Top 10 Short Treks in Nepal

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Explore the short treks in Nepal to enjoy the beauty of Nepal. Enjoy the trekking from the list of top 10 Short Treks in Nepal.

Don’t you have long time for trekking in Nepal? Are you worried about missing the trekking destinations to explore the beautiful Nepal? You don’t need to long days for trail trekking to experience the Nepal’s beauty. You can experience the beautiful Nepal even in short period of time. This article describes about the top 10 short treks in Nepal best for mountain views, cultural exploration and interaction with locals.

Nepal has several trekking routes. The land is consider as trekkers’ heaven. So for time bounded people or those who want to join the short and easy trekking routes, then top ten short trekking are describes below:

10 Short Trekking in Nepal for 2019

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek

Chisapani Nagarkot TrekChisapani Nagarkot trek is 3 days trekking nearby Kathmandu. The rim valley trekking starts from Sundarijal and ends at Nagarkot. Chisapani is a hill towards the north of Kathmandu can be reach after 4 to 5 hours walking from Sundarijal. Walking through village and jungle to reach the Chisapani hill is really a worth walking into the nature. This is a short trekking and hangout destination from the hectic life of hustle and bustle of Kathmandu valley. Second day early morning trekking starts till the mid of the day. It takes about 5/6 hours to reach Nagarkot. Nagarkot is the hill station offers the panoramic views of mountain. Nagarkot is famous for sunrise and sunset views. Next day after breakfast you will hike down to Changunarayan to visit the famous Changunarayan temple area. The trekking ends by riding a jeep/car to return to Kathmandu.

Shivapuri Hiking

Shivapuri Trekking
Shivapuri Trekking

Shivapuri Hiking is a single day hiking into the Shivapuri National Park. The views of Kathmandu valley from the hill is amazing. The hiking trail passes through the Nagi Gumba, a famous Buddhist Monastery and Gumba nearby Kathmandu. The Shivapuri hiking trail then passes through the jungle. Enjoying the different kinds of birds, animals and vegetation, this trekking gives an immense touch of nature in a single day.

Dhampus Village Trekking

Dhampus village in Annapurna region is the famous Gurung village offers cultural experience with amazing mountain views. The famous village can be reach after 4 hours walking from Phedi, the trekking starting point nearby Pokhara. The trekking starts from Pokhara city. Dhampus is short and easy trekking destination in Annapurna region. The trekking is best for 2 or 3 days.

Helambu Trek

Helambu Trek
Helambu Trek

Helambu is the famous trekking destination nearby Kathmandu. The unique culture of Hyalmo community on the lap of Langtang Himalayan range offers the taste of countryside lifestyle of Nepal with unparalleled views of mountains. Helambu trekking from Kathmandu is best for 3 to 5 days.

Langtang Valley Trekking

Budget Langtang Circuit Trek

For a week long trekking, Langtang valley is suitable trek. The mountain views and culture of local Tamangs in Langtang is amazing one. Langtang is the most popular trekking destination after the Annapurna and Everest region. Trekking to Langtang valley starts after 6 hour of jeep drive from Dhunche.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking
Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking

Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is the most popular short trekking route in Nepal. The Poon Hill is the famous sunrise view point over the Himalayas. Ghorepani is the famous Gurung village in Annapurna. This trekking package is famous among the domestic and international trekkers. It takes about 5 to 9 days from Kathmandu and 3 to 7 days from Pokhara to complete the trek. It can be possible within 2 days from Pokhara by bus ride near the Ghorepani.

Sarangkot Hiking

Nepal Tour with Sarangkot Hiking

Sarangkot hiking from Pokhara is 3 hours walking and returning program. It is the popular for the sunrise view in the Annapurna range. Sarangkot is the paragliding starting place nearby Pokhara. The mountain views from Sarangkot hill top is superb. For all kinds of trekkers, this short trekking is best one to explore the local villages and enjoy the panorama of mountain peaks.

Ghandruk Village Trek

Ghorepani Ghandruk trekking
Ghandruk trekking

Ghandruk village trek is another popular short trekking with village exploration in Annapurna region. The Ghandruk village can reach within 4 hours from Pokhara. Ghandruk is the beautiful village on the lap of Annapurna region. The trekking is best for 2 to 4 days.

Everest View Trek

Mount Everest view trek is short trekking into the Everest region. For the time bounded pople. This short trekking is best to see the Mount Everest by your eyes. For the Everest view trek minimum of 5 days is necessary and can be 7 days long. For those who are highly interested to see the Mount Everest but has limited time then Everest view trekking is ideal one. Trekking starts from Lukla after the mountain flight of 45 minutes from Kathmandu. You will pass through the many Sherpa villages along the Dushkoshi River, you will reach to Namche Bazaar. Namche is the Sherpa capital and the gateway to Everest. You will enjoy around the Namche and trek upto the Syanboche hill from where you will enjoy the panorama of Mount Everest. The trekking can be long till the Tengboche or return back to Lukla. This is the famous trekking to see the Mount Everest.

Champadevi Hiking

One of the short hiking from Kathmandu, this Champadevi hiking is a single day hiking from the south west of Kathmandu valley. This Champadevi hill hiking is one day walking into the jungle. During the trek you will see the many birds and animals. The panoramic views of mountains to the far north and the views of Kathmandu valley is the superb. This is a single days hiking trail.


Trekking in Nepal is the very popular tourist activity. Among the many trekking routes, we have discusses about the popular and short treks in Nepal. All the trekking routes are under 7 days. All these trekking routes are best for short time trekkers and easy walking persons. These trekking can be possible for solo trekking in Nepal.

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