decide what you should do when you are off for trekking in Nepal. Here we have gathered top 7 trekking destinations in Nepal that will fascinate you and those you should not miss on your trekking adventure.
Everest Base Camp Trek is the name given to the path set by pioneers Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenjin Norgay Sherpa in their journey in 1953 when they went to the highest peak of the world, Mt. Everest (8848m). This trek is known to be extremely severe one in terms of weather and hike both. You can have the sight of the splendid Gokyo Lakes, Himalayan Glaciers one of which is Khumbu Glaciers and the Himalayan ranges including Mt. Everest, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho-Oyu and several others. This trek provides a brilliant opportunity to the tourists to explore the amazing community of Sherpa and learn about their religions, traditions and their lifestyle. These features and the fact that this trek takes you to the highest peak of the world makes it the most popular one which takes around 20 to 25 days to get completed.
The Annapurna Base camp stands second on our list of the top seven trek destination is Nepal, this trek covers the Annapurna region of Nepal and it takes you to the peak at Thorong La Pass at the altitude of 5,416m (17,769ft). While you continue on this trek, you will come across Lamjung, Manang, Jomsom and Muktinath region. You will also encounter the world’s deepest Kali Gandaki gorge. This trek ends at the Poon Hill which is the perfect place to the scenic view of two mountains Annapurna and Macchapuchhre (Fishtail Mountain).
Manaslu Circuit trek is the third on our list and it offers the scenic view of the Himalayas. When you trek on this circuit, you will come across the cultural heritage sites, the diverse mountain flora and fauna, thick forests with wildlife and a lot more. You will also have a chance to get along with Tibetan style, culture and civilization of people living in this area. The highest point that you will reach during this trek is Larkya La Pass (5213m) that goes through Budi Gandaki River.
This trek is the restricted area trek that would take you to the heights while you can explore on your way the Tibetan influenced culture, caves, thousands of year’s old monasteries, local tribes and breathtakingly beautiful landscapes that would soother your heart. This trek offers you the opportunity to have a look at the scenic views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and several other peaks.
This is another beautiful trek in Nepal that goes with the name The Valley of The Glacier Trek. This trek has a lot to offer to the tourists that includes pine forests, the forests of rhododendron, oaks, pine, and bamboo, rivers and mountain streams, rugged rocks and snowy summits. On the way you will also find Langtang National Park which is filled with numerous species of animals like Himalayan Thar, Himalayan black bear, Rhesus monkeys, and even Red panda. Several trekkers claim to see Yeti on this Trek as well.
Makalu is the fifth highest peak of the world so expect this trek to be dangerous and challenging. It takes 15 days to reach the top of the trek and the beauty of the mountain is unspoiled that welcomes the trekker with open arms. The trek offers several beautiful views of the mountains and gives a chance to enjoy to the fit and adventurous ones. This is the same trek uphill and downhill so you would get back quicker.
This trek is situated at the eastern side of Nepal and the trek comprises of Mitlung, Ghunsa, Khambachen and Lhonak to Pangpema (5140m). The views are breathtakingly beautiful on your way, the flora and fauna is just too awesome and the flowing rivers provide such beautiful views that one can hardly take his eyes off the sceneries. Apart from the nature and its attractions, the small villages on the way and their culture is what fascinates the trekkers a lot as well. Once you have started your journey to the destination, you would not want to come back any soon.
So these were the seven most beautiful, captivating and adventure filled treks of Nepal that would sure fascinate you and you would make some life time memories here and would always want to get back one more time. We hope that that the information in this post has supplied you the sufficient knowledge to go on the treks of Nepal and get the best from them. Stay safe and have a good journey.
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