On 24 June 2020, the lonely planet released its list of top 10 best treks in the world. Choosing the best treks among the sea of beautiful treks around the world is indeed a debatable topic. However, nobody has traveled the world as much as the team of the lonely planet has done. So it is fair that they have come to this conclusion because of their experience. And the list has got some of the best trekking trails in the world. And the delighting news for Nepalese and mountain lovers is that Everest Base Camp trek located in Nepal jammed its place in number 4 position. It is thrilling that from numerous places in the world, Everest Base Camp Trek made it one the 4th place on the list. Also, if you have ever been to Nepal and did Everest Base Camp Trek, then you would completely agree why it has got the 4 positions too.
The list includes amazing trekking destinations across the world. The trek that holds the top position is of GR20 trek in France. Which is followed by Inca Trail in Peru. The third in the rank is Pays Dogon, Mali. Fourth is Everest Base Camp Trek, the fifth position holder is Indian Himalayas, India. Likewise, on the sixth is Routeburn Track, New Zealand, and at the seventh position is Overland Track, Australia. In the eight positions, we have the Narrows, USA. Furthermore, in the ninth and tenth positions, we have the Haute Route, France-Switzerland and Baltoro Glacier & K2, Pakistan respectively. So these are the best treks in the world as per the lonely planet.
Why is EBC trek, one of the best treks in the world?
If you have never been to Nepal but in love with the mountains and an individual with a healthy obsession with the culture of the Himalayas, then you are in for a good surprise. Because not only is Everest Base Camp trek is known for breathtaking mountain views but it is also famous for allowing interacting with the people of the Sherpa community. At every stop on the trail, the splendid mountain views will make your journey beautiful and worthy of every minute of your life spent in the mountains. To make your journey even more interesting, you will occasionally see lots of monuments that represent the cultural value of the place.
The chortens, stupas, gumbas, Mani walls, prayer flags significant figurative representation of Buddhism hence, it reflect the religious aspects of the Khumbu glaciers. In the same manner, the journey lets you see most of the tallest mountain peaks at the same time. In this trek, you will be blessed with the view of Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Shisha Pangama, and many more peaks that stand tall over the height of 8000m. Furthermore, getting to see these mammoths from the lap of the world’s highest mountain- Mt. Everest makes your journey even more beautiful and unforgettable. In addition to that, the path stimulates through small yet charming Sherpa towns of Khumbu valley. The views of the mountains that came during this trek are truly bewildering.
Hence, it incorporates all the flavors of trekking in Nepal perfectly thus it is one of the best treks in the world.
Additionally, if you are interested in exploring Himalayas of Nepal, you can check our list of the top 10 best treks in Nepal. Explore all the other gorgeous Himalayan trekking trails of Nepal. We assure you will not regret discovering these heavenly beautiful trekking trails of Nepal.
Himalayas of Nepal has always been a part of Nepalese identity. We proudly flaunt this gift of Mother Nature that been bestowed us in front of the global audience. Make a plan to visit this tiny Himalayan nation. We guarantee that your time here will be worthwhile.