20 Tours and Trek in Nepal – the Powerful places

trekking and tours destinations in Nepal

Every place you touch in Nepal carry a religious or spiritual significance. All he tours and trekkings in Nepal were introduced in the beginning with spiritual beliefs more than just natural beauty.

beauty of Nepal himalaya in the everest region
Gokyo lakes and the glacier seen right above the Gokyo Village

The deep religious faith in Nepal can be seen in the arts and architectures, the streets, the houses and the temples. Moreover, even in the Himalayan corners, visible or hidden deep inside the gorges and valleys, the religious faith and the spirituality exist. In this particular blog, we will take you to most of the important spiritually religious and holy places, the lakes, ponds, the monasteries and the mountains including the festivals.

Nepalgram is about to take you on a journey where no man has possibly gone to or even fathomed about. There are many spiritual places even next to us inside the Kathmandu valley or to the Pokhara city which we will discuss too but we are here to discuss furthermore about the far away religious / spiritual hubs, some places even so remote and waiting to be explored. Nepalese pilgrims and the believers travel to these places every now and then hoping their wishes to be fulfilled and their sins be washed. You can become a part of the spiritual journey anytime soon.

Definitely, the trekking journeys or the tours to these holy and spiritual places bring you inner peace. However, in some journeys, you need to do some hardships and walk through strenuous or challenging paths in order to get to the sacred destination. But once you arrive in the holy places, your fatigue will disappear, your mind and body will rejuvenate, and you will return back down becoming a different person. Bathe in the holy water and cleanse your physical body and eternal soul. Breathe in the fresh mountain air and get blessed by the holy Gods and Goddesses residing in the mountains. What else can be more amazing than this!

Apart from the spiritual land – Nepal has 3 different types of terrain. Namely – Terai the flat lands, Hilly region with hills without snow & last but not the list is Himalaya with snow capped mountains like Mt Everest (tallest peak in earth) herself. This diversified Eco system is protected inside the national parks and conservation area of Nepal.

20 spiritually powerful destination’s tours and trekkings in Nepal

Nepal is famous as a trekking destination but there are many tourist destinations which are yet to be explored. However – being home of Mt everest – the tallest peak of the world – trekking & climbing has still been the top things to do in Nepal, for most of Nepal travelers.

Below mentioned is our list of the top 20 treks and tours dedicated for the Hindus / Buddhists believers or the followers who is on the lookout for the powerful spiritual places in Nepal:

  1. Everest Gokyo Lake Trekkingeverest gokyo lake trekking 1

Highlights of trek:

Exploring 5 turquoise holy Gokyo Lakes, interesting journey like many other journeys in Everest region, short and easy trekking journey to the most beautiful lakes in the lap of the mountains, explore 5 spiritual Gokyo lakes in the Gokyo valley, etc.

PS – Trekking to Everest base camp is suggested in a small group rather than big group joining. Small group travel will make yourself close to the guide and that is how you will know about Nepal more and explore the country better.

  1. Dudh Kunda Trekkingdudh kunda trekking

Highlights of trek: Hike to holy Dudh Kunda Lake 4600m and pay homage to the Lord Shiva, pure Himalayan flight from/to Phaplu, into the wilderness within the close distance of Everest, get insights into the life of the Sherpa people and their genuine hospitality, meditate in the famous Thubten Cholin Monastery, etc.

Dudh Kunda trekking is still a camping trek. This can be a best combination of spiritual trekking with remote trekking experience in Nepal.

  1. Everest Buddhism Meditation Trekeverest buddhism meditation trek

Highlights of trek: Scenic Himalayan overland ride including the flight over the Himalayas, visit three popular holy monasteries; Thupten Choling, Takshindo and Chiwang Monastery, Buddhist meditation and prayer mostly every day, experience the local Sherpa culture, hospitality and lifestyle, trek through the lower part of the Everest region, etc.

  1. Khopra Danda Trekkingkhopra danda trekking

Highlights of trek:

Enjoy a mind-blowing sunrise and sunset over the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna panoramic Himalayan ranges, day hike to the holy Khayar Lake 4660m at the foot of the Annapurna massifs, picturesque villages and the traditional lifestyles and cultures to be explored, the holy abode of Khayar Barahi at Khayar Lake, etc.

  1. Annapurna Tilicho Lake Trekkingannapurna tilicho lake trekking

Highlights of trek: Classical trek on ancient trade routes, traversing along with the Marshyangdi Valley, beautiful villages on the trail with unique varied cultures, breath-taking views of the snow-capped peaks {including Annapurna II,  Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, Tukuche, Chulu peaks, Tilicho, Pisang and many more}, the highest lake in the world {stunning Tilicho Lake on the lap of Tilicho peak}, Tilicho lake is the ancient Kak Bhusundi Lake, which is mentioned in the Hindu epic Ramayana, etc.

  1. Muktinath Pilgrimage Tourmuktinath pilgrimage tour

Highlights of tour: Visit one of the most famous and beautiful temples of Nepal {Muktinath Temple 3800m},

wash off your sins and bad karma by showering in 108 waterspouts of Muktinath temple, witness the harmony between Buddhist and Hindu religion, observe the Himalayan view of various Lofty Mountains and Peaks including Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, observe beautiful Thakali and Tibetan Cultures, experience Mustang which is the former Kingdom and the only place known as desert of Nepal, the windiest and most beautiful town Jomsom, etc.

  1. Bara Pokhari and Mimi Pokhari Trekbara pokhari and mimi pokhari trek

Highlights of trek: Mimi Pokhari 4800m, one of the highest altitude holy ponds in Nepal, marvelous views of Mt Manaslu (8156 m), Himal Chuli (7893 m), Dr Harka Gurung Peak (7871 m) and many more peaks, explore the undersized and over-sized glacier ponds through the journey, discover the Manang valley, explore the lush greenery landscapes and cultivated fields of Marshyangdi valley, etc.

  1. Upper Dolpo Trekking

Highlights of trek: Turquoise Phoksundo Lake, 3 high difficult passes {Baga La 5070m, Numa La 5190m and Jeng La 5090m}, unparalleled landscapes similar to Tibetan plateau, mystical Shey Gompa, mesmerizing valleys beneath the soaring mountains, Tibetan Bon culture, restricted place, holy and spiritual numerous monasteries, etc.

  1. Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking
langtang valley with gosainkunda make a best tours and trekkings in Nepal
Langtang Himal seen from Kyanjing village on our Langtang Gosainkunda trekking in Nepal

Highlights of trek: Possible encounter of elusive red panda and other Himalayan wild animals, magnificent views of gorgeous snow-capped mountains, enchanting pristine rhododendron forests, diverse floras and faunas, explore Tibetan cultures and traditions, the lifestyles of local people, witness holy Gosaikunda Lake and bathe in holy lake, which is believed to be created by Lord Shiva himself, etc.

  1. Bhairav Kunda Trekkingbhairab kunda trekking

 Highlights of trek: Take a holy dip in Bhairav Kunda Lake 4250m which is holy abode of Lord Shiva, panoramic sunrise and sunset views from the lake, sacred Panch Pokhari and Tibet-Nepal border is just next to the trek, pristine nature amidst the typical Newari settlements, unique biodiversity along the route, etc.

  1. Jugal Himal Trekking
jugal himal trekking 1

Walking Hours in Trek: 4-10 hours a day

Trek accommodation: Teahouse lodges / Tented camping

Highlights of trek: Superb Mountain views, green forests, Picturesque Villages and High passes, witness Holy Lake Panch Pokhari {five ponds} 4100m right at the base of Jugal Himal, fascinating views of Mountains {Jugal Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Phurbi Chhyachu and Madiya peak}, experience diverse cultures and traditions, remote traditional Tamang Villages, etc.

  1. Ganesh Himal Base Camp Trekking

ganesh himal base camp trekking 1Highlights of trek: A hidden gem in a less explored region of Nepal, between the popular trekking regions; Langtang and Manaslu region, raw and pristine nature, explore the ethnic Gurung, Tamang and other communities with their lifestyles and traditions, breath-taking and unparalleled views throughout the trek and especially from Pangsang La pass, view of {Ganesh Himal range, Manaslu range, Langtang range and peaks of Annapurna range}, journey to the holy Hindu Lord Ganesha’s land, etc.

  1. Milarepa Cave and Lapchi Kang Trek

milarepa caveHighlights of trek: Pay homage to the holy cave where saint Milarepa spent his last few years, one of many Milarepa Caves hidden deep inside the Himalayan valleys, Gaurishankar Conservation Area is the home to diverse wildlife’s, an epic unbeaten and unexplored trail in Nepal Himalayas, explore the 400 years old Tibetan monastery Lapchi Kang, mind-blowing vistas of Gaurishankar Himalayan ranges and adjacent peaks, etc.

  1. Eastern Nepal Tour

eastern nepal tourHighlights of Tour: A wonderful journey to the least traveled Eastern Himalayas of Nepal, explore the most popular towns in Nepal like Dharan, Ilam and Dhankuta, visit the holy lands of different Gods and Goddesses and explore the spiritual sites, observe the dramatic geographical and cultural changes, etc.

  1. Damodar Kund Tour

damodar kund tourHighlights of Tour: Calling all the Hindu pilgrims and the believers, holiest Muktinath temple and Damodar Kund tour, stunning aerial views of the valleys, gorges, farmlands and the snow-capped Himalayas, the source to Kali Gandaki River, holy Damodar Kund as narrated in Barah Purana represents the holy head of Lord Vishnu, etc.

  1. Pikey Peak Trekking

pikey peak trekkingHighlights of trek: Breathtaking sunrise and sunset views over the Himalayas from Annapurna at the east to Kanchenjunga in the west, short trek in the Everest region, journey to the undiscovered route, flexible itinerary, explore many popular Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, etc.

  1. Upper Mustang Tiji Festival Tour

upper mustang tiji festival tour Highlights of Tour: Three days interesting festival happening only in Lo Monthang, Upper Mustang aka The Forbidden Kingdom, stunning views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Tukuche and many more other peaks, experience excellent Local hospitality and observe their unique livelihoods, be a part of the century old ceremonies and rituals, deserted landscapes which is very similar to the Tibetan plateau, explore various ancient Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, etc.

Upper mustang is regarded as the best monsoon trekking in Nepal. Because in upper mustang region – it does not rain even in monsoon season of Nepal. Monsoon season in Nepal falls on late may, june, july and early august.

18. Everest Panoroma Trek

everest panorama trekHighlights of trek: Trek through the classic trail of the Everest region, enjoy the daily mountain views, take part in the biggest celebration of the Everest region, Mani Rimdu festival, get insights into the Sherpa cultures, traditions and the lifestyles, learn more about the Buddhism and enlighten yourself with the Buddhist teachings, encounter the rich and unique biodiversity of the Everest region, etc.

  1. Nepal Buddhism Tour

nepal buddhism tour Highlights of Tour: Visit most of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal, explore the Kathmandu valley, Pokhara Valley and more, learn about the sacred and important teachings from the Lord Buddha, an interesting and special religious / spiritual tour, stunning views of the snow-capped peaks of Nepal Himalayas, etc.

  1. Nepal Hindu Religious Tour

nepal hindi religion tour Highlights of Tour: Visit most of the holiest Hindu sites of the Kathmandu valley, an epic spiritual tour to rejuvenate your life and the spirit, explore the religious sides of the famous Kathmandu valley, dedicated to the Hindu pilgrims and the believers from all over the world, a tour in the holy land of Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma under the majestic Himalayas, etc.

Ps – Please also read travel insurance advice for your Nepal travels. However, this is just a recommendation. You can choose whichever you like or think is the best for your guarantee.

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About Author

I grew up in the mountains & got university education in Kathmandu to become an engineer. But with homely environment of mountains interest me to become a trekking & tour guide, by passion. I have been 6574 meter to the highest & fortunately got chance to explore most of Nepal and bit of abroad.

Eventually, passion converted to profession and here i am on behalf of Nepalgram - a Trekking agency in Nepal.

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