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Top 10 Best Treks in Nepal: The Ultimate Guide

The blog is updated in July 2023. Most of the trekking routes are open at this time. All the treks listed here take 2-3 weeks to complete. You can see jaw-dropping scenery throughout your trek. All of the areas are located in the northern part of Nepal which is commonly known as the Himalayas.This guide you to Best Trek in Nepal.

Let’s get into the adventure of the Top 10 Best Trek in Nepal.

  • Everest Base Camp Trek
Everest Base Camp
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Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most adventurous treks of all. Maximum altitude of 5547m it takes you an eye-catching view of the top of the world. You experience a spectacular view of some of the world’s top peaks Mount Everest (8848m), Mount Lhotse (8516m), Mount Cholaste (6335m), Mount Nuptse (7855m), Mount Pumori (7161m), Mount (7550m), Mount (6679m), Mount Amadablam (6856m) etc. You can join the most prominent guiding community in the world Sherpas.

Minimum Days: 15 days

Max. Elevation: 5547m

Start/finish: Lukla/Lukla

Difficulty: Challenging

  • Gokyo Lake- Everest Basecamp- Chola Pass
Gokyo Lake- Everest Basecamp- Chola Pass
Gokyo Lake- Everest Basecamp- Chola Pass

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gokyo Lake- Everest Basecamp- Chola Pass Shortly Chola Pass is the most prominent trekking route in Nepal. It is located northern part of Nepal. This incorporates, Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu. The eye-catching view of Mount Everest makes this trek more memorable. This trek is similar to the Everest Base Camp trek but after an elevation of 4000m, it changes its routes. You can get a Sherpa guide for your best experiences on this trek.

Minimum Days: 15 days

Max. Elevation: 5000m

Start/finish: Lukla/Lukla

Difficulty: Challenging

  • Manaslu Circuit Trek
Manaslu Circuit Trek
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Manaslu Circuit Trek is a remote unexplored area in Nepal. It is located in Lamjung district of Nepal. Most of the part of Manaslu region is virgin and untouched. It is a restricted area of Nepal, which means you need a trekking permit from the local authority. In addition, Manaslu is named after the mountain, Mt Manaslu(8163 m) which is the 8th tallest mountain in the world. While trekking in the Manaslu region you will visit rural areas like Jaga (1410m), Deng(1804m), Namrung(2630m), Samagaon(3530m), Samdo(3860m), etc. Manaslu Region Trek is the best trek route in Nepal.

Minimum Days: 13 days

Max. Elevation: 5106m

Start/finish: Soti Khola/Besisahar

Difficulty: Challenging

  • Upper Mustang Trek
Upper Mustang Trek
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Mustang is the desert of Nepal where annual rainfall among the country is less. However, there are lots of jaw-dropping views of mountains. People from all around the world are visiting Mustang for their trip. You can experience the last kingdom of Nepal here in Upper Mustang. People visit to explore UNESCO world heritage sites. Different cultures, festivals, and lifestyles of people make your trip more enjoyable. Upper Mustang Trek is one of the best trek routes in Nepal.

Minimum Days: 16 days

Max. Elevation: 4000m

Start/finish: Pokhara/Pokhara

Difficulty: Challenging

 

  • Makalu Base Camp Trek
Makalu Base Camp Trek
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Makalu Base Camp Trek is the best trek to approach Makalu mountain (8475m) the fifth highest mountain in the world. You can enjoy nature through Makalu Barun Conservation Area. Here is widely variety of vegetation including Rhododendrons, Orchids, Snow Leopard, Red Panda, Musk deer, Wild pigs, Wild Yak, and Himalayan Thar alongside more than 420 species. It is near the world’s highest peak Mount Everest, so you can view a series of mountains through your trek.

Minimum Days: 19 days

Max. Elevation: 5100m

Start/finish: Chichila/Chichila

Difficulty: Challenging

 

  • Rara Lake Trek
Rara Lake Trek
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Rara Lake Trek is the most easiest and wonderful trek to the far-western district of Nepal. You can see the astounding and biggest lake in Nepal in this area. Rara Lake is located at Rara National Park in Nepal. Himalayan wild bears, panthers, Himalayan goral, and Red Panda are the special wildlife you can see at Rara Lake Trek. This area is also rich in medical herbs.

Minimum Days: 19 days

Max. Elevation: 5100m

Start/finish: Chichila/Chichila

Difficulty: Challenging

 

  • Langtang Valley Trek
Gosaikunda Helambu Trek
Gosaikunda Helambu Trek

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Langtang Valley Trek is known as the most famous trekking route in Nepal. It is near Kathmandu Valley. You can enjoy a breakthrough view of snow-capped mountains throughout your trekking. Mount Langtang Lirung (7246m) encompasses the entire Langtang Valley. Local livestock and familiar people make your trip extra memorable. The maximum elevation of this trek is up to 4984m. 

Minimum Days: 11 days

Max. Elevation: 4984m

Start/finish: Kathmandu/Kathmandu

Difficulty: Easy

 

  • Annapurna Circuit Trek
Annapurna Circuit Trek
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Annapurna Circuit Trek also known as ACT is the most prominent trek route in Nepal. Most people preferred this route for trekking at least once in their lifetime. It is located Kaski district near Pokhara City. Thorang La Pass at a height of 5416m is the highest point in this trekking route and is the most difficult place to pass while trekking through it. 

Minimum Days: 14 days

Max. Elevation: 5416m

Start/finish: Pokhara/Pokhara

Difficulty: Challenging

 

Mardi Himal Trek

Mardi Himal Trek
Mardi Himal Trek

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Mardi Himal Trek is one of the shortest routes in the Anapurna region. You can see a breakthrough view of the Mardi Himal. The highest elevation of the Mardi Himal trek is 4200m. The starting point of the Mardi Himal Trek is Kande Kaski just 32 km away from Pokhara city. The best time to trek this area is September and April.

Minimum Days: 12 days

Max. Elevation: 4200m

Start/finish: Kande/Siding

Difficulty: Moderate

 

In Conclusion, Nepal has different trekking routes having different difficulty levels. We highly suggest trekking in Nepal at least once. Nepal is the first trekking destination for European and American.

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