The most popular adventure activity in Nepal is trekking. About two-third of the tourists who visit Nepal go for a trekking. The pleasant climate, the rugged terrain with valleys and mountains, and the beautiful landscape together make Nepal one of the best trekking destinations in the world.
Trekking in Nepal has been featured as an activity one must do during a lifetime in various travel magazines, portals and television programmes. There are wide variety of trekking trails in Nepal ranging easy to difficult and short too long.
Even elders, children and disabled people can trek in some routes, while in other routes you need to be of sound health and physically fit to trek. Likewise, there are trekking trails that can be done in a single day and there are trails that take over a month.
Here we have compile 10 most popular trekking in Nepal which can be your next destination for 2014.
Ganesh Himal is actually named after Hindu’s elephant-headed god which is symbol of good luck. The place of attraction in Ganesh Himal region are Ganga Jamuna waterfalls, Tripura Sundari Temple, Kukur Dhara which means Dog Spring, Borang village and many others. These places has their own religion significance and hold great values in Hindu and Buddhist culture. Trekker can have choice to enjoy culturally enchanting homestay with the ethnic groups. The most exciting moment of this trek is a ‘walk in the clouds’ above Tiru Danda, from where trekker can enjoy the gorgeous views of Ganesh Himal.
Everest Base Camp trekking is the most popular adventurous trekking activities in Everest or Khumbu region. Most of trekkers or travelers start their trekking in Khumbu Region with Everest Base Camp Trekking. Kalapathar is also the most popular view point during Everest Base Camp trekking trail in Everest Region. This trek is fairly strenuous grade offers stunning views, and peaks out at 5545m.
Cho La Pass Gokyo Trekking is an outstanding trekking activities in Khumbu Region. As similar to the Everest Base Camp Trekking, the Cho La Pass Gokyo Trekking starts from the Lukla Airport and follows the classical trails of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Sherpa. Cho La pass is rich in landscape views and is adventurous paradise for the trekkers and travels.Cho La Pass Gokyo Trekking passes through the most beautiful places of Khumbu Region including the Gokyo Lake, Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar.
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking via Ghorepani is reliable trekking destination for trekkers who visit to the Annapurna region. It is the best alternative trekking destination for Everest Base Camp trekking. Annapurna Base Camp trekking is considered as the one of the best and adventurous trekking in Annapurna region of Himalayas.The best highlight of the Annapurna Base Camp trekking is the breathtaking mountain panorama including Annapurna I the tenth highest summit in the world, Dhauligiri the magnificent ice pyramid, and Machhapuchhare also considered the most beautiful mountain in the world.
Ghorepani Poonhill Foothills trek is shortest and easy trek which is also known as the Small Annapurna Circuit trek. The trek is very suitable for family with child and any age of adventurous lover can enjoy it. The trek start from the Nayapul followed by the Birenthanti, Ullery, Ghorepani, Poon hill, Tadapani, Ghandruk and finally to the Nayapul completing one circuit.
Langtang valley trekking is somewhat remote trekking with amazing valley of Langtang region, where we will have an exciting moment in Langtang valley trek. We got wonderful opportunity to experience the lifestyle and the culture of the indigenous of the region such as Sherpa and Tamang as the Langtang is only the less spoilt trekking trail in Nepal
Upper Mustang trekking is a very popular trekking region since the government announced the opening of restricted areas in October 1991.The region of the Kaligandaki, from the Tibetan border south to Kagbeni, is generally referred to as “Upper Mustang”. The trek to lo-Manthang passes through an almost tree less barren landscape.
Manaslu Base Camp trekking is restricted trekking route in Nepal. Manaslu base camp trek is not suggested to general trekkers because the trekking route leads through almost 5300 meters altitude and have to cross the Larke La Pass. While trekking in Manaslu base camp one should required special trekking permit through government.
Tsum Valley trekking is a hidden jewels trekking destination in Nepal and is located on the northern part of Manaslu Region. Tsum Valley Manaslu trek is culturally rich and provides really beautiful Himalayan scenery during trekking makes this trek one of the best tourist destination in Nepal.
This fairly strenuous grade offers trekkers highest access of 5,200m. With overnight camping, this peaceful restricted area trek requires a minimum of two people. You will be transported via bus, car, and airplane. Special permit and Osho World Adventure, a registered trekking company, required. Season: March/April/May and Sept/Oct/Nov.