best treks in nepal

Nepal is a wonderland for adventure seekers as the country possesses several stunning and spectacular remote places. Riveting and enchanting, adventures could spend years exploring the remote outdoors of Nepal and never get bored. Henceforth, if you find yourself in the category of adventurer, there is no doubt you will love walking the rugged trails of Nepal. However, the question comes when travelers have to choose from a sea of superb Trekking in Nepal. Therefore, to make things easier for thrill-seekers, we have compiled a list of the five best adventure treks in Nepal. Go through the list and make plans to tick off the best destinations from the list:

#1 Annapurna Base Camp Trek

annapurna base camp trek

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is an excellent combination of alluring mountain scenes and outdoor splendour. Most consider the Annapurna region a trekker’s paradise as it is suitable for every type of traveler and has unmatched natural beauty. The journey begins from the wonderful Pokhara, where one could admire the sky dominating the Machhapuchhre range. Leaving the finesse of Pokhara with a short drive to Nayapul, the trek officiates to Tikhe Dhunga and follows the stroll through Ghorepani, Poon Hill (3210m). Following the trail through Chhomrong, another charming village, the adventure continues through Modi Khola valley, walking past thick bamboo and rhododendron forests. The dense forest ambiance finishes as you cross Deurali and reach Machhapuchhre Base Camp before gracing the enchanting Annapurna Base Camp at 4130 meters.

#2 Manaslu Circuit Trek

manaslu circuit trek

A pure adventure in the pristine northern corners of Nepal, Manaslu Circuit Trek offers a great chance to taste Nepal’s unique Tibetan cultures. This glorious journey goes past authentic Nepali villages to authentic Tibetan parishes letting adventures taste a cultural transition. Not to forget the daring Larkya La Pass, which is one of the crucial highlights of the trek. It is the longest and one of the highest mountains passes in Nepal that sits at an elevation of 5106 meters. Similarly, ancient monasteries and gumbas that decorates the trekking trail offers a sense of tranquility to visitors. The walking course is free of traffic; thus, anyone looking for a quaint wilderness experience will appreciate the ambiance of Manaslu Circuit Trek.

#3 World-famous Everest Base Camp Trek

everest base camp trek

Everybody knows Everest Base Camp Trek has got a special place amongst avid trekkers. This fantastic trek which goes along the Sagarmatha National Park, exploring tiny Sherpa parishes, is an eventful journey that offers glorious vibes. Not only is this journey culturally magnificent, the wonders of Mother Nature one gets to witness are immense. Crossing suspension bridges, trekkers make their journey from one Sherpa village to another, all while being in the bliss of alluring mountain views. Moreover, adventurers can feel the essence of the adrenaline rush at Namche Bazaar as the bustling town is a hub for adventurers alike.

#4 Langtang Valley Trek

langtang valley trek

Another gem of Nepal, Langtang Valley Trek, truly is a mesmerizing journey for travelers looking to enjoy pure natural attractions. Close to Kathmandu valley, Langtang valley offers adventure seekers solace in gentle trekking terrain. Home to native Tamang and Sherpa community, with wonders of nature, here adventurers can also experience cultural elegance. Starting from Syabru, a busy market on the trail, the journey follows unpitched roads where you can expect to see waterfalls. The journey then continues via vast pasturelands where you can see yaks and horses grazing. Also, for the admirers of Himalayan scenes, do visit the infamous Kyanjin gompa and Tserko Ri. Overall, it is a remarkable journey for excellent outdoor adventure.

#5 Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna circuit trek

Classic and iconic walks of Nepal, Annapurna Circuit Trek, is a beautiful journey in the northwest of Nepal. This journey is a pure adventure for anyone who wants to see the varying landscape in one trip. Commencing journey from the green hills of a lower hilly area, the trek gradually escalates to barren and arid terrain of mountains. Along with diverse culture, adventure here could also see and taste unique Tibetan culture and their repertoire. Also, the thrill of walking through sloppy narrow paths that directly looks down the rapidly flowing Marshyangdi river is another surge of adrenaline rush one could experience. Overall, the journey is a mix of adventure and natural elegance that is simply majestic and memorable.

Last Words on the Best Treks in Nepal

Some journeys are more adventurous than these incredible trails. Yet, these have garnered the attention of the adventurer for ages. Now that you have some ideas about Nepal’s fantastic outdoor adventures plan to explore one of these alluring trails and make lifetime memories. If you're in Nepal, I hope you will take advantage of being able to overland to India and check out the best places to visit in India (in our humble opinion) :) Here's a vlog of the Annapurna Circuit Trek, enjoy :)

[This post was brought to you by our good friend Balaram who actually lives and works in Nepal - thank you Balaram! Photos are from Pixabay]

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