Best Short Treks in Nepal
by Jayaram Thapaliya · Updated August 26, 2021
Nepal has trekking routes that suit all adventure lovers. Trekkers can choose the trail among short to long days according to their holidays and interest. Depending on your wish and your dream destination, you can choose the best short trek in Nepal.
Normally all short treks in Nepal are easy to do. It means you don’t need to have previous trekking experience and you don’t need to be physically prepared. It means all the short treks are for beginner trekkers.Thus , short treks denote easy treks in Nepal.
Is 7 days treks are short trekking in Nepal ?
Yes, all in all, those treks which have less than or equal to 7 days trekking duration are known as short treks in Nepal. Depending on time, you can do 3 days, 4 days, 5 days, 6 days, or 7 days trekking. And all of them are considered easy trekking. For those who wanted to do family trekking as well as beginner-friendly treks, all of these trekking can be the best opt.
What are the best short treks in Nepal?
- 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 short trekking trails in Nepal. It is a popular trek near Pokhara Nepal and suitable for all age groups. The trek usually starts/ends Nayapul- a short drive(1.5hr) from Pokhara.
Why Ghorepani Poon Hill is Short Trek?
Because we can do Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek less than a week( even in 3 days from Pokhara). During the trekking, you walk through the ethnic villages of Gurungs and Magars in Ghorepani. This short trek is also popular with you sunrise and sunset view over the magic Himalayas.
2. Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek
The Short Annapurna Base Camp trek represents very 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.
All in all, the MULDE PEAK TREKKING is one of the best short duration trekking in Nepal.
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.
Conclusion on top 10 best short treks in Nepal
Final Thought regarding short trekking in Nepal
In this short post, you’ll get insights about the most popular short trekking trail of Nepal. Though there are many popular trekking trails that can be accomplished in a week, we’re going to describe only ten of them. These 10 trails are most in-demand by trekkers and lie in popular trekking regions such as Annapurna, Everest, and Langtang. These all trails offer mountain experiences such as long trekking in the Himalayas with majestic mountain views.