Best Short Treks in Nepal

  • Jan 31, 2021

Nepal is the ultimate destination for adventure trekking. However, there are many short treks in Nepal that are suitable for novice trekkers and busy travelers who do not have enough time to explore the long and adventure trekking in the Himalayas.

After receiving many emails asking for the short treks in Nepal and which short trekking is available for a short holiday. So, I am writing this blog to provide information regarding the short trekking itineraries in Nepal, which I hope is helpful to choose a short trek in Nepal.

Get some information about which short trek in Nepal is perfect for you, as I have made a list of the best short trekking in Nepal with detailed information, including the duration of the trek and the main highlights of this hiking of Nepal.

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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek: 3- 5 days

The Ghorepani Poon Hill is a short trek in Nepal, and the short trekking is doable from 3 to 5 days. The short trekking of Ghorepani Poon Hill starts and ends in Pokhara. The short Ghorepani trekking begins after a short drive to Nayapul from Pokhara and goes further to Ghorepani-Poon Hill via Tikhedunga.

View from Poon Hill

You hike to Poon Hill viewpoint to view panoramic views of the Himalayas, and the sunrise from the Poon Hill is also the main attraction of the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. You then trek to Tadapani and Ghandruk and finally back to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara to conclude the short trek of Poon Hill.

We have a short Poon Hill Trek for 3 days, 4 days Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek, and we also have 10 days itinerary for the Ghorepani-Poon Hill Trek that also includes a day tour in Kathmandu, your arrival and return days to and from Nepal.

Langtang Valley Trek: 9 days

The Langtang valley is a short 09- day trek in Nepal and the trekking is best for families and novice trekkers. The short trekking of Langtang valley starts and ends in Kathmandu. The real trek adventure starts from Syaprubeshi after a day's drive from Kathmandu.

View from the Langtang Valley!

You trek to Langtang valley and finally Kyanjing village through Lama Hotel and Langtang village. You also climb Kyanjing Ri, Or you can do a day hike to Tsergu Ri. You then trek return to Lama Hotel and Syapru Gaun, and finally Trek to Dhunche and drive back to Kathmandu to complete the trek.

We can also further shorten the Langtang valley trek up to 7 or 8 days. Let us know if you have limited days and want to trek to the Langtang Valley.

Everest Panorama Trek: 6-7 days

The Everest Panorama Trek is another short trek in the trekking region, and the trekking starts after a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, then goes through Dudh Koshi Valley to Namche and Tengboche.

View from everest panorama hiking route!

You can view the Panorama of the Himalayas from Tengboche and an old monastery of Buddism also located in Tengboche, where we can visit and pay homage to Buddha. After the stunning views of the Mountain, including Everest, return to Namche Bazaar and Lukla to take a return flight to Kathmandu. The short trek of Everest Panorama is best for first-time trekkers and those trekking with children.

Chisapani and Nagarkot Trek: 3 days

Chisapani-Nagarkot is a short 3- day trek in Kathmandu ridge that starts after a short drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal, and the short hike of Chisapani-Nagarkot then gradually goes to Chisapani. You can see great views of the Himalayas and the valleys from Chisapani.

Chisapani - Nagarkot Hiking Route

After spending a night in Chisapani, You trek to Nagarkot, which takes about 5-6 hours. The Nagarkot is one of the nearest best viewpoints from Kathmandu, where you can see the Panorama of the high Himalayas, and the sunset and sunrise views from Nagarkot over those Himalayas are mesmerizing.

After the Great Himalayan views from Nagarkot, You trek down to Chagunarayan temple the next day. The Chagunarayan temple is one of the masterpieces of wood carving in Nepal, and the temple heritage is listed as a UNESCO world cultural heritage site. You have a great opportunity to visit the temple and take a short drive to Kathmandu.

Sarangkot Dhampus Trek: 3 Days

The Sarangkot -Dhampus trek is a short trek in Nepal which is best suited for family and honeymoons. The short trekking of Sarangkot and Dhampus starts and ends in Pokhara. Pokhara is a beautiful city with beautiful lakes and the Himalayas.

View from Sarangkot

You take a short drive from Pokhara to Phedi and hike to Dhampus. Dhampus is a nice village of Gurung people, and the Gurungs are the local indigenous of the region. The sunset and sunrise views from the Dhampus are stunning.

After spending a night in Dhampus, you trek to Sarangkot. The Sarangkot is a viewpoint from where you can view the excellent views of the Pokhara valley with the Phewa lakes and great views of the Himalayan panorama. After spending a night in Sarangkot, You trek to Phedi and drive to Pokhara to complete the trek.



Hello, Hi & Namaste from the Himalayas!

I am Arjun Rijal, Founder director of Escape Nepal Holidays P. Ltd & working as a travel planner/consultant for Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet Travel & I love hiking, trekking, and traveling.

I have been in most of the trekking regions in Nepal, that include Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Base campAnnapurna Circuit, Manaslu, and Langtang. I also have traveled to Bhutan & India & planning further travel to many other countries in the world.

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