It is really a tough task to find the best thing in the world. The same thing is applied while finding the 5 best trekking trail in Nepal which we really love to do. People find it hard to find the trekking trip of their choice in Nepal since Nepal offers numerous exciting and adventurous treks to the people of all ages.
What makes a particular trekking trail or region a special or best to the people? There is a single answer to this question that is the attractions.
We have offered 5 best trekkking in Nepal on the basis of preference and popularity among the people. We hope it will help you to find your best trek in Nepal.
1.Everest Base Camp Trekking
Everest Base Camp Trekking (5364m) is the highest base camp of the world. There are two different Everest Base Camps: southern and northern. Southern Everest Base Camp is located on Nepal side and Northern Everest Base Camp is located on Tibetan side. Truly speaking, Everest Base Camp on Nepal side is more popular than on Tibetan side.
Everest Base Camp Trekking in Nepal takes us to Sherpa kingdom of Khumbu region and offers us an opportunity of capturing mesmerizing mountain summits including Mt. Everest (8848m), the top of the world. The same trail lets us experience Lukla Airpot, Namche Bazar and alpine species of flora and fauna in Sagarmatha National Park.
Everest Base Camp Trekking begins from Lukla after 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu. Optionally, we can take a bus drive to Jiri or Shivalaya. We can also take jeep to Salleri from Kathmandu. The trail slowly ascends and takes us into Sagarmatha National Park
Namche Bazar is the gateway of Everest Region and also a popular tourist and trade hub. Our trek shifts from Namche to Tengboche. We explore Tengboche monastery and Sagarmatha National Park. We finally reach Gorekhshep and climb Kalapatthar. This climb early in the morning offers us magnificent views of Pumori, Loa Tse, Nupse, Makalu and Mt. Everest. We further trek to Everest Base Camp and celebrate more astonishing views.
2.Annapurna Base Camp Trekking
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking (4130m) is one of the finest holiday trekking in Nepal for nature lovers. The natural waterfalls, deep forest, wide species of wildlife in Annapurna Conservation Area, friendly ethnic people and their unique culture and magnificent mountain views are the dominant highlights of Annapurna Base Camp Trek.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Annapurna Base Camp trekking begins form Nayapool after 1.30 hrs drive from Pokhara. We trek via beautiful country setting and landscapes and finally get to Annapurna Base Camp. Poonhill, Machhapucchre Base Camp, Annapurna Base Camp and Jhino-Hot Spring are some popular places of Annapurna Base Camp Trekking.
Autumn (Sep-Nov) is the best time of the year to do Annapurna Base Camp Trek. People can do Annapurna Base Camp trek in 12 days. Sometimes, even they can do it in 7-8 days. Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a moderate trek in Annapurna region in Nepal.
3.Langtang Valley Trekking
A moderate trek in Langtang region trekking, Langtang Valley Trekking takes us to spectacular Langtang Valley which offers us incredible Mt. Langtang, Lirung and other alluring peaks. Langtang National Park and its diverse species of flora and faunas are one of the highlights of Langtang Valley Trek. Tamang ethnic people and their warm hospitality is another highlight of Langtang Valley Trek.
We begin Langtang Valley Trek from Syabrubesi after 8 hours of drive from Kathmandu. The drive is along country road with jeep or local bus. From Syabrubesi, the trail ascends via Langtang National Park. The deep forest, high pastures, friendly Tamang people, cheese factories, holy monasteries, stone inscriptions and prayers flags are astonishing to experience.
Langtang Valley Trekking
We feel truly blessed when we get to Langtang Valley. Langtang Valley is surrounded by stunning mountain peaks and glaciers. After we explore this amazing valley, we descend along the same trail to Syabrubesi and finally take a drive to Kathmandu to end our Langtang Valley Trek.
4.Manaslu Circuit Trekking
Also popular as Round Manaslu Trek, Manaslu Circuit Trek is popular as an adventure trekking in Nepal. This adventure trekking is the first choice of adventure lovers around the world. This trekking trail is still famous as less beaten and restricted area trekking in Nepal. We need to obtain a special permit for restricted area for this trekking.
The highest point of Manaslu Circuit Trekking is Larkya La Pass (5106m) which is one of the highest passes of the world. This vantage point offers us astonishing mountain summits and landscapes.
Manaslu Circuit Trekking begins from Sotikhola after 8 hours of drive from Kathmandu to Arughat. We gradually ascend from Sotikhola to Tibetan border. The friendly ethnic groups, holy monasteries and caves, the dialects and age –old civilization of the people mesmerize us.
We need good level of physical and mental well being to do Manaslu Circuit Trekking in Nepal. Since the trekking is challenging, we require enhancing the stamina of our body. For this, we need to do regular exercises or do shorter hiking ore trekking. If we have serious illness, we need to go to the doctor and take advice.
5.Upper Mustang Trekking
Upper Mustang Trekking is popular as one of the restricted area trekking in Nepal. The Upper Mustang Trekking takes you to the alienated Himalayan kingdom of Nepal which is closer to Tibet than Nepal. The arid landscapes and historical forts, mani walls, prayer flags and friendly people on the trail make this trek a memorable for the lifetime. Upper Mustang Trek begins with a flight from Pokhara to Jomsom. Jomsom, Muktinath, Marpha, Lo Manthang, Upper Mustang are popular places on Upper Mustang trekking trail. The thousands of years old fort and mani walls at Lo Manthang will really astonish us.
Upper Mustang trek offers magnificent views of entire Annapurna massif and other alluring peaks on Tibetan side. The flavor of Upper Mustang Trek will absolutely be different to other trekking trails in Nepal.
Hope the above article will help you a lot to find the right trekking destination in Nepal to celebrate you holiday and make it a memorable.