5 Beautiful Treks in Nepal

  • Aug 16, 2020
  • Arjun Rijal

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

Nepal have eight highest mountain out of fourteen in the worlds 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 5 most beautiful trekking in Nepal.

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Everest Base Camp Trek

The Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular trek in Nepal. The trek to Everest Base Camp is easy 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 3 days will trek down to Lukla after reaching Everest Base Camp.

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

The Everest Base camp trek can be done via Jiri without taking flight to Lukla as well and there are some 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 short and suitable trek for every one that goes only 3210 meter above sea level that is Poon Hill. The Poon Hill is the major attraction of the Ghorpeani Trek that offers great views of Himalayas and sunrise view from Poon hill is one of the best things to see in Nepal and one of the most beautiful trek in Nepal.

The Ghorepani-Poon hill trek can be done from 3-6 days that depends on your time as you can trek Ghorepani – Poon Hill and return same train that takes only 3 days from Pokhara to Pokhara or you can take another route through Tadapani – Ghandruk or you can further extend 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 easy accessible. The trek offers great views of 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 mountain that is above eight thousands meter 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 located in restricted area trekking region of Nepal so, 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 another permit and some part of the route also locates in Annapurna conservation.

Gokyo Valley-Renjo La Pass Trek

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

The Lake of Gokyo is really beautiful located in high mountains. The trek also includes 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 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 the Trek is located in Langtang National park which is located northern side of Kathmandu. The Langtang National Park is one of the oldest national park in Nepal and the trekking in Langtang National park is amazing.

The Langtang Valley Trek is short trek that takes about 8-9 days from Kathmandu. The treks starts from Syaprubeshi and ends in Dhunche. The trek goes through Lama Hotel and Langtang village and finally reach 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 offers great Himalayas views.

You can experience local cultural 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.

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