9 Best Short Treks in Nepal

Indicating the slightest is not continually an immature choice. If you love to travel and trek, we are relatively sure that you might want to or have already visited Nepal, the country of the Himalayas. Nepal is a small land of diverse cultural civilizations, topographical locations, and places to trek around.

The slightest view matters to the nature lover. But the beautiful country of Nepal offers you the utmost spectacular view like you have never seen before. How uniquely has the land of the Himalayas had three different geographical areas situated in a sequence?

Nevertheless, you can frequently experience the best treks of your life in almost every corner of Nepal. There are a lot of broadening or merged paths. But nowadays, requisite to the demanding schedule in people’s lives, furthermost of the agencies like Peregrine also propositions you the best short treks in Nepal.

Best Short Treks in Nepal

You might be concentrating on scheming the days for your stretch to travel. Getting out of average life with a proper schedule to enjoy your preferred destination is stiff.

By understanding the needs and requirements of people, Peregrine Treks welcomes every sightseer to experience the below-listed best short treks in Nepal.

1. Annapurna Short Trek

Trekker in Annapurna Base Camp
Trekker in Annapurna Base Camp

On the height of 4310 meters, there lies Annapurna Base Camp. The Annapurna Short trek comes in a short package of 11 days, where you can view the glorious beauty of the Himalayas and the natural phenomena. Peregrine treks offer you a majestic view with a moderate trekking trail toward the Annapurna base camp for people with limited vacations.

The up-downhills on Annapurna Base Camp are the most adventurous part of the trek. The beautiful trekking path covered with lush forest along conflict rhododendrons makes this trek everlasting in your memories.

On the way to ABC trek, it is a significant chance to enhance around Macchapuchre Base camp. Hence, you can understand this short trek to Annapurna as a two-in-one chain. Moreover, it is a sensational chance to explore Ghandruk, Bamboo, and Jhinu Danda. On the way back to Jhinu Dandha, the natural hot spring waits for you.

It has hot water on the bank of Modi Khola, where all the visitor takes a rest and devotes rejoicing time by taking a dip in the water. People believe that this hot pond has a natural power to heal your pain. So, it is very general among the trekkers to rub out all their pain after a long trek day.

Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek
US$ 1090

2. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Trekker in Poon Hill
Trekker in Poon Hill

Trekking around the Annapurna region is identically widespread among visitors in Nepal. Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking is one of the frequently swarming areas for the Annapurna trekking area at the top of 3210 meters. People of each age assembly love to travel. So, this trek is suitable for the elderly to children as it is an easy trek.

On the hill station of poon Hill, the views of poon hill resemble your viewing memories of the popular ranges of Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Machapuchre, Mt. Lamjung Himal, and Mt. Hinchuli.

Around Poonhill village, the majority of the settlement is of the Magar community people. In the short trekking time of 10 days from Peregrine Treks, it is an unsurpassed chance for you to look around the local cultural people of the Gurung community in Ghandruk as well as Ghorepani. During the early morning and daytime, trekkers rejoice in the moments with a view of 8000 meters above peak ranges.

Whereas, at nighttime, you can enjoy the best memories with the glance and involvement in traditional dances of unalike communities residing there. For your upcoming vacation, Ghorepani poon hill is the best choice for you and your family.

It’s time to take a sketch of a beautiful canvas from the top of the Poonhill of beautiful Magar and Gurung communities, the Himalayan ranges of Annapurna, and many more.

3. Everest View Trek

Everest Bsae Camp - Night view
Everest Base Camp – Night view

With the Nine Days of the itinerary, you can experience the view of the world’s highest peak through the Everest view trek. Peregrine trek ensures your trekking route is adventurous and mostly fit for a honeymoon. With the most delightful mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, you must trek to Namche Bazar.

One of the main attractions of this trek is that it grants you an opportunity to explore Saragmatha National Park. The scenic beauty of the world’s highest peak from the teahouses and lodges is breathtaking.

Namche Bazar is the most trading market with a vastly rich Sherpa cultural people. During the Everest view trek, the tricky trail is one of the slightest yet rejoicing moments of your adventure. However, you won’t even know how fast the trek comes to an end.

Starting with Kathmandu, you must take a flight to Lukla. One of the most terrific airports in the world. Thus, your adventure begins even before you start to trek.

It is a magnificent time of your life to explore villages such as Phakding, Syangboche, Monjo, Lukla, and Namche Bazar. However, it must explore these areas through trekking paths.

It is one of the most significant treks of your life. Hence, without a lot of effort and trails, you get a chance to experience the best version of the trekking view of Everest. Peregrine trek doesn’t end your chain without letting you sightsee around Kathmandu Valley too.

Everest View Trek
US$ 1250

4. Helambu Trekking

Langtang Helambu Trekking
Langtang Helambu Trekking

The nearby trekking destination from the capital of Nepal is the Helambu trek. However, you can widely see the diverse culture of the Mongolian community like Tamang and Sherpa.

The easy and one of the best short treks in Nepal for beginners and elders is a lifetime opportunity around the magnificent waterfalls, dense forest, Himalayan cultural people, and a visit to monks of monasteries are the clue factor of this trek.

The phenomenal view of Langtang and Ganesh Himal, Gosaikunda peaks, Jugal, and the Rolwailing region is the most awaited part of this journey.

Starting the trekking path from Sundarjali through driving from Kathmandu, your first trial ends on Chisapani. Sundarijal offers you crystal-clear water by following the well-known holy Bagmati river of Kathmandu.

On the Tharipati, you can view imperial species of varieties of species. Moreover, in the areas of Kutumsang, you get the chance to explore the Tamang culture.

The terraced farming slots in the area are eye-catching with the land’s natural beauty. On the Trail from Tharipati to Tarkghyang, you can witness the dream project of drinking water in Kathmandu Valley called the Melamchi drinking water project. The last trekking trail is from Tarkghyang to Shermathang, full of dense forests with diverse flora and fauna.

Thus, for the best nine-day short trek in Nepal, Peregrine Treks offers you this journey during any month of the year due to the accessible path around the Shivapuri and Langtang regions of Nepal.

5. Lower Mustang Trek

Local houses at Kagbeni in lower Mustang
Local houses at Kagbeni in lower Mustang

The enormous view of Annapurna ranges during the trek to the lower Mustang is unconditionally mesmerizing. This trek follows the driving track from Kathmandu to Pokhara and, furthermost, Pokhara to Muktinath via Jomsom. At the height of 3710 meters, there lies the pilgrimage Muktinath temple. It is one of the dreams of most Hindu Pilgrimage to visit Muktinath.

However, foreigners love to modify this calm driving trip into trekking. You can widely see the rites of people of the Himalayan region, such as Thakali, Gurung, etc., in this region. Every halt you take for accommodation during the trek is full of Himalayan scenic beauty and the traditional welcoming of the local people there.

Lower Mustang trek is auspicious for moderately fit people. This trek is for about 5–6 days roughly. In the beginning, the trip from Kathmandu to Pokhara is full of exploratory road trips by inspecting the hills around you.

If you choose the flight, you can experience the magnificent mountain views. Then there is a flight trip from Pokhara to Jomsom airport. Now, this is where your trek starts.

Besides, you get to trek around Kagbeni, Jharkot, Muktinath, and back to Jomsom through Lupra Valley. Kagbeni grants your eyesight with the sparkling beauty of the Annapurna ranges, Mt.Dhaulagiri, Mt.Tukuche, and Mt.Nilgiri. To reconnoiter around red Gompa, you must pace for 2-4 hours from Kagbeni. There is a gorgeous monastery for Buddhists who visit here worldwide.

On the next day, here comes the stature subversion of the trek at Muktinath, where hundreds of thousands of Hindu people visit. Finally, once you get back to Jomsom through Lupra, you must fly back to Pokhara through Jomsom airport.

A prevalent trekking agency bids you this furthermost charming and least tiring trekking destination for mountain lovers within a short period.

6. Rara Lake Trek

Scenic view of lake and mountains against clear blue sky,Rara Lake
Scenic view of lake and mountains against clear blue sky, Rara Lake

The shortest and most beautiful trek in Nepal is Rara Lake. Depending upon the travel agencies, your trekking to Rara Lake varies accordingly from 7–12 days.

Trekking to Rara Valley offers you the sparkling beauty of mountains, plants, and trees in the western part of Nepal. In the extensive Rara National Park of 106 sq. km, a Rara lake lies 2,290 meters up.

The fascinating lake is the deepest in Nepal. Inside, the lush green forest area is full of Spruce, Pine, and Juniper trees. The clear water of Rara Lake is the most breathtaking view of this trek. Additionally, the spectacular Himalayas surround you.

In the most contented trek of Rara Lake, you must fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj. Furthermore, you can fly from Nepalgunj to Talcha. Then the trekking starts for 2-3 hours to Rara Lake.

However, if you choose to trek from Jumla, you can also explore an apple-renowned district of Nepal, Jumla. Anyway, any of the trekking paths cover Sinja Valley too.

Trekking for more than seven days also enhances your trek by exploring Mugu and the cultural people of this area. Once you reach, there are more than 500 plants and trees in Rara National Park.

There is a well-known Hindu temple, Thakuri Baba temple. Thus, once you reach Rara Lake, you will be astonished by the snow-covered Himalayas and the lush forest of tall trees around Nepal’s isolated viewing lake.

Rara lake Trek

Rara Lake Trek

15 Days Moderate
US$ 1900

7. Mardi Himal Trek – one of the short treks in Nepal

On the Way to High Camp during Mardi Himal Trek
On the Way to High Camp during the Mardi Himal Trek

The shining Himalayan ranges of Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Himchuli, Mt. Machhapuchre, and Mardi Himal sum up this beautiful short trek in Nepal of 10 10-day itinerary. At the top of 4500 meters, this is the slightest trek for physically fit people. Moreover, this is the youngest trekking trail introduced in 2012.

This short trek also certifies your discovery of the ethical community of the local people of the Hilly and Himalayan region. One of the least crowded trekking imprints around the Annapurna region is the Mardi Himal trekking. The furthermost conflicting rhododendron since the forest camp is the most attraction of this trek.

The ten-day rapid trek around the Himalayas with diverse flora and fauna is the energetic desire of the trekkers to hop on this trek. Once the track jerks from Deurali by driving over Dhampus, your journey initiates. The upcoming trekking trail is full of other trekkers heading towards different trekking destinations to the Australian Base camp.

Then moving forward, once you set aside the base camp, you must proceed toward Lowercamp to Highercamp, where you finally reach Mardi Himal Base camp. The snow-covered paths of up-down tracking trails around the area’s local community are the most encouraging factor of this journey. While recurring to Jhinu Danda, before Phedi, you also get a stunning coincidental slope inside a natural hot spring in the bank lateral of Modi Khola.

Therefore, Peregrine treks augment this voyage with a lot of comfort for short yet one of Nepal’s most beautiful trekking destinations.

8. Dhampus Sarangkot Trek

Dhampus Lodge
Dhampus Lodge

One of the well-admired treks for the short duration is Dhampus Sarangkot Trek. The country of the Himalayas never fails to impress you no matter which corner you reach for trekking trails. Being among the world’s highest peaks, you are always likely to be surrounded by Annapurna Ranges.

However, this is a short trek from 4-7 days hanging upon the trekking agency. The beauty of the Himalayas with the local Gurung culture around Pokhara, Dhampus, and Sarangkot is the attractive factor of this trekking.

The main tourist attractions are the view of the stunning Himalayas, such as Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Machhapuchre, Mt.Dhaulagiri, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Himchuli, etc. Moreover, the fetching viewpoint from Sarangkot is the breathtaking scenario of this trek.

Starting from Kathmandu with the driving to Pokhara valley and till Phedi, your trek starts from Phedi to Dhampus. It is a crucial time for you to explore the traditional villages of Dhampus and Phedi. Moreover, once you trek to Sarangkot, the edge of Pokhara valley, you can witness one of the most liked lakes of Nepal, Phewa Lake. There you can picture the canvas from above the station. Along with that, you get to witness the rays of sunlight during the sunrise in the early morning.

Therefore, it is an easy trek for any age group of people and a golden chance to explore the local people of this region in detail. In the end, the trekking is over once you trek back to Pokhara.

This trek offers you to spend the most valuable time to witness the scenic beauty of the land of the Himalayas. Learn about the rise and shine of the Gurung locality in a deeper and closer way. It’s time for you to schedule the most beautiful exploratory trip with your family and friends that exceeds up to 7 days.

9. Ghandruk Trek

Ghandruk Village
Ghandruk Village

The remarkable trek after a visit to Pokhara for people with a limited period but who admired the value of trekking is the Ghandruk trek. This trek is amongst the best short trek, which takes around 4 -6 days to complete. Thus, without any risk, the slightly set up trail trek is up to the 1940 meters at Ghandruk.

The panoramic views of Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Macchapuchre are vital factors for this trek to become well-crowded recently. Generously, the ethnic village of Gurung and the traditional dishes take away you hear. Trekker passes from well-known places such as Pothana and returns to Nayapul from Ghandruk. Your journey is full of contrasting rhododendrons once you reach up to the lower region of Annapurna.

There is a trekking trail around the riverside. The foothills of the Annapurna region ensure you will have enough time to experience a moderate life of villagers. There are distinct shades of flowers and trees in the forest of the lower Annapurna area. The ethnical but warm people of Pokhara and Ghandruk area are always welcoming you.

With the magnificent journey for the short trekker and an affordable budget, this trek could be the best choice for you. Also, an experiencing journey to explore the well-populated valley of Pokhara is well-admired for lakeside views, paragliding, adventurous short hikes, rafting, and many more.


Short Trek in Nepal usually ranges from 3 to 10 days, giving you the perfect introduction to trekking in Nepal. The list above is the most popular and best short trek in Nepal that you can choose from to experience Nepal’s culture, tradition, flora-fauna, and breathtaking nature.

Along with that, while planning for the trek, you must first decide when to trek. However, these short treks can be done during the year. But if you want to get the best out of it, the preferable time would be the local spring (March-May) and autumn season (September-November). During these seasons, the weather and temperature are perfect for trekking and breathtaking mountain views.

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