Nepal offers a wide range of treks. Since most treks start and end in rather low areas ; climbing towards higher valleys, you will be walking through different altitudes, various natural scenarios and natural vegetation . You will also be able to meet different ethnic groups and discover the various aspects of Nepalese Culture.
Nepal is famous for the highest peak in the world, Mt Everest, it stands at a height of 8848m. Definitely the most popular trek is the everest base camp, it takes around 16 days to complete this circuit. It is an enjoyable walk after a 45 minutes flight to Lukla. Lukla is the gateway to the Everest and other many popular mountain peaks. The trek to Everest base camp takes you through lush valleys with abundant flora and fauna, past friendly Sherpa villages and Buddhist monasteries through the land of the famous Sherpa’s into the Sagarmatha national park.
During the Everest Base Camp trek you will surely meet yaks. While trekking one can also visit the buddhist monastry at Tengboche.The small forests near Phakding give way to the drier conditions of the higher regions and you will require a day to acclamatise yourself at Namche and Dingboche.
Sample Trekking Itinerary For Everest Base Camp :
Day 1 – Arrive Kathmandu , transfer to Hotel
Day 2 – Full day sightseeing inside Kathmandu valley.
Day 3 – Flight to Lukla & trek to Phakding (2656m)
Day 4 – Trek to Namche (3450m)
Day 5 – Rest day in Namche
Day 6 – Trek to Thyangboche (3867m)
Day 7 – Trek to Pheriche (4252m)
Day 8 – Rest day in Pheriche
Day 9 – Trek to Lobuche (4930m)
Day 10 – Trek to Gorak Shep (5184m)
Day 11 – Everest Base Camp Trek(5357m), back to Gorak Shep
Day 12 – Trek to Pangboche (3985m)
Day 13 – Trek to Namche (3450m)
Day 14 – Trek to Lukla (2800m)
Day 15 – Fly to Kathmandu
Day 16 – Depart Kathmandu
With its amazing views and fascinating Sherpa people there is something for everyone to guarantee the experience of a lifetime.
Peak Climbing In Nepal:
- Chulu West Peak
- Chulu East Peak
- Yela Peak
- Island Peak
- Pisang Peak
- Tharpu Chuli Peak
- Mera Peak
- Mt.Cholatse Peak
- Mt.Machermo Peak
- Mt.Nirekha Peak
- Mt.Langsisa Ri Peak
- Mt. Ombigaichen
- Mt Chekijo Peak
- Mt.Lobuche East Peak
- Mt.Phari Lapcha Peak
- Shigu Chuli Peak
- Kusum Kangru Peak
- Hiunchuli Peak
- Mt. Larkya Peak
- Ganja-la Peak
- Mardi Himal
- Paldor Peak
Pokhara is the starting and ending point for most of the popular trekking routes in Nepal. One can take longer treks that takes about 3 weeks to complete such as the Jomsom trek, Annapurna Circuit, and Annapurna Sanctuary . If you have less time, there’s also shorter and easier treks such a one day trekking trip up to the Peace Pagoda or Sarangkot.
The most popular treks in the Annapurna area are:
Ghachowk Trek: two days, a circuit through Lhachowk to Ghachowk and down to Batulechaur, north of Pokhara, close up view of Fishtail mountain.
Naudanda Trek: two days, to Naudanda from Suikhet and then back through Kaski, west of Pokhara.
Ghorepani Circuit: five to seven days long, upto the Gurung village of Ghandruk village, great views of the Annapurna range, north-west of Pokhara.
Kahun Danda: day trip, north east of Pokhara, 1560m altitude.
Sarangkot: day trip, great view of the mountain range including Dhaulagiri, north of Fewa Lake, 1592m altitude.
Rupa and Begnas Lakes: day trip, 15km south-east of Pokhara, take a bus there and leisurely walk along the ridge that separates the two twin lakes.