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5 Best Short Treks of Nepal

5 Best Short Treks of Nepal

Nepal is the beautiful trekking destination and ultimately famous for the trek. Most of the trekking in Nepal leads you to the world’s highest peak in the world, You will never feel bored once you decided to challenge yourself to make short trekking to the different parts of the country like Nepal. This place is the peace land with the value of spiritual beliefs in  90% of people who are really seeking the internal enlightenment thus you can make the next destination Nepal to move from the crowd and hassle place in the world. It is ultimately we can say it is not a surprise that the trekkers place Nepal as one of the best places in their facts that one can get the opportunity to feel the pure view of mountain ranges. Nepal is a land that each and every trekking routes and trail have its own value and significance in the world. In Nepal some of the trekking trails lead you to the Himalayas but also some of them will definitely offer you to get an amazing experience of the landscapes, culture, and various people and community. It is a definite thing that every tourist get confused which trek is to choose and which one is best but you don’t need to be panic yet because we have listed the best top five trekking sort route in Nepal. You can see the overall information about the place and get clarity about the short trekking in Nepal.  

1. Everest Panorama Trek

No. of days: 5 days to 8 days
Maximum Height: 3,880m 12,729 F.
Starting Point: Kathmandu - Lukla.
Difficulty: Moderate

In this trek we take a starting point is from Kathmandu from where you should take about forty-five minutes of flight to Lukla. The minimum days required or need to be designed for this trek is about five days to ten days. As we can say the difficulty level of trekking to the destination is about the moderate level. The amount of money required for the short trek to this destination may be USD 695 to USD 899. This might be the next best thing if you are really unable to have to make a complete trek to the Everest Base Camp. The main thing about this wonderful trek is the beautiful views of Ama Dablam and Mount Everest from the suitable destination of Namche Bazzar This trek is especially started with the short adventure flight to the place of small mountain airstrip at Lukla is the destination where you will get to make a trip to Phakding. We must say the next day is the most amazing day of the whole trekking to the canyon of the place of Dudh Koshi by crossing the different types of suspension bridges before the time you will make a climb to Namche Bazar. After that day we make a short Hiking to the Everest View Hotel to catch the wonderful Glimpse of Mount Everest. This is the complete packages of the short trek as an Everest Panorama Trek. As the trek completes we should return back to Lukla from the Namche in the same route and need to fly back to the capital.

2. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 

No. of days: 3 to 8 days
Maximum height: 2874 m (9429 ft).
Starting Point: Kathmandu - Pokhara
Difficulty: Moderate

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is the popular trek in Nepal among domestic and international tourists. To start this trek you should be in Pokhara and make an hour drive to the Nayapul. As the trek takes about 4 to 5 days to complete the trek. If you are really interested to see the big peaks of Nepal this is the absolutely right option for you to make a short trek. You get a chance to see Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, and Annapurna from Poonhill which is 3210m above sea level. You should make a steady climb to the Sherpa Village which is small in the few days of trekking. We should probably spend the second night to Tadapani that offers us the beautiful views of Hiunchuli, Annapurna II, Machapuchare also known as Fishtail and Annapurna South. If you are also interested in the hot Springs then make a short hike down to the river in Tadapani. The next day you should move to Ghorepani from Tadapani and in the following morning, we should hike to Poon Hill to see the glamorous sunrise on the amazing Himalayas. After taking the feel of the cinematic view of Himalayas and sunrise at the top of Poon Hill you should return back to the Ghorepani and back to the Pokhara.

3. Gosainkunda Lake Trek

No. of days: 5 days to 8 days
Maximum Height: 4380m 14,370 F.
Starting Point: Kathmandu
Difficulty: Moderate|

To make a short trek to Gosainkunda you should start from  Kathmandu and the minimum day required for this trek is about 6 days to complete the overall trek. The Gosaikunda is situated at the height of 4360m above sea level and the lakes of Gosaikunda are very famous as a pilgrimage site for the ultimate destination of Hindu people and visits this destination in the time of August during the Janai Purnima. The few days of the trek are almost ascended throughout the jungle before the trekker reach the treeline at the point of Cholang Paty from the main destination you will ultimately get the first glimpse of the towering of Langtang Himal and the mount Annapurna In the very distant. Then we should stay our night to the Teahouse places in tye Lauribinayek and need to wake up in the early morning to take a hike up to the Lakes of Gosaikunda and enjoy the beauty and essence of the Lake. Now its time to back from the same route to Dunche to Kathmandu.

4. Kalinchowk Trekking

No. of days: 3 days to 5 days
Maximum height: 3842 m.
Starting Point: Kathmandu
Difficulty: Moderate

 Kalinchowk is the best places who are especially in love with the mountain and Himalayan Ranges.The minimum days required for this trek are all about 5 to 10 days which is almost more than another in the short trek of country. The maximum height of the place Kalinchowk is 3800m above sea level. The trek is almost started from Kathmandu to Charikot. The regular price of trekking for the Kalinchowk short trek is about USD 495 to USD 855, so be careful about this major thing while making a decision of trekking to this destination. The last but no the least thing about this trekking is the difficulty level is almost Moderate. This destination trekking is also known as a virgin trekking route in Nepal for the international tourists but also the famous destination for the Pilgrimage tour for the Nepalese people fro the different part of the country. This place is god gifted beautiful place of the hillside of 3800m above sea level in the Tibetan border in the north of Kathmandu. Trekking to the Kalinchwok will lead you to the heart of the Rolwaling range and beautiful mountain ranges as a world’s highest ranges including the different Himalayas Lmjung, Ganesh Himal, Everest Ranges, Annapurna, Manaslu, Dorjee Lakya, Mt Gaurishanker, Number Himal and Amabamori.

5. Mardi Himal Trek

No. of days: 5 days to 8 days
Maximum Height: 4500m
Starting Point: Kathmandu
Difficulty: Moderate

The Mardi Himal trek starts from the point of Kathmandu to the beautiful place Pokhara. The total number of days required for this trek is about 5 to 6 days. The minimum and maximum price needed for this Mardi Himal Trekking is about USD 355 to USD 955. Similarly, the maximum Elevation of this Mardi Himal is 4500m above sea level and can be seen as 14,763 ft. Talking about the difficulty level in the short trekking of Mardi Himal Trek is Neither Moderate nor Easy as said a medium like other types of classic trekking destination of Nepal. Mardi Himal is just seen at the east in the most popular destination of Annapurna Base camp Trek and Mardi as a hidden Gem of Nepal. You will definitely get a chance to move from the Rhododendron forest which is also the national flower of Nepal, up to Badal danda. The trekking destination offers a magnificent view of the ranges of Annapurna, Annapurna South, Mt. Fishtail, Mardi peak, and Hiunchuli. The photographer who is really interested in the beautiful landscapes may be the best destination for the short trek to Mardi Himal trek.


We can say that this overall trek offers you teahouse trek accommodation so we recommend you not to bring a lot of gear with you. It will make you difficult and uncomfortable while trekking. Al, the facilities and itinerary can be made and depends upon the packages of the different travel agency in Nepal. 

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