Nepal is known globally for its picturesque mountains. Especially known to most is the mighty Mount Everest, and a lot of people travel from all over to capture a glimpse of the world’s tallest peak. However Mount Everest is just a small fraction of what there is to discover in Nepal, with some of the most unique teahouses, monasteries and friendly locals you will come across anywhere on the planet.
The Himalaya is the ‘spine’ of the country, and what lays within will truly change the way you look at the landlocked Asian nation. For those that love adventure, the best way to explore this country is on your own two feet, by trekking in Nepal.
Trekking in Nepal is the most popular thrilling walking adventure across the world that goes through the beautiful Himalayan trails crossing the mountain passes, fascinating mid-hills, colorful villages and slowly gaining an altitude to the base camps of world’s greatest peaks. Nepal is home to Mount Everest, the highest mountain peak in the world and other snow-capped Himalayas ranging from 5000m to 8000m. including mt Annapurna, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Dhaulagiri.
Sagarmatha National Park offers up some of the highest treks in the world. To help decide which trek is best for you, here's a list of the main trekking routes with the duration and highlights for each.
Annapurna trekking has been wildly recognized as a naturalist's paradise. The upper sub-alpine steppe environment harbors some of the rare snow leopards and blue sheep.
Langtang area is toward the north of Kathmandu Valley. The scenery here is spectacular, and the trek more adventurous as the area is visited by fewer tourists. To the west of Langtang is Ganesh Himal with a range of 6000 to 7000 meters.
Manaslu Larke Pass trek is one of the popular trekking routes to cross the famous Larke La Pass (5,420m.) in Manaslu area of Nepal. Mount Manaslu (8,163 m.) is the eighth highest peak located at the boarder of Nepal and Tibet.