5 Best Trekking Holidays in Nepal
Top Treks in Nepal

Nepal is a country of miracles and one of the world’s most well-known destinations. The world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest, with 8 of the world’s 8000er snow-capped peaks, can be found in Nepal. Trekking, hiking, and mountaineering are some adventure holidays for which millions of adventure seekers travel to Nepal. According to the individuals, trekking destinations are Nepal’s five best trekking holidays based on bookings, reviews, and recommendations.

Himalayan vistas, fast-flowing rivers, cultural variety, and historical monuments of ancient significance are some of the things Nepal has to offer.

‘Nepal is the birthplace of Lord Buddha, a peaceful country where our guests’ hospitality and treatment is our top priority because we know that our guests are the incarnation of the Gods.’ Although, you’ll have a worry-free trip during every adventure holiday in Nepal.

Nepal is the most popular trekking destination. There are three major regions, Everest, Annapurna, and Langtang.

Here are five of Nepal’s top five trekking holidays that will excite you to try trekking in Nepal.

1. Annapurna Circuit Trek

You might enjoy taking a break from life by doing the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal. It’s a trek that lasts about 20 days, starting from Benshishahar and ending at Pokhara. It’s a challenging but rewarding experience.

Since you encounter the locals and visit the pilgrimage sites, you’ll walk through the challenging Thorong – La. The trek goes past medieval villages such as Marpha.

Annpurna Thorong La Pass
Thorong – La Pass, 5416 meters

Moreover, you will heal with the natural hot spring and dramatic mountain scenery from Ghorepani Poon Hill. Hence, the Annapurna Circuit Trek is a bucket list for adventure. It becomes the five best trekking holidays for the rest of other expeditions.

Trip Duration:14 -17 days
Maximum elevation5416 meters (Thorong – La Pass)
Difficulty LevelModerate to Strenuous
Group Size: 1 Person
Start/Ends Bensi Shahar/Naya Pul

2. Everest Base Camp Trek

A trek to Everest Base Camp is one of the most breathtaking adventures in the Himalayas. After that, either Lukla or Manthali is where you will start your trip. A scenic mountain flight is what you will take if you start your journey by flight.

Although Lukla is one of the world’s most dangerous airports, it’s a gateway to the Everest region.
From here, you’ll continue trekking, allowing you to see flora and fauna along the Sagarmatha National Park.

Traveling through the various traditional villages and old classical trading routes for 7 to 8 days, then we reach Everest Base Camp and Kala Pattar.

Everest base Camp Tour
Tengboche Monastery en route Everest Base Camp

You will be in the middle of the glacier, near the thousands of tents at Khumbu Glacier. It’s an excellent trek to catch the Buddhist lifestyle in the Tibet plateau. In addition, you will experience the unique culture of this region.

A visit to Everest Base Camp reveals a spectacular journey on the planet.

The journey of the Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Lakes is equally crucial for adventure hikers worldwide. For this reason, the EBC falls on the five best trekking holidays.

The Everest 3 passes trek provides an unparalleled experience that connects to the Everest Base Camp, allowing one to explore the entire Everest region. The Everest Base Camp Trek is a beautiful trekking holiday for the outdoor enthusiast.

The best time of the year to trek to Everest Base Camp is spring and autumn, but it is also possible to do it all year round. It is because the occupancy rate of accommodations is high during these periods.

Trip Duration:10 -14 days
Maximum elevation5545 meters (Kalapatthar)
Difficulty LevelModerate to Strenuous
Group Size: 1 Person
Start/Ends Lukla/Lukla

3. Langtang Valley Trek

The Langtang Valley trek is the best option if you want to try something new and less frequent. Then, you will embark on your journey to Shyabru bensi.

On the Langtang 7-day trek, you can trek through the Langtang National Park along the forest and snowcapped mountains.

You will see ancient Buddhist monasteries and glaciers while you are there. So you can expand a trek to Gosainkunda Lake to include the Langtang Valley.

Best Trekking Holidays - Langtang Valley Trek
Tsergo -Ri, A view point in Langtang Valley

The trek is known for its natural beauty and sacred lakes. In addition, you will get rich cultural experiences by expanding towards hidden Helambu.

Due to those reasons, the Langtang Helambu Trek is the most choice for soft travelers. So, it is the top 5 best trekking holidays near the valley.

Trip Duration:Seven days
Maximum elevation4900 meters (Kyanjing -Ri)
Difficulty LevelEasy to Moderate
Group Size: 1 Person
Start/Ends Shyabru Bensi/Shyabru Bensi

4. Upper Mustang Trek

The Upper Mustang Trek is one of the top 3rd best treks globally because Lonely Planet lists it as one of the top treks.

So, you will never want to miss being an adventure lover and nature explorer. The last forbidden kingdom is in the rain shadow Mustang region. The capital city of the Upper Mustang is Lomangthang because of the ancient salt trade route that goes through it.

Best Trekking Holidays - Mustang Nepal
The mysterious landscape of Upper Mustang

The Mustang region is equally crucial for the Buddhist and Hindu religions. Another regional attraction, the Tiji festival, is held in May yearly in the Upper Mustang.

The best time for trekking in the Upper Mustang region is during the rainy season when the area receives less rainfall.

Trip Duration:14 -17 days
Maximum elevation4100 meters (Nyi -La Pass)
Difficulty LevelModerate to Strenuous
Group Size: 2 Person
Start/Ends Jomsom/Jomsom

5. Manaslu Circuit Trek

The best trekking trail in Nepal is the Manaslu Circuit Trek, and it is popular after Annapurna Circuit Trek. An adventurer can do it in a single circuit.

You can explore from the sub-tropical to the Alpine climate zone, which has a wide range of bio-diversities. For example, the Budi Gandaki Valley is home to lush green vegetation and terraced fields.

Best Trekking Holidays - Manaslu Circuit Trek
The road to Larkya – La Pass in Manaslu Circuit Trek.

Despite being the 8th highest peak, it looks beautiful on the horizon. Its glaciers and falling ice fields are awe-inspiring.

Trip Duration:14 -17 days
Maximum elevation5218 meters (Larkya – La Pass)
Difficulty LevelModerate to Strenuous
Group Size: 2 Person
Start/Ends Arughat/Bensi Shahar

To Sum Up

Nepal is a land of exceptional natural beauty. From snowcapped peaks to misty mountain rivers, there’s no shortage of things to do when you visit Nepal. So it’s no wonder that trekking holidays in Nepal are some of the most popular holidays to book with us.

But what about those who would rather spend their holiday doing something less strenuous but equally rewarding?

Well, here’s your chance to discover some of the best trekking holidays in Nepal – where you enjoy beautiful nature while still feeling active, learning new skills, and meeting new people.

In this article, we’ll look at 5 of the best trekking holidays in Nepal. We’ll also discuss the benefits of these holidays and what to expect when booking them with us.

As mentioned above, we have put together a list of trekking holidays in Nepal to help you get the most out of your holiday time in Nepal.

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Kumar Lama
Kumar Lama is a founder of Himalayan Exploration Treks Pvt. Ltd. He is leading a team of travel professional offering tailor made travel services across Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan.

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16/01/2019
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