12 Best Treks in Nepal for 2021

Nepal has got some of the amazing hiking trails. Be it short or long or extremely difficult hiking trails in the rugged areas of Nepal, you will find every varieties of Hiking trails in Nepal. And due to this very reason people from across the world mostly visits Nepal for trekking. Not only trekking takes you close to the great mountain of the world but it also exposes you with the authentic Himalayan cultures of Nepal. So if you are planning to be somewhere in 2021 you can enjoy the glories of Nature to the fullest then check our top 12 best treks in Nepal for 2021.

01- Everest Base Camp Trek

12 best treks in Nepal - Everest Base Camp

Max. Elevation: Kala Patthar (5545m)
Tour Length: 14-16 Days
Difficulty:  Moderate
Visit Website: https://www.nepalhikingteam.com/package/everest-base-camp-trek/

Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the popular hikes in the world. Everybody at least want to be here once in their lifetime. Being home of the world’s tallest mountain- Mt. Everest, this very trail has managed to be placed in the bucket list of many individuals.

Everest Base Camp Trek is simply an amazing journey. The trail goes through amazing cliffs which open to incredible mountain scenery and amazing villages. Additionally, you will also get an opportunity to experience the unique culture and tradition of Sherpa community.

Moreover, if trekking is new thing for you then also don’t worry because with right trainings and physical exercise you can complete the trek efficiently.

Henceforth, EBC trek is a truly adventurous journey so it has made it on the top of our top 12 best treks in Nepal for 2021.

02- Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna Base Camp trek, 12 best hikes in Nepal

Max elevation: 4210 Meters, Annapurna Base Camp
Length: 9 – 14 Days
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Trip in details: https://www.nepalhikingteam.com/package/annapurna-base-camp-trek/

Annapurna Base Camp Trek takes you closer to the mountain over 7,000m and 8,000m. In this trek, you will get close with the eight peaks which is over 7000m and the most noteworthy is Annapurna I standing tall at 8051m.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is the most popular treks in the Annapurna area. Thus it has made on our list of best treks in Nepal for 2021. The path takes you through the rice fields, brilliant rhododendron woods and staggering scenes of the snowcapped peaks. All through the trek you will be accompanied with the spell bounding views of the mountain.

Also, on this trekking journey in the Annapurna region, you will get an opportunity to experience the interesting culture of Gurung and Magar community which is very dissimilar with the Sherpa culture which can be experienced on the EBC trek.

Most importantly if you are a rookie trekkers then you can defiantly finish the trek if you take some trainings or physical exercises before starting the journey.

03EBC Trek with Gokyo Lake via Chola Pass

EBC trek with Chola Pass amounts 12 best treks in Nepal for 2021

Max elevation: Kala Patthar (5545m)
Tour Length: 16-19 Days
Trip – Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
Trip in details: https://www.nepalhikingteam.com/package/everest-chola-pass-trek/

Among the above two treks we have mentioned before, Everest Base Camp Trek with Gokyo Lake is the most adventurous and difficult trek. In this trek not only you will be visiting the base camp of the world’s highest mountain but also visiting one of the beautiful and high altitude lakes of Gokyo valley.

During the trek, you will enter the Sagarmatha National park which is the highest Himalayan park of Nepal and visit the vibrant villages of Phakding, Namche, Dingboche Gorakshep, EBC, Chola pass Gokyo valley and Pheriche. 

In the same note, for this trek, past trekking or hiking experience is necessary. Because this is almost three week long journey in the highest part of the world thus some previous experience will come really handy. Also, you will be walking for 4 to 5 hours continuously thus physical fitness is also equally necessary. However, it does not matter how fit you are because as much as having great stamina is necessary, it is necessary to have passion and determination.

Lastly, many choose this trek to challenge themselves and for the thrilling and adventurous experience and get off the adrenaline rush. Thus it has made it on the list of our best treks in Nepal for 2021. 

04- Annapurna Circuit trek

Max elevation: 5416m, Thorang La
Length: 12-14 Days
Hike Difficulty Level:  Moderate to Difficult
Trip in details: https://www.nepalhikingteam.com/package/annapurna-circuit-trek/

Annapurna Circuit Trek is an astonishing trek that showers you with a wide assortment of regular beguilement that Nepal brings to the table. Indulge into the rhododendron backwoods and energetic mountain towns to explore the magnificence that lies in the transcending zeniths of Annapurna range.

Also, explore natural glory of this region, ethnic communities and some captivating sights that would blow your mind away and clench your desire for experiencing regular and normal country lifestyle of this region.

Annapurna Circuit Trek is off the beaten trail in the Annapurna region which goes through remote but amazing town like Manang, Jomsom and many more in between. This trek also requires some previous trekking experience as one who opts for this trek will have to cross Thorang La pass (5416m) which is one of the highest mountain pass in the world.

Regardless, this rugged trail is favorite amongst the avid trekker thus has made its place in the 4th position of our list of top 12 best hikes in the Nepal for 2021.

05- Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang valley trek, one the best treks in Nepal for 2021

Max elevation: 5050m, Chorkari Ri
Length: 8-10 Days
Difficulty:  Moderate
Trip in details: https://www.nepalhikingteam.com/package/langtang-valley-trek/

The trek is perfect for both experienced trekkers just as beginner trekkers. This trek gives an extraordinary chance to cross through excellent Tamang settlements, breathtaking waterfall, high Himalayan valleys, religious communities, and thickly forest.

The Langtang Valley Trek is generally short, open, and modest, the path are calmer with less number of trekkers compared to above mentioned trekking destinations in Nepal.

Since it is closet trekking trails from Kathmandu, it is perfect for those who do not have much time to spare in the Himalayas thus it is one of the best treks in Nepal. This short yet exciting journey in the wilderness of Langtang National is popular amongst many ardent trekkers.

06- Upper Mustang Trek

Upper mustang trek

Max elevation: Chogo La (4210m)
Length: 14- 17 Days
Difficulty:  Moderate
Trip in details: https://www.nepalhikingteam.com/package/upper-mustang-trek/

In Upper Mustang Trek you can encounter a lifestyle of the people living in the mountains since ages, and had next to no contact with the remainder of Nepal. Thus, trekking in Upper Mustang trek is an opportunity not to miss as the place is nothing like other trekking trails of Nepal and offers absolutely different scenery.

Upper Mustang is like trekking in Tibet, as geologically it has same features as the Tibet. Upper Mustang Trek is not a difficult trek because the most height you will reach in this trek is just 3800m. Regardless, sometimes it can be really difficult to cope with the windy surroundings.

Another important fact of Upper Mustang is that this region lies in rain shadow area which means it experience less to none precipitation.

Many visits Upper Mustang to simply appreciate its rich ancient cultural heritage, amazing landscapes and the interesting walled caves. So one who are interested in archeology should definitely visit this place.

07- Mardi Himal trek

Mardi Himal Trek

Max elevation: 4200m, Mardi Himal High Camp
Length: 8-10 Days
Difficulty:  Moderate
Trip in details: https://www.nepalhikingteam.com/package/mardi-himal-trek/

Mardi Himal Trek is a colorful and fascinating newly opened trekking route in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Though this trek is recently opened trek, many have trekked this off the beaten path and have absolutely fallen in love with the place.

This remote trail with stunning landscapes gives you a brilliant opportunity to explore the remote villages with endless picturesque views of the mountains and the enticing lush jungles. Together with that, the trail also goes through enticing rivers and intriguing valleys.

Mardi Himal is the new favorite trekking destination of Nepal for many beginners and experienced trekkers thus it has made its 7th place in our list.

08- Gokyo Lake Trek with Renjo La Pass

Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek

Max Heights: 5340m, Renjo La pass
Length: 14-16 Days
Difficulty: Moderate
Trip in details: https://www.nepalhikingteam.com/package/everest-gokyo-lake-renjo-la-pass-trek/

The Everest Gokyo Lake Renjo La Pass Trek is one of the most astonishing trek in the Everest region.

This trek takes you to the one of the highest mountain pass of Khumbu valley along with serene Gokyo Lake.

The Renjo La Mountain Pass lies near Tibet thus you can appreciate the excellence of the Everest range in its most refined structure as well as the peaks of the Tibet side too. You can visit numerous ethnic Sherpa towns and settlements on this trek.

Gokyo Lake Trek with Renjo La pass (5340m) is spectacular journey where you can explore the quintessential nature of the Himalayas of Nepal. Moreover, even though this trek takes place in Khumbu region, it is not crowded like EBC trek thus those who want to avoid crowded trail they opt for this trek

09- Manaslu Circuit trek with Tsum valley

Manaslu Circuit trek with Tsum valley

Max. Elevation: Larkya La Pass (5220m)
Length: 18-21 Days
Trip Difficulty: Moderate to difficult
Trip in details: https://www.nepalhikingteam.com/package/tsum-valley-manaslu-trek/

Manaslu Circuit Trek with Tsum Trek is an awesome trekking journey that lets you explore the one of the remote and restricted areas of Nepal. In this trek you can also observe the peak on the Tibetan side as Manaslu region borders the other continent. 

This region is remote thus natural beauty and the cultural aspects of this place is unchanged and is still the same as it used to be. The trail enter the thick woods which is home to numerous rare and endangered flora and fauna.

If lucky, you might encounter animals like Himalayan Thar and Blue Sheep. Likewise, the trail includes walking along the rapidly flowing Budhi Gandaki River, Machha Khola and Soti Khola with mountain views like Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Sringi Himal and Hiunchuli always accompany you throughout the journey.

Many trekkers who are intrigued with the remote villages of Nepal always opt for this trek. Thus due to that very reason it has one of the trekking route that one should definitely opt for this trek.

10- Makalu Base Camp Trek

Max elevation: 5000m, Makalu Base camp
Trip Length 18-22 Days
Difficulty: Moderate to difficult
Trip in details: https://www.nepalhikingteam.com/package/makalu-base-camp-trek/

Makalu Base Camp Trek is a pleasant trek that lets you taste the genuine experience of strolling inside the Makalu Barun National Park to the Makalu Base Camp. The region offers some wonderful pictrisque view of mountains like Mt. Makalu, Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Baruntse.

The extravagant view of Arun valley is doubtlessly the loveliest part of this trek. In spite of the fact that numerous individuals keep their enthusiasm for this trek, Makalu area pulls in just barely any explorers during a year because of its remote openness and off the beaten trekking trail.

So if you are an avid nature lover and wants to taste the raw Himalayan culture of Nepal as well as trekking in Nepal then one should definitely opt for this trek. This trek is simply amazing and with its remoteness, it’s even more astonishing. Therefore, for those who wants to interact more with the locals and the unspoiled beauty of the nature, Makalu Base Camp Trek is perfect for them.

11- Kanchenjunga Trek

Kanchenjunga Trek

Max elevation: 5388 m, Kanchenjunga North Base Camp
Tour Length: 24- 26 Days
Trek difficulty: Moderate to difficult
Full Itinerary: https://www.nepalhikingteam.com/package/kanchenjunga-base-camp-trek/

Kanchenjunga trek takes you to the lap of the 3rd highest mountain in the world. Mount Kanchenjunga lies in the eastern area of Nepal thus through this trek you can enjoy the eastern culture of Nepal.

This is a genuinely challenging trek yet if it is appropriately guided then you can easily reach the base of the Mt. Kanchenjunga. Moreover unlike other trekking destination, for this trek you need to have proper trekking experience is required.  

The path towards base camp is really beautiful as it goes through lush jungles, terraced farmlands, traditional villages of Rai, Limbu and Gurung ethnicity. This is truly a beautiful off the beaten trek in Nepal thus one who have yet to check the less travelled trekking trails of Nepal then they should without doubt try this route.

12- Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Trek

Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Trek

Max elevation: 5,050m, Chorkari RI
Length: 13- 16 Days
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Trip in details: https://www.nepalhikingteam.com/package/langtang-gosaikunda-trek/

Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Trek takes you to a wonderful valley of Langtang. Langtang valley is mostly known for having glacial lakes, authentic Tamang and Sherpa culture and beautiful mountain views.

Gosainkunda Lake is one of the holy lakes of Nepal and every year Buddhist, Jain and Hindu follower come to this lake during Janai Purnima festival. Whereas Helambu is a charming Tamang village with stunning landscape and mountain views.

Henceforth, this trek is not only about mountain and lakes, it is a euphoric trek that involves Langtang National Park and numerous other ethnic settlement towns. We can discover numerous remarkable lush jungles and faunas protected inside this Himalayan Park.

Although this trek takes in the Langtang region which is quite famous for having short and easy treks but this very trekking route is a moderate level of trek. Additionally, it takes place for 16 days and requires walking for 4-5 hours on average. So it is really important to have proper trainings before taking on this journey.

So these are our top 12 best treks in Nepal for 2021. All of the above mentioned treks are attainable trek and budget friendly trekking destination in Nepal. These all treks lets you experience the real and authentic beauty of Nepal so go ahead and choose your adventure for the year 2021.

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