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Nepal is geographically located between two giant nations India and China. Although Nepal is physically a small country ( with an area of 1,47,181 sq. km. ), it is rich in floras and faunas, natural landscapes, amazing culture and traditions, holy and sacred places, adventures, mountains, greenery, rivers and falls. Millions of tourist visit Nepal each year. Nepal has something to offer for any kind of Tourist either adventure, treks, pilgrims, business, study, research, vacation or anything. Wherever you go, you will have a great memory in Nepal. There are many things to do and places to visit in Nepal. The spot depends upon the time you have and the activities you prefer. However, I have made a list of top 20 places to visit in Nepal this 2020 considering all kind of activities. Let’s see some of them:

Top 20 Places to Visit and Things to Do in Visit Nepal 2020

Government of Nepal and Tourism Department has announced to celebrate 2020 as Tourism Year of Nepal. It is assumed that more than 10 million tourists will visit Nepal by 2020 for creating a lifelong memory. Why not you? If you are interested but do not know where to go to Nepal, here are the top picks for you.

PS: Government has promised to provide you with better experience and 20% off on trekking in Nepal.

I will be here providing you with the details of top places to visit in Nepal by making different sections like Trekking, Adventure, Study and Research, Pilgrims, Sightseeing, and visiting Historical Places.




  • Kathmandu ( Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Swoyambhunath, Budhanilkantha )
  • Mustang
  • Kalinchowk
  • Pathibhara
  • Lumbini

Historical Places and Others

  • Gorkha
  • Upper Mustang
  • Tatopani ( Hot Spring )
  • Jungle Safari
  • Durbar Squares ( Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur )

Let’s see in details about each place.

Top Places for Trekking in Nepal 2020

Nepal is regarded as one of the prime destinations for trekking in Nepal. As the government of Nepal has provided 20% off on trekking in Nepal, this 2020 could be the best time to gather lifetime experience in Nepal. Treks of Nepal are easy to hard. Some treks can be done by beginner and some needs experts. There is a number of trekking routes in Nepal. So, writing about all will be very lengthy. Hence, I am writing about Top 5 Trekking in Nepal you should plan for Visit Nepal 2020.

Everest Base Camp Trek 2020


Everest Base Trek is the best trekking option in Nepal reaching to Kalapathhar ( amazing viewpoint) at 5550m. Walking in the world’s highest peak is an adventure in itself. Moreover, EBC Trek comprises Thrilling Trek, unique Sherpa Culture, Amazing Lukla Flight, inhabited by a wide range of animals and birds in Sagarmatha National Park, Breath Taking Moutain Views and so on. Everest trek is a quite challenging trek. However, a destination you should plan for trekking in 2020. The classic Everest Base Camp Trek starts from Lukla ( after a flight from Kathmandu ) and takes you through the Khumbu Valley to the Everest Base Camp.

The alternative of Everest Base Camp visit is Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu.

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Transportation: Flight
Highest Altitude Reached: Kala Patthar (5,550 m)
Difficulty: Hard ( Altitude sickness, Physically challenging)
Trekking Days: 10-20 days
Trip Cost: $900 – $1500 (depending upon days and services)
Best Months to Trek: September, October, April, May, December
Food: Typical Nepali Food
Accommodation: Guesthouse, Lodge
Permits: Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit, Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permits
Highlights: immense beauty of Sagarmatha National Park, explore the local culture and traditions of Sherpas, Kala Patthar (5,550m) and witness jaw-dropping views of Mount Everest, Buddhist monasteries etc.
Trek Starts/Ends: Kathmandu

Annapurna Base Camp Trek


Annapurna Base Camp Trek is the next favorite trekking spot after Everest. It is quite easier than Everest. You can here enjoy a unique Gurung Culture and enjoy the greenery. You can walk through the rhododendron forest and encounter some wildlife if you are lucky. The maximum altitude of the Annapurna base camp is 4130 meters. The itinerary takes you through rich rhododendron forest to snowy mountains. ABC Trek offers a lifetime memory with an amazing experience along the route. This must be in your bucket list of trekking in Nepal in 2020.

Transportation: Bus/Jeep
Highest Altitude Reached: Annapurna Base Camp (4130m)
Difficulty: Moderate( chance of Altitude sickness, need good physique)
Trekking Days: 7-12 days
Trip Cost: $700 – $1000 (depending upon days and services)
Best Months to Trek: January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, December
Food: Typical Nepali Food
Accommodation: Guesthouse, Lodge
Permits: TIMS Card, Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit
Highlights: Gurung Village, Rhododendron and Oak forest, stunning views of Mt.Machhapuchre(Fishtail) and massif Annapurna
Trek Starts/Ends: Kathmandu

Manaslu Circuit Trek


The Manaslu Circuit Trek offers an Impressive landscape, close experiences with local individuals and their old culture. Despite its recent rise in popularity, the Manaslu Trek remains remote and off-the-beaten-path compared to the better-known teahouse treks in Nepal. The Manaslu Circuit trek require a trekking permit to get to this trip. Solo trekkers are likewise not permitted. So, You should trek with a guide. Manaslu is quite affordable and adventure trekking, probably the best trek for 2020.

Transportation: Bus/ Private Jeep
Highest Altitude Reached: Larkya La Pass (5,160 m)
Difficulty: Hard ( Altitude sickness, Physically challenging)
Trekking Days: 10-20 days
Trip Cost: $900 – $1550 (depending upon days and services)
Best Months to Trek: September, October, April, May, December
Food: Typical Nepali Food
Accommodation: Guesthouse, Lodge
Permits: Special Restricted Area Permit, Annapurna Conservation Area Permit, Manaslu Conservation Area Permit.
Highlights: Remote and Wild Trek, Unique Culture and Locals, Amazing Moutain Views, Affordable Price
Trek Starts/Ends: Kathmandu

Mardi Himal Trek

Mardi Himal Trek - Shortest Trek in Nepal

Mardi Himal Trekking is one of the hidden gems of trekking in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Regarded as the short trek of Nepal, Mardi offers jaw-dropping mountain views just ahead of your nose. It is an easy trek and offers amazing mountain views in just 5 days from Pokhara. Mardi Himal trek does not have any difficulties like Manaslu and Everest. Anyone can conclude this trek with ease. If you are thinking of a short trek to come and celebrate VISIT NEPAL 2020 then Mardi can be a good option for you!

Transportation: Bus/ Private Jeep
Highest Altitude Reached: Mardi Himal Base Camp (4200 m)
Difficulty: Very Easy
Trekking Days: 5-7 Days
Trip Cost: $400 – $550 (depending upon days and services)
Best Months to Trek: September, October, April, May, December, March
Food: Typical Nepali Food
Accommodation: Guesthouse, Lodge
Permits: Annapurna Conservation Area Permit, and TIMS Card
Highlights: Easy and Short Trek, Amazing Moutain Views, Best Price
Trek Starts/Ends: Kathmandu

Langtang Valley Trek in 2020


Langtang Valley is an amazing destination for first-time trekkers who are searching for best treks in Nepal for 2020 and enjoy the greenery, mountain views and loves to gather new cultural experiences. Rare Floras and faunas, amazing locals and eye-stretching mountain views are the major attraction of Langtang Trek. Located in Langtang Region of Nepal inside Langtang National Park, this trek is all set to provide you lifetime memory in Nepal. It is complete trek offering everything you want from a trek at best price and short time. So don’t miss this in VISIT NEPAL 2020!!

Transportation: Bus/Jeep
Highest Altitude Reached: Tserko Ri (5,050 m)
Difficulty: Easy( Maybe Altitude sickness)
Trekking Days: 7-12days
Trip Cost: $500 – $750 (depending upon days and services)
Best Months to Trek: September, October, April, May, December, March, June
Food: Typical Nepali Food
Accommodation: Guesthouse, Lodge
Permits: TIMS Card, National Park Entry Fee and Shivapuri National Park Entry
Highlights: immense beauty of Langtang Valley, explore the local culture and traditions, Tserko Ri and mountain views etc.
Trek Starts/Ends: Kathmandu

Adventure Activities to do in Nepal in 2020

Not only trekking, but Nepal is also famous for amazing adventure activities like Canoeing, Zip flying, Bunjee jumping, Rafting, Honey Hunting, Rock Climbing and so on. If you are thinking of doing some adventure activities in Nepal this 2020, then you will have a lot of option and unique kind of experience. Let see some popular adventure of Nepal:

Paragliding in Nepal

paragliding in pokhara, Nepal

Paragliding is one of the best adventure activities that you can try in Nepal in 2020. Pokhara is very famous for paragliding. You can fly from the Sarang Kot to soar the sky, enjoy the amazing mountains views, forest and fly over the pristine Phewa, Begnas Lake of Pokhara. This Visit Year 2020, fly like a bird in the divine sky of Pokhara.

Bunjee Jumping

bunjee jumping nepal

Many adrenaline junkies and courage seeker have tried Bunjee Jumping in Nepal. Bunjee is such thrill-seeking adventure which will stay in your memory for a lifetime. Just imagine your legs are tied by rope and you jump from a suspension bridge and let the wind strike your face. This is my personal favourite activity which you should also try to do in Visit Nepal 2020.

Rafting and Kayaking


White Water Rafting is another amazing adventure to do in Nepal in 2020. Nepal hosts different kinds of white water rafting. Nepal’s rivers flow from the highest mountains. Some rivers like Trisuli, Marshyangdi, Karnali, Seti are very famous for rafting and kayaking activities in Nepal. Floating in the water where some time you are paddling hard to ensure your boat takes the right path is an adventure and the time when the heart comes out to your mouth. Don’t miss such marvellous experience in Nepal.

Honey Hunting in Nepal

Honey Hunting in Nepal

Honey Hunting is the adventure where you climb a cliff to hunt the honey from Cliff Bee. Famous at “Vir Mouri”. Honey Hunting is practised since 1000 years in Nepal. These bees make honey in the cliffs of the country. Bujhung and Naya Gaon are a major destination for honey hunting in Nepal. If you are really a thrill-seeker and adrenaline junky, this Honey Hunting is best for you this 2020.

Mountain Biking in Nepal 2020

Mountain Biking in Nepal 2020

Nepal is called the home of trekking. You just call trek when it comes about outdoor activities. If you love to ride mountain bikes then Mountain Biking in Nepal is another adventure in Nepal you can try in Visit Nepal 2020. Biking near the mountains and the blue sky is really fun. The routes are still to be discovered. You can ride anywhere you can. Mustang is best for mountain biking to enjoy amazing views and remote trail.

About the author

Mr. Kanchan Bhatta is a professional IT student. Being traveling as his hobby he has trekked almost every part of Nepal. You can also call him Travel Vlogger and Writer. Interested in traveling, he aims to provide a better time and memory in Nepal. He will be sharing travel facts, trips and blogs about trekking in Nepal. Enjoy :D

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