List of all trekking route in Nepal

These are the most famous trekking route in Nepal. We can of course adjust these route however we want.

1. Annapurna Circuit - 12-18 days: The is the most famous trekking route in Nepal and often voted as "the best trekking route in the world". This trek mostly starts from Besisahar and ends in Muktinath or Birethanti or any segments in between as per comfort. Length is about 160km-230km depending start and end point. This route is very busy during Oct-Nov and Apr-May.

> Kathmandu-Besisahar: 178kms - 6/7 hrs BUS
> Besisahar-Muktinath : 12 days TREK

Besishahar(790m)  > Khudi > Bhulbhule(830m)
Nagdi (1050m) > Bahundada (1310m)
Ghermu > Syange > Jagat (1400m)
Chamje (1430m) > Tal (1675m) > Dharapani (1943m)
Bagarchap (2160m) > Chame (2630m)
Pisang (3190m)/Upper Pisang (3300m)
Hongde/Humde (Manang Airport) > Braga > Manang (3530m)
Gunsang > Yak Kharka > Lattar (4250m)>
Thorong Phedi (4420m)>
Thorong La (Pass) (5,416m)> Muktinath Temple(3800m)

* also JEEP goes from Besisahar to Manang (ie distance of 7 days of hiking): 96km- 10/12 hrs.
* Manang Airport at Humde has NO regular flights. Only chartered flights.
* Manang to Tilicho Lake OFF ROUTE:  Manang > Tilicho Base Camp /Khangsar > Tilicho Lake > Jomsom

Back from Muktinath
> Muktinath-Jomsom: 25kms/1 hr BUS
> Jomsom-Beni: 90kms - 6 hr BUS
> Beni- Pokhara: 101kms - 4hr BUS or
> Jomsom-Pokhara: 20 min PLANE or
> Jomsom-Kathmandu: 1 hr PLANE

Continue Trek
> Muktinath - (Kagbeni OR Jharkot) - Jomsom - Marfa
> Marfa - Lete
> Lete - Tatopani
> Tatopai - Ghorepani + PoonHill
> Ghorepani - Birethanti/Nayapul @ Pokhara-Baglung Highway
> & back to Pokhara (Nayapul > Lakeside,Pokhara : 43KM 1hr20min BUS)

ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP + Machhapuchchre BC + Poon Hill - 12 days: This is completely different route than longer Annapurna circuit.

Pokhara > Naya Pool(1010m) : 43 kms - 1.5 hrs BUS
Day 1: Nayapool > Birethanti.1065m > Hile/Tikhedhunga(1525m) >  2 hrs
Day 2: Tikhedhunga (1570 m) > Ghorepani (2750 m): 4-6 hrs
Day 3: Ghorepani (2750 m) - Poon Hill (3210 m)- Tadapani (2650 m): 4-6 hrs
Day 4: Tadapani (2650 m) [28.396, 83.765] - Chomrong (2170 m): 5 hrs
Day 5: Chomrong (2170 m) - Dovan (2600 m): 6-7 hrs
Day 6: Dovan (2600 m) - Machapuchare Base Camp (3700 m): 7-8 hrs
Day 7: Machapuchare BC (3700 m) - Annapurna BC / Sanctuary (4130 m): 3 hrs
Day 8: Annapurna Base Camp (4130 m) - Dovan/Bamboo (2310 m) 7-8 hrs
Day 9: Bamboo > Chomrong > Jhinu Danda (hot springs) (1780 m) : 7hrs
Day 10: Jhinu Danda (1780 m) > Landruk > Pothana (1870 m): 7 hrs
Day 11: Pothana > Australian Camp >Baglung Highway & 1hr drive to Pokhara

2. Poonhill - Ghandruk Trek - 7 days

Pokhara > Naya Pool.1010m : 43 kms - 1.5 hrs BUS

Day 1: Nayapool > Birethanti.1065m > Hile/Tikhedhunga.1525m: 2 hrs
Day 2: Hile > Ghode Pani.2850m : 4/6hrs
Day 3: Ghode pani>Poon Hill.3210m>Ghore Pani > Tada pani 4/5 hr
Day 4: Tada Pani > Ghandruk.2000m : 2/3hr
Day 5: Ghandruk > Syauli > Naya Pul : 2/3 hr

3. Langtang-Gosaikunda Trek - 7 days- near Kathmandu: Gosaikunda is a famous Hindu pilgrimage lake so this place is crowded during hindu festival. This trek joins Sundarijal/Chisapani & Dhunche from either way.

> Kathmandu 1350m - Sundarijal1462m: 40 min drive + Chisapani2194m: 3-5hr hike
> Chisapani-Kutumsang2471m: 5/6hr hike
> Kutumsang-Tharepati3597m- Ghopte3430m: 5/6 hr hike
> Ghopte - Gosaikunda4381m: 5/6 hrs hike [uphill] [going WEST]
> Gosaikunda-Sing Gompa3350m-Dhunche1950m: 5hrs hike
> Dhunche - Kathmandu: 6/7 drive BUS

4. Helambu Trek - 7 days - near Kathmandu - This trek starts from Sundarijal/Chisapani and end in Melamchi bazar. 

> Kathmandu 1350m - Sundarijal1462m: 40 min drive + Chisapani2194m: 3-5hr hike
> Chisapani-Kutumsang2471m: 5/6hr hike
> Kutumsang-Thadepati: 5-6hrs hike
> Thadepati-Tarke Ghyang: 5-6 hrs hike [going EAST]
> Tarkeghyang- Kakani: 5hr hike
> Kakani-Melamchi bazar: 2hr walk +  Melamchi-Kathmandu: 4 hr JEEP

5. Everest Base Camp - 14-20 days: 
> Kathmandu - Lukla.2800m  FLIGHT
> Lukla - Phakding.2652m - Namche Bazaar.3440m
> Namchebazar, Khumjung, Thami, Hotel Everest View - see around
> Tengboche.3870m(monastry)
> Periche.4280m & Dingboche.(off)
> Lobuche.4940m
> Gorak Shep.5170m
> Everest Base Camp I.5364m
> & back to the same route


6. Gokyo Trek - 14-20 days
> Kathmandu - Lukla.2800m  FLIGHT
> Lukla - Phakding.2652m - Namche Bazaar.3440m
> Namche - Dole(4084m) 5 hrs
> Dole - Machhermo (4410m) 3 hrs
> Gokyo Village (4750m) 6 hrs
> Gokyo Ri summit (5400m) 7hrs
> Fifth Lake (4956m) 7 hrs
> & back to the same route


7. Upper Mustang- 14 days - restricted area - special permit required 

Kathmandu/Pokhara > Jomsom FLIGHT
Jomsom > Kagbeni (2810m): 3hrs TREK or 40 min JEEP
> Chele (3050m): 6hrs
> Syangmochen (3800 m) 7-8 hrs
> Tsarang (3560 m) 7 hrs
> Lo Manthang (3800 m) 4-5 hrs: hike around monasteries, caves and villages 
> Ghar Gumba, Dhakmar (3820m) 
> & back to Jomsom

8. Manaslu Trek - Aarughat to Besishahar - 14 days


9. Upper Dolpo - Se Foksundo Lake

10. Kanchanjunga Trek - Eastern Nepal - 20-25 days
KTM-Taplejung FLIGHT : 1hr or
KTM-Biratnagar/Bhadrapur FLIGHT : 1hr + Drive to Taplejung
> Chirwa (1,270m)
>Sekathum (1,660m)
> Amjilossa (2,510m)
> Gybala (2,730m)
> Ghunsa (3,595m)
> Khambachen (4,100m)
> Lhonak (4,785m)
> & back to the airport

11. Makalu Base Camp - 20 days - Mt Makalu (between Everest & Kanchanjunga)
KTM-Tumlingtar 50 min FLIGHT + Chichira (1,980m) DRIVE 3-4 hours
Chichira to Num (1,560m): 6-7 hours
> Num to Seduwa (1,500m): 6-7 hours
> Seduwa to Tashigaon (2,100m): 4-5 hours
> Tashigaon to Khongma Danda (3,500m): 6-7 hours
> Khongma Danda to Dobate: 6-7 hours
> Dobate to Yangri Kharka (3,557m): 6-7 hours
> Yangri Kharka to Langmale Kharka: (4,410m): 5-6 hours
> Langmale Kharka to Makalu Base Camp: (4,870m): 6-7 hours