Top 8 Trekking regions in Nepal | Trekking in Nepal
Published on: September 5, 2017
Nepal is one of the best trekking destination in the planet. Himalayan paradise with world highest mountain offers some of the base camp trekking in Nepal. Base Camp trekking does not go to summit more over it goes base of the High Himalayas. Depending upon the remoteness of mountains base camp treks are starting from a weeks to a months. Some of the base camps are facilities by tea houses where you can get foods and sleep overnight in a Guesthouse. In other parts where guesthouse is not available you have to be organized Camping trek.
Here are some popular regions for trekking in Nepal that takes you to the base of high Himalayas.
Everest Base Camp Trekking
There is no doubt Everest Base Camp is the most popular trekking base camp in the world. To see the world highest mountain is the dream of everyone in their life. Climbing to the Mt. Everest is challenging but may people want to see the and touch the base camp of world highest mountain. Trekking to Everest base camp you don’t need pervious experience unless you are physically fit and walk 5/6 hours continues in a day. There are very good lodges and tea houses available in base camp where you can also get good foods.
The trekking start with a short flight to Lukla from Kathmandu and trek goes through the Dudh Koshi river crossing several Sherpa villages, Buddhist Stupas, Buddhist monasteries, Mani walls and natural beauty of Sagarmatha national park.
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking
Annapurna Base Camp is lies in the elevation of 4130 M from sea level. This also popular trekking base camp. Base camp is surrounding by Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna south, Himchuli, fishtail and other several Himalayan peaks. Trekking starts from Pokhara and goes through the terraced rice paddies, Lush rhododendron forests, ethnic Guring villages and high Himalayas landscape with Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Range.
Entire the route tea house/lodges are available for accommodation and foods. Trekking to ABC is short and easy trekking comparing other base camp trekking. It is suitable for all trekkers who have normal health condition and can walk 5/6 hours in a day. Annapurna trekking is not only for adventures seekers, it is also worth for cultural aspect.
Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trekking
Dhaulagiri Base Camp is an adventurous but rewarding trekking in Nepal. The trekking is combining the beauty of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalayan range, local culture, the world’s deepest gorge and others. This is a camping trek where local tea houses and lodges are not available. Only the organized camping trek is possible to visit the base camp. Dhaulagiri base Camp trekking is little difficult comparing Everest and Annapurna. Even though if you have good health and can walk 5\6 hours and adjust camping accommodation this is the best adventure in your life.
This trekking starts from Beni and goes gradually to Dhaulagiri base camp and pass the French col pass and goes to hidden valley and trek further down to Jomaom and fly back to Pokhara.
LangtangRegion is an protected region occupied by Langtang Range and Langtang Lirung(7246m). Providing the close view of Manaslu, Ganesh, Shishapagna and many more, it also hosts the various natural and cultural wonders in the Himalayas of Nepal. Consisting the various pristine lakes with high eco-cultural significance, the traveler can espy Gosainkunda, Bhairav Kunda and Surya Kunda being nestled in the lap of mountains.
Langtang situated in the Northern part of Kathmandu, is very much popular for the rare and protected Red Panda. On the protected area of Langtang National Park, you can find various wildlifes such as Wild Boar, Cheetah, Himalayan Black Bear, Ghoral and Grey Langur.
Beyond Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Massifs, Mustangin the Northern part of Nepal, is popular for the last forbidden Kingdom in Nepal. It touches the end of the Tibetan Plateau, known to be the shadow region and once required the permit since the place was highly restricted. Mustang has distinct features regarding the nature and culture of the country.
The region sees bare rain constituting treeless barren landscapes and the dusty yet colorful hills evince the infinite beauty of nature. The place is also known to Mini Tibet and is highly influenced by the Typical Tibetan culture and lifestyle. The must place to visit is Lo-Manthang, the capital of former Kingdom of Mustang.
Mount Manaslu, standing at a height of 8163m, is the eighth highest mountain of the world. The region is rich in various forest and wildlife resources like Red Panda, Snow Leopards, Asian Black Bear, Musk Deer, Blue Sheep, etc. All the high mountains are inhabited by Tibetan Buddhist communities following the ancient culture and tradition with pristine lifestyles.
Upper Dolpo Trekking
Dolpo region is best for observing the different rain shadow landscape with stunning mountain various wild flowers, Himalayan Bluesheep, Snow Leopard and Himalayan griffon. In a semi-arid land between the Dhaulagiri massif and Tibetan range in the western part of Nepal lies Dolpo. The home to the deepest and one of the highest altitude lakes in Nepal, Dolpo only has few human settlement in the whole region.
The place got popularity after its location in the movie, Himalayas was nominated for the Oscar. With the stunning mountain, Dolpo provides you with an unforgettable lifetime memories to every travelers.
Makalu Base Camp Trekking
A challenging trek to the base camp of Mt. Makalu is fifth highest mountain in the world. Due to remoteness there is not lodges and guesthouses during this trekking. Tent accommodation is onely one option in this trekking.
Trekking starts from Tumlintar and takes to you to Arun valley, passes the large diversity of culture, indigenous rai and arrive at Base camp. Along the trail there are superb views of the south face of Makalu as well as Everest, Lhotse, Chamlang and Kanchenjunga.
Kanchenjunga Base Camp trekking
There are two base camp Kanchanjunga North and kanchanjunga South base camp. Trekking to the Kanchanjunga is an adventure journey where only camping trek is available. You can do one or both base camp by passing high margin la pass in between.
Kanchanjunga base camp trek starts from Teplajung with a short flight from Kathmandu and there are two ways to reach south and north base camp.