Short Treks In Nepal below 5 days

Nepal is the home for adventure tourism, with an incredible diversity of landscapes and the amazing Himalayas. There are no words to describe the giant snowy mountain peaks and rugged mountain trails. Well, Everest has been always travelers favorite and the most iconic peak in the world without any doubt. In Nepal, there are unlimited trekking trails which have a different character and the amazing cultures experience. Most of the people think to trek in The Himalayas or just so see the magnificent views of Himalayas need a week-long vacation and lots of training but that's not true. 

There are extremely challenging treks in Nepal which we are not talking about but we have selected some of the best short treks in Nepal which can be done below a week. Most of the short treks of Nepal are moderate and some might be fairly challenging for slow hikers but it's rewarding. Short Treks around the Annapurna region is more famous because of easy access to roads, flights and also the weather issues. To trek in the Annapurna region, we can simply fly to Pokhara within 25 minutes or drive about 5-6 hours. Some people talk about the short Everest base camp trek but it's quite tough but we can pick a short trek to see Everest which makes sense.

Short Treks In Nepal 

" Besides of Short Everest View Treks, other treks can be customized as per the length of your holiday"

1) Balthali Village Trek

  • No. of days: Minimum 2 DAYS TO 4DAYS
  • Maximum Height: 2200 M - 7,218 F
  • Starting Point: Kathmandu
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Suitable with kids?: Yes

Short Balthali village trek covers Namobuddha, Nagarkot and Ranikot village. Perfect for slow hikers and who want to enjoy with the homestay and village lifestyle. Panoramic mountain views with sunrise, sunset, farms, Monasteries, and Temples.

2) Chisapani Nagarkot Trek - Kathmandu Valley Trek

  • No. of days: Minimum 2 DAYS TO 3 DAYS
  • Maximum Height: 2200 M - 7,218 F
  • Starting Point: Kathmandu
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Suitable with kids?: Yes


Chisapani Nagarkot trek is one of the most popular short treks from Kathmandu valley. Chisapani Trek trails begin from Sundarijal after 1 hr drive from Kathmandu. Rugged Trails Nepal best selling short treks from Kathmandu to experince the panoramic mountain views from Chisapani and Nagarkot. This trek can be organized all around the year and we will be walking into Nature, villages, and beautiful terrains. 

3) Mount Everest View Trek. 

  • No. of days: Minimum 5 Days (From Kathmandu)
  • Maximum Height: 3,880 M 12,729 F
  • Starting Point: Kathmandu - Lukla
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Suitable with kids?: Above 8 years



Just to see Mt Everest and other world's tallest mountain peaks, Short Trek to Namche is the best for all. From Kathmandu, we take a scenic flight to Lukla and then the journey begins to see Mt. Everest. This short trek needs a minimum of 4 to 5 days from Kathmandu to Kathmandu.

4) 2 Days Trek From Pokhara - Dhampus Sarangkot. 

  • No. of days: Minimum 2 Days
  • Maximum Height: 1,680 M - 5,511 F
  • Starting Point: Pokhara
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Suitable with kids? Yes

Dhampus sarangkot trek is Travelers favorite short trek from Pokhara. This trek can be organized all around the year from Pokhara. Dhampus is a typical mountain village to experince the mountain people lifestyle and the amazing mountain views. 2 Days Trek from Pokhara covers the Sarangkot viewpoint where people come to see Sunrise and Mountain views. 

4) 3 Days Mardi Himal Trek. 

  • No. of days: Minimum 2 Days
  • Maximum Height: 4,500 M - 14,763 F
  • Starting Point: Pokhara
  • Difficulty: Moderate / Easy
  • Suitable with kids? Yes

3 days trek from pokhara short mardi himal

The short Mardi Himal trek is one of the best selling short treks from Pokhara. Many people compare with Ghorepani Poonhill trek but Mardi Himal is so different than the Poonhill Trek. We will not see the panoramic ranges including Mt. Dhaulagiri and other peaks but we will see Annapurna South, Heuchuli, and Mt. Fishtail closer enough. Within a short time, we will gain the elevation and the terrain changes dramatically. Mardi Himal Trekking trail is more peaceful and beautiful with the scenery. 

5) Mohare Danda Ghorepani Poonhill Trek. 

  • No. of days: Minimum 3 Days
  • Maximum Height: 3,320 M (10,893 ft)
  • Starting Point: Pokhara
  • Difficulty: Moderate / Easy
  • Suitable with kids? Yes



Mohare Danda and Poonhill is another best viewpoint in the Annapurna Region. There are many short treks around Annapurna Region and the Ghorepani Poonhill is most popular short treks among others. Besides of Ghorepani Poonhill, other treks routes were recently opened with tea houses. Rugged Trails Nepal 2 Days Poonhill Drive trek is already popular for those people who want to see the sunrise and panoramic Himalayan views from Poonhill within a short time. We will arrange Ghorepani only and also for those who want to extend a trek bit more than covering Mohare Danda and Ghorepani.

6) 2 Days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 

  • No. of days: Minimum 2 Days
  • Maximum Height: 3,210 M - (10,531 F)
  • Starting Point: Pokhara
  • Difficulty: Moderate / Easy
  • Suitable with kids? Yes


For those who are looking 2 days treks from Pokhara, Poonhill sunrise trek could be the best choice because it's a short and sweet trek in Annapurna Region. We call this trek as a Ghorepani PoonHill Drive Trek after the road is accessible up to Ulleri Village. Mardi Himal also Can be done within 2 days from Pokhara but need a lot of effort to climb and to walk downhill. PoonHill drive trek is easy to trek and also has great views from the Ghorepani and Poonhill viewpoint.

7) Short Pikey Peak Trek 

  • No. of days: Minimum 4 Days
  • Maximum Height: 4,065 M - (13,336 F)
  • Starting Point: Kathmandu - Dhap
  • Difficulty: Moderate / Easy
  • Suitable with kids? Yes

Rugged Trails Nepal short Pikey Peak trek is for those who don't have enough time and want to see Mt. Everest with an easy hike. Rugged Trails Nepal short Pikey Peak trek is also a budget trek because we don't need to take a flight to Lukla or to Phaplu. Pikey Peak trek is a great alternative trek for those trekkers who want to explore the Khumbu ranges, Annapurna, including Kanchenjunga from one spot. Tailor-Made trek to Pikey peak will be arranged on request. Some of our clients say Everest is quite far but the view is better than Kalapatthar. Without walking we arrange a 2 Days Trip to see Everest views from Kathmandu.

 7) Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Trek 

  • No. of days: Minimum 5 Days (From kathmandu)
  • Maximum Height: 4,380 M (14368 ft)
  • Starting Point: Kathmandu - Dhunche
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Suitable with kids? Above 10

Langtang Gosaikunda Lake Trek is a higher elevation trek with the great scenery and culture. Gosaikunda lake itself is the major highlight of the trek but we can Langtang ranges, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, and other mountain peaks. Short Gosaikunda lake trek is less touristic and beautiful with the other lakes like Surya Kunda, and Bhairav Kunda. To book and plan the trek write us below mentioning with the Short Langtang Gosaikunda Trek. 

Note: All the suggested short trek packages itinerary are fixed in our package plan but we will customize on your request. For more details and to book the short treks of Nepal simply drop a short message and we will get back to ASAP.  

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