Top 20 Best Trekking in Nepal 2021

Top 20 Best Trekking in Nepal 2021

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Trekking in Nepal is one of the most adventurous activities available around the globe. The white snow clad mountains, blue sky, verdant hills, valleys with the classic combo of tradition and culture, Nepal is a country of wonders. If you want to be a part of a memorable adventure trip, then do not forget to add trekking in Nepal under your bucket list. Walk through the mountainous terrain to behold the captivating views of high mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Kanchenjunga, LangtangHimal and many more. Besides mountains, the high mountain passes, glaciers, icefalls and rocky terrain add to the thrill of trekking in Nepal.

There are various options when it comes to trekking in Nepal. Being a mountainous country, Nepal has many trails that cater the adventure lust of various kind of trekkers. From novice to experts, Nepal offers trail for all. From easy, moderate, difficult to strenuous, trekkers can pick up a trek as per their preference, budget and endurance capacity. Here, World Alpine Treks have listed some best selling Top 20 Treks in Nepal. It may help you plan your next adventure in Nepal.

 

 
1. Everest Base Camp Trek

2. Annapurna Base Camp Trek

3. Langtang Valley Trek

4. Manaslu Circuit Trek

5. Annapurna Circuit Trek

6. Upper Mustang Trek

7. Gokyo Lake Trek

8. Everest Cho La Pass Trek

9. Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

10. Everest View Trek

11. Tamang Heritage Trek

12. Mardi Himal Trek

13. Langtang Gosaikunda Trek

14. Everest Three Passes Trek

15. Helambu Trek

16. Rara Lake Trek

17. Annapurna Tilicho Lake Trek

18. Lower Mustang Trek

19. Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek

20. Pikey Peak Trek


1.Everest Base Camp Trek
Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most cherished treks to the world’s highest peak – Mt. Everest. Owning to the pride of the world’s highest mountains, it is one of the most frequented trails by the enthusiastic travelers around the globe. Many tourists come to Nepal just to be a part of this trek. It starts with an exhilarating flight to Lukla which is considered as one of the most dangerous airport around the world. From here, the trail slowly and gradually traverses through the villages and forests in the high altitudinal region. The trail entersSagarmatha National Park and climbs up through the interesting Sherpa villages like Phakding, Monjo and Jorsale to Namche. Further the trail climbs up to the pastures of Dingboche and Lobuche via Tengboche. Finally, the route climbs up to Everest Base Camp via Goreskshep. The trail as a whole is a combo of mountains, thrill and adventure. One can get some close up views of mountains in Everest region such as Mt. Everest, Mt, Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. AmaDablam, Mt.Thamserku, Mt. Tawache and many more.

Durations: 16 days

Max. Elevation: 5545 Meters 

Start / Finish point: lukla/ lukla

Best Season: Feb – May & Sep – Nov

Difficulty: Moderate

Accommodation: Teahouse


2.Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a jovial and delightful trek through a scenic and awesome route that takes you to Annapurna Base Camp, a place that is often regarded as a natural paradise by the fellow travelers. The trek initiates from the foothills of Annapurna and passes through a pristine and lush landscapes full of forests, farmlands and ethnic villages. The trail offers some magnificent views of mountains as you traverse through the verdant beauty of hills and valleys. Annapurna Base Camp, also popular as Annapurna Sanctuary is the major highlight of this trek. It offers some classic views of mountains such as Mt. Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Macchapucchre, Mt. Hiunchuli, Mt. Nilgiri, etc. Besides, the people, culture and tradition are the other unforgettable aspect of this journey.

Durations: 14 days

Max. Elevation: 4210 Meters 

Start / Finish point: Nayapul/ Nayapul

Best Season: Feb – May & Sep – Nov

Difficulty: Moderate

Accommodation: Teahouse


3.Langtang Valley Trek
It is one of the most accessible treks that is located just 6.8 km away from the capital city of Nepal – Kathmandu. A trek to Langtang region is relatively short, easy, cheap and less crowded than other regions of Nepal. Langtang Valley Trek is a quieter and isolated destination ideal for those who would love to avoid crowded routes. With this trek, one can traverse into the rich ecosystem of Langtang National Park with magnificence of diverse landscapes, rivers, waterfalls, villages, wild valleys and Himalayas. The Langtang valley offers some mind blowing views of mountains and glaciers like LangtangLirung, DorjeLakpa, JugalHimal, Ganesh Himal, Ganja La Pass and many more. The valley also showcases the traditional Tibetan Buddhist religion. Kyanjingompa and KyanjinRi are the attractions of this valley. So, are the traditional villages and local cheese factory.
Durations: 10 days

Max. Elevation: 4773 Meters 

Start / Finish point: Syabrubesi/ Syabrubesi

Best Season: Feb – May & Sep – Nov

Difficulty: Moderate

Accommodation: Teahouse


4.Manaslu Circuit Trek
Manaslu Circuit Trek is a remote and off beaten trekking experience in Nepal that takes you around the eighth highest mountain of the world i.e. Mt. Manaslu that rises tall at an elevation of 8163 meters. The trail that initiates from the Budi Gandaki river follows the river and takes you deep from the subtropical forests at lower elevation region to Himalayan passes at high elevation regions through alpine forests and meadows. You can enjoy the classic views of the mountains in the region as you walk through the challenging trail and cross the Larkya La Pass at an elevation of 5100 meters. Besides, the trek is an opportunity to traverse deep into Manaslu Conservation Area and enjoy the rich wildlife within.
Durations: 17 days

Max. Elevation: 5160 Meters 

Start / Finish point: Sotikhola/ Besisahar

Best Season: Feb – May & Sep – Nov

Difficulty: Moderate

Accommodation: Teahouse


5.Annapurna Circuit Trek
Annapurna Circuit Trek is a fascinating trip around the great Annapurna massif. It offers a unique exposureto the trekkers where they can experience the varieties of landscapes in the Annapurna region of Nepal. From deepest gorge of the world – Kaligandaki gorge to the highest pass of the world – Thorong La Pass, the trek is an opportunity to savor the fascinating beauty of mountains such as Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Macchapucchre, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Hiunchuli and many more. One can explore some beautiful places in the region like Manang, Jomsom, Muktinath, etc. and get some unique insights on local culture, religion and traditional folks. The vantage point like GhorepaniPoonhill make the trek even more special.

Durations: 14 days

Max. Elevation: 5416 Meters 

Start / Finish point: Besisahar/ Jomsom

Best Season: Feb – May & Sep – Nov

Difficulty: Moderate

Accommodation: Teahouse


6.Upper Mustang Trek
Upper Mustang Trek takes you to the Last Forbidden Kingdom of Nepal that was opened to trekkers only in 1992. It is a hidden treasure of Nepal that preserves some ancient monasteries, traditional villages and sacred caves in the high cliffs. The region showcases the traditional Tibetan Buddhist religion that is unique of its own kind. Lo Mantnag, the walled city is the major attraction of the region. It is the capital city of Mustang region with long walls. You might be surprised but the place still has its own king, queen and palace. Travelling to Upper Mustang is like travelling back to time. There are so many factors that will leave you amazed.

Durations: 17 days

Max. Elevation: 3840 Meters 

Start / Finish point: Jomsom/ Jomsom

Best Season: Feb – May & Sep – Nov

Difficulty: Moderate

Accommodation: Teahouse


7.Gokyo Lake Trek
Gokyo Lake Trek is a beautiful trekking experience in the Everest region of Nepal. The emerald colored clear and sparkling lakes of Gokyo in the backdrop of beautiful Himalayas, Gokyo Lake Trek is a retreat for travelers who would love to endure the glory of mountains and lakes in abundance. You can walk across the Everest region to GokyoRi which is a beautiful view point to relish the heart whelming views of mountains and glacial lakes. Ngozumpa glacier, Gokyo lakes and mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. AmaDablam, etc. makes the journey even more delightful.

Durations: 15 days

Max. Elevation: 5360 Meters 

Start / Finish point: lukla/ lukla

Best Season: Feb – May & Sep – Nov

Difficulty: Moderate

Accommodation: Teahouse


8.Everest Cho La Pass Trek
Gokyo Lake Trek is a beautiful trekking experience in the Everest region of Nepal. The emerald colored clear and sparkling lakes of Gokyo in the backdrop of beautiful Himalayas, Gokyo Lake Trek is a retreat for travelers who would love to endure the glory of mountains and lakes in abundance. You can walk across the Everest region to GokyoRi which is a beautiful view point to relish the heart whelming views of mountains and glacial lakes. Ngozumpa glacier, Gokyo lakes and mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. AmaDablam, etc. makes the journey even more delightful.

Durations: 17 days

Max. Elevation: 5545 Meters 

Start / Finish point: lukla/ lukla

Best Season: Feb – May & Sep – Nov

Difficulty: Hard

Accommodation: Teahouse


9.Ghorepani Poonhill Trek
GhorepaniPoonhill Trek is one of the easiest and most rewarding treks in Annapurna region of Nepal. Starting from the foothills of Annapurna, the trek takes you to Poonhill which is a beautiful view point to relish sunrise/ sunset views amidst the pinnacles of mountains in Annapurna panorama. It is a beautiful journey that can be accomplished in a shortest time possible.

Durations: 09 days

Max. Elevation: 3210 Meters 

Start / Finish point: Nayapul/ Nayapul

Best Season: Feb – May & Sep – Nov

Difficulty: Easy

Accommodation: Teahouse


10.Everest View Trek
Everest View Trek is a short and easy trek to Everest region of Nepal that allows you to relish the close views of Mt. Everest and surrounding mountains in just views days’ time. The journey initiates with a flight to Lukla from where we climb up slowly and steadily to Namche, a popular town in Everest region. A hike up to Evereat view Hotel offers some stunning views of mountains such as Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Tawache, Mt. Pumori, Mt. AmaDablam and many more.

Durations: 07 days

Max. Elevation: 3880 Meters 

Start / Finish point: lukla/ lukla

Best Season: Feb – May & Sep – Nov

Difficulty: Moderate

Accommodation: Teahouse


11.Tamang Heritage Trek
Tamang Heritage Trek is a short and charming trek to Langtang region of Nepal. Blessed with mountains and lush natural beauty, the trek takes you through some traditional Tamang villages in the region. One can walk along the verdant hills, villages, farmlands and valleys enjoying the rich culture of local folks. Also, the stunning views of mountains adds to the beauty of this trek.

Durations: 10 days

Max. Elevation: 2607 Meters 

Start / Finish point: Syabrubesi/ Syabrubesi

Best Season: Feb – May & Sep – Nov

Difficulty: Moderate

Accommodation: Teahouse


12.Mardi Himal Trek
Mardi Himal Trek is a newly opened trekking trail that has gained a lot of interest lately. it is an ideal option for those who would love to opt for short, easy and less crowded trail in the Annapurna region of Nepal. The trek takes you through traditional villages, lush hills, valleys, forests and some less explored sections of the region. Mardi Himal is a beautifu viewpoint that offers some stunning views of mountains in the region such as Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Macchapucchre, Mt. Hiunchuli and many more.

Durations: 11 days

Max. Elevation: 4500 Meters 

Start / Finish point: Phedi/ lumre

Best Season: Feb – May & Sep – Nov

Difficulty: Moderate

Accommodation: Teahouse


13.Langtang Gosaikunda Trek
Langtang Gosaikunda Trek is a beautiful journey that takes you through some mid hills, forests and high altitude region to explore the beauty of mountains and high altitude lakes. It is an opportunity to traverse through the Langtang Conservation Area and relish the magnificence of Langtang valley. the forests, hills, valleys and mountains are the attractions of this journey. Kyanjingompa is a popular monastery that reflects Buddhism while Gosaikunda Lake is a holy lake for Hindu pilgrims. So, with this trek you will be able to experience the superb combo of Buddhism, Hinduism and local Tamang folks.
 

Durations: 16 days

Max. Elevation: 5050 Meters 

Start / Finish point: Syabrubesi/ Melamchipul

Best Season: Feb – May & Sep – Nov

Difficulty: Hard

Accommodation: Teahouse


14.Everest Three Passes Trek
Everest Three Passes Trek is obviously a long, challenging and demanding trek to the Everest region of Nepal that allows you to cross three high passes that rises above an elevation of 5000 meters namely Renjo La pass, Chola pass and Kongma La pass. The trek is suitable for experienced trekkers who can endure high altitude atmosphere for longer time frame. It offers some stunning and close up views of mountains, glaciers, icefalls and mountain lakes.

Durations: 19 days

Max. Elevation: 5545 Meters 

Start / Finish point: Lukla/ lukla

Best Season: Feb – May & Sep – Nov

Difficulty: Hard

Accommodation: Teahouse


15.Helambu Trek
Helambu Trek is one of the short and wonderful treks that offers some classic views of mountains in Langtang range. The trekking route is close to the capital city, Kathmandu but is possessed with some untouched glory of mountains and preserved traditions. The Helambu region is mostly inhabited by people of Tamang community hence is an opportunity to gain some meaningful insights on traditional people, villages, their culture, tradition and lifestyle.

Durations: 09 days

Max. Elevation: 3650 Meters 

Start / Finish point: Sundarijal/ Melamchi pul

Best Season: Feb – May & Sep – Nov

Difficulty: Moderate

Accommodation: Teahouse


16.Rara Lake Trek
fascination. The journey starts with a flight from Kathmandu to Jumla via Nepalgunj. From Jumla, the trail traverse through one of the promising landscapes of Nepal. The trek goes though the periphery of Rara National Park which is one of the preserved national parks and a home to diverse species of floras, faunas and wildlife. Moreover, the serene beauty of Rara Lake which is often regarded as the queen of lakes is a major highlight of this trek.

Durations: 16 days

Max. Elevation: 2990 Meters 

Start / Finish point: Jumla/Jumla

Best Season: Feb – May & Sep – Nov

Difficulty: Moderate

Accommodation: Teahouse


17.Annapurna Tilicho Lake Trek
Annapurna Tilicho Lake Trek is a fascinating journey to the Tilicho Lake in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Tilicho Lake at an elevation of 4949 meters is one of the highest lakes in the world. The trail to the lake goes through some diverse landscape that ranges from sub- tropical to alpine and then to barren high altitude terrain. One can excurse through the Tilicho Lake and trek to Thorong La pass, the highest pass in the world which is the highlight of this journey. It comprises Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake exploration.

Durations: 17 days

Max. Elevation: 5416 Meters 

Start / Finish point: Besisahar/jomsom

Best Season: Feb – May & Sep – Nov

Difficulty: Moderate

Accommodation: Teahouse


18.Lower Mustang Trek
It is a mystic trip to the old Buddhist kingdom of Mustang which is often regarded as the hidden jewel of Nepal. It is close to the Tibetan territory hence one can experience the classic touch of Tibetan religion and culture in this place. While the prayer flags, monasteries and gompas gives us the vibes of Buddhism religion, the traditional villages resemble to that of the Tibetan villages. Moreover, the trail runs through rain shadow area in the backdrop of beautiful Himalayas. It is an amazing trip that includes wild landscapes of Lower Mustang and Muktinath temple in the Annapurna region of Nepal.

Durations: 14 days

Max. Elevation: 3760 Meters 

Start / Finish point: Nayapul/jomsom

Best Season: Feb – May & Sep – Nov

Difficulty: Moderate

Accommodation: Teahouse


19.Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek
Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek is a journey full of adventure, thrill, mountains and natural beauty. if offers some stunning views of mountains, glaciers and valleys. Moreover, it takes you to the home of world’s highest mountain i.e. Khumbu region of Nepal. The close up views of Mt. Everest along with other towering peaks in the Everest are the major attraction of this journey. With this trek, you can cross some challenging mountain pass in the Everest region and relish the captivating beauty of the azure emerald colored Gokyo Lake.

Durations: 16 days

Max. Elevation: 5360 Meters 

Start / Finish point: Lukla/ Lukla

Difficulty: Moderate

Accommodation: Teahouse


20.Pikey Peak Trek
Pikey Peak Trek is a short trek to the Everest region of Nepal that offers some beguiling views of mountains and mountainous landscapes. It is ideal for those who are looking for a short trek to the less crowded regions in Everest. It is a newly opened route that rewards you with some mind blowing views of mountains such as Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Kanchenjunga, etc.

Duration: 07 days

Max. Elevation: 4060 Meters

Start / Finish point: Dhap/ salleri

Difficulty: Moderate

Accommodation: Teahouse


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