Top 10 short treks in Nepal: Perfect Escape from Busy Urban Life
Trekking in Nepal is indeed a heavenly experience. With the snow-peak Mountains and most picturesque view, it is one of the most loved leisure activities that revive us to the core. Nepal is considered as the motherland of trekking as natives used to walk over the mountains to bring the survival-essential since ages. Slowly and gradually, it has taken the shape of an adventure activity that gives us much of adrenal rush.
Majority of the trek in Nepal like Everest Base Camp trek and Annapurna Circuit trek is of long route and duration. However, not all the tourists have the luxury of long vacations. Some have to satisfy with a week or so. Nepal does not disappoint them and offers assorted short duration trekking.
We have summed up a list of short treks in Nepal for you so that you can take the delight of trek even when you only have a week’s time.
1. Everest View Trekking
Everest Base Camp Trek is the first choice of every tourist. However, what to do when you cant have 15 long days in your hand? Go for an Everest View Trekking. The trek will start from the same point as of Everest Base Camp Trek ie. Lukla and can be done in 4-5 days.
Everest is not the only major attraction of Nepal. There are many and Poon Hill is amongst one of them. You can go for a short duration trek of this magnificent hill. While you are en-route to the hills, you will witness many splendid views to be captured in your camera.
3. Kalichowk Trekking
A sacred place, Kalichowk is one of the easiest and famous short duration treks that tourists can do in Nepal. While trekking for good 4-5 days in the hills, you will be able to give the glimpse of magnificent Rolwaling range, Annapurna, Manaslu, and Ganesh Himal peaks.
This trek is highly modified can be done is 4-5 days as well. Depending upon your availability, you can spend 5-10 days in the lap of majestic mountains. The region is surrounded by Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Machhapurch mountains. Alongside, the trek will give you sights of world’s deepest gorge, Kali Gandi River.
5. Langtang Valley Trek
Though the full Langtang Valley trek lasts up to 10 days, you can take a back turn as per your availability. Kyanjin Gompa is the last point of this trek. If you don’t have that much time, returned after reaching Mundu.
6. Kathmandu Valley Rim trekking
Kathmandu Valley is one of the most spectacular places in the world. A short trek to its various destinations is highly recommended during your Nepal tour. As the trek is in and around, Kathmandu Valley, you will see parks monuments, temples, and monasteries are around you. You can take a back turn whenever you want to.
7. Helambu trekking
Trekking in Helambu is like getting closer to medieval time as the place is untouched from the modern-era adulteration. People here are still happily leading a simple and technology-free life.
Nestled in the lap of Annapurna Mountains, Mardi Himal is a quaint and peaceful place. Owing to its pristine natural beauty, it is often referred to as “Hidden
Gem of Nepal”.
9. Dhampus Sarangkot trek
This spectacular trekking can be done even in 3 days time duration. The place is ideal for those, who have altitude sickness. It gives a magnificent view of Himalaya from a relatively low elevation.
10. Balthali Village trek
If you want to see the farming and rural side of Nepal, then go for this trek. It will pass through the farming fields and take you to the Panauti village.