Most Popular Trek in Nepal

  • Apr 10, 2022
  • Rajesh Thapaliya

There are lots of trekking destinations all over the world. Nepal is the most demanded trekking nation among them. In northern Nepal, there are thousands of beautiful snow-capped high mountains. Out of hundreds of different trekking destinations and regions, Everest, Annapurna, Langtang and Manaslu are the most popular treks in Nepal. 

The Nepalese Himalaya has eight highest mountains above eight thousand meters out of fourteen high mountains in the world. More than hundreds of trekking routes are in Nepal but there are only a few trekking trails that are common and commercial trekking regions.  Trekking in Nepal is a seasonable hike but every season trekkers can trek in Nepal. Not only to see the mountain in Nepal tourists are coming but there are also plenty of things to see and have real experiences in Nepal. Here are some trekking destinations that you may check and pick one of them.

Everest base camp trek
Everest base camp

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Are you looking for the best trekking destination somewhere else in the world? Nepal could be your destination where you have lots of choices such as a short trek, easy trek, base camp trek and adventure trek. There are hundreds of mountain trekking trails in Nepal. Some trekking trails and regions are very much popular. Here, you can see the most popular trek in Nepal region-wise.

 Everest Trek - Most Popular Trekking Destination

Everest trek
Mt. Everest

There are some different trekking packages in Everest Trekking according to the tourist’s time frame, physical fitness, interest, and budget. Everest is the highest mountain in the world so to be at the base camp of it, lots of people may have the desire. Even many people would like to see with their eyes direct and feel it. To get into the Everest trekking trekkers can start the trekking by flying to Lukla or driving to Salleri or Jiri. Trek start by flight will be shorter than by overland to reach its base camp.                                                     

 Everest view trek is the shortest Everest trekking. Trekkers will not be able to reach by doing an Everest view trek to the base camp but can see close. The Everest view trek is also known as the Everest Panorama trek. This trek is about one week trek of the Everest region.  Other the most trekkers do Everest base camp trekking. Everest base camp trekking is also known as EBC trek. About two weeks of Everest base camp trekking is done by thousands of trekkers every season. October to December and March to May are the best for Everest base camp trekking. Spring is the main time for climbing Mount. Everest, so there are lots of colourful tents for the climbers at the base camp during the climbing season. Gokyo valley trek is another worth trekking in the Everest region trekking.

There are several nice, clean and big lakes where we can see the miracle mountain in them. Lots of trekkers’ choice is Everest base camp but the view from the Gokyo side is far better. An amazing view of the Everest Himalayan range can be seen from the top of Gokyo Ri. There is one pass between Everest Base camp and Gokyo valley which is known as Cho la pass so some trekkers do combine trekking of Everest base camp and Gokyo valley.  For the adventure trekkers, EBC and Gokyo trek will be a nice treks. For more adventure Everest Trekking, Three pass trekking is the best. So, the Everest region is the most popular trek in Nepal.

Related:

  1. Everest Region Trek
  2. Annapurna Region Trek
  3. Manaslu Region Trek
  4. Langtang Region Trek

Annapurna Trek - Busiest Trekking Region in Nepal

Mt. Annapurna I (8,091m.)

Annapurna I (8,091m.)

As Everest Trekking, the Annapurna trekking region also has several different trekking packages as tourists desire. The trekkers every year and every season come to Nepal for trekking most of the trekkers trek to Annapurna trek. Annapurna Circuit is an adventure trekking of the Annapurna region. Annapurna circuit is also known as around Annapurna and Throng la pass trek. Every day there will be different scenery to see on this trek.

One of the world's highest Lake Tilicho is also on this trekking trail. The world’s biggest pass is Throng la pass. The day of the crossing could be challenging but will be fun. Annapurna base camp trek offers real nature with typical Gurung culture and much more. Ghorepani poon hill trek is short and easy trekking in the Annapurna Region. Mustang is also in the Annapurna region so Upper Mustang is known as Mini Tibet in Nepal.

The visitor can have the strange cultural experience of Nepal from the upper Mustang. Polyandry marriage system and sky burial can be found in this area. Mardi Himal trekking is one of the best trekking in the Annapurna region to see the scenic Annapurna Himalayan range. Mardi Himal trekking is another short and easy trekking of the Annapurna trek. Mardi Himal Trekking is a new trekking itinerary in the Annapurna region so not many people are familiar with this trail but it is fantastic trekking.  Khopra ridge trekking and Mohare danda trek are unfamiliar trekking but beautiful community trekking trail are in the Annapurna trekking region. Annapurna region trek is also the most popular trek in Nepal.

Related:

  1. Everest Region Trek
  2. Annapurna Region Trek
  3. Manaslu Region Trek
  4. Langtang Region Trek

Langtang Trek - Most Popular Trek for Religion, Culture and Birdwatching

Langtang trek
Langtang Lirung

 Langtang region trekking is one of the nearest trekking destinations from Kathmandu. Langtang trekking is less popular trekking than Everest and Annapurna but has totally different things to see and feel. Langtang trekking is easy trekking. Except for doing Ganjala pass trekking in the Langtang region, the rest of the trekking trails are very easy. Langtang valley was the most affected trekking trail by the earthquake in 2015 but it has been restored already and running well. 

Langtang area trekking has short to long trekking. Langtang valley trekking can be done in one week. Another one-week trekking is Tamang heritage trekking. Tamang heritage trekking is the best trekking to have the cultural experience of Tamang people. Tamang heritage trekking can be done all season in Nepal. Gosainkunda trekking is another trek to the Langtang area. Several beautiful lakes and scenic Himalayan ranges of Annapurna, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Langtang, and Tibet can see from this trek. There is a pass Known as Lauribina La pass which is the easiest pass of the other high passes in Nepal.

Related:

  1. Everest Region Trek
  2. Annapurna Region Trek
  3. Manaslu Region Trek
  4. Langtang Region Trek

Manaslu Trek - Most Popular Restricted Area Trek

Manaslu trek
Mt. Manaslu

Manaslu Trekking is another adventure trekking of Nepal. Manaslu region is a special trekking trail so trekkers need to have a special trekking permit for this. Manaslu trekking has two trekking packages T-sum valley trekking and Manaslu circuit trekking. 

Manaslu circuit trekking is also known as Larke pass trekking and around Manaslu trek. Manaslu trekking starts from a very low elevation to over five thousand meters above sea level. T-sum valley trekking is very beautiful trekking where we can see a big hidden mountain valley with farming land. Very old and historical monasteries are the main attractions of T-sum Valley trekking.

Rajesh Thapaliya

Rajesh Thapaliya

Namaste! I am Rajesh, a Nepal travel blogger who provides Nepal travel tips to travellers who are planning to visit Nepal and know about Nepal.

I am a tourism service provider in Nepal So far, I have been to the Nepalese Himalayan base camps as a tour leader and collected lots of information about the Nepalese Himalayas. You can find my experiences in my travel blogs, so it may make it a lot easier for you to travel to Nepal.

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