5 Best Trekking Holidays in Nepal
Top Treks in Nepal

Nepal is a country of miracles, and one of the famous destinations in the world. The world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest with others 8 out of the 14’s 8000+m snow-capped peaks of the world designate in Nepal. Millions of adventure seeker travel to Nepal for the adventure holiday such as trekking, hiking, and mountaineering. According to the individuals, listed 5 best trekking holidays in Nepal based on bookings, reviews, and recommendation to other. Nepal has a natural diversity of panoramic landscapes, Himalayan vistas, fast flowing rivers, cultural variety, and historical monuments of ancient significance.

It is the land of the birthplace of Lord Buddha, an area of peace, so the hospitality and treatment to our guests are always our top most responsibly as we believe ‘Guests are the incarnation of Gods.’ Although, you will be worry free in the lap of nature during your every adventure holiday in Nepal. Most of all, popular trekking destinations are Annapurna region, Everest region, Langtang region and some of the newly explored and restricted areas of higher possibilities. So, some of top 5 best trekking holidays in Nepal as well liked by trekkers are described as below.

1. Annapurna Circuit Trek

Travel to the whole Annapurna Circuit is another popular courageous destination. The duration of Annapurna Circuit is around 20 days starting from Bensi Shahar and ending at Pokhara. It is essentially yet another fascinating, notable and challenging trek in Nepal. You will walk through the challenging Thorong – La pass encounters the locals and visits the pilgrimage sites. Apart from Annapurna Circuit Trek traverses the medieval village such as Kagbeni and Marpha during this trek.

Moreover, you will heal with the natural hot spring and dramatic mountain scenery from Ghorepani Poon Hill. Hence, Annapurna Circuit trek is a bucket list for adventure. It becomes 5 best trekking holidays than the rest of others.

Annapurna Circuit Trek: fast facts
Trip Duration: 14 – 17 days
Maximum elevation: 5416 meters (Thorong – La Pass)
Difficulty: Moderate to strenuous
Group size: 1 person.
Start/ends: Bensi Shahar/Naya Pul

Annpurna Thorong La Pass
Thorong – La Pass, 5416 meters

2. Everest Base Camp Trek

The Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most adorable trekking in Nepal that takes you to the Everest Base camp. You will start your trip with a scenic mountain flight to Lukla. Lukla is one of the world’s dangerous airports and gateways to the Everest region. Then the trek continues through the Sagarmatha National Park with a chance to view flora and fauna. Traveling through the various traditional villages and old classical trading route for 7 to 8 days, we reach Everest Base Camp and Kala Pattar. Moreover, the Everest 3 passes trek provides the extraordinary experience of the entire Everest region including Gokyo Lake. The Everest Base Camp Trek becomes among 5 best trekking holidays in Nepal.

Everest Base Camp Trek: fast facts
Trip Duration: 10 – 12 days
Maximum elevation: 5545 meters (Kala Pattar viewpoint)
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Group size: 1 person.
Start/ends: Lukla/Lukla

Everest base Camp Tour
Tengboche Monastery en route Everest Base Camp

You will be surrounded by the snow-capped peaks in the heart of Khumbu glacier. This trek is also popular as you get to catch the Himalayan lifestyle of the Tibetan plateau. A visit to Everest base camp reveals probably awe-inspiring journey on the planet. The best time to travel in the Everest region is the spring and autumn season but it also can do all the year around. The accommodations are almost fulfilled during these periods. The journey of the Everest Base Camp via Gokyo lakes is equally important for the adventure hikers around the world. For this reason, the EBC fall on 5 best trekking holidays.

3. Langtang Valley Trek

If you wish to try on something different route, and less frequently visited, Langtang valley trek can be the best option for you. Langtang 7 days trek that offers you varieties of vegetations as well as the snow-capped mountains. Although, you will take off your adventurous journey drive to Shyabru bensi. You will visit ancient Buddhist monasteries, glaciers and also enjoy the local insights. But the Langtang valley trek can be expanded to Gosainkunda Lake. It is not only with regards to the sacred lake but mountain ranges and breathtaking natural beauties all around also. Furthermore, expand towards hidden Helambu offers you really vibrant cultural experiences. The Langtang Helambu trek is most choices for soft travelers. So, it is really top 5 best trekking holidays near the valley.

Langtang Trek: fast facts
Trip Duration: 7 days
Maximum elevation: 4900 meters (Tsergo -Ri viewpoint)
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Group size: 1 person.
Start/ends: Syabru Bensi/Sybru Bensi

Langtang Valley Trek
Tsergo -Ri, A view point in Langtang Valley

4. Upper Mustang Trek

As enlisted by Lonely Planet (2013), Upper Mustang trek is the top 3rd best trekking destination in the world. So, you will never want to miss being an adventure lover and nature explorer. The rain shadow Mustang region is also recognized as the last forbidden Kingdom. Since the trail of this trek goes through the ancient salt trade route to the capital of walled city Lomangthang. The Mustang region is equally crucial for both Buddhist and Hindu religion. The Tiji festival influenced and celebrated by Tibetan Buddhism is another attraction of the region. The best time for Upper Mustang Trek is in the rainy season because the area lies in the rain-shadow.

Upper Mustang Trek: fast facts
Trip Duration: 14 to 17 days
Maximum elevation: 4100 meters (Nyi – La pass)
Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous
Permits: Required
Group size: Min. 2 persons.
Start/ends: Jomsom/Jomsom

Mustang trekking nepal
A mysterious landscapes of Upper Mustang

5. Manaslu Circuit Trek

It won’t be impartial to classify the trekking routes as the best because Manaslu Circuit trek is the best trekking trails in Nepal and is being popular after Annapurna Circuit Trek. An adventurer can combine at once in a single circuit. Although it allows you to explore from sub-tropical to the alpine climatic zone which experiences the wide range of bio-diversities. In addition, the Budi Gandaki valley is fascinating with lush green vegetation, terraced fields, and local insights. The Mount Manaslu (8th highest peak) looks beautiful on the horizon, it’s glaciers and falling ice fields catching the eye, mesmerizing and inspiring the spirit.

Manaslu Circuit Trek
The road to Larkya – La Pass in Manaslu Circuit Trek.

Manaslu Circuit Trek: At the fact.
Trip Duration: 14 to 21 days
Maximum elevation: 5218 meters (Larkya – La pass)
Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous
Permits: Required
Group size: Min. 2 persons.
Start/ends: Arughat/Bensi Shahar

About Author

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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