The country with many various outdoor activities for easy and short treks in Nepal, where interested travelers can join in nearly all months of the year. Easy and Short Treks in Nepal, for all age groups and that, includes for family, school /college students as well for the corporate executive. It can feel and experience fresh cool mountain air.
Wherever you travel and choose your destinations, all hills and valleys offer great scenic views of high Himalayan snow-capped peaks. A walk takes you within the cool shade of lovely forest lined with tall rhododendron, magnolia, pines, and fir trees. Easy and short treks in Nepal with wide areas to choose, generally these type of outdoor activities takes you not far from the town and cities, where all short treks start and end with short drives. On this type of easy and short trek in Nepal, where travelers can enjoy from day walks to few days or a week duration trekking facing close views of the high snow mountain range, in the harmony of tranquil surroundings.
In comparison to other adventurous and challenging grade walks, an easy and short trek is much enjoyable covering only a few hours of distance, hence travelers will have ample time to observe local cultures around lovely farm villages. Besides super views of Himalayan peaks and soaking in the colorful culture, the walk takes you to fresh green surroundings covered in coniferous forest with chances of spotting some wild animals and exotic bird-life.
Easy and Short Treks in Nepal, might sound wonderful as leisure outdoor activities, but one has to remember that even easy and moderate walk in and around Himalaya, where travelers have to encounter a few short ups and downhill. The only best part of easy and short treks in Nepal is that one does not have to face high altitude sickness, where one can enjoy the walks without a problem catching AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness).
Easy and Short trek leads you to a maximum height of 2,000 m or a little above and can enjoy a pleasant walk on a gradual trail, even though coming across short climb and descend.
Easy and Short Treks around Kathmandu Valley:
Phulchowki Hilltop at 2,760 meters high a mere distance of 18 k.m South East of Kathmandu, provides interested travelers a great escape for a day from hustle and bustle busy city life of Kathmandu. Easy short day treks around Kathmandu valley hills, provide travelers with moments like a day walk to scenic Phulchowki Hill, offers a grand panorama of the Himalaya range of peaks overlooking Manaslu, Ganesh in the west with Langtang and Jugal Himal towards the north, and extends towards the east with views of Gaurishankar and Everest range. Although a climb of few hours uphill, taking it slowly makes the day trek easy and possible to reach on top of Phulchowki Hill amidst green lovely forest surroundings.
Phulchowki, the highest hill around Kathmandu valley rim, famous for breathtaking mountain views, enriched with exotic flora and fauna with various species of bird-life, such as the Redheaded Trogan, a very rare bird sighted in April 2002 (it was last seen in Nepal 44 years ago) around the green hill of Phulchowki.The walk starts with a short drive from your hotel in Kathmandu, to reach the southern outskirt of Kathmandu valley and Patan / Lalitpur area, at beautiful Godavari village a place with a botanical garden.
After an exciting drive, start trek for a day to reach Phulchowki a gradual uphill walk, taking slow and easy reaches you on top covered within the forest featuring outstanding flora with diverse bird-life. Enjoy glorious scenery, and then head back to Kathmandu after a great easy, and short trek to scenic Phulchowki Hill. Besides, Phulchowki Hill other great easy and short treks around Kathmandu valley such as Shivapuri and Nagarjun Hill takes your north and northwest of Kathmandu city rim.
Beautiful slow walk uphill into the serene cool forest to reach on top of these high green hills, blessed with naturally beautiful scenery of white snow peaks and rolling green hills. Easy and short treks around Kathmandu valley, where one can enjoy an hour’s drive to Nagarkot Hill, a scenic view-point famous for stunning sunrise and sunsets over an array of Himalayan peaks. Nagarkot a hilltop at 2,100 m high provides a nice lovely lodge and resorts from budget to luxury, after enjoying glorious sunrise over a chain of peaks an easy walk downhill to reach at Changunararyan ancient temple.
From this religious and historical site head back to Kathmandu after a wonderful time on the hills of Kathmandu at Nagarkot, located in the backdrop of the Himalayan mountain range. Easy and short treks in Nepal takes you beyond Kathmandu valley to scenic and beautiful Pokhara city, a renowned tourist destination. Where one can enjoy a short and easy trek on the high green hills that surrounds the Pokhara valley.
Likewise, one can take a scenic drive to reach Sarankot Hill for stunning sunrise views over a panorama of Himalayan peaks and then take a short and easy walk downhill to Phewa lakeside to reach your hotel. Furthermore, Pokhara offers great scenic and easy walks such as a trek to Peace Stupa taking slow and steady climb, with easy downhill to the lakeside. Another great wonderful trek is the drive to Dhampus village, located at 1,540 m high offer sweeping views of Annapurna and Manaslu Himalaya range with brilliant sunrise views.
Continue trek with a short climb to Australian Camp or Thulo Kharka, a scenic hilltop with a huge grazing field, facing breathtaking views of the Himalayan mountain range, and then easy descend to the road-head for an hour drive back to your hotel in Pokhara by the Phewa Lakeside. Nepal High Trek & Expedition Team highly recommend the popular and easy treks in Nepal like Ghandrunk Village Trek, Dhampus Sarangkot Trek, and Nagarkot hike for 2021/2022.