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5 Popular Trekking Destinations in Nepal that you do not want to miss

Nepal is the land of the high Himalayas and it is a very popular trekking destination and cultural tour for adventure lovers. Nepal is the Ideal Destination for those people who are seeking an unforgettable trekking experience, its magnificent mountain range.  Nepal has challenging trails, rich in culture, and peak climbing and high mountain climbing destinations for adventure lovers. 

Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek is a classic and every person’s belief, one of Nepal’s most desirable trekking routes.  The Everest Base Camp Trail passes through the Khumbu region, allowing you to wonder at the fascinating Himalayan outlooks including high mountains like Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and many more. 

The trek commences in Lukla and takes you up to Namche Bazaar, Tengboche Monastery, Dingboche, Lobuche, and Gorakshep. On the way, you will encounter the Sherpa people and immerse yourself in their exceptional culture. 

Accommodation on this trek is much better than other trekking routes in Nepal. Mainly, this route is much more popular than others too, because it is top of the world and many people may search to see Everest on Google.

Along the way, you will get to encounter the Sherpa people and immerse yourself in their exceptional culture, tradition, and their authentic food which is very popular with Sherpa Stew and salty Butter tea. 

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek is another much more popular trek for hikers. The Annapurna circuit is the most diverse and picturesque trek in Nepal, where you will pass one of the highest passes around the world, Thorong-la. Annapurna Trekking route traverses a variety of landscapes from agricultural farms and green subtropical forests to high-altitude deserts.

Annapurna circuit trek normally begins from Beshisahar, but nowadays the bumpy road goes until Manang, but you can go by bus or four-wheel jeep till to Chame. From there you can hike up Pisang, Manang, Yak-kharka, Phedi, and high camp and cross up to Thorang la then descend down to Muktinath. Muktinath is one of the popular destinations for Hindu people, where you can see the Hindu god Vishnu Temple and some natural firing places. 

After that trek route head down to Jomsom, Marpha, Tatopani, Ghorepani, and back to Pokhara, or you can drive back to Pokhara. 

Manaslu Circuit Trek

The Manaslu Circuit Trek is an exciting trail that runs through the Manaslu region which is a less crowded and peaceful trekking route in Nepal.  Manaslu Trek starts in Arughat and takes you through the Budhi Gandaki River valley where you will come across the traditional Gurung village and Tibetan villages.  

Highlights of the Manaslu Circuit trek include reaching remote villages like Samdo and Samagaun and crossing the Larkey-la pass. The highest point of the trek is 5,160 meters. Along the way, you will be fascinated by the eye-catching view of Mount Manaslu. 

Langtang valley Trek

Langtang Valley trek is one of the nearest trekking starting points from Kathmandu. Langtang valley trekking is a popular route in the Langtang region, it is located north of Kathmandu. The trail begins from Syabrubeshi which is around a 150 km drive from Kathmandu. The trail winds through gorgeous forests, waterfalls, quaint hamlets, and green agricultural fields. 

In the Langtang valley trek, you will see the Tamang and Sherpa People, who have made this area their home. The highlight of this trek is the wonderful views of Langtang living at the highest peak in this region. 

Upper Mustang Trek

Upper Mustang Trek is an exceptional trek that takes you through the Mustang region. Mustang Trekking is a restricted area for travelers, it needs to make a special permit and the cost of a permit is USD $ 500 for a week in the upper part of the Mustang District.

The Mustang District was once an Independent kingdom. Mustang trek routes provide a glimpse of an entirely different world with ancient monasteries, caves, and exceptional landscapes. 

The trek leads you through Lo-mang Thang, the capital of the Mustang region, and provides awe-inspiring views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountain range. 

The Upper Mustang Trek route starts from a scenic flight from Pokhara to Jomsom and the road heading to Kagbeni continues to Cheram and Lomang-thang. 

The upper mustang trek is not only for hiking, if you are rushing and short of time, you can also do the overland tour.  It will only be for 4 to 5 days. The cost of the upper mustang trek will depend upon the luxury service you want.

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