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Top Five Base Camps in Nepal

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17 December 2021 16:28 PM | UPDATED 1 month ago

17 December 2021 16:28 PM

Are you guys searching for top base camps in Nepal? 

Trekking to the base camp is itself the most challenging for the trekkers. It is necessary to be healthy physically to go for a trek to base camp. Those who love adventure, they go for the trek. Thus, Nepal is a country that is most famous for trekking, hiking, mountain climbing.  Because Nepal is fully covered by natural resources. So it lies in the world’s second-richest country in natural resources. Here you can see more than 1300 mountains, peaks which height is started from 600meter. Nepal is also known as the kingdom of Himalaya where you can see the 8 highest mountains peaks of the world lie. That’s why Nepal is more famous for the base camp trek. Base Camp is the initial step for mountain climbers. 

Due to the craze of people towards the trek, base camps of Nepal became famous all over the world. Trekkers can see an amazing panorama of snowy, Oak forests, Rhododendron, and many more Himalayan summits on the way. So if you love to feel thrilled base camp is the best option for the trek. 

Here we have shared the top five base camps in Nepal below

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  1. Everest Base Camp
  2. Annapurna Base Camp
  3. Dhaulagiri Base Camp
  4. Kanchanjunga Base Camp
  5. Makalu Base Camp
Mount Everest is the world’s highest mountain above sea leve
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1. Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp lies in between China and Nepal. It is the primary point of Mount Everest. There are two base camps on the opposite sides of Mount Everest. One is South Base Camp and another is North Base Camp. South Base Camp lies in Nepal at an altitude of 5,364 Meter (17,598ft). Whereas North Base Camp lies in Tibet, China at 5,150 Meter(16,900ft). 

These are the initial campsites of Mt.Everest which are used by the Mountain climbers. Hikers are also visited there to see the beautiful pace of Mount Everest. North Base Camp is used by Mount Everest climbers when they go to Northern ridge. Whereas they go through South Base Camp to reach Southern ridge. Thus there are two base camps for the mountain climbers in the Everest Base Camp. 

Everest Base Camp

2. Annapurna Base Camp

Annapurna Circuit is one of the best trekking trails in the world. The total length of the trek is about 160-230 km. The trails lie in the northwest Himalayans part of the country Nepal. It is also known as the Annapurna Round trekking. It takes about 15-20 days to complete this trek. 

While traveling to Annapurna Circuit, it rounds the Annapurna Himalayans Range. Trekkers can see an amazing panorama of snowy Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Hiunchuli, Mt. Gangapurana, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and many more Himalayan summits. From the base camp of Annapurna, you can see the beautiful peaks

Annapurna Base Camp Nepal

3. Dhaulagiri Base camp

Dhaulagiri Base Camp is one of the challenging trekking trails in the world. It lies in the northwest of the Asian country Nepal. This base camp lies between China and Nepal broader. The total duration for this trek is 20 days. so it requires perfect fitness for walking in the snow for more than three weeks with heavy bags. The trails lie in the western Himalayan’s part of the country Nepal and souther of country China.

 While traveling to Dhaulagiri Base Camp it rounds the Dhaulagiri Himalayans Range. Trekkers can see an amazing panorama of snowy, Oak forests, Rhododendron, and many more Himalayan summits. From the base camp of Dhaulagiri, you can see the beautiful peaks. This trekking route follows the Himalayan border with Tibet and Nepal. This trek is more challenging than others because Dhaulagiri lies in the world’s seventh-highest peak. It has 8167 Meter, 26795 ft in height. 

4. Kanchanjunga Base Camp

Kanchanjunga Base Camp is one of the best trekking trails in the world. The total length of the trek is about 220 km. so it requires perfect fitness for walking in the snow for more than three weeks with heavy bags. The trails lie in the eastern Himalayans part of the country Nepal. It takes about 25-26 days to complete this trek. 

While traveling to Kanchanjunga Base Camp it rounds the Kanchanjunga Himalayans Range. Trekkers can see an amazing panorama of snowy, Oak forests, Rhododendron, and many more Himalayan summits. From the base camp of Kanchenjunga, you can see the beautiful peaks. This trekking route follows Nepal’s Himalayan border with Tibet and India. 

This is the primary campsite of Kanchanjunga which is used by Mountain climbers. Trek to Kanchanjunga Base Camp is an amazing 26 days holiday destination in the eastern part of the country Nepal. This is an amazing destination for domestic as well as international tourist. You can get refreshment by the beautiful and breathtaking views of peaks. From the Kanchenjunga base camp route, you can see the beautiful glacier. 

5. Makalu Base Camp

Makalu Base Camp is one of the remote route trekking trails in the world. It is more challenging than other base camp treks. It lies in the eastern part of the Asian country Nepal. The total duration for this trek is 20 days. so it requires perfect physical fitness for walking in the snow for more than two weeks with heavy bags. The trails lie in the eastern Himalayan part of the country Nepal. While traveling to Makalu Base Camp it rounds the Makalu Himalayans Range. 

Trekkers can see an amazing panorama of snowy, Oak forests, Rhododendron, a Variety of landscapes and cultures, and many more Himalayan summits. From the base camp of Makalu, you can see the beautiful peaks. This trek is more challenging than others because Makalu lies in the world’s fifth-highest peak. It has 8481 meters in height. And it is the perfect trekking destination for those who love nature the most. 

The icy Annapurna mountains covered with snow in the Nepal Himalaya

Thus, if you are planning for Base Camp Trek then the above-mentioned information may be a plus point for your trek. And the most important thing for the trek is You have to make yourself fit and increase willpower for the trek. You have to take a trekking guide from the expert. And maybe the above-mentioned information will be helpful for you.