Adventure Treks in Nepal

In Nepal, there are more than 30 trekking trails in which difficulty level are an adventure to strenuous. Regardless, among these trekking trails, some of the routes are very famous to the adventure enthusiasts.

On the basis of the demand of international tourists, here I have pointed top 5 adventure treks in Nepal. They are :

  1. Everest Base Camp Trek
  2. Annapurna Circuit Trek
  3. Manaslu Circuit Trek
  4. Annapurna Base Camp Trek
  5. Gokyo Lakes Trek

#1 – Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek Distance

Everest base camp trek is the most thrilling, exciting, and challenging trek for the hiking lovers. It is an enthralling world-class journey in the high Himalayas that leads you to the base camp of the highest peak on earth. Situated in the Khumbu region, Nepal it is beautiful heaven in itself.

Everest Base Camp is the gateway for all the climbers that attempt to climb the highest is the most famous trekking location that holds a long history of pride, glory, and tragedy too. It will lead you to the best viewpoints on earth like Kala Patthar (5555 m) . Along with that, you will also be able to witness the unbelievable and magnificent view of Mt. Everest and other nearby mountains. This trek will give you a lifetime experience of the pictorial Khumbu valley.

If you have around 2 weeks of holidays for Nepal, then you make it Everest Base Camp Trek 12 days.. Round flight from Lukla is the way to make Everest trek short. But we need to have around one day extra. If we can not fly out from Lukla at a written time because of the weather problems, then we need to wait for another day.

Max. elevation5,600 m, Kala Patthar
Min. duration12 Days
Best SeasonMarch to May and October to December.
Trip TypeLodge/Teahouse

#2 – Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit trekking is the most demanded hiking trail of Nepal.It is best for those trekers who want to do adventure trek in Nepal 5416m ( Thorong La ) makes this trail adventure. We need to cross the Thorong la, the world widest pass.If you have short holidays, then you can do Annapurna Circuit trek for 10 days.

It takes 10 to 22 days to trek the 300km distance around the entire Annapurna massif. We need to acclimatize to cross the Thorong La. At Manang, we will have a rest day to acclimatization. The trek offers an eye-catching view of Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, Annapurnas range, Tilicho peak, Khangsar peak, Gangapurna, Dhaulagiri, Tukuche and Nilgiri.

This trek start from Besisahar and ends at Beni at tradition but nowadays because of road construction most of the people starts from Syange and finished at Jomsom.Along the trail, you pass through hospitable villages and the world’s deepest gorge.On the way of this, we can see the world’s deepest gorge.Trek Facts

Max. elevation5,416 m, Thorong La
Min. duration10 Days
Best SeasonMarch to May and October to December.
Trip TypeTeahouse
DocumentsPermits and TIMS

#3 – Manaslu Circuit Trek

Manaslu Trek

Manaslu Circuit Trek is geographically marvelous and culturally rich. It starts from Soti Khola or Machha Khola and ends at Besisahar or Dharapani.

The popular Manaslu trekking route of 177 kilometers skirts the Manaslu massif over the pass down to Annapurna. Manaslu is the 8th highest mountain in the world at 8,163 meters (26,781 ft) above sea level. It is located in the Mansiri Himal, part of the Nepalese Himalayas, in the west-central part of Nepal.

Manaslu is the highest peak of the Gorkha District. Samagaun (3350M) is one of the famous places on the Manaslu region trek. This village lies just opposite part of Mt. Manaslu (8167m)which is one of the top 14 mountains above 8000-meter height.

If the weather is clear you can see the sunrise on the top of mt. Manaslu and most of the trekkers take 2-day rest in this place so then they can go to the lake near the village called Birendra lake.Minimum two people need to get permits for Manaslu.

StartsSoti Khola
Max. elevation5100 m, Larke La
Min. duration15 Days
Best MonthMarch to May and October to December.
Trip TypeTeahouse

3. Annapurna Base Camp Trek

If you have a dream to see Annapurna near the eye, then you need to do Annapurna Base Camp trek.Including Ghorapani trek you can do Annapurna Camp trek 10 days. Maximum elevation of this trek is 4130m.It is moderate adventure hiking.The way are more often up and down.The trail up and down makes your trip for more interesting.

Traditionally if ABC trek starts from Naypul then finished at Dhampus Phedi and if starts from Dhampus Phedi and finished at Nayapul. We can also do ABC trek in 7 days . But the route will be the same for ABC go and back.Trek Facts:

Max Elevation4,130m, Annapurna Base Camp
Accommodation StyleTeahouse

#5 – Gokyo Lakes Trek

Gokyo Lake Trek in Nepal

On the basis of tourists’ choice in Everest region trek, GOKYO LAKES TREK is 2nd popular after Everest Base Camp. But in Nepal, it comes 5th position.
So why trekking to Gokyo Lakes is popular? Because it provides tranquil views of Gokyo Lakes and
The Gokyo Lakes Trek is one the most picturesque of the beaten route in the Everest region.
Throughout the journey to Gokyo Lakes, we can hike to Gokyo Ri from where we can see amazing views of Everest and other peaks.
Nonetheless, before reaching to Gokyo Valley, we will get the massive Ngozumpa Glacier.

Max Elevation5,357 m/ 1632 ft
(Gokyo Ri)
Best MonthMarch – May and October – November.
Accommodation StyleTeahouse


I hope these 5 trending adventure treks fullfill your wanderlust. If you are searching other trips than we mentioned here, or want to get more information regarding TOP ADVENTURE TREKS IN NEPAL, Contact Us.

About Author

Jayaram Thapaliya, an executive director at BASE CAMP HIKE. He has trekked to mostly places in Nepal. He has been to Annapurna Circuit more than 10 times. Jayaram is the one who is ready to help you to make wonderful trip in Nepal.

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