7 Best Treks in Nepal To Do Post Covid-19

  • Oct 19, 2020
  • Raj Kumar Basnet

I know that traveling is important, and many of you have postponed your travel to Nepal and especially trekking in Nepal. Nepal is one of the less affected countries from this Covid-19 Pandemic, and here, I have shortlisted some of the most popular trekking packages to offer post-Covid-19.

Nepal is a country of hills and Himalayas with having eight highest mountains out of fourteen in the world. Everest is the highest mountain in the world and also is in Nepal. The Himalayas are the major attraction of Nepal for Tourism, and thousands of people travel to Nepal to see the Himalayas. Trekking is a walking holiday in the mountain, and trekking is only the way to travel to the Himalayas and to reach the base camp of the Himalayas.

Find the best 7 treks in Nepal that you can do post Covid-19.

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Everest Base Camp Trek

The mountain Everest is also called Sagarmatha (higher than sky) in Nepali with 8848 meters above sea level is the highest peak on earth. Mountain Everest attracts many climbers and trekkers every year as Everest is very popular now after it was submitted by the Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, and Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953 AD for the first time.

The Everest Base Camp, Khumbu Glacier !

Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular trekking in the world. The Everest Base Camp Trek starts and ends in Lukla. There is a regular flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and return. You take an early morning flight to Lukla and start hiking following the Dudh Koshi River. The Everest Base camp Trek continues to Base camp by staying overnight at Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche, and Lobuche.

Everest Base Camp Trek is full of the most beautiful natural surroundings and landscapes that comprise of rugged terrains, lush woodlands, and ethnic villages. The views of the mountains of the Khumbu region is as close to an arctic paradise as one can get. The Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the best treks that should not miss on your trekking holidays in Nepal.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

The Annapurna is a massif Himalayas located in the north-central of Nepal. The Annapurna Ranges includes a peak that is Annapurna first (I) that is above 8000 meters above sea level. There are many trekking programs/itineraries in Annapurna Regions, and Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular trekking itineraries in Annapurna.

The Annapurna Base Camp !

Annapurna Base Camp Trek starts from Pokhara. The ABC Trek goes to ABC through Tikhedunga, Ghorepani, Tadapani, Chhumrung, and Himalaya. You will return to Pokhara once you visit the Annapurna Base camp and Annapurna Glacier. Annapurna Base Camp Trek is the best adventure trek with the best Himalayan views.

Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang Region is another popular trekking region in Nepal. Langtang Region is located in Langtang National Park and located north of the Kathmandu valley and borders Tibet. The Langtang National park contains a wide variety of climatic zones range from subtropical to alpine.

Langtang Valley Trek is one of the most popular trekking programs in Langtang National Park. The Langtang Valley Trek bestows beautiful sights of peaks like the Langtang Lirung, the Langtang RI, Dorje Lakpa, Yala Peak, and many more.

The Langtang Valley !

The Langtang Valley Trek starts with a day drive from Kathmandu to Syaprubeshi and goes to Kyanjing Gumpa by overnight at Lama Hotel and Langtang Villages. You return to Dhunche from Kyanjing to return to Kathmandu to conclude the Trek in Kathmandu.

Gokyo Lake and Renjo La Pass Trek

The Gokyo Lakes lies in Sagarmatha National Park of Nepal at an altitude of 4,700–5,000 meters above sea level. Gokyo Lakes are the world’s highest freshwater lake system. The trekking to Gokyo Lake is another popular trekking program after the EBC Trek.

The Namche Bazaar on the way to Gokyo Lake and Renjo La Pass Trek !

The trekking program includes a trek to Gokyo Lake, Gokyo Ri, and Renjo La Pass Trek. The Gokyo Lakes are considered sacred by both Hindus and Buddhists and worshipped as the residing place of the Snake God; a temple of the Hindu deities Lords Vishnu, and Shiva are also situated at the western corner of the lake.

The Gokyo Lake-Renjo La Pass Trek starts with a short flight to Lukla. The Trek goes further to Gokyo Lake by staying in Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Machchhermo, and Dole. You will go over the Renjo La Pass after visiting the Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo Ri. The Renjo La pass offers great views of the Himalayas.

Manaslu Circuit Trek

Mount Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world with an elevation of 8,163 meters above sea Nepal. The name of the peak, Manaslu is "the Mountain of the Spirits", which is from the Sanskrit that means "intellect" or "soul".

Manaslu Circuit Trek lies in Manaslu Region, which is a controlled area for trekking and requires special trekking permits. The Area is also a conservation area. The trail of the Manaslu circuit follows an ancient salt-trading route along the Kali Gandak River.

Manaslu Larke La Pass !

The Manaslu Circuit Trek starts in Arughat and ends in Bhulbhule. The trek route also passes over the Larkya La at an elevation of 5,106 meters. One can experience the real beauty of nature in Manaslu trek and equally culture and lifestyle of the locals along the trail.

Upper Mustang Trek

Upper Mustang is a remote, and isolated region of the Nepalese Himalayas, and It is a controlled area. Only a few people dare to travel to Upper Mustang. Nature and culture have been preserved carefully in this part of the country, and you can see the living Tibetan culture is in practice in the region even in these days.

The Upper Mustang region occupied the northern two-thirds part of Mustang District. The southern third of the district is called Thak and is the homeland of the Thakali people who speak the Thakai Language. The Trekking in Mustang is one of the popular in Nepal, and the Upper Mustang Trek starts with a short flight from Pokhara to Jomsom. The trek goes to Lo Manthang, the capital of Mustang Kingdom.

Upper Mustang Region !

Foreign visitors have been allowed to travel in Mustang only since 1992 AD; Foreigners must obtain a special trekking permit to enter the region. Upper Mustang Trek also offers a different terrain from the rest of the trekking regions in Nepal.

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek is one of the best treks in Nepal. Annapurna Circuit is long trekking trails in the Annapurna Region, and Trek starts in Bhulbhule and ends in Pokhara.

View from Ghorepani Poon Hill !

The Annapurna Circuit Trek goes an altitude of 5,416 meters above the sea level that is Thorung La pass, and the Thorong La pass is the highest trekking pass in Nepal. The Annapurna Circuit Trek crosses two different river valleys and encircles the Annapurna Himalaya by crossing Thorung La.

The scenery of the Himalayas seen includes the Annapurna Massif (Annapurna I-IV), Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, Gangapurna, Tilicho Peak, Pisang Peak, Paungda Danda, and many more are the major attraction of the Annapurna Circuit Trek.

The Annapurna Circuit trek begins at Besisahar or Bhulbhule in the Marshyangdi River Valley and concludes in the Kali Gandaki Gorge. The trail of the Annapurna Circuit Trek goes along paddy fields and into subtropical forests, several waterfalls and gigantic cliffs, and various villages.

Raj Kumar Basnet

Raj Kumar Basnet

Hello, Hi & Namaste Everyone !

Raj Kumar Basnet holds more than two decades of travelling experience in different regions of Nepal. He has trekked in both popular and off-the-beaten-path Nepali trekking trails which have allowed him to gain expertise in tourism. With years of field experience under his belt, he is now concentrating on sharing as much of his tourism knowledge as possible. Now, the co-owner of Outfitter Nepal, he hopes that the knowledge he’s gained over the years would deem helpful for the travellers visiting Nepal!

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