25 Best Treks in the Nepal for Adventure Lovers

  • Last Updated on Dec 8, 2022

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From popular Everest Base Camp to secluded Dolpo region, we bring you 25 of the best treks in Nepal, ranked according to the difficulty level of the trek – from the toughest to the easiest.Best Treks in NepalFirst thing first, the best treks in Nepal are not like walking in the park.

They are sure to test your physical and mental strength and endurance level. If you are keen to walk in remote trails of Himalaya, then these treks make for an incredible experience beyond travel. With my years of experience in mountain trekking, I’ve learned that trekking/hiking not only stretches your limits but also blesses you with the incredibly raw and rugged beauty of nature.

Without further ado, here are the top 25 best treks in Nepal which I have listed based on research and my opinion. Here I have included useful details like duration, itinerary, highlights, distance, and walking-time to complete each trek as well as their difficulties (a score out of 10).

The best treks in Nepal has been ranked on the duration – from #25 coming in as the toughest all the way to the easiest trek at #1.

25) The Great Himalayan Trail

Probably the best and longest treks in Nepal!
When it comes to challenging and epic hikes in Nepal, the Great Himalayan trail undoubtedly ranks at the top of the list. The Great Himalayan Trail is one of the longest and most challenging trekking routes in Himalaya of Nepal.

You will travel entire Himalayan landscapes from east to west, against the shadow of the world’s highest peaks. Covering nearly 1,700km in length and reaching the height over 6,000m, this trek is considered challenging than peak climbing expedition.

While on the trek, you will walk through the foothill of eight 8,000m+ peaks and countless 7,000m and 6,000m peaks. The Great Himalayan Trail in Nepal starts from far east Kanchenjunga region and ends at far west, Dolpo region; passing through popular Everest, Makalu, Manaslu, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri region.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty10
RemotenessVery Remote
Trek Duration90 Days
Best SeasonMarch to May and October to November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse/Camp
RestrictionYes
Required PermitsRAP, KCAP, MCAP, ACAP and national park permits
Max elevation6,000m
Accessible During Winter (Dec-Jan)No

Highlights:

  • Best views of eight out of fourteen highest peaks and countless other peaks
  • Entire view of Nepalese Landscapes
  • Tibetan influenced mountain culture and lifestyle

Lowlights:

  • High number of days and extremely high altitude
  • Zero luxury in most part of the trek
  • Sky-high expensive

24) Makalu to Everest via 3 Cols

The challenging high passes and remote trail makes Makalu 3 Cols Trek, one of the most challenging treks in Nepal. As the name suggests, the trail goes through the mountain range between 5th highest Makalu and Mt. Everest, 1st highest peak, crossing over three high passes of which two are over 6,000m. It is most challenging part of GHT yet many trekkers believe this trek as the most fascinating camping treks in Nepal.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty9
RemotenessRemote
Trek Duration30 – 35 Days
Best SeasonMarch – May and October – November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse
RestrictionNo
Required PermitsNational Park Permit and TIMS
Max elevation6,000m
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)No

Highlights:

  • Crossing of the most challenging Cols and passes of Nepalese Himalayas
  • Incredible view of lofty peaks – Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu and many others
  • Close cultural encounter of Sherpa and other ethnic community

Lowlights:

  • Camping at the elevation over 5,000m for several days
  • Using of climbing ropes to cross the pass

23) Upper Dolpo Trek

Upper Dolpo Trek is arguably the best challenging treks in Nepal. This trek takes you on an unmarked, unspoiled trail to most isolated Himalayan area near the Tibetan border Nepal. Hard to believe, Upper Dolpo Trek was opened only in the late eighties and the region falls on restricted area of Nepal.

It means you have to purchase restricted area permit to enter the region. Add to this, you need to be in at least two in a group and hire a certified trek guide or porter. In the book, “The Snow Leopard” – Peter Matthiessen havewell described the beauty of Upper Dolpo.

Likewise, Nepal’s first English subtitled movie, “The Caravan” was filmed in Dolpo Region and it was nominated for the Oscar Award in the best foreign language film category.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty8
RemotenessVery Remote
Trek Duration25 – 30 Days
Best SeasonMarch – May and October – November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse/Camp
Required PermitsRestricated Area Permit
Max elevation5,360m
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)No

Highlights:

  • Adventurous camping trek to the isolated and remote trans-Himalayan region of Nepal
  • Stunning view of Kanjirowa Himal, crystal mountain and more
  • Explore ancient monasteries of Dolpo district
  • Discover unique Tibetan Buddhist culture
  • Visit Shey Gompa – 800+ years old monastery at the foot of Himalayas
  • Crossing of Kang La (5,350m) and Jyagla Pass
  • Explore stunning Phoksundo Lake (Deepest lake in Nepal)

Lowlights:

  • Very basic tourism infrastructure

22) Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek

Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is challenging and truly a remote trekking adventure in Nepal. From terraced village in the Himalayan foothill to the high alpine pasture, unsettled valleys and dramatic views of high Himalayan peaks over 8,000m, this circuit trek is stunning and exciting at every stage. Likewise, the sheer isolation of trekking will surly quench your adrenaline thirst.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty7
RemotenessVery Remote
Trek Duration18 – 22 Days
Best SeasonMarch – May and October – November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse/Camp
Required PermitsRAP and ACAP
Max elevation5,360m, French Pass
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)No

Highlights:

  • Traverse through the high and remote French pass and Dhampus pass
  • Extreme and narrow trekking trail through dense forest into the high country to the base camp, snow and glacier
  • Spectacular views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Thorong Peak, Mt. Annapurna and others

Lowlights:

  • Hassle of carrying tents and other gears

21) Manaslu Circuit Trek

Manaslu Circuit Trek is one of the most recommended hike you will find. Not only will you admire the diverse landscapes and stunning granite pillars, but you will discover incredible mountain culture and lifestyle. Moreover, you will get the close glimpse of rural mountain lifestyle and culture.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty7
RemotenessVery Remote
Trek Duration18 – 22 Days
Best SeasonMarch – May and October – November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse/Camp
Required PermitsRAP, MCAP and ACAP
Max elevation5,160m, Larkya La Pass
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)No

Highlights:

  • Jaw-dropping natural beauty of forests, rivers and floral species of Manaslu region
  • Crossing of Larkya La Pass at 5,160m
  • Unspoiled and less commercialized trekking route
  • Typical ethnic village and tantalizing views of Himalayas

Lowlights:

  • Very basic accommodation

20) Everest Three Pass Trek

Be prepared for tons of ups and downs when you sign up for one of the best mountain hikes in Nepal. Everest three high passes trek is a challenging and ambitious trek as it includes climbing 3 crests connecting the four valleys of Bhotekhosi, Gokyo, Khumbu and Imjatse of the whole Everest.

And this high pass trek is often called a “Everest Circuit Trek”. Crossing the three high passes of Renjo La (5,388m), Cho La (5,380m) and Kongma La (5,535m) with summiting the three crests of Gokyo Ri (5,483m), Kalapatthar (5,545m) and Chhukung Ri (5,550m) offers lifetime experience in Himalayas of Nepal. At the end of trip, you will feel like conquering the whole world.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty7
RemotenessRemote
Trek Duration18 – 22 Days
Best SeasonMarch – May and October – November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse/Camp
Required PermitsSagarmatha National Park Permit and TIMS
Max elevation5,560 at Chhukung Ri
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)No

Highlights:

  • Up-close views of 4 highest peaks – Mt. Everest, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Makalu
  • Crossing of three high passes
  • Exploration of Khumbu Glacier and dreadful Icefall
  • An adventurous hike to Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar
  • Enjoying the grandeur of turquoise-tinted Gokyo Lakes
  • Close insight of mountain legend – Sherpa’s culture and lifestyle

Lowlights:

  • Not for fainted hearted trekkers

19) Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lake

Everest Base Camp Trek is well on bucket-list of most hikers but very few combines it with equally marvelous Gokyo Lake Trek. This Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek is perfect for those who wish to hike to Everest Base Camp and add little bit more challenge to the journey. Moreover, the trekking route is less crowded and offers more dramatic views than that of regular EBC trail.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty7
RemotenessNot Remote
Trek Duration15 – 19 Days
Best SeasonMarch – May and October – November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse
Required PermitsSagarmatha National Park Permit and TIMS
Max elevation5,545m, Kalapatthar
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)No

Highlights:

  • Adventurous hike to Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar
  • Less-trodden trekking route of Everest region
  • Magnificent views of Mt. Everest range and countless other peaks
  • Ngozumpa Glacier, Khumbu Glacier and Khumbu Icefall
  • Collection of high altitude glacier fed, Gokyo Lake
  • Sherpa culture and its way of life

Lowlights:

  • Remote and basic accommodation

18) Upper Mustang Trek

Consistently ranked among the best long distance hiking trails in Nepal, the Upper Mustang Trek takes you to the highly isolated and remote mountain terrain of Nepal.

The Upper Mustang region is hidden behind the Himalayan giants Dhaulagiri and Annapurna and lies in the southern border of Tibetan Highland. It is a restricted area, so you need to purchase special trekking permit through a registered trekking company.

The Mustang trail offers arid scenery, vertical rocky paths and stunning views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna, Tukuche Peak, Mustang Himal, Tilicho Peak, Arniko Chuli and many other spectacular peaks.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty7
RemotenessNot Remote
Trek Duration18 – 22 Days
Best SeasonJune – September
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse/Camp
Required PermitsRAP and ACAP
Max elevation3,810m
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)Yes

Highlights:

  • Tibetan Buddhist Culture, centuries-old monasteries, Arts and Jamaps
  • Amazing Tibetan-like landscape and up-close view of Himalayas
  • The isolated and formerly Tibetan ruled – walled city of Lo Manthang

Lowlights:

  • Strong winds

17) Annapurna Circuit Trek

If you want to enjoy the best long hikes in Nepal but want to ignore the crowds, then Annapurna Circuit trail is ideal choice for you.This Annapurna circuit trek goes through the diverse terrain of Annapurna region; offering you the remarkable views of Annapurnas, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Langtang Himal.

From lush terraced fields to high alpine forest and snowy barren landscape to Tibet-like landscape, this trek offers incredible geographical varieties in a single go.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty7
RemotenessNot Remote
Trek Duration14 – 16 Days
Best SeasonMarch – May and October – November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse/Camp
Required PermitsACAP and TIMS
Max elevation5,416m, Throng La Pass
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)No

Highlights:

  • Crossing of world’s widest pass – The Thorong La Pass at 5,416m
  • Diverse terrain due to high altitudinal difference – varying from 760m – 5,416m
  • Incredible view of 55km long Annapurna massifs

Lowlight

  • Road construction next to the trail at some part of the trek

16) Tsum Valley Trek

Rightfully deserving a ranking among the most famous hiking trails in Nepal, the Tusm valley Trek takes you to the isolated valley of Tsum valley nestled along the edge of gigantic Ganesh and Manaslu Himal.

This remote and challenging trek includes lush vegetation and wildlife along with the exploration of mountain cultures and traditions.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty7
RemotenessVery Remote
Trek Duration14 – 17 Days
Best SeasonMarch – May and October – November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse
Required PermitsRAP and MCAP
Max elevation4,000m
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)Yes

Highlights:

  • Close insight of Tibetan culture and tradition
  • Delve polyandry culture and pre-Buddhist Bon-Po culture
  • Explore centuries old – Mu Gompa, Ranchen Monastery, Milarepa cave and more
  • Witness the close view of Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh and other Himalayan peaks

Lowlights:

  • Basic Facilities along the trail

15) Narphu Valley Trek

It’s about time to explore the green valley and mountain scenery offered by one of the adventurous mountain hikes in Nepal. A Narphu Valley trek lets you explore the isolated ethnic communities and high Himalayas of Annapurna.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty7
RemotenessRemote
Trek Duration15 – 19 Days
Best SeasonMarch – May and October – November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse/Camp
Required PermitsRAP and ACAP
Max elevation5,416m, Thorong La Pass
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)No

Highlights:

  • Tibetan influenced culture and lifestyle in the isolated valley of Nar and Phu
  • Amazing walk via impressive rock structure, land formations and diverse topogralhy
  • Astonishing view of gigantic Himalayan chain – Manaslu, Dhaulagiri and Annapurna
  • Crossing of high and popular Thorong La Pass (5,416m)
  • Exploration of timeless chortens, Gompas, monasteries, prayer flags and sacred Muktinath valley

Lowlights:

  • Countless ups and downs

14) Everest Base Camp Trek

Renowned as the best treks in Nepal, the Everest Base Camp Trek offers you the perfect glimpse of the high summits on planet. Besides, you will get close insight of Sherpa people and visit ancient Tengobohe and Thami monasteries.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty7
RemotenessNot Remote
Trek Duration12 – 16 Days
Best SeasonMarch – May and October – November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse
RestrictionNo
Required PermitsSagarmatha National Park Permit and TIMS
Max elevation5,360m
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)Yes

Highlights:

  • Stand right in front of Mt. Everest and step foot on EBC
  • Kalapatthar, 5,545m – a popular viewpoint to witness sunrise and Himalayan peaks like Nuptse, Lhotse and Mt. Everest
  • Incredible trekking trail and remarkable mountain landscapes

Lowlight

  • You’ll have to walk up and down on more or less the same trail

13) Makalu Base Camp Trek

This gem in the central Himalayas is the country’s most iconic yet less popular trek. The Makalu Base Cmp Trek trail is blanketed with wildflowers in just about colors and once you get to the base camp, the views of Himalayas are just dramatic.

Some parts of trails are taxingly steep, though overall, no technical know-how is needed, unless you want to mix some adventurous side trips.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty7
RemotenessVery Remote
Trek Duration18 – 25 Days
Best SeasonMarch – May and October – November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse/Camp
RestrictionNo
Required PermitsRAP
Max elevation5,250m
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)No

Highlights:

  • Incredible Makalu Barun National Park with lush floral and faunal species
  • Dramatic and up-close view of world’s 5th highest Makalu peak
  • Less-crowded and less-trodden trekking trail
  • Dramatic Barun Glacier

Lowlights:

  • Basic tourism infrastructure

12) Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

If you want raw, rugged, unadulterated nature, then Kanchenjunga trail is the right option.Kanchenjunga, the world’s third tallest peak, straddles its eastern border with India and northern to Tibet.

In Tibetan language, Kanchenjunga means “five treasure of snow, which means the stunning mountain views. Kanchenjunga base camp trek goes through the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area, operated by local communities in partnership with WWF.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty7
RemotenessVery Remote
Trek Duration18 – 25 Days
Best SeasonMarch – May and October – November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse/Camp
RestrictionYes
Required PermitsRAP and Kanchenjunga National Park Permit
Max elevation5,143m
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)No

11) Annapurna Base Camp Trek

If Everest represents Nepal’s heart, Annapurna is insatiable appetite. Annapurna Base Camp Trek is 2nd most popular treks in Nepal, after EBC Trek. Join more than 20,000 hikers in peak season who enjoy the waterfall, Himalayas and lush geography of Annapurna sanctuary.

This adventure will take you along glacial rivers and through alpine gardens and meadows while you get to enjoy the magnificent views of valleys and mountain ranges.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty5
RemotenessNot Remote
Trek Duration18 – 25 Days
Best SeasonMarch – May and October – November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse/Camp
RestrictionNo
Required PermitsRAP
Max elevation5,250m
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)Yes

Highlights:

  • An authentic and diverse trekking experience in Himalaya of Nepal
  • Stand face to face to Himalayas – rising height more than 8,000m & 7,000m
  • Most accessible trekking routes of Nepal

Lowlight:

  • Tons of stair to tackle

10) Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

Some people dubbed “Langtang Gosainkunda Trek” as the best kept secret of Himalayas. It is also most accessible treks in Nepal: few hours’ drive and few days trek takes you to the wild vicinity of Langtang region.Langtang Gosainkunda Trek takes you the earthquake affected Langtang valley and sacred Gosainkunda Lake.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty5
RemotenessNot Remote
Trek Duration18 – 25 Days
Best SeasonMarch – May and October – November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse
RestrictionNo
Required PermitsLangtang National Park Permit and TIMS
Max elevation5,000m
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)Yes

Highlights:

  • Dramatic view of Langtang Range and glaciers from comfortable altitude
  • Exploring fascinating Tibetan-influenced Tamang culture and lifestyle
  • Exploring Sacred Gosainkunda lakes

Lowlights:

  • The region was severely affected in earthquake 2015.

9) Everest View Trek

Perfect short treks in Everest region!If you have less time in disposal but have a burning desire to enjoy the Everest, then Everest view trek is the best option for you.

You will hike up to Everest view hotel and Tengboche Monastery and enjoy the mountains in its all glories. Tengboche Monastery is the largest monastery in the Khumbu region; set against the incredible backdrop of Himalayas.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty5
RemotenessNot Remote
Trek Duration8 – 10 days
Best SeasonMarch – May and October – November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse
RestrictionNo
Required PermitsSagarmatha National Park Permit and TIMS
Max elevation3,870m
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)Yes

Highlights:

  • Close view of Everest and other mighty peaks
  • Exploration of significant Tengboche monastery
  • Cultural insight of Sherpa community
  • Exploration of Khumbu’s heart – Namche Bazaar

Lowlight:

  • Not dramatic as Everest Base Camp Trek

8) Khayar Lake Trek

A super alternative to crowded Annapurna Base Camp Trek! If you are planning for perfect week-long trek, a little off-the-beaten-path and with incredible views, this Khayar lake trek is a great choice. Rather than walking on well-marked trail, enjoy your week-long adventure on less-trodden but equally fascinating trekking route of Annapurna.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty5
RemotenessNot Remote
Trek Duration10 – 13 Days
Best SeasonMarch – May and October – November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse
RestrictionNo
Required PermitsACAP and TIMS
Max elevation3,640m
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)Yes

Highlights:

  • Enjoy the dramatic view of world’s highest peaks – Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and more
  • Walk through magnificent mid hill geography – lush forest, terraced fields and cultural villages
  • Walk to the sacred Khayer Lake at the foot of Annapurna South

Lowlights:

  • Less-developed trekking trail

7) Rara Lake Trek

Incredible mountain trek to the largest lake of Nepal! Rara is one of the best trekking destinations in western Nepal. The region is an adventurer’s dream as it offers relatively unexplored part of the county. Moreover, the lake and its surrounding landscapes are real boon for keen botanist and wildlife lovers.

The trekking trail offers magnificent countryside scenery, floral & faunal species, emerald lake and gigantic mountain peaks. In spring, the entire trekking trail is embellished with colorful rhododendron flower; changing it into earthy paradise.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty5
RemotenessNot Remote
Trek Duration10 – 15 days
Best SeasonMarch – May and October – November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse
RestrictionYes
Required PermitsRAP and TIMS
Max elevation3,050m
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)Yes

Highlights:

  • Explore largest lake of Nepal
  • Discover different species of birds and wildlife
  • Outstanding landscapes and mountain views
  • Explore the secluded and mysterious beauty of remote Nepal

Lowlights:

  • Countless ups and downs on rugged mountain terrain

6) Mardi Himal Trek

Located just east to the most popular treks in Nepal, the Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Mardi Himal Trek is less-crowded and intact trekking trail in Nepal. There’s very few treks in Nepal that incorporates such great diversity and brings you to the base camp gigantic peak in such short time period and without pushing your limits; like Mardi Himal Trek.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty5
RemotenessNot Remote
Trek Duration10 – 14 Days
Best SeasonMarch – May and October – November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse
RestrictionNo
Required PermitsACAP and TIMS
Max elevation4,500m
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)Yes

Highlights:

  • A great alternative to Annapurna Base Camp Trek
  • Tantalizing view of Machhapuchhre, Annapurna, Mardi Himal and other peaks
  • Less-crowded trails

Lowlights:

  • Less-developed and remote trail

5) Langtang Valley Trek

Most accessible mountain hike in Nepal, near from Kathmandu!

Langtang Valley Trek takes you to the remote and incredibly beautiful mountain landscape through magnificent Langtang National Park.Langtang Valley was severely affected by the devastating earthquake that hit Nepal in 2015 with significant casualties.

The destruction in the region was so bad that the Government of Nepal was forced to close the region for some months after the earthquake.

Huge landslide swept away the entire region and it took some time to bring the region back into a normal condition. But now the region is safe and your visit to this region would be a great help.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty4
RemotenessNot Remote
Trek Duration7 – 9 Days
Best SeasonMarch – May and October – November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse
RestrictionNo
Required PermitsLangtang National Park Permit and TIMS
Max elevation4,250m
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)Yes

Highlights:

  • Magnificent hiking experience in the Himalayas with stunning views
  • Great discovery of floral and wildlife species
  • Close insight of Tibetan influenced culture
  • Outstanding views of Langtang range and glaciers
  • Great help to raise the living standard of local people

Lowlights:

  • Devastated trekking trail

4) Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Most Popular low-altitude Mountain treks in Nepal! Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek combines intact natural scenery of the rhododendron forest and magical Himalayan views on the backdrop.

Every year more than 20k trekkers make their way to Poon Hill ridge (3,210m) to admire the spectacular sunrise view and 55km long Annapurna massif. The reason behind its popularity is easy accessibility and relatively easy nature.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty3
RemotenessNot Remote
Trek Duration05 – 10 Days
Best SeasonMarch – May and October – November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse
RestrictionNo
Required PermitsACAP and TIMS
Max elevation3,210m, Poon Hill
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)Yes

Highlights:

  • Magnificent sunrise view over 55km long Annapurna massifs
  • Close insight of mountain culture and lifestyle
  • Walking through lush rhododendron forest

Lowlights:

  • 3,500 stairs case

3) Ghandruk Trek

Best short treks in Nepal for time limited trekkers! Ghandruk Trek is popular low altitude trek that takes you to the cultural Gurung village (Ghandruk) through lush forest and countryside landscapes.

Along the trail, you will outstanding views of Annapurna, Nilgiri and other mountain ranges.It is best for physical and time limited trekkers.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty3
RemotenessNot Remote
Trek Duration3 – 5 Days
Best SeasonMarch – May and October – November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse
RestrictionNo
Required PermitsLangtang National Park Permit and TIMS
Max elevation5,000m
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)Yes

Highlights:

  • Stunning views of mountain peaks in short time period
  • Visiting local museum at Ghandruk

Lowlight:

  • Mountain views are not up-close as other treks in Annapurna region

2) Chisapani Nagarkot Trek

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek is one of the popular, short and easy hikes around the suburb of Kathmandu valley. Also known as Kathmandu Rim Valley Trek, this trek is a quick respite to your hectic schedule and allows you to enjoy the real boon of nature.

Chisapani Nagarkot Hike is often regarded as the best family treks in Nepal.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty3
RemotenessNot Remote
Trek Duration3 – 5 Days
Best SeasonMarch – May and October – November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse
RestrictionNo
Required PermitsNational Park Permit
Max elevation2,175m
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)Yes

Highlights:

  • Tantalizing sunrise and sunset view
  • Close glimpse view of local culture and flora and fauna
  • Stretching mountain views: from Dhaulagiri past Annapurna, Everest to Kanchenjunga

Lowlight:

  • Mountain views are not up-close

1) Nagarkot Day Hiking Tour

Most accessible treks in Nepal!

Nagarkot Day Hiking Tour is for those who have just a day in Nepal and wants to enjoy a great walk in the outskirt of the valley.

This hiking tour allows you to enjoy the magnificence of forest, meadows and farmlands along with culture and customs of the people along the way. Apart from countryside views, hikers will get to witness magnificent views of Himalayas including mighty Everest.

Trips FactsInfo
Trek Difficulty2
RemotenessNot Remote
Trek Duration1 Day
Best SeasonMarch – May and October – November
AccommodationHotel/Teahouse
RestrictionNo
Required PermitsNational Park Permit
Max elevation2,175
Accessible During Winter (Dec – Jan)Yes
Suman Aryal

Suman Aryal

Suman Aryal is Travel and Tour operator in the Himalaya since long. He organizes tours, trekking, hiking and climbing in Nepal. He loves writing related to travel and trekking in Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan.