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Top 5 Best Easy & Short Trekking in Nepal

Top 5 Best Easy & Short Trekking in Nepal

“I am short of time but I don’t want to miss the Best of Nepal. What I am looking for Best Easy & Short Trekking in Nepal which offers great mountain views & experience Nepali culture”

– If this phrase suite you, you are welcome! , Because you are about to get an overview of The Top 5 Best Easy & Short Trekking in Nepal

Some of these short trekking takes you up to 4380 meter and are abundant of Mountain views as you may be expecting right now. The days are very flexible & some may be little strenuous, but are easily doable.

Top 5 Best Easy & Short Trekking in Nepal

1. Ghorepani Poonhill Trek – Maximum altitude: 3210m

Dhaulagiri Himalaya Range & Sunrise view from Ghorepani Poonhill
Dhaulagiri Himalaya Range & Sunrise view from Ghorepani Poonhill

Most popular short trekking in Nepal, Ghorepani Poonhill can be done with minimum of 4 to 5 days and is best known for Sunrise & Sunset view. This trek – sometimes called as Ghorepani Poonhill Sunrise View Trek takes you up to 3210m i.e Poonhill. You get to see up-close views of mountains like Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna II, Hiunchuli, and Machhapuchhre. And most of all you need not worry about altitude sickness.

Trip facts:

Ending Point: Kathmandu

Max Altitude: 3210 meters

Days (minimum): 4 Days

Trip Area: Annapurna Region, Nepal

Group Size: 1 – 15 (Group Trek also)

Trip Mode: Guided/Lodge to Lodge

Accommodation: Standard hotel in Kathmandu

Daily Walking Hours: 4 – 6 hours

Difficulty level (Grade): Easy

Best Season (Time): September – December & March – May

2. Everest Panorama Trek (Everest View Trek) – Maximum altitude: 3800m

Everest panorama Short Trekking in Nepal
Everest panorama Short Trekking in Nepal

Taking you up to 3800m, Everest Panorama Trek or commonly known as Everest View Trekking can be done within 5 days. This trek highlights Sherpa culture with their amazing Tibetan Buddhist culture and wonderful prayer flag along the trail. You also get to see the Tengboche monastery and experience the drastic change in geography while flying from Kathmandu to Lukla. The flight itself commemorates the remarkable mountain landscape from the air.

Trip facts:

Ending Point: Kathmandu

Max Altitude: 3800 meters

Days (minimum): 5 Days

Trip Area: Everest Region, Nepal

Group Size: 1 – 15 (Group Trek also)

Trip Mode: Lodge to Lodge

Accommodation: Standard hotel in Kathmandu, tea house in trail

Daily Walking Hours: 4 – 6 hours

Difficulty level (Grade): Moderate to Strenuous

Best Season (Time): September – December & March – May

3. Gosainkunda Trek – Maximum altitude: 4380m

Gosainkunda Lake Trekking
Gosainkunda Lake Trekking

Gosainkunda Trek is ideal for young trekkers who are fit & healthy, but short (medium) of time. This short trek is great because you can reach up to 4380 meters and is fairly strenuous. To complete the trek it can take up to 9 days (including arrival & departure days) in minimum. Most of the time, this trek is combined with a Langtang valley trek, which takes 12 days to complete. Main highlight includes the dense forest of rhododendron, oak, bamboo & beautiful settlement of Sherpa & Tamang with Gosainkunda Lake.

Trip facts:

Ending Point: Kathmandu

Max Altitude: 4380 meters

Days (minimum): 9 Days

Trip Area: Langtang Region, Nepal

Group Size: 1 – 15 (Group Trek also)

Trip Mode: Lodge to Lodge

Accommodation: Standard hotel in Kathmandu, tea house in trail

Daily Walking Hours: 4 – 6 hours

Difficulty level (Grade): Moderate

Best Season (Time): September – December & March – May

4. Nagarkot Chisapani Hiking – Maximum altitude: 2140m

Nagarkot chisapani Hiking Nepal
Nagarkot chisapani Hiking Nepal

Relatively easy trek and can be done within 3 days (ex. Arrival & departure). You reach up to altitude of 2140m and enjoy amazing sunrise view over the Himalayas from there.  The best part is you can see the ranges of Everest, Ganesh Himal, Gaurishanker, Dorje Lakpa, Langtang and Rolwaling. Nagarkot Chisapani Hiking is also called Kathmandu Rim Trek. The routes are easily accessible and you can expect standard services all along the trek.

Trip facts:

Ending Point: Kathmandu

Max Altitude: 2140 meters

Days (minimum): 3 Days

Trip Area: Kathmandu Rim, Nepal

Group Size: 1 – 15 (Group Trek also)

Trip Mode: Hotel to hotel

Accommodation: Standard hotel in Kathmandu, tea house in trail

Daily Walking Hours: 4 – 6 hours

Difficulty level (Grade): Easy

Best Season (Time): September – December & March – May

5. Panchase Trek – Maximum altitude: 2030m

Panchase Trek
Panchase Trek

Panchase Trek takes you to a less crowded place of Pokhara in a minimum of 6 days. The trail covers Gurung village with no exception of abundant bird & wildlife. You get glimpses of mountains like Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Lamjung and Manaslu with beautiful rhododendron covered trail. This trek is least famous among the listed ones & you can’t expect lots of trekkers along the way. This Short Panchase Trek can even offer you with an amazing surprise if you are willing to get up early in the morning to climb Panchase Hill for an amazing Sunrise view.

Trip facts:

Ending Point: Kathmandu

Max Altitude: 2030 meters

Days (minimum): 6 Days

Trip Area: Annapurna Region, Nepal

Group Size: 1 – 15 (Group Trek also)

Trip Mode: Lodge to Lodge

Accommodation: Standard hotel in Kathmandu, tea house in trail

Daily Walking Hours: 4 – 6 hours

Difficulty level (Grade): Easy/Moderate

Best Season (Time): September – December & March – May

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