Best Hiking Places in Nepal

: 2023-06-17

Last Updated : 2023-12-10

Do you know the thrill and joy of hiking in Nepal? This experience is accessible to only those who wake up in the morning with sheer determination. Those who tie up their shoes know the challenges that lie ahead. But don’t be confused! It’s not the same as trekking.

If you are up for a walk, then no better way to enjoy the natural beauty of Nepal than hiking. The distance and duration may vary but many good hikes take only a part of your day.

What is it like to hike?

There are exceptions when it comes to taking a long walk to places with an elegance that can’t be witnessed just anywhere. The magnificent topography is the main reason why Nepal is considered a paradise for activities such as hiking and trekking. You can normally find quite a lot of day hiking in Nepal but for the ones who love walking more, there are arrangements for hikes that take days or even weeks.

The thrill and joy of standing tall at some of the highest points on the earth are unwatchable. This drives hikers and trekkers to keep walking. Another way of seeing it is hiking can be the best exercise for you. It’s just like walking but with the pleasure of interacting with nature safely.

The beauty of hiking is that you don’t need to get up to 5000m or more to enjoy glorious views. The hilly region of Nepal has a lot to offer for the most amazing and scenic Nepal treks and hikes. Not just the scenery, the best hiking places in Nepal offer a close view of the cultural and traditional world of art and architecture of the locals along the hiking or trekking routes. It is a wonderful opportunity for tourists to become acquainted with the lifestyles of the Nepalese people.

Arrangements for Hiking

Are you someone who loves a physical challenge? Or are you comfortable with a hiking route that treats you gently?
Our hiking packages are tailored to suit all your requirements. The easier ones allow you to explore all the breathtaking natural wonders and lifestyles of the locals. There are so many options on the hiking trails in Nepal that you can cover a lot of ground in a short period. So if your holiday time is ticking fast, we can make the necessary arrangements to offer the best package for you.

Some Popular Routes for Hiking in Nepal

Poon Hill Hiking (7 days)

Owing to one of the most popular and best hiking places in Nepal, you will be able to witness true paradise with this hike. Following this rich natural and cultural trail in the Annapurna Region, one can glance at the majestic Macchapuchhare, Annapurna peaks, and dense Rhododendron forest. The highlight of this hike is climbing up to 3,210m just to see the sunlight touch the snow-capped mountain tops. This view is as glorious as it sounds.

Shivapuri Nagarkot Hiking (3 Days)

This hike is for the ones who have limited holidays and are looking for a short, ideal hiking trip. The hiking begins from Sundarijal, located at a 1 and a half-hour drive from Kathmandu. The rich floras and faunas, breathtaking geographical features, sunset and sunrise views, and rich Himalayan culture along the trail will make you ecstatic.

Dhampus Sarankot Hike (3 Days)

Made for explorers and enthusiastic hikers, this hiking package takes you to a beautiful village situated near Pokhara. This hike is best for family or couple travel. Easily one of the best hiking in Nepal if you are looking to enjoy the sunrise, sunset, and view of magnificent mountain ranges that incorporate Manaslu, Ganesh, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Machhapuchhare, and more. Sarankot gives you the best view of Pokhara city with an opportunity to paraglide.

Phulchowki Hike (1 Day)

Time and energy are saved with Phulchowki hiking which will take you around 7 hours to complete. You will be able to hike along the trail of sub-tropical forests filled with oak trees and rhododendrons. The flora and faunas are astonishing in the area and the breathtaking view from Phulchowki is like a cherry on top. The hike commences from Godawari (14km south of Kathmandu).

Champadevi Hike (1 Day)

Did anyone say, Pine? The Champadevi hike takes you along a well-trodden trail through the pine forest. There are several routes for this trek. The popular one begins from Hattiban Resort to the summit. However, other routes can get a bit tricky but you are free to choose given your map game.

If you are looking for multi-day hiking packages in Nepal, The Everest Base Camp Trek or Annapurna Base Camp Trek would be a great choice.
We are always happy to hear your suggestions regarding other such wonderful destinations. Apart from these packages, we make sure to listen to your needs and tailor a suitable package that fits your holiday and budget.

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