Best 3 Trekking Trail

There are many fabulous trekking routes around the world. I have chosen best 3 trekking trails in Nepal which offers mind-blogging memories as per the preference of guest. These are the most visited top 3 treks in Nepal.

 

Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the enchanting and most trekked routes in Nepal. The trekkers loved to reach foothill of Mount Everest.  During the trek can embark eye-catching view of snow-capped mountains such as Mount Everest, Mt. Amadablam, Mt, Lhotse, Makalu etc. The trek starts after scenic a flight from Kathmandu.

 

Alongside with the antique monasteries (Teng boche ), typical Gurung & Sherpa culture. Get a chance to sight some of the endangered wildlife including snow leopard and Himalayan musk deer. Different hanging icicles, glacier, and diverse landscape en-route enhance adventure to your treks. The traveler can reach to Kala Patthar through helicopter within a day.

 

Highlights

  • Tengboche monastery
  • Namche Bazar- a gateway to Mount Everest
  • Khumbu Glacier
  • Kala Patthar- the highest point of the trek- a vantage point for the Everest view
  • Visit a school established by Sir Edmund Hillary in Khumjung village

Lowlights

  • There are no variations in trek routes. The routes, landscapes are almost similar in the overall trek.

 

Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek

 Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary

Day 01: Lukla (45 minutes) and trek to Phakding (2,652m. /4-5 hours trekking/ 8km approx.).

  • Availability: – Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazar (3,440m. /5-6 hours trekking/ 10km approx.).

  • Availability: – Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 03: Hike up to Syanboche and explore Sherpa capital.

  • Availability: – Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 04: Trek to Tengboche (3870m./5-6 hours trekking/ 10km approx.).

  • Availability: – Electricity, Mobile Network, WIFI, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 05: Trek to Dingboche (4360m./5-6 hours trekking/ 8km approx

  • Availability: – Electricity, Mobile Network Partly, WIFI, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 06: Hike up to Nagarjun Hill and Explore Dingboche village.

  • Availability: – Electricity, WIFI, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 07: Trek to Lobuche (4940m./ 5-6 hours trekking/ 7km approx.)

  • Availability: – Electricity, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 08: Lobuche to Gorakshep (5170m.)- Everest Base Camp (5364m.) and trek back to Gorakshep (7-8 hours trekking. / 15km approx.)

  • Availability: – Electricity, Mobile Network Partly, Wifi, Mineral water

 

Day 09: Gorakshep to Kala Patthar (5545m.) and trek to Pheriche (4280m./ 6-7 hours trek/ 15km trekking)

  • Availability: – Electricity, Mobile Network Partly, Wifi, Mineral water

 

Day 10: Trek back to Namche Bazar (5-6 hours trekking/ 15km approx.)

  • Availability: – Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water, ATM

 

Day 11: Trek back to Phakding (4-5 hours trekking/ 7 km approx.)

  • Availability: – Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 12: Trek to Lukla (4-5 hours trekking/ 7km approx.)

  • Availability: – Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 13: Scenic Flight back to Kathmandu (45 minutes flight).

 

Equipment List for Everest Base Camp Trek

  • 1 pair strong hiking boots
  • 1 pair sports shoe
  • 1 medium rucksack/backpack
  • 1 small day pack
  • 1 sleeping bag (according to seasons)
  • 1 inner sleeping sheet
  • 1 down jacket/all weather Anorak
  • 1 fleece/warm sweater
  • 1 water and windproof jacket
  • 2 pair lightweight trousers
  • 1 pair shorts
  • 2 long sleeves cotton or polypro
  • 2 T-shirts
  • 1 medium sized towel
  • 1 water bottle-1 or 2 litre
  • 1 torch/flashlight and spare batteries
  • 1 Swiss type knife
  • 2 pairs light socks
  • 3 pairs heavy wool socks
  • Underwear (including thermals)
  • Cotton headscarf/bandana

 

 

 

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna circuit Trek is a delightful trek in the foothills of entire Annapurna Range and round Annapurna trip. The Annapurna trek leads through lush pastures to the Alpine forest.  The route offers majestic view of Annapurna range, and conclude in the barren dessert-like terrains of Manang & Mustang. Annapurna Massif (Annapurna I-IV), Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, Gangapurna, Tilicho Peak, Pisang Peak, and Paungda Danda etc. are highest mountains see during the trek.

 

Highlights

  • Thorong La Pass
  • Kali Gandaki Gorge- deepest in the world
  • Muktinath temple, Kagbeni, Jomsom
  • Tilicho lake- lake situated at the highest altitude
  • Ethnic villages of Gurungs and Magars
  • Rupse Waterfall, Natural hot spring in Tatopani

Lowlights

  • The trek`s top point Thorang La pass 5416 M , so maybe crowded for those who want to walk in peace & availability of motor roads has made the trail dustier and less adventurous.

 

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Itinerary of Annapurna Circuit Trek

Day 1: Drive to Ngadi (890m./8-9hours drive/200 km approx.)

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 2: Trek to Jagat (1,300m/4-5 hours trek/ 7km approx.)

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 3: Trek to Dharapani (1,860m/5-6 hours trek/8km approx.)

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 4: Dharapani to Chame (2,670m/5-6 hours trek/8 km approx.)

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 5: Trek to Lower Pisang (3,200m/4-5 hours trek/7 km approx.)

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 6: Trek to Manang (3,500m/5-6 hours/8 km approx.)

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 7: Rest day in Manang (3,500m)

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 8: Manang to Yak Kharka (4,050m/4-5 hours trek/7 km approx. )

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 9: Trek to Thorong Phedi (4,525m/4-5 hours trek/ 7 km approx.)

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 10: Pass Thorong La (5,416m) and trek to Muktinath (3,800m/7-8 hours trek/9 km approx. )

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 11: Trek to Kagbeni (2,810m/4-5hours trek/6 km approx.)

  1. Option 1: You can take a jeep to Tatopani directly.
  2. Option 2: You can take a direct flight to Pokhara from Jomsom.

 

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 12: Trek to Marpha (2,670m/5-6 hours trek/8 km approx.)

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 13: Trek to Ghasa (2,010m/5-6 hours trek/8 km approx.)

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 14: Trek to Tatopani (1,190m/5-6 hours trek/ 7 km approx.)

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 15: Tatopani to Ghorepani (2,860m/5-6 hours trek/8 km approx.

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 16: Hike to Poon Hill (3,210m./1 hour trek/2.5km approx.), trek to Ghandruk(2,600m./6-7 hours trek/15km. approx.).

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 17: Trek back to Nayapul (950m./4-5 hours trek/ 7 km approx.) and drive back to Pokhara(820m./1.h hours)

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 18: Drive/Fly to Kathmandu (6-7 hours drive or 30 minutes flight):

 

Annapurna Circuit Trek Equipment List

  • 1 pair strong hiking boots
  • 1 medium rucksack/backpack
  • 1 small day pack
  • 1 sleeping bag (according to seasons)
  • 1 down jacket/all weather Anorak
  • 1 fleece/warm sweater
  • 1 water and windproof jacket
  • 2 pair lightweight trousers
  • 1 pair shorts
  • 2 long sleeves cotton or polypro
  • 2 T-shirts
  • 1 medium sized towel
  • 1 water bottle-1 or 2 litre
  • 1 torch/flashlight and spare batteries
  • 3 pairs heavy wool socks
  • Underwear (including thermals)
  • Cotton headscarf/bandana
  • Warm hat/gloves (waterproof)
  • Sunglasses and Sunhat
  • Money Belt
  • Water purification tablets/solution
  • Sun block Cream(30-50)
  • Washing kit: include
  • Personal toiletries
  • Moleskin for blister
  • Toilet paper
  • Bio degradable soap/shampoo
  • Any personal medication
  • 3/4 plastic bags (for wrapping clothes)

 

 

Upper Mustang Trek

The rugged Trans- Himalayan region trek upper mustang offers amazing views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and the other Himalayas. The trek starts from Jomsom after scenic flight or drive to Jomsom & trail follows the ancient salt caravan route. White painted houses, extended barley fields, old Gompas, chortens and prayer flags beautifies entire trial.

 

Highlights

  • Lo Manthang- the capital of the kingdom of Lo
  • Insight into Tibetan Lama Buddhism
  • Oldest monasteries in the world.
  • Mysterious caves and geographical variations.
  • The Tibetan-influenced lifestyle of mountain people

Lowlights

  • You cannot go on an independent trek cause restricted area.
  • You may have the problem of accommodation in November- the high time of the local’s migration to lower altitudes.
  • Challenging afternoon winds.
Upper Mustang Trek

Upper Mustang Trek

Upper Mustang Trek Itinerary

 

Day 01: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara(820m.)

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

Day 02: Fly to Jomsom and Trek to Kagbeni (2,858m. /3-4 hours)

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

Day 03: Kagbeni to Chele (3,050m. /5-6 hours)

  • Availability:- Electricity, Hot Shower

 

Day 04: Chele to Gelling (3,500m. / 4-5 hours)

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 05: Gelling to Charang (3,620m. /4-5 hours):

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 06: Charang to Lo-Mangthang (3840m. /5-6 hours):

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 07: Acclimatization day

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 08: Lo-Mangthang to Ghami (3545m. / 5-6 hours)

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 09: Ghami to Samar (3,356m. /4-5 hours)

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 10: Ghami to Kagbeni (2,858m. /7-8 hours)

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 11: Kagbeni to Jomsom (2,700m. /3-4 hours)

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 12: Fly to Pokhara (820m. / 30 minutes flight)

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Day 13: Drive back Kathmandu (1,334m. / 6 hours)

  • Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower, Mineral water

 

Upper Mustang Trek Equipment List

  • 1 pair strong hiking boots
  • 1 medium rucksack/backpack
  • 1 small day pack
  • 1 sleeping bag (according to seasons)
  • 1 down jacket/all weather Anorak
  • 1 fleece/warm sweater
  • 1 water and windproof jacket
  • 2 pair lightweight trousers
  • 1 pair shorts
  • 2 long sleeves cotton or polypro
  • 2 T-shirts
  • 1 medium sized towel
  • 1 water bottle-1 or 2 litre
  • 1 torch/flashlight and spare batteries
  • 3 pairs heavy wool socks
  • Underwear (including thermals)
  • Cotton headscarf/bandana
  • Warm hat/gloves (waterproof)
  • Sunglasses and Sunhat
  • Money Belt
  • Water purification tablets/solution
  • Sun block Cream(30-50)
  • Washing kit: include
  • Personal toiletries
  • Moleskin for blister
  • Toilet paper
  • Bio degradable soap/shampoo
  • Any personal medication
  • 3/4 plastic bags (for wrapping clothes)