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8 Best Short Trekks in Nepal

8 Best Short Trekks in Nepal

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Nepal is the land of an unmatched variety of world-class nature, challenging terrain, land of vivid colours and contrast. If you love to wander around nature and Himalayas, Nepal have many options. Rich bio-diversity, altitudinal variation, alluring valleys, wetlands and picturesque can be seen during Nepal visit. These 8 best short trekking in Nepal covers the scenic beauty of Nepal.

Here are the 8 Best Short Treks in Nepal.

1. Langtang Trekking

Langtang Trekking takes you to the northern region of Nepal. This trekking is the nearest Himalayan region from the capital city. Langtang Trekking provides you wilderness and eye-catching views of nature. Syabrubesi is the trekking starting point of Langtang Trekking. You will get an opportunity to witness the thundering rivers, rhododendron and other wildflowers with a great view of snow capped mountains. As you walk through the lap of the mountains you can see high altitude lakes, pastures and high altitude settlements. This place is also specialized in enjoying the different species of floras and faunas inside Langtang National Park. Beautiful monasteries, alpine forests and amazing landscapes help you immerse in the primordial purity.

During your Langtang Trekking, you will get a chance to interact with different inhabitants like Sherpa and Tamang peoples. You will also get a chance to walk the different ancient trade route to Tibet.

Trip highlights
– Visit the second largest national park in Nepal, Langtang National Park.
– You can see diverse floras and faunas.
– Spectacular view of Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Tserko Ri, Kanjin Ri and many more.
– Walk through dense forest with the view of colourful rhododendron, rare wild animals including red panda, musk deer and Himalayan Black


2. Poon Hill Trekking

Poon Hill Trekking is one of the most popular treks in Nepal which is located at Annapurna Region. The trekking point for this destination is from Nayapul. It takes about 2-hour drive from Pokhara to reach Nayapul. Poon Hill Trekking is well known for the majestic Himalayas, the sun rises view and hospitable local peoples. Chirping sound of bird and flying colourful butterflies adds beauty in nature and harmonize the environment. Annapurna ranges, Dhaulagiri ranges, Lamjung Himal, Gangapurna and Manaslu Mountains adds the beauty of your trekking. The trail passes through dense forest, colourful rhododendron, terraced farm and many more.

During your Poon Hill Trekking, you will get a chance to witness with different inhabitants like Gurungs and Magars. You can get the opportunity to witness the culture, tradition and folk tradition of local people. Trekking to villages, connecting with unchanged culture, lifestyle and warm welcome adds beauty in your holiday.

Trip Highlights
– Get a chance to witness the behaviour and lifestyle of Gurung and Magar local peoples.
– Magnificent view of Mt. Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Himchuli and Manaslu.
– Great view of sunrise over the Himalayan ranges.
– Opportunity to see the traditional village, rhododendron forest and amazing landscapes.
– Enjoy with hospitable local peoples.


3. Gosaikunda Lake Trekking

Gosaikunda Lake Trekking (4380 m) takes you inside the Langtang National Park of Nepal. You will get a great opportunity to see the alpine freshwater oligotrophic lake. In spite of beautiful nature, this site is also the holy for both Hindu and Buddhist people. According to
Hindu mythology Gosaikunda is an abode of Hindu deities Shiva and Gauri. Gosaikunda Lake 1,030 ha (4.0 sq mi) in size is considered as holy water. Thousands of pilgrims from Nepal and India visit here during Gangadashahara ns Janai Purnima festivals.

On this week-long Gosaikunda trekking, you can see dramatic views of Manaslu range, Ganesh Himal range, Tibetan peaks and Langtang Lirung, and three lakes of Gosaikunda, Saraswati Kunda and Bhairab Kunda. The trek to Gosaikunda starts from Syabru Besi. During the walk, you will witness the winding rhododendron, oak and pine forests, suspension bridges and thundering rivers.

Trip Highlights
– Alpine freshwater oligotrophic lake at the height of 4380 m
– Magnificent view of Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Ganesh, Langtang Lirung and other peaks
– witness the lifestyle of Local people while trekking
– Holy lake for both Hindu and Buddhist people


4. Kalinchowk Trekking

Kalinchowk Trekking is short and located at an altitude of 3842 m above the sea level. This beautiful destination is 150 kilometres away from Kathmandu, a quick city escape which lies in Dolakaha district, Kalinchowk VDC. From Charikot there is 18 km off road up to Kuri
The village where we stay in a hotel. Kalinchowk is the most visited destination in the winter season. is trekking is a perfect option for experiencing snowfall, high altitude, sightseeing and light adventures in less period of time. When you reach to the top of Kalinchowk you can experience the Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, Shisha Pangma, Dorje Lakpa, Jugal Himal, Gauri Shankar etc. Once you reach to Kuri Village from the vehicle, you can visit Kalinchowk hill summit in the following morning.

Additionally, Kalinchowk is also the pilgrimage site for Hindus peoples. You can see Kalinchowk Temple in the summit of the hill. There will be a huge number of devotees on the day of Janai Purnima festival at Kalinchowk Bhagwati. Next morning you have to hike 1
hour starting uphill in pitch dark snow covered with sloppy stairs. When we reach to the top warm rising sun and the cool breeze from the Himalayas welcome us. You will forget all your tiredness while you see the majestic mountains and sun kissing the snow.

Trip Highlights
– Panoramic view of mountains like Mt. Langtang, Mt Ganesh, Mt. Shisha Pangma, Mt Dorje Lakla,     Mt Jugal and Mt. Gauri Shankar.
– Amazing view of sunrise view from the top of Kalinchowk hill
– Kalinchowk Temple on top of the hill


5. Helambu Circuit Trekking

If you have no more time to travel but still want to experience the beautiful nature and peoples of Nepal? Then Helambu Circuit Trekking is the best holiday package with new, attractive, and easily accessible destination. Helambu Circuit Trekking trail passes through dense forests and traditional Buddhist villages with the mountain views which are genuinely inspiring.

Helambu Circuit Trek takes you through Langtang National Park which is inhabitant with rare birds, wildlife and unique floras. You will also encounter the Sherpa village and charming faces of farmers.

Trip Highlights

– Best trekking experience in a short time.
– Best opportunity to experience the local sherpas culture and lifestyle.
– Beautiful gompas enshrining statues of Guru Rinpoche, Sakyamuni, and Chenresig  (Avalokitesvara).


6. Tamang Heritage Trekking

Tamang Heritage Trekking is a newly opened unbeaten trekking trial.  This trekking trail is famous for Tamang cultures, beautiful nature and Himalayas view. You can see Langtang Lirung (7,227 m), Dorje Lhakpa (6, 966 m) and Gauri Shankar (6,134 m) while doing trekking. Viewing local monasteries, green grazing lands full of unique fauna and warm hospitality will make your trekking more attractive. Trekking through the local villages will give you a wonderful opportunity to study the community’s traditional lifestyle and crafts.

Trip Highlights

– beautiful scenery with healing baths in natural hot springs.
– Rich in culture, and traditions.
– Beautiful mountains and old monastery.


7. Chisapani – Nagarkot- Dhulikhel Trekking

Chisapani Nagarkot Dhulikhel Trekking is the myriad wonders of nature and awe-inspiring majestic beauty of dramatic mountain views. This trekking passes through dense forests, villages and oak rhododendron forest. You will see the mind-blowing view of Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Ganesh, Mt. Langtang, Mt. Gaurisankar and other Himalayan ranges.

Your trekking starting is Sundarijal, about 1 hour driving from your hotel. Your first destination is Chisapani and it takes about 5-6 hours of trekking from Sundarijal. Nagarkot is another destination at an altitude of 2,175 m. From Chisapani it takes about 7 hours walking to Nagarkot. On the way you can see beautiful mountains and green hills. The best attraction of Nagarkot is sunrise view and Mt. Dhaulagiri in the west and Mt. Everest in the east. After that, Dhulikhel is your next destination where it takes about 5 hours from Nagarkot. After exploring and viewing the beautiful places we will return back to Kathmandu. It takes about 2 hours by transportation.


8. Mardi Himal Trekking

Amazing Mardi Himal Trekking (4,500 m) is located at the east of legendary trekking destination, Annapurna Base Camp Trek. This trekking route was officially opened at 2012. This relatively easy and unspoiled trek provides you the beautiful mountains, amazing landscapes and dense forest. You can see the amazing view of Mt Machapuchhre, Mardi Himal, Mt. Annapurna (South) and Mt. Hiunchuli.

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