Short Treks in Nepal

Short Treks in Nepal

Are you looking for a Short Trek in Nepal in 2023? Find the various moderate and short scenic treks around the mid-hills of Nepal Himalaya. Enjoy the short adventure for a few days to more than a week, without the problem of catching high altitude sickness.

Around Nepal, there is a wide range of easy, soft, and low adventure treks suitable for all age-group. Especially for beginners, families with young children, school/college students as well for corporate executives. Where one can get refreshed with pure mountain air around a pristine environment with the backdrop of beautiful scenery.

Discover The Various Cultures and Stunning Mountains

The beauty of short Treks in Nepal, one can visit nearly all seasons of the year, except during monsoon time. As the route does not involves high passes or much altitude, where one can enjoy pleasant scenic walks.

A great way to be in completely natural surroundings, away from bustling city life for a few days or more. Furthermore, Travellers to Nepal can choose various options for Low Adventure Treks, and spend overnights in the comfort of a nice lodge.  Low Adventure and easiest short Treks in Nepal, one can choose from a few days to a week walk or more. Spend your memorable time in the harmony of local hill villages and within the shade of high Himalayan peaks.

Furthermore, Nepal is a country of high hills and numerous mountains, where the adventure takes you to deep green valleys, and river gorges. As well as walking into a beautiful forest lined with tall rhododendron, pine, oaks and fir trees facing views of snow peaks.

Great way to spend your holiday around Nepal’s high hills, exploring lovely villages enriched with various cultures of immense interest. Besides one can have lovely times interacting with local villagers, and spend your stay with the warm hospitality of Nepalese people.

 North of Kathmandu Valley Rim

An interesting easy scenic walk on high ridges above the valley rim of Kathmandu. It’s a short family trek situated near Kathmandu. This trek starts with an hour’s drive to the starting point of the walk from a small farm town Sundarijal. The first-day trek begins uphill following the path through farm villages and dense forests to Chisapani.

A small settlement perched on a high ridge overlooking Kathmandu valley and the snow mountain range in the north. Offers stunning sunrise and sunset that bathe the Himalayan peaks, next day follow the easy trail with ups and downs. Then reach the lovely hill town at Nagarkot which is above 2,100 m, and is famous for sunrise, sunsets, and mountain views. Where one can spend overnights in lovely hotels and resorts with glorious views of Himalayan peaks.

From Nagarkot, one can end the walk and drive back to Kathmandu, or carry on trekking to Dhulikhel old town. A low adventure of a few days, with enough time to enjoy the views of beautiful scenery and mountains.

Helambu Valley Trek

Helambu cultural trek takes you on the high hills of Kathmandu valley’s eastern suburb. Starts from Sundarijal to Chisapani hill and walks into serene woodland and farm villages, as the adventure reaches higher around the mid-hills.

Finally walk leads to the beautiful Tarkegyang village, the main hub of the Helambu region enriched with Buddhism culture and heritage. A lovely walk of less than a week and end the trek with a drive back to Kathmandu. Helambu trek can be completed within 5 to 7 days from Kathmandu.

Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang Valley Terk is a wondrous destination in the Langtang region. It’s the most preferred trek after Everest base camp and Annapurna base camp. The trail is a moderate low adventure with a slight touch of altitude just for a few days and an interesting overland journey from Kathmandu. Short Langtang Trek can be started from two places Dhunche or Syabrubensi.

The trek leads to a climb following the Langtang River through a lovely forest of rhododendron, pines, oaks, and bamboo. Besides, the trail toward the past few farm settlements reaches scenic Langtang valley at Kyanjin Gompa.

Kyanjin Gompa lies above 3,870 m, surrounded by snow peaks within beautiful Langtang valley and it’s an extremely beautiful place to explore numerous mountains and glaciers. If you have plenty of time, you can extend the trip toward Tamang Heritage Trail and Gosainakunda Lake as well.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Probably, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is the most popular and beautiful trek in Nepal. The Poon Hill Trek creates an opportunity to see the world’s tallest peak Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Manaslu (8163 m), Annapurna I (8091 m), and glorious peaks with charming multure cultures too. A sacred and renowned peak Machhapuchhre (6993 m) dominates the skyline, a great walk on high green hills covered in lush rhododendron forest. An adventure for all, where the walk follows the scenic trail to Ghorepani village, located amidst beautiful woods.

Poon Hill Viewpoint is the best place to see the magnificent sunrise and sunset as well. Where you can see more than 10 peaks with thrilling landscapes.

Where height gains slowly as you reach the highest point at Poon Hill above 3,210 m high, facing magnificent views. The return journey to Pokhara on an alternative scenic trail visiting impressive Gurung and Poon Magar villages.

Mardi Himal Trek

Mardi Himal Trek is one of the trending destinations in the Annapurna region.  It’s a wonderful short trek that takes you to the highest spot at 4600 m at Mardi viewpoint. A short Mardi Trek begins from beautiful Pokhara city and a short drive to Dhampus Phedi. Along the trail travelers completely soak into a lush forest of tall rhododendron and pine tree lines.

Mardi Himal Trek is an acceptable and moderate journey that leads to the lap of mount Machhapuchhre. It’s a nature hike with delightful mountain views like Annapurna South, Dhauligiri, Nilgiri, Hiuchuli, Machhpurchhre, Gangapurna, and Annapurna massive Himalayas. Moreover, a week is required to complete the Mardi trek from Pokhara.

 Everest View Trek

Everest View Trek is a short and low adventure destination in Khumbu. This trek creates an opportunity to see the world’s tallest peaks mount Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Thamserku, and the thrilling Everest Himalayas ranges. Everest View Trek is initiated from Lukla and ends at Lukla. Throughout the trek, you will reach a maximum elevation of 3880 m at Hotel Everest View.

The trail goes through the Phakding, Monjo, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche monastery, and back to Lukla the same trail. Within a week you can soak into the Sherpa culture, various, landscapes, popular suspension bridges, authentic sherpa culture, and blissful scenarios of mountains. The trek can be completed within 5 to 7 days from Kathmandu. Furthermore, Everest View Trail is linked to the world’s popular Everest Base Camp trail. If you have ample time you can extend the trip and head to Everest base camp or Gokyo Lake.

Short Winter Family Treks

As these type of treks does not involves high passes with a maximum height above 3,000 m high at Poon Hill. The rest of the walk is easier on low hills with short steep climbs and downhill. Where all season of the year is possible for the Low Adventure trek, except the wet rainy times of monsoon season.

Normally, spring and autumn is the best time to trek in Nepal. Both seasons are more favorable than winter and monsoon. If you are planning to do a trek in Nepal we would highly recommend the spring and autumn seasons.

Let’s find the family short treks in for Christmas and New year vacation 2023. Nepal High Trek & Expedition has various beautiful short treks and has been leading successfully around the marvelous Himalayas. Get more information and contact to travel planner of Nepal High Trek.

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