Nature provides the best recreations. Looking for answers, look into nature; looking for peace, be in nature! Find in this article the top best lake trekking destinations in Nepal in the lap of Himalayas.
Trekking is not only walking in and around nature, it is a mean to clear yourself. Trekking in distinct places provides you with memories of unforgettable experiences. As a whole, you will find a whole new spirit in yourself.
Nepal is a hub of different trekking destinations categorized in various ways. The sceneries and landscapes, flora and fauna, wildlife, and culture and tradition are extremely diversified in that they provide adventurers’ a sense of paradise on earth.
Nepal is home to an extremely beautiful scenic mountain range, cascading hills, and celestial lakes. However, the trekking destinations are not limited to mountains and hills. Definitely, the lake trekking destinations are incredible as well.
Here, in this article, you will get to know about the top best lake trekking destinations and trips in Nepal. Undoubtedly, these treks can give you amazing memories of remarkable remembrance of your lifetime.
The Top Best Lake Trekking Destinations in Nepal
This trek is one of the most beautiful treks that take you to Rara Lake in Nepal. It is the largest Lake in Nepal. It lies at an elevation of 2990 meters with an area of 10.8 Km square. Beautiful green hills and Rara National Park surround the lake. Its beauty makes it one of the best trekking destination.
The view of snowcapped mountain peaks enhances the beauty of Rara Lake. This mesmerizing trek to Rara Lake is located in the remote North-West part of Nepal. In fact, the North-West region is also home to diverse vegetation and protected wildlife. The cost of the permit for entry in Rara Lake is $90 (NPR 10,500) and $15 (NPR 1800) for later days. The trip cost you around $1000-$1700 (NPR 1,50,000). -As per 2020
Tso Rolpa is one of the pristine and least visited trekking routes in Nepal. It is located in the Rolwaling region which takes you to the largest glacial lake in Nepal. The serenity of Tso-Rolpa is untouched and un-explored though a neighbor to the most visited and popular trekking destination Everest region.
The trek to Tso Rolpa Lake is strenuous whereas the breathtaking scenery of terrace farmlands beauty and panorama of Gaurishanka Himal make it worth the visit. The trek takes 17 days to be completed. The best time to take the trip is in the autumn and spring season. The trip will cost you around $2800 (NPR 3,30,000). -As per 2020
Paanch Pokhari is formed by sacred the group of five Hindu holy lakes. It is the 9th highest altitude wetland in the world. It is one of the famous Hindu pilgrimage sites in Nepal. Moreover, it is popular for the pilgrimage at the festival of Janai Purnima in Nepal.
The brilliance of bio-diversity and view of the Himalayan range in the north will fascinate and amaze you during the trek. Moreover, Tamang and Sherpa residents living on the trail will provide you the different prospects of knowing the cultural distinctiveness.
It lies at an elevation of 4100 meters which makes it challenging and it is a trip of approximately 13 days. The trek to Panch Pokhari will cost you around $1850 (NPR 2,20,000) in total. -As per 2020
Now, we have Tilicho lake on the list. The trek to Tilicho Lake takes you to the highest lake in the world. The rugged terrain adventurous trail may make you tiresome. At the same time, the enthralling beauty of the place will provide you energy and strength to take your journey to the lake further.
The look at the snowcapped peaks and the lake surrounded by the majestic mountains will make you stop at the moment for minutes. Indeed, the place is itself heaven! The lake lies at an elevation of 4929 meters. It is located in the northern part of Nepal. The best season to travel there are autumn and spring. The trek will cost you an average of $2000 (NPR 2,40,000). -As per 2020
Gokyo Valley is home to the highest freshwater lake system in the world, the Khumbu region. Moreover, The Khumbu region itself is host to several eight-thousanders like Mt.Everest, Mt.Lhotse, and Mt.Cho Oyu. The Gokyo lake adds beauty to the valley and acts as a center of attraction as well. Gokyo Valley is a must-see place for anyone looking for a thrilling adventure. The rugged yet quiet terrain is filled with natural allure.
Also, Gokyo Valley is a serene valley with small villages and settlements still intact with an unspoiled environment. The simple rural lifestyle of Sherpa locals adds charm to the place. Moreover, there are beautiful stone houses, mainly small hotels catering to the trekkers visiting the Gokyo Valley. The permit to have access cost is about $64 (NPR 7,500). The total for the trek to Gokyo will cost you around $800-$2000 (NPR 2,20,000). –As per 2020
Now, here is Kapuchhe glacier lake. Kapuchhe Glacier Lake is a new trekking trail in the Annapurna Region of Nepal. It takes you to the lowest Glacier Lake in the mountains. The view of Kapuchhe Glacier Lake surrounded by the mountains makes you wonderstruck.
The enchanting view takes your breath away. If you are lucky you will also get to avalanche in the Annapurna Himalaya right before you. The trip will cost you around $70 (NPR 80,000), including the permit cost. The best season to make a trek to Kapuche Lake is in autumn (October-December).
Lastly, we have the beautiful Gosaikunda lake on our list. It is a trek to the holy alpine zone of Langtang National Park. Moreover, it is also a spiritual trip as the Gosainkunda area is delineated as a religious site. It is an alpine freshwater where many people of Nepal travel to take a dip into the holy water.
This is a short trip as compared to others which also yields some hypnotizing views of the mountain ranges. The permit to do the trek cost you $10 to $20 (NPR 2000) and the overall trip costs you around $400 (NPR 50,000). The best season to do the trek is autumn (September-November) and spring (March-May).
On the End Note…
In the end, Nepal is home to great destinations where you must visit once in your lifetime, every glimpse and every landscape of the majestic mountains gorgeous lakes, and cascading hills will make your every visit worth and rejuvenate your every sense.