5 Beautiful Base Camp Treks in Nepal

09 Feb, 2019  |   By Trekking Trail Nepal

The charm of trekking in the mountains of Nepal is in reaching the base camps of massive mountains in different regions. Although not all the treks go to the mountain base camps, there are some beautiful base camp treks in Nepal. It is certainly a wonderful experience to traverse the trail through mountains all the way to the base camps.

Be it trekking to the famous Mt. Everest base camp or a little less-trodden Dhaulagiri base camp or Short Annapurna base camp, you will experience a lifetime adventure experience in Nepal.

Below are 5 Beautiful Base Camp Treks in Nepal.

1. Everest Base Camp Trek

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Probably the most famous of all, Everest Base Camp Trek has such a charm that trekkers surely find it overwhelming. Thousands of trekkers traverse their way to the base camp of the highest mountain in the world every year.

Although there are different routes to explore the Everest region, most of them ultimately lead to the Everest base camp. As the heart of the trekking adventure in the Everest region, Everest base camp certainly appeals every trekker going to the region.

In addition to the base camp, you will also explore and experience the Sherpa cultural charm and spectacular mountain views. While you are on this trek, standing at Kalapatthar at the elevation of 5,545 meters above sea level and watching an unbelievable mountain panorama is a highlight.

Everest base camp trek surely deserves to make on the list of beautiful base camp treks in Nepal.

2. Annapurna Base Camp Trek

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You will surely love the entire experience of trekking to the Annapurna base camp. Annapurna Base Camp Trek takes you to a different mountain region than the Everest. You will explore the enigmatic Annapurna region while walking all the way to the impressive mountain base camp.

This base camp trekking adventure gets more trekkers after the Everest base camp. The general perception of people around the world when they hear the base camp trek is the Everest base camp trek. But Annapurna base camp trek is also equally popular and beautiful amongst the trekkers.

When you trek go on this adventure, you will explore from the lower Himalayan foothills to the high Himalayan sanctuary in the base camp.

3. Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek

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Relatively a shorter base camp trek, Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek is one of the best short Himalayan trekking adventure. Although a short walking adventure, it unbelievably takes you to the elevation of 4,500 meters from sea level. You do not even feel like you are going to reach that high when you check the days. But yes, you will be standing at 4,500 meters when you reach the Mardi Himal base camp in the Annapurna range.

The entire walk goes through lush forest in most of the parts so giving you a wonderful nature walk experience. You will also enjoy spectacular mountain views at the same time. This trek is much more peaceful than Everest base camp and Annapurna base camp in terms of the trekkers’ crowd. If you are passionate about spretiual travel, Trekking Trail Nepal also offers Mardi Himal Yoga Trek.

But the view and experience that you get on this trek get this trek on the list of beautiful base camp treks in Nepal.

4. Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek

Amadablam Base Camp Trek is another wonderful base camp trek in the Everest region. You will traverse the same trail as to the Everest base camp but only to a little more than half way. The trek takes you to the base camp of the beautiful Ama Dablam that stands at 6,812 meters above sea level.

When you reach the base camp of Amadablam, you will be at the elevation of 4,800 meters above sea level. You will also explore the cultural, spiritual and natural charm of the majestic Everest region. Amadablam is one of the most beautiful mountains in the entire Himalaya and trekking to its base camp is surely an experience of a lifetime.

5. Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek

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Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek takes you to the southern base camp of Mt. Dhaulagiri, the massive 8,000 meter mountain. This trek is also popular as Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek. It is one of the most peaceful base camp treks in Nepal.

You will feel the wilderness of the mountains at the best when you reach the higher elevation on the trek. This trek requires camping in some parts in the higher elevation as there are no tea-houses. So, you can experience a beautiful combination of tea-house and camping trek while you are on this adventure.

Although you can trek to the base camps of other mountains in Nepal, we have listed the above as the 5 beautiful base camp treks in Nepal. Exclusion of any other base camp trek from the list in this post does not necessarily make them less appealing. Whichever base camp trek you would like to go for, you will surely enjoy and experience the awesomeness of the mountains.

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