The Best Base Camp Treks Nepal
by Jayaram Thapaliya · Updated March 3, 2023
As we have numerous tallest (7000 plus) peaks in Nepal, we have many BASE CAMP of mountains. Hence, there are so many MOUNTAIN BASE CAMP where tourists can observe it’s beauty by trekking. But not all are equally popular, only certain base camp treks are well known to travelers. In short “Base Camp” is famously known for expeditions/climbing starting point and TREKKING ENDING POINT. In this post, we’re going to highlight the BEST BASE CAMP TREKS IN NEPAL.
1. Everest Base Camp Trek
We can say, the Everest Base Camp Trek is #1(number 1) hiking and trekking trail in the world. Located in Khumbu Nepal, it has attracted thousands of tourists each year from all over the world.
Apart from the best scenery of Giant peak , EBC trek brings you home town of SHERPA PEOPLE. Nonetheless, there are numerous highest peaks that we can see on the way to Everest Base Camp.
Being traveller #1 choice Everest Base Camp Trek, it is the bucket list destination for all adventure lovers from all over the world.
#2. Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Being the nearest destination from Pokhara, the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is catching mostly tourist attention year by year. Those who want to see the 10th tallest peak(Annapurna )of the world, trekking to Annapurna Base Camp opt for an adventure spot.
“The Annapurna Base Camp trek is also known as the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek”. ABC (short form)was the first commercial trekking route in Nepal which offers trekkers more than 10 peaks with an extraordinary view with close up distance.
With a maximum height of 4130m, it can be done in 5 days to 12 days.
#3 – Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek
The Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek is one of the east base camp treks in Nepal. Being the neighbor route of the most popular Annapurna Base Camp Trek, the Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek is likely getting a popularity level of ABC.
Mainly trekking to Mardi Himal Base Camp provides the closest view of Fishtail(Machhapuchhre) with an eye-catching manner. Not only that you’ll have a fanatic view of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Annapurna whilst trekking to Mardi Himal.
It also became the choice of trekkers being short and easy treks near Pokhara.
#4 – Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek
Although Mount Kanchenjunga is the 3rd tallest peak, 2nd tallest peak of Nepal, enriched with natural beauty and less crowded, it is not getting tourists like Annapurna and Everest. Because it lies in far eastern Nepal(near the border of India).
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#5 – Makalu Base Camp Trek
The Makalu Base Camp Trek is an adventure trek and also one of part of the great Himalayan Trail. Trekking to Makalu Base Camp is a very less visited trail in Nepal because of its remoteness.
You will get wilderness experiences, empty trails, and majestic views of Makalu within 3 weeks.
On the way to Makalu Base Camp, you’ll see giant peaks such as Everest, Makalu, Lhotse and Baruntse
We’ve presented here the top 5 BASE CAMP TREKS of Nepal on the basis of tourist flow. Let me know, which trekking might be suitable for you and your personal opinion on these top 5 treks by commenting below.