What is a challenging trekking destination in Nepal?

If you are searching for a challenging trekking destination in Nepal then wait a second there is more than one. In Nepal, a trekking enthusiast can enjoy different trekking experience in various regions. A trekking enthusiast who is searching for a challenging trek won’t be disappointed on challenging trekking trails of Nepal. The statement- difficult roads lead to beautiful destinations stand true for treks of Nepal.

Manaslu Circuit Trek

Manaslu Trek is the most recommended trek when asked for a challenging trek. Also, it is gaining popularity as the off the beaten path trek and receives less crowd than Everest Base Camp Trek and Annapurna Circuit trek.

 Passing through farmland, valley, waterfalls and witness the diversity in vegetation and culture is one of the highlights of the trek. On reaching a high mountain pass, Larkya La, you would have reached the height of 5160 meters. Crossing Larkya La Pass coated with snow is a challenge in itself.

Gokyo Valley and Renjo La

Everest Base Camp trek garners a lot of crowds while not many people trek to Gokyo valley and Renjo La of Everest region. The trail to Gokyo valley and Renjo la is only for those seeking challenges.

If you have already done Everest Base Camp trek and searching more thrilling trek then this will be perfect for you. A trek in a high-altitude desert-like landscape with icy lakes and glaciers is Gokyo valley.

Walk past cobalt coloured Gokyo Lakes which are the highest freshwater lake system in the world at an elevation of 4700-5000 m. Ascend a challenge filled trek to Renjo La Pass over 5300 meters. It will be an experience to cherish for a lifetime.

Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes trek via Cho La Pass

If you are up for physically as well as mentally challenging trek then Everest Base Camp trek with Gokyo Lakes and Cho La Pass will be perfect. Trekking through one of the high mountain passes Cho La pass followed by the longest glacier of Nepal, Nzogumpa Glacier is the most challenging part of the trek.

You will be walking every day for 6 to 7 hour in the changing terrain so you need to be at your best physical form. Previous experience of trekking at high altitude will be beneficial but isn’t mandatory.

Having said that, the trek doesn’t involve any technical climbing. You will get an opportunity of hiking in Sagarmatha National Park which is even listed in UNESCO’s World Heritage Site. The national park is home to rare Red Panda and Snow Leopard.

Kanchenjunga Trek

You will be walking in the foothills of the third highest mountain in the world Mount Kanchenjunga 8586 meters high. It is one of the longest treks in Nepal and takes more than three weeks. It is considered one of the finest treks in Nepal but attracts fewer crowds.

The remote mountain trek in the north-eastern region of Nepal is perfect for trekkers seeking solitude in the Himalayas of Nepal.

You will begin the trek from north of the mountain and transverse towards the south crossing Mirgin La 4646 meters high. Kanchenjunga Conservation Area is one of the highlights of the trek. The conservation area is home to endangered animals like Red Panda, Asiatic Black Bear and Snow Leopards.

The challenging trek is best done with a trustworthy company like Third Rock Adventures. Assistance and support of a company that can make necessary arrangements promptly make a huge difference. The prudence of a guide can be a matter of life and death in the remote mountains.

Check out our trekking packages on Manaslu Circuit Trek, Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour and Gokyo Lakes Gokyo Ri Renjo La Pass If you want to trek to a different region or customize a trekking package then feel free to inquire us. Plan your own trip in assistance of our local travel experts and enjoy trekking with us.

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