Top 10 Treks Of Nepal

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The terrain of the Himalayas offer number of stunning trekking routes. It will be unfair to name just a few of it as the best because each of the treks has its own unique adventure and incomparable beauty.

The Himalayan kingdom of Nepal unfolds the best adventure experiences of trekking, hiking and climbing as a main attraction. Due to the diversity of topography and elevation, Nepal is paradise for the adventure trekking and climbing activities in the Himalayas. We are hopeful that the snapshots highlights of the popular top 10 best Nepal treks help you to choose the suitable trekking holidays.

1) Everest Base Camp Trek 

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A world top adventure destination - every trekkers and climbers have dream to get there to stand next the Mt. Everest. Normally, 2 weeks strenuous walking ups and downs from Lukla with 3 to 4 days in Kathmandu are best for the Everest base camp trek. Trek preperation and proper gear is mut before heading towards well known venture. Well designed itinerary for proper acclimatization and travelling with medical trained guides is being recommended. At least 2 weeks time to complete this trek. And spring (March - May) and autumn (September to December) is the best time to do this trek. 

Trip facts :-

- Duration needed : 12-15 days

- Highest elevation of this trek : 5556 meters (Kalapather view point)

- Trek Grade : Moderate 

- Accommodation : Teahouse / lodges 

2) Annapurna Base Camp Trek 

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Most probably the second popular trekking route in Nepal after Everest, the Annapurna base camp trek is also known as Annapurna sanctuary trek, is a calssic teahouse trekking routes in Annapurna region. Still away from the construction of read, offer purely a teahouse trekking adventure, terraces and off course Nepalese flat -lots of ups and downs. At least 2 weeks time in Nepal is enough to complete this whole trip.

Trip facts :-

- Duration needed : 11 -14 days 

- Highest elevation of this trek : 4200 meters.

- Trek grade : Moderate 

- Accommodation : Teahouse / lodges

3) Everest Three High Passes Trek 

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Not a regular route, this Everest 3 high passes trek explores all the popular trekking destination and high passes in the whole Everest region. Walking up to 6-8 hrs in day with plan to stay at higher elevation above 5000 meters crossing the Renjo, Chola and Kong Mala passes are the challenging section of this trip. One can also explore the Thame, Gokyo lakes and Khumbu valley at one go. Physical and mental preparation is must for this trek. One of the challeing treks in Nepal which can be done in 3 weeks time. 

Trips facts:-

- Duration needed : 18-20 days 

- Highest elevation of this trek : 5556 meters 

- Trek grade : Hard.

- Accommodation : Teahouse /lodges 

4) Upper Dolpo Trek 

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Upper Dolpo Trek is an ancient Tibetan kingdom located in the north east part of Nepal. It was only opened to trekkers in 1990. Dolpo region is the most remote and least developed district in Nepal. Only the few anthropologist and geographer had explores the region. It is one of the remote trekking in ancient Buddhist land and it's a journey into the kingdom of Guru Rinpoche. Dolpo region situated between the Tibetan plateau and the Dhaulagiri Himalayan range which is the highest inhabited land of Dolpo. This is the land of full of rugged natural beauty. The trekking is suitable for those person who wants to understand the remoteness and exotic beauty of the nature.

Trip facts:-

- Duration needed : 20-25 days

- Highest elevation of this trek : 5450 meters.

- Trek grade : Challenging/hard

- Accommodation : Camping 

5) Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

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Langtang is the third popular trekking destination in Nepal and Langtang Gosainkunda trek offers the most of the most of popular places in this region. Kyanjin Gompa, Lauribina pass and Gosainkunda lake are some of the places not to miss while on this trek. The Langtang village on the way to Kyajin Gompa was badly affected by the April 2015 earthquake but there is already constructed alternative safe hiking route to run this trek. 

Trip Facts:-

- Duration needed : 12-14 days 

- Highest elevation of this trek : 5000 meters 

- Trek Grade : Moderate 

- Accommodation : Teahouses/lodges

6) Annapurna Circuit Trekking 

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Annapurna circuit trek is a popular name for trek within Annapurna mountain region in central Nepal. It provides one of the longest pass called "Thorong Las Pass". Nowadays it is known as Nepal classic trek our Annapurna round trek, we can see the scenic beauty of Nepal. The trail is open for foreign travelers since 1980s. You can find amazing variety of landscapes ranging from sub-tropical through alpine peaks to an arid semi desert to Tibet Annapurna circuit trek begins at Beshisahar in the Marshyangdi river valley and ends up in the Kali Gandaki gorge - deepest gorge in the world. It provides an opportunity to interact with different ethnic group of people and their culture. Number of sacred pilgrimage, monasteries lies on its way. The climas of the trek is crossing the iconic Thorong las pass 5416 meters.

Trip facts :-

- Duration needed : 14-16 days

- Highest elevation of this trek : 5416 meters.

- Trek grade : Moderate

- Accommodation :  Teahouses/lodges

7) Manaslu Round Trek 

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Though trekking in the Manaslu region in Nepal required special trekking permits, nowadays we can operate this trek in a teahouse mode having the set up of teahouse on this trekking routes. Thus, Manaslu trek routes in Nepal is becoming a popular and best alternative of the once time world classic Annapurna circuit trek. Less trodden and unspoiled culture is the prime attraction of this trek. Required at least 2 weeks and physical and mental fitness is must. Larkye pass over 5400 meters is demanding but very much rewarding as well.

Trip facts:-

- Duration needed : 14-16 days 

- Highest elevation of this trek : 5400 meters 

- Trek Grade : Moderate 

- Accommodation : Simple homestay lodges 

8) Kanchenjungha Base Camp Trek 

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Strong commitment to accept the roughness of adventure and great physical fitness is must to join on this strenuous Kanchenjungha base camp trek itinerary. A good and committed team of trek crew makes these adventures happen come true to reach to the world's 3rd highest mountain base camp. Nowadays simple homestay lodges available for small group only, but for the groups above 10 people need to stay at tented camp for this trek.

 Trip facts:-

- Duration needed : 22-24 days 

- Highest Elevation of this trek : 5540 meters 

- Trek grade : Hard 

- Accommodation : Common homestay or camping 

9) Upper Mustang Trekking 

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Once forbidden kingdom, walled city of Lo Monthang still create WOW ! to the trekkers who reach there with its unique Tibetan culture and fascinating colorful rocky topography. Monsoon is one of the great times to visit, as it won't rain much due to the lee wind side of Annapurna range. The Mustang region is also called tran Himalayan region where rainfall happens rarely. Yealry Tiji festival took place at Lomanthang in May - one of the best time to visit to see the colofrul monks mask dance.

Trip facts:-

- Duration needed : 14-18 days 

- Highest elevation of this trek : 4200 meters 

- Trek grade : Moderate 

- Accommodation : Teahouses/lodges 

10) Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking 

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A short but beautiful trekking in to the foothills of Annapurna region, an introductory trekking to the Annapurna panorama Poon Hill best who have simply a week in Nepal. This trek is also good for the family members with childrens and can be done year around. Be prepared for the ups and downs, ready to walk 04-06 hours in a day and stay at teahouse with basic facilities.

Trip facts :- 

- Duration needed : 5-7 days 

- Highest elevation of this trek : 3210 meters

- Trek grade : Easy 

- Accommodation : Teahouses/lodges 

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