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September 2, 2019

Five most popular trekking areas in Nepal

Nepal is popular for some of the best trekking areas in the world. This is due to the highest mountain peak Mt. Everest (Sagarmatha) standing in Nepal followed by a few other popular higher peaks of the world that are found in Nepal. Since Nepal is home to more than 300 mountains, there is a lot of opportunities for tourists to explore, trek, hike or climb mountains here.

Everest base camp trek

Everest trek
Everest trek

Every year hundreds and thousands of tourists visit Nepal to trek through the Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) region to relish the joyful glimpses of Himalayan mountain ranges.

The Everest base camp trekking starts from Lukla after taking flight from Kathmandu. Glaciers, hanging icicles and tantalizing landscapes can be observed across this trekking trail beside ancient monasteries and Sherpa culture.

A Helicopter trip can also be managed if you are not interested in a trek through and just want to peek into the Everest region.

Annapurna circuit trek

Annapurna
Annapurna

Annapurna circuit trek is another most popular destination for trekking in the world where thousands of tourists enjoy trekking every year. The captivating view of surrounding snow-covered peaks and suspension bridges that you come across while trekking through this region will mesmerize you for the time being which will, in the long run, be an unforgettable memoir for your lifetime.

Langtang valley trek

Langtang valley
Langtang valley

Trekking through the Langtang valley takes you through green forest, diverse vegetation and culture to the high alpine pastures, glaciers, and yak fields around Buddhist monastery- Kyagjin Gompa. Stunning views of Annapurna, Makalu and Tserko peak can be seen from this region besides observing the unique and ancient Tamang culture.

Manaslu circuit trek

Manaslu
Manaslu

Manaslu circuit trek goes around the Mt. Manaslu, which is the eighth highest peak in the world that stands in Nepal. Although this trek is considered to be one of the most difficult treks, it is also the most worthwhile trek as you can have lifetime unforgettable experience of observing clouds playing hide and seek game with the rocky landscape. Since these treks take you to the higher altitude you should be able to overcome the altitude sickness.

Attractive Tsum valley and Mu Gompa including Larke Pass are the main point of treks for adventure while trekking besides observing the primitive cultures of Gurung.

Upper Mustang trek

Mustang
Mustang

Upper Mustang trek takes you to the most popular trekking route which is comparable to a hidden and unexplored paradise on earth with its Himalayan ranges surrounding it.

The trekking trail that begins from Jomsom passes through a barren land that looks more like a desert. This trail will give you the breathtaking glimpses of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri peaks besides observing Buddhist prayer flags flapping all around the region.

Buddhist monasteries and Tibetan type of culture maintained by the locals are landmarking things to observe while trekking through this region.

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