Explore the best short treks in Nepal famous for mountain views, cultural experience and beautiful trekking trails. Find the short treks around Kathmandu, short treks around Pokhara, Annapurna, Everest and Langtang region.
Nepal is famous for trekking and adventure holidays. There is no any place equivalent to Nepal for trekking and hiking. The Himalayan topography of Nepal offers extremely beautiful landscape and scenery which gives an adrenaline rush and pleasure in a same time.
Even though, all people do not have sufficient time to trek the long trekking routes to enjoy the beauty and adventure. Having a high desire to experience the Himalayas environment, they are bounded by time and physical fitness. So short trekking is best way to enjoy the adventure walking with natural and cultural experiences. For those who are willing to explore the Himalayas, beautiful landscape, birds, animals, flora and fauna, we have listed best five short trekking packages in Nepal.
All these trekking packages are less than a week, easy to do and full of awesome views.
Nagarkot Hiking – 2 days
Just 2 days Nagarkot trek is one of the easy short trekking near the Kathmandu valley. The Nagarkot hiking/trekking is most popular trek suitable for all age groups. It takes you at the elevation of 2195m from sea level and offers beautiful Himalayan sights with easy walking though villages, farming lands, forest and hills. This is the best trekking for sunrise and sunset views over the Himalayas
Pokhara Ghandruk Trek – 3 days
This is a short but very interesting trekking offers beautiful views of mountains and cultural experience at once. Ghandruk is a beautiful village of Gurung community nearby Pokhara. It offers a real taste of Nepalese lifestyle in short period of time. Without any altitude problem, everyone can enjoy the snow capped mountain range just in front. A walking day trip along the farming lands crossing the rivers and forests makes your holiday lifelong memories.
Poon Hill Trek – 5 days
This Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is most celebrated trekking in Annapurna famous among the domestic and international tourist. Poon Hill is the famous hill station for panoramic views of Himalayas including Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Fistail and other several peaks. The sunrise view over the Himalayas is awesome. Short Poon hill trek can be lesser but need to return back the same route you go. This 5 days Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is classic route which passes through many beautiful villages and viewpoints.
Everest View Trek – 5 days
For limited time travellers, we suggest this Everest view trek of 5 days in Everest region which gives an overview of Everest area. This short trekking to view the world’s highest peak gives a close-up view of Mount Everest (8848m) and other several mountains towering around you. It gives the instant look of Khumbu region and opportunity to experience the Sherpa culture, Yaks, Buddhism and life of Himalayan legends Sherpa people. Short Everest view trek takes you at the elevation of 3830 meters above the sea level. For some people high altitude may cause head ache. Everest view trekking is exciting option to see Mt. Everest and several peaks.
Helambu Trek – 5 Days
Helambu valley nearby Kathmandu to the eastern part is famous trekking destination in Nepal. Helambu is a Sherpa village offers unique cultural experience. For short trekking less than a week, Helambu is ideal trekking package. Helambu can be reach in walking from Kathmandu without any problem. The trekking destination was visited frequently by locals on foot till few years ago. Himalayan views, beautiful landscape, Unique Sherpa and Tamang cultural experience are the major highlights of this trekking. For those who want less crowded route passes through forest full of birds, flowers and alpine vegetation, Helmabu trek of 5 days is wise selection.