“Life is an adventure or nothing at all!”
Nepal being a mountainous country offers you a range of treks from easy to hard. The richness in natural beauty demands your valuable sight. Unlike most treks that take long time to reach and drain all energy out of you, Nepal offers you short treks that will blow your mind!
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Here is the list of short treks that offers you the best blend of adventure and nature in a short period:
1. Poonhill trek:
This is probably the trek having the minimum difficulty in comparison to the jaw dropping scenery. Covering the maximum altitude of 3210m, Poonhill is covered with snow most of the times. You will experience the slippery hike through the snow upward in a steep stairway. It might even give you a feeling of stairway to heaven! As you reach the top, the astonishing views of the Himalayas engulf you! Even the trail gives you chance to interact with people in the area, some of which are the trekkers to Annapurna Base Camp. A trek of short 4 days provides you a lifetime experience of the grandeur of nature. So, why not to travel?
2. Nagarkot trek:
Similarly, the next short trek is to Nagarkot. Many people have heard about the Nagarkot’s beauty. However, only a few know the route of trek to it. The difference in getting to a same destination is the way you get there. If you spend high time in your vehicle, you will never find the main content of travel i.e. exploration of the unknown. Rather you will drain your energy on nothing. Therefore, Nagarkot trek is under high recommendation. Smart traveler will have a question in their mind. What will I get in this trek? To reply, you will experience the streams, prospects of cycling, entrance to the Shivapuri National park, bike riding and many more adventures. Mainly, the place will provide you the excellent opportunity to view mountains by staying amidst the greenery through hills!
3. Short trek to Everest:
For the trekkers, Everest is a known name. Mount Everest being the highest mountain of the world lies in the bucket list of many travelers. However, only long routes are provided to it. Solution to this is the short trek to Everest. In the limited time span of 7 days, you can reach the view of the highest mountain in the world. How great is that? You will get the awesome picturesque of Sagarmatha National Park. In addition to this, the trek is open booth for not only Everest but also views of other spectacular mountains that will dazzle you. You can even save time and go for an adventure helicopter ride to Everest for a day tour!
4. Sarangkot trek and Australian Base Camp:
Next in line is the Sarangkot trek. All trekkers will agree to the fact that trek is not all about the nature only. It includes the bittersweet hardships, the amazing wildlife, enthusiastic culture, inclusive inhabitants, and a soothing/ relaxing feature. All of these combine into one to deem the trek best. Sarangkot Trek is one of them. You will be going through serene lakes, spellbinding pagoda, and captivating views in a 6 hour trek per day. The views shall include the Annapurna range, the Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, Hiunchuli, Lamjung Himal and other peaks. The mountains Annapurna and Dhaulagiri are top 10 highest peaks in the world. Can you believe that these features are compressed into a 3 days trek and 4 days tour?
5. Gosainkunda trek:
Which trek fulfills your religious requirements with the beauty of nature? The answer is Gosainkunda trek. Many trek to this lake to take a dip in order to clear out their sins! It is even more interesting to get there to know the mystery and secret legends that the lake holds. The beauty of the lake, which remains frozen half a year is truly most attractive sight.
6. Rara lake:
Last but not the least; Rara Lake attracts many people with requirements of low fitness and a 7-day trek/tour. You have to explore why Nepal is the second richest in water resources even though it is a landlocked country. In order to do so, this lake will give you the idea as it is the biggest lake of Nepal. If you trek here on the month of July-August, you can catch the exclusive fair that takes place once a year. In addition, you can boat as well as view the endangered species in their natural habitat!
“Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”
Nepal Big Mountain at your service.