Top Five Offbeat Trekking destinations in Nepal
So, you have decided to spend your coming vacation in the Himalayas?
We can bet that trekking would be on your bucket list for sure. But you don’t want to trek in those overly crowded trekking destinations, which are totally packed during vacation timing. If you ask people – there are no second opinions than Everest Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Langtang Valley Trek, and Mustang Trek. We cannot deny from the fact that these are very famous amongst tourists owing to the amazing scenery and landscapes. But, it is also another fact it is very crowdy during peak seasons.
Those who want to have a peaceful trekking experience have started looking for other alternatives and Nepal doesn’t disappoint them. There are many hidden places, which are as magnificent as other treks and let you enjoy the trekking in full swing.
Check our list of offbeat trekking destination in Nepal that will give you a cherishable experience:
1. Naar and Phu Trek
There is a village in the mountains of Nepal, after four days trek form Annapurna Circuit trek, Koto. The village leads you to the Naar and Phu area. The area is near to Nepal and Tibet border. It is a restricted area with very least footfall. But its tranquility makes it stand out of crowd. Here you can not only see that nature but also feel natural.
The wooded gorge coming from the cliffs and quaint surrounding will make you fall in love with that place at first sight. The west side of the village is known as Naar while the north is known as Phu. The Pisang Peak, all around the villages, seems like its protector. Spend three to four days in exploring the place and go back home with a peaceful mind and soul.
2. Tsum Valley Trek
Do you want to explore the virgin nature? Come to Tsum Vally. Lying at the circumference of Himalaya’s most isolated valley, the place has some unsaid charisma in its surroundings. The area still needs to explore by the tourists.
The place was a no-entry zone until the year 2008 but now it’s ready to be explored. Very few tourists have explored it until today and whosoever has done that can’t forget its pristine beauty spread all over the place. Sringi Himal and Ganesh Himal range all around the place make the scenery more awe-inspiring. The region has a very high influence of Tibetan culture.
3. Three Passes Trek
Though Everest Base Camp is very famous among the tourists, Three Pass Trek has been taken by only a few. It is also known as Everest High Passes Trek. This trek is a gateway to Sherpa Community and spectacular Himalaya. Three passes in the treks are:
• Kala Patthar at the height of 5, 643 meters
• Chukung Ri at the height of 5, 550 meters
• Gokyo Ri at the height of 5, 357 meters
On your way back home, you will pass through the culture-rich Tengboche and Namche villages.
4. The Hongu Valley Trek
The Hongo Valley is nestled between the Mera Peak and Island Peak. This lovely valley is full of rhododendron-clad hillsides. There are large sandy beach lake, the amazing snow-laden Scottish moorland, and beautiful pebble-dashed plains. All these elements make it is one of the most picturesque valleys in Nepal. The white walls of Kali Himal give an impression of snow wall in the peaks. Briefly, a trek in the area will give you an opportunity to have a glimpse of some natural wonders.
5. Makalu Trek
If you want to experience in your offbeat trekking then come to Makalu trek. The trek is little straining and difficult but highly gratifying.
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