15 Best Treks In Nepal That Will Blow Your Mind
Best Treks in Nepal

Nepal has the most dynamic landscape, with so many high altitude hills and mountains. These gifts of nature offer the best treks in Nepal. There are so many long and short treks in Nepal, most of them the popular ones, and quite a few of them still unexplored. Whatever the case, walking on these routes is one of the best things to do, as it brings you a couple of steps closer to nature. For trekking in Nepal best time of year is from March to May, and from September to November.

The following are the 15 Best Treks in Nepal that will blow your mind, for sure.

Everest Base Camp Trek

The Everest Base Camp Trek takes you the base camp of Mt. Everest (8848 m), the tallest peak in the world, and to the top of Kalapatthar (5645 m).  The trek starts from Lukla and lasts for around 16 days. It covers numerous beautiful villages and towns in the Khumbu region like Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, and so on.

Everest Base Camp Trek
The Mount Everest

Everest Three High Passes Trek

The Everest Three High Passes Trek takes you through three of the highest altitude passes in the region- Renjo La Pass (5435m), Cho La Pass (5420m) and the Kongma La Pass (5535m). The trek also covers destinations such as Mt. Everest Base Camp, and Kalapatthar. The trek starts from Lukla and lasts for 23 days.

Gokyo Lakes Everest Base Camp Trek
Cholatse from Gokyo Lakes

Gokyo Lake Trek

The significant features of Gokyo Lake Trek are the village of Gokyo, and the Gokyo Lakes. Situated at an altitude of 4700 m, Gokyo Lake is a complex of 6 glacial lakes. The trek also starts from Lukla and lasts for 19 days. The trek also features visits up to Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar.

Cholatse from Gokyo Lake
Gokyo Lakes trek Cholatse on backdrop

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit trek is one of the most exciting treks out there. It covers impressive settlements like Manang and Jomsom, and viewpoints like Poon Hill (3210 m). It also covers Muktinath, an excellent pilgrimage spot for the Hindus. The trek starts at Bhulbhule and ends at Nayapul, lasting for 21 days altogether.

Annapurna Circuit Trek
The Thorong – La Pass at 5416 meters.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek takes you to the base camp of Mt. Annapurna (8091 m) and Mt. Machhapuchhre (6993 m). The trek also takes you through beautiful villages like Chhomrong, Tolkha, Ghandruk and so on. The trek starts from Phedi and ends at Nayapul, lasting for a total of 7 days.

Annapurna Sanctuary Trek
Annapurna Base Camp in winter

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

Ghorepani and Poonhill trek is one of the most beautiful treks in Nepal. It covers villages like Ghorepani and Ghandruk, and viewpoints like Poonhill (3210 m). From here, one can view peaks like Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Nilgiri and so on. The trek starts from Nayapul and lasts for ten days.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
Poon Hill, a famous viewpoint for sunrise & sunset

Manaslu Circuit Trek

The Manaslu Circuit Trek takes you to the base camp of Mt. Manaslu (8163 m). The trek also covers few of the most beautiful settlements like Samagaun and Dharamsala. The trek starts from Arughat and ends at Besisahar, lasting for a total of 20 days. The route also takes you through Larkya La Pass (5125 m).

Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek
The Manaslu Circuit Trek

Tsum Valley Trek

Tsum Valley Trek makes its way through Tsum Valley, covering significant settlements like Doban, Nile, Tal, Philim, Bimthang, and so on. The trek starts from Arughat and ends at Besisahar, lasting for 28 days. Two of the most important attractions of the trek are Mu Gompa and Rachen Gompa.

valley-of-Tsum

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

The Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek takes you to the base camp of Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586 m), the third highest peak in the world. The trek starts from Taplejung and ends at Sinam, lasting for 26 days. It covers crucial settlements like Tseram, Ramche, Lhonak, Pangpema, Kangbachen and so on.

Tharpu-en-route-kanchenjunga

Upper Mustang Trek

Upper Mustang Trek takes you to the land beyond the mountains, into the cities that were once considered forbidden. The villages in the region are sure to amaze you. These include Kagbeni, Lo Manthang, Gelling, Charang, and so on. The trek starts from Jomsom and lasts for 18 days.

Mustang trekking nepal

Langtang Trek

Langtang Trek takes you around Langtang Valley, one of the most beautiful regions in Nepal. It covers settlements like Langtang Village, Thulo Syabru, and Lama Hotel. One of the main attractions of the trek is Kyanjin Gompa. The treks begin at Syabrubesi and end at Dhunche, lasting for 12 days in total.

Kyangjing Gompa Langtang

Gosaikunda Trek

Gosainkunda Trek takes you to one of the most significant Hindu Pilgrimage sites in Nepal, Gosaikunda Lake (4381 m). Gosaikunda is a complex of lakes with 108 small and big lakes. The area also features a temple of Hindu deities. The trek starts from Dhunche and ends at Sundarijal, lasting for 12 days in total.

places-to-visit-in-nepal

Helambu Circuit Trek

Helambu Circuit Trek is a short yet beautiful trek. It features one of the pristine places in the country like Kutumsang, Chisapani, and Thadepati. The trek begins at Sundarijal and ends at Sarmanthang, lasting for a total of 9 days. The trek also makes its way through Shivapuri National Park, exposing the trekkers to its beauty.

Gosaikunda & Helambu

Jumla Rara Lake Trek

Jumla Rara Lake trek takes you through one of the least explored trekking routes of the country. The main attraction is the pristine Rara Lake. Situated at an altitude of 2990 m, Rara Lake is the largest and deepest lake in Nepal. The trek starts from Jumla and lasts for a period of 21 days.

Jumla-rara-trek

Upper Dolpo Trek

Upper Dolpo trek takes you through few of the undiscovered places in Upper Dolpo region. The trek commences at Juphal and lasts for 24 days in total. It features attractions like Shey Gompa, Jeng La Pass (5110 m), Kang La Pass (5322 m), and the most pristine, Phoksundo Lake (3612 m). The trek makes its way through Shey Phoksundo National Park.

Saldang Stup-upper dolpo

These are few of the best treks in Nepal, covering the most amazing long as well as short treks in Nepal.

Himalayan Exploration is a travel and tours company that offers the best treks in Nepal, and exciting tour packages to the different part of Nepal. So, whether you wish to travel in a relaxed manner, or on foot, Himalayan Exploration is the way to go. The company offers the best Nepal trekking packages to the most popular as well as the most unexplored trails in the country. So, if you’re visiting Nepal, and wish to go for long or short treks in Nepal, Himalayan Exploration’s Nepal trekking packages is an excellent option for you.

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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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