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Short and Easy Treks in Nepal

Short and Easy Treks in Nepal

20 Aug 2020 Nepal Dream Path Treks

Short and easy trekking destinations of Nepal are for those travel lovers who want to have an experience of trekking in Nepal but have limited time. Likewise, if you cannot afford strong physical strength these treks will be a perfect trek for you. With no risk of acute mountain sickness, Short and easy treks are suitable for families, elders, and children too. Also, it gives an opportunity to have an experience of trekking n Nepal even if you can’t afford strong physical strength.

Nepal being naturally, culturally and traditionally rich country offers varieties of trekking to all types of travel enthusiasts. You can choose the trek varying from challenging “The great Himalayan Trail” to the entertaining one-day treks in Nepal.

Here is the list of Short and Easy trekking in Nepal:

  1. Chisapani – Nagarkot – Dhulikhel trek
  2. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
  3. Tamang Heritage Trek
  4. Everest view Trek
  5. Gosaikunda Trek

Short and Easy Trekking in Nepal:

Chisapani – Nagarkot – Dhulikhel trek

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek
Beautiful mountain view from Nagarkot
  • Duration: 3-4 days
  • Location: Northern East part of Kathmandu
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Best Time to trek: September-December, February-June
  • Maximum elevation: 2200m
  • Accommodation: Hotels

Trek Highlights:

  • Stunning panorama of mountain giants like Mt. Manaslu, Annapurna, Langtang, Gauri Shankar Himal, and many more.
  • Jaw-dropping sunrise and sunset amidst mountains.
  • Sightseeing of World Heritage sites.

This is the short trek designed for those trekkers who want to do trekking but not sure due to time constraints. This can the closest trekking route near Capital city Kathmandu and gives you an opportunity to have a glimpse of majestic mountains. Also, it awes you with the beauty of world heritage sites located in the city of Kathmandu & Bhaktapur.

2. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Poon Hill
View from Poon Hill
  • Duration: 8-10 days
  • Difficulty Level: Easy-Moderate
  • Best Time to Trek: October – June
  • Maximum Elevation: 3210m
  • Accommodations: Hotels/Teahouse

Trek Highlights:

  • Stunning Panorama of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountain ranges.
  • Insight into the local culture, tradition, and authentic cuisines of Gurung and Tamang peoples.
  • Best sunrise and sunset view from Poon Hill amidst Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountain ranges.
  • Frequent encounters with the wild animals, birds, etc. while trekking through the trails radiating from Rhododendron forests.

Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is one of the most famous and easy treks in the Annapurna region. This trek is suitable for all ages, particularly good for families with children. It leads to the wonderful historic ethnic villages and best mountain scenario. Poon Hill (3210m) is the ultimate viewpoint for the Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri range, Lamjung Himal, and for best sunrise views. This trek also includes hiking through colorful villages and rhododendron forests.

3. Tamang Heritage Trek

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Panorama during Tamang Heritage Trek
  • Duration: 8-10 days
  • Difficulty Level: Easy-Moderate
  • Best Time to Trek: March-May, October-November
  • Maximum Elevation: 3165m
  • Accommodations: Hotels/Teahouse

Trip Highlights:

  • Insight into local culture, tradition, authentic cuisines, and lifestyles of local Tamang people.
  • We can be amused by the music generated by local traditional instruments like Damfu and Tungana on every overnight stay.
  • Amazing crafts, relics carved on windows, doors, Stupas, and monasteries.
  • Landscapes decorated by several ice-capped mountains of Langtang and Ganesh Himal Ranges.
  • Rooming around the country’s first Himalayan protected area we can witness different species of birds, butterflies, floras, and Faunas.
  • Also, many endangered animals like Red Panda, Himalayan Deer, Himalayan Beer can be seen.

Langtang Tamang Heritage Trek is a combined experience of Tamang cultures along with an adventurous journey around Tamang hinterlands. Most of the trekking routes of Nepal follow the trail running through the teahouses established for tourists. But, Tamang Heritage trek threaded along the routes running through different communities which provides us the opportunity to experience the cultures and lifestyle of locals closely.

4. Everest view Trek ( Namche, Hotel Everest View Trek)

Everest View Trek
  • Duration: 4-6 days
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate
  • Best Time to Trek: February-May, October-December
  • Maximum Elevation: 3880m
  • Accommodations: Hotels/Teahouse

Trek Highlights:

  • Stunning up-close glimpse of mountains of Everest Region.
  • Local Tamang culture, heritage, and cuisines.
  • Breathtaking flight to Lukla with the stunning view of the snow-capped mountains.
  • Walking around Sagarmatha National Park, we can witness many endangered animals like Red Panda, Musk Deer, Snow Leopards, and Himalayan Tahr, etc.
  • Several monasteries and Buddhist monuments.

This trek, undoubtedly, is a perfect opportunity to have an up-close glimpse of mighty Mt. Everest and the mountain ranges around Everest. Furthermore, it provides a chance to experience cultural, natural, traditional facets of the Khumbu region walking around Sagarmatha national park. This is a famous trekking destination as it takes us to Namche Bazaar, the mighty viewpoint of Kala Patthar, the backyard of Sherpa villages, large Buddhist monasteries and Sherpa Museums.

5. Gosaikunda Trek

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Gosaikunda Lake
  • Duration: 6-8 days
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate
  • Best Time to Trek: March-May, October-November
  • Maximum Elevation: 4380m
  • Accommodations: Hotels/Teahouse

Trek Highlights:

  • Numerous Holy Lakes like Gosaikunda, Saraswatikunda, Bhirabkunda, Dudhkunda, Suryakunda, etc.
  • Towering peaks like Ganesh Himal, Loribinayak Manaslu, and Langtang ranges.
  •  Quiet and Pleasant trails followed by several Tamang communities.
  • Insight into culture, tradition, and lifestyle of Tamang communities.
  • Witness the destruction caused by the earthquake of 2015.

Gosaikunda trek is a holy trek rewarded with a serene panorama of snow-capped mountains and numerous holy lakes. Gosaikunda Lake lies in the elevation of 4,380m inside Langtang National Park. UNESCO has listed Gosaikunda as a Ramsar site on 29 September 2007. During winter, the lake remains frozen but the rest of the year, the lake melts to form the Trisuli river.
This lake is a well-known pilgrimage site for Hindus. During Janai Purnima, thousands of Hindu devotees from all over the world visit this lake.