Best Short Treks from Pokhara 2024

26 Jan, 2018  |   By Trekking Trail Nepal

Short ABC Trek, Short Mohare Danda Trek, Poon Hill Trek, Dhampus-Sarangkot Trek, Mardi Himal Trek are the most popular Short Treks start and end in Pokhara. If you want to enjoy the scenic, easy and short staying close to the Pokhara City. Then there is the number of choices for the treks around Pokhara Valley. 

Pokhara is the biggest city near the entry point of Annapurna Conservation area, the biggest protected area of Nepal which covers 6000 square Kms. Not limited to this, Annapurna Trekking Area offers more than 60 doable long and short Trekking Trail which goes up to 5416m, ranging from short and easy, moderate and long as well long. Wild treks, Desert, Restricted area trek, community trekking, village and home stay trekking, new trekking trail, off the beaten trail and with many more varieties. 

short trek from pokhara

Pokhara Valley is best known for its natural beauty and calm. Pokhara city is the paradise of Nature and Tourist hub for trekkers, Adventure lovers, and roamers. After you reach Pokhara Himalayas views make you hunger to reach close to these mighty Himalayas. Picturesque Mighty Mountains, peaceful and calm lakes, Evergreen forest on the hills, Peaceful countryside villages and remote lifestyle make Pokhara as the hot cake for Short and easy trekking. As a result Trekking Trail Nepal comes with A Blog of Best and Short Treks Around Pokhara.

Pokhara Paradise for Short Treks and Trekkersshort treks from pokhara

Green Valley Hills around  Pokhara offers trekking ranging from one day hike, two treks, 3 to 6 days short treks from Pokhara even with yoga and meditation.  Some of the popular easy treks around Pokhara are Short Poon Hill Trek, Short ABC Trekking, Short Mohare Hill Trek, Dhampus Sarangkot Trek,  Pokhara Hill Circuit Trek. All these short and easy trek start and end in Pokhara mostly with different trekking trail, which offers amazing views of the Himalayas, Nature with cultural experiences.

Valley of Pokhara is surrounded by 3 Himalayas Ranges, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Manaslu. As the result, Pokhara is the best place to start and end long as well short trekking in Nepal with the Himalayas.  You will get irresistible Himalayas view, cuddle of nature and peace, unique culture and traditions that touch your heart. No matter which direction you trek with long or Short trekking from Pokhara.

As a result of Most of the long or short trek start and end in Pokhara for Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan ranges. All these long as well short treks start or end in Pokhara come with Homestay, Teahouse or Community lodge accommodation. 
These easy and short treks from Pokhara are best options for anyone who has the short time period for trekking in Nepal. In addition, these short treks will make your dream come true to experience the Himalayas trekking in Nepal with peace, Nature, and Culture.

Routes to getting Pokhara

From Kathmandu, you can catch the Tourist coach, that leaves every day from Kantipath in the morning at 7 O’clock. Standard Tourist Bus cost US$ 7 per person. Bunch of Public transportation also available during the daytime from central Bus Terminal and around of Gongobu. This private transportation will cost around 4 - 5 US $. Consequently, public taxi and vans also offer the transportation to Pokhara on your request.

pokhara airport for short treks

You can choose the flight option to Pokhara too. Many Domestics Airlines like Buddha Air, Yeti Air, Simrik Air and Shree Airlines operate their flight to and from Pokhara. The flight will leave from the Domestic Terminal of Tribhuvan International Airport and reach Pokhara within 35 minutes.  Similarly, in Chitwan and Lumbini, there is 1 flight every day to Pokhara. While Tourist coach leaves around 7 from tourist bus station and public transportation can get till evening.

As Pokhara offers various short trekking ranging from One-day hikes to weeks-long treks. Trekking Trail Nepal suggests you some popular Best Short Treks from Pokhara with Trekking facts and figures.

Short ABC Trekking

short abc trekking 

Duration: 5 Days
Destination: Annapurna Base Camp
Permit Needed: TIMS and ACAP Permit
Major Attraction: Hot Spring, Choommrong, and Annapurna Base Camp
Maximum Elevation: 4130 m ABC
Trek Start / End Point: Sewi

Lespar Mohare Danda Trek

 mohare danda trekking

Duration: 4 Days
Destination: Mohare Danda ( Hill )
Permit Needed: TIMS and ACAP Permit
Major Attraction: Lespar Village, Mohare Danda, Poon Hill, Ghorepani, Nagi Village and Community Lodge.
Maximum Elevation: 3300 m Mohare Danda
Trek Start / End Point: Nayapul or Pati Khola/Nayapul

Short Poon Hill Trek

ghorepani poon hill trekking

Duration: 4 Days
Destination: Poon Hill and Ghandrung
Permit Needed: TIMS and ACAP Permit
Major Attraction: Poon Hill, Ghorepani and Ghandrung Village, Himalayas views from Poon Hill and Tadapani, Completely different trekking trail.
Maximum Elevation: 3210 m
Trek Start / End Point: Nayapul

Short Mardi Himal Trek

 mardi himal trekking guest

Duration: 6 Days
Destination: Mardi Himal View Point
Permit Needed: TIMS and ACAP Permit
Major Attraction: Close view of Fishtail and Mardi Himal with many Himalayas peaks, virgin trekking trail, dense forest, Shiding Village and rural lifestyle, Completely different trekking trail.
Maximum Elevation: 4500 m
Trek Start / End Point: Kande / Phedi

Dhampus Sarangkot Trekking

 dhampus sarangkot trek

Duration: 3 Days
Destination: Dhampus and Sarangkot
Permit Needed: TIMS and ACAP Permit
Major Attraction: Dhampus Village, Australian Camp and Sarangkot viewpoint with village lifestyle
Maximum Elevation: 2160 m.
Trek Start / End Point: Phedi / Lake Side or Binda Basini Temple.

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