Top spots

The fantastic views of Nepal is formed by the most scenic mountains, valleys and of course the lakes of Nepal.  There are easy walks lasting a few days and there are strenuous expeditions that take several weeks. All of them have great scenery. Here are a few:



The most popular trekking route in Nepal takes you through some of the most stunning scenery on earth. You will be walking through rhododendron forests over the foothills of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges and through the Kali Gandaki Gorge, the deepest in the world. Treks to the Annapurna region start from the lake-side resort town of Pokhara. Maximum elevation 3,939m


The highest mountain in the world continues to lure adventurers as ever. A hair-raising flight lands you at the airstrip of Lukla (2,850 m) from where you begin walking to the famous Sherpa village of Namche Bazaar and on to Tengboche monastery with the mesmerizing peak of Ama Dablam hovering in the sky. Then it’s over the glaciers to the foot of Everest for the view of a lifetime. Maximum elevation 5,546m


The third most popular trekking region in the Kingdom lies directly to the north of Kathmandu. The Gosaikund lakes situated here are a much-revered Hindu pilgrimage site. Langtang offers baffling extremes in topography and climate conditions. In just one day you can traverse five different vegetation zones trekking from the subtropics to timberline. Maximum elevation 4,480m

Remote Areas

For those who want to get off the beaten track, there is the trail to Mustang (maximum elevation 5,400m) north of the Annapurna range which offers mind-boggling landscapes and mystical cultures. Manaslu in west-central Nepal (maximum elevation 5,213m) offers a diverse range of pristine eco-systems. Makalu in the eastern part of the country (maximum elevation 5,350m) takes you through isolated valleys and high mountain passes to the base of the fifth highest peak on earth. Dolpo in northwest Nepal (maximum elevation 4,500m) captivates visitors with its Phoksundo Lake and unparalleled scenery.