Top-Rated Hiking Destination in Nepal
Nepal, the land of the highest mountains, a number of fresh alpine lakes, high hills, and dense is the dream destination for hikers across the globe. Mostly, international tourists recommend to explore Nepal because of its natural beauty and affordable cost as well. Due to this reason, the major source of Nepal has become tourism. Trekking in Nepal is a wonderful encounter for every hiker/trekker. It is difficult to cover all the hiking routes of Nepal in a single blog. In this blog, we are going to explain the top-rated hiking destinations in Nepal as per the traveler’s recommendation. Here are the 10 popular hiking routes of Nepal:
Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the best hiking routes in Nepal to explore the highest mountain on the earth. Everest Base Camp is situated at 5364 meters to the northern Himalayan range including many other mountains and peaks around it. The main hiking routes start from Lukla airport(also known as Tenzing Hillary Airport) after 30 minutes of scenic flights from Kathmandu. Hikers could encounter high hills, rivers, suspension bridges, museums, mountains, monasteries, and several peaks along the trail. Autumn and Spring season are considered as the best hiking season to have an EBC trek. Due to moderate weather in these seasons, hikers could see blue sky, mountain range, and sunset and sunrise above the mountains. Before planning a trek, you must be well known about the destination’s weather, hiking routes, and altitude sickness.
Annapurna Circuit / Round Annapurna Trek:
Annapurna Circuit trek is popularly known as round Annapurna trekking. You can easily guess about this hiking route by its name. We do rotation over Annapurna Massif to see the rhododendron forest, river, valley, Annapurna Range, and many more. You will get a chance to explore Gurung, Thakuri, Thakali, and Mangar’s community activities in their beautiful village.
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The Hiking routes pass-through Lamjung, Manang, Muktinath, Jomsom, Marpha, and Ghorepani which are the beautiful community village of the routes. Talking about Annapurna Circuit Trek’s best time, it is also autumn and spring. During these months, the temperature became moderate as a result hikers could make the trip easier.
Manaslu Circuit Trek:
Manaslu is the eighth-highest mountain having 8,163 meters in height. The best hiking destination closest to the Kathmandu Valley is Manaslu Circuit Trek which is 125 KM far. This is not as popular as Round Annapurna and Everest Base Camp Trek but it is in fact adventurous hiking. During hiking to Mt. Manaslu, the view of clear blue sky and the white pinnacle is wonderful and stunning. You won’t be able to express your joy and satisfaction by observing those stunning views. Manaslu trek is considered as the difficult hike as we have to cross Larke-La Pass which is at 5,106 meters. March to May and September to November are the best time to hike around the Manaslu region.
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek:
To observe the sunrise view rising from the Annapurna Massif, Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is conducted. Trekkers also trek through the Annapurna Sanctuary, the valley, the river, the forest to see the magnificent Himalayan Range. Though your hike to Poon Hill is short, there is more value for the amazing view and peaceful atmosphere. In Autumn and Spring, it is more attractive to see the dense green forest below you and the snowy mountain in front of you, from where you can see the great and stunning view of the sunrise. It’s a relaxing and fast trek of the Annapurna Massif. Another choice in October for trekking in Nepal is Ghorepani Poon Hill.
In a delightful homestay/ Teahouse, the Langtang Valley is one of the most beautiful places in Nepal with amazing scenery and authentic culture along with well-managed hospitality. The Langtang Valley Trek takes you to the group of Tamang where you get an opportunity to communicate with them and learn their culture, language, and way of life in the Tamang community. During this trek, you will have an enjoyable and wonderful experience and will have plenty of sweet memories. The trek goes through amazing thick green forest, yak pastures, rivers, lakes. The Hiking route goes through Syabrubesi, Lama Hotel, Langtang Valley and Kyanjin Gompa. Autumn and Spring are the best season of the year to have wonderful hiking in this valley.