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Short treks near kathmandu

Short treks near Kathmandu valley

Trekking near Kathmandu excellent place to visit with families as there are many historical monuments, traditional art, and architecture, and so forth. Kathmandu trek 2/3 days packages that will take you to the insight of rich culture and tradition of different communities living together along with the view of panoramic mountains. Pashupatinath, Swyambhunath, Buddhist shrine, and Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square are some of the world heritage sites that you can visit while you are on the Kathmandu  Trek. short treks near Kathmandu valley are perfect for families who want to spend their vacation enjoying and gaining different cultural experiences.

The country is the best place which allure people with natural and scenic beauty. Nepal is rich in both traditional and ecological aspects. The arts, culture, ethnicity of the people are really fascinating. Nepal is one of the best lands for trekkers. When it comes to trekking, Nepal has never failed to serve the trekkers with its natural beauty. The main attraction of Nepal is its simplicity and peacefulness. It is a great place for people seeking some kind of insight. Nepal consists of many snow peak high mountains including the world’s highest mountain Mount Everest. Everest base camp, Annapurna base camp are some of the places many people like to visit in Nepal. Along with those long trips, Nepal has also been fulfilling the need of people for short treks. The most famous place for Short treks from Kathmandu.

Most of the short treks start from Kathmandu valley

Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal which is surrounded by high snow Peak Mountains. Though Kathmandu is one of the modernized cities of Nepal, the culture and tradition of the Kathmandu valley have not been affected by urbanization. Many historical sites like Pashupatinath, the holy and sacred Hindu temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Changunarayan Temple, Swyambunath “The Monkey Temple” etc of Kathmandu valley has been listed by world heritage site by UNESCO. Kathmandu is a beautiful valley that is bounded by green hills on all of its sides. You can also see and observe the local life of the people in the village.

You can have an amazing experience if you opt for Kathmandu valley Short Trek. Despite being near the Kathmandu valley the village is not affected. The terrace farming in the village nearby Kathmandu valley looks really awesome. Farmers still use the traditional style of farming. You can see them working in the field. Many places are easily accessible from Kathmandu. Kathmandu valley Short Trek is always the best option if you have a limited time span.

The best short trek package from Kathmandu valley

Katmandu has lots of short trek packages, In addition to all these, there are various other treks. Don’t let your holidays be just about the hangout days, make them your lifetime memories with these fantastic treks. In the lap of the Himalayas and surrounded by the breath-taking scenic beauty. The short trek in Nepal will be your most precious day.

Nepal is a country full of places to explore. Almost every Traveller has Nepal on their travel bucket list. Hundreds of Trekkers from around the world come to Nepal each year for trekking.

However, due to the time limits, some of them cannot do the longer treks. But, you don’t need to worry about having a short time. As there are many short treks that are suitable for those who have less time to travel.

Consequently, Kathmandu short treks are more of easy hiking that unfold before you can enchant hamlets tucked in the hills. Get panoramic views of the majestic Himalayan ranges. Moreover, the rich flora, and fauna of Nepal, and the splendor of sunrise and sunset. The itinerary is short trek days but will offer you close to nature and an authentic trekking experience. we “Above the Himalaya Trekking ” are more than happy for you the best  Kathmandu short trek holiday in Nepal to give you a great time. Thus, we hope that you will have an unforgettable and exciting time,  easy treks in Kathmandu give you the best memories of treasure for years to come.

Chepang hill trek

Chepang Hill Trek

Chepang Hill Trekking is an easy and short trek from Kathmandu valley. It has its own significance as this trail begins through the unexplored beautiful hillsides of Chitwan at the moderate altitude of the Mahabharat range. The Chepang Hill Trail offers a rare combination of cultural, sightseeing experiences, and the distinct lifestyle of the Chepang. Chepang Hill trekking in Nepal is part of a national development effort to empower poor, rural communities.  The Chitwan Chepang Hill Trek offers visitors a unique experience, very different from the more heavily trafficked trekking routes of Nepal. Furthermore, it has been spared the often haphazard and negative development of other regions. The Chepang Hill is therefore an ideal hiking trail for tourists who want to see beautiful natural landscapes. also if wanted to get glimpses of the fascinating and well-preserved, indigenous culture.

This easy trek from Kathmandu valley offers beautiful hillsides where we can encounter semi-nomadic people called ‘Chepang’. The Chepang caste is one of the indigenous ethnic groups of Nepal. With their own distinct language, the people of this community lead a nomadic life and their primary lifestyle includes hunting. Also foraging for wild roots and fishing, and traditional farming near jungles. the people of this ethnic are usually live on fruits & roots and practice shamanism. Their settlements, house construction, social organization, language, customs, festivals, and religion are unique. The route we will take is mostly the home to the Chepang people who lead a semi-nomadic life and have rich cultural traditions. Due to their distinct lifestyle and the remoteness of their homeland, this indigenous group belongs to the much-marginalized groups of Nepal.

Meet the Chepang people an indigenous group

You are more likely to enjoy their primitive culture, festivals, norms, and, values. This Nepal short trek trail sometimes provides you with philanthropic satisfaction as it is designed to lead through the homeland of Chepangs and their remote villages in order to generate income possibilities for them and to raise awareness about Chepang culture among foreign visitors and Nepali people we have introduced this hill trek. Though the Chepang trekking is more focused on cultural exploration, the natural panorama cannot be ignored. The sunrise view from Sira-Chuli is spectacular along with different ranges of the Himalayas.

This Kathmandu valley short trek will end at The Chitwan National Park, one of Asia’s finest national parks, which is renowned for its dense tropical forest with a large number of wildlife and bird species. The park is home to about 600 species of plants, rare one-horned rhinos, and other endangered species like the Royal Bengal Tiger, the Gangetic Dolphins, and Gharial Crocodile. Chitwan Chepang Hill Trail offers a splendid experience of rural communities and jungle safari.

The unique culture of Chepang village offers to see you bird watching, and other natural attractions add to the experience. The Chepang village trekking includes splendid views of a wide range of Himalayan peaks such as Rolwaling, Gauri Shankar, Langtang, Manaslu, Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri, and many others. For the Chepang hill trek, it is not necessary any previous hiking and trekking experience, just a normal walking experience is enough for this exciting trek. This trek is ideal for bird watching as well so the Chepang hill trek does not need the previous experience.

 

Kathmandu valley short trek to see Mount Everest

Nepal is thought of because of the country of Mt. Everest and each one could have such need to examine this highest mountain within the world. Everest view trek could be short and easy trekking to explore the superb view of Mount Everest of the Himalayan range. The friendly picturesque villages, Sherpa people, their cultures and traditions, colorful festivals, and monasteries of this region give the lifetime memory. This is the best Nepal short trek for people who don’t have enough time but a burning desire to examine the beauty of Mt. Everest closely.

Trekking to Mt. Everest became admired because, the trekkers are able to sensible and stunning views of the mountains as well as the world highest peaks Mt. Everest (8,848m), and different abutting mountains like Mt. Lhotse (8,516m) Mt. Nuptse (7855m), Mt. Ama Dablam and Kwangde. This Nepal short trek package start with a scenic flight to the attractive village of Lukla, the center of the Khumbu region.

You can visit the famous monastery in the town Tengboche monastery which is also the home to the very best Buddhist monastery within the Khumbu region. It is additionally considered also the simplest spot termed as Everest view trek. 

 

Best time for short treks from Kathmandu valley

for the short treks nearby Kathmandu, we can go throughout the year. if we are talking about the best time Autumn and Spring are the best. The following month mid of September to mid-December consider ever best for a short trek in Nepal. The climate conditions are pleasant at this time not so hot and cold and visibility of mountain are crystal clear. another best time is after winter when the sun getting warmer in springtime may trekkers to the Himalayas can again enjoy comfortable climate conditions. Spring is also time for the flowers to bloom both trees and ground and it is also the best time to climb up peaks for the expedition.

Autumn (September-November)

The Autumn season is considered the best trekking season for trekking in Nepal. September, October, and November are fall in this trekking season in Nepal. Trekking this season offers excellent weather and spectacular mountain views. Temperature is normal and making it a good time for any trekking. The sky is generally clear with outstanding views. During the late Autumn, we can face occasionally short storms that may dump considerable snow at high altitudes.

Winter (December-February)

Nepal’s short trek can be done easily in the winter as it goes around 3000m in height. The days are mostly clear in winter and you can enjoy the snowfall. December, January, and February months are cold days in the mountain region. We can do the trekking lower elevation. If you are looking for a short trekking itinerary than, this is a great time to Trek in lower elevations.

Spring (March-May)

The Spring season in Nepal is the second-best time in Nepal for trekking and the best time for mountain climbing. We can get different varieties of wild flora blossoming of the giant rhododendrons above 3000m. Travelers also come for hunting during this season. The perfect warm weather makes higher altitude trekking more comfortable and interesting. It is mildly warm at lower elevations and a quite moderate temperature at higher elevation over 4000m, if you are looking for the best time for short treks in Nepal then don’t miss to visit in Spring.

Summer (June-August)

Summer in Nepal is hot and this is the rainy season also. Starting Junge till the August months are the main rainy season in Nepal and involves monsoon with heavy rainfall. This is not an ideal time for short treks in Nepal. This season is ideal for trekking in the rainshadow area of Nepal and Tibet tour. the region of Upper Mustang, Nar-Phu valley, and Dolpo regions are best for summer trekking.

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Some of the best short trek package from Kathmandu

Chisapani  trek

Chisapani is one of the most visited short treks from Kathmandu valley. The word Chisapani is derived from the two Nepali words ‘chisa’ means clod and ‘pani’ means water. Chisapani is also a small place about an hour from Kathmandu through Sundarijal. It is located at an altitude of 2,215m from sea level. The route goes through the beautiful Shivpuri national park with dense sub-tropical forest. It takes 4-5 hours to hike Chisapani. You will find the incredible view of the high mountains like Mount Langtang, Mount Gugal, Mount Ganesh, Mount Gaurishankar.

It is one of the most enjoyable treks of Kathmandu valley. You will be stunned by the view of the amazing Himalayan ranges. Chisapani is one of the quietest and peaceful places. You can listen to the birds chirping throughout the way. It is also the gateway to LangtangGosainkunda trek and Nagarkot.

Nagarkot and Dhulikhel route

Another best short trek from Kathmandu Nagarkot. Nagarkot is a place which is situated at a distance of 29km from Kathmandu .it is situated at an altitude of 2195m / 7200ft from sea level. You can get the flourishing view of Langtang Himal on the way from Kathmandu to Nagarkot. The trail also goes through the amazing view of Ganesh, and DorjeLakpa ranges. Most people of the Tamang community lived nearby the Nagarkot area. There is a famous place in Nagarkot called Changunarayan. It is a temple that is enlisted by UNSECO on the world’s heritage site.

It takes at least 4-5 hours to reach Nagarkot. You will see the high snow Peak Mountains and countryside experience from this hike. You can also see the panorama of the Himalayas ranging from the Dhaulagiri in the west to Kanchanjunga in the east including Mt Everest. Not only this, but you can also enjoy the incredible view of Mt Everest and can have a very close look with the Binocular. The trek goes through the Newari village called Sakhu where you can observe the Newari tradition.

Enjoy the sunrise view from Nagarkot

Nagarkot is one of the amazing spots near Kathmandu valley. The trekking begins from this place Nagarkot to the next best destination Dhulikhel. It takes almost six hours of walk in the amazing spots. The difficulty level o this trek is moderate so you don’t need to worry much. You will begin your trek from the main way to Nagarkot to Dhulikhel. This short treks from the Kathmandu trail take you through the gorgeous landscapes up and down. You will be surrounded by all the green surroundings. Also, you will have great mountain views as well. The route takes you through places like the local villages. So, here along with the trekking you also get to know about the local lifestyle and local people. You will be so astonished seeing their different lifestyle and dress-ups and their household activities.

Especially if you go during the month of October, you will find people celebrating various festivals. And Nepalese people are best at hospitality, so you will be heartily welcomed at their doors and to be part of such festivals. In addition to that, the terraces and farms of people will make you just smile. The flowers all around, the clean fresh air and water are just going to leave you satisfied. And finishing all these beautiful trails, you will reach Dhulikhel.

Another best part of this trek, you can find the best quality hotels and accommodations during the trek. It will facilitate you with good local food and cozy rooms to rest.

Dhulikhel to Namoboudhha route

This another great option to go for if you want your two days trek in Nepal to be mesmerizing and peaceful. Dhulikhel itself is so beautiful place to be and Namobouddha is the representation of peace and happiness. In these short treks from Kathmandu, you will be able to enjoy various gorgeous natural sceneries and amazing cultural heritage. It is also known as the trek of temples and monasteries. In this trek, you will different temples and monasteries and people enjoying their peace. There are places of religious and historical significance.

Dhulikhel is this small Newari Land. It is also known as the viewpoint of the amazing snow-capped mountains. People usually prefer to enjoy their weekends at this place. And the trek from this amazing place Dhulikhel will take you to the next best destination, Namoboudha. Namoboudha is a place of great significance not just for Buddhists but also for all those people who seek peace in these lives. At this place, you will be able to visit the historical Namoboudhha monastery. And also you will get to the Namoboudhha viewpoint. From this viewpoint, you can see the great mountain views and a part of beautiful Nepal.

Short treks from Kathmandu

 Kathmandu Valley Rim trek

Chisapani Nagarkot trek follows the route of Kathmandu valley.  With the fantastic sight of historical monuments, traditional art and architecture, and lifestyles. Kathmandu valley rim trekking is suitable for those who are looking for a taste of trekking in Nepal. As this trek is exciting and exciting, entertainment is available around the city. Kathmandu Valley Rim trek is a rich culture. Experience along with with with the excellent mountain panoramic views. Kathmandu valley is surrounding by hills and we can see the Mountain view of Langtang and Ganesh Himalayan ranges. We have the best view of  Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Gauri Shankar, Everest mountain range as well as Dorje Lakpa.

We will get stunning picturesque views of the countryside during the Kathmandu valley trek. Snow-covered mountains, and Katmandu city. Most of the world heritages enlisted by UNESCO fall under the Kathmandu Valley trek. the trekking tails mostly follow the rims of the Kathmandu Valley. which offers you stunning views of snowy mountains extending far off into the distance. Tou can enjoy your Chisapani Nagarkot trek with the picturesque daily toil in the fields of its inhabitant.

Kakani trek

Kakani is also one of the most visited tourist destinations around Kathmandu valley. This small hill is lying at an altitude of 2030 meters above sea level. It takes about an hour from central Kathmandu to reach Kakani. Kakani is a place full of culture and tradition. Mainly people of the Tamang and Gurung community are found in Kakani celebrating their ethnicity and Culture. PasangLamu Highway leads the road to Kakani. You can get an outstanding view of the Himalayan trail stretching from Annapurna to Everest through Manaslu, the Best view of Ganesh Himal, Gauri Shankar, DorjeLekpa as well as  Shishampangma. Therefore, the green forests of Kakani are full of Rhododendron on the mountain steep. The best season for visiting Kakani is considered to be winter as the mountains look amazing covered with snow blankets.

Kathmandu valley short trek in NamoBuddha & Champadevi trail

Champadevi hike is one of the famous hiking places around Kathmandu valley. it is a hill with a height of 2278 meters and is also known as the third highest hill of Kathmandu valley. The most exciting thing about hiking to Champadevi is you can watch the paramedic view the world’s highest mountain mt. Everest. You can also see some of the high mountains like Langtang, Ganesh, Dhaulagiri, Gauri Shankar, and Manaslu. The view of the whole Kathmandu valley from the top of Champadevi is majestic. There is also a historic temple, Which name is the Champadevi temple on the side of the hill. It is one of the easy, enjoyable, and most visited trekking destinations around Kathmandu valley.

Another famous place for the Nepal short trek from Kathmandu is NamoBuddha. Namobuddha is staying at Kavre district 3-4 hours to reach Namobuddha from Kathmandu. It is located at an altitude of 1750 meters from sea level. Namobuddha is a place where mostly Tamang people live celebrating their Buddhist culture. Namobuddha is filling with peacefulness and simplicity. The house and temples here are with Buddhist crafts and sculptures. There is a monastery of Namobuddha that has a huge history. It is believed that the king of the Namobuddha was buried on that land who was known for his sacrifice of his life. Space is also quite famous for mediation as the surrounding is quite natural and peaceful.

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Phulchowki trek


Phulchowki is also a famous tourist place for shorts treks in Kathmandu valley.  It is lies at an altitude of 2782 meters from sea level. It takes 2-4 hours to reach Phulchowki from the capital. The word Phulchowki means the hills filled with flowers. Phulchowki is a high hill and also consider the highest point of Kathmandu valley. It is also a beautiful point that provides a splendid view of the high mountains. Phulchowki is the most relaxing place in Kathmandu. There is a botanic garden on Phulchowki consisting of beautiful endangered flowers. People following Hindu religions have different religious beliefs in Phulchowki. Hundreds of pilgrims visit this place for salivation. There is a memorial of Phulchowkimai which is surrounded by the flags of prayers.

Kathmandu short trek in Chandragiri Hills

Chandragiri is also one of the popular short treks in Kathmandu valley. it is a place filled with natural beauty. It is situated at an altitude of 2425 meters from sea level. The route to this place goes through Thankot and Gotham. History says this is a place that late king Prithivi Narayan Shah who unified the whole of Nepal, conquered Kasthamadap. Apart from that Chandragiri provides the best view of electrifying Mt.Everest, Mt.API, and other high snow peak mountains. You can also ride the cable car on Chandragiri. Chandragiri is also a point that provides a splendid view of the Kathmandu valley. There is also a temple on Chandragiri most of the people visit this place where king Prithivi Narayan Shah prayed before unifying Nepal. You will get to be in the middle of the high hills while riding a cable car.

Bethanchowk another short treks from Kathmandu

Bethanchowk is the hidden gem of Nepal. It is lies at an altitude of 3000 meters from sea level. The place is slightly difficult but also a very adoring trek near Kathmandu. It takes 3 hours to reach Bethanchowk from Kathmandu. It is also the highest point of the Mahabharat range which extends from western India. Not only has it provided the best view of Kathmandu valley but also amazing high mountains in all 360 degrees.

Then you will reach the top of the hill, you can see the cloud downward. This Nepal short trek package makes you feel like you are in heaven. The sunrise and sunset of this place are staggering so, you may have to stay for more than a day but it will be worth it. It is a less crowded and peaceful place to trek. You can observe the local lifestyle of the people in that region. On a clear day, you can also see some of the points of Janakpur and Makwanpur. Thus Bethanhowk is also one of the best short treks around Kathmandu valley.

Kalinchowk Trek

Kalinchowk has been recently very famous for Nepalese people.  It is Nepal short trek from Kathmandu valley  and even outsiders love it. During winter people crave to be in Kalinchowk. It seems like this little fairyland. It is such a beautiful and amazing two-day short trek in Nepal to be. The amazing mountain sceneries are just mesmerizing. Furthermore, the green hills, and especially when they with the snow look so adorable. And if you are planning for a short trek, then definitely you must visit Kalinchowk. It’s not so far distance and natural beauty makes this place just mesmerizing and adds attraction.

The highest altitude at Kalinchwok is around 3790 meters. It is just a perfect trek for your two days trek in Nepal. The tremendous panoramic sceneries, various cultural areas, and unexplored areas, and different lifestyles make this place so attractive.  You can enjoy the spectacular views of various mountains like Ganesh Himal trek, Langtang mountain, etc. Furthermore, you can get amazing views of local settlements and sceneries far across the woods. These things make it a perfect destination for your next short trek.

 

Conclusion

Kathmandu valley is a famous place for short trekking package. The green hills and the snow peak high mountain are the main attraction of the country,  Kathmandu valley  Short trek is always a feasible and doable task. The short treks are for the people who don’t get time for adventures. These trekking places are also suitable for a family vacation. Sometimes the physical health of people doesn’t support trekking but trekking short treks help them to refresh themselves. Hiking these places are suitable for people doing seminars, meeting, and visiting Nepal frequently. These treks are also very helpful for beginners.

 

 

 

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