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10 Trekking Sport in Nepal

10 Trekking Sport in Nepal

10 November 2021 06:55 AM | UPDATED 3 weeks ago

10 November 2021 06:55 AM

Traveling or going somewhere does not mean trekking. The outdoor activity of walking for more than one day is known as Trekking. For some people, trekking may be the aim, motive, commitment, dream, the objective. They usually go trekking for refreshments as well. Specially they choose the best season for trek i.e. spring.   Nowadays the word trekking has become the dream and aim for people. They usually go on a trek once a year for refreshments.

As we all know that  Nepal is a country that is more famous for trekking, mountaineering, hiking, and traveling because of the beautiful natural resources with adventure geographical structure. So many people from inside the country as well as outside the country visit Nepal for trekking.  Nowadays due to development and well-facilitated hotels and lodges, tourists can feel at ease in the trekking sport. This is the main source of income for people from hilly and mountain areas is tourism. Also, they generate income from guiding the tourists, hotels, lodges, and so on. 

In-country Nepal, there are so many places that are beautiful and rich in religion, history, and cultural heritage. These places attract domestic as well as international tourists for trekking. It will be great and easy to visit while traveling in Nepal if you get the local guides for trekking. There are so many beautiful places like heaven, where you can feel free from the crowd. Here we have shared some best trekking sport in Nepal: They are illustrated below:

Table of Content

  1. Poon Hill
  2. Jomsom Muktinath
  3. Goisekunda
  4. Manang
  5. Rara Lake
  6. Bandipur
  7. Pokhara
  8. Annapurna
  9. Manaslu
  10. Khaptad

1. Poon Hill

Poon Hill is located in the broader Myagdi District. This trek is the shortest for tourists. It takes 4-8 days for the tourist to visit. And also it depends upon how much time you take to visit. It is one of the easiest trekking places for the traveler. You can see the mountains like the Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Himchuli, Dhampus peak, and many other peaks from this place. Poon Hill is one of the most famous viewpoints in the world. It’s a beautiful view of Himalayan mountains (Annapurna) in the morning when seen from the top of Poonhill peak, Nepal

2. Jomsom Muktinath

This is the most beautiful city located in the Kali Gandaki Valley of Mid-western Nepal. It is the town of the lower Mustang. This place is an exciting destination to visit which represents Gurung and Thakali villages, windswept Tibetan plateau, rhododendron forest, historical museum, and so on. It is one of the most effective ways to get near the Himalayas: with marvelous views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri being the main highlight of the trip. It takes 10 days for the tourist to visit. Also, it depends upon the visitors, how much they take to visit. 

3. Goisekunda

This place lies in the Rausa District of Bagmati Province. This place is specially visited by Hindus and Buddhists. In the past Nepalese people used to visit there only in Janaipurnima. According to the legend, God Shiva created the Gosaikunda Lake when he pierced a glacier with his trident to obtain water to quench his thirst after swallowing a poison that threatened to destroy the world. 

Nowadays domestic, as well as international tourists, visit this place not only for its religious nature. They visit that place to see the beautiful nature and the lake which lies at the top of the hills. It takes 5-6 days for trekkers to visit this place.

This place lies in the Rausa District of Bagmati Province. This place is specially visited by Hindus and Buddhists. In the past Nepalese people used to visit there only in Janaipurnima.

4. Manang

Manang is a town which is located in the Manang district. This district gets the least amount of rainfall among districts of Nepal as it lies to the north of the Himalayas which blocks monsoon air. Manang is the best and adventurous place for trekking. It takes 10 days to visit Manang. This place is full of mountains, spiritual gumbas, hidden caves, and cultures. Trekking to Manang is not as easy because of narrow roads with high cliffs. 

5. Rara Lake

Rara Lake is located at the Rara National Park of Jumla and Mugu district of Karnali Province. This lake is a freshwater lake and the largest lake which lies in the 3050m within the boundary of Rara National Park. Every year many tourists come to visit this place for trekking. This lake is the 2,990m deepest lake in Nepal and also one of the pristine. Surrounded by green hills on all sides covered in juniper trees. It takes 7-8 days for the trek to visit this place. Also, it depends upon the visitor how much time they take for a visit.

Rara lake

6. Bandipur

Bandipur is located on the top hill of Tanahun District, of Nepal. This place is famous for trekking due to the preservation of old-time cultural houses. This place is fully covered by the Kayastha caste(Newar people). They have preserved the old culture and religion which attracts the traveler most. It takes 3-4 days to visit this place. In this place, you can get fully refreshed by the surroundings, food, and nature. You can get the pure Newari society there.  

Bandipur Nepal

7. Pokhara

Pokhara is a city that lies in the Kaski district of Gandaki Province. And the second largest city of NEPAL after Kathmandu. It lies in the Westbound of Nepal. And the second largest city of NEPAL after Kathmandu. It is also called the traveler capital and city of Lake. Pokhara has developed into a journey tourism vacation spot for many years. Though Pokhara is the city that is more famous for Trekking as well. It is also known as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nepal. Tourists from inside and outside the country visit Pokhara Valley to see the Himalayas range and lakes. It is also famous for Trekking, Rafting, canoeing, and bungee jumping. The time to visit this place depends upon the visitors. 

8. Annapurna Base Camp

Annapurna is a massif in the Himalayas in north-central Nepal that includes one peak over 8000 meters, thirteen peaks over 7000 meters, and sixteen more over 6000 meters. It is the tenth tallest mountain in the world, but it ranks as one of the most dangerous. It is bounded by the Kali Gandaki Gorge on the west, the Marshyangdi River on the north and east, and the Pokhara Valley on the south. It takes 7-8 days to reach and visit the Annapurna Base Camp for the visitors.

9. Manaslu

Manaslu is also known as Kutang. It is the eighth-highest mountain in the world at 8,163m above sea level. It is the Mansiri Himal, part of the Nepalese Himalayas, in the west-central part of Nepal. There is meaning in the name of this mountain i.e. “mountain of the spirit” and is derived from the Sanskrit word Manasa, meaning “intellect” or “soul”. The perfect time to visit is spring. This place is also the best place for a trek in Nepal. 

10. Khaptad

Khaptad is one of the heavens of the Far Western Region. It is fully covered in 4 districts namely Bajura, Doti, Bajhang, and Accham. Here you can see the 22 beautiful green grasslands that look breathtakingly awesome. The best month to visit this place is March/ April/May. This time the climate will be best to see the real beauty of this place. According to the visitors, this place is one of the most beautiful places for trekking. You can feel free from the crowd if you visit this place. It’s heaven on earth. It takes 10 days for the visitors to reach and visit this place. Khaptad Trek is the best trekking route to explore Far Western Nepal.

The above-mentioned places are the best and adventurous places for trekking. You will feel great if you get the opportunity and time to visit these places.