Best Short Treks Near Pokhara

There are many things to do in Pokhara and “Pokhara is a trekker’s Paradise”.  Because it is naturally beautiful.  Among them, the things to do in Pokhara,  trekking near the Pokhara is also highly demanded.

Near the Pokhara city, we can find a trekking trail that can be done within a week. All trails are the best in terms of mountain views and accessibility. These trails are not only near Pokhara but also perfect for easy treks. Hence, it is suitable for a family trek, student tours, and beginner trekkers. 

What are the best short treks near the Pokhara ?

They are as follows.

  1. Ghorepani Poonhill Trek
  2. Mardi Himal Trek
  3. Khopra Danda Trek
  4. Mulde Peak Trek
  5. Mohare Danda Trek
  6. Ghandruk Trek
  7. Dhampus Trek 2 days

Ghorepani for beginners

#1. Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

The Ghoreppani Poon Hill Trekking is the most demanded short trek around Pokhara. You can do Poon Hill Trekking within 3 days from Pokhara but nowadays you can do also 1 night 2 days. If you’re looking for SHORT POPULAR TREKKING NEAR POKHARA, the Poon Hill Trekkig is for you.

#2. Mardi Himal Trek

5 Days Short Mardi Himal Trek from Pokhara

The Mardi Himal Trek is the best option to make a short duration trip near the city Pokhara. These days is getting high demand as it is very close to Pokhara and offers stunning mountains views. No matter whether you have 3 days time or 5 days, you can do Mardi Himal Trekking from and to Pokhara within 3 to 5 days.

#3. Khopra Danda Trek

Trekking to Khopra Ridge Trek

Khopra Ridge ( Danda ) Trek is also one of the short days hiking trips near Pokhara, that can you do within 5 to 7 days. For details of this package, you can learn from our Khopra Ridge Trek Package.

#4. Mulde Peak Trek

Mulde Peak

You can do the Mulde Peak Trek within 3 days from Pokhara. Just take a bus or Jeep to drive Ghandruk from where you can begin trek to Mulde Peak. It has superior views of mountains than poon hill because it is located 200m higher than poon hill.

Why Mohare Danda Trek

#5. Mohare Danda Trek

Within 5 days from Pokhara, you can do the Mohare Danda trek. The Mohare danda Trekking is a best short duration mountain trip near Pokhara. You can do Mohare Danda Trekking instead of Crowded Poon Hill.

Ghandruk Village Annapurna

#6 Ghandruk Trek 3 Days

Ghandruk trek you can go and back within 3 days but keep in mind you can make longer by adding side trips near the beautiful Ghandruk Village.

  • 1st Day: Pokhara to Landruk
  • 2nd Day: Landruk to Ghandruk
  • 3rd Day: Ghandruk to Pokhara

Australian Camp Dhampus Village Trek

#7. Dhampus Trek 2 days

The Dhampus trek is relatively very short trek and close to the Pokhara. This trek goes through local houses, farmlands, and forested trails. Moreover, during the Dhampus village trekking, you will visit Australian Camp from where you can experience best view of Annapurna Range. We can do Dhampus Trekking within 1 night 2 days.

Final Thoughts regarding Short Trekking Near the Pokhara

All the trekking which I mention above are suitable for beginners trekkers as well as experienced trekkers. Though there are many things to do in Pokhara, trekking/hiking is the best. If you want to know more about short treks near Pokhara, don’t hesitate to Contact Us.

About Author

JayaramJayaram Thapaliya, an executive director at BASE CAMP HIKE. He has trekked to mostly places in Nepal. He has been to Annapurna Circuit more than 10 times. Jayaram is the one who is ready to help you to make wonderful trip in Nepal.

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