5 Best Treks of Nepal for People After Age 60

Best Treks of Nepal

Nepal is a quaint Himalayan country nestled between India and China. This beautiful country hosts the tallest mountain in the world, the Mount Everest and 70% of the entire Himalayan mountain range which is the largest mountain range in the entire world. Apart from these interesting facts, Nepal is home to many exquisite and exotic flora and fauna and it is also suggested that it is the place that hosts the Himalayan yeti.

Trekking in the Himalayas is a very special experience in the lives of many people. And they do not only include the young and the bustling. There are many enthusiasts who are above the age of even 60 years who travel to experience this delightful wonder of nature. And there is nothing that should stop them from doing so, not even their age. And as it turns out, trekking tours in Nepal offer many trails that are not so strenuous and include the same aesthetic landscapes as of the strenuous ones. Two of the most famous trekking trails in Nepal are the Annapurna base camp trekking tours and the Manaslu trekking tours. 

If you are looking for places in Nepal that are great for trekking for the 60+ population of the world.

Here are 5 of the best places that you can visit in Nepal.

Ghorepani Poonhill trek:

Ghorepani Poonhill trek

This trekking tour is approximately 5-6 days of trekking but takes you to the most amazing sunsets and sunrises in Nepal. This trek starts from Pokhara (the jewel of Nepal tourism). The maximum elevation of this trek reaches 1053 ft. one can easily view the amazing mountains such as the Annapurna 1, Annapurna south and the Dhaulagiri from Poonhill. Upon further extending the trek, one reaches Tadapani which gives you beautiful views of the Hiunchuli, Annapurna 2 and the Machhapuchhare. In this trek you can also enjoy the small streams and rivers that flow throughout the valley. Trekking through the beautiful flora and fauna of this alpine region is worth the 5-6 day trek.

Langtang trek:

Langtang trek

This trek starts at Kathmandu and is a 6 day trek. One goes through the mesmerizing canyons of the Langtang Khola. Here, you will witness the Langtang Lirung (the 99th tallest peak of the world). After a hike to the Kyanjin Ri, which stands at an elevation of 4773 meters, you will witness the majestic peaks of the Langtang Himal and the upper valley. There are also many glaciers surrounding the region as well as waterfalls to make this a nature immersive trip.

Everest view trek:

Everest view trek

If you are not too eager about trekking all the way to the Everest Base Camp, you can prefer to do this trek. The Everest view trek requires a minimum of 6 days to complete. The highlights of this trek are the mesmerizing views of the Ama Dablam (which is dubbed the most beautiful mountain in the world) and the Mount Everest (the tallest mountain in the world). You also go through the famous Namche bazaar, which is a bustling market of all things produced out of the Himalayas and the surrounding cultures and tribes. One also goes through the beautiful canyons of the Dudh Kosi and crossing many suspension bridges from there on. 

Lakes of Gosaikunda:

Lakes of Gosaikunda

This is probably the most beautiful and mesmerizing trek that you can go on in Nepal as it involves the pristine lakes of Gosaikunda. This trek takes about 6 days to complete. The pristine still water lakes of Gosaikunda stand at an elevation of 4360 meters. This is also a famous pilgrimage site for the Hindus especially at the time of the Janai Purnima that happens in the month of August. Here, one can witness the snow peaks of the Langtang Himal and the Annapurna mountain range. 

Annapurna base camp trek:

Annapurna base camp trek

This is one of the most famous trekking trails in Nepal. This trek takes about 6-7 days to complete. Ones visit the beautiful canyons of the Modi Khola on the way in this trek. One can also get constant views of the Machhapuchhare. Upon reaching the summit, you will find yourself surrounded by a ring of mountain peaks and that is the most breathtaking moment of the entire trek. As you return from the trek, do immerse yourself in the pleasingly hot waters of the Tadapani while you have the Annapurna 1 mountain in the backdrop for aesthetic viewing.

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