Top 5 Best Trekking in Nepal

  • Mount Glory Team
  • Last Updated on Jan 7, 2024

Nepal is famous for being one of the best trekking destinations in the world. For adventure trekkers, the terrain of the Himalayas provides the best stunning trekking in Nepal. The following paragraph is helpful if you are looking for the best treks in Nepal on a lower budget and curious view of the world's top mountains and their periphery. There are hundreds of adventure trekking routes in Nepal designed for the ultimate adventure seekers in different parts of Nepal. 

These Trekking routes in Nepal are designed based on the facilities provided, the difficulty on the way, and the uniqueness of the area where we are trekking. The Himalayas are multi-cultural and multi-ethnical, where one can witness the beauty of different mountains, people's lifestyles, cultures, ethics, and traditions. Following are the five best trekking destinations on your trip to  Nepal.


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Everest Base Camp Trek:

Everest Base Camp

Max Elevation:5,600 m, Kala Patthar
Days:14 Days
Difficulty: Medium
Price: Medium 1199 USD per person
Best Season: March to May and October to November.
Accommodation Type: Teahouse
Restricted Permits: No
Required Permits: TIMS

Everest Base Camp Trek is Nepal's most famous trail for trekking in Nepal to the base camp of the world's tallest mountain, Mount Everest. This trek offers the trekkers to the beautiful Khumbu region, which is home to the mighty Mount Everest. Trekkers can experience the lifestyle and culture of Khumbu's people, mainly Sherpa. Sherpa is considered the finest climber on the mountain.

During the trek to EBC, one can enjoy the breathtaking views of Everest nearby. The trekking journey through the meanders of Dudh Koshi and the Emja river valley includes many Prominent of Khumbu like Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, and Dingboche. Also, Kalapathhar shows the panoramic beauty of the majestic mountain. 

This trekking journey to the base camp of Everest is a field with many attributes like Sagarmatha National Park (UNESCO) natural world heritage site, which is home to some endangered flora and fauna. The way to Everest Base Camp offers beautiful high passes, a Legendary mountain view, and several Buddhist monasteries.

It also offers pristine blue pine and rhododendron acreages ornamented with the Everest peaks against skyline views of the Himalayas like Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Khumbutse, Kongdi Ri, and Thamserku. The terrain consists of alpine woodland and pastures through the trails. Along with this, you can also visit the central market of this region Namche Bazaar.
This trail also offers trekkers sufficient time to trek through Everest Gokyo Ri Trek and Everest High Pass Trek for more curiosity to explore the Himalayas.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek:

Way to Annapurna Base Camp

Max Elevation:4,320 m, Annapurna Base Camp
Days:10 Days
Trekking Difficulty: Easy
Remoteness: Not Remote
Pricing: Cheap (USD 699 Per Person)
Best Season: March to May and October to November.
Accommodation Type: Teahouse
Restricted Permits: No
Required Permits: ACAP, TIMS

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a famous trek on the base of Mount Annapurna (Annapurna Himal Trek). This trail passes through hospitable villages and picturesque valleys. As such ABC trek can also be called a village trek. It is a famous trek that combines different landscapes and brings the trekkers to the base of an 8000m high mountain in a short period.

The trek is the perfect blend of supernatural sceneries with the rich cultural diversity of the Annapurna Region. It is the most visited village trekking adventure in Nepal. This trek offers trekkers of many ethnic like Rai and Limbu Village. Some of the world's highest peaks like Annapurna 1, Annapurna 2, Annapurna 3, Machhapuchree(Fishtail), Dhaulagiri, and Gangapurna lie in this trail. 

It also offers the majestic city of Pokhara Valley. This landscape is one of the most diverse. It presents trekkers with mesmerizing acreages of thick chartreuse woodlands and forests where many animals and birds reside, like the Danphe and the Musk Deer, giving the trekkers a chance to catch rare glimpses as they hike through. Pokhara is considered the most beautiful city and tourist hub of Nepal, where most trekking routes start as it is close to Annapurna Mountain.

This is the most suggested trek in Nepal as it has many trekking routes in this region. Annapurna Circuit Trek is most preferred by trekkers who have enough time to trek and holiday. This trek leads you to the world's highest lake, at an elevation of 4919m, called Tilicho Lake Trek. If you are looking for a pilgrimage trek, we suggest you choose the trek to the holy temple of Muktinath, which is the Jomsom Muktinath Trek.

As a side note, you can also take an Annapurna Sanctuary Trek as an alternate route to Annapurna Circuit Trek and Annapurna Base Camp Trek as well. The surroundings will be similar, but it will feel like knowing a person for a second time with each alternate trail in Nepal for the Annapurna trekking region.

Manaslu Circuit Trek:

Larke La Pass 5106m

Max Elevation:5115m at Larkya Pass
Days:17 Days
Trekking Difficulty: Hard
Remoteness: Remote
Pricing: Medium
Best Season: March to May and October to November.
Accommodation Type: Guesthouses & Lodges
Restricted Permits: Yes
Required Permits: ACAP, MCAP, RAP

Manaslu Circuit Trek is a famous trekking trail that offers trekkers an amazing panorama of peaks on the Nepal-Tibet border. Manasalu is the world's Eighth highest mountain, offering trekkers diverse cultures, Buddhist monasteries, and challenging mountain passes. This route is diverse in natural beauty and to the beautiful and amazing Larke Pass. 

One can accomplish lifetime memory which offers epic sceneries of forest, barren land, clouds, and rocky landscapes. You will be amazed to date them. There are many suspension bridges and temporary wooden planks at higher altitudes. This circuit joins with Annapurna trails and makes the journey more captivating. This is a less crowded trek route with diverse and varying topography. The main highlights of the trek are Larke Pass, Tsum Valley, and Mo Gumpa.

Langtang Valley Trek:

Way to Langtang Valley

Max Elevation;4,984m, Tserko Ri
Days:11 Days
Trekking Difficulty: Moderate
Remoteness: Not Remote
Pricing: Cheap
Best Season: March to May and October to November.
Accommodation Type: Teahouse
Restricted Permits: No
Required Permits: TIMS

Langtang Valley Trek is on the Tibet Border and is an ideal destination for a trek if you are planning for a short time in Nepal. This trek offers diverse vegetation and natural beauty. You will pass through the cultured village to the amazing view of Mount Annapurna and Makalu. This region is famous for its tranquil landscapes and its unique Tamang culture. You have a chance to pass through beautiful glaciers at low altitudes.

You will witness alpine pastures, yak fields, Buddhist monasteries, and hikes to Kyangjin Ri Peak. This trek rewards you with an astonishing view of Langtang Ri, Annapurna, and Makalu. You will feel blessed when you pass through beautiful glaciers and heavenly vegetation. This trek leads you to the amazing lake of Gosaikunda, famous among Hindu pilgrimages for holy baths. It is believed that once you bathe in the holy lake of Gosaikunda, all your sins and sorrows will disappear.

Upper Mustang Trek:

Upper Mustang:Forbiden Kingdom

Max Elevation:3,810 m, Dhakmar
Days:17 Days
Trekking Difficulty: Moderate to Hard
Remoteness: Very Remote
Pricing: High
Best Season: March to May and October to November.
Accommodation Type: Teahouse
Restricted Permits: Yes
Required Permits: ACAP, RAP

Upper Mustang Trek is famous for its unique identity, culture, and natural Landscapes. This was a forbidden kingdom which is unlike the rest of Nepal. It is a culturally and geopolitically sensitive area and was not open for trekking till 1992. The Upper Mustang Trekking trail offers trekkers unique landscapes, majestic Himalayas, and a hidden paradise.

This place was isolated from the world as it can maintain centuries-old culture and landscapes.16th-century Buddhist Monasteries and caves into sheer cliff walls in this area draw many trekkers to the region. It has a striking terrain of the semi-arid desert with deep ravines and rock fringed with snowy peaks. 

It is a hidden paradise because it is hidden behind the majestic Himalayas range. This is a must-trek for trekkers who want to explore Tibetan culture and the majestic kingdom of Lomanthang, which is also the capital of the Upper Mustang. Trek offers breathtaking views of Nilgiri Himal, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and the other Himalayas.

This is unique for small houses painted in huge white barley fields and Buddhist flags, old gompas, and Tibetian-influenced tradition, which is still preserved by locals, make it more fascinating. We recommend you trek in Nepal's rain shadow during the monsoon season, which rescues your frustration and gives you a lifetime memory.

Many branch trails are growing every year. This branching in trekking routes depends upon the availability of food, stay, and entertainment. There are at least five or more trekking trails in each Region discussed in the above topics.

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