Trekking Routes in Nepal For Beginners

Posted On: May 11, 2017

view on the way to annapurna base camp trek

Are you planning to go for your debut trekking holiday in Nepal? There has always been something to offer for every individual regardless your hiking experience, fitness level and time availability. From legendary mountaineers to beginners, you get an exclusive opportunity to get engage and get connected with fellow hikers and like minded travel enthusiasts. There are plenty of people who visit Nepal to have that amazing feeling of trekking around Himalayan grounds. Each of them have their own interest, according to their fitness and age. However your age should not be your stopping factor to embark in for Nepal trekking adventures.

Among plenty of trekking routes looking out for travelers, you can choose any of those that suits your interest, time and budget. To suit your style of trekking, you can also customize or tailor made your trip itinerary. In the case that this is going to be your first time trekking, we suggest you to go for short and easy hikes. As this is going to be your first trek in Nepal, let yourself feel more of adventure and get to know your physical limits, and adjust yourself to Himalayan lifestyle while traversing through local trails.  

Langtang Valley Route:

We would like to say that Langtang valley trek can be one of the best options for first time trekkers in Nepal. As Langtang is just simply an 8 days of trekking activity with maximum altitude of just 4350 meters above sea level. Therefore there is very less chances of mountain sickness and non of the day sleeping above 4000m.

Walk through naturally beautiful valleys, forests, and excellent views of snow capped Himalayas. With less crowd and more natural/cultural beauty on offer, with comparatively moderate challenge, with availability of quality teahouses and other facilities across the route, we recommend Langtang valley route as the best option for anyone looking to trek in Nepal for first time.

Ghorepani PoonHill Route:

Ghorepani Poonhill route takes you along the most popular short trek in Nepal located at Annapurna region starting from beautiful lake city of Pokhara. In just a week or less, you will be blessed with rich cultural highlights, that lets you traverse along the way through refreshing forests, scenic landscapes, walking through stone paved roads and of course, enjoying warm hospitality of local Gurung  inhabitants. Basically, the first time hikers will enjoy excellent view of Dhaulagiri and Machhapuchre Himal along with other nearby snow capped mountains.  

Annapurna Base Camp Route:

Yes, one can choose to go through Annapurna base camp trek route for first time too. Annapurna base camp is the most popular adventure as it gives you a wonderful chance to immerse into views of Annapurna Himalayas and finally step at base camp of 10th highest Himalaya. This trip can be concluded in just couple of weeks starting from heavenly Pokhara city and entering Annapurna Sanctuary. We recommend every hiker looking for ABC to have an account on altitude sickness and take necessary preventive measures. If this is your first time trekking, then take one step at a time, ascend gradually, acclimatize at planned points with active days and you will be successfully completing the Annapurna base camp trek.

Royal Trekking Route:

There will be plenty of exploration opportunities at Royal Trek as it is a perfect for first time hikers with family. This short and easy hiking adventure is more of the camping hike nearby beautiful Pokhara valley.  When Prince Charles of Wales trekked this site in early eighties along with his 90 people, this site got its name as Royal trek that takes you around beautiful Begnas lake, and other surrounding villages. Explore the great Annapurna region  in a different style.

Everest View Trekking Route:

Everest View is a short trekking route at Everest region of Nepal and a perfect itinerary for those looking for short adventures. Everest view takes you up to Hotel everest view at 3800m. Most of us with normal fitness level can join this trip regardless of previous trekking experience. As the name explains itself, Everest view trek offers wonderful close views of Everest and other surrounding peaks too.

The above mentioned trekking routes are not mandatory for first time trekkers only. If you are in good shape, size and in younger version of yourself, you can even go for more challenging ones like Everest base camp trek and Annapurna Circuit Trek too.  

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