Adventure Treks in Nepal

In Nepal, there are more than 30 trekking trails in which difficulty level are adventure to strenuous. All the trekking trails of Nepal that exceed an altitude of 4000m is considered adventure trek. In this post, we’re going to inlight about TOP Adventure Treks in Nepal. Regardless, among these trekking trails, some of the routes are very famous to adventure enthusiasts and most of them are teahouse base trekking.

What are the best adventure treks in Nepal?

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 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, a hike to Everest Base Camp is considered an adventure trekking.

Facts of most popular adventure trek Everest Base Camp

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 trekkers who want to do an adventure trek in Nepal 5416m ( Thorong La ).

It takes 10 days to 22 days to trek the 300km distance around the entire Annapurna massif. This adventure trek offers an eye-catching view of Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, Annapurnas range, Tilicho peak, Khangsar peak, Gangapurna, Dhaulagiri, Tukuche, and Nilgiri.

The Annapurna Circuit trek starts from Besisahar and ends at Beni in classical style but nowadays because of road construction most of the people starts from Syange and finished at Jomsom. All in all, if you are looking for adventure treks Annapurna – Nepal, try out adventure Anapurna Circuit Trekking.

The fact of Adventure Annapurna Circuit Trekking

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.

Since we have to cross Larke la 5, 125m to incircle Manaslu Range, the Manaslu Circuit Trekking is taken as an ADVENTURE TREKKING.

Summary of Adventure Manaslu Trek

StartsSoti Khola
Max. elevation5100 m, Larke La
Min. duration12 Days
Best MonthMarch to May and October to December.
Trip TypeTeahouse

4. Annapurna Base Camp Trek

If you have a dream to see Annapurna I near the eye, then you should do the Annapurna Base Camp trek. Including the Ghorepani trek, you can do the Annapurna Camp trek for 10 days. The maximum elevation of this trek is 4130m. It is a moderate adventure hiking. The way is more often up and down.The trail up and down makes your trip 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 the ABC trek in 7 days. But the route will be the same for ABC go and back.

Summary of Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Max Elevation4,130m, Annapurna Base Camp
Accommodation StyleTeahouse

5. Gokyo Lakes Trek

Gokyo Lake Trek in Nepal

On the basis of tourists’ choice in the Everest region trek, the GOKYO LAKES TREK is 2nd popular adventure hike.
So why trekking to Gokyo Lakes Trekking is popular? In short, because it features tranquil views of Gokyo Lakes and numerous giant peaks.
Gokyo Lakes Hiking 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 Gokyo Ri, we can see amazing views of Everest and many other tallest peaks.
Nonetheless, before reaching Gokyo Valley, we will get the massive Ngozumpa Glacier. So all in all, the Gokyo Lakes Trekking is categorized as one of the best adventure trekking.

Facts of adventure Gokyo Lakes Trek

Max Elevation5,357 m/ 1632 ft
(Gokyo Ri)
Duration10 Days
DifficultyModerate to adventure
Best MonthMarch – May and October – November.
Accommodation StyleTeahouse/Lodge

Final words regarding top adventure treks in Nepal

I hope these 5 trending adventurous treks fulfill your wanderlust. If you are searching for other trips than we mentioned here, or want to get more information regarding TOP ADVENTURE TREKS IN NEPAL, please feel free to Contact the Base Camp Hike Pvt Ltd.

About Author

JayaramJayaram 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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