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Trekking in Nepal

Nepal Trekking Packages

Duration Price
Everest Base Camp Trek, Nepal12 days & 11 nights
INR 46,950
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, Nepal7 days & 6 nights
INR 16,989
Mardi Himal Trek in Nepal5 days & 4 nights
INR 23,900
Everest Base Camp Trek from India14 days & 13 nights
INR 55,999
Trekking Expedition at Mera Peak in Nepal19 days
INR 1,70,101
17 Days Trek in Upper Mustang16 days
INR 1,05,600
20 Days Manaslu Circuit Trek in Nepal19 days
INR 84,983

Everest Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Base Camp Trek, EBC, Gokyo and Cho-la Pass Trek, Rolwaling Trek, Three Passes Trek, Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek, Island Peak Trek, Manaslu Circuit Trek and many more.

Nepal for all reasons has been long associated with challenging and thrilling trekking tours. Travel fanatics and adventure seekers have associated trekking very closely with Nepal given that the well-known treks to the Everest Base Camp, Kanchenjunga Base Camp and Annapurna Base Camp commence from this country.

Trekking in Nepal lies on the list of every traveller as it gives them a rich experience of beautiful backdrops, rough and challenging terrains and the magic of snow. Rolwaling Trek, Three Passes Trek, Annapurna Circuit Trek, Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek and others are some of the finest treks in Nepal. Not limited to these, but treks like the Island Peak, Makalu Base Camp Trek and Himchuli Peak Trek are also famous amongst travellers.

From varying difficulty levels like difficult, moderate and easy, one can choose a trek as per his/her requirement and physical fitness. These treks are arranged with experienced guides with exhaustive training and gear being provided to the travellers to ensure their safety. Explore our listicle that details about different treks.

Here are some of the best treks in Nepal: 

1. Everest Base Camp Trek:

Savouring an up-close view of the highest mountain peak in the world is a dream dreamt by every adventure enthusiast and mountain lover in the world. This trek gives you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to enjoy the closest view of Mount Everest, the grandest mountain to ever exist on the planet, boasting a height of 29,100 feet. 

You walk through quaint villages of Nepal, lush green forests of Himalayas, gushing water streams, and snow-clad terrains to finally reach the base camp of Mount Everest. Everest Base Camp Trek is the most desired trek in the entire world and it is one of the most visited and famous treks in Nepal for adventure lovers.

Difficulty level: Moderate to Challenging

Height: The maximum elevation you reach is 18,300 feet

Best Season: March to May and September to November

Also Book: Kedarkhantha Trek Package

2. Annapurna Base Camp Trek:

Mount Annapurna is the 10th highest mountain in the world, and trekking to its base is nothing short of an achievement. If you find EBC too daunting, Annapurna base camp trek is the second best option for you where you can challenge your spirit to do something extraordinary to deserve something extraordinary in the form of breathtaking views of the Himalayas. 

When you look around and below at the world from Annapurna Base Camp, you realize that you have left the world behind to find an abode above clouds. This is one of the most sought after Himalayan treks, and is a great choice if you have prior experience in trekking moderate level trails.

Difficulty level: Moderate

Height: The maximum elevation you reach is 13,550 feet

Best Season: September to November

3. Island Peak Trek:

If you are blessed with mountain madness then this is the chance to live your dreams by going on the Island Peak trek which is also known as Imja Tse. You can have an amazing Himalayan experience which is covered with snow. The view is simply beautiful and appealing.

This expedition is sure to create lasting memories in your mind. The mountaineering is such that it will give you can experience which you would never like to forget and it is one of the most visited and famous treks in Nepal for adventure lovers.

Highlights: From the summit of the Island Peak, you can have a clear and amazing view of Lhotse and Makalu.

Best time to visit: April and October.

Difficulty Level: High because it is a very strenuous trek.

Explore Auli In Winter With Winter Treks Packages in Auli.

4. Three Passes Trek:

This fabulous three pass trek is a doorway to the colossal Mount Everest. This trek is certainly the one which has been designed for the adventurers. The three passes are Renjo La, Cho La, and Kongma La.

This trekking in Nepal involves going up and down so much that it becomes a little strenuous and exhausting. However, the warm and pleasant natured Sherpas can relieve you from all the exertion.

Highlights: You can visit some renowned Sherpa villages and monasteries. Also you get a chance to dive deeper into the vibrant lifestyle of the Sherpas.

Best time to visit: March to May and October to November.

Difficulty Level: High.

5. EBC,Gokyo and Cho-la Pass Trek:

Tucked away to the Western Side of Everest Base Camp is the Ri Trail, Gokoyo and Cho-la Pass, which is perfect for those who want grandeur views, five terrific alpine lakes. This is one of the most adventurous treks for seasoned trekkers.

It combines the Everest Base Camp as well as Gokyo Valley with the highest elevation of almost 5500 meters and it is one of the most visited and famous treks in Nepal for adventure lovers.

Highlights: EBC,Gokyo and Cho-la Pass Trek highlights include sensational views of snow-capped mountains and dramatic landscapes. The place is well known for its warm hospitality as well. Trekkers will also get the opportunity to explore Buddhist culture, diverse ethnicities and pristine lakes. The trek usually includes Sagarmatha National Park as well.

Location: Kathmandu.

Things to keep in mind: The trek is difficult and therefore, make sure that you get the right sleeping bags, fleece jackets with the wind-protection factor. Always carry sunscreen and water bottles among other necessary items.

Also Book: Chadar Trek

6. Rolwaling Trek:

One of the most outstanding treks lies between Gaurishankar Himal and Rolwaling Himal. This beautiful area was first explored during the preliminary surveying of Mount Everest.

Highlights: You can take a walk through the Teahouse, Lodge and Camping. You can also get a glimpse of the Sherpa community and the beautiful and spectacular view of Himalayan range.

Location: You can take a bus from Kathmandu to Gongar Khola (6 am and 8 am)

Highlights: You can witness the beautiful landscape which ranges from Rhododendron and Juniper forests.

Best time to visit: September, October, November along with March, April and May.

Difficulty Level: High.

7. Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek:

Take the path less-travelled and enjoy an exclusivity over the grandest vistas of the mighty Himalayas you will ever see in your entire life by trekking on this scenic trail beginning at Beni. Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek lets you circumnavigate Mount Dhaulagiri, which is the seventh highest mountain in the world with its peak reaching the height of approximately 26,800 feet. 

This trek is not recommended for seasoned trekkers as one needs experience and skills in mountaineering to successfully accomplish this challenging expedition. The trek takes you to several breathtaking uninhabited landscapes while the enchanting views of the sky-piercing Himalayan peaks keep you motivated to keep going and it is one of the most visited and famous treks in Nepal for adventure lovers.

Difficulty level: Challenging

Height: The maximum elevation you reach is 19,900 feet

Best Season: March to May

8. Banthati Trek:

If you are searching for something incredible, then trek to Banthati is an option an you. The backpacking trip usually involves a number of other destinations, including Ulleri, Banthanti and Nangathanti. The treks can be anywhere from 4 days to 10 days long.

Highlights: The sun rises quickly in this place, which makes it easier to explore the panoramic views. Apart from the trek, you can enjoy buying artistic products, beautiful handmade jewelry at the place. The trek is pleasant, with pure spring water, stacked stones and plunge pools right by your side.

Location: Ulleri.

Things to keep in mind: Since this trek tends to long and moderately difficult, you need to get comprehensive gear for the trek. This includes carrying walking boots and a day pack. You might even need to have sleeping bags, first-aid box and water bottles with you. Don’t forget to carry safety equipment.

9. Manaslu Circuit Trek:

It is one of the most popular teahouse treks. You will find many popular tea houses strung buttons away. This is the most challenging trek with the most rugged topography. If you are not bounded by time then you can even explore the Bamboo forests at Arughat which is the starting point of the trek. You can even enjoy the spectacular view of Larkya La Pass and it is one of the most visited and famous treks in Nepal for adventure lovers.

Highlights: You can explore the beautiful village of Sama beneath the pass of Tibet. This village has beautifully crowned the Manaslu Mountain too.

Best time to visit: March to May and September to November.

Difficulty Level: Medium.

10. Helambu Trek:

Helambu is one of the most beautiful places in Nepal that should be visited. It is also spectacular for trekking and similar purposes. If you ready to embark on an adventure, then Helambu Trek is just the right option for you. The place is famous for its sweet apples as well as artistic Buddhist pilgrimage sites.

Highlights:The trek is usually 8-10 days long, although it can be completed in 5 days as well. The normal trail starts from place called Sundarijal, which has a small dam and hydroelectric station. This place then takes you through different villages and districts. Other starting positions can include Nagarkot, Kakani and Sankhu.

Location: Helambu, 30 km from Kathmandu. The starting place for trek differs from region to region and depends upon the length of trek.

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What are the best treks in Nepal to go in December?

Here are some of the best treks in Nepal that you can go in the month of December:

1. Annapurna Base Camp Trek: This trek will take up to the summit of the 10th highest mountain in the world. You will not only be able to challenge your skills but also get a sight of the breathtakingly beautiful views of the Himalayas.

2. Island Peak Trek: In this island peak trek, you will be able to create some of the everlasting memoirs of mountaineering. Once you reach the summit, some of the spectacular views of Lhotse and Makalu will warmly welcome you and it is one of the most visited and famous treks in Nepal for adventure lovers.

3. Manaslu Circuit Trek: This trek will take you through some of the most rugged and challenging paths in Nepal. You will, however, be able to explore some of the beautiful villages of Nepal as well as Manaslu Mountain.

4. Landruk Trek: This trek will let you experience the best of nature that you would have never ever imagined. The trek passes through a small clearing in the dense forest across some incredible mountains. You will surely fall in love with the trek and the views.

What are the treks in Nepal under 10 days?

1. Helambu Trek: Quite an easy trek with a view of the resplendent remote Langtang region, taking about 7-9 days. The diversified landscape and the mesh of the Buddhist culture in the quaint villages make the trek memorable. 

2. Chisapani-Nagarkot Trek: With a duration of 3-7 days, this trek is short and perfect for those on a time crunch. It offers spectacular views of the Kathmandu valley, the dense forests, exotic waterfall, and the glorious hillocks.

3. Annapurna Base Camp Trek: With a moderate level of difficulty and duration of 7 days, the Annapurna Base Camp Trek provides a great adventure. Close view of several magnificent Himalayan peaks and dense forests add to the appeal and it is one of the most visited and famous places in Nepal for trekking for adventure lovers.

4. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek: Completed even within a duration of 2 days, the Ghorepani trek offers the amazing sunrise from Poon Hill. The trek is quite easy with the spectacular view of the Mt. Machhapuchhre along the whole trek. 

What are the hard level treks in Nepal?

1. Dhaulagiri Circuit: Meant specifically for professional mountaineers, this trek is as challenging as it can get while navigating the tricky coarse terrains of Mount Dhaulagiri. The breathtaking view of the mountain peaks makes it absolutely worthwhile.

2. Everest Base Camp Trek: The sight of the world's highest mountain peak, Mt. Everest is enough of bait to lure mountain lovers across the globe, despite its sheer level of difficulty. The trek to the base offers a close enticing view to the lofty mountain peak.  

3. Rolwaling Trek: Traipsing through the snow-filled Tashi Lapcha poses difficulty that makes the Rolwaling trek not very popular among the foreigners. The resulting serenity and the overall scenic beauty, however, make the trek more intriguing. 

4. Manaslu Circuit Trek: Rugged topography and crossing the snow-clad Larky Pass is quite a challenge. View of some of the acclaimed tea houses and the Bamboo forests makes the trek worth the effort. 

What is the best time to go for trekking in Nepal?

The best time for trekking in Nepal is during the autumn season, from September to November. This season offers moderate weather, clear skies, and fewer crowds on the trails. October and November are specifically the peak months for trekking in places like Everest and Annapurna as well as in Wild Nepal.

What are the best treks in Nepal to do in summer?

Here are some of the best treks that you can go in the course of the summer months:

1. Everest base camp trek: Going on an Everest base camp trek is a once in a lifetime experience that will take you close to Mount Everest. You will be walking across the quaint villages, lush green foliage, gushing streams of water and more than a few snow-clad mountains.

2. Rolwaling Trek: This trek was explored during the initial survey of Mount Everest. Tourists love to walk through the Teahouses and get a glimpse of the Sherpa community and some stunning views of Mount Everest.

3. Three Passes Trek: You will be able to explore the vibrant lifestyle of the Sherpa and get a chance to visit a number of villages and monasteries.

4. Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek: The Dhaulagiri Circuit trek takes the adventure seekers through some of the grand vistas of the Himalayan mountain ranges. You will also be able to sight Mount Dhaulagiri, which happens to be the seventh highest mountain in the world and it is one of the most visited and famous places in Nepal for trekking for adventure lovers.

How much does it cost to trek in Nepal?

The cost of trekking in Nepal would start from INR 2000 and can go up to INR 5000. In this package, you will be provided with food, accommodation and all other trekking instruments.

What sort of trek is Everest Base Camp Trek? How much will it cost me?

Be dazzled by the beauty of Everest Base Camp Trek, while climbing the world’s highest peak. It is usually scheduled for 12-15 days. This trek is really one of a kind as you will be exploring villages and interacting with locals, while witnessing the Buddhist culture and colorful flags throughout your journey of climbing the high altitude range.

 

The best time to encounter the beauty of this trek is from March to May and from September to December. The trek will cost a single person around INR 35000- 39000 but this trek is worth the money.

Can I do Annapurna Base Camp Trek? What sort of trek is it?

Yes, you can definitely plan a trekking activity to Annapurna Base Camp. Trekking in Annapurna is considered Moderate to high level of difficulty. You will move alongside rice paddies and amidst forests of Annapurna conservation area, to reach the Annapurna Massif to be revered by the exquisite beauty of the Nepal.

 

The maximum altitude to experience on your Annapurna Base Camp is 13,550 ft, which is a strenuous path to climb on. Every year hundreds of mountaineers climb on this trek to witness the eight thousander mountains from such an elevation. This is often treated by clear views of the mountain peaks and a glorious night sky.

Can I do Champa Devi Trek? What is the difficulty level?

Yes, you can enjoy trekking at Champa Devi, one of the most wonderful hikes in Himalaya. This uphill journey to the magnificent mountain is breathtaking, situated at a height of 2280 meter.

 

This short trek has a medium difficulty level and can be initiated from Bhanjyang. Champadevi hiking is one of the famous hiking route around Kathmandu Valley. This is the third highest hill around Kathmandu valley, which could be visited throughout the year.

Is it worth doing Langtang Circuit Trek? What sort of trek is it?

Yes, Langtang Circuit trek is one of the better and peaceful treks in the Himalayas, as compared to Annapurna or Everest Base Camp Trek. This trek is quite suitable for all kind of travellers, be it beginners or professionals.

 

It is an easy to moderate graded trek, where you can experience dense forests and is one of the best trekking routes, also you will be crossing KyanjinGompa and Gosainkunda Lake. It is almost a 15-17 days trek to Langtang circuit offering you a blissful experience that you will cherish forever.

What is Island Peak Trek? Is it worth doing it?

This picturesque trek is located at a short distance from Mount Everest. Island Peak Trek is a strenuous climb and a main climbing peak in the Himalayan range with a height of 20000 ft. above sea level.

 

Island Peak is mostly non-technical with some basic snow climbing skills required. It will surely leave you with the feeling of accomplishment and prepare you for further climbs to a higher peak.

Can I do SinguChuli Peak Trek? What is the difficulty level?

This trekking peak of SinguChuli is also recognized as the fluted peak and is a part of Annapurna region. It is however considered as a very difficult trek to ascend as is very strenuous and has a high altitude of 6500 metres.

 

The peak is located just west of Gangapurna in the Annapurna Himal. The best time to plan an expedition on this trekking trail is between March to May in the month of spring. September and October also serves as a good time to locate this as Nepal experiences monsoon in these months.

What sort of Trek is Naya Kanga Peak Trek?

Trekking on this, 5844 metres high altitude trail to Naya Kanga Peak is an experience filled with stunning views of the South peak of KyanjinGompa, in the Langtang Valley. Naya Kanga trail passes through the Kathmandu Valley and Helambu, it is located to the west of Ganja La.

 

It is a perfect location for short hiking trips. This climbing trip offers the spectacular views of Nepal and Tibetan Himalayan range and is an almost 15 days trek. The best time of year to climb Naya Kanga is in the summer months of April and May and autumn months of October and November.

What is Himchuli Peak Trek? Is it worth doing it?

Himchuli Peak is a remarkable trekking location, situated near Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Range. It is a difficult hiking location as Hiunchuli with an altitude of 6441 m, is the fourth highest peak among the 'Trekking Peaks' and considered one of the least difficult expeditions. Situated next to South Annapurna, which offers picturesque views of various forests, lakes, waterfalls and beautiful cultural villages. 

How difficult is Pisang Peak Trek? How many days are required to complete it?

Pisang Peak trek is a famous and accessible trek location in the Annapurna Circuit within the Manang Region. Perched upon Pisang, a village in the Himalayas. October & November (Autumn) and April & May (Summer) are the best seasons to climb Pisang peak in terms of weather, temperature and visibility.

 

This trekking trail reaching to the mount is shaped like a pyramid and is one of the easiest treks to do in the Himalayas. This has a maximum altitude of 19,984 ft above mean sea level and is a part of Damodar range in the Himalayas.

What sort of Trek is Pokhalde Peak?

The Pokhalde Peak is located 12 km from Mount Everest. This relatively moderate peak climbing trek passing through the landmarks of Khumbu region reaches to the top of Pokhalde Peak situated at 5,806 m.

 

This is short and one of the easiest mountain peaks to trek to in the Everest region. The best time and season to plan a trip to this peak is in months of spring and autumn.

Can I do Kanchenjunga Trek? What is the difficulty level?

The Kanchenjunga range is one of the most scenic and popular destination. The Kanchenjunga trek is a fine trekking location as you will be climbing the third tallest mountain in the world on a remote mountain trail.

 

It is perfect for you if you enjoy adventure and want to experience some solitude. Also be sure to witness sights of blooming rhododendron, some oak and pine forests and flowing rivers on your way. It is considered as a moderate to highly difficult climb, as the path is long and unsteady.

What sort of tents will be availabe for me?

Tents will be spacious enough to accommodate up to 3 people. The tents will be waterproof, lightweight and equipped with comfortable sleeping mats or beds, compost toilets and hand basins.

 

Stay in tents with insulated mats and sleeping bags, experience bonfire and music in the evening and the luxury of fixed Europe style bathrooms.

Is it safe for a solo female to trek in Nepal?

No place in the world is safe for a solo woman, though Nepal is comparatively safer than most of the other famous destinations. You will come across many solo travellers in Nepal, however, it is still advisable to be careful and avoid late night activities.

 

If there is only one girl in the trip, then she will be provided with single tent to sleep alone. If there are more girls, then they can sleep under one tent. Always make sure that you are never left on your own. Understand your pace and be with the group.

What kind of sleeping bags will there be during the trek?

Usually, all the lodges provide proper blankets and sleeping bags with efficient insulation and soft inner fabric, but it is still better to carry your own synthetic sleeping bag as the temperature may be below -10 and you can experience rainfall or snowfall.

Can beginners trek in Nepal?

Yes, beginners can experience the best trekking in Nepal. There are many easy treks in the country with stunning views and glimpses of local culture. Some of the amazing ones include Balthali Village Trek, Ghandruk Trek, and Pikey Peak Trek. If you have a little time in hand, you can go on Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, Solu Trek, and Langtang Trek.

Which trek is most scenic in Nepal?

The Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most scenic treks in Nepal. It offers spectacular views of Mount Everest, which is the tallest peak in the world at 29,100 feet. Along the way, you will pass through quaint villages, lush green forests, rushing streams, and snowy landscapes. 

How risky is the Nepal trek?

Nepal treks are generally less risky, especially on the popular ones. If you are a first-timer, guided treks on these routes are highly recommended. On the other hand, the offbeat treks are a little risky. So you must always hire an experienced guide and do thorough research on these treks. Therefore, most trekking experiences in Nepal require a good level of fitness with the ability to walk 5 to 10 miles for 5 to 7 hours a day.

What is the best season to trek in Nepal?

The best season to trek in Nepal is the autumn season. It generally falls between September and November. During this time, you can enjoy clear skies, moderate temperatures, and ideal trekking conditions. October and November are popular months due to warm, dry weather and clear views of the Himalayan mountains. You can participate in the Annapurna Circuit Trek and the Everest Base Camp Trek at this time.

Is there any permit required for trekking in Nepal?

Yes, a TIMS permit is required for trekking in Nepal. No matter whether you are trekking in a national park, conservation area, or restricted area, this permit is necessary in all the regions of Nepal. Trekkers must show their TIMS permit at checkpoints and police posts along the trekking routes.

What all things must I carry while going for trekking in Nepal?

You must be really well equipped with all your essentials while going for trekking. The things you must carry while going for trekking in Nepal includes :

  • Walking stick
  • Map
  • Fleece jackets
  • Binoculars
  • Sleeping bag
  • Hiking shoes : lightweight and hard sole boots
  • Woolen clothes
  • Water, juices and energy drinks
  • Easy to eat snacks
  • Electric torch with spare batteries
  • Scissors
  • Sunglasses
  • Medical kit : equipped with medicines for motion sickness, fever and food poisoning
  • A good compass
  • An extra pair of clothes
  • Battery backup

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Karam Chand Nanta
Reviewed: 23 May 2023
5.0/5
“…but the dreamer of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible.” T.E. Lawrance, The Seven Pillars of Wisdom. One such adventurous dream to trek upto the ‘Sagarmatha Base Camp’ was cherished for over two decades. The seeds of this dream were sown aft... Read More
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Eshwar Boini
Reviewed: 01 Jul 2022
5.0/5
It was really great trekking to EBC and will always be one of my favourite ones. The whole trek was beautiful walking through the green forests, and then going above the tree lines, through the rocky calm valleys. And what made the trek even more memorable is the monsoon time, as the clouds danced a... Read More
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Rahul
Reviewed: 14 Apr 2023
4.0/5
I had an excellent experience, thanks to the team who were involved with this Trek for making it memorable...
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ANUJ NARULA
Reviewed: 01 Jul 2022
5.0/5
Great to have joined this trip, and explore a new terrain, and a world famous EBc trail, needs nonwards to explain, tour organizers did a pretty good job tak8ng care of our health care, safety , travel and comfort, Sherpas, Porters were excellent hosts,, courteous and happy faces, overall all exce... Read More
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Raj Tilak Bharali
Reviewed: 04 Jul 2022
5.0/5
One of the best treks that I had went in my life. First of all its not an easy trek. It requires intense stamina and mental determination to complete this journey. Our local guide Lakpa was very friendly and helpful along with both our porters Prem and Vijay. The accomodations in all places were pre... Read More
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Himanshu Jain
Reviewed: 03 Jan 2023
5.0/5
The whole winter trekking experience to Mt. Everest Base Camp was fantastic. Special Thanks to our guide Ramesh and our two porters for their support and help. All inclusions were delivered. Also thanks to the thrillophilia team for seamless booking, quick issue resolution and support.
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