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20 Himalayan Treks in Nepal

20 Himalayan Treks in Nepal

20 Himalayan Treks in Nepal.

Where is Nepal? Have you been Nepal?   Nepal is between two big countries India and China.  Known as the Great Himalayan Kingdom. Nepal is an ideal place for Himalayan adventure, spiritual cleansing, Natural and cultural encounters. Here are different options for you to choose a different area of Nepal.  Trekking, Sightseeing, Day hiking, Rafting, mountaineering (known as Peak Climbing), Tours, Mt. Everest mountain flights, jungle safari and many more. If you wish to enroll in the ethnic and cultural celebrations, the diverse terrains of this country will offer 20 Himalayan treks in Nepal the best memories of a lifetime.

 Nepal has a lot of popular trekking destinations in the world. You can enjoy mild walks to the breathtaking treks in the same country. Spend 12 years in Himalayan as Team leader, Ace vision Nepal is known as Guided outdoor Travel Partner in Nepal and we recommended 20 Himalayan treks in Nepal. According to your Interest and Time frame chose your treks yourself and contact us now for more info.

1.  Around Kathmandu Valley

20 Himalayan Treks in Nepal

A magical City is known as Kathmandu either temple’s City. There are many amazing hillocks around the valley that offers ideal and easy hike experiences. It suits for those who are time-bound and prone to high altitudes. Some treks include-Chisapani Nagarkot Hike, Nagarjun Jamacho hike, and the like. These treks start from the Kathmandu valley and can be completed in a day. But you can extend it to longer days by adding sub treks.

Maximum Elevation: 2,545 meters

Trek Duration: 5 days

Trek Category: Easy

Accommodation type: Lodges, Hotels

Best Season: 365 days

Highlights

  • Cultural tour of the valley
  • Keep & Touch with Local
  • 360-degree view of Kathmandu Valley
  • Countryside settlements of the local villagers
  • Hardwood forests surrounding the valley
  • Moderate climate
  • Short time
  • A unique Diversity

2. Chisapani- Nagarkot Hike

Naturally rich hiking area Chisapani- Nagarkot hike, one of the most popular and nearest hikes around the temple’s valley. This route you walk through the evergreen hardwood forests. Also, the humid surrounding keeps you energetic along the walk. Enjoy Natural, which is always faceting for Human Beings.  

Culturally rich The Hike starts from Sundarijal a short drive to the northern Kathmandu valley. This is highly preferred by those who wish to enjoy a scenic and bit longer walks from the valley. Short and sweet Explore Flora, fauna with bird Watching.

Maximum Elevation: 2175 meters, Nagarkot

Trek Duration: 3 days

Trek Category: Easy

Accommodation type: Hotels, lodges

Best Season: 365 days

Trek Permits: Yes

Highlights

  • Exotic rivers and waterfalls en route
  • Diverse flora and fauna
  • Sunrise view
  • Langtang with Everest Himalayan range
  • Spectacular sunrise view
  • Bird Watching
  • Explore with Local People

3. Annapurna Circuit Trek

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Annapurna is the western region in Nepal. Annapurna Circuit Trek is a delightful trek in the foothills of the entire Annapurna Conservation Area. The trek leads you from the lush pastures to the Alpine forests. To conclude in the barren desert-like terrains of Manang and Mustang. And the bonus is every corner of the route promises a majestic view of Annapurna range. This trek offers a diverse trek route where you get a chance to accumulate as many memories as you like to.

Maximum Elevation: 5416 meters, Thorong La Pass

Trek Duration: 15 days

Accommodation type: Teahouse

Trek Category: Moderate

Best Season: March -May, and October- November

Trek Permits: TIMS, ACAP

Highlights

  • Thorong La Pass
  • Historical Muktinath temple
  • Meandering of Kali Gandaki River
  • Fossil   
  • Tilicho lake-  highest altitude Lake
  • Ethnic villages of  Magars and Gurungs
  •  Waterfall, Natural hot spring in Tatopani

4. Ghandruk Trek

 Geographically Nepal is a small country but rich in Cultural.  Ghandruk village trek takes you to the typical village of hillside Gurungs. It is a popular and easy gateway to Annapurna Base Camp Trek. On walking you explore the local tourism-related activities. Also, the museum in the villages adds joy to your trek. En route you walk past lush forests of Rhododendron and pines in an idyllic surrounding. The Snowcapped peak of Annapurna South, Himchuli with Fishtail.

Maximum Elevation: 1,940 meters

Trek Duration: 5 days

Trek Category: Easy

Accommodation type: Tea house, Hotel

Best Season: September- May

Trek Permits: Yes

Highlights

  • Short trek
  • Keep and Touch with Local People
  • Close mountain views
  • Ghandruk village
  • unique Gurung culture

5. Dhampus Village Trek

This Hike is popular in the foothills of the scenic of the Annapurna Mountains. The place is among the particular viewpoints in the Annapurna region. The scenic view of the Pokhara valley, Fewa Lake, and the World Peace Stupa are among the attractions of the place. On this trek, you enter into the world of serene surroundings, exotic landscapes, and amazing countryside views.

Maximum Elevation: 1,700 meters

Trek Duration: 5 days

Trek Category: Easy

Accommodation type: Teahouse

Best Season: All year round

Trek Restrictions: No

Highlights

  • Spectacular sunrise with sunset views
  • Involvement in unique Gurung cultural activities
  • Glorified mountain views

6. Jomsom Muktinath Trek

This Trek is one of the most in-demand and popular treks both in Nepal. The famous Annapurna Conservation Unit and harbors the highly religious Muktinath temple. The trek showcases the majestic peaks of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri and an intricate cultural balance among the diverse ethnicity. The trek transcends into a spiritually and culturally awakened journey to culminate at the Muktinath Temple.

Maximum Elevation:  3710 Meter

Trek Duration: 11-12 Days

Trek Category: Easy

Accommodation: Tea house

Best season: All around the Year

Trek Permits: ACAP

Highlights

  • Explore the holy temple of Muktinath
  • Experience the windy valley of Jomsom first hand
  • Mesmerizing Himalayan vistas in the Annapurna range
  • Take a rejuvenating bath in the natural hot springs at Tatopani

7. Everest Base Camp Trek

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Top of the world Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the beautiful and most trekked regions in Nepal. Many trekkers visit Nepal to hike in the Everest to enjoy the enticing Great Himalayan views. The trekking starts from Lukla a flight from Kathmandu Valley. Different glaciers, hanging icicles and the glamorous landscapes en route add adventure to your treks.

This trekking can also be done by a Helicopter. Everest Helicopter tour is perfect for those who don’t want to trek but still want to see Everest. As well as who are afraid of AMS.

Maximum Elevation: 5545 meters, Kala Patther

Trek Duration: 13-14 days

Trek Category: Moderate

Accommodation type: Teahouse

Best Season: October, November and March, May

Trek Permits: TIMS, Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit

Highlights

  • Namche Bazar- a gateway to Mount Everest
  • Tengboche monastery
  • Khumbu Glacier
  • Top of the world
  • Kala Patthar- the highest point of the trek- a vantage point for the Everest view
  • Visit a school established by Sir Edmund Hillary in Khumjung village

8. Rara Lake Trek

Remote villages Rara lake trek takes you to  Jumla and Mugu districts of Nepal. Also called as the “Queen of Lakes”- the lake provides you amazing experiences and peace. In this trek, you walk through the rustic terrains of the Trans-Himalayan Mountains. En route, you cross the ancient village of Mincha a village famous for Buddhist Stupa. This trek starts from Jumla a flight from Nepalgunj.

Maximum Elevation: 3,710 meters

Trek Duration: 10-11 days

Trek Category: Moderate

Accommodation type: Camping

Best Season: March- December

Trek Restrictions: Yes

Highlights

  • Remote Hike
  • A complete wilderness and solitude
  • largest lake of Nepal
  • Rara National Park- home for Musk deer, Himalayan Black Bear, Leopard, Himalayan
  • Encounter with people of mixed ethnicities: Gurung, Magars, Tibetan origins

9. Langtang Valley Trek

Nepal’s third popular treks Called Langtang Valley Trek. The hike starts from Syabrubesi- 8 hours’ drive from Kathmandu. This treks you will visit glaciers and snow-capped in a short distance from Kathmandu. You walk further through pine forests, stony streams, boulders, grassy meadows and wide pastures. Panoramic views of Mt. Langtang-Ri, Langtang Himal, Gajala Peak.  Langtang is rich in flora and fauna, with Home of red Panda  

Maximum Elevation: 4,984 meters

Trek Duration: 8-10 days

Best Season: March- May, and October- November

Trek Category: Moderate

Accommodation type: Teahouse

Highlights

  • Langtang National Park
  • Kyanjin Gompa and Langtang Gompa
  • Astonishing sunrise views from Tserko Ri
  • Gosaikunda, Vairab Kunda, Surya Kunda, Saraswati Kunda
  • Yak farms and Cheese factories
  • Extended pastures

10. Manaslu Circuit Trek

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History of the world, Gorkha is really famous.  The trek revolves around Mount Manaslu which is the eighth highest peak in Nepal. In this trek you witness epic sceneries crossing many suspension bridges. Also, temporary bridges of wooden planks in the higher altitudes. Less crowded with the best panoramic view of mountains and Landscape.

Maximum Elevation: 5,106 meters

Trek Duration: 14-15 Days

Trek Category: Moderate

Accommodation type: tea house and Hotel

Best Season: Autumn and spring

Trek Permits: MCAP, ACAP, Restricted area’s special permits 

Highlights

  • Larkya La Pass- the highest point of the trek
  • Remote trek route
  • Diverse and secluded topography
  • Beautiful traditional Gurung
  •  Tibetan-influenced culture
  • The less crowded trek area
  •  Best Mountain View

11. Upper Mustang Trek

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This trek offers a memorable experience in the rugged Trans- Himalayan region of Nepal. En route, you will have amazing views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and the other Himalayas. The trek starts from Jomsom to enter into the treeless zone of the rain shadow area of Nepal. The trail follows the ancient salt caravan route. White painted houses, extended barley fields; old Gompas, chortens and prayer flags beautify the place.

Maximum Elevation: 3,810 meters, Dhakmar

Trek Duration: 12-14 days

Trek Category: Moderate

Accommodation type: Teahouse

Best Season: March- May, and October- November

Trek Restrictions: Yes

Highlights

  • Oldest monasteries in the world.
  • Lo Manthang- the capital of the kingdom of Lo
  • Insight into Tibetan Lama Buddhism
  • Mysterious caves and geographical variations.
  • The Tibetan-influenced lifestyle of mountain people

12. Upper Dolpo Trek

The Upper Dolpo is a high-altitude, culturally Tibetan region in the far-western mountains of Nepal. Upper Dolpo trek is an adventurous peek into the hidden valleys in the rain shadow areas. If you visit the place in spring, you will have a high chance to witness the Yarsagumba Hunt. The trek starts from Jhupal, 2285 meters and passes through different giant peaks.

Maximum Elevation: 5,250 meters, Kang La Pass

Trek Duration: 25 days

Trek Category: Moderate

Accommodation type: Camping

Best Season: March- May, and October- November

Trek Restrictions: Yes

Trek Permits: Yes

Highlights

  •  Views of Dhaulagiri
  •  Bon Buddhists and their typical culture
  • High passes- Kang La, Saldang La
  • landscapes and gorges
  • Shey Gompa- 800 years old monastery
  • Snow Leopard, Blue Sheep
  • Phoksundo National Park- largest National Park in Nepal
  • Shey Phoksundo Lake- the deepest lake in Nepal
  • The nomadic lifestyle of Tibetan-influenced Buddhist people

13. Gokyo Valley Trek

Gokyo valley Trek is a valley of iced lakes and glaciers. The trail passes through the forests of rhododendron and oaks with diverse flora and fauna. Interesting is the waterfalls that are mostly frozen. The valley preserves different highest altitude wetlands and freshwater lake systems. The village is a home for solitary Tibetan-Buddhists– Sherpa’s with antique monasteries and cultures.

You can go on this trek as a part of EBC trek or you can go for the solo trek in Gokyo valley. The trek

Maximum Elevation: 5357 meters, Gokyo Ri

Trek Duration: 12-14 Days

Trek Category: Moderate

Accommodation type: Teahouse

Best Season: March- May, and October- November

Trek Permits: Yes

Highlights

  • Top of the world Everest view
  • The 5 emerald green lakes of the Gokyo region.
  • Gokyo Ri- the vantage point of the spectacular mountain region.
  • Huge ice ridge between Cho Oyu and Gyachung located in Khumbu region.
  • World’s biggest ice glacier- Ngozumpa glacier
  • Hospitable Gokyo village

14. Nar Phu Valley Trek

A remote and unique trek in Nepal. This is a rugged and wild trek in the north of the Annapurna region. The trek starts from Jagat following the popular Annapurna Circuit Trail and branches off from Koto in the off-the-beaten-path to the Nar Phu Valley. The valley preserves ancient villages and high altitude grazing valleys. You encounter the medieval Tibetan culture while in interaction with the locals of the village. Best Hiking place for less crowed area of Nepal.

Maximum Elevation: 5416 meters

Trek Duration: 10 days

Trek Category: Moderate

Accommodation type: Guesthouses

Best Season: April- June, and September- November

Trek Restrictions: Yes

Trek Permits: yes

Highlights

  • Amazing rock formations, glaciers, narrow canyons
  • Unique Himalayan and Tibetan culture
  • Restricted region
  • Varied cultures of the Trans-Himalayan Buddhist people
  • High plateau
  • High mountain Pass- Thorung La(5416 meters) and Kang La(5322 meters)
  • Ancient monasteries
  • Stunning mountain views- Annapurna panorama, Mt Manaslu, Dhaulagiri.

15. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

20 Himalayan Treks in Nepal

A panoramic Ghorepani Poon hill trek is the best Himalayan Hike in the Annapurna region. The Hike starts from Nayapul one hour and fifteen-minute drive from Pokhara. These treks take you to the typical villages of Gurung and Magar settlers. En route you cross Rhododendron blossoms, especially in spring. From Poon Hill, you will get the chance to view Annapurna range in your face and an alluring sunrise view. This trek we can do all around the year.  

Maximum Elevation: 3210 meters, Poonhill

Trek Duration: 5 days

Trek Category: Easy

Accommodation type: Teahouse

Best Season: March- May, and October- November

Trek Restrictions: No

Trek Permits: TIMS, ACAP

Highlights

  • Called as  Paradise of earth
  •  Annapurna Sunrise Views
  • Dense forests of Rhododendron and Oaks
  • Diverse landscape
  • Charming village settlements of Tamangs and Gurungs

17. Panchase Trek

 The summit of the Panchase hill is the famous vantage point for the spectacular Annapurna massif view. The diversity and natural beauty of the place allure you. The terraced rice fields, lush vegetation, and alpine meadows make the place heaven on earth. Religious sites like Siddha Baba, Panchase Lake, Boudha Stupa, Caves.

Maximum Elevation: 2517 meters

Trek Duration: 3-4 days

Trek Category: Easy

Accommodation type: tea houses, lodges

Best Season: Autumn and spring

Trek Restrictions: No

Highlights

  • Panoramic view of different peaks
  • 360-degree view of the Pokhara valley
  • Rhododendron forests
  • Bird-watching
  • Subtropical to temperate flora and fauna
  • Countryside experience

18. Mardi Himal Trek

Annapurna region has many trekking rough among them it is a short and refreshing trek in the surroundings of Annapurna Region. On this trek, you walk through amazing glacial villages and the unseen landscapes. During the spring you will walk through the Rhododendron blossoms. Also if you like to spend time with the locals then they have cozy homes ready for your service.

Maximum Elevation: 4,250 meters

Trek Duration: 8-10 days

Trek Category: Moderate

Accommodation type: tea house

Best Season: March- May, and September- December

Trek Restrictions: No

Trek Permits: Yes

Highlights

  • Mardi Himal Base Camp and High Camp
  • Less Crowed
  • Excellent views of Himalayan Peaks:  Fishtail, Annapurna and Himchuli peaks and Mardi Himal.
  • Stunning hill and mountain landscapes
  • Off-the-beaten-path
  • Villages scattered over the hills

19. Siklesh Trek

This trek takes you into the pristine hillside settlements on the lap of giant peaks. On this trek, you walk through the lush rhododendron forests and serene landscapes. While on your stay, you can join Rodhi Ghar- late night singing and dancing. Or you can have a look at the local handicrafts and tourism activities. Also, you can explore the rich biodiversity of the region.

Maximum Elevation: 2,000 meters

Trek Duration: 5 days

Trek Category: Easy

Accommodation type: Teahouse

Best Season: September- May

Trek Restrictions: No

Highlights

  • Gurung Village in Nepal
  • Insight into the long-preserved Gurung cultures
  • Best views of South Annapurna and Lamjung Himal massif

20. Kathmandu-Chitwan-Pokhara-Lumbini

20 Himalayan Treks in Nepal

Nepal offers unforgettable tours experience in a lifetime. As well as, A unique tour history all around the world. Ace vision Nepal offers a place of bliss for treks, tours and mountaineering. Nepal is culturally prosperous hubs of Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan, and Lumbini. This historical Tour explores these cities have hundreds of years of history and are ripe for exploration. The tour explores the charm of Pokhara and Kathmandu. The natural and cultural glory of Lumbini, Chitwan and along the way. The tour bound to give you a 360-degree preview about life and Cultural and Natural tour history.

Trek Duration: 7 days

Trek Category: Easy

Accommodation type:  Resorts, Hotels

Best Season: 365 Days

Trek Restrictions: No

Highlights

  • View of the snow laden mountains in Langtang, Ganesh Himal, and Everest Himalayan ranges from Nagarkot
  • Jungle safari of the Chitwan National Park
  • Tour of the historical cultural landmarks in Lumbini
  • Visiting sites like Phewa Lake, Mahendra Cave, and Davis Falls in Pokhara

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