Best Treks in Nepal
Life, like trekking in the Himalayas, is about more than one mountain
The land of Nepal summons the adventure junkies to experience the natural beauty and sacredness of the Himalaya Mountains at its best through its breathtaking trekking options. From centuries, the Himalayas have been an embodiment of spiritual aspirations and self-realization.
Rishikul Yogshala is already an established name in the field of yoga teacher training and yoga retreat programs in India and, we have now taken a leap into the world of trekking. It has taken a strenuous effort to reach out to the daring kind with our choice of trekking options in Nepal -- the trekking capital of the world.
A major plus point of this trekking experience would be the amalgamation of trekking along with yoga and meditation. An experienced and knowledgeable yogi of Rishikul Yogshala will be part of the trekking team. They will conduct asana sessions in the morning and meditation sessions after the end of the day’s trek so that you stay relaxed, healthy and rejuvenated even after a tiring day of trek.
To provide you with the best possible experience of trekking, we have tied-up with some of the best known and highly reputed trekking operators in Nepal. You will have at your disposal – experienced guides with years of experience behind their back, porters, trekking equipments and medical supplies. Accommodation will be arranged at local tea-houses or villages which will ensure that you have a proper rest before you begin your trek for the next day.
Mentioned below are some of the thrilling and exciting trekking choices we have on offering for the adventurous you.
1. Annapurna Base Camp Trek (ABC Trek)
Annapurna base camp is one of the most favored and incredible treks in the world. With a height of (8091m), Annapurna massif is the tenth highest peak attracting trekkers and mountaineers alike from across the globe. The Annapurna Base Camp trek quenches your thirst for the mountain views, thick green forests, and Nepalese culture to the best. The Annapurna base camp trek starts from the drive to Nayapul from Pokhara. From Nayapul, you trek to Ulleri where Burgundi River accompanies you. From Ulleri you trek to Ghorepani which takes you past beautiful Rhododendron forests. To witness the enthralling vistas of the sunrise with Mt. Dhauladhar, Annapurna South, trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani via Poon Hill. Once you are back in Ghorepani, trek to Tadapani through the lush pine forests.
Next day, trek from Tadapani to Chomrong. From Chomrong, you reach Dovan the next day where you may encounter steep stone steps at certain places. The next day, trek from Dovan to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (MBC) situated at an altitude of 3700m. Enjoy the breathtaking views for some time and prepare to ascend to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) located at an altitude of 4131m. The ABC will leave you mesmerized as you are surrounded by the snowy giants like Annapurna I (8091m), Barah Shikhar (7800m) and Annapurna South (7219m). From ABC, you trek back to Bamboo. Next day, you trek to Jhinu where you can enjoy hot springs. The following day, trek to Siwai and from there you are taken back to Pokhara.
2. Ghorepani Trek:
The Ghorepani hill is established in the Annapurna region with bounties of nature. Amidst the terrace farm fields and rhododendron woodlands, is the charming Ghorepani trail. Further adding to the delight are the sacred heights of the Himalayas. And as you stay at the Nepalese hamlets belonging to the Gurung and Magar community, you get to experience a distinctive culture. Begin from Pokhara to Nayapul to Tikhedhunga. From Tikhedhunga, descend to Ghorepani. Individuals can ascend to Poon hill from the Ghorepani and witness the amazing snow-capped mountain peaks.
3. Jomsom Muktinath Trek:
Jomsom trek is one of the most exciting treks in the Annapurna and Mustang region of Nepal. For discovering the mysterious nature’s wonder, Jomsom trek is the perfect way to go as it is highly facilitated with the best of nature. The Jomsom trek is avowed for its spectacular trails that make your experience more charismatic and venturesome. More than anything else, the warmth of the native residents is sure to make you feel loved and healed during this great journey. The Jomsom trek begins from the beautiful Phewa Lake city of Pokhara.
During Jomsom trekking, you trek in the Annapurna region and enter the Mustang region. Then, trek from Kagbeni to Muktinath. And, with great enthusiasm trek from Muktinath to Jomsom-- the route carved into a gorge by Kali Gandaki River and Shaligram-fossilized ammonites. This exclusive trek program is designed to uplift the spirits of the trekkers and to allow them to embrace the Himalayan vibes and adventure all at the same time.
4. Mardi Himal Trek:
In the eastern Annapurna Himalayan range, the cultural Mardi Himal Trek is quite popular. For all trekking aficionados, Mardi Himal Trek in the Annapurna region is a sublime opportunity to experience the real local culture along with the unblemished beauty of Mardi Himal, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna South, and Hiuchuli. Popular as a quieter trekking destination, hike Mardi Himal to tap into your inner silence.
The Mardi Himal Trek also pleases the individuals with rich foliage and wildlife. During the trek, you pass through dense forests, beautiful villages and amazing landscapes to reach your final destination of Mardi Himal. The Mardi Himal trek starts from the Phedi region leading to Deurali and High Camp and then to Mardi Himal.
5. Round Annapurna Trek:
One of the most popular trekking trails in the Annapurna region is the Round Annapurna Trek bringing you the sheer splendor of the Himalayas. The Round Annapurna Trekking starts from the subtropical climate town of Pokhara, following to Besisahar to Chame by jeep and further walking to Manang. From Manang, travel to Yak Kharka to Thorung Phedi and reach your final destination. The Round Annapurna circuit makes for one of the classic treks making it to the list of many religious trekkers.
6. Panchase Trek:
For the ones willing to go on a short yet thrilling trek, Panchase hill trek is the perfect option. It is the lowland trip with the highest point being the Panchase Hill (2440m). It is also known as the panoramic trek because it offers the trekkers the jaw-dropping Himalayan scenery with the peaks of Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Lamjung, Annapurna, and Manaslu. This trek starts from the scenic town of Pokhara taking you through the green countryside and ends at Naudanda.
Nepal attracts trekkers from various corners of the globe owing to the abundance of trekking trails in the country. It is its close vicinity to the mighty Himalayas that Nepal has gained its reputation as the trekking capital of the world. From remote unseen lands to popular trekking trails, Nepal has everything in offer for all the adventurous souls. So, with Rishikul Yogshala live your dreams of trekking the most breathtaking trails in the Himalayan land of Nepal. Take the sacred Himalayan pilgrimage with us.