new trekking routes in nepal

5 Best New Trekking Routes in Nepal

If you are one of the trekkers who love to enjoy Majestic Himalayas, Exotic Greenery, and wildlife observations in an off the beaten path. Then, following a list of best new trekking routes in Nepal that is definitely tailored for you.

New Trekking Routes in Nepal

Karbakeli Eco Trek

Karbakeli Than (2332m)

Launched in May 2018, Karbakeli Eco Trek Nepal is a new trekking routes in Nepal. This trek route connects to Beni (Headquarter of Myagdi) through popular routes Poonhill to Karbakeli Than (2332m). It lies in undisturbed areas where you can experience the Natural Beauty as well as a rich culture of Pun community.

Trekkers who love to be around exotic natural environments, support conservation efforts and observe wildlife. Karbakeli Eco Trek is the future of Ghorepani Poonhill Trek. One-third of the trekking route to Ghorepani Poonhill have been connected via road. This doesn’t excite a lot to travelers.

The route to Karbakeli Eco Trek starts from new trekking path which will be better than Ghorepani Poonhill Trek.

Trek Duration: 8 Days

Maximum Altitude: Poonhill (3210m)


  • Offers spectacular view of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Barah Himal, Nilgiri South, Dhampus Peak, Tukuche Peak (Manapathi) and Gurju Himal
  • Poonhill (3210m): Popular viewpoint to watch mesmerizing Sunrise and Sunset
  • A viewpoint of Jungle Safari
  • Phulbari: Natural Garden
  • Karbakeli Baba; Chief god of Pun Community
  • Experience the Local Arts and Culture of Pun Community
  • Watch Purkheuli (Sorthi) Dance
  • Falame Danda (2350m)

Best Season:

  • Spring (March to May)
  • Autumn (September to November)
  • Winter (December to February)


Day 1: Drive to Pokhara. Overnight in Hotel
Day 2: Drive to Nayapul. Trek to Ulleri
Day 3: Trek to Ghorepani
Day 4: Trek to Karbakeli Than via Poonhill
Day 5: Trek to Phalame Hill via Nangi
Day 6: Trek to Beni
Day 7: Drive to Pokhara
Day 8: Drive to Kathmandu

Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek

Mount Dhaulagiri by Susheel Shrestha on
Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m)

Launched in January 2017, Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek is a new trekking routes in Nepal. This virgin trek offers the shortest route to reach the highest point of Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek i.e. Dhaulagiri South Base Camp (4050m). Trekking starts from Beni Bazar (830m) which is the junction of holy popular Kaligandaki River and gigantic Beni Khola. This main junction used to be the trade center between Nepal and Tibet.

This trek route requires a good level of physical fitness at higher altitude (above 2500m) due to its moderate level of trek difficulty. Whereas trekking in lower elevation (below 2500m) is quite easy.

Trek Duration: 11 Days

Maximum Altitude: Dhaulagiri South Base Camp (4050m)


  • Amazing mountain view of Dhaulagiri; Seventh Highest mountain in the world (8167m), Annapurna I; Tenth highest mountain in the world (8091m), Annapurna South (7219m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Nilgiri (7061m),  Churen Himal (7385m) and Gurja Himal (7193m)
  • The shortest route to reach Dhaulagiri South Base camp (4050m)
  • Rich in Natural and Cultural attractions
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Wild Animals; Himalayan Thar, Deer, fox, leopard
  • Different species of bird
  • Understanding of a culture, custom, tradition, and living of Magar community in a local village

Best Season:

  • Spring (March to May)
  • Autumn (September to November)


Day 1: Drive to Beni (830m)
Day 2: Drive to Jhin (1680m)
Day 3: Trek to Ghyasi Kharka (1865m)
Day 4: Trek to Phedi Camp (2466m)
Day 5: Trek to Odar Camp (3190m)
Day 6: Trek to Dhaulagiri South Base Camp (4050m)
Day 7: Trek to Chhari (2020m)
Day 8: Trek to Dagnam (1720m)
Day 9: Trek to Beni (820m). Drive to Pokhara (3 hours)
Day 10: Sightseeing in Pokhara
Day 11: Drive to Kathmandu

Mundum Trek

mundum trek nepal

Mundum Trek is a newly launched trekking routes in Nepal. It was launched in January 2018. Mundum Trek is located in Far East Nepal, Diktel (1650m) which is the district headquarter of Khotang. The word ‘Mundum’ is derived from the sacred book of Kirat community. Kirat people are the main indigenous who are residing in the Mudum trekking route. During the trekking journey, you can reach up to the highest point Silchung Peak (4200m) from Diktel Bazar (1650m).

Trekkers who are looking to trek off the beaten path should choose Mundum Trek. This trek route passes through a trail which is quite easy and doesn’t need any challenging trekking experience. Any level of trekkers can trek. Mundum Trek will definitely satisfy your hungriness for the hidden trekking path.

Trek Duration: 11 Days

Maximum Altitude: Silchung (4200m)


  • Amazing Mountain View of Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Lhotse, and Cho Yu
  • 30+ Peaks which are above 6000m
  • Experience beautiful small lakes, jungles of rhododendron, bamboo, and oak
  • Excellent spot for bird watching
  • Rare Animals; red panda with wild animals like Tahr, musk deer too
  • Observe the Local Culture, local agricultural life, shepherd and yaks herders with their huts
  • Watch Sunrise and Sunset from the hill
  • Understanding of a culture, custom, tradition, and living of Rai, Limbu and Kirat people in a local village

Best Season:

  • Spring (March to May)
  • Autumn (September to November)
  • Winter (December to February)


Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Diktel (1650m)
Day 2: Trek to Chakhewa (2300m)
Day 3: Trek to Dhotre (2752m)
Day 4: Trek to Maiyung (3122m)
Day 5: Trek to Rawadhap (3426m)
Day 6: Trek to Salpa Bhanjyang (3348m)
Day 7: Explore around Silchung (4200m)
Day 8: Trek to Hyakule (2972m)
Day 9: Trek to Hanspokhari (2962m)
Day 10: Trek to Bhojpur (1600m)
Day 11: Drive to Kathmandu (1320m)

Dhorpatan Trek

dhorpatan trek

Dhorpatan trek lies in Baglung district. It is one of the remote trekking routes in Nepal. It is also the headquarters of Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve. The flat dry pasture above the 4000m high tree-line which is organically called as ‘Patans’  and the flat open valley in which village itself is located known as ‘Dhor’. In this way, the name ‘Dhorpatan’ was born.

This trek is more suitable for real adventures lovers who should be ready to experience local culture and activities, basic food and accommodations with local people.  People in Dhorpatan are exceptionally friendly, amazing trails, spotless forest and meadows, sparkling rivers, and thrilling remote experience.

Trek Duration: 12 Days

Maximum Altitude: Phagune Phedi (3850m)


  • Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve; Naturally and Culturally rich place. This hunting reserve is one and only hunting place in Nepal to hunt different habitats of blue sheep
  • Other species are Ghoral, Himalayan Tahr, Black Bear Pheasant and Partridge
  • Endangered species of pheasants & Partridge, mostly Chirr Pheasant and the nine different colored Danphe, the national bird of Nepal

Best Season:

  • Spring (March to May)
  • Autumn (September to November)


Day 1: Drive to Beni via Pokhara
Day 2: Drive to Darbang and Trek to Dharapani
Day 3: Trek from Dharapani to Lamsung
Day 4: Trek from Lamsung to Jaljala
Day 5: Trek from Jaljala to Dhorpatan
Day 6: Explore Dhorpatan and Trek to Phagune Phedi
Day 7: Morning hike to Phagune Phedi and trek back to Jungle camp
Day 8: Trek from Jungle Camp to Gurjaghat
Day 9: Trek from Gurjaghat to Patichaur
Day 10: Trek from Patichaur to Darbang and Drive to Beni
Day 11: Drive back from Beni to Pokhara
Day 12: Drive back Pokhara to Kathmandu

Numbur Himal Cheese Circuit Trek

numbur himal cheese circuit trek

Numbur Himal Cheese Circuit trek is new trekking routes in Nepal or off-the-beaten-track which include soft to adventurous eco-camping experience, rock climbing, exploring high altitude lakes, wilderness walks through the mountain forest, glacier walks, base camp treks, high pastures and the making of yak cheese in the factory, and lots more.

Trek Duration: 12 Days

Maximum Altitude: Gyazo-La Pass (4880m)


  • Amazing Mountain views of Everest range, Numburchuli, Gaurishankar, Jugal and Langtang Himal are sensational and the Panchpokhari pass (4605m) and Gyajo La (Thulo Lapcha) pass at (4880m)
  • Rock climbing, Exploring high altitude lakes, Wilderness walks through the mountain forest,
  • Glacier walks, and Dense Green forest
  • Yak Cheese factory made by Sherpa
  • Experience the local culture, tradition, and living of Sherpa

Best Season:

  • Spring (March to May)
  • Autumn (September to November)


Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Shivalaya (1790m) 7-8 hours
Day 2: Trek from Shivalaya to Panipakha (3105m) 5-6 hours
Day 3: Trek from Panipakha to Maanedanda (3940m) 5-6 hours
Day 4: Trek from Maanedanda to Panch Pokhari (4515m) 5 hours
Day 5: Trek from Panchpokhari to Tare (4140m) 6-7 hours
Day 6: Trek from Tare to Ngeju (3690m) 5-6 hours via Gyazo-La Pass (4880m)
Day 7: Trek from Ngeju to Lhachhewar (2665m) 4- 5 hours
Day 8: Trek from Lahaksewar to Gumdel (2255m) 5-6 hours
Day 9: Trek from Gumdel to Serding (3360m) 4-5 hours
Day 10: Trek from Serding to Lapchane (3150m) 5-6 hours via Thodung
Day 11: Trek from Lapchane to Those (1755m) 4-5 hours
Day 12: Drive from Those to Kathmandu via Jiri 7-8 hours

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