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    Looking for the best hiking 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 Outbound community.

    Top Hiking Spots in and near Nepal

    • Khumjung, Nepal

      Trek to Everest Base Camp

      4.8
      38.5 mi / 9025.6 ft gain
      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 incredible and rewarding trip you will ever do. Since i...
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    • Dangsing, Nepal

      Trek to Annapurna Base Camp in the Himalayas

      5.0
      49.7 mi / 13451.4 ft gain
      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 through Nepal, there are several variants that pass t...
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    • Ghode Pani, Nepal

      Climb Poon Hill

      4.8
      If you stay in Ghorepani, you can wake up in the morning and do this side trek before you head out on the Circuit. It is approximately 45 minutes to get up to the top, so you need to wake up and leave by roughly 4:30AM depending on the time of year to make it for sunrise.Plenty of other trekkers ...
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    • Dhawalagiri, Nepal

      Hike to Ghhursanbo Cave

      4.3
      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. It's a very famous buddhist location as well so most of the locals should know how to guide you.Following the trail, when you arrive at t...
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    • Tatopani Myagdi, Nepal

      Hike to Narchyang's Waterfall

      3.7
      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. It is a 20 minute walk or so from Tatopani and then another 20 minutes climbing some stairs all the way up to the ...
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    • Namche, Nepal

      Climbing Gokyo Ri in the Himalayas

      5.0
      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 Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Ri are about the same hei...
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    • Besisahar, Nepal

      Backpack the Annapurna Circuit Trek

      5.0
      145 mi / 15014 ft gain
      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 of the entire trip on Thorong-La Pass at 17,770 ft...
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    • Ghode Pani, Nepal

      Trek the Ghorepani - Ghandruk Loop

      5.0
      / 4156.8 ft gain
      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. Probably most known for its panoramic sunrise view...
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    • Khumjung, Nepal

      Backpack the Three Passes Everest Base Camp Trek

      110 mi / 20800 ft gain
      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 during this trek you will be hiking and sleeping above...
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    • Pokhara, Nepal

      Canoe and Hike to the World Peace Pagoda

      5.0
      1.5 mi
      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. Renting a canoe is very cheap, if I remember correctly it was $2 USD. The guys at the dock are very friendly and will he...
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    • Khumjung, Nepal

      Hike Around Gokyo Lake

      5.0
      2.2 mi / 100 ft gain
      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. Before embarking on this last challenge, and especially after making it over Cho La Pass, you deserve a rest day.The emerald-green lake at the banks of the village of ...
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    • Khumjung, Nepal

      Climb Kala Patthar

      / 1572 ft gain
      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 taken you well over a week and acclimatized your b...
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    • Syapru Besi, Nepal

      Backpack the Langtang Valley Trek

      37 mi / 7766 ft gain
      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 elevation means that the valley is accessible in the wint...
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    • Bhakra, Nepal

      Hike to Kicho Tal (Ice Lakes)

      5.0
      6.2 mi / 3600 ft gain
      The Annapurna Circuit Trek is one of the most famous high-altitude trekking routes in the world, and rightfully so. During this adventure you’ll pass through alpine apple orchards, colorful prayer flags and religious stupas, and of course – alongside a stunning backdrop of the Himalayas. Along yo...
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    • Khumjung, Nepal

      Climb Imja Tse (Island Peak)

      / 3615 ft gain
      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 complete this climb before visiting EBC, between day...
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