Nepal is naturally and culturally paradise for the travelers around the world. There are various activates which you can choose during your Holidays in Nepal. You can go Mountain expedition, Peak climbing, remote trekking or if you have short time then you can go short trekking or some other activities in Nepal.
Here are 8 short trekking destination that addresses your convenience.
Duration: – 8 Days
Elevation: 3210 Meters
Ghorepani Poonhill trekking is one of the short and popular trekking destination in Annapurna. The trek is suitable for any kind of travelers from child to elder because of lower elevation and favorable temperature. The trekking start from Nayapl after a 1 hour driving from Pokhara. You will cross the several ethnic villages of Gurung and Magar, Dense forest of rhododendron and terrace fields to reach the Ghorepani. After a night spend in Ghorepani next morning you will to Poonhill which offers the spectacular sunrise and mountain views along with views of Annapurna, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and Himchuli.
After Poonhill your trail descend to Tadopani and Ghandruk where you will see the typical culture and lifestyle of Gurung community of Nepal.
You can do this trekking all season throughout the year. During the monsoon season because of heavy rainfall and thick clod you might not see the clear view of mountains.
Mardi Himal Trekking
mardi himal trek -Short and Easy Trekking / Hiking in Nepal
Duration: 9 days
Elevation: 4200 Meters
A newly open trekking route in Annapurna region, Mardi Himal trekking is an interesting destination for the mountain lovers. This trekking is suitable for all age group who are looking for short and best trekking in Nepal. The trek start from Phadi after a 30 minute driving from Pokhara.
The trek passes through the lush rhododendron forest and local villages of ethnic Gurung and Magar. As you move on you will pass mountain terrains. The trail is pristine and the place provides the experiences of nature in its original. So the journey can be the considered as the sweet escape into the nature. The whole journey discloses the magnificent view of Fish Tail, Annapurna and Himchuli peaks.
Everest view Trekking
Duration: 7 Days
Elevation: 3880 Meters
The trekkers who do not have enough time or physically cannot reach to Everest base camp then many tourist choose this trek to see the Everest and other world highest peaks. The trekking start from Lukla after a 45 minute flight from Kathmandu. Explore the local Sherpa villages and lifestyle, ancient Buddhist monasteries, Mani wall, Dudhkoshi river your journey will arrive at Namche Bazar – The gateway to Mt. Everest. The ancient trading center of Namche Bazar offer an amazing experience. Next day hiking to Khumjung village and Syngboche offer the beautiful mountain views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Damblam and Thamserku. You will enjoy the daily activities of locals of Khumbu region and their culture. The place is also famous for different kind of birds and wild animals like Himalayan Tahr, Ghorel, Mon jack and other Himalayan wildlife.
Finally you will visit Tengboche monastery – the biggest Buddhist monastery of Khumbu.
Gosaikunda Lake Trekking
Duration: 7 Days
Elevation: 4380 meters
Gosaikunda lake trekking is the wounder treks in Langtang. It is a holy lake for Hindu religious who have strong believe. The journey start from Dhunche after a 5 hours drive from Kathmandu and walk along the rocky terrains to reach Gosaikunda lake.
The trekking is suitable for anyone from beginner who loves pristine nature, lake and mountain views. The best time to visit this lake is spring, monsoon and autumn where temperature is mild. You can visit the lake during off season too. The time lake is frozen and dense snow in the tranquil surrounding.
En route you will passes through lush rhododendron forest, stony builders, rugged landscape and encounter with local’s people. Besides you will have opportunity to explore the yek farms and local cheese factories.
Gosaikunda lake, the alpine fresh water is the main source of Trishuli river. Around the holy Gosaikunda lake there are many lakes like Vairab Kunda, Sarasati Kunda, Naagkunda, Surya Kunda and so on. Each lake have their have their own specialties and add admiration to your trek.
Chisapani Nagarkot and Dhulikhel Trekking
Duration: 3 Days
Elevation: 2175 meters.
Chisapani Nagarkot and Dhulikhel is a popular short trekking near Kathmandu valley. Suites for those who have less time for trek but still wants to see some panoramic Himalayas and local activities.
The trek start from Sundarijal an hour’s drive from Kathmandu. Walking along with Bagmati river, it will takes 4-5 hours to reach Chisapani. En route you will explore the local Tamang settlement and hardwood forest. The wildlife animals, birds and pristine nature with sunrise view over the Himalaya make amazing to everyone.
The next day after 8 hours walking you will reach Nagarkot – a famous hill station. Nagarkot offers you the spectacular view of Majestic Mountain including Mt. Everest.
The next morning breathtaking sunrise view over the gigantic Himalaya freshens up your lethargic body after the long walk from chisapani. Another 5 hours walking through the vast forest, settlement of Tamang, Brahmis, Chhetris and Newars you will reach Dhulikhel. En route you will see the Arial view of Kathmandu valley. Stay overnight at dhulikhel you can visit Namobuddha – a famous Buddhist shrine.
Dhampus Sarangkot Trek
Duration: 5 Days
Elevation: 1600 Meters
If you are in Pokhara or you are looking short and panoramic trekking nest Pokhara then Dhampus Sarangkot trekking is best trekking for you. One of the shorten and best trekking destination Near Pokhara valley offers some of the beautiful mountain views of Annapurna, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri and other Himalayan peaks.
The trek start from a 30 Minutes drive from pokhara to Phadi and walk through the sloppy rims of Pokhara valley. Sarangkot located at the western rim of Pokhara valley is a photographer vantage point. From the hilltop you will have awesome sight of Annapurna south, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Himchuli and many Others. On walking you will pass through the forest of pine and Oaks.
This trekking is favorable through out the whole year and suitable for all age group of travelers. Because Of low elevation trekking you don’t need to face any altitude problems during this trekking.
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking
Duration: 8 Days
Elevation: 4130 Meters.
There are many routes to reach Annapurna base camp from Pokhara. The high preferred route is passing via Ghorepani Poonhill or you can walk through Syuli bazar or choose to walk from Dhampus. Any routes you choose you will met Chumrong village to proceed to the Annapurna Base Camp.
The trail passes through the rhododendron and bamboo forest, serene landscapes in alpine Medow. Annapurna base camp offers you a 360 degree view of the chain of Himalayan peaks such as Annapurna south, Nilgiri, Machhapurche, Himchuli and so on.
All the way back from ABC you will get natural hot spring to cleanse your sweat near Jhulu Dada. This moderate trekking, anyone who can walk along the rocky ridges can choose this trekking. The trek is suites for any season of the year, although spring and autumn are the best season to see the blooming rhododendron forest and smiling Himalayan peaks. If you want to avoid the crowed then you can choose winter too, as the weather is clod but not unbearable.
Langtang Valley Trekking
Duration: 10 Days
Elevation: 2560 Meters
Located in the southern Tibetan border in Nepal Langtang is a moderate trekking suitable for all age group. Also known as “valley of Glacier” Langtang valley is famous for Yek farms, local Cheese factory, tamang culture and heritage with surrounding panoramic mountain views such as Langtang Himal, Langtang Lirung, Langtang Ri, Dorje Lakpa among them.
The trek start from Syabrubesi after a 6 hours drive from Kathmandu and pass the Tamangs and Sherpa inhabitants of Helambu village. Walking in different glacier and passing through the wonderful waterfall at quite lower elevation will amaze you. The Langtang National Park is the home of Red Panda and other wildlife animals.
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