The Best Outdoor Activities in Nepal

Discover the best hiking, camping, backpacking, fitness, and more.

Trek to Everest Base Camp

Nepal / Mount Everest

If you are in the mood for an epic adventure packed with amazing culture and food, and spectacular scenery, a trip to Everest Base Camp should be on your bucket list.

Colton Stiffler
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Trek to Annapurna Base Camp in the Himalayas

Nepal / Bierethanti

The trek to the Annapurna Base Camp is, understandably, one of the most popular treks in Nepal.

Josiah Roe
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Hike to Ghhursanbo Cave

Nepal / Larjung, Nepal

From Larjung you will see signs for the Ghhursanbo cave which is just following the blue and white stripes along the trail or the "sidetrek trail" on your map.

Eric Bennett
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Climb Poon Hill

Nepal / Poon Hill, Nepal

If you stay in Ghorepani, you can wake up in the morning and do this side trek before you head out on the Circuit.

Eric Bennett
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Hike to Narchyang's Waterfall

Nepal / Narchyang, Nepal

You can either take a detour and check this out on your way to Tatopani if heading from the direction of Kalopani or wake up early and check if out while you are staying in Tatopani.

Eric Bennett
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Climbing Gokyo Ri in the Himalayas

Nepal / Namche Bazar

Just like me a few months ago, you may have never heard of Gokyo Ri before.

Philip Laskowski
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Trek the Ghorepani - Ghandruk Loop

Nepal / Ghorepani

For those who find themselves in the beautiful country of Nepal without the time to devote to a lengthier trek like the Annapurna Base Camp (7-10 days) or Everest Base Camp (12-14 days) treks, the Gh.

John Sides
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Backpack the Annapurna Circuit Trek

Nepal / Annapurna Circuit Trailhead

The Annapurna Circuit Trek continually ranks as one of the most famous and popular treks in the entire world.

Rachel Davidson
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Climb Kala Patthar

Nepal / Gorak Shep

Kala Patthar (also spelled Kala Pataar, Kala Pattar), is one of the best ways for ordinary hikers to reach extraordinary heights in the heart of the Nepal Himalayas.

Rachel Davidson
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Soak in Jhinu Hot Spring in the Modi Khola Valley

Nepal / Jhinu Hot Spring

No trek to (or back from) Annapurna Base Camp in the Himalayas is complete without stopping at the Jhinu Hot Springs, just a short 15-20 hike down to the bottom of the Modi Khola river canyon from th.

Josiah Roe
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Hike Around Gokyo Lake

Nepal / Gokyo

The Gokyo Valley lies just to the east of Renjo La Pass – the final obstacle to those completing the epic 3 Passes Trek in Nepal.

Rachel Davidson
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Backpack the Three Passes Everest Base Camp Trek

Nepal / Lukla Trailhead

The Three Passes Trek is a seriously challenging, seriously awe-inspiring high-altitude trek through the Nepalese Himalayas.

Rachel Davidson
10 Saves

Backpack the Langtang Valley Trek

Nepal / Langtang Valley Trailhead

The Langtang region of Nepal is also known as “the valley of glaciers” for good reason.

Rachel Davidson
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Motorcycling in Pokhara

Nepal / Pokhara, Nepal

On the northern border of Phewa Lake in Pokhara is Lakeside Park. Just near it are several motorcycle-renting vendors.

Trevor Cox
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Climb Imja Tse (Island Peak)

Nepal / Island Peak Base Camp

Most people climbing Island Peak are adding this summit onto an extended 3-week long Everest Base Camp Trek, this climb occurring after a visit to EBC, between days 10 and 12.

Rachel Davidson
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Canoe and Hike to the World Peace Pagoda

Nepal / Phewa Lake Launch, Pokhara

Start on Lakeside Road, just above Phewa Lake. There's a small ramp across from the main storefronts and restaurants leading down the hill to the waterfront and multiple docks.

Trevor Cox
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Hike to Kicho Tal (Ice Lakes)

Nepal / Braga

The Annapurna Circuit Trek is one of the most famous high-altitude trekking routes in the world, and rightfully so.

Rachel Davidson
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Kayak Lake Phewa

Nepal / Phewa Lake Launch, Pokhara

Looking for those postcard views of the Annapurna range you see in Lakeside stores? You'll have to work for them (or at least, wake up early).

Rachel Davidson
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