Top 10 Longest Treks in Nepal

Trekking in Nepal is a great way to spend time around the mountain trails for an adventurous and unforgettable experience of the Himalayas. You have heard about many shortest treks in Nepal, but Nepal Trek Adventure offers the longest trekking trail in Nepal. Here we present the 10 longest treks in Nepal. Longest Treks in Nepal allows its visitors to the circuit the whole region or some particular points in a longer time frame with proper acclimatization and serene view of Nepalese Himalayas, high hills, green vegetation, glaciers, and various snowy landscapes, and surely the lifestyle of local inhabitants.

Nepal has many trekking options from small treks to long treks available which pass through different paths around some of the famous mountains in the world. The most popular trekking destinations that come to mind when visiting Nepal are probably the Everest, Annapurna, and Kanchenjunga. Other mountainous regions likewise have their own significances and beauties that allure visitors all along the track. Nepal, as one of the top travel destinations South East Asia welcomes tourists from all around the world throughout the year who go for trekking, hikes and other adventures around the nation.

While there are many trekking options, it is difficult to choose what to go for. Especially, for people looking for a Long Trek experience, choosing the best trekking seems difficult. So what really are the best Long treks that you should go for, on your visit to Nepal? We have listed out ten of the best Longest Treks in Nepal which offer beautiful sightseeing, adventure exploration, and culturally significant travel destinations in Nepal. Let's have a look at it.

1. Upper Dolpo Trek

Upper Dolpo Trek

Upper Dolpo Trek is a restricted area trekking adventure in Nepal which is considered to be one of the longest treks in the country. The trekking period for this long trek is a minimum of 24 Days. Filled with pristine natural beauty, it has a difficult route in the Himalayas of Nepal. The long trek to upper Dolpo first became famous through the book, ‘The Snow Leopard’, which was written by Peter Matthiessen. The trail lies on drylands and is a great chance to explore ancient Nepal and its pristine beauty.

Upper Dolpo Trek lies in the northeast region of Nepal in Dolpo. With peaks over 21,000 feet and barren trails, the Dolpo exploration takes you around the desert of Nepal. The region is famous for its Tibetan Buddhist people who follow the religion of Bon (one of the Five Schools of Buddhism). The beautify around this region has a charm like no other where the elevation of Dolpo varies from 1,650m (5,412ft) to 5,136m (16,846ft) providing beautiful views of varieties of landscapes, flora and fauna, natural and artistic diversity, and many more. You cannot visit Dolpo without knowledge about the Phoksundo Lake. The lake is situated in the protected area of Shey Phoksundo National Park which covers an area of 3,555 square kilometers. Surrounded by glaciers and beautiful mountain views, the Phoksundo Lake is famous for its turquoise color.

Upper Dolpo Trek Facts

  • Trek Duration: 24 Days (average)
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Starting point: Kathmandu
  • Maximum altitude: 5,360 meters
  • Minimum altitude: 1,400 meters
  • Best seasons: Spring (March, April, May), autumn (September, October) and monsoon (June, July, August)
  • Trip grade: Moderate
  • Accommodations: Teahouse/lodges/Camping (option available) during the trek

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2. Kanchenjunga Trekking

Kanchenjunga trekking

Kanchenjunga trekking is a long remote trekking adventure to reach the Kanchenjunga Peak (8,586m) while lies in the northeastern part of Nepal. It is located on the border with Sikkim and Tibet. The trekking is famous for its three stream valleys, the Simbua Khola, The Ghunsa, and The Tamur. WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) declared the region as a gift of nature. The long trekking to Kanchenjunga holds the Kanchenjunga Massif where forests filled with diverse flora and fauna, where over 23 types of rhododendrons and 2000 different plant species exist.

This g Trekking is not only famous for its natural beauty but also for its untouched traditional people’s lifestyle. The ancient religion of Tibetan Buddhism can be clearly seen in the rural villages. With over 11 ethnic groups of Limbus, Chhetri, Sherpa, Rai, and Brahmins, the trekking trails are filled with cloisters, shortens, sanctuaries, ancient woven artwork, and many more to display the regions ancient traditions and culture.

Kanchenjunga Trekking ranges from 1,200 meters (4,000 feet) to 5,180 meters (17,094 feet) above sea level. The atmosphere, during this trek to Kanchenjunga, changes from the subtropical rainstorm and summer at the lower altitude and rises to cold and wet winter in the snow-capped district in upper altitudes. The main attraction in the region is probably passing through the Mirgin La Pass, which offers magnificent perspectives on the Kanchenjunga Massif.

Kanchenjunga Trek Facts

  • Trek Duration: 23 Days (average)
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Starting point: Kathmandu
  • Maximum altitude: 5,120 meters
  • Minimum altitude: 1,400 meters
  • Best seasons: March to May and October and November
  • Trip grade: High
  • Accommodations: Camping and Tea houses

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3. Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek is probably the most important and famous long trekking adventure that is recognized to be the best in the World. The destination of the trekking is Mount Everest (8848m), the highest peak in the world. To reach the top of the world and its base camp, the long route trekking will start from Jiri. Jiri is a rural area surrounded by beautiful lowlands and dense forests. The roads and forests will give you a great feeling as move onwards thoroughly. This place is famous for its milk products such as cheese, yogurts, milk, and more that are loved throughout the country.

The trek to the base camp Everest was originally started from this location. With the long adventure, you will be able to experience the life of Sherpa, the heroes of Everest. After you reach Namche, you will be surrounded by snow peaks and high mountain valleys. The trek will take you around many passes, as you cross through local villages, monasteries, gompas, and many more en-route attractions. There are many treks to the base camp available where the trip from Jiri is considered to be the longest and the most fun with awesome historic significance. It was the same path followed by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzin Norgay Sherpa to summit Mount Everest Peak in 1952. Travel through the woodlands, the high mountains (like Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, etc), and glaciers as you make your way to the top of the world with the Jiri to the Everest Base Camp Trek.

Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek Facts

  • Trek Duration: 19 Days (average)
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Starting point: Kathmandu
  • Maximum altitude: 5,550 meters
  • Minimum altitude: 1,400 meters
  • Best seasons: February to May and October to November
  • Trip grade: Moderate
  • Accommodations: Camping and Tea houses

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4. Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek

Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek

One of the famous trekking adventures in the Kanchenjunga region is definitely the Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek. Starting from Kathmandu, the trek will take you to some of the most dislocated and isolated landmarks in Nepal. The trek is an exploration to reach the base camp of the third highest peak in the world, Mt Kanchenjunga (8586m). Kanchenjunga is surrounded by the Tamur River in the west, Lhonak Chu and Jongsang La in the north, and the Teesta River to the east. Located in the north-eastern part of Nepal, this longest routed trek provides some of the rarest views of mountains like Mt Kanchenjunga, Jannu, Gimmigela, Kabru, Rathong, and Kokthang.

The long Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek is filled with rare species of wildlife like Snow-leopard, Red Panda, Himalayan Black bear, and some birds like Red-billed Blue Magpie, Shy Dragon, Impedance Pleasant, and more. The region of Kanchenjunga has a pristine beauty. There are also rumors of seeing a yeti (the Rakshasa of the Region). Locals believe that a region is a dwelling place of gods, which hold the famous, ‘dwelling of immortals’ within its area. The area is great for sightseeing exploration.

Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek Facts

  • Trek Duration: 18 Days (average)
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Starting point: Kathmandu
  • Maximum altitude: 4,200 meters
  • Minimum altitude: 1,400 meters
  • Best seasons: March to May and September to November
  • Trip grade: Moderate
  • Accommodations: Camping and Tea houses

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5. Makalu Base Camp Trekking

The Makalu Base Camp trek

The Makalu Base Camp trek is one of the longest treks in the Eastern region of Nepal. With a serenity to die for, this long trek to Makalu has caught the admiration of many trekkers and visitors in recent years. The trekking adventure is to reach the fifth highest mountain in the world, Mt Makalu (8463m). Mt Makalu lies in the Makalu Barun National Park. The park is famous for its natural beauty which has habitats for different flora and fauna of the region.

The Makalu Trekking Region is surrounded by Himalayan ranges of Everest. The Everest is the dominant but not only one of the mountains that lie around this trekking track. Mount Lhotse, Mount Chamlang, and more also have a dormant view around the trekking trails. Along the trekking paths, you will pass through the Kekela Pass (4230m) and Tutu La Pass (4200m). You can also observe the Sherpa villages along with the residing people with their own culture, tradition and unique lifestyle. The Khumbu Valley and Khumbu Glacier are likewise the ones to look out for as you travel to the Makalu Base Camp.

Makalu Base Camp Trek Facts

  • Trek Duration: 18 Days (average)
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Starting point: Kathmandu
  • Maximum altitude: 5,250 meters
  • Minimum altitude: 1,400 meters
  • Best seasons: February to May and October to November
  • Trip grade: Moderate
  • Accommodations: Camping and Tea houses

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6. Manaslu Base Camp Trekking

Manaslu Base Camp Trek

Manaslu Base Camp Trek is a challenging long trek to reach the eighth highest mountain the world, Mt Manaslu (8163m). Located in the western central part of Nepal, the Manaslu Base Camp lies in the Mansiri Himal Range. The trekking to Manaslu is mainly famous among Japanese travelers. This has to do with a famous trekker Toshio Imanishi, who first ascended the mountain with the assistance of Gyalzen Norbu in 1956. Since then, the Japanese consider the mountain to be their domain for adventure. It is famous among other western travelers as well.

The place is famous for being a resident of local Tibetan people who have their own traditional culture and traditions. The trekking trails are filled with monasteries which are frequently visited by monks. Sama Gompa is one of the oldest monasteries from where you can view the Mt Manaslu at a closer distance. The trekking paths follow ancient routes of the Budi Gandaki River through which people used to walk for salt trading during ancient times from Nepal to Tibet.

More than 10 peaks of over 6,500 meters and few of over 7,000 meters are visible in this trekking adventure. The long trek route paves the way to many scattered villages of the region consisting of many ethnic groups who live together. These local villages of Gurungs and their traditional lifestyle is one to watch around the track. It is long trekking to reach the Larke La Pass (5213m) too, which has amazing views of snowcapped mountains and glaciers.

Manaslu Base Camp Trek Facts

  • Trek Duration: 17 Days (average)
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Starting point: Kathmandu
  • Maximum altitude: 5,213 meters
  • Minimum altitude: 1,400 meters
  • Best seasons: March to April and September to November
  • Trip grade: Moderate
  • Accommodations: Camping and Tea houses

If you are planning a long adventure in Nepal, Manaslu Base Camp Trekking can be a better choice as well. For booking this trip with NTA, you can refer to the direct link mentioned as follows: Click Here

7. Everest Circuit Trekking

Everest Circuit trekking

Everest Circuit trekking is a trekking adventure along the 3 high passes (Kongma La (5535m), Cho La (5430m), and Renjo La (5345m)) to reach the base camp of the top of the world, Mt Everest (8848m). The Circuit trek to Everest has often been considered as the best long-distance treks in the world. The trek takes you to the Sherpa Villages, Sagarmatha National Park, and the World legacy site and visits the diverse religious communities.

This long Everest Circuit trail follows an adventure through the mountain valleys which has a pleasant perspective of Himalayan ranges, icy masses, local villages, and more. Explore the green farmlands, Sherpa bazaars, Buddhist monasteries, Sagarmatha national park filled with flora and fauna to finally reach the Everest Base Camp at 5380m. Likewise, the major attractions remain to stop places like Namche Bazaar, Syangboche, etc, Documentation Center, attractive Sherpa people with heart-warming cultures, traditions, and hospitality, Buddhist community with own unique and ancient lifestyle, Sagarmatha National Park – one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the world, monasteries like Rongbuk, Tengboche, Dingboche, Thame, Khumjung, Pangboche, and many more, Himalayan views from Kala Pathar and Everest Base Camp, surrounding mountain ranges and peaks, tea houses, hotels, and lodges where you acclimatize and take rest, museum, library, and laboratories (like Sherpa Culture Museum, Khumbu International Library, and Pyramid International Laboratory), Khumbu Icefall and glacier, Peak climbing spots and passes crossing, and many more.

Everest Circuit Trekking Facts

  • Trek Duration: 17 Days (average)
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Starting point: Kathmandu
  • Maximum altitude: 5,545 meters
  • Minimum altitude: 1,400 meters
  • Trip grade: Moderate
  • Best Seasons: Autumn and spring
  • Accommodation: Lodges or teahouses

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8. Everest Three Pass Trek

Everest Three Passes Trek

Everest Three Passes Trek is another great long trekking option to pick in the Everest Region of Nepal. The high passes trek demands trekkers who are a bit experienced who dare to challenge the Himalayas trail of the Everest region in the difficult paths of the mountain valley. Renjo La, Gokyo valley with a lake, Cho La pass, and Kongma La are known as the Everest Three Passes., which is covered by this long trekking route in Nepal.

Along the trek to Everest Three Pass, you will have a beautiful view of Everest and the surrounding mountain ranges. As discussed in previous trekking options the addition here is that the trek focuses on the three passes rather than the base camp itself. The Gokyo Valley is a beauty of heaven that lies in Nepal. The clear water surrounding my mountain peaks with a pleasant view for the travelers. The passes that we cross during the journey are mentioned as follows:

Renjo La: Renjo La is one of the passes of Everest Three passes trek which lies at the height of 5345 meters. It lies in a remote area that is surrounded by mesmerizing views of Mount Everest, Mount Nuptse, Mount Lhotse, and Mount Makalu. The major attraction of Renjo la pass is the Khumbu region which holds the famous Khumbu glacier and ancient Sherpa villages.

Cho La: Another pass of the Three Pass trek which is surrounded by high mountains around 8000m heights is Cho La Pass at an altitude of 5430 meters. Surrounded by high mountains and Sherpa villages, the most famous attraction is probably the century-old ancient Monastries and beautiful waterfalls.

Kongma La: Kongma La is the highest pass of the Three Passes which lies at an altitude of 5535 meters. The main attraction is probably the Chhukung village which has amazing views of many snow-capped mountains of the Everest region.

Everest Three Pass Trek Facts

  • Trek Duration: 17 Days (average)
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip grade: Moderate
  • Maximum altitude: 5,545 meters
  • Minimum altitude: 1,400 meters
  • Accommodation: Lodges or teahouses
  • Best Seasons: March to May and October and November

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9. Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek is one of the most famous treks in the world. The trek in the Circuit is generally a round walk of 160 to 230 kilometers long. The trip offers you a chance to reach the territory of the 10th highest peak in the world, Annapurna I (8097m). The main goal for this long trip will be to cross the Thorong La Pass (5416m), which is surrounded by beautiful snow-peaks and icy glaciers. Thorong La Pass is the highest pass in the nation.

During this circuit trek to Annapurna, you will pass through lush green terraced fields, alpine forests, and snowy landscapes all along the way. You can also experience a diverse ethnic local community along the trek. One major attraction for this long trekking adventure in the Annapurna region is the availability of classic services such as hotels, hot shower, Wi-Fi Services, and so on. The views from the trekking journey are magnificent to behold. The trekking trails are surrounded by rhododendron forests and mountain views of Annapurna I, II, III, IV & V, Machhapuchhre, Hiunchuli, Dhaulagiri and many more.

Annapurna Circuit Trek Facts

  • Trek Duration: 16 to 22 Days
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Maximum altitude: 5,416 meters
  • Minimum altitude: 1,400 meters
  • Trip grade: Moderate
  • Best Seasons: March to May and September to October
  • Accommodation: Lodges or teahouses, hotels

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10. Langtang Gosaikunda and Helambu Trek

Langtang Gosaikunda and Helambu Trek

The Langtang Gosaikunda and Helambu Trek is one of the longest treks in Nepal that offers great interaction with nature, culture and high mountain valleys and lakes. Believed to be one of the hidden mountain gems, the trek takes you to Gosaikunda, one of the holiest lakes in Nepal. It is believed that Lord Shiva, a Hindu deity rests in this lake. The trip to Gosaikunda will take you around the Tamang Community where you can experience their lifestyle and traditions. The community is popular, as they are known to be the descendants of the Ancient Tibetan Buddhist Culture. Surrounded by beautiful mountain views of Langtang range, Ganesh Himal, Shisapangama, and many other snow peaks all around the trekking routes, the journey to the monasteries and culture in Helambu Region is always a new experience to many travelers visiting Nepal.

Langtang Gosaikunda and Helambu Trek Facts

  • Trek Duration: 16 to 19 Days (average)
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Maximum altitude: 4680 meters
  • Minimum altitude: 1400 meters
  • Trip grade: Moderate
  • Accommodation: Lodges or teahouses, hotels
  • Best Seasons: March to May and September to October

These are the most famous Longest Trekking options available to you during your visit to Nepal. Nepal Trek Adventure delivers awesome packages for travel to these longest trekking routes in Nepal. All the trips are circled with cheaper and reasonable costs and a customizable itinerary. It means you can modify the itinerary according to your needs and demands. Also, the tailor-made itinerary is accessible. Nepal Trek's services (for booking) and inquiry platform is open 24*7 for your comfort. Therefore, you can freely book any treks and tours in Nepal with Nepal Trek Adventure anytime anywhere.

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