Top 10 Treks of Nepal for 2017

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The terrain of the Himalayas offers 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 experience 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 week strenuous walking ups and downs from Lukla with 3 to 4 days in Kathmandu are best for this EBC trek. Trek preparation and proper gear is must. Well-designed itinerary for proper acclimatization and travelling with medical trained guides is being recommended. At least 2 weeks time to complete this trek. Click here for more info. 

Trip Facts:

Duration needed : 12-15 days

Highest Elevation of this trek : 5556 meters

Trek Grade : Moderate

Accommodation : Teahouses/ lodges

2. Annapurna Base Camp Trek

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Most probably the 2nd popular trekking route in Nepal, the Annapurna Base camp trek is also known as Annapurna Sanctuary trek is a classic teahouse trekking routes in Annapurna region. Still away from the construction of road, offer purely a teahouse trekking adventure, terraces and off course Nepalese flat – lots of ups and downs. 2 Weeks time in Nepal is enough to complete this whole trip. Click here for more info. 

Trip Facts:

Duration needed : 11-14 days

Highest Elevation of this trek : 4200 meters

Trek Grade : Moderate

Accommodation : Teahouses/lodges

3. Everest Three High passes Trek

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

Trip Facts:

Duration needed : 18-20 days

Highest Elevation of this trek : 5556 meters

Trek Grade : Hard

Accommodation : Teahouses/lodges

4. Upper Dolpo Trekking

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Upper Dolpo 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 lands and it’s a journey into the kingdom of guru Rinpoche. Dolpo region situated between the Tibetan plateau and the Dhaulagiri Himalayan range is the highest inhabited land of Dolpo. This is the land full of rugged natural beauty. The trekking is suitable for that person who wants to understand the remoteness and exotic beauty of the nature. Click here for more info. 

Trip Facts:

Duration needed : 20-25 days

Highest Elevation of this trek : 5450 meters

Trek Grade : Challenging

Accommodation : Camping

5. Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

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Langtang is the 3rd popular trekking destination in Nepal and Langtang Gosiakunda trek offer the most of the most of popular places in this region. KengenGompa. Laurabina pass and Gosaikunda lake are some of the places not to miss while in Langang trek. The Langtang village on the way to Kenjin Gompa was badly affected by the April 2015 earthquake but the good this is that there is alternative safe trekking routes already open and run. 2 – 3 weeks time to complete the whole trip. Click here for more info. 

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 the Annapurna mountain range of central Nepal. Nowadays it is known as Nepal’s classic trek, we can see the scenic beauty of Nepal. The trail is open for foreign travelers since from 1980s. There we find the 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. It provides an opportunity to interact with different ethnic group of people and their culture. Numbers of sacred pilgrimage, monasteries lies on it way. The climax of the trek is crossing the iconic Thorong la pass. Click here for more info. 

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 permit, now a days 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. Required 3 weeks and physical and mental fitness is must. Lakye pass over 5400 is demanding but very much rewarding. Click here for more info. 

Trip Facts:

Duration needed : 14-16 days

Highest Elevation of this trek : 5100 meters

Trek Grade : Moderate

Accommodation : Simple Homestay lodges

8. Kanchenjungha Base Camp Trek

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Purely tented camping treks in Nepal required around 4 weeks to complete whole trip – an adventure of lifetime. Strong commitment to accept the roughness of adventure and great physical fitness is must to join on this strenuous Nepal trekking trip itinerary. A good and committed team of trek crew make these adventures happen come true to reach to the world’s 3rd highest mountain base camp. Click here for more info. 

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. Yearly Tiji festival took place at Lomanthang in May – one of the best times to visit to see the colorful monks’ mask dance. Click here for more info. 

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 5 days trekking into 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 member with children and can be done year around. Be prepared for the ups and downs, ready to walk 04 – 06 hrs in a day and stay at teahouse with basic facilities. Click here for more info. 

Trip Facts:

Duration needed : 6-10 days

Highest Elevation of this trek : 3210 meters

Trek Grade : Easy

Accommodation : Teahouses/lodges