Best Treks to do in Nepal

People have found it difficult to take a break. With the monotonous routines, the pandemic that kept us at home for two years, leaving people with so much distress, the competition has risen. As many have lost their jobs and may have had to change jobs, facing demotion and salary cuts, the time has become much more difficult than they already were on Everest base camp trek.

This situation creates much more workplace stress and competition adding to general life stress. The pandemic has also left many people with high level proximity to stress and anxiety. Thus, taking a break once in a while is healthy and of utmost importance. And when we talk about a relaxing break, what can be more soothing than a nice vacation getaway. Family trips or trips with friends are a great idea too. Most traveling enthusiasts love to plan and go on treks. Trekking is like a vacation with lots of learning. It is an embodiment of determination, patience, achievement celebrations, relaxing nights, knowledge of untamed life with a lot of life-long experiences.

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Along with the beautiful scenic beauty consisting of marvelous mountains and flora and fauna, Nepal treks give a ray of tranquility. With treks of different difficulty levels, it provides a way to interact with different ethnic groups, learn about their lifestyle, try delicious cuisine and experience the wonders of nature. Thus, here we talk about a few best and must-try treks of Nepal which are famous and exciting.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

It is not a very difficult trek starting from Pokhara, taking about nine days. With spectacular views of the 10th highest mountain in the world, Mount Annapurna and other ranges, it is a very famous trek and suitable for ones who have experience in moderate terrains. There are villages and groups of different ethnicities all along, helping you to learn about Himalayan lifestyle. The orchids, rhododendrons and plethora of flora around, the maximum altitude is 13,550 ft.

Best Time to Visit: September to November

Three Passes Trek

Being loved by adventure lovers, the three passes here include Renjo La, Cho La, and Kongma La, gateway to Mount Everest. There are many Sherpa villages and monasteries that can be attractions for new trekkers, admiring their lifestyle in the snow-capped mountains. It is suitable for the ones having some level of experience in trekking as the ascends and descents make it a difficult one to tackle.

Best Time to Visit: Between March to May. You can also plan this trek from October to November.

Rolwaling Trek

When Mount Everest was explored primarily, this area was found out, giving a magical gift to trekkers. With a chance to camp and understand the lifestyle of the Sherpa community, it gives breathtaking scenic views to capture and keep forever. The Himalayan ranges look truly splendid from here. The flora of the area includes Juniper and Rhododendron forests along with teahouses to be explored. As the name suggests the trek is between Gaurishankar Himal and Rolwaling Himal, with a high level of difficulty.

Best Time to Visit:  March – May and September – November

Helambu Trek

Helambu, one of the most beautiful places of Nepal, gives you a magical trekking experience for about 8-10 days or even shorter trek of 5 days. There are many starting points including Nagarkot, Sankhu, and even Sundarijal which has a dam. There are different villages, giving you the utmost experience of mountain life all along. Helambu is a famous spot for a relaxing and adventurous trek with Buddhist sites of pilgrim and sweet apples.

Best Time to Visit: September- November

Dhampus Trek

It is a small but a must-try trek of Nepal. With diversity of ethnic groups and a treat to remember scenic beauty, it is perfect for a short getaway and for lovers of nature. Beginning from Kathmandu, the trek follows through woods, splendid Annapurna range view along with Gurung village to Sarankot hilltop. It is a comparatively easy trek, apt for the beginners with Mt. Mchhapuchare range gives the most memorable background.

Best Time to Visit: Spring and autumn season are apt, from February to May and from September to December respectively.

Everest Base Camp Trek

The love and dream of every trekker and mountain lover is fulfilled here with the closest view of the highest mountain peak of the world, Mount Everest. With a moderate and challenging terrain for few, it provides the most sought-after experience with nature beauties of snow-clad land, the lush greenery of Himalayas and sparkling water of streams. Maximum altitude is 18,300 feet which can be reached, being the most favorite trek of adventure lovers.

Best Time to Visit: Plan the trip from March to May or September to November.

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