Best Treks in Nepal – An ultimate guide to travel in Nepal

Nepal is popular for the spectacular trekking in the world. You can do a classic trek like Annapurna Base Camp, Everest Base Camp, Annapurna circuit trek to off the beaten path trek like Api Himal Trek. As per our previous client’s recommendation, we have chosen these 7 best treks in Nepal.

This Nepal’s best trek has been updated on June 2021 and we recommend you to do any trek in 2021 and 2022. All of the trekking includes a stunning view of the Himalayas, local culture, and lifestyle of ethnic groups. This is just an overview of the trek and for detailed information, you can click on the hyperlink.

1. Everest Base Camp Trek

Adventure travelers don’t need to wander here and there in search of all the outrageously awesome destinations. Standing on the foot of the world’s tallest peak itself is worth the thrilling reward any other adventures can present.

As it is knowledge to everyone, the tales of the legends for conquering even the greatest creation of mother nature, Mt.Everest, have taught us a lesson to never give up any of our wills because who knows when they might come true.

Best Treks of Nepal
A trekker on the way to Lobuche during EBC Trek

It is only a matter of time before you witness Mother Nature’s greatest gift of all time to us. If you want to brawl with nature’s strongest creation and enjoy the most exotic breathtaking scenery with a sweet mixture of the local loving hospitality.

Everest Base Camp Trek is one and the only of its kind with such diversified thrilling as well as heart rendering nature’s handicraft. This trek offers you the best possible getaways for letting go of all the strains off of your busy schedule.

Kala Patthar -- Everest Base Camp Trek
A trekker at Kala Patthar and Mount Everest

This EBC Trek initiates half an hour of the globally renowned spectacular mountain flight to Lukla from Kathmandu airport. The foot trail runs with the Dudh Kosi River; thereupon, it crosses the heart-rendering blooming forest of Rhododendron, beautiful Buddhist villages, and monasteries Namche Bazaar, a fluttering bazaar, a trekker’s inn. The Namche bazaar is the perfectly designated place to rest and stretch your tired legs. From here, the trek continues along the enchanting path, ultimately leading to the intimidating “Thyangboche,” an old Buddhist monastery. Then the hike follows the route of Dingboche, Lobuche, and Gorakshep. From Gorak Shep, the trek continues towards Base Camp and lure towards the black rocks called Kala Patthar. After visiting Mount Everest base camp, the tour will re-route back to the Lukla airport via the previous route. 


2. Annapurna Base Camp

If you search for a memory of diversified trekking in Nepal with nature and culture together, this is the best choice. 

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek in Nepal is the most vibrant and diversified trekking trail ever-present in Nepal. The trek takes you to the magnificent views of the Annapurna range Mountains and Fishtail, locally named Machhapuchhre. From the beautiful lake city, Pokhara, to the lap of majestic Himalayas, this trek would be an amazing journey to the mountain madness.

On the way to Annapurna Base Camp
On the way to Annapurna Base Camp

The trekking trail in this part of Nepal gives you a different perspective on the life of people mostly of Thakali, Tibetan, and Mongolian origin, who are famous Gurkha Soldiers, too as well as. The trail takes you to breathtaking and jaw-dropping geographical artistic landscapes, including snow bulk to lush green forests. The trekking itself is a holy adventure once it is associated with Mount Annapurna.

In the local community, Annapurna refers to the goddess of food. The essence and the thread of life remain in the food. The spiritual bond between the ever-flowing glacial rivers originated from the Annapurna Mountain has a century-old relationship with the locals residing in this part of Nepal.

The unique hospitality and culture of these tribes would be another fascinating activity to conduct while trekking through steep uphill and downhill. The duet combination between you and the nature in the trail lets you forget all the hardship and tiredness gathered along the trip. The scenic beauty of Mother Nature and the enthralling local culture, traditions & hospitality would quench your hunger for a wilderness holiday in Nepal. The ABC trek has unlimited trekking options within the circuit as Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking, Circuit Trekking, Muktinath Jomsom Trekking, and short hiking in Dhampus-Australian Camp.

Panoramic View of Annapurna Base Camp
Panoramic View of Annapurna Base Camp — Best Treks in Nepal

Join the experienced team of Peregrine Treks to experience the beauty of nature in Nepal and get close to the amazing culture, traditions, and hospitality of Nepalese people in a single trip via the Annapurna Trekking programs offered by Peregrine Treks.  


3. Annapurna Circuit Trek

If you seek to get away from the hectic life and monotonous working hours, a holiday in Nepal would be an ideal solution. Come and be part of the Peregrine Treks team for trekking in Nepal, exploring the Annapurna Circuit. 

The usual trekking in the Annapurna region of Nepal starts from the Nayapul or Birethanti in the Kaski district near Pokhara. Still, this particular trekking begins from the ancient district Lamjung and ends at Kaski, the lake city Pokhara. The unique bus drive to the Jagate of Lamjung district along the Prithvi Highway would give you the hints of rural Nepal coming on the way of your trekking.

Trekkers during Annapurna Circuit Trek
Trekkers during Annapurna Circuit Trek

The actual walking in the trail starts from the Jagate of Lamjung. The ever-present Madi Khola (River) would accompany you for most of your trekking uphill and downhill up the beautiful terrain. The amazing rural scent mixed with the folklore of the local community residing in this part of the region would give you an idea that the world is a unique village of different cultural and traditional backgrounds. The single trek in The Annapurna circuit would take you to the most remote land of Nepal and make you witness the amazing villages of Gurung, Thakali, Tibetan as well as Brahmin Chhetri. The visual delights of the Mount Lamjung, Annapurna Series, Fishtail, Ghorepani Poon Hill, and the glacial rivers like Kaligandaki and Madi could be witnessed. The deepest gorge in the world, too, is present in this trekking as Kaligandaki gorge.

This diversified trail leading up to the lap of glorious Mount Annapurna presents unique paths ranging from the lowland to the highland. The difference in the culture of people according to the geographical locations and the changing nature in every step of your glorious trekking in Annapurna Circuit trek would hypnotize you and make you feel that heaven is on earth. The amazing attractions like the bulk of snow in mountain foothills, waterfalls, rivers, lush green forests, and sunrise sunset views upon the casement of Himalaya would rekindle the romanticism inside you. Peregrine Treks would like to assure all the trekkers that the circuit trekking in Annapurna would be your special memory which you will share with your upcoming generations with pride.

Join the team of Peregrine Treks; witness the majestic Pokhara with beautiful lakes and caves, cherish the unique hospitality and culture of Nepalese People, relish the spectacular mountains and feel the adventure via Trekking in Nepal.    


4. Upper Mustang Trek

Nepal is the land of extreme mystery and Upper Mustang is one of the best treks in Nepal. The land of varied attractions consists of plain, hills, and Himalayan. In an hour of the journey, the three geographical landscapes will be experienced. If you are willing to participate in the well-kept secret of Himalayan culture and want to get near to the lofty Himalayas, then Upper Mustang Trek is the best activity to conduct. Peregrine Treks has organized more than 100 expeditions in the upper mustang region. Utilize your holiday in Nepal. 

The land situated higher than Kagbeni adjacent to the Tibet border of China lies the majestic and mystic Upper Mustang. The Nepal Government had restricted the permit to the visitors earlier. However, the special pass and a limited number of visitors can get access to this mysterious land. The holes on the hills and the clustered village of Tibetan-origin Nepalese people would give you the bone-chilling tickling sensation.

Tiji Festival in Lo Mangthang
Tiji Festival in Lo Mangthang

The famous National Geographic Channel too featured the documentary related to the mystic attractions of the Upper Mustang. The village lies behind the mountains, and it would be a fascinating sight for travelers to see the snow-capped mountains on the southern part rather than the usual northern side. The ever-flowing Kaligandaki River has become a witness to the lifestyle of the people of this part of Nepal.

The deepest gorge to the driest and windiest places makes your trip to Upper Mustang the adventurous and memorable one. The Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri Mountains glacial are the source of the Kaligandaki River. The final trekking point of this trek is Lo Manthang Pass. It is the exit point of Nepal towards China. The journey could be a double whammy, and the treats at Jomsom, Kagbeni, Muktinath, Lo Manthang Pass and the Clustered Tibetan villages, Thakali community along with the magnificent views of mountains would give you worth of every penny spent on the tour. 


5. Three Passes Trekking – Challenging best treks in Nepal

The Everest 3 high passes comprise Renjo-la 5,446m, Cho-la 5,420m, and Kongma La 5,535m, which are very strenuous yet full of exhilarating experiences of adventure, perseverance, and excitement. The scenic beauties seen from the apex of these passes are spectacular and panoramic as Everest, Lhotse, Cho yu, and Makalu.

It would be better to do this trek with experienced personnel who can take you to cross these three passes safely yet full of adventure. The three high passes trekking goes hand to hand with the ascending of Gokyo Lake and Kalapathar, from where the majestic view of Mount Everest can be savored in the best possible way.

View of Mount Everest from Renjo La Pass
View of Mount Everest from Renjo La Pass

The three passes trekking is the best trekking adventure if you are seeking the peak climbing kind of experience and want to have a fear of the unknown dipping into the backpacking wilderness. This trekking is very rich in terms of activities that the trekkers carry out as it is spread to the Chhukung Valley, Ama Dablam Base Camp, EBC, and short early morning hikes to the Kalapatthar. The crossing of the Renjo La would be the gateway to the serene Thame Valley, Gokyo Lakes, and electrifying views of panoramic Mountain ranges.

The route of this high pass trekking is very demanding and challenging. It is reported that lots of tourists and trekkers were missing in the passes that went there without the expert guidance of the local guides and trek leaders. It is highly recommended to use the highly skillful personnel to organize your trekking in this Everest 3 high passes trekking. 


6. Dhaulagiri Trek

Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is one of the best treks in Nepal. For the views of gorges, mountains, glaciers, waterfalls, rural communities, forests, hills, and beauty of nature, then trekking in Nepal is the best choice to make. Dhaulagiri Trek, which is also called the trek to the Hidden Valley, falls under the mystic trail of the Nepal Trekking.

The Dhaulagiri Trek offers all the traits of the adventurous trekking experience. If you are willing to savor the magnificent nature and majestic culture of Nepal, then Dhaulagiri trekking provides you all these moments with the help of an experienced team of Peregrine Treks.

On and around Dhaulagiri

The trails in some parts of the trekking should be explored with the expert guidance of the Trekking guide as trekking is highly regarded as trekking into the wild. The major highlight of this trekking route is its peaceful nature and fantastic, raw traits. If you wish to avoid the limelight and want to explore the world less explored and hike the path less trekked, then the Dhaulagiri Trek would provide you all these. The two decades of experience in the field of trekking in Nepal, Peregrine Treks would love to take you to experience this enchanted land up in the lap of the Himalayan in northern Nepal. 

Join and become part of the wild seeker and organizer Peregrine Treks Pvt. Ltd. We assure our valued trekkers to have the amazing memory tale of your journey in Nepal. Two-decade-long service in the field of hospitality and tourism industry of Nepal has made the company know about your interest and serve you to fulfill the interest at ease.


7. Api Himal Trekking

Are you seeking alternative trekking in Nepal? Api Himal Trekking in the Far Western Region of Nepal is the perfect solution for searching for unusual trekking other than commercial trekking routes of Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, and Manaslu. 

Api Himal Trekking is the off-the-beaten-path trekking in the Dolpo region of trekking in Nepal. The trekking in Api Himal base camp offers the forgotten trail in Western Nepal. The remoteness and the serene beauty of virgin nature can be witnessed in this region of Nepal.

Api Himal

The diversity in culture, white water rapids, lakes, and mountain ranges residing adjacent to the green pastures are the major highlights of the region. The lush green forests and the new holy temples on the banks of rivers and lakes make this place a mystical journey destination. The beautiful Kaladhungi lake, which is very blessed in the local area, could enthrall you with its picturesque location. The stunning 360-degree panoramic view of the mountains Api Himal, Thado Dhunga Tuppa, Rajamba, and Kapchuli.

Api Himal is the most popular mountain in Western Nepal; however, it remains hidden in the remoteness of the Dolpo region. The natural wonders and mystical landscapes are there to savor, while the unique culture of the Western region people of Nepal also worth noting down in your tour diary. The major religion of the locals is Buddhism and Hinduism. The actual origin of the Nepali language and culture is supposed to have originated from the area.

We have chosen these 7 best treks in Nepal with the amalgamation of people and nature. The perfect blend of culture and wildlife makes this trekking a memorable one for you, and we highly recommend conducting this trek in Nepal. The usual routes can be explored by many, so be part of the unique trekkers and enjoy the pristine, mysterious hidden land of Western Nepal.