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 seekers travel to Nepal for adventure holidays such as trekking, hiking, and mountaineering. According to the individuals, listed trekking destinations are the 5 best trekking holidays in Nepal are based on bookings, reviews, and recommendations.

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 topmost 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 the Annapurna region, Everest region, Langtang region, and some of the newly explored and restricted areas of higher possibilities. Some of the top 5 best trekking holidays in Nepal as well-liked by trekkers, are described 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 since you encounter 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 other treks.

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
Annapurna Circuit Trek: At the facts
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 either Lukla or Manthali. If you start up your journey by flight, then you will take a scenic mountain flight.

Lukla is one of the world’s dangerous airport, although it is a gateway 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, then 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, therefore, becomes among the 5 best trekking holidays in Nepal.

Trip Duration:10 -14 days
Maximum elevation5545 meters (Kalapatthar)
Difficulty LevelModerate to Strenuous
Group Size: 1 Person
Start/Ends Lukla/Lukla
Everest Base Camp Trek: Quick Facts
Everest base Camp Tour
Tengboche Monastery en route Everest Base Camp

You will be in the middle of the glacier, whereas you will see the thousands of tents at Khumbu glacier. This trek is also famous as you get to catch the Himalayan lifestyle of the Tibetan plateau. So, a visit to Everest base camp reveals probably awe-inspiring journey on the planet.

The best time to trek to Everest Base Camp in the spring and autumn season, but it is also possible to do all the year-round. The accommodations are almost full during these periods.

The journey of the Everest Base Camp via Gokyo lakes is equally crucial for the adventure hikers around the world. For this reason, the EBC falls on the 5 best trekking holidays.

3. Langtang Valley Trek

If you wish to try on something different route and less frequently visited, the Langtang valley trek can be the best option. Although, you will take off your adventurous journey drive to Shyabru bensi.

Langtang 7 days trek offers you varieties of vegetations as well as the snow-capped mountains.

You will visit ancient Buddhist monasteries, glaciers, and also enjoy the local insights. But the Langtang valley trek can be expanded to Gosainkunda Lake.

The trek is most famous due to its natural beauties and the sacred lakes. Furthermore, expand towards hidden Helambu offers you rich cultural experiences.

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

Trip Duration:7 days
Maximum elevation4900 meters (Kyanjing -Ri)
Difficulty LevelEasy to Moderate
Group Size: 1 Person
Start/Ends Shyabru Bensi/Shyabru Bensi
Langtang Trek Nepal: Overview
Langtang Valley Trek
Tsergo -Ri, A view point in Langtang Valley

4. Upper Mustang Trek

The Upper Mustang trek is globally the top 3rd best trekking destination since it is listed in the famous travel guide Lonely Planet. 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. The trail of this trek goes through the ancient salt trade route to the Lomangthang whereas Lomangthang is the capital city of the Upper Mustang.

The Mustang region is also equally crucial for both the Buddhist and Hindu religions. 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.

Trip Duration:14 -17 days
Maximum elevation4100 meters (Nyi -La Pass)
Difficulty LevelModerate to Strenuous
Group Size: 2 Person
Start/Ends Jomsom/Jomsom
Upper Mustang Trek: At the Glance
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 popular after Annapurna Circuit Trek. But an adventurer can combine at once in a single circuit.

Similarly, it allows you to explore from sub-tropical to the alpine climatic zone, which experiences the wide range of bio-diversities. The Budi Gandaki valley is also fascinating with lush green vegetation, terraced fields, and local insights.

Mount Manaslu is the 8th highest peak although it looks beautiful on the horizon. Even more, 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.
Trip Duration:14 -17 days
Maximum elevation5218 meters (Larkya – La Pass)
Difficulty LevelModerate to Strenuous
Group Size: 2 Person
Start/Ends Arughat/Bensi Shahar
Manaslu Ciruit Trek: Quick Facts

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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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