This 2021 is your year to join trekking trips in Nepal that you are looking forward since long time ago. There are many trekking adventures in Nepal to embark on; but we have hand-picked the top five ones so that you can start planning on these trips and make 2021 a year with happy holidays after facing the troublesome pandemic.
Everest Base Camp Trek
Trekking at Everest Base Camp is something that every adventure traveler loves to embark on at least once in their lifetime. This adventure trekking is all about scintillating views of highest Himalayas on planet earth with insights into Sherpa culture traditions while we make all the way to base camp.
Annapurna Round Trek
For 2021, Annapurna Round Trek would be perfect adventure around the foothills of tenth highest Himalaya. It is a round trek, or commonly known as Annapurna Circuit Trek initiating from Beshishar, Chame, taking all the way up to high passes of Thorong la pass including cultural and religious insights of both Hinduism and Buddhism at Muktinath before making our way towards beautiful lake city of Pokhara via Jomsom, Kagbeni and Marpha. It is all about the best of nature, landscapes, flora, fauna, cultural and religious highlights with spectacular views of Annapurna Himalayan range.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Annapurna Base Camp Trek should be in your check list while visiting Nepal. Starting and ending from paradise city of Pokhara, you walk through beautiful Gurung inhabited villages, settlements with excursion to Ghorepani and Poonhill followed by gradual ascent to base camp of fishtail and finally Mt. Annapurna. Upon arrival, you will simply love the experience to be surrounded by Himalayas from all directions. You will start missing this trip right while returning from ABC.
Rara Lake Trek
On the other hand, Rara Lake Trek is completely different remote off the beaten path trekking adventure at rural areas of Nepal. It is fully organized trekking where we set up camps, stop at local homestays, enjoy pristine nature and capture the best moments along with us. This Rara Lake Trek is also an exclusive opportunity to acknowledge the simple lifestyle of local inhabitants far away from modernization, learn few things and appreciate the differences. Your visit to these remote areas of Nepal will also play a positive role in uplifting the local economy.
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
While Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is more of a short and easy trekking adventure at Annapurna region that can be joined by anyone regardless their age, fitness level and amount of holiday time they have. In just a week of adventure, the best of nature and culture at Pokhara and nearby villages is seen and the major highlight of this trip is the best panoramic views of Annapurna Himalayan range from Poon Hill viewpoint. Therefore this trip should be on the bucket list of many travelers. Happy trekking 2021!
Author: Sakesh Karanjit (2016)