Trekking in Nepal – 20 Best Treks in Nepal

If you are an enthusiastic trekker, then count Nepal is your upcoming bucket list. Nepal is literally the trekker’s paradise. Trust me, you will never taste that marrow of “trekking” unless you go trekking in Nepal.

Nepal is a popular trekking destination in the world. The presence of the highest Himalayas in the world is the major reason that makes Nepal the best trekking destination. The Himalaya trekking in Nepal is not just about seeing the Himalayas. Trekking to the Himalayas means you will be trekking into the beautiful ethnic settlements. Besides the enthralling Himalayan views, you can also enjoy the diversity in tradition and cultures in Nepal.

In Nepal, you will have countless trekking and hiking options. You can choose the perfect destinations to trek based on your capability and your preferences. There are so many trekking options ranging from short and easy treks to the hard and difficult treks.

Also, there are many remote treks in the untouched regions of Nepal. If you are someone who has keen interests to witness the unspoiled nature, authentic traditional villages, and serene, peaceful, and wild trails, you can do these treks.

Dare to do something amazing! There is no best time of year to go trekking in Nepal. Every month is the best time to go trekking in Nepal. However, for Himalayan trekking in Nepal, Autumn (September to November) and Spring (March to May) is the peak time to go. But if you are only free during the off seasons (winter and summer), don’t worry, you can still go. But trekking in the off seasons will require a lot of preparations and plannings.

Have you made your mind to go trekking in Nepal? Here are the 20 best trekking destinations in Nepal. Have a look at these. We hope this will be helpful for you to sort your perfect trekking destination in Nepal.

Moderate Hard Trekking

Everest Base Camp Trek – Standard Itinerary 

Everest base camp trek

Highest Elevation: 5600 meters, Kala Patthar

Trek Duration: 14 days

Trek Grade: Moderate

Accommodation type: Teahouse

Best time to trek: March-May and October-November

Trek Permits: TIMS, Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit

Everest Base Camp Trek is the most popular trekking destination in Nepal. The major highlight of the trek is Mt. Everest, the highest peak in the world. Besides, the entire Khumbu region is amazingly beautiful. The trek offers the trekkers with wonderful vistas of the white Himalayas, wonderful scenery of the Khumbu region.

The most popular places in the Everest base camp trek are Lukla, Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorakshep, Everest base camp, and Kalapathar. The special thing about trekking to Everest base camp trekking is that you will begin seeing the mesmerizing snowy Himalayas as soon as you land in Lukla.

While trekking, you will walk into the premises of Sagarmatha National Park. It is one of the natural UNESCO World Heritage sites in Nepal. You will see no other means of road transportation other than the porters, Mules, Jokpeys, and Yaks. The trekking trails are well marked and are scenic.

Another interesting thing on the trek are the high suspension bridges. Crossing the suspension bridge is truly a thrilling experience. Crossing the bridges along with the herds of mules or yaks is horrifying.

Trekking to Everest base camp is the most enjoyable moments with the admirable views of radiant peaks including Kawachi, Thamserku, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Everest, and many others.

Why Everest Base Camp Trek?

  • The beautiful Tengboche Monastery
  • The incredible Khumbu Icefall
  • Khumbu Glacier
  • Everest Base Camp itself
  • Kalapathar, the best viewpoint of Everest
  • Best Himalayan vistas
  • The thrilling flight to and from Lukla airport

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

annapurna base camp trek

Highest Elevation: 4130 meters, Annapurna Base Camp

Trek Duration: 12 Days

Trek Grade: Moderate

Accommodation type: Teahouse

Best time to trek: March-May and October-November

Trek Permits: ACAP, MCAP, TIMS Card

The Annapurna Base Camp is a famous trekking journey in Nepal. Trekkers say that this trek is easier as compared to Everest base camp because of the lower altitude. The Annapurna base camp is popular for its beautiful mountains, diverse landscapes, lush forests, and various other factors.

The trek route passes through beautiful villages like Tadapani, Poon Hill and Deurali. At the villages, you can witness the ethnic Magar and Gurungs. The people are friendly. Their way of life is inspiring. You can also experience the warm hospitality, beautiful tradition, and culture in the local villages.

The Annapurna base camp is a piece of heaven on earth. It is also called as Annapurna Sanctuary as the white Himalayas surrounds the base camp from all sides. This trek rewards the trekkers with the best scenic views and remarkable adventurous memories of a lifetime. You will see the striking views of Mt. Annapurna, Fishtail Himal, and many others.

Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp is the best option for the enthusiastic trekkers who wish to explore Mt. Annapurna, the scenic nature, impressive culture and tradition of the local people in the Himalayas.

Why Annapurna Base Camp Trekking?

  • The Machapuchre Base Camp
  • The Annapurna Base Camp
  • Beautiful traditional villages en route
  • Amazing Himalayan vistas
  • Beautiful landscapes and forests
  • Amazing lifestyles, traditions, and cultures of hospitable locals

Gokyo Valley Trek

Gokyo Valley Trek

Highest Elevation: 5357 meters, Gokyo Ri

Trek Duration: 12 days

Trek Grade: Moderate

Accommodation type: Teahouse

Best time to trek: March-May, and October- November

Trek Permits: TIMS, Local area permit, Sagarmatha National Park entry permit

Gokyo valley trekking is a popular trek in the Everest region. The Gokyo valley is a beautiful valley of iced lakes and glaciers. The Gokyo valley trek route passes through the beautiful trekking trails in the Everest region.

There are five beautiful lakes in Gokyo. The stunning views of the tranquil Gokyo lakes are to die for. The trekking trail is adventurous, yet very beautiful. Walking through the beautiful forests of Rhododendron and Oaks feels amazing. There are also chances of encountering different species of plants and animals in the region.

The trek route is immensely beautiful with mesmerizing views of the sparkling Himalayas. You will also encounter some waterfalls that remain frozen most of the time of the year. You will also see beautiful villages like Phorse, Machhermo, Gokyo village, and many others are beyond beautiful.

The Gokyo valley is the home of the highest altitude wetlands. The freshwater lakes in the valley are adorable. While traveling, you will meet with the Sherpa people with red cheeks. You will also come across many mani walls, monasteries, and fluttering prayer flags on the trail. Tibetan-Buddhists- Sherpas with antique monasteries and cultures.

The Gokyo Ri is the highest place on the altitude. From the Gokyo Ri, you can get a glimpse of the mesmerizing Himalayan views reflecting under the tranquil Gokyo lakes. The views from Gokyo Ri are out of the world. You will also see the beautiful glaciers, and the ice ridges in the Khumbu region during this trek. Not to forget the view of Ngozumpa Glacier, the biggest ice glacier in the world.

Why Gokyo Valley Trek?

  • The Gokyo Ri
  • Amazing Gokyo Lakes
  • The Ngozumpa Glacier
  • Experience of entire Everest region
  • Amazing frozen waterfalls en route
  • Beautiful Sherpa villages and amazing people

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek

Langtang Gosaikunda trek is the closest trek route from Kathmandu valley. Situated only 140 kilometers north of the Kathmandu valley, this trek takes us to the amazing valley of Langtang. Along with it, you will trek to the high mountain lakes including the Gosaikunda lake and the Bhairav Kunda.

This trek passes through the Langtang National park which is the habitat of various species of wildlife and plants. The National park is the home of one of the endangered species in Nepal, the Red Pandas. You will see the splendid rivers, lush jungles of Rhododendron and Oaks, diverse wildlife, glaciers, glacial moraines, and the Langtang Himal range.

While trekking, you will pass through the beautiful villages of Sherpas and Tamangs. The Kyangin Gompa is also an attraction of the trek. There, you can taste the local yak cheese. Walking through the beautiful trails is the best feeling. Also, crossing the Crossing Lauribina Pass (4610m) will make a good memory. People say that you cannot conquer the pass until you carry a Lauri, a trekking pole.

Why Langtang Gosaikunda Ri?

  • The holy Gosaikunda Lake
  • The Langtang National Park
  • Kyanjin Ri
  • Amazing glaciers
  • The Lush Jungles
  • Chances of witnessing Red Pandas around the Bamboo forests

High Pass / Difficult Trekking

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Highest Elevation: 5416 meters, Thorong La Pass

Trek Duration: 15 days

Trek Grade: Moderate

Accommodation type: Teahouse

Best time to trek: March-May, and October- November

Trek Permits: TIMS, ACAP

The Annapurna Circuit trail is a fascinating trek route in the Annapurna region of Nepal. This trek route takes the trekkers around the Annapurna massif.

The highest elevation on this trek is at Thorong La Pass (5416 meters). The trek is a must do trek. Crossing the high pass, Thorong La pass, 5416 meters is an adventurous, wondrous, and a remarkable experience.

This trek is the best way to discover the best of the diverse Annapurna region. From the striking views of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himal ranges from Poon Hill. You will also see the astounding views of Himalayas soaring from the world’s deepest Kali Gandaki gorge. Trekking around the green mid hills observing lifestyle, culture, and beauty of traditional Gurung and Magar villages is another great experience during this trekking.

This adventurous trekking journey is highly scenic with mesmerizing views of the world’s 7th and 10th highest, Mt. Annapurna 8091 meters and the world’s 10th highest Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167 meters.

During this trek, you can savor the wonderful views of Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Lamjung Himal, Mt. Manaslu, Pisang peak, Chulu East, Chulu West, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Nilgiris, Tukuche peaks, Annapurna Fang, and Mt. Machhapuchhre.

This trek takes you around beautiful places in the Annapurna region like Manang, Jomsom, and Muktinath. The Muktinath region is a sacred pilgrimage site of Hindus and Buddhists where you can also see the eternal flames fueled by the natural gases.

Why Annapurna Circuit Trekking?

  • Thorong La Pass
  • Kali Gandaki Gorge, the deepest gorge in the world
  • Muktinath temple, a sacred pilgrimage site of Hindus and Buddhists
  • Apple farming in villages at Kagbeni, Jomsom, and many others
  • Tilicho lake, the highest altitude lake in the world
  • Ethnic Gurungs and Magars villages
  • Natural hot spring in Tatopani

Manaslu Circuit Trek

Manaslu Circuit Trek

Highest Elevation: 5,115 meters, Larkya Pass

Trek Duration: 15 days

Trek Grade: Difficult

Accommodation type: Guesthouse and lodges

Best time to trek: Autumn and Spring

Trek Permits: TIMS, MCAP, Restricted Area Permit

Manaslu circuit trek is a pristine trekking trail in Nepal that wades into the enclaves of the eight highest peak in the world, Mt. Manaslu. There are very few trekkers who are in search of the wild and mighty Himalayan terrain. Thus, this trek is a peaceful trekking trail compared to other popular trails.

Located in the western part of Nepal, there are places in the trek that shares a border with Tibet. Hence, this trek is also a restricted trekking area in Nepal. Trekkers were not allowed in this region before 1992 AD. During this trek, one can witness the beautiful villages where the lives are so primitive, untouched, and unspoiled by modernism.

This trek rewards the trekkers with the striking views of colossal snow-capped Himalayas. The splendid views of Mount Manaslu, Shringi Himal, Himlung, Cheo Peak, Gyagi Kung, Kang Koru, and Annapurna II are alluring. You can also enjoy the picturesque landscape, cultural heritage, real beauty, and diversified biology.

Manaslu region is undoubtedly a delightful trek. The Manaslu conservation area is a highlight of this trek. Walking inside the territory of the conservation area, there are chances that you may encounter enthralling floras and faunas. If you’re lucky, you can also spot the Snow Leopards, an endangered wildlife species.

Not to forget that the trek displays living practices of Tibetan Buddhism. You will see lots of ornamented mani walls while trekking through the villages in Manaslu. You will also see plenty of colorful prayer flags contrasting the ivory landscapes.

Why Manaslu Circuit Trekking?

  • Crossing Larkya La pass, a thrilling mountain pass.
  • Witnessing Tibetan-Buddhist villages with unique cultural practices.
  • Beautiful backdrops of astonishing Himalayan range from different points on the trek.
  • Trekking along the exciting ancient salt trading routes
  • Gandaki River flowing jovially below

Kanchenjunga Trekking

Kanchenjunga Trek

Highest Elevation: 5160 meters, Lapsang Pass

Trek Duration: 20 days

Trek Grade: Difficult

Accommodation type: Camp cum Teahouse Trekking

Best time to trek: March-May, and October- November.

Trek Permits: KCAP, RAP

Trekking to Kanchenjunga is one of the least popular activities in Nepal. To those thirsty trekkers who are seeking for wild adventures in the Himalayan terrains, Kanchenjunga trekking is a perfect one. Being a restricted trekking area in Nepal, the Kanchenjunga region is full of untouched and unexplored wilderness.

During this trek, you will reach to the Kanchenjunga base camp, the base camp of the third highest peak in the world, Mt. Kanchenjunga. You can rejoice the exotic views of white snow giants including Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, and many others. There are many places in Kanchenjunga trekking that borders to Sikkim and Tibet.

You’ll see lots of wide alpine grasslands where you will see the cattle grazing. You will also walk through the sub-tropical forests and beautiful low river valleys. There are plenty of waterfalls along with the thick Rhododendron forests.

The Kanchenjunga Conservation Area is a highlight of trekking to Kanchenjunga. This conservation area shelters lots of flora and faunal species. While trekking through the area, there are possibilities of seeing Snow Leopard, Musk deer, Red Panda, Impedance Pheasant, Red-billed blue magpie, and many others.

The beautiful valleys and authentic villages in Kanchenjunga are amazing. The primitive lifestyles, warm hospitality of the local people, and their amazing culture and traditions admirable.

Why Kanchenjunga Trekking?

  • Kanchanjunga Conservation Area
  • Kanchenjunga North/South Base Camp
  • Diverse species of wildlife and birds
  • Yalung glacier, 5143 meters

Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Lake Treks

Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Lake Treks

Highest Elevation: 5545 meters, Kalapathar

Trek Duration: 12 days

Trek Grade: Challenging

Accommodation type: Teahouse

Best time to trek: March-May, and October- November

Trek Permits: TIMS, Local Area Permit

Everest base camp and Gokyo lake is a challenging trek in the Everest region of Nepal. This trek is for those who want to do the Everest base camp trekking with added benefits. You can literally enjoy everything about Everest in this trek. The trek rewards the trekkers with sights of mesmerizing Gokyo lakes, the glaciers, the snow-covered passes, the iced waterfalls, and the splendid Himalayas.

The trek is a beautiful combo of the high peaks in the world as well as the enthralling sights of highland lakes at the Gokyo valley. You will see the breathtaking views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, and many others. You will also see the amazing Gokyo lakes and Ngozumpa glacier.

This trek takes you to highest altitudes at several points including Gokyo Ri, Cho La pass, Everest base camp, Kalapathar, and others. From the best viewpoints at Gokyo Ri and Kalapathar, you will see the remarkable views of the astounding Gokyo lakes and Himalayas respectively.

Why Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Lakes?

  • Everest Base Camp at, 5364 meters
  • Kalapathar, 5545 meters
  • Gokyo Ri, 5483 meters
  • Cho La Pass
  • Tengboche Monastery
  • Pristine Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo Valley
  • Khumbu Glacier and Khumbu Icefall

Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Trek

Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Trek

Highest Elevation: Lauri Bina Pass, 4609 meters

Trek Duration: 16 days

Trek Grade: Moderate

Accommodation type: Teahouse trekking

Best time to trek: March-May, and October- November

Trek Permits: TIMS, Langtang National Park Permit

The Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Trek is a close trekking route from the Kathmandu valley. Despite being so close, this trek route is highly beautiful and is equally rewarding. Being a moderate grade trek, this trek route is suitable for people of all age groups.

This trek is an exciting journey with scenic walks around the Langtang region. This trek also includes trekking around Helambu where you can explore the beautiful traditional villages of Tamangs. The splendid views of the Langtang valley, Langtang ranges, and Gosaikunda lake are the limelight of this trekking.

This trek merges a unique combination of scenic views along with the cultural values. The traditional Tamang cultural heritage is something that attracts lots of the trekkers towards Langtang region. The influences of Tibetan Buddhist religion in the region reflects in people’s lifestyles, the monasteries, gompas, and prayer flags along the trekking trails.

The trekking trails pass through the lush forests of Rhododendron and Magnolia. Doing this trek in Spring means you will be trekking over the colorful petals of these flowers. Also, The Langtang National park is a major attraction of the trek. Walking across its area, you may see the elusive Red Pandas and Snow Leopard.

The East Laurabinaya-la / Gosainkunda pass is a high-altitude pass situated at an altitude of 4609 meters. This is an interesting pass. According to the locals, one cannot conquer this pass unless you carry your trekking stick (Lauri in Nepali). The Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu trek is a must do trekking in Nepal.

Why Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Trek?

  • The Lauribiba pass
  • The less crowded trek route
  • Langtang National Park
  • Gosaikunda Lake
  • Unique tradition and Culture of Tamangs
  • Wide range of biodiversity and wildlife

Short and easy treks

Nagarkot Chisapani Trek

Nagarkot Chisapani Trek

Highest Elevation: 2175 meters, Nagarkot

Trek Duration: 3 days

Trek Grade: Easy

Accommodation type: Hotels, resorts, lodges

Best Time to trek: All year round

Trek Restrictions: NoTrek Permits: SNP

The Chisapani Nagarkot trek is one of the easy short trek routes that are very near to the Kathmandu valley. This trek route is suitable for people of all age group. If you want to go on a short refreshment trek with your family, this trek will be an idle choice for you.

This trek route passes through the well-marked trails on the evergreen hardwoods. SOme portion of this trek passes through the Shivapuri National Park. That’s why the permit for entering the national park is required to trek.

Chisapani is a beautiful place which is famous for the sunrise and the sunset views. There are many lodges at Chisapani where you can stay overnight.

Why Nagarkot Chisapani Trek?

  • Exotic streams and waterfalls
  • Diverse flora and fauna
  • Shivapuri National Park
  • Chances of spotting wildlife including the Spotted Deer
  • Spectacular sunrise view from Chisapani
  • Is doable throughout the year

Ghandruk Trek

Ghandruk Trek

Maximum Elevation: 1,940 meters

Trek Duration: 5 days

Trek Grade: Easy

Accommodation type: Teahouse (lodge trek) or Camping

Best Time to trek: September- May

Trek Permits: None

Ghandruk is a beautiful typical Gurung village in the Annapurna region of Nepal. This trek is an easy and short trek. To those, who are willing to explore the typical lifestyle of the Gurung people in the Annapurna region, the Ghandruk trekking is a perfect one.

The local people in Ghandruk village are highly hospitable. They provide homestays where they will treat you very good. The locals in the Ghandruk village are very helpful and are cheerful as well. Visit the Ghandruk trekking trail to know about their lifestyles, traditions, and cultures.

Since this trekking starts and ends in Pokhara, you can also tour around Pokhara. Visit the beautiful lakes in Pokhara. If you have time, spend a night there. The evening time and nightlife in Pokhara are really beautiful.

Why Ghandruk Trekking?

  • Easy and short trek doable by anyone
  • Spectacular views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges
  • The beautiful Ghandruk village
  • The Gurung culture

Dhampus Village Trek

Dhampus Village Trek

Highest Elevation: 1,700 meters

Trek Duration: 5 days

Trek Grade: Easy

Accommodation type: Teahouse accommodation

Best Time to trek: All year round

Trek Permits: No

The next on our list is again another beautiful trek in the Annapurna region of Nepal. The Dhampus trek is a scenic trek in the base of the mesmerizing Annapurna Himalayan range. This trek is not only popular for its scenic beauty but also for its authentic tradition and culture.

There are lots of people who do the Dhampus village trek every year. Along with being an easy and short trek, the Dhampus village trek is highly rewarding. You can witness the simple and attractive lifestyles of the local ethnic groups, the Gurungs.

The Dhampus village is well known for the peculiar viewpoints. From there, you can see the outstanding views of the entire Pokhara valley along with the tranquil mesmerizing Fewa lake. You will also see the most beautiful views of the World peace stupa from there. The varying landscapes and mesmerizing countryside views are something that will give you uncountable wow moments.

Why Dhampus Village Trek?

  • Mesmerizing sunrise and sunsets
  • Beautiful villages and hospitable locals
  • Unique Gurung culture
  • Astounding Himalayan vistas

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Highest Elevation: 3210 meters, Poonhill

Trek Duration: 5 days

Trek Grade: Easy

Accommodation type: Teahouse trekking

Best Time to trek: March to May and October to November

Trek Permits: TIMS, ACAP

The Ghorepani Poon hill trek is one of the most popular short treks in the Annapurna region. This trek is popular for the sunrise views over the entire Annapurna Himalayan range from the Poon Hill. The trek is also popular for its scenic trail that passes through the Rhododendron jungles.

Along with being highly scenic, this trek also has different cultural amazements to offer. While trekking, you will be walking into the typical villages of Gurungs and Magars. In the villages, you can see beautiful houses, simple lifestyles, and some cultural practices.

Why Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking?

  • Uncountable photography options
  • Best sunrise views over Annapurna range
  • Beautiful Rhododendron and Oak forests, especially during Spring
  • Authentic Tamang and Gurung villages

Mardi Himal Trek

Mardi Himal Trek

Highest Elevation: 4250 meters

Trek Duration: 7 days

Trek Grade: Easy

Accommodation type: Tea house trekking

Best Time to go: March to May and September to December

Trek Permits: No

Mardi Himal trek is a newly established trekking trail on the outskirts of the Annapurna region. This refreshing and easy trek is catching the attention of lots of internal and international tourists. The Mardi Himal trek will take you to the base camp of Mardi Himal. You will be trekking through beautiful trekking trails. You will also trek through beautiful glacial villages and amazing landscapes. This is an amazing and  refreshing trek. If you want to go for an easy trek, yet want to reach the Himalaya, you should definitely go for Mardi Himal trek.

This trek also offers some of the best views of the astounding peaks including Mardi Himal, Macchapucchre, Mt. Annapurna, Himchuli, and others.

Why Mardi Himal Trek?

  • Mardi Himal Base Camp
  • Mardi Himal High Camp
  • Amazing Himalayan vistas and diverse landscapes
  • Peaceful and beautiful villages

Around Kathmandu Valley Trek

Around Kathmandu Valley Trek

Highest Elevation: 2,551 meters

Trek Duration: 7 days

Trek Grade: Easy

Accommodation type: Lodges, resorts, hotels

Best Time to go: All year round

Trek Permits: No

If you are in Kathmandu valley and you want to go on an easy trek near or around the valley, you can do the around Kathmandu valley trek. This trek takes you to the amazing hillocks around the Kathmandu valley. This trek is an easy and rejoiceful trekking experience. This trek is suitable for people of all age groups. You can do this trek refreshing trek with your family and friends.

Also, if you are not sure about doing the high altitudes, this trek is the best one. Some of the treks around the Kathmandu valley includes Chandragiri trek, Champa Devi hike, Nagarkot hike, Nagarjun-Jamacho hike, trek to Narayanthan, and many others.

These trek are not long treks. You can do these in a single day or two. But you can combine the hikes and can make your trek long as per your interest and availability.

Why Around Kathmandu Valley trek?

  • Kathmandu valley cultural tour
  • Amazing views of Kathmandu Valley
  • Countryside settlements around Kathmandu
  • Hardwood forests and hillocks around the valley
  • Possible in any time of the year

Remote Treks

Upper Mustang Trek

Upper Mustang Trek

Highest Elevation: 3,810 meters, Dhakmar

Trek Duration: 14 days

Trek Grade: Moderate to difficult

Accommodation type: Teahouse trekking

Best time to trek: March-May, and October- November, June to September

Trek Permits: ACAP, RAP

The Upper Mustang trek is a trek into a remote trans-Himalayan region in the Annapurna region of Nepal. The trek is popular for the hidden Buddhist kingdom called Lo. At the Lo kingdom, you will see that the lifestyles, religion, language, and culture are totally influenced by the Tibetan ones.

This is a remote place, and thus the tradition and culture here are so original. The major place of attraction of Upper Mustang trek is Lo Manthang. Lo Manthang is literally an isolated world. On entering the place, you will see beautiful chortens and the array of beautiful prayer wheels on the long walls. You will also see the extended fields of barley and also the herds of cattle.

The most interesting thing in Lo Manthang the royal palace. Also, there are major other things that’ll catch your eyes like the beautiful monasteries including Thugchen Gompa. There, you can also go and visit the century-old cave high in the rocks.

Upper Mustang trek, Mustang being a rain-shadowed region is possible in monsoon also. Following the salt caravan route and exploring the beautiful and diverse Upper Mustang trek also offers remarkable experience with amazing views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and the other Himalayas.

Why Upper Mustang Trek?

  • Kingdom of Lo Manthang
  • The Tibetan- Buddhism
  • Mysterious caves
  • Unique geological diversities
  • Tibetan-influenced lifestyle

Upper Dolpo Trek

upper dolpo trek

Highest Elevation: 5,250 meters, Kang La Pass

Trek Duration: 25 days

Trek Grade: Moderate

Accommodation type: Camp trekking

Best Time to go: March-May, and October- November

Trek Permits: RAP

Upper Dolpo Trek is  remote trekking in the far-western mountains near the Tibetan border in Nepal. Upper Dolpo is a beautiful region. The remoteness of the place adds adventure and spirits to the treks. To those trekkers, who are looking for something extraordinary, choose this trek and you won’t regret.

Being so close to Tibetan periphery, the customs and traditions here have a huge resemblance to that in Tibet. Dolpo is least developed among all the districts of Nepal. Though not touched by the sparks of development, the place is beyond beautiful. You will see very few trekkers trekking in the trail as this is a difficult trek. Conquering the high passes trails in Dolpo demands courage.

This trek route goes through beautiful valleys, villages, giant peaks, lush jungles, and many others that make a perfect scenery. The Shey Phoksundo lake and the Shey Phoksundo National park are the major attractions of this trek. The exotic wildlife, the pristine lake, and the captivating views of soaring peaks are amazing!

Why Upper Dolpo Trek?

  • Marvelous Dhaulagiri and Tibetan Peaks
  • Kang La Pass and Saldang La Pass
  • Arid landscapes
  • The 800 years old Shey Gompa
  • Tibetan-influenced Buddhist people and the Bon Buddhists
  • Phoksundo National Park and Shey Phoksundo Lake

Makalu Base Camp Trek

Makalu Base Camp Trek

Highest Elevation: 5250 meters, Shersong ridge

Trek Duration: 20 days

Trek Grade: Hard

Accommodation type: Guesthouse and Lodges

Best Time to go: March-May, and October- November

Trek Permits: RAP

Mt. Makalu is the fifth highest peak in the world. The Makalu base camp trek takes the trekkers to the base camp of the isolated four-sided pyramid-shaped Mt. Makalu. The Arun Valley, lowest altitude valley in the world is one of the attractions of the trek. Here, you will see the cascading waterfalls, deep gorges, and many others.

Makalu base camp trekking is very less sorted trekking trails due to its remoteness and trekking complexities. The off beaten Manaslu trekking trails are virgin and wild. The trek route also goes within the territory of the Makalu Barun National Park.

The national park is the only national park in the world situated above 8000 meters. The park has uneven terrains and a wide range of plants and animal species. You’ll see tropical forests and silver coated peaks.

Why Makalu Base Camp Trek?

  • Makalu Barun National Park
  • The Arun Valley
  • Remote and unspoiled trek
  • Cascading waterfalls
  • Rare wildlife of Nepal- Red Panda

Nar Phu Valley Trek

nar phu valley

Highest Elevation: 5416 meters

Trek Duration: 10 days

Trek Grade: Hard

Accommodation type: Guesthouses

Best Time to trek: April- June, and September- November

Trek Permits: RAP, ACAP

The Nar Phu valley trek is a fascinating trek situated north or Annapurna circuit. This is a very less explored as well as a remote trekking trail. The wild trekking trails of Nar Phu trek will lead you into an exotic valley.

There are two passes during this trek: Thorung La and Kang La. The presence of these passes makes the trek more tough and difficult. You will see lots of high snowy peaks, beautiful traditional villages with primitive lifestyles. At some places on the trek, you will also see the high-altitude grazing valleys.

While trekking to Nar Phu Valley, you will see astounding views of the different religious sites in the villages. You will also see a lot of Tibetan heritage and culture. One can witness how the Tibetan lifestyle has influenced the lifestyle in this place and region.

Why Nar Phu Valley Trek?

  • Unique Tibetan culture
  • The Trans-Himalayan Buddhists
  • High plateaus and grasslands
  • Mountain passes: Thorung La (5416 meters) and Kang La (5322 meters)
  • Amazing views of Mt. Annapurna, Mt Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, and Tilicho peak.

Rara Lake Trek

rara lake trekking

Highest Elevation: 3,710 meters

Trek Duration: 10 to 11 days

Trek Grade: Strenuous

Accommodation type: Camp trekking

Best Time to trek: March- December

Trek Permits: RNPEP

Rara lake is the biggest lake in Nepal. People call it the queen of Lakes also. Trekking to Rara means trekking to the remote places in Jumla and Mugu districts. Trekking to Rara is an amazing feeling as you will be trekking into pure serenity. The peaceful and tranquil lake is heavenly.

Trekking to Rara is an amazing experience. You will be trekking through the rugged and scenic trails in the trans-Himalayan terrains. You will see amazing landscapes and the surrounding views are alluring.

There is a village called Mincha en trekking route the Rara lake. This village is a peaceful, small, and lovely village where you will see plenty of Buddhist Stupas. Also, you will be trekking inside the territory of the Rara National park. Here, you will have chances to encounter with wide varieties of flora and faunal species like Musk deer, Himalayan Black Bear, Leopard, and Himalayan Ghoral.

Why Rara Trekking?

  • Wild and peaceful trekking trails
  • Rara lake, the queens of lakes
  • The Gurungs, Magars, and Tibetan origins