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Top 10 Trekking Destination in Nepal

Containing 8 out of the 10 highest mountain peaks in whole word, Nepal has many trekking routes of every level of complexity imaginable. Here are many trekking routes for old ladies to little children; means here are the normal to difficult routes. Here is mentioned top 10 (ten) trekking destinations of Nepal.

10) Langtang region,

If you want diversity and beauty but turn away from difficulty, this trek would be better for you. Langtang region placed to the north of Kathmandu. From some high points you might even catch a glimpse of some village in Tibet as well. The most spectacular beautiful parts of this region trek are Gosainkunda and other high mountain lakes, and the gorgeous mountains themselves, especially at sunrise and sunset. We can take 7 to 21 days to explore this region.

09) Makalu Base Camp,

Makalu base camp trekking takes as one of the most difficult treks in Nepal cause of the complete remoteness of the area and the days of walking required. However, it has also great reward. The trekker will get to experience of perfect Himalayas and a panoramic view of the Lhotse, Mount Everest and many other peaks from the Makalu base camp at a height of 5000 m above from the sea level. There are not many villages along this trekking trial so trekkers need to be independent and well-equipped. It is highly recommended to hire porters to carry their gear.

08) Rara Lake,

Rara Lake is situated in mugu district in western Nepal, Rara is a very gorgeous lake surrounded by high mountains. It is also the biggest lake in Nepal, covering an area of 10.8 sq. Meters. It lies within the Rara national park which includes a diversity of flora and fauna. This is also a very difficult trek, and is not for the weak heart peoples. Trekkers are encouraged to carry their own equipment and a good first aid kit cause of the lack of health facilities in this trekking area.

07) Dhaulagiri Circuit,

This is also an extremely hard trekking. If you have desired to truly practice trekking in the Nepali Himalayas, this trekking would be better for you. The remoteness of the area is motivated by the landscape. However, for the devoted trekker, the rewards are pretty superb. You will get a magnificent view of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna mountains that other trekkers can only dream of. You will also get an experience of culture that has stayed almost the same for a thousand of years. The picturesque villages, the scenic mountains and the pure adventure of trekking in the slops of the Dhaulagiri makes this trek one of the most remarkable memory in your life time.

06) Inner Dolpo,

If you have desire to be in remote places in the Himalayas of Nepal, you won’t get another place more remote than inner dolpo. Dolpo lies in the karnali zone in western Nepal; this has been an area full of secrecy and antique Buddhist culture, which is largely Tibetan. The sacred center of this place is the shey gompa, where hundreds of spiritual pilgrims come every year. Dolpo was only opened to trekker in 1991, and was stopped again in 1999 for political causes. It is again opened now; many trekkers come here every year to experience the perfect beauty and culture which this region offers. This region has been exposed in many western & Nepali movies as well.

05) Kanchenjunga Circuit,

This is one of the most exciting treks in the Nepal’s Himalaya. Trekking around the hills of mount Kanchenjunga (8586m), the trekking takes the trekker on a long and challenging walk while visiting both the north and south base camps. It is a popular and challenging trek, which contains many beautiful views of the Himalayas and Sherpa villages.

04) Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking,

Poonhill is a comparatively short trek which can be done in just a week. However, the amount of diversity, culture and pure natural beauty will make great experience of this trekking. From the splendid point of poonhill at a height of 3210 m above from the sea level, one gets to really experience the great beauty of Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Annapurna (8,091 m), and many other mountain peaks in the Nepal’s Himalaya.

03) Manaslu circuit,

Manaslu circuit trek takes the determined trekker around the lower slopes of mount manasalu (8,163 m) through the larky-la pass. The trek lies in middle difficulty category. Tea houses have been built all around the trial of Manaslu circuit, so that trekkers can now rest frequently and enjoy the trek at their own speed. This has increased the number of peoples trekking the route. However, the number is still less than others established major trekking routes in Nepal. The larky pass (5135 m) is the most strenuous and challenging part of this trekking. We can complete the trekking in around 15 days as normal.

02) Annapurna Base Camp,

This is one of the most popular and demanded trek in Nepal. The trek offers a direct experience of the Himalayas combined with a variety of landscape. The trek can be done in around 11 days as normal. It is not a very difficult trek. In fact, the most complicated part is over in the first few days during the Annapurna base camp trek. The Annapurna base camp (ABC) lies at a height of 4230m above from the sea level. From beautiful glaciers to rice terrace; from rocky steps to paths covered in snow, this trek has it all. Besides going to the Annapurna base camp, we can also go for Annapurna circuit trek, which offers a walk around the Annapurna hills. There are many guest houses available for the convenience of the trekkers.

01) Everest Base Camp Trekking,

This is also a very popular and most demanded trek which brings the trekker face to face with the tallest mountain peak in the world named Mount Everest (8848m) above the sea. The exclusive Sherpa culture mixed with the beauty of the Himalayas makes this trek one of the most favorite destinations for trekkers in the whole word. Because of its popularity, it is not a very difficult trekking trial. There are many hotels & guest houses full of basic services for travelers in mountains. But, you will reach an elevation of 5554m, that’s why careful acclimatization is necessary in order to keep away from altitude sickness.