Trekking in Nepal

Trekking in Nepal

Heaven is myth, Nepal is real.

Nepal is aptly called the mecca of Himalayan trekking for adventure seekers. Likewise, some describe this beautiful country as a heaven on the planet. The fact stands with the diverse options for the trekking lovers around the globe to crawl in various boulders of the Himalayas through the quaint communities hugely disconnected from the world outside. At the foot of the Himalayas, millions of trekkers satiate their quality adventure from the base camp of Mt. Everest to Annapurna, Langtang, and Manaslu. 

Deciding to head to Nepal for the adventure trekking can take a shape nicely; however, trekkers find the planning level quite tough as there are numerous highly recommended trekking trails. The dramatic views of the Himalayas, radiant culture, and epic adventures- all these fantastic features make you fall in love with Nepal and its everlasting beauties. At the same time, planning a trip that fits your affordable budget and dream likely to create chaos, but Boundless Adventure helps you to figure out the best trekking in Nepal with perfect support from the planning level.

 The first and foremost task to plan for the best trek in Nepal, you need to find the trip, which suits you. This essentially escorts you to nature’s immensity and grandeur as specified by you. Various trekking regions with their best adventure treks welcome you, ranging from easy, moderate, and adventurous treks along to off-the-beaten tracks. Mainly the most popular regions include Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Manaslu, and Mustang. Some of the remotely isolated off the beaten tracks include the Dolpo region, Kanchenjunga, and Makalu region, where relatively few trekkers reach. 

Long time adventure inquirers find Everest Base Camp Trekking is ideal trekking in Nepal. The trip leads you to 5545 meters altitude that offers the best views of the Everest region. However, the Everest region proffers other alternative trekking like Everest Gokyo Lake Trek, Everest Three Pass Trek, Cho-La Pass Trek and Renjo-La Pass.

A long way scrambling the high altitude in the Annapurna region coordinates the Annapurna and Mustang region by the Annapurna Circuit Trekking. The trip assembles adventure, nature, and pilgrimage destinations, whereas Poon Hill Trekking advocates massively as ideal hiking in Nepal. Moderately adventure, Annapurna Base Camp Trek has enticed a huge number of trekkers along with the Mardi Himal trekking route every year.

Langtang trekking is suitable for those keen to trek at moderate altitude and explore the Himalayas from eye-level. Renowned as the pocket zone of red panda and snow leopard, the Langtang region opens the gateway for beautiful treks like Langtang Valley, Gosaikunda Lake, and the Helambu valley. Often the trek guides through the rhododendron and jasmine woods.

The restricted Manaslu circuit trekking holds the beauty of antique Tibetan Buddhist culture, colorful monasteries, chhortens along with the adventurous trail, and high pass of the Larke La Pass at 5135 meters altitude. The Manaslu region also includes a trek to Tsum Valley, which leads you to the hidden gem, located near the Tibetan border with a unique lifestyle.

Similarly, if you prefer to trek in the Tibetan highland looking landscape that offers the brilliant sceneries of the Himalayas and Tibetan Buddhist culture, Upper Mustang trekking is the best option for you. Lo-Manthang, a stone-walled town is loaded with cultural mysteries and gems, which is the ultimate destination of this trek. Tiji festival in Lomanthang is a globally renowned festival celebrated in this forbidden Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal.

Moreover, the rugged and isolated trails of the Dolpo region, Kanchenjunga region, and Makalu region exhibit the real and outstanding aura of the beautiful Himalayan country of Nepal. The Phoksundo Lake and adventurous high passes in Dolpo along with the nomadic Himalayan settlements are brilliant. Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking and Makalu Base Camp Trekking require adventure spirit with enough acclimatization.

There is some of the paperwork essential for the treks in Nepal. Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Card and entry permits are mandatory. Some trekking permits are issued in Kathmandu and some in the respective regions. It is because all the trekking trails are covered by the National Parks and conservation areas. However, there are some restricted trekking regions like Mustang, Nar Phu Valley, Tsum Valley, Dolpo, Manaslu, and Kanchenjunga, they require special trekking permits and they will be issued by the Immigration Department.

Besides other, trek in Nepal requires some essential gears, which help you with the successful trek. The packing lists differ slightly according to the level of difficulty of the trek and the altitude of the trek you are moving. You can find the packing lists in the respective trekking packages on our lists.

The best trekking season starts in March. The clear sky, grand views of the Himalayas, and warmer days reward the best experience to you. It extends to April and May. Then the Monsoon season begins from June to August. Another excellent season begins in September, which lasts October and November. The winter begins then and even the moderate trek becomes adventurous. But the clear weather welcomes mind-blowing views. So, even December and January are trekking seasons in Nepal.

The plenty of trekking routes with their level of difficulties let solo trekker, group trekking, and family trips enjoy their Nepal trekking with a sublime experience. To trek through the excellent landscape in the perfect season with a highly professional guide, get in touch with Boundless Adventure and we provide up-to-date trekking information.

 

Popular Trekking Routes in Nepal

Situated between two giant countries of India and China, Nepal has got diversities in nature and culture. Being a tiny country, the country offers abundant attractions of the Himalayas, hilly territories, gorges, Rivers and Lakes, National Parks and flat land terrain. The mystical blend of nature to the cultural prosperity pull travelers around the world to explore the hidden myths and magnificent aura in this beautiful country. After all, it’s a birthplace of Lord Buddha and a country of Pashupatinath. 

Mount Everest (8848.86 meters) stands at the tallest point of the universe along with several 8000 meter peaks in its surroundings in the Sagarmatha National Park. Surrounded by the Mahalangur Himalayan range, trekking in the Everest region has been classified as one of the most epic trekking trails in the world. The Everest region has got diverse route options, either to follow the straightforward trail to Everest Base Camp or cross the three passes, only doing Gokyo Lake trekking and Renjo La Pass Trekking. Everest trekking trails became a renowned trail after it was discovered by the pioneer of the mountaineering- Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary.

Similarly, Annapurna region treks have variations. Some of the treks are easy like Poon Hill Trekking, including a wonderful viewpoint of Poon Hill (3210 meters). The moderate trekking trails include Annapurna Base Camp Trekking (4130 meters) and Mardi Himal Trekking (4500 meters). Whereas, Annapurna Circuit Trekking (5416 meters) is in the adventurous trekking category. The trekking trail is covered by the natural rewards of the Annapurna Conservation Area.

Langtang region is rich in both culture and nature. The indigenous communities of Tamang people, Himalayan scenery of the Langtang Lirung, frozen Lakes and the picturesque valleys allure trekkers in the region, covered by the Langtang National Park. Langtang Valley Trekking, Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Trek and Helambu Treks are popular in this region.

Morever, Manaslu Trekking in the north-western part of Nepal welcomes adventure lovers in the restricted region and cross over the Larke La Pass (5200 meters). Even Upper Mustang Trekking in the semi arid region, Dolpo Trekking surrounded by the Phoksundo National Park, Kanchenjunga Trekking in Kanchenjunga National Park, Tsum Valley Trekking and Nar Phu Valley Trekking in Annapurna region are known as restricted area trekking that are loaded with the pristine nature and marvelous culture.

Furthermore, the trekking trails are dotted by the green woods, meadows and the glacial zones along with the arid landscape. Hiking with the melodious birds’ sounds and the sights of rarely found wild animals further entice the trekkers. Everest, Annapurna, Manaslu and Langtang trekking trails are dotted by the rhododendron, oak and birch forest. Upper Mustang, Dolpo and Tsum Valley are semi arid trekking region with less rein fall and shrub vegetations. 

Although the best seasons for the trekking in Nepal include spring and autumn, even the trekking can be enjoyed in winter in the lower altitude trekking. Monsoon is also a favorable season to trek in the Himalayan rain shadow areas like Upper Mustang and Dolpo region. Find out your best suitable trekking trips and contact Boundless Adventure to organize your trekking in Nepal professionally.

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Manaslu Trekking

16 Days
USD 1280

Adventurous

Trip Difficulty

5135m, Larke-La

Max. Altitude