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10 Short Treks in Nepal

Nepal is known as the Himalayan country in the world. In Nepal, there are many Hikes among them we suggest 10 short treks in Nepal. Which is useful for your time frame. Land of Himalayan and amusements. You can find to do different things during your visit to Nepal. If you are confused about where to go, you have many options. You can go on mountain expeditions and go for lower elevation treks. Or, are you afraid of AMS, if you do not have enough time then the short treks are suitable for your Nepal trek.

Ace vision Treks & Tours listed 10 Short Treks in Nepal

1. Langtang Valley

Trip duration: 9- 11 days

Elevation: 2,560 meters

Langtang valley lies in the northern region of Nepal. It is the Southern Tibetan border in Nepal. Known as the “Valley of Glaciers”. It is easy and the nearest Trek from Kathmandu Nepal and saves your time. The trek start walking from Syabrubesi to the Langtang region.

The places specialized in extended pastures, such as a cheese factory, and yak farms.  The Langtang valley settlement of mixed cultural inhabitants around Langtang regions. Classical old Gompas and monasteries add to the place’s beauty and knowledge about cultural things. Also, the diverse flora and fauna of Alpine forests and mountainous farmlands add to your excitement.

As well, you get a chance to interact with the local Tamangs People with Sherpa inhabitants of Helambu village. The Hike’s main highlight is the spectacular mountain views in clean surroundings.  Langtang Himal, Langtang Lirung, Langtang Ri, Dorje Lakpa and many more snow-capped peaks.

 During this trek, you get to walk along the ancient trade route to Tibet. The waterfalls and Glaciers at lower elevations will amaze you. This Langtang National Park is a house for Red Panda.

2. Jomsom Muktinath Trek

Trip Duration: 10-12 Days

Elevation: 3760 M.

This hike is known as a religious trek for Hinduism and Buddism, Muktinath is a Vishnu temple, sacred to both Hindus and Buddhists. It is located in Muktinath Valley at the foot of the Thorong-La pass to Mustang. One of the world’s highest temples (at 3,800 m). The site is close to the village of Ranipauwa, which is sometimes mistakenly called Muktinath

Jomsom Muktinath Trek is one of the most in-demand and popular treks in Nepal. The famous Annapurna Conservation Unit harbors the highly religious Muktinath temple. The majestic Snow-capped peaks of Annapurna, Nilgiri, and Dhaulagiri, and intricate cultural things among the diverse ethnicity. The trek transcends into a spiritually and culturally awakened journey to culminate at the Muktinath Temple.

3. Ghorepani/Poonhill Trek

Trip duration: 4-5 days

Elevation: 3210 meters

 Short and popular treks in Nepal, Known as the Ghorepani Poonhill trek lie in the Annapurna region of Nepal. This hike is suitable for all age groups because of its lower elevations. Also, the trek proceeds from Nayapul short drive from Pokhara.

Along the route, you trek through ethnic villages of Magars and Gurungs in Ghorepani and Ghandruk. You will cross Ulleri and Ghandruk village too.

Dense forests of rhododendron and terraced farms all around the route accompany you. Also, The diverse flora and Fauna with different kinds of birds.

After this walk to Poon Hill, it welcomes you with spectacular sunrise and mountain views. Along with, views of Annapurna, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, Hiuchuli, and Nilgiri.

 This trek we can do all around the year.

4. Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Trip duration: 8-10 days

Elevation: 4310 meters

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is known as Annapurna Sanctuary, Which belongs to the Annapurna region. The  Hike passes via the Ghorepani Poon hill trek route. Either, you can walk through Syuli Bazar or choose to walk through Dhampus. Whichever route you choose, you will meet at Chhomrong to proceed to the A.B.C. trek.

The panoramic Mountain View and the spectacular local village are amazing. The way passes through the serene landscapes and bamboo forests in Alpine meadows.

Reaching the base of the Annapurna range will be a dream-like experience. You enjoy the 360-degree views of the chain of peaks.  Mt.fishtail in the North and other several snowcapped peaks in the south.

En route, this is a moderate trek so anyone can do it with the strong will to walk along the rocky ridges. This route is suitable for all around the year.

The autumn and spring are the peak seasons, Contact us for a Quick and Customized Itinerary.

5. Holy Gosaikunda Hike

Trip Duration: 9-12 Days

Elevation: 4380 meters

This is one of the wondrous treks in the Langtang region in Nepal. In this trek, you begin from Dhunche and walk along the rocky terrains to reach Gosaikunda Lake.

This alpine freshwater lake is the major source of the Trishuli River. The best time to hike this lake is during Monsoon and autumn, so less cold and snow on the way.

But you can dare to visit the place on the off-seasons too. The time when the lake blankets herself in dense snow in the tranquil surrounding. En route, you pass through lush forest, and rhododendron trees. Stony boulders, rugged landscape, and encounters with the locals of the place.

Besides, you will get the chance to visit yak farms and local cheese factories. The fascinating thing about the lake is that the lake water is warm in the cold season.

Around the holy lake, there are many lakes. Resting in the lap of different mountains in the crisp surrounding. The lakes are Vairav Kunda, Saraswati Kunda, Naagkunda, Surya Kunda, and so on. These lakes have their own specialties and add amazement to your trek.

6. Everest Panorama Trek/View Trek

Trip Duration: 6-8 Days

Elevation: 3860 meters

A popular trek in Nepal is known as, Top of the World. Every year Thousands of travelers choose the Everest trek. If you do not have enough time for the EBC trek so, the Everest Panorama Trek is best for you. The trek starts in Kathmandu by Flight to Lukla.

On this Hike, you will have the privilege of strolling around Namche Bazar, the gateway to the Great Himalayan of Mt. Everest. Along, with the local’s Sherpa People, culture, and lifestyle.  Amazing this Hike, the clear view of Mt.Everest and Ama Dablam from Namche Bazar amazes you.

You will get to enjoy the life and daily activities of the locals of the Khumbu region. The sight of the Khumbu glacier and several icy ridges en route amazes you. Across the route, you pass through lush forests of pines and rhododendron flowers. The place is famous for different birds and wildlife.

The oldest monastery in Tengboche is another attraction on this trek, which is religious to cultural. Also, you get to enjoy the mountainous settlements of the Khumjung village people.

7. Kathmandu Valley Trek

Kathmandu valley offers a variety of activities to do for travelers, culturally and naturally. The valley has its own unique natural and cultural importance that makes it stand out from other popular cities in Nepal.

As well, on this hike, you will get a chance to observe an eagle’s eye view of the entire valley. You will have fun walking along the serpentine pathways uphill.

 In spring the hillocks bloom in Rhododendron and other different wildflowers is a fascination for people. Who loves Natural and peace? But the view from the hilltop will compensate for all your inconveniences.

You may visit Chandragiri Hike, which is about a 6-hour climb uphill along the dense hardwood forest.

 As well as others hikes include Champa Devi Hike, Nagarjuna- Jamacho Hike, Shivapuri Hike, and many more.

8.  Mardi Himal Trek

Trip Duration: 8-10 days

Elevation: 4,500 meters

Mardi Himal Hike is a comparatively new trail lying in the isolated section of the Annapurna region. Lying almost 20 km northwest of Pokhara, the trek offers up-close views of Machhapuchhre Peak (6997m) and Annapurna I (8091m). Mardi Himal Trek takes you all the way to Mardi Himal Base Camp through lush Bamboo and Rhododendron forests inside Annapurna Conservation Area. The trek is an easy journey that is relatively pristine and lesser crowded compared to the nearby Annapurna Base Camp and Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek in Nepal.

Although, you get a chance to stay with local hosts and involve in their daily activities. This trek offers spectacular sunrise and sunset views from behind mountains. while you Proceeding to Deurali, you will cross many terraced fields, Local villages, and exotic landscapes.

You can go on this trek all year round. During spring the roadway blooms with Rhododendron and Magnolia. While winter offers the clearest views under bluish skies. But you have to be extra careful to prevent cold.

In other seasons too, the pathway blooms in different flowers. And warm hospitality from local’s people.

You can go on this trek with a moderate fitness level too. Since it is not much difficult as other classical treks.

9. Chisapani- Nagarkot- Dhulikhel Trek

Trip duration: 3-4 Days

Elevation: 2,175 meters

Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot Hike is not just a healthy alternative to rigorous treks but also to enjoy the tranquil hills surrounding the Kathmandu valley. The trip through the striking destinations around the Kathmandu valley is filled with stunning natural landscapes and pleasant hilly trails which take us away from the crowds of the valley. A perfect retreat for those who wish to experience the mesmerizing beauty of hilly Nepal in a short period of time!

After a walk of 8-9 hours, you will reach Nagarkot- a famous hill station in the valley. The place offers you a spectacular view of the majestic mountains.

Along with the typical countryside settlements of people of mixed ethnicity. You have too many options for accommodation at Nagarkot. The next morning the breathtaking sunrise view freshens up your lethargic body after the long walk.

In a walk of about 5 hours across the vast forests, and country settlements of Tamangs, Brahmins, Chhetris, and Newars you will reach Dhulikhel. En route, you will have a 360-degree view of the entire Kathmandu valley.

10. Sarangkot- Dhampus Trek

Trip duration: 5 days

Elevation: 1600 meters

The Sarangkot Hiking from Pokhara to the hill station of Sarangkot offers a perfect opportunity to enjoy the sunrise along with the beautiful panorama of Annapurna massif, Machhapuchhre (6997m), and Nilgiri Himal (6441m). Lying on the outskirts of the touristic city of Pokhara, Sarangkot also offers the adventure sports of paragliding and zip-lining. The hike takes you through Gurung and Magar villages along the forested trails and Himalayan backdrop to relax and enjoy the natural spectacle.

Sarangkot rests on the western rim of Pokhara valley, which is a famous vantage point for sunrise views. These are the popular viewpoints of the city. Tourists adore the enticing sunrise views from behind mountain peaks.

On walking, you pass through the forest of Pines and Oaks. From the hilltop, you will have awesome sights of Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Himchuli, and many snowcapped peaks.

This trek is favorable all year round and suitable for all age groups. You do not have to fear altitude as this is a lower elevation trek. It is famous as an alternative to the Annapurna view trek.

The enticing terraced fields and lush forests accompany you along your journey. You will encounter typical Gurung and mixed villages in Dhampus. Also, by spending time with them you get a deep insight into their culture and lifestyle. Are you agree with 10 Short Treks in Nepal, Kindly keep and touch us for more details about Nepal Trek with Tours.

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