Nepal is one of the best destinations for trekking offering diverse and beautiful landscapes. The northern part of Nepal is dominated by snow-capped high mountains, followed by hills covered with lush forests and the flat terrain of Tarai. Most of the famous trekking trails in Nepal lead to the Himalayas of Northern region. Most of the trek demands physical fitness and take many days to pursue the treks. However, there are alternative short and easy treks as well. It is ideal for those people who don't have much time to pursue the long treks and are not physically fit. You can enjoy them and experience the beauty of Nepal and Himalayas without investing much of your time and effort.
Normally, short treks can be completed in less than 5 days and are considered only moderately difficult. You don't have to cross the safe altitude mark in most of the short trek. They are panorama view treks that take you to some spectacular viewpoints to let you enjoy the view of the amazing landscapes and the panorama of the mountain ranges. Anyone with average strength and fitness can go for this trek. These type of short and eas trips are trending in Nepal lately, as they don't consume much time. People who are in Nepal for some other purposes can still afford a few days to go for short treks. You can enjoy the heavenly mountains without having to face the harsh climate and temperature of the Himalayas. It is also feasible for those who don't want to give up on their luxury completely as in the short treks there are relatively more luxury and services than in remote Himalayan area.
Some of the popular short treks in Nepal are Dhampus-Sarangkot Trek and Chisapani-Nagarkot trek. Dhampus-Sarangkot tres is around Pokhara valley were as Chisapani Nagarkot trek is around Kathmandu valley. They both let you explore the beautiful landscapes, forest valleys and the villages around Kathmandu and Pokhara. Chisapani Nagarkot trek, lets you explore the Shivapuri National Park at its best. You will get the amazing view of the mountain ranges such as Everest, Ganesh, Makalu etc from Nagarkot Viewpoint. Similarly, Dhampus Sarangkot trek takes you to one of the most popular viewpoints around Pokhara, Sarangkot. You can get the view of the Annapurna range and Dhawalagiri range from there. These tours are also an opportunity to explore the culture, tradition and lifestyle of the people residing in that area.