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NEPAL TOP 10

There are many more great hikes in Nepal! … This list just scratches the surface.


INDIAN HIMALAYA TOP 10

  • Markha Valley
  • Milam Glacier & Nanda Devi, Uttarakhand <guide><guide><trip>
    • Nanda Devi treks, Uttarakhand <guide>
  • Singge La & Lamayuru, Ladakh<guide>
  • Lamayuru to Dacha Trek, Ladakh <guide>
    • Lamayuru-Padum, Ladakh <trip>
  • Padum-Serchu, Ladakh <trip>
  • Padam to Manali over Umasi La, Ladakh <guide>
  • Kauri Pass, Uttarakhand <trip>
  • Singalila Ridge to Sandakphu, Sikkim <guide><info>
  • Yuksom to Goecha La, Sikkim <trip>
  • Kanji La & Shilakong Gorge, Ladakh <guide>
  • Kang La & Miyar Glacier, Ladakh <guide>
  • Spiti Valley High-level Route, Himachal Pradesh <trip>
  • Source of the Ganges, Uttarakhand <guide>
  • Yamnotri to Dodital, Uttarakhand <guide>
  • Green Lake trek, Sikkim <guide>
  • Parang La trek <guide>
  • Curzon Trail, Uttarakhand <trip><guide>

There are many more great hikes in India. In the mountains and throughout the subcontinent. It’s not easy to trek independently the major Himalaya trails, however. Infrastructure is far better in Nepal.


HONG KONG <article>

Best urban hiking anywhere.


KOREA


TIBET

Most trekkers in Tibet are guided. Or hike illegally. It’s a hassle to trek independently.


BHUTAN

All tourists in Bhutan must pay a daily fee as high as US$250 per person.


VIETNAM


JAPAN <blog>

  • Tate-Yama to Kamikochi <info>
  • Mt Yari <trip>
  • Daisetzu-zan Grand Traverse <trip>
  • Kita-dake to Huiri-dake <wiki>
  • Mt Asahi, Hokkaido <wiki><trip>
  • Rishiri-Zan (Oshidomari to Kutsugata), Hokkaido
  • Yoshida Trail, Mt Fuji <wiki>
  • Mt Yōtei, Hokkaido <trip>
  • Mount Yufu, Yufu and Beppu <trip>
  • Mt Aso, Kyūshū <trip>

MALAYSIA


INDONESIA

  • Mount Rinjani, Lombok <wiki><trip><trip>
  • Mount Bromo, Java <wiki>
    • Penanjakan
  • Mount Semeru, Java <wiki><trip>
  • Ijen Crater, Java <trip>
  • Gunung Lokon, Sulawesi <wiki>
  • Cross Borneo Trek <guide>

CHINA

  • Hua Shan, Shaanxi <wiki>
  • Tiger Leaping Gorge, Yunnan <wiki>
  • Emei Shan, Sichuan <trip><wiki>
  • Huangshan, Anhui <trip><wiki>
  • Jinshanling to Simatai, Beijing, Great Wall <wiki>
  • Tianmen Mountain Walkway, Zhangjiajie <wiki>

TURKEY


RUSSIA


KYRGYZSTAN


TAJIKISTAN

  • Pamir Mountains <wiki>
  • Fan Mountains (Fannsky Gory)

KAZAKHSTAN

  • Alatau Mountains

TAIWAN

  • Chilai Ridge
  • Yushan <wiki>

MONGOLIA


PAKISTAN (not recommended – 11 trekkers  killed at Nanga Parbat Basecamp in 2013 )

  • Baltoro Glacier
  • Gondogoro La <trip>
  • Boisum & Chafchingol Passes
  • Lupgar Pir Pass
  • Thui An
  • Punji Pass
  • Biafo-Hispar Traverse

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