5 Beautiful Treks in Nepal

  • Apr 5, 2021
  • ARJUN RIJAL

The official name of Nepal is the “Federal democratic republic of Nepal”, which is a small country located in South Asia between India and Nepal. Nepal is a Himalayan country that has many high Himalayas that include mountain Everest, which is the highest peak in the world.

Nepal has eight highest mountain out of fourteen in the world, and mountain expedition and trekking adventures are popular tourism activities in Nepal. Thousands of visitors travel Nepal every year for mountain expedition and mountain trekking. Here, we have given the five most beautiful trekking in Nepal.

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Everest Base Camp Trek

The Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular treks in Nepal. The trek to Everest Base Camp is easily accessible these days as one can complete the trek in 11-12 days from Kathmandu to Kathmandu. Everest Base Camp Trek starts after a short flight to Lukla, and it takes about 5 days to reach Base camp by walking, and there are also few rest days in some places, and another three days will trek down to Lukla after reaching Everest Base Camp.

The Everest Base Camp Trek is in Everest Region, which is known as Sagarmatha National park. Sagarmatha National is the highest national park in the world, as Everest is in this park, and the Sagarmatha National park is listed in UNESCO as a natural heritage. You can experience the local culture and lifestyle of Sherpas, visit old monasteries and wild birds and animals. You also experience the Rhododendron flower blooming.

The Everest Base camp trek can be done via Jiri without taking a flight to Lukla as well, and there are many other routes that are available in the region with the base camp, which are EBC with Island peak, EBC with Chola pass, or High Passes trek.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a short and suitable trek for everyone that goes only 3210 meters above sea level that is Poon Hill. The Poon Hill is the major attraction of the Ghorepani Trek that offers great views of the Himalayas, and the sunrise view from Poon hill is one of the best things to see in Nepal and one of the most beautiful treks in Nepal.

The Ghorepani-Poon hill trek is available from 3-6 days, that depends on your time. You can trek Ghorepani – Poon Hill and return the same trail that takes only 3 days from Pokhara to Pokhara, or you can take another route through Tadapani – Ghandruk, or you can further extend the trek to Landruk and Dhampus.

The Ghorepani – Poon Hill trekking route starts and finishes in Nayapul. You can drive to Nayapul from Pokhara that takes about 2 hours from Lakeside, Pokhara. There are plenty of lodges/teahouses available on this trail so, the trek is easily accessible. The trek offers great views of the Himalayas, villages, forests, valleys, and you can equally enjoy the lifestyle and culture of the locals Gurungs and Magars.

Manaslu Circuit Trek

Manaslu is one of the highest mountains that are above eight thousand meters above sea level. Manaslu expedition equally popular in Nepal as not all the people are able or can afford to climb the Manaslu. So, trekking around the Manaslu Mountain with the Larke La pass is another popular trek in Nepal.

The Manaslu circuit trek is located in a restricted area trekking region of Nepal so, a special trekking permit from the government is required to do trek in Manaslu. There is also a Manaslu conservation area from where you need to take other permits, and some part of the route locates in Annapurna conservation.

Gokyo Valley-Renjo La Pass Trek

The Gokyo Valley – Renjo La pass trek is another beautiful trek in Nepal, and located in Everest Region. The Trek starts and ends in Lukla, and takes only about 10-11 days. The trek route follows the same trail till the Namche Bazaar and leave the trail of EBC and take another route that leads you to Gokyo Lake and Valley.

The Lake of Gokyo is beautifully located in high mountains. The trek also includes a hike up to Gokyo Ri, from where you can see great views of Everest and many other beautiful peaks. The crystal clear views of Gokyo Lakes is amazing.

The Gokyo - Renjo La pass trek further goes to Chola Pass and the route of Renjo offers is excellent and you trek down to Namche and Lukla to take a return flight to Kathmandu. The Gokyo – Renjo La pass trek offers great Himalayan views, valleys, forests, Lakes, peaks, etc…

Langtang Valley Trek

The Langtang Valley Trek is another beautiful trek in Nepal and located in Langtang National park, which is located north side of Kathmandu. The Langtang National Park is one of the oldest national parks in Nepal, and the trekking in Langtang National park is amazing.

The Langtang Valley Trek is a short trek that takes about 8-9 days from Kathmandu. The trekking starts from Syaprubeshi and ends in Dhunche. The trekking goes through Lama Hotel and Langtang village and finally reaches the Kyanjing village, which is the last destination of the trek. You can further hike to Kyanjing Ri or Tsegu Ri and both of the peaks that offer great Himalayas views.

You can experience the local culture and tradition of the Tamangs and Sherpas. You can experience the wild birds and animals, and you trek through pine and Rhododendron forest, and the forest is colorful and beautiful when the flowers bloom.

ARJUN RIJAL

ARJUN RIJAL

Hello, Hi & Namaste from the Himalayas!

I am Arjun Rijal, Founder director of Escape Nepal Holidays P. Ltd & working as a travel planner/consultant for Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet Travel & I love hiking, trekking, and traveling.

I have been in most of the trekking regions in Nepal, that include Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Base campAnnapurna Circuit, Manaslu, and Langtang. I also have traveled to Bhutan & India & planning further travel to many other countries in the world.

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