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Top 5 Short Treks in Nepal

It is a fact that Nepal has the best trekking routes in the Himalayan vicinity. People often call Nepal a trekkers’ paradise. It is a hundred percent true statement for the beautiful Himalayan trails that the trekkers traverse. Of hundreds of trekking adventures in the Himalaya, we are going to write about top 5 short treks in Nepal in this article.

What are the short treks in Nepal like?

When you want to explore and enjoy the mountains for about 5-7 days in Nepal, you are looking for a short trekking adventure.

These treks go on the foothills of the Himalaya to the higher wilderness of the mountains. You can get the best of Himalayan trekking experience in a short period of time when you are on one of these short treks.

Here is the list of Top 5 Short Treks in Nepal

It is not that easy to categorize the top trekking adventures. But on the basis of their popularity and accessibility, we have prepared this list for you. Check out these trips for your future trip planning.

Read our blog on Everest Base Camp Trek Cost.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is undoubtedly the most popular short trekking adventure in Nepal. This trip takes you to explore the foothills of the Annapurna region. It is also one of the easy treks in Nepal that offers an incredible trekking experience.

Be it traversing the beautiful trail through rhododendron forest or standing in awe watching sunrise over the Himalayas from Poon Hill, the trek has many wonderful things to offer.

Go on this adventure if you want to traverse an easy trail yet offers you a great Himalayan trekking experience.


Everest Panorama Trek

Everest Panorama Trek is also popular as Short Everest Trek. This adventure takes you to the Everest region where you can witness the magnificence of the highest mountain in the world. The trek goes along the Everest Base Camp Trekking route however it doesn’t reach the base camp.

You will trek up to Namche Bazar and explore the surroundings to enjoy the view of Mt. Everest and other mountains in the region.

Mardi Himal Trek

Mardi Himal Trek is another wonderful short trekking adventure in the Annapurna region. This adventure takes you to the base camp of Mardi Himal which stands tall right below Mt. Fishtail.

You can go on this trip if you want to enjoy the best nature walking experience and witness the magnificent view of the Annapurna range. This trek certainly deserves to be in the list of Top 5 Short Treks in Nepal.


Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang region of the Himalayas also offers surreal trekking experience. Langtang Valley Trek has been able to attract a large number of trekkers in the region every year. This is the best trek to enjoy the wonderful Langtang valley and mountains in the region.

Although devastated by the earthquake in 2015, the region has already started serving the trekkers. You will love this trek.


Pikey Peak Trek

Although not as famous as the other treks, Pikey Peak Trek definitely deserves to be in this list. The trek takes you the Pikey Peak, a great vantage point to witness the spectacular beauty of Everest region.

Of all five trekking adventures in the list here, this trek offers you the most peaceful atmosphere around the trail. You will love nature, local villages and mountain magnificence.


Although we have included only Top 5 Short Treks in Nepal in this article, there are so many other trekking adventures in Nepal.

Feel free to reach out to us if you want to know more about trekking in Nepal.





Author: Step on Himalaya

Date: 3rd December, 2021

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