10 Best Treks in Nepal you must Go

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10 Best Treks in Nepal you must Go
5 January, 2020 0 Comments

"10 Best Treks in Nepal you must Go

Trekking deals with some form of walking undertaken with some specific purpose of exploring the beauty and enjoying the scenery. When you go trek, you not only maintain your physical health but your mental health as well.

It is one of the most considered types of meditation as well where you can calm up your body and your mind through the immense beauty of nature. Hence, if you are in Nepal and a trekking Solo or with Partner, I am here to suggest you 10 best altitude treks in Nepal below.

1. Everest Base Camp Trek

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Everest base camp trek is ne of the most famous treks of Nepal, with starts from the most beautiful scenery of the Khumbu region that wins the heart of every trekker over here.

This place encompasses the best and beautiful areas; one of them is the Namche bazar, also called as the gateway to Everest. This trek might be risky.

Still, it is worth a shot because it leads you to the most mesmerizing and the world's highest peak in the world, Mount Everest, along with other beauties along with the view of beautiful mountain peaks, the Khumbu icefall, Khumbu glacier and many more.

The best time to go trek here is the pre(Feb, Mar, Apr, May) and post-monsoon (late Sep, Oct, Nov, and December) season. It is also possible to trek here in Feb and early September, but being kinda risky above mentioned months is better preferred.

2. Annapurna Base Camp Trek

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Annapurna base camp trek is the 2nd most famous and wonderful treks among the 10 in Nepal. The meaning of Annapurna in Sanskrit means the goddess of food.

This place is not just famous for its monetary views but also for the travel destination like Pokhara, which lets you make moments remember for lifetime letting you do things apart from trekking.

It encompasses the other most traveled villages like the Poonhill, Tadapani, and Deurali. This Annapurna base camp trek is the one that leads you to know about the culture and traditions of the Nepali people and will make you fall in love with the beauty of the country Nepal and even lets you enjoy the eye keeping scenery of the Mount Annapurna at the end.

The best time for going to ABC trek is from premonsoon(Feb,March,April,may) ad post-monsoon (late sep ,oct,nov and dec) season. June through Sep is the riskiest of all when the rocks fall, and landslides are most likely to occur because of the rainfall.

3. Upper Mustang Trek

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Mustang is the most visited site by every Nepali out there, as it is effortless to encompass and makes you go through bikes as well. Most students even visit this place on their off to school/college season but are also very much considered for travel trek.

It is one of the most unique and different trek destinations of Nepal with its dry and windy landscapes. It is the most remote place. However, it has well preserved the Tibetian Buddhist religion in practice in the entire world.

Upper Mustang was once the trade place of Nepal and Tibet, and the culture of Tibet profoundly influences the mustang. Except for late December to the beginning of march, rest other months, including October and November, are okay to trek upper mustang with no risk of snowfall.

4. Manaslu Circuit Trek

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One of the highest peaks in the Gorkha district, Mt Manaslu, lies to the east of Annapurna that lets you view the glorious view of the Manaslu region. This mountain is also called the mountain of spirits, naming it Manaslu from a Sanskrit word Manasu meaning souls.

While in the way of Manaslu circuit trek, you will encounter ancient salt trading routes and enjoy the white water rapids of Budhi Gandaki river. The trail of the Manaslu Circuit also ascends to the Larkya La from where breath-taking views of the glacier terrain can be seen.

Also, it is provided with a conservation area that compromises the subtropical Himalayan foothills to arid Trans-Himalayan high pastures bordering Tibet.

Spring and autumn are the best seasons to go for Manaslu circuit trek. During the spring season(March, April, May) is the best for Manaslu trek to see the high mountains, including Manaslu, with snow when the weather is calm and clear.

5. Annapurna Circuit Trek

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Annapurna circuit trek is a trek within the mountains of central Nepal. This trek mostly takes about 18-21 days if you are for full trekking along with side treks, as well.

This trek crosses two different river valleys and encircles the Annapurna massif. Annapurna circuit treks offer you a wide range of climatic zones from tropic to artic with the close-up view of Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, Gangapurna, Tilicho Peak, Pisang Peak and the Paungda Danda and Numerous other peaks of 6000-8000 meters in elevation also rise from the Annapurna range.

The trek to Annapurna circuit is possible at any time of the year; however, the best time is the autumn season(Sep, Oct, Nov), and after autumn, spring is the second-best time for trekking here in Annapurna circuit.

6. Annapurna Panorama Trek

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Most easy to encounter, the Annapurna panorama trek is done to view the beautiful panoramic view of the Annapurna massif that takes to at an altitude to enjoy the views of the mountain up close in Annapurna region.

Poonhill is the major attraction of this trek where trekkers can wake up early morning and can go to see the sunn rising across the mountain ranges, which is the most inexpressible view you can ever see.

The view is just breathing taking and looks so heavenly. Views of Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Annapurna South, Nilgiri, and Mount Dhaulagiri along the trek are marvelous.

The trek to Annapurna panorama trek is considered suitable during the spring season while the sky is clear, and the temperature is warm with high visibility of peaks and landscapes.                            

7. Everest Gokyo Lake Trek

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Everest Gokyo lake trek is one of the most famous trek routes in the Everest region. The trek to the mesmerizing lake Gokyo is once a lifetime thing. This lake, Gokyo, is considered sacred by the Hindus and the Buddhists.

Gokyo lake is the workds highest freshwater lake system compromising six main lakes. About 500 Hindus take a bath in this in the festival of Janai Purnima during the august season.

This site is considered as the place of 'Nag Devta.' The major highlights of the trek to Gokyo lake are the Ngozumpa glacier, the highest glacier in Nepal, and a climb to Gokyo Ri. March to May and Sep to December are the best time for the Everest Gokyo lake trek.

8. Langtang Valley Trek

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Located in the north of Kathmandu, Langtang valley trek is one of the top trekking destinations in Nepal it starts from Syabrubesi encompassing beautiful alpine forest, extended pastures, glaciers, rives and breathtaking Pekas bordering Tibet.

This also passes through the first Himalayan national park; the Langtang national park, where the high altitude sacred lake of Gosainkunda falls. The sight of Langtang living Himal is a not to miss the view.

However, sights of the mountain peaks like the Ganesh Himal, the Tserko RI, the Kyanjin RI, and the Dorje Lakpa also make trekking quite majestic. The best time to try the Langtang valley in autumn. Sep to mid-Dec is the best time when the weather is warm is stable.

9. Kanchenjunga Trek

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The most beautiful trekking trails in Nepal, Kanchenjunga trek, is the visit to the world's 3rd highest mountain that lies partly in Nepal and partly in Sikkim of India.

It is is also called the "five treasures of the snow" named after its high five peaks. The mountain is always worshipped by the people of Darjeeling and Sikkim.

It is one of the treks that will offer you the beautiful varieties of flora and fauna in eastern Nepal. The Kanchenjunga trek is another range lying above 8000m, and it encompasses the villages of Rai and Limbu ethnic people during your way to the Kanchenjunga trek.

The best time for Kanchenjunga trek is from early March to mid-May and from Oct to late nov avoiding the monsoon season.

10. Makalu base camp trek

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The fifth highest mountain range in the world, mount Makalu, starts its trek from Tumlingtar in the mid-eastern region. This is also a high altitude trek that takes you in lower landscapes of lush rhododendron forest, picture-perfect Gurung villages, river valleys, and Makalu Barun national park.

The shape of Makalu is like the four-sided pyramid. The Arun valley is its major attraction; however, this attracts very fewer tourists compared to others because of remote accessibility and off beaten trekking trails.

The Barun Valley along the trek provides stunning contrasts, where high waterfalls cascade into deep gorges, craggy rocks rise from lush green forests, and colorful flowers bloom beneath white snowy peaks.

The unique landscape of the region shelters some of the last pristine mountain ecosystems on Earth. The best for Makalu base camp trek is from sep-nov and march-may when the passes are less likely to be covered with snow.

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