Nepal is surely one of the most naturally diversified countries in the world, with extreme topography and climate. Not only does the county hosts the world’s highest peak, Mt Everest; it also is just about 160 km away from world’s deepest valley, Arun Valley. Such diversified topographical variance creates some amazing prospects for mystical Nepal treks. Some of the most popular treks are Mardi Himal, Everest Base Camp and Annapurna. Conquering these challenges rewards you with the best panoramic views of mountains and neighboring peaks.
Along with the challenging and thrilling landscapes, Nepal has luscious green vegetation. The variation in landscape and climate culminates in beautiful forests and meadows. The trekking trails are filled with some of the rarest natural vegetation. Nepal is also home to about 185 species of mammals, 900 species of birds and 182 species of fish. Sadly, some of its wildlife is endangered. So be ready to witness some of nature’s finest artistry along the trails of Nepal.
If you have a real passion for trekking, you must include these best Nepal trekking routes on your bucket list.
Everest Base Camp Trek
Everest Base Camp is undoubtedly the most famous trek route in Nepal. It is known around the world as the definition of an ultimate trek. If you want to observe both world’s tallest mountain and other other high altitude scenery, this is the trek for you. The trail comes with difficult yet satisfying challenges that will be rewarded with magnificent views. You will also have the chance to explore Sherpa villages and lifestyles. The glorious walk to the gateway to Mount Everest is one experience you really don’t want to miss.
Annapurna Circuit Trek
The Annapurna Circuit Trek is altogether one of the best trekking circuits in Nepal. The trail presents you with majestic views of the Annapurna range and green luscious forest of rhododendron. The trail passes through beautiful landmarks like Kali Gandaki, the world’s deepest gorge; Tilicho Lake, the world’s highest altitude lake; Rupse Waterfall, Poon Hill and many more. The Annapurna Circuit also offers a diverse trek route. The Annapurna Sunrise Trek offers one of the best short Nepal treks to witness the magnificent Annapurna region.
Manaslu Trek is a remarkable route. It boasts spectacular panoramas of Nepal’s peaks and some of the country’s best uncharted natural beauty. The route is filled with gorgeous fir, juniper, oak and rhododendron trees. Stunning views of Manaslu, Cho Himal, Himlung Himal, Nemjumj, Gyaji Kang, Kang Guru and Annapurna make all of your hardship worth it.
Mardi Himal Trek
If you are looking to get away from crowds and be one with nature, then look no further than the Mardi Himal Trek. It is one of the most underrated trek routes of Nepal. The route has luscious green forests, dazzling rivers and magnificent waterfalls. It offers extraordinary views of the Annapurna, Machhapurchre and Hiunchi mountains. This short trek is the best choice for a beginner looking for their first trekking experience.
If you are planning to trek around Nepal then these are some of best trekking routes you can add to your bucket list.