Every year more than 200,000 plus trekkers visit Nepal. Nepal is mainly situated in the Himalayas. Nepal derives its name from an ancient Hindu sage called Ne, referred to variously as Nemi or Ne Muni. Recently some most popular treks in Nepal are Annapurna Camp Trek, Everest Base Camp Trek, Langtang trek, Makalu Base Camp Trek, Manaslu Trek, etc. In this article, we are discussing some best treks to do in Nepal.
1. Annapurna Camp Trek
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is also known as the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek. This is a moderate-difficult trek which is really beautiful. This journey will give you diverse Himalayan landscapes, remote villages, and rhododendron forests. The total length of Annapurna Base Camp is 67 km. Here one can experience a magical sunrise over the Annapurna ranges. One can visit here from March to May and from October and November. This is the other side of the Himalayas which is slightly different from Nepal. It takes around 9 days to complete.
- Start Point/End Point: Pokhara.
- Trekking Duration: 9 Days & 8 Nights.
- Trek Difficulty: Moderate
- Trekking distance: 67 Kms
- Best Time to do Annapurna Base Camp Trekking: March-May and from October- December.
How to reach Pokhara:
From Sunauli and from Kathmandu you can take a bus. Local buses are available at the New Bus Stand which is in Kathmandu. Luxury tourist buses like the Greenline are available at Tourist Bus Station.
One can take a direct flight from New Delhi or other cities in India to Kathmandu. After arriving at Kathmandu you can fly to Pokhara directly from here.
On the first day, you will arrive in Pokhara. Here you need to stay overnight.
Day 2 will start with a bus to Nayapul from where your trekking will begin. The first trek will be downhill to Birethanti by crossing a bridge built over the Burundi River. Following this route, the trek starts to climb upwards towards Ghandruk. Spend overnight at a lodge in Ghandruk.
You will leave the village of Ghandruk. You need to trek towards Sinuwa. Here you will be crossing several boulders. After that, you reach Gurung Village which is in Chhomrong. here trekkers will cross a bridge over the amazing Chhomrong River. After arriving at Sinuwa you need to stay here overnight.
Day 4 will start from Sinuwa to Deurali. Here you can experience rhododendron and Oak forest. Stay overnight at Deurali.
On this day you will begin the final stretch towards the Annapurna Base Camp. Here you will have 360-degree views of some of the highest mountains in the world around you. Trekkers will stay overnight in a lodge at the Annapurna Base Camp.
2.Everest Base Camp Trek
Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world. Which stands at 8,848m above sea level. There are mainly two seasons that you can visit Everest Base Camp in Nepal. One is Spring. Another one is Autumn. In the spring season, you will experience Clear skies the views are beautiful, and temperatures are comfortable. Late March-May, Late September-November is the best time to visit here.
- Start Point/End Point: Tribhuvan Domestic Airport, Kathmandu.
- EBC Trek Difficulty: Difficult.
- Everest Base Camp Altitude: 18,513 ft.
- Trekking Distance: Approx 130 km.
- Duration: 12 Days & 11 Nights.
3. Makalu Base Camp Trek
Makalu Base Camp Trek is one of the most adventurous treks for a mountain lover. This trek begins from Tumlingtar. Many of the trekkers consider it the hardest of all treks because of its landslip areas, narrow paths, lots of stone steps, etc. One can visit here during Spring and Fall.
- Starting From: Tumlingtar.
- Max Altitude: 5000m.
- Trekking level: Moderate to difficult.
- Duration: 13 Days.
- Best time to visit Makalu Base Camp Trek: During Spring and Autumn.
4. Langtang Trek:
Langtang is situated north of Kathmandu. Langtang Valley Trek starts at Kathmandu. Langtang National Park makes the location more beautiful for explorers. The Langtang Trek is for those who want to see something natural without having to travel long kilometers. September-December and March-May are the best seasons for the beautiful Langtang Valley Trek. The temperature and weather of the Langtang region play an important role in this trek. The summers are really very hot and have high chances of precipitation. In autumn the average day temperature is around 15 degrees. The weather of the Langtang region affects the Langtang trek difficulty. Extreme heat or extreme cold can ruin your journey.
- Starting From: Kathmandu.
- Total distance: 65 km.
- Trekking level: Moderate.
- Duration:8-9 Days.
- Best times to visit Langtang Trek: September-December and March-May.
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