Best Short Treks in Nepal
by Jayaram Thapaliya · Updated January 24, 2021
Nepal, has trekking routes and hiking destinations that match to all adventure lovers. Trekkers can choose the trail among short to long days according to their holidays time and interest. Depending on your wish and your dream destination, you can choose the best short trek in Nepal.
Our Short Treks in Nepal includes most of the popular short treks packages including the most popular to off the beaten path. Here Base Camp Hike listed the 10 best short treks.
10 best short treks in Nepal : Less than 10 days Trip
There are various short treks in Nepal that fulfills the need of numerous trekkers who have short days to spend in the Himalayas by doing trekking in Nepal.
Here are the top 10 Best Short Treks in Nepalwhich are less than 10 days and can full-fill your wanderlust.
What are the BEST Short treks IN Nepal ?
Here you can read best short Treks .
- Poon Hill trek
- Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek
- Mulde Peak Trek
- Langtang Valley Trek
- Tamang Heritage Trail
- Everest Panorama Trek
- Khopra Rigde Trek
- Pikey Peak Trek
- Annapurna Panorama Trek
- Mardi Himal Trek
1. Poon Hill trek
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking is one of the best trekking trail of Nepal.
Poon Hill is one of the short and most popular treks near the Pokhara Nepal. It is easy trek( on the basis of altitude) so that it is suitable for all age groups. The trek is usually starts from Nayapul- a short drive(1.5hr) from Pokhara.
During the trekking, you walk through ethnic villages of Gurungs and Magars in Ghorepani. This short trek is also popular you sunrise and sunset view over the magic Himalayas.
You don’t need to wait for best season to do Poon Hill, you can do this trek even in monsoon and winter. But you need to be extra careful during winter as dense snow may block the passes in high regions.
2. Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek
The short Annapurna Base Camp trek represents short version of ABC. You can do this short ABC trek within 5 days from KTM to KTM.
Ghandruk is starting and closing point of this short 5 days ABC Hike. On this version, the way to reach Annapurna Base Camp and Back to Ghandruk is same way.
3. Mulde Peak Trek
If you’re thinking to do alternative trek of Poon Hill, you should choose Mulde Peak trek. It’s located at 3560m from where you can see perfect mountain scenery in wide angle.
It is very less crowded as well far better view comparing to the Poon Hill. You can do 3 nights 4 days or 2 night 3 days Mulde Peak trek.
4. Langtang Valley Trek
The place lies in the northern part of Kathmandu. Langtang is also called the “Valley of Glaciers”.
Langtang is the nearest and easy trek route in Langtang valley. It starts and ends at Syabrubesi, Rasuwa.
During the trek you’ll sees yak farms, a cheese factory.
7 days trekking from Kathmandu to Kathmandu and near the Kathmandu thier in one oldest trekking trial which name is Langtang Valley trek. This trekking route goes through Syaprubesi, Lama Hotel, Langtang valley and Kyanjin Gumba and back to same way.The short Langtang Valley Trek offers a 360-degree panoramic view of the Himalayas. Langtang Trekking is famous for scenic places as well as for the wildlife tour.
5. Tamang Heritage Trail
The Tamang Heritage Trail is new hiking route in Nepal.
6. Everest Panorama Trek
This trek is an ideal treks in the Everest Region. You’ll follow the strides of early mountain climbers with epic perspectives on the absolute most elevated mountains on the planet.
The Everest Panorama Trek is ideal for those searching for a simple and short trek in the Everest area. It takes you to the acclaimed Tengboche Monastery by means of Namche Bazaar.
Despite the fact that a short trek, it despite everything offers wonderful mountain views, various culture, and precarious path. Possible consistently, you get the wild and adventurous Himalaya trekking experience.
7. Khopra Rigde Trek
Within 6 days, you can do Khopra Trek. It is absolutely best for those who want to see majestic mountain views over the Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri. On Khopra Ridge you’ll get a Community lodge but other places you’ll get tea houses.
8.Pikey Peak Trek
The Pikey Peak is best Everest View Tour in Nepal for those who willing to see Everest but without doing Everest Base Camp trek . Within short trekking starts from Kathmandu and drive back to Kathmandu from Phaplu , you can do this trek 6 days from Kathmandu. Trekking is via some of the remote and real rural villages.
The maximum elevation during Pikey peak is 4,065 meters. Sir Edmond Hillary also declare that Pikey Peak is one of the best view of Mount Everest and other panoramic mountain.
9. Annapurna Panorama Trek
The Annapurna Panorama Trek is a relatively short trekking on the foothills of Annapurna Region. This route provides you with amazing views of snow-capped mountains. You’ll able to experience local culture and daily life of people can enjoy beautiful villages and look into the lifestyle and culture of the Gurung community.
Poon Hill Hike is the major attraction of Annapurna Panorama trek. By doing Annapurna Panorama Trek, you’ll able to experience Sunrise at Poon Hill with crystal mountains views, local living style at Ghandruk village as well Ulleri village .
The Mardi Himal is a short and very near trek from Pokhara valley. It is relatively new trek route in Nepal but getting massive tourist in short period. During this trekking, you’ll see thrilling view of Fishtail, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, Annapurna Fang , Mardi Himal and so on .
If you start from from Siding Ends at also Siding you can do it in 3 night 4 days but there is also alternative to finished at Landruk.
But if start from Kande and ends at Landruk or Siding 6 days is enough for Mardi Himal Trek. For the extend the trip you can extend by doing Poon Hill, Khopra Ridge or ABC Trekking.
Max Elevation: 4,500 meters.