Everest Region Trekking

Treks in Nepal are the best thing that one can do. Nepal trekking routes are the best mountain walks in the world. There are views of the majestic mountain peaks of the Himalayas. The Himalayan range is in the north of the country on the border with Tibet. 

Nepal is also known as home to Mount Everest and which sits at an altitude of 8,848 M is the world's highest mountain. There is a network of trails traversing the mountains from East to West of Nepal. Visiting Nepal is “Once is not enough” so people could return many times to explore Nepal. 

Trekking in Nepal is a diverse experience with different landscapes, cultures, and hiking trails. Trekking in Nepal across mountain passes bedecked with prayer flags and past alpine lakes. It indicates the uniqueness of the Nepalese culture of the Sherpa people and their culture. For most people, the best part of the trek is meeting the friendly Nepali people. You will meet locals walking on the trail and shepherds in the high pastures

Everest Region

Everest Region is one of the first and main treks in Nepal. Everest region in Nepal is not only just climbing and trekking, but it is also a life-altering experience and some see it as the journey close to achieving liberation. Located in the northeastern province of Nepal, the Everest region is in a world of its own with vast glaciers, icefalls, the highest mountains, deep valleys, precarious settlements, and hardy people challenging the difficult conditions thrown at them by nature in the thin air for high altitude. 

Passing through legendary Sherpa villages, the trek is also a mix of deep cultural and spiritual experiences and physical challenges that test your strength and endurance. The major mountain range in the Everest region is Mt. Thamserku (6,608 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6812 m), Mt Lhotse (8516 m), Mt Pumori (7161 m) and Mt Everest itself (8848 m). The routes that can be taken from the Everest Region are Everest Base Camp Trek, Gokyo Cho La Pass, Three High Passes, Gokyo Lake Trek, and Everest Lake Trek.

The major attractions of the region are Kala Patthar, Sagarmatha National Park, Tengboche Monastery, Tengboche Monastery, Tenzing Hillary Airport, and many more.

Annapurna Regions

After the Everest region, the Annapurna region is the best one for trekking. Annapurna region is the world’s most popular and majestic trekking region which lies in Nepal. Trekking in the Annapurna region takes you to the world-well-known Mount Annapurna itself. 

Annapurna trekking all through the Annapurna valley which offers wonderful views of the mountains amidst the wonders of nature and hills filled with several rustic villages. The iconic mountains that also include Dhaulagiri, Gaurishankar, Machhapuchhre, and many more Himalayan ranges enhance the beauty of trekking in the Annapurna region. Adventurous and accessible, this region is greatly admired for its amazing sceneries, exotic wildlife, and various cultures. The region’s charming Gurung, Manangi, and Thakali villages are one of the cultural highlights. The main mountain regions are Annapurna I (8,091 m), Annapurna II (7937 m), Annapurna III (7555 m), Annapurna IV (7525 m) and Annapurna South (7219 m).

In the Annapurna Region, there are a lot of famous trekking routes Annapurna Base Camp, Poonhill, Mardi Himal, Annapurna Circuit, and other trekking routes.. Annapurna base camp and Annapurna circuit is one of the most popular treks in the world

On the other hand, Annapurna Base Camp Trek can be done in around 2 weeks or less than two weeks (about 11 days). There are other short routes in the Annapurna Region such as Ghorepani Poonhill Trek, Mardi Himal Trek, Jomsom Muktinath Trek, and Ghorepani Poon Hill Circuit Trek too. The entire trail is scenic and has rich natural and cultural heritages too. The major attractions of Annapurna Regions are Annapurna Sanctuary, Chitwan National Park, Poon Hill, Tilicho Base Camp, Muktinath, and many more.

Langtang Regions

Langtang Valley is one of the closest trekking destinations which is near Kathmandu valley, allowing easy and safe access to visit one of the most beautiful trekking destinations in Nepal. Langtang Valley combines magnificent cultural villages, the Tamang Heritage trek, and Scenic Langtang Valley with the holy lakes at Gosainkunda and the spectacular Helambu Valley. Langtang region also offers natural peace and fantastic wildlife viewing as it is located in Langtang National Park which is presently the second biggest National park in Nepal. 

Anyone trekking in the Langtang region would be a wonderful choice for both nature lovers and adventurers, where you can also observe the magnificent peaks of Langtang Himal (6581m), Langtang Lirung (7234m), Mt. Gangchhempo, Langtang Ri (7246m), Lakpha Dorje, Kimsung (6745m), Ganesh Himal 1 (7406m), Ganesh II (7150m), Ganesh III (7130m), Yala Peak (5560m), Ganjala Chuli (5844m), Langshisa (Ri 6310m), Morimoto peak (6750m), Pongen Dopku (5930m), Tembthang (5702m), Salbachum (6707m), Kyungka Ri (6979m), Chusmodo (6508m), Manaslu (8163) and so on.

The most popular trekking routes in the Langtang region are the Langtang Trek, Tamang Heritage Trek, Gosaikunda Lake Trek, Helambu Valley Trek, Ganjala Pass Trek, and Tilman Pass Trek. All of the routes that are written above have operated hotels/lodges, teahouses, or campgrounds for groups at a local level. The major attractions of Langtang Regions are Langtang National Park, Kyanjin Gompa, Gosaikunda Lake, Helambu Trek, Cheese Factor, etc.

Dhaulagiri Regions

Dhaulagiri is a majestic white mountain, the seventh-highest mountain peak in the world. The name of the mountain comes from Sanskrit, where Dhavala literally means blinding white and beautiful and Giri means mountain. Also, the Dhaulagiri zone is named after this mountain as well. The height of the mountain is around 8167 meters above sea level. It is also one of the highest peaks in Nepal without touching any sort of borders. This massif begins from the Kali Gandaki River west to Bheri, covering 120 kilometers. The beauty of the Dhaulagiri Peak is out of this globe. The major mountains of the region are Dhaulagiri Range, Annapurna Range, Tilicho Peak, Nilgiri South, Nilgiri North, and so on.

The Dhaulagiri range lies in the western part of Nepal. It is a neighboring mountain massif at the Annapurna range. The Kali Gandaki River flows between these two huge massifs, also known as the world's deepest gorge. The trekking trail also passes through the hot, humid villages to the high passes above 5000 meters. There are some mentionable small and huge towns before the Dhaulagiri trekking region. Pokhara, the city of Lake, and Beni Bazaar are the main towns on the way to Dhaulagiri. 

Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek routes in Darbang after reaching Beni from Kathmandu via Pokhara. Upon arriving in Beni, trekkers usually spend their very first night there. The following day, the trek officially starts as you go towards Muri, ascending gradually all through forested paths. 

Continuing from Muri, the trail leads to Boghara, where you can enjoy stunning views of the surrounding mountains. Afterward, the trek involves ascending to the Dhaulagiri Pass. 

Regarding the villagers along the route, most of the inhabitants in the villages are Magars on the Magdi side and Thakalis on the Kali Gandaki side. The major attractions of the Dhaulagiri ranges are Red Cliffs, Muktinath Temple, Kali Gandaki River, Kag Choden Thupten Samphel Ling Monastery, Marpha Monastery, etc.

Kanchanganga Regions

The lush rhododendron forests, dramatic mountain views, and traditional communities steeped in the local folk law and traditions combine with the third-highest mountain in the world. Located in the far east of Nepal and the border with Sikkim, the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area was one of the first areas to be explored yet remains one of the lesser visited areas. 

In fact outside of November, you would be hard-pressed to see any other hikers on the trails. Along the higher trails, communities are isolated from the lower valleys from the maze of ridges and summits. Treks in this region are a little longer, a little harder, and ultimately worthwhile as you explore one of the wider corners of the Himalayas. The return trek to Kanchenjunga base camp takes around 20 days but can be combined with many lesser trails that lead to some of the most magnificent wilderness areas of Nepal.

Kangchenzonga literally "The Five Treasures of the Great Snow '' in Sikkim because the mountain has five main peaks. They are Kanchenjunga Main (8,586m), Kanchenjunga West (8,420m), and Twin Peaks (both 8,476m), and many more. 

The major attractions of the Kanchenjunga region are Kanchanganga National Park, Kanchenjunga Falls, Mount Pandim, Mount Pauhunri, and many more.

Dolpo Trek

Dolpo Trekking is considered one of the very best trekking regions in Nepal where you will experience a different kind of happy and fulfilling journey in the western Himalayas of Nepal. The main attractions are sacred Crystal Mountain, mystical Shey Gompa, ancient villages, Tortoise Lake of Phoksundo, and old Bon Monasteries.

 Dolpo is the only district where one can find elusive snow leopards at high-value crop Yarsagumba. Everything that you find in Dolpo is completely natural and not made up. Dolpo is isolated from the rest of the world and unknown by foreigners until Peter Matthiessen wrote his masterpiece, The Snow Leopard in the year of 1979.

Other Trekking Routes

Here are two other best trekking in Nepal

Upper Mustang

The Upper Mustang trek goes its way to the hidden Buddhist world of the Kingdom of Mustang, also known as Lo. This remote trans-Himalayan mountain area borders Tibet and has a distinct Tibetan feel, both in its people and culture and in its arid landscape with high cliffs and rocks of unknown formations and color too.

The trek also visits Kagbeni, the gateway to Upper Mustang, then through a plain landscape in the rain shadow of the Dhaulagiri massif unto Lo-Manthang, the seat of previous  Kings of the Kingdom of Lo-mangthan too.

Manaslu Circuit Trek

Manaslu Circuit Trek is a picturesque and best off-beaten journey in Nepal. It is probably the most underrated trekking route and one of the most popular restricted Treks at the Manaslu Region of Nepal. 

Interestingly, this is among a few trekking regions where single solo trekkers are not allowed as there should be two people in the group. Trekking should be headed by the Nepal Government Licensed Trekking Guide which needs a special permit and ACAP permit too. Mount Manaslu (8163m ) is the world’s 8th tallest peak and it’s a major attraction for the Manaslu region.