7 Best Treks in Nepal To Do Post Covid-19

  • Jun 11, 2020
  • Arjun Rijal

I know, the traveling is important for you and many of you have postponed your travel to Nepal and especially the 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 package to offer post Covid-19.

Nepal is a country of hills and Himalayas having eight highest mountains out of fourteen in the world. The Everest is the highest mountain of the world and also is in Nepal. The Himalayas are the major attraction of Nepal for the Tourism and thousands of people travel Nepal to see Himalayas. Trekking is walking holidays in the mountain and the trekking is only the way to travel 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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1. Everest Base Camp Trek

The mountain Everest also calls Sagarmatha (higher than sky) in Nepali with 8848 meter above sea level is the highest peak on earth. Mountain Everest attracts many climbers and trekkers every year as the Everest is very popular now and Everest has been much popular once the Everest has been climbed by Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953 AD.

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 regular flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and return. You take early morning flight to Lukla and starts trek following Dudh Koshi River. The Everest Base camp Trek continue to Base camp by staying overnight at Namche, Tengbuche, Dingbuche and Lobuche.

Everest Base Camp Trek is full with 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.

2. Annapurna Base Camp Trek

The Annapurna is a massif Himalayas located in north-central of Nepal. The Annapurna Ranges includes a peak that is Annapurna first (I) that is above 8000 meter 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, Ghorepanni, 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 best Himalayan views.

3. Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang Region is another popular trekking region in Nepal. Langtnag Region located in Langtang National Park and located in 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.

4. Gokyo Lake and Renjo La Pass Trek

The Gokyo Lakes lies in Sagarmatha National Park of Nepal at 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 trek to Gokyo Lake, Gokyo Ri and Renjo La Pass Trek. The Gokyo Lakes are considered sacred by both Hindus and Buddhist and worshipped as the residing place of the Snake God; a temple of the Hindu deities Lords Vishnu and Shiva is 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 Himalayas.

5. Manaslu Circuit Trek

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

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

6. Upper Mustang Trek

Upper Mustang is a remote and isolated region of the Nepalese Himalayas. The Area is controlled area so, only few people dare to travel to Upper Mustang. The Nature and culture has been preserved carefully 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 those speak the Thakai Language. The Trekking in Mustang is one of the popular trekking 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.

Foreign visitors have been allowed to travel in Mustang only since 1992 AD; Foreigners must to 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.

7. Annapurna Circuit Trek

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

View from Ghorepani Poon Hill !

The Annapurna Circuit Trek goes an altitude of 5,416 meter 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 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.

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