A Trekker’s Paradise: Must visit Trekking Routes in Nepal

One can say that Nepal itself is a trekker’s paradise. The insane number of trek options one can choose from in Nepal itself makes it every trekker’s dream. 

However, the large number of treks to choose from can be sometimes exhausting and confusing especially when it is your first trek in Nepal. 

Nepal is home to beautiful mountains, lakes, valleys, rivers, forests, rich culture, amazing food, and the most kind and hardworking people. One must choose a trek that includes all these experiences in a way that your expectations from the trek are also fulfilled. 

Trekking involves so much more than just adventure, it helps one to get close to nature, feel calmer, understand new cultures, give a new flavor to your taste buds, understands team work and the list goes on. 

If you are looking forward to a view that is no less than heaven on earth, Nepal is an ideal destination. 

Here are some amazing and popular trekking routes in Nepal that will make you feel like heaven lies here. These treks are selected keeping adventure and fun in mind also these treks still maintain their original touch despite immense popularity. 

Everest Base Camp

The Everest Base Camp trek is a 10 to 15 days trek and camp journey to the mountains. This trek is one of the most popular treks in Nepal. 

This camp is located towards the south of Mt. Everest in the Solukhumbu District. The trek requires previous trekking experience and good endurance. 

The trek starts from Lukla which is an entry to most trekking destinations in Nepal. On the way to the trek, trekkers pass through Namche Bazar which is regarded as a great place to visit in Nepal. 

A Trekker’s Paradise Must visit Trekking Routes in Nepal

Trekkers also pass through traditional Sherpa village which is one of the best ways to get an insight into the Sherpa culture and ethnicity. The trek is a clever way to incorporate thrill, fun, and suspense into the trip.  You can either choose regular Everest base camp trek or most popular, Everest base camp luxury trek for your journey to Everest Base Camp. The route is almost same but in the luxury trek, you can get better facilities compared to regular.

Annapurna Base Camp 

The trek is a great alternative to the Everest base camp one. It is one of the famous yet not very common treks in Nepal. The trek starts from Pokhara to Chhomrong. 

On the way to the base came one passes through Machapurchre base camp. This trek is moderately difficult but does require prior experience. 

The way to the camp is quite safe and does not have many steps. One would require walking at least six to seven hours per day to complete the trek successfully. 

Langtang Valley

This trek is the best way to connect to the environment along with the Natives. The trek takes one to the Langtang National Park. The trek is usually a week long. On the way to the trek, trekkers come across Tamang village. 

The village is rich in culture and the natives are one of the kindest and helpful people. This trek will get you along wildlife, flora, fauna, mountains, and rivers on its way to the final destination.


This trek is comparatively shorter than the above-mentioned treks. It is about five to six days long, perfect if you do not have many days for the trek. This trek takes place in the lower area of the Annapurna region. 

The trek provides with best sightseeing experience. During the month of May, the view has a pop of color to it as Rhododendron flowers bloom all along the way to the trek. A basic hiking experience is enough for this particular trek.


Mustang or the upper Mustang Trek takes place in one of the driest regions in Nepal. The path and areas along the trek still happen to reserve the real and raw looks as this trek was not possible a few years ago so as to reserve the originality of the region.

The trek will take you along the undiscovered and less known places remains of the early Buddhist kingdoms along with the stunning view of the mountains.

Gokyo Lake

The Gokyo lake is situated in the Gokyo valley which lies in the Everest region. This trek initially starts from the same path to the Everest Base camp that is from Lukla to Namche Bazar but then splits from Dole leading to Gokyo Valley. 

The fact that fewer people undertake the trek makes one able to spend better time around nature and interact with the natives. The view of this trek is extraordinarily beautiful. This land of the Gokyo is no less than heaven on Earth. 


This trek is along the Langtang region of Nepal. It is one of the most famous treks of the Langtang region. This trek can be taken via Sundarijal or Melamchi Bazar which is comparatively at a higher altitude. 

This trek brings many lakes and rivers along the way. Since the region is famous for glaciers, the sun rises and sunset his place feels like the ultimate meet of heat with water. This place also has a dam which is a source of water for many places in the country. 


This trek takes place in the Annapurna region. The trek starts from the city of lakes that is Pokhara. This trek is ten to twelve days long. The path along the trek is pretty decent for a hike but not the very best for a 3-wheeler. 

One to one and half hour drive from Jomson leads to Muktinath, which is a very prominent holy region for Hindu pilgrims. 

Rara Lake

The main attraction of Rara Lake is the mountains that surround it. The water in the lake s deep blue making the region look like a blue paradise of snowcapped mountains and clean fresh lakes. 

The trek starts from Nepalgunj and then to Jumla. A three-hour walk from Mugu takes you to Rara Lake.


Gosainkunda is a lake situated in the Langtang National Park of the Langtang region. It is considered to be one of the purest lakes in the country both in culturally way and environmentally. This lake lies between the Helambu and the Langtang valley and the view here is to die for.

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