Top five trekking routes in Nepal

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Trekking in Nepal is the best adventurous journey that any mountain lover would love to opt for. There are many options and varieties. Moreover, Nepal is a combination of natural glory, mountains and cultural richness. Where could one find such a classic combo? Visit Nepal once, twice, thrice or multiple times, there will always be […]

Trekking in Nepal is the best adventurous journey that any mountain lover would love to opt for. There are many options and varieties. Moreover, Nepal is a combination of natural glory, mountains and cultural richness. Where could one find such a classic combo? Visit Nepal once, twice, thrice or multiple times, there will always be an interesting route unexplored. Besides, Nepal has a diversity when it comes to culture, nature, religion, landscape, geographical condition and climatic condition. From flats lands in Terai to highest mountains in the mountainous region of Nepal, Nepal has it all. The topography, geographical condition, altitude, climate, vegetation and biodiversity depends on the region you are travelling.

Are you already confused with so much of Nepal? We – Himal Eco Treks are here to help to resolve your confusion about which trek to opt for. There are many trekking options in Nepal to different region around Nepal. The difficulty level of trek varies from easy, moderate, difficult, strenuous to highly strenuous. If you are wondering about the bestselling travel packages in Nepal, then we have the following top five trekking routes in Nepal. They are the most cherished and most frequented trekking routes in Nepal.

Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp Trek is amongst one of the best-selling trekking packages in Nepal. It is an adventurous journey that takes you to the Khumbu region of Nepal, a home to the world’ highest mountain – Mt. Everest. The region is a divine form of natural, cultural and Himalayan beauty. It allows an opportunity to relish the magnificent views of mountains in Everest region. The awe trucking beauty of mountains like Mt. Tawache, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. AmaDalam, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Everest and Cho-oyuHimal is truly energizing. Amongst all, the moment of being on the top of the world – Everest Base Camp is a moment of pride.

The journey to Everest Base Camp starts with a flight to Lukla which is an exhilarating experience in itself. Upon landing on the airport, we will be already at one of the highest airports around the world. As we get out of Lukla, we can observe the change in atmosphere. The cold chills from the mountains and pristine environment! We follow a trail down to Dudhkoshi river and cross a suspension bridge over the river to ascend up to Phakding. We traverse through forests and enter into Sagarmatha National Park. We pass villages like Monjo and Jorsaleon the way to Namche.

Namche is a beautiful town in Khumbu region inhabited by Sherpa people. Moreover, it’s a business hub with hotels, lodges, guesthouses and an only gateway to the Everest. We pass the narrow streets of Namche and ascend up via undulating path up and down to Tengboche. At Tengboche, we can visit Tengboche monastery which is the largest monastery in the region. From Tengboche, we can get some close of views of mountains in Everest region especially the peaks of AmaDablam that rises just above the monastery. Further, we walk pass Dingboche and Lobuche to Gorekshep. A little walk from Gorekshep and we reach the dream destination of many – Everest Base Camp. From the base camp, we hike up to Kalaptthar for some soothing views of sunrise over the panoramic views of mountains in Everest region.

The mountain views, Everest, vibrant Sherpa villages, traditional people, their culture, lifestyle and rich ecosystem of Sagarmatha National Park makes Everest Base Camp totally worth it.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna Base Camp

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the most cherished and one of the most frequented trekking destinations in Nepal. It takes you deep into Annapurna region which is a classic version of lush hills, valleys, forests, rich biodiversity and staggeringly awesome mountain peaks. The trek allows you to witness the beauty of Annapurna massif as you walk through the pristine environment of Annapurna Conservation Area. Annapurna Sanctuary is the major highlight of this trek that allows you to rejoice the glory of mountains from very close. As you reach the base camp, your eyes will wander around the majestic mountains in the sanctuary. You will get lost as your eyes wander from one peak to another.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is an easy trek that is intended for fun and pleasure. You will never get tired or bored because there is so much to explore and so much to learn. Annapurna Base Camp Trek gives you a great insight on the natural and cultural heritages of Himalayan country- Nepal. It takes you to the Himalayan region and allows you to get close to diverse group of people, wildlife, vegetation and ecosystem. Moreover, it blesses you with the magnificent views of mountains that includes Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Glacier Dome, Gangapurna, MacchapucchreHimal, Nilgiri, etc.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek starts with a scenic drive to Pokhara city, a popular touristic hub in Nepal. From Pokhara, we further drive to Nayapul which is the commencement point of the trek. We start our trek with a walk along the foothills of Annapurna massif. We slowly ascend up and traverse into Annapurna Conservation Area. We pass dense forests of rhododendron and ethnic villages like Ghandruk, Chomorong, Bamboo and Deurali on the way to Annapurna Base Camp. At the base camp, we will be blessed with the breathtaking views of mountains like Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, Machhapucchre and Annapurna Himal. As we get into the Annapurna Sanctuary, we will be blessed with the magnificent 360 degree views of Annapurna ranges and Annapurna glaciers.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a best trek to experience the real essence of Himalayas and ethnic people. It is a natural and cultural trek that allows you to endure the intensive glory of this Himalayan nation – Nepal.

Langtang valley trek

On the way to Langtang Valley

Langtang valley Trek takes you to one of most beautiful locations in Nepal and also included in Top five trekking routes in Nepal. Owning to its stunning landscape and authentic culture, Langtang valley used to be number one choice of many fellow travelers. But the region lost its charm after massive destruction of infrastructures by the devastating earthquake in 2015.  People lost their lives, their homes and were forced to leave the place. But now the scenario has completely changed, the devastated region has now turned into a newly developed settlement region. Langtang region has now been renovated with new houses, new infrastructures and are ready to welcome travelers wholeheartedly. After a long lost charm, the valley is getting many travelers lately. the stunning landscapes, Himalayan views, authentic culture and warm hospitality of people in the guesthouses.

The trek to Langtang valley starts with a drive to Syabrubensi. From here, we traverse deep into Langtang National Park and pass the magnificent forests, alpine meadows and yak pastures to enter into Langtang valley. The valley has a wild landscape with glorifying views of mountains in the backdrop. We hike up to KynajinRi in the valley which is a beautiful viewpoint to relish the magnificence of Langtang valley and Himalayas. KynajinRi, a gompa in the valley and local cheese factory are some highlights of Langtangvalley Trek. In the valley, you can notice the spiritual vibes of Buddhism. The prayer flags, mani walls, stupas and gompas on the way reflect the Buddhism religion prevent in those area. Moreover, the local folks in the region are a traveler’s delight. They are so calm and cheerful despite of their traditional lifestyle which is an inspiration for any travelers.

Ganesh Himal Trek

On the way to Ganesh Himal Base Camp

Ganesh Himal Trek takes you to the central east region of Nepal and one of the Top five trekking routes in Nepal. It is not so frequented by tourists but is getting a lot of attractions lately. The clear blue sky, terraced farmlands, lush hills, ethnic villages, rich culture and the gorgeous Ganesh Himal are the major highlights of this trek. Ganesh Himal is named after the elephant headed deity Lord Ganesha. He is worshipped as the God of good luck and fortune. The trek traverses through a portion of Langtang National Park and passes some charming Tamang villages enriched with traditional people, traditional lifestyle and their authentic culture.

Ganesh Himal Trek starts with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Betrawati. From Betrawati, we start our actual trekking journey. We trek to Kispang and then to Thulochaur. From Thulochaur, we walk pass villages like Gonga, Rupchet and Kharka to reach Singla pass at the elevation of 4100 meters. Further, we trek down to Borang and then to Jharlang. Then we conclude our trek with descend down to KitangPhedi and then to DhadingBesi.

Ganesh Himal Trek is a moderate level trek that offers one of the best trekking experiences in Nepal. So, immerse into local culture and divine beauty of peaks in Ganesh Himalrange with Ganesh Himal Trek.

Phoksundo Lake Trek

Phoksundo Lake

Among the many beautiful places in Nepal, Phoksundo lake is one of the exotic locations to be at. The lake in the backdrop of beautiful Himalyas is something magical; a surreal experience. Located in Dolpo region of Nepal, Phoksundo lake is a short and easy trek that takes you to the deepest lake of the world i.e. to the Phoksundo lake.Phoksundo lake is a beautiful lake formed by a dam near the Ringmo village and the lake is accompanied by a beautiful waterfall that cascades down to the lake. The waterfall is also popular as the Suligad waterfall.Phoksundo lake trek allows you to traverse into the Dolpo region and experience the authentic Bon po religion. The region allows us to experience the amazing mix of natural and culture.

Phoksundo lake trek starts with a flight to Nepalgunj which is followed by a flight to Juphal. From Juphal, we walk along a remote terrain to pass traditional and picturesque villages like Dunai, Chhepka,Jharana and Shyanta. As the trail traverse through SheyPhoksundo National park, one can witness the rich biodiversity and ecosystem within the park. A final walk to the Phoksundo lake will reward us with the magnificent views of lakes, Himalayas and shimmering waterfall. The natural glory, mountain beauty, lakes and authentic culture as a whole makes Phoksundo lake trek one of the best trekking routes in Nepal.

So, these are the top five best trekking routes in Nepal that offers natural and cultural wonders in abundance. If you are visiting Nepal any sooner, make sure that you choose any one of them. And, do not forget to contact your reliable travel partner – Himal Eco Treks for more info.

So, Visit Nepal in 2020 and make the Tourism year 2020 a huge success. Nepal and entire Himal Eco Treks is ready to welcome you wholeheartedly!

If you are looking for such kinds of trekking and tour in Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan, Please contact us at info@himalecotreks.com or bharat@himalecotreks.com

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