Short Treks in Nepal
Kanchan Shrestha | October 31, 2017
Short Treks in Nepal
Nepal has become first choice for trekking for millions of people around the globe. And all the credit goes to its stupendous geographical variations. But not all people are physically fit for the trek to higher Himalayas. So, for those who want to see the rocky landscapes and Himalayas without putting more strength, we have short treks. Short treks are self paced and offer you see as much as possible. You will be on the lower altitude areas but yet close to the giant mountains. Hence, you will get a chance to interact with locals and know about their culture and lifestyle. The peace one finds in between the rhododendron forests and green pastures is enigmatic.
Moreover short treks can be adventurous, luxurious and relaxing at the same time.In addition it can range from simple tour, visit to religious site, short day hiking, mountain flights, helicopter tour or other adventure activities like rafting, jungle safari, etc. Similarly, exploration of the Nepalese culture and history is also an integral part of the short treks in Nepal.
Some of the most cherished short treks in Nepal are listed below:
Annapurna Short Trek is an ideal trek for anyone with time constraints. It is a 5 day journey that lets you experience the beauty of Mother Nature in the Annapurna region. It provides you an opportunity to walk through beautiful villages and lush landscapes in the backdrop of stunning Himalayas while enjoying the vibrancy of Pokhara, the lakeside city and walk to Sarangkot, a viewpoint and starting point of every adventure activities in Pokhara.
Not only this is the most cherished trek that offers you an opportunity to relish the grandeur of mighty mountains in Annapurna panorama but also takes you to Poon Hill, a beautiful vantage point that offers fantastic views of mountains in Annapurna massif namely Mt. Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Annapurna South, Dhaulagiri, Macchapucchre, etc. As well as the journey starts from foothills of Annapurna and passes many ethnic settlements, gives you an opportunity to get some insights on people, their culture, custom and lifestyle.
It is an eleven days long journey but the shortest journey to the Everest region of Nepal. It takes you to the popular town and Namche and further to the popular Tengboche monastery and lets you experience the grandeur of mountains in Everest region that includes Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Cho Oyu, etc
It’s a jovial journey to the Langtang region of Nepal. In this journey you will be able to interact with people as you walk through the traditional Tamang villages in Langtang. Get some insights on people, their culture and lifestyle as you walk in between the villages there. The wild and charming landscapes of Langtang region will leave you in awe. Therefore, Tamang Heritage Trail Trek is a nine days journey to Langtang region that offers an opportunity to relish the beauty of mountains in Langtang along with its wild nature and traditional people.
There are some beautiful vantage points in Nepal near Kathmandu that offers some breathtaking views of mountains in Nepal. If you would like to unleash the beauty of mountains without travelling far from the capital city of Kathmandu, Himal Eco Treks offers some customized trips to vantage points like Nagarkot, Daman, Chisapani and Dhulikhel. The hiking around Kathamndu can range from 3-4 days. Hiking to these vantage points is an awesome experience as you will be walking in an easy, lush and peaceful environment with some outstanding views of mountains.
Himal Eco Treks is an experienced tour operator that offers services ranging from short treks, long treks, and expeditions to-day tour in Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan. If you are willing to travel to Nepal, Tibet or Bhutan, let us know about your preferences. We are here to organize an excellent and memorable trip for you! Short treks in Nepal can also be combination of adventurous activities with short walks to some popular hiking spots. Let us know about your willingness to travel, Himal Eco Treks customizes the trip as per your preferences.
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