Best Budget Friendly Treks in Nepal

Are you planning to travel to Nepal with TIGHT BUDGET? If yes, you are in right place. In this post, we are going to highlight the BEST BUDGET FRIENDLY TREKS IN NEPAL. Though, most of outdoor adventure activities are cheap. However, trekking in the Himalayas is more cheaper way to celebrate your holiday in Nepal.

In order to get the ultimate trekking experience with your limited budget, you should choose the best budget-friendly trekking trail. There are many trekking trails that you can visit with a low budget. And in order to do that, the BASE CAMP HIKE is always tailored at a reasonable cost.

Do you know, Nepal has been listed among the top cheapest destinations for travel in 2023? So why not visit Nepal if you want to visit a cheap destination.

In Nepal, normally short treks are more budget-friendly than longer treks.  Because a longer journey tends to be costly due to transportation costs, food, and lodging. Thus in this post, we are going to present here the best Budget Treks in Nepal.

If you’re planning a budget trek in Nepal which is comparatively cheaper than others, here we have highlighted 5 major budget treks.

What are the cheap place to Treks in Nepal in 2023?

They are as following.

1. Langtang Budget Trek

Langtang Region Trekking
Langtang Region Budget Trek

Being nearest to the capital of Kathmandu, Langtang region trekking is considered a cheap trekking destination in Nepal.

No matter whether you are NOVICE trekker or EXPERIENCED mountaineer, you’ll get the best trekking trail in the Langtang region. They are:

2. Poon Hill Budget Trek

Being the nearest from Pokhara as well as shortest trekking route from Pokhara, the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek might be ideal for those who want to get an amazing trekking experience spending low budget.

Though you will get food and accommodation at a reasonable cost, if you visit Ghorepani Poon Hill trek in off-season time you can save money somehow. Because if you trek Ghorepani Poon Hill trek in the off-season, perhaps you will get a heavy discount on your accommodation charges.

Transportation costs for the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek can be minimized by using local buses from Pokhara.

3. Annapurna Base Camp Budget Trek

You might be wondering how we can do the Annapurna Base Camp Trek with a low budget? Yes, you can do it in a very cheap way but we have to shorten its itinerary half than the typical one. It means normally it takes 10 days to Accomplish Annapurna Base Camp Trek but nowadays we can do 5 to 7 days . The 5 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek is the BEST FRIENDLY TREKS for all.

Here is the itinerary on how you can do Annapurna Base Camp within 5 days.

  • Day 1: Drive to Samrung and trek to Sinuwa
  • Day 2: Sinuwa to Deurali
  • Day 3: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp
  • Day 4: ABC to Bamboo
  • Day 5: Trekking to Samrung and drive to Pokhara

3. Mardi Himal Budget Trek

Mardi Himal Base Camp Trekking
Mardi Himal Trek

The trending Mardi Himal Trek is a very short and easy trek that can be suitable for backpackers(budget trekkers) tourists too.

Since we can do Mardi Himal Trek within 5 days from Pokhara using local public transport, the Mardi Himal trek is considered the best budget trek. However, if you visit Mardi Himal in the off-season, you’ll get discounts on room prices. So those who want to trek with a limited budget, the Mardi Trek can opt.

5. Pikey Peak Budget Trek

If you want to see thrilling Everest views spending less money and fewer days in Nepal, the Pikey peak trek is the best trekking trail for you.

Since we can get there and away from Pikey Peak trek using road transportation, we can make a budget trek. Because to do any treks which lie in the Everest region are expensive( non-budget friendly) due to flight cost and other factors.

Thus if you want to see Mount Everest with a limited budget, you should choose Pikey Peak Trek.


As Nepal has been listed among the top cheapest destinations for travel, there are many trekking trails that you can visit with low budget. Normally those trails which are near from Kathmandu or Pokhara are best for backpacking travel. You can find more than these 5 trails but we mentioned here only 5 due to their popularity. If you want to get more information regarding the best budget treks in Nepal, feel free 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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