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Easy and Short treks in Nepal

Ice Cap Adventure on November 21, 2019

Most people believe Nepal is a country of mountains, but Nepal is more than just that. You do not have to necessarily go to the Himalayas to experience Nepal. Nepal is a country rich in natural as well as cultural diversity. Trekking may be one of the best possible ways to explore the rich beauty of Nepal. As such, many believe treks are long and difficult, and nothing could be further from the truth. For those who do not want to take on the tiring treks, Nepal has various options for short and easy treks. Short treks in Nepal provide suitable options for people of all ages and all types of trekkers, whether they are beginners or advanced. Here are some of the most popular short and easy treks in Nepal.

Ghandruk-Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

The Ghandruk-Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is a great travel experience in the Annapurna region. This is one of the shortest yet most rewarding treks in Nepal. From the Poonhill viewpoint, you get a mesmerizing panoramic view of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Nilgiri ranges, along with Mt. Machhapuchhre (6997 m). Likewise, the trek also allows you to enjoy the Gurung culture and traditions in Ghandruk and Ghorepani villages.

Helambu Trek

The Helambu Trek is another short trek that takes you to the tranquil Langtang Valley. The major highlight of this trek follows the courses of natural splendor and the well-preserved culture in this region. Helambu lies in a region sheltered by the great Langtang Mountains. Here, you find trails that are seldom traveled; thus, this is the perfect choice for those wanting a trip in isolation. On this trek, you can also enjoy the Sherpa lifestyle and social norms.

Mardi Himal Trek

The Mardi Himal Trek leads you to the eastern skirts of the Annapurna region. The untouched, pristine Himalayan biodiversity, along with the marvelous mountain views, presents a wonderful journey. The trails rest on the laps of the Machhapuchhre (6997 m) while continuing through the Annapurna Conservation Area. The trek also introduces you to the Gurung culture prevalent across the region on the return trek.

Chisapani Nagarkot Dhulikhel Trek

Not all wonderful trekking destinations lie far from the city. The Chisapani Nagarkot Dhulikhel trek takes you across some of the famous hill stations around the Kathmandu Valley. The easy trails of this trek invite all types of trekkers to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Kathmandu Valley and the mountains as a backdrop. You can also enjoy a diverse array of cultures, from Sherpa communities to those of the Newar settlements.

Everest Panorama Trek 

The Everest Panorama Trek is a journey to the face of Mt. Everest (8848 m) through serene Sherpa villages. The trek is an opportunity for trekkers to admire the almighty Everest with less hassle. This trek shows you a mesmerizing panoramic view of Mount Everest (8848 m) along with Lhotse (8,516 m), Nuptse (7861 m), Ama Dablam (6856 m), and Nuptse (7861 m).

The best time to go on any type of trek in Nepal is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). During these seasons, the weather is clear, and there are very few chances of rainfall. Along with this, a moderate temperature also makes for a suitable trekking atmosphere.

Short treks in Nepal are a surreal way to experience the natural and cultural beauty of Nepal. With these treks, people restricted by time get a wonderful opportunity to explore Nepal in the short time they have with ease. Grab this opportunity to enjoy a unique travel experience that you can rarely find anywhere else in the world. Connect with us on Ice Cap Adventure.