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Top 10 trekking in Nepal

Top 10 trekking in Nepal is one of the most famous travel destinations in the world it has got so many things to offer to the explorer and traveler. The Himalaya raging in the north and forming some world highest mountain and some other famous peaks. Nepal is not only home for high mountains its cultural and geographical diversity is never ending. Nepal follows Buddhism, Hinduism, shamanism, Islam & Christianity. The majority in Nepal follows either Hindu or Buddha or some following both as well. The several holy river with the name of Gandaki, Koshi, Karnali flowing down from Himalaya and got spread all over .

Here today we are discussing about top ten trek in Nepal. There are various numbers of treks which are widely famous because of their uniqueness, beauty, authenticity, difficulty. So, here we going to discuss about some treks quite famous among trekkers. And we have some newly build trails those are also quite famous among trekkers and explorers.

Today we going to discusses about some treks and that are listed as top 10 ranks. We have categorized them in  top 10 position in terms of its importance, the number of trekkers visited annually, accesses to reach there and the facility available there for trekkers.

In Nepal we have many different treks routes. Some route traverse through  very remote terrain and we have to walk through Glacier, Crevasse and have to cross high pass that is the adventurous part of it. And some of the region is least visited areas that gets really small number of people annually. During trekking  sometime we walk through one of the ancient settlement exploring the life, culture and custom of the local people. So, in aggregate we can say trekking is not only exploring the remote mountain it’s the combination of adventure, culture, landscape.  The top ten treks of Nepal are given below:-

  1. Everest Base Camp Trek

This is one of the most famous trek in Nepal and all over the world. Many trekkers from all over the world comes for this trek to make the dream come true.  Following the footstep of Tenzing & Hillary, walking through the sherpaland, playing hide and seek with yak, take part in local festival, explore Sherpa culture are the major highlights of this trek. You can see some of the world famous high mountains during the trekking. It takes 12/15 days to complete this trek.

2. Annapurna Base Camp Trek

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This trek is also another famous trek after Everest . This trek is unique and amazing from other because this trek can be done throughout the whole year. The starting point of this trek is at subtropical climatic zone thus we can see so many different kinds of flora and fauna. As we hike up day by day the climate keep changing and the scenery also goes different. It takes 7/14 days to complete this trek. It depends on which route you have used .

3. Langtang Gosaikunda pass trek

This is also the most famous trekking in Nepal. During the earthquake the trail and the region was affected but now more then 95% of the renovation ande reconstruction is done and the cultural heritage like Mani wall, Chorten, Monastery have been reconstructed. This trek goes through Langtang valley in the beginning and later we cross the Gosaikunda pass and explore the frozen holy lake . it takes 10/14 days to complete this trek.

4. Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

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This is one of the best off the beat track trek in Nepal. This trek is less visited by trekkers and we can found this trek as less commercialized and less crowded so, it has got own kinds of importance and characteristics. This trek can be done both teahouse and camping style. Tea house are quite basic so, we have to prepare yourself for this adventure. The landscape, scenery, flora-fauna, people are amazing during the trek. If you have done some trek already in Nepal be sure you will find completely different rather than other takes 15/20 days to complete the trek.

5. Rara lake Trek

This trek is one of the less visited trek in Nepal. The number of trekkers is increasing annually because it’s very beautiful, unique, remote and magnificent. This trek is located in the far western part of Nepal thus the people we meet during the trek most of them are from Khas group. They have their own culture, custom, tradition and the way of living. This is national park area so, we can see many different kinds of flora-fauna. It takes 10/15 days to complete this trek but we have flight option to minimize the trekking days.

6. Upper Mustang Trek

This is also one of the most famous trek in Nepal whereas during this trek we can explore many things like amazing landscape, medieval Tibetan style village, ancient sacred caves, the Walled city Lo-Manthang, The king and his religious kingdom. It takes 10/15 days to complete this trek. This trek can be done during monsoon time because this region lies in the rain shadow area of Mt Annapurna & Mt Dhaulagiri

7. Manaslu circuit Trek


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This trek is also one of the most famous because the landscape is very amazing and the people who lives in the northern territory of this region are quite similar to Tibetan and the culture, custom, tradition are also similar. During this trek we traverse through Budigandaki valley and we cross the pass called Larkya-La 5160M. During this trek we will see Mt Manaslu, Himalchuli and some other high mountains. It takes 15/20 days to complete the trek.

8. Annapurna Circuit trek 

One it used to be the most trekked trek in Nepal. The number of trekkers used to be a lot and the trail used to be full of trekkers when there was no any road construction. In spite of the road construction it is one of the most beautiful trek in Nepal. The starting point of this trek is at Besisahar 760M high above the sea level and the trek goes through the tropical gorge and start changing the scenery and climatic Zone. The best thing about this trek is we can do so many side trip during the trek. The side trip like ice lake, Milarepa cave, Bagra monastery, Tilicho Lake, Manang village , muktinath-Lubra or Muktinath Kagbeni, Titi Lake, Dhaulagiri ice fall etc. It takes around 15 days to complete the trek .9.

9. Mardi Himal trek


This is one of the off track trek in Annapurna region. This trek can be started from several places like Kande, Dhampus phedi, Siding and can join after ABC trek. This trek goes through lush green rhododendron forest passing through bunch of buffalo shed and the trail traverse through the ridge . we can see Mt Fishtail, Mardi Himal, Annapurna south, Hiunchuli and some other high mountain during this trek. It takes 6/10 days to complete this trek.

10. Makalu Base camp trek

This is also one of the offbeat track trek. This region is less visited by trekkers annually because the infrastructure like teahouse, guesthouse, are still very basic and there are really less numbers of village that goes through. This region is located between Everest and Kanchenjunga region like buffer zone. It is also the national park region called Makalu Barun