For most travelers, trekking in the Himalaya is the main reason to visit Nepal. By far the most popular treks in Nepal are the Annapurna Circuit and Everest Base Camp and with good reason.
They are easily accessible, developed to suit the needs of trekkers, and there are always fellow travelers around to befriend. However, crowds are common in peak season, and there’s not much opportunity to experience local culture.
Over the last several years I’ve spent a collective eight months exploring the trails of Nepal, from the most famous tourist tracks to remote and rarely visited corners of the country.
If you are looking to experience regions of Nepal that have not yet been heavily influenced by the western world or you want to get away from the crowds while you’re in the Himalaya, check out some of the best treks in Nepal.
1. The Manaslu Circuit
The Manaslu Circuit makes this list because of the variety of scenery along the route.
Lower elevations are rich…