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Nepal, the trekker's paradise, is home to eight of the fourteen highest peaks in the world, including the tallest - Mount Everest. With some of the best trekking trails in the world, the Himalayas in Nepal draws thousands of trekkers every year. The magnificent mountains in Nepal host great hiking and trekking trails for everyone, be it a novice trekker or an experienced trekker.

Since the 1960s, Nepal has introduced itself as the land of the Himalayas and a trekkers' paradise. Trekking in Nepal is undoubtedly the most popular and unique activity in Nepal. Unique in the sense that nowhere else can you trek for days and embrace the beauty of some of the highest mountains in the world. Trekking to Nepal has been a dream of every trekker, mountain-lovers, and adventurer alike.

The rugged trails to the mountains, especially Everest, Annapurna, and Langtang, offer breathtaking mountain scenery and a lifetime experience. Apart from Everest, Annapurna, and Langtang trekking regions, there are other regions as well that boast popular trekking trails. Ranging from an easy hike to challenging treks or short to long trekking, the Himalayas in Nepal offers what we call a once-in-a-lifetime experience. You also can hike to the outskirt of Kathmandu for a day, head to the mountains to indulge in the weeks-long trek, or embrace the mountain with the luxury of a helicopter tour.

The most popular treks in Nepal include Everest Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Gokyo Valley Trek, and Langtang Trek. If you want to walk through a challenging trail, then you are better off trekking through 'Everest Base Camp trek via Gokyo Lakes and Cho La Pass, Everest High Pass Trek, Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek, Annapurna Circuit Trek, or Manaslu trek.

If you are a first-timer trekking in Nepal, then the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek or the Langtang Valley Trek is best suited for you. From the perspective of the short trek or weeks-long trek, you can choose from a wide range of treks. Ghandruk Trek, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, and Annapurna Base Camp Trek are among the short treks in Nepal. Similarly, Kanchenjunga Trek, Upper Dolpa Trek, The Three Passes Trek, Makalu Base Camp Trek, Manaslu Circuit, and Nar Phu Valley Trek fall under long treks in Nepal.

The hills around Kathmandu and Pokhara serve as ideal destinations for short day hikes. Suppose you are in either of these cities and are looking for a hiking adventure. In that case, you can try hiking around Nagarkot or Champa Devi in Kathmandu and Naudanda Sarangkot Hike in Pokhara.

Regardless of the weather, trekking can be done throughout the year in Nepal. However, the best months to trek are Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November). Rainy or monsoon season is known as 'off-season' as the trails are dangerous due to rain. Trekking and hiking in Nepal are fun and full of adventure. There is something for everybody, be it long adventurous treks or short easy hikes, which are equally rewarding.

As a good rule of thumb, the best time to head to the mountain is during spring and autumn. The foothills of Annapurna and Everest are the best explored during these seasons. While almost every trekker schedules their treks for spring or autumn, you can embark on a journey in the rainy season as well. Upper Mustang, Upper Dolpo, Dolpo to Mustang Trek, Nar Phu Valley, Lower Mustang, and a few other trek destinations are deemed the best treks for the rainy season. These regions are protected by Himalayan rain shadow.

If you wish to trek in Winter (December to February), there are winter treks in Nepal like Annapurna Panorama Trek, Everest View Trek, Pikey Peak Trek, Tengboche Monastery Trek, Khopra Danda Trek, Helambu Trek and many more can do in the lower altitudes.

Choose the trekking trail from the itineraries below that match your interest.

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Trekking and Hiking Itineraries

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Annapurna Sanctuary Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
8 reviews
Destination
Nepal
13
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Departure Everyday
Everest Base Camp Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
135 reviews
Destination
Nepal
14
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
31 reviews
Destination
Nepal
7
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy
Gokyo Lakes
★★★★★
★★★★★
11 reviews
Destination
Nepal
14
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
Langtang Valley Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
19 reviews
Destination
Nepal
11
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Everest Base Camp Heli Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
8 reviews
Destination
Nepal
11
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
5 reviews
Destination
Nepal
8
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
Manaslu Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
8 reviews
Destination
Nepal
17
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
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Everest Base Camp Short Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
7 reviews
Destination
Nepal
12
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
Mardi Himal Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
22 reviews
Destination
Nepal
9
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Khopra Ridge Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
5 reviews
Destination
Nepal
10
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Annapurna Circuit Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
39 reviews
Destination
Nepal
16
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
Gokyo Ri And Everest Base Camp Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
5 reviews
Destination
Nepal
15
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
Everest Three High Passes Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
9 reviews
Destination
Nepal
20
Days
Difficulty Level
Difficult to Challenge
Everest Base Camp Trek Gokyo Lakes
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★★★★★
11 reviews
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Difficulty Level
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lo-manthang
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★★★★★
7 reviews
Destination
Nepal
15
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Mustang Tiji Festival Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
15 reviews
Destination
Nepal
18
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Annapuran Base Camp Short Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
5 reviews
Destination
Nepal
7
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Annapurna Circuit and Base Camp Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
4 reviews
Destination
Nepal
18
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
short-everest-base-camp-trek
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★★★★★
9 reviews
Destination
Nepal
12
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
Nar Phu Valley Trek
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★★★★★
5 reviews
Destination
Nepal
12
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
Manaslu Circuit and Nar Phu Valley Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
6 reviews
Destination
Nepal
22
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
Mustang Teri La Pass
★★★★★
★★★★★
4 reviews
Destination
Nepal
26
Days
Difficulty Level
Difficult to Challenge
Tamang Heritage Trail
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★★★★★
3 reviews
Destination
Nepal
14
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Langtang Gosaikunda and Helambu Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
6 reviews
Destination
Nepal
17
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
Annapurna Three High Pass Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
5 reviews
Destination
Nepal
24
Days
Difficulty Level
Difficult to Challenge
Limi Village Trek
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★★★★★
5 reviews
Destination
Nepal
21
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
Phoksundo lake Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
3 reviews
Destination
Nepal
11
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Namche Bazaar Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
4 reviews
Destination
Nepal
5
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Makalu Base Camp Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
22 reviews
Destination
Nepal
24
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
5 reviews
Destination
Nepal
13
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Pikey Peak Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
4 reviews
Destination
Nepal
7
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Tengboche Monastery Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
5 reviews
Destination
Nepal
10
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Phaplu To Everest Base Camp Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
6 reviews
Destination
Nepal
18
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
Featured Trip
Luxury Everest View Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
4 reviews
Destination
Nepal
8
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Everest Panorama Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
3 reviews
Destination
Nepal
9
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Dolpo to Mustang Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
4 reviews
Destination
Nepal
22
Days
Difficulty Level
Difficult to Challenge
Arun Valley To Everest Base Camp Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
4 reviews
Destination
Nepal
22
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
Luxury Kongde Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
3 reviews
Destination
Nepal
11
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
5 reviews
Destination
Nepal
21
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
The Three Pass Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
6 reviews
Destination
Nepal
20
Days
Difficulty Level
Difficult to Challenge
Annapurna Panorama Trek
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★★★★★
6 reviews
Destination
Nepal
10
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy
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Tilicho Lake Trek
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★★★★★
4 reviews
Destination
Nepal
12
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
helambu-trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
4 reviews
Destination
Nepal
8
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Upper Dolpo Trek
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★★★★★
4 reviews
Destination
Nepal
27
Days
Difficulty Level
Difficult to Challenge
sunrise-kanchenjunga
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★★★★★
12 reviews
Destination
Nepal
24
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
4 reviews
Destination
Nepal
20
Days
Difficulty Level
Difficult to Challenge
tsum-valley-trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
5 reviews
Destination
Nepal
18
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
Tsho Rolpa Taal
★★★★★
★★★★★
2 reviews
Destination
Nepal
11
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
Langtang Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
3 reviews
Destination
Nepal
14
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Departure Everyday
Annapurna Base Camp Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
40 reviews
Destination
Nepal
11
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Manaslu Circuit With Tsum Valley Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
5 reviews
Destination
Nepal
24
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
Featured Trip
Langtang Helicopter Return Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
2 reviews
Destination
Nepal
8
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Short Langtang Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
7 reviews
Destination
Nepal
9
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Ama Yangri Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
2 reviews
Destination
Nepal
7
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy
Tilicho Lake
★★★★★
★★★★★
3 reviews
Destination
Nepal
19
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
Dhampus Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
3 reviews
Destination
Nepal
8
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy
Mohara Dada Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
1 reviews
Destination
Nepal
12
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy
Poonhill Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
6 reviews
Destination
Nepal
11
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy
Namche Bazaar
★★★★★
★★★★★
8 reviews
Destination
Nepal
7
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy
Gokyo Lake
★★★★★
★★★★★
4 reviews
Destination
Nepal
11
Days
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
Everest Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
3 reviews
Destination
Nepal
11
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
amadablam-base-camp-trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
2 reviews
Destination
Nepal
9
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Kondge Trek
★★★★★
★★★★★
2 reviews
Destination
Nepal
13
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Phortse Village
★★★★★
★★★★★
1 reviews
Destination
Nepal
11
Days
Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate

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Everest is so more than just Everest Base Camp. I knew this when I hiked up to Gokyo Ri. And now after having done this trek, I am fully agreed that Everest region is the best trekking region in Nepal. My guide would explain everything about the mountains, the people, the village, the Sherpa culture and the local food there. If you want to expreince something new, you can try this trek. ...
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This trek was different than the world-famous EBC trek. Although I never heard of it, I was somewhat sure I should be doing it. I booked this with two of my classmate and did it with Bimal guide. He was young and energetic. He was fantastic in every way. We had good room, and facilities I never would expect. The beautiful people of Monjo, Namche, Khumjung and other village were welcoming. Everything was simply amazing. ...
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On this trek, we explored beautiful Sherpa villages Lukla, Phakding, Monjo, Namche, Khumjung, and Kunde. Make sure your guide is local or has the knowledge of the villages. Otherwise, you'll regret sure. I had best guide from Third Rock and off course best trek. ...
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Guinness World Record holder Gives Third Rock Adventures a Review!

werner berger

Werner Berger is the Guinness Book of World Records holder for being the oldest person in the World to have climbed the highest mountain on each of the seven (7) continents (incl. Mt. Everest).

I am Werner Berger and my "claim to fame" is probably best defined as being in the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest person in the world to have climbed the highest mountain on each of the seven continents, including Mt. Everest.

Little did I know my life was to change forever on my first trek into the Himalaya in 1992 at age 55. It was the beginning and just a matter time before I realized I could combine my leadership and climbing skills to create a program in which people could explore their own possibilities.

So, in 2010, I began leading Transformational Life Experiences, treks to Mt. Everest Base Camp and other high places.

One of the earliest keys to success is to find a company with the right mix of professionalism, support, and, of course, experience. I have used Naba Amgai and his teams on all my Nepal trekking adventures.

Naba's caring and climber support, is second to none. In my estimation, Third Rock Adventures is one of the very best in the business, in or outside of Nepal. They know the mountains. So you can relax, enjoy and transform.

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