Best Backpacking in Nepal

Looking for the best backpacking in Nepal? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Nepal. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the incredible Outbound community.

  • Trek to Everest Base Camp

    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. This trip takes a lot of planning, but once you finish, is one of the most incre...

    38.5 miles 9025.6 ft gain

  • Trek to Annapurna Base Camp in the Himalayas

    The trek to the Annapurna Base Camp is, understandably, one of the most popular treks in Nepal. It is typically done as an out-and-back beginning in Pokhara, a short hour flight west of the capital of Kathmandu.Given the extensive trail system thr...

    49.7 miles 13451.4 ft gain

  • Climbing Gokyo Ri in the Himalayas

    Just like me a few months ago, you may have never heard of Gokyo Ri before. While many tourists choose Everest Base Camp as their trekking destination in the Himalayas, this spot is a true gem and a favorite amongst many locals. And while both Eve...

  • Backpack the Annapurna Circuit Trek

    The Annapurna Circuit Trek continually ranks as one of the most famous and popular treks in the entire world. This route will take you through lush lower valleys, alpine apple orchards, and high-altitude icy climates, eventually reaching the crux ...

    145 miles 15014 ft gain

  • Trek the Ghorepani - Ghandruk Loop

    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 Ghorepani - Ghandruk trek is an excellent option. ...

    4156.8 ft gain

  • Backpack the Three Passes Everest Base Camp Trek

    The Three Passes Trek is a seriously challenging, seriously awe-inspiring high-altitude trek through the Nepalese Himalayas. Lonely Planet describes this as “the ultimate Everest trek… Only for the truly adventurous.” In fact, for over a week duri...

    110 miles 20800 ft gain

  • Climb Kala Patthar

    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. The trek to the base of the mountain, at Gorakshep or Lobuche, will have already ...

    1572 ft gain

  • Backpack the Langtang Valley Trek

    The Langtang region of Nepal is also known as “the valley of glaciers” for good reason. This trek takes you through a valley walled in by jaw-dropping snowcapped peaks, and is popular for its camping, trekking, and rafting. Plus, its lower elevati...

    37 miles 7766 ft gain

  • Climb Imja Tse (Island Peak)

    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. Folks embarking on the longer and more challenging 3 Passes Trek may co...

    3615 ft gain