Top 5 Hidden Nepal Trekking Destination

Trekking in Nepal  is one of the best activities that people can try . Even if trekking is very popular in Nepal, Nepal takes to the off beaten paths that are newly open for trekking. The hidden trekking destinations of Nepal remained unexplored in the past. Altogether there are 30 trekking destinations in Nepal which are still unspoiled and not explored by many people.

Some of the popular hidden Nepal trekking destinations are: Upper Dolpo Trek, Rara Lake Trek, Makalu Trek, Kanchenjunga Trek, and Upper Mustang Trek. These are the restricted trekking areas of Nepal, and the trekkers need to get the permits from the Nepal government, Department of immigration before they commence the trek.

Let’s go through each of them in detail.

Upper Dolpo Trek

The Upper Dolpo Trek is one of the hidden trekking destinations of Nepal. This trekking trail takes the trekkers to the remote Himalayan region of Nepal. Although the region is beautiful, it is rarely visited by the trekkers. The trek takes the trekkers to the beautiful pine, oak and rhododendron forest of the Dolpo region. It is situated between the Tibetan Plateau and the Dhaulagiri Himalayan region. This trek also takes the trekkers through the Shey Phoksundo National Park and helps them explore the wildlife of Nepal including the rare species like; Himalayan Blue Sheep and Musk Deer. The trekkers get to learn about the unique culture and tradition of the Tibetan people as well.

Rara Lake Trek

The Rara Lake Trek is one of the most preferred trekking trails of Nepal. Although most preferred, it also falls in the list of hidden trekking destinations of Nepal and requires a permit. This trek takes the trekkers through the less beaten trail of the western region of Nepal. The trekkers get to learn about the culture of the local people and get to experience the wildlife of Nepal. As the trek takes the trekkers to the Rara National Park, the trekkers can encounter animals like; musk deer, guar, and yellow-throated martin. Also, the trekkers get to explore a variety of birds and pine forests. It provides the view of the snow-capped mountains of the Dolpo region and the Tibetans mountains too.

Upper Mustang Trek

The beautiful region of the Upper Mustang has become popular as the trekking destination these days. This destination was not permitted for trekking for foreigners and was popular as the forbidden kingdom of Nepal before. The trek gives the trekkers the experience of the tanned red cliffs and the grey rolling hills of Mustang. This trekking destination has a long history and takes the trekkers through the ancient monasteries, the high dwelling caves and traditional villages of the Mustang region.

Kanchenjunga Trek

 Located in the northeastern region of Nepal, Mt. Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world. The trek to Mt. Kanchenjunga is thrilling and adventurous. It falls under one of the hidden trekking destinations of Nepal and is also one of the least explored trekking regions of Nepal. The remote trekking trail provides the trekkers with the amazing experience of the lifestyle of rural Nepal and its rich culture. The warm hospitality of the Limbu and Rai people of the region has attracted many trekkers.

 It also helps them to explore the beauty of the snow-capped mountains like; Mt. Makalu, Mt. Everest, and Mt. Lhotse.

Makalu Trek

The hidden trekking trail of Nepal, Makalu is one of the least visited trails of Nepal. This trek takes the trekkers to the 5th highest mountain of the world, Mt. Makalu. During the trek the trekkers can enjoy the view of the majestic mountains like; Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Baruntse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Chamlang and Mt. Everest. Also, the trek can help the trekkers to explore the Makalu Barun National Park and the Barun Valley. It also gives them the chance to encounter the endangered flora and fauna of Nepal.

Conclusion

Hence, the beauty of Nepal has attracted many trekkers. As the trekkers get to explore least explored the beauty of Nepal, trekking in the hidden regions of Nepal is also gaining popularity these days. Other than the Annapurna trekking trail and the Everest trekking trail, these trails have gained popularity as the trekkers are more inclined towards trekking to the off beaten paths of Nepal.