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Nepal is filled with its aesthetic mountain waiting for you to give life-long adventurous memories. The north of Nepal is also filled with some spectacular treks that'll give you the actual thrill of Trekking.

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Top 7 trails in Nepal

Nepal is filled with its aesthetic mountain waiting for you to give life-long adventurous memories. The north of Nepal is also filled with some spectacular treks that'll give you the actual thrill of Trekking. From classic Everest Base Camp trek to the latest Manaslu Circuit Trek, Nepal has the best trekking system worldwide. These treks will give you an up-close glimpse into the culture and livelihood of local people living in particular areas. Make sure you experience a good connection and thrilling experience with the locals.

To make your alarmed decisions before you come to Nepal, we have made a list of Nepal's top seven trekking trails. They are:

Everest Three Passes Trek

The Everest Three passes Trek takes you to the journey of the exciting Everest region, where you get to experience all the three passes, standing at an elevation of 5000m+. It's best for those willing to spend three weeks on the trails. 

This beautiful Trek may have some sections of Everest Base Camp trek, but it offers many astounding and majestic glimpses of mountains like Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Mt. Lhotse, etc. You will be crossing three passes to view these ice-giants: Renjo La, Cho La, and Kongma La pass. These passes will be there, making you feel safe and sound.

Quick info

Duration: 18 days

Max altitude: Kongma La passes (5535 m)

Getting there: 30 mins flight to Lukla

Start/Finish: Lukla/Lukla

Accommodation: Mostly teahouse

Difficulty: Challenging 

 

Manaslu Circuit Trek

The beauty of Manaslu Circuit Trek lies in its uncluttered nature form and how free of people it is. Manaslu Circuit trek has fewer people than the classic treks like Annapurna and Everest Base Camp Trek. 

Manaslu Circuit Trek came to high rise and has become more accessible due to new lodges and inn built during 2010. Since then, the Manaslu Circuit Trek has become a favorite of all the people willing to experience the raw nature and glimpses of glistening mountains.

Quick info

Duration: 15 days

Max altitude: Larkya La passes (5106 m)

Getting there: 8 hrs drive from Kathmandu 

Start/Finish: Soti Khola/Besisahar

Accommodation: Mostly teahouse 

Difficulty: Challenging 
 

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna Base Camp Trek, a classic trek, is for people new to Trekking and those who love it. ABC trek follows you to the deep moraines of glistening mountains and shows you the Annapurna Massifs. ABC trek offers the beautiful panoramic scenery of the naturally-blessed Pokhara valley. 

It's one of the beautiful treks that'll leave people in awe. Make sure you try this Trek if you ever set your foot in Nepal.

Quick info

Duration: 12 days

Max altitude: 4130 m

Getting there: 8 hrs drive from Kathmandu 

Start/Finish: Nayapul/ Nayapul

Accommodation: Mostly teahouse 

Difficulty: Moderate 

 

Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek is also considered a classic and most renowned trek. Thanks to Tenzing Norway Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary, it deserves its historical reputation. EBC trek offers many insider information; it'll help you connect to the local Sherpas residing there. This Trek also provides a lot of beautiful glimpses of mountains around the Everest region.

The reason why we enlisted EBC trek as number 4 is due to its enormous crowds. The main trail of the EBC trek is always very crowded in the peak trekking session. However, the Everest Base Camp Trek offers a new outlook on the trekking side if you ever try it.

Quick info

Duration: 15 days

Max altitude: Everest Base Camp (5364m)

Getting there: 30mins flight to Lukla

Start/Finish: Lukla/ Lukla

Accommodation: Mostly teahouse 

Difficulty: Challenging 
 

Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek

The Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek lies on the western side of Nepal. It's by far one of the very arduous treks that offer trekkers some constant challenges. It's more challenging than any other trek due to its prolonged altitude and no plain. You'll be spending 3 or 4 days trekking over the snow of 5000m without any easy descent. 

If you ever choose this Trek, then you'll be thrilled with the adventures that reside in these mountains. You'll be cherishing the memories forever and ever of all the hardships you went through. 

Quick info

Duration: 15 days

Max altitude: French Col (5360m)

Getting there: 8 hrs drive from Kathmandu 

Start/Finish: Darbang/ Marpha

Accommodation: Mostly Camping  

Difficulty: Very Challenging
 

Gokyo Lakes Trek

Like the first mentioned Three Passes Trek, Gokyo Lake Trek shares its significant portion with the Everest Base Camp trek. However, it's less crowded and more fun to witness uncluttered, raw nature. This beautiful Trek will take you to the west of the Everest region, where you'll get to see many glistening vistas of mountains. The main attractions of Gokyo Trek are the beautiful azure lakes of Gokyo. You could also trek a rocky peak called Gokyo Ri (5357m) and see the panorama of glowing mountains.

Quick info

Duration: 12 days

Max altitude: Gokyo Ri (5357m)

Getting there: 30 mins flight to Lukla 

Start/Finish: Lukla/ Lukla

Accommodation: Mostly Teahouse  

Difficulty: Challenging

 

Upper Mustang Trek

Our 7th most important Trek is none other than Upper Mustang Trek to conclude this list. The Upper Mustang Trek holds the signature arid, dry valley, namely Manang and Mustang. You'll witness the beautiful arid region filled with tasty apples that will savour your tongue in an intoxicating way. 

This region lies in the rain shadow of massive mountains like Dhaulagiri with the tint of brown and ever-falling sandstone cliffs. Upper Mustang used to be a valuable kingdom for the Tibetan people as this region was a trading point for all the foods and necessities. Enjoy every minute of Trekking in the Upper Mustang.

Quick info

Duration: 12 days

Max altitude: 3810 m

Getting there: 2 flights (Kathmandu- Pokhara, and Pokhara - Jomson)

Start/Finish: Jomson/ Jomson

Accommodation: Mostly Teahouse  

Difficulty: Moderate


Conclusion

This is how you can enjoy the seven trekking destinations of Nepal. You will even get to know about the varieties of culture, tradition social norms, and values of Nepal during your travel.