Here we are going to define 6 best short treks from Pokhara. Pokhara is the most beautiful valley of Nepal occupying 464.2 square km of total land and it offers lots of short and easy trek. It is the cleanest and well-developed tourism area in the country-Nepal. This is the capital of Gandaki Pradesh and the headquarter of the Kaski district.
Pokhara is an amazing city commonly known as the Tourism capital of Nepal. Because of Wonderful places, lakes, waterfalls, moderate climatic conditions, panoramic views of delightful mountain ranges, richest biodiversity, peaceful and cleanest environment, It has become a wonderful point of attraction among all people.
Best Short and easiest Trek From Pokhara are:-
Ghorepani Poon Hill trek
Ghorepani Poon hill is the best destination for experiencing mindblowing views of Himalayan ranges from an elevation of 2750 meters. The village, Ghorepani is a popular place in Nepal as a trekking trail. Also, it lies on the route of Ghorepani poonhill trekking. Because of The natural beauty, views of sunrise, sunset panoramic views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, Tukuche, Dhampus, Nilgiri, Annapurna South, Barah Sikhar, Machhapuchhre ranges, hospitality of local people, cultural and traditional variation, you can have full entertainment during Ghorepani poon hill trek.
Ghorepani poon Hill Trek needs 2 Night 3 Days
Day 1 Pokhara to hille via Nayapul
Day 2 Hille to Ghorepani
Day 3 Ghorepani to Poonhill back to Ghorepani and back to Urlleri and drive back to Pokhara by jeep
Dampus trek is the best and also easiest trek around Pokhara. The destination of Dampus trek is Dampus village which offers Australian base camp. Also, delightful views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Machhapuchhre ranges, sunrise views from Sarankot, cultural diversity, lifestyle and hospitality of Gurung People makes the trek wonderful.
Dhampus Trek takes 2 Night 3 days
Day 01 Pokhara to Dhampus via Astam village
Day 02 Dhampus to Australian camp
Day 03 Australian camp to Pokhara
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Peace Pagoda stupa Trek
Peace Pagoda stupa is commonly known as Pokhara Shanti stupa is another attraction of Pokhara. It is a Buddhist monument in Pagoda style and famous as a tourism site. The stupa lies in the height of 1100 meters on the Anadu Hill as a part of Pokhara city. Because of The peaceful environment, panoramic views of Annapurna range, sunrise, and sunset from the hilltop, Pokhara city, and Fewa lake, we can have amazing views that one should not miss after being in Pokhara.
Peace pagoda Stupa is a (short Day trek) 3 hours trek
Trip plan lakeside – boating in Phewa – trek to Peace pagoda – back to boat sport and boating back to the lakeside
Panchase Hill Trek is a short trek on which you will have panaromic views such as Mountainous ranges of Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Lamjung and Manaslu. You can experience a peaceful environment in large Gurung village along with Rhododendron forest, floral and faunal diversity as well as multi-ethnic people living challenging life. Since, Panchase trek is an easy trial, people of normal physical fitness can trek on this route.
Panchase Trek is 3 days trek
Route:- Day 1- Pokhara Lakeside – Pumdi
Day 2- Pumdi – Panchase
Day 3 – Panchase – Kande and back to Pokhara.
Ghandruk is the dreamland of most of the internal and external tourists of Nepal. The beautiful village, Ghandruk lies in the 32km northwest to Pokhara. The hospitality of Ghandruk VDC, wonderful views such as Mount Annapurna, Mount Machhapuchhare, Mount Himchuli and many more ranges are the major attraction of the place Ghandruk. The Trek towards Ghandruk is also a gateway to Poonhill Trek.
Ghanduruk Trek is of 1 night and 2 days
Day 01:- Lake Side to Ghanduruk via Nayapul
Day 02:- Ghaduruk to Nayapul and drive back to pokhara
Sikles trek is the best trek around northern Pokhara. The destination of Sikles trek is Sikle village which is one of the most beautiful village at an elevation of 3000m. Since, the village Sikle is far from city area, clean and fresh environment is its identity. Because of the richest diversity of plants and animals, settlements of Gurkhas, colorful rhododendron forest, panaromic views of Annapurna, Manaslu, Machapuchre and Lamjung, it becomes a point of attraction. So, we can fully entertain during the Sikles trek as it is simplest trial.
Route:- 20 min drive from Pokhara to Hemja, Hemja to Sikles and back to pokhara
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