Top 5 treks in Nepal in Nepal
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking – one of the most popular trekking trips – includes varied landscapes in the Annapurna region of the central Himalayas. This place is also known as the Annapurna Sanctuary – as located in one of the largest nature conservation area and holy for the local inhabitants. The trek offers splendid views of the mighty Himalayan peaks and showcases distinct cultural heritages of local people.
The beautiful views of the Himalayas you can sight include: Annapurna massif’s Annapurna I (8,091 m/ 26,545 ft), Annapurna South (7,219 m/ 23,684 ft), Annapurna III (7,555 m/ 24,786 ft), Gangapurna (7,455 m/ 24,457 ft); Dhaulagiri Range’s Dhaulagiri I (8,167 m /26,795 ft), Dhaulagiri II (7,751m/ 25,430ft), Dhaulagiri III (7,715 m/ 25,311ft); and others such as Himchuli (6,441 m/ 21,131 ft) and Machapuchhre (6,993 m/ 22,942 ft).
The bowl shaped Annapurna Base Camp – surrounded by mighty mountain peaks – is located at 4,130 m/ 13,549 ft above sea level just after Machhapuchhre Base Camp. Trekking to Annapurna Base camp is spectacular to explore villages, cultures, and rural lifestyle close-up with walking in the forest and farmed terraces of mid-hill Nepal.
Everest Base Camp TREKKING
Everest Base Camp Trek offers a once in a lifetime experience to trekkers and proves to be an iconic trip to the Himalayas. Everest Base Camp Trek is exactly the route that has been used by scores of famous mountaineers during their expedition adventure to the highest point on earth. Although this is a quite crowded trekking route, thousands of trekking aspirants want to be in this route to be at the Base of the Mt. Everest and experience the joy of seeing the highest mountain peak of the world along with other numbers of gigantic peaks.
Several suspension bridges, prayer flags, mani walls and monasteries in addition to the magnificent mountains come across the trail add to your trek experience. A close look at the Sherpa lifestyle living in the higher Himalayan region with their distinct culture is an attraction of the trip.
The real thrill of the adventure begins with the flight to Lukla. The flight along the Himalayan peaks crossing various dotted settlements, forests and streams is really adventurous. The overall experience of this trekking tour to the Everest base camp is inexpressible in mere words. It’s a simply wonderful feeling that stays with you for the lifetime.
Manasalu Circuit Trekking – that circles the massif of Manaslu or often called as Gorkha massif where Mt. Manaslu 8,163 m/…..ft peak is located – is a wonderful trekking experience in the secluded Manaslu region and Nubri Valley of the Nepal’s central Himalayas. The trek leads along the Budhi Gandaki River Valley to enter the spectacular Nubri Valley in the Manaslu region. Manaslu Circuit Trekking is one of the most enjoyable in the Himalayas given the least number of visitors so far.
The High Himalayan pass at an elevation of 5,160 m/ ………ft namely Larke La Pass is the major highlights of the trek. Several days of traversing the beautiful mountain trails walking past wonderful villages with diverse culture gives a real experience of richness in Nepal. The trekking throughout the Nubri valley adds spiritual charm on top of the natural beauty and lifetime experiences.
Langtang valley Trek is in Langtang Region – the north-central Himalayas straight north of Kathmandu valley that borders with Tibet autonomous region. This trek follows in a narrow gorge up to the wide pastureland valley surrounded by mighty Himalayan peaks. The 2015 Earthquake destroyed the beautiful Langtang Village – swept by an avalanche from the Langtang Lirung Himal and killed estimated 300 people including approximately 80 tourists. Now, the village is ready to welcome you again.
Throughout this trek, you will never feel deficiencies of adventure, scenery and exhilarating destination experiences. The trek does not only provide close look at the mountains but also into the Sherpa and Tamang lifestyles – two ethnic communities living in the Himalayan region of Nepal. You can immerse yourself into inside-life of locals, beautiful forests on the way and mesmerizing mountains. Some of the notable peaks Langtang Lirung 7,234 m/ 23,734 ft, Langtang Ri 7,205 m/ 23,638 ft, Langsisa Peak 6,427 m/ 21,086 ft, Yala Peak 5,520 m/ 18,110 ft, Ganjala Peak, Ganja La pass and so on.
ANNAPURNA CIRCUIT TREK
During the Annapurna Circuit Trekking you encircle the majestic Annapurna massif. Also known as Round Annapurna Trek, it was nominated one of the best trekking trail of the world earlier. The trekking provides unmatchable experiences of walking through a river valley, and to the arid zone of high Himalayan landscape including the adventure experience of crossing over the high Himalayan pass.
Annapurna circuit trek starts from Jagat after a long and tiresome drive from Kathmandu or Pokhara. The trail goes along the Marshyangdi river valley starting at a lower altitude and advancing to higher elevation.
The adventurous trek bestows with the spectacular beauty of Himalayan peaks from Dhaulagiri massif, Annapurna massif, Lamjung Himal, Manaslu range in which three peaks above eight thousand meter located. Not only the scenic beauty, the trek also confers a challenging task of walking through a high Himalayan alpine arid zone with less oxygen and cross over the high Himalayan pass called Thorong-La (5,416 m/ 17,769 ft) from one valley to another. Annapurna Circuit trek or popularly known as Thorong La pass trek as well undeniably gives you a chance to experience multi-cultural life of Nepal with various ethnic flavour. Majority of people, place, and shrines in the higher Himalayan region belongs to the Buddhist philosophy, and lower settlements of mid-hill region and the river banks are filled with Hindu philosophy. Once nominated the best trekking trail of the world, Annapurna Circuit trekking is a wonderful amalgam of adventure, culture and nature.