Short Treks From Pokhara
Pokhara is a beautiful lake city with a panorama of high mountains on its northern skyline.The region north of Pokhara is a trekker's paradise and offers many short treks ranging from one day to many days, exactly as many days as you like. A short Pokhara trek will offer you spectacular views of the Annapurna , Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchare, Nilgiri, Manaslu and some other mountains and beautiful hill villages inhabited by friendly people.
These short treks are for busy people who want to have a Himalayan hiking experience during their short holiday. We know many different view points and non touristy routes around Pokhara to take you to. If you tell us about your holiday duration or about the experience you want to have we can suggest you a Pokhara trek that suits you best .These treks are short but NEVER ordinary treks . Some of the short trekking tours we offer from Pokhara are as follows.
One day trek from Pokhara to Sarangkot
It is a hiking through picturesque hill villages to the popular view point at Sarangkot .The terrace farms , the villages and above all the spectacular panoramic view from Sarangkot is simply unforgettable. We hike back to Pokhara the same day.
Two day trek from Pokhara to Dhampus
On the first day we trek from Phedi to Dhampus .The Dhampus village is a famous view point offering gorgeous view of the Annapurnas , Dhaulagiri and other peaks. There are good lodge facilities at Dhammpus to spend the night.The hike back to Pokhara on the second day is also equally enjoyable.This hike can be extended one more day if we return via Sarangkot , instead of Phedi
Three day Pokhara trek to Australian base camp
Trekking via Kande to Australian base camp offers stunning views of the Central himalayas .It is one of the loveliest trek from Pokhara .Everything from the mountains to the villages and terrace farms along the trails of this trek are superbly beautiful. A highly recommended Pokhara trekking .The return hike via Dhampus is also equally enjoyable.
Four day trek from Pokhara to Ghorepani Poon hill
This is one of the most popular Pokhara trekking with us. This trek can be leisurely done five days if you have enough time. But a leisurely five day version of the trekking is also equally good if you have enough time. Starting from the lovely Modi Khola River at Birethanti the trek passes through farming villages and rhododendron forests. There are occasional encounters with the mule caravans carrying supplies to the mountains. The sensational view from Poon hill will be a lifetime treasure for you. In spring Ghorepani offers spectacular rhidodendron flowers as the whole forest here blooms in red flowers.
Four day trekking from Pokhara to Ghandruk via Landruk Village
This trek offers not only exceptional mountain views but also a rewarding cultural experience. Starting from low land farms to hill villages and the trek reaches the traditional Gurung village of Ghandruk at the lap of the Annapurnas. Well kept lodges , friendly people and beautiful landscapes are the highlights. Returning via Thakali settlement at Birethanti, the trekking ends at Nayapul from where we catch our transport to Pokhara.
Five day Ghorepani Ghandruk trekking from Pokhara
This five day long trekking is a combined itinerary of a Ghorepani trek and The Ghandruk trek and offers the best of these two routes. The extraordinary Mountain View from Poon hill near Ghorepani and the superbly beautiful hill village of Ghandruk are two main attractions. A highly recommended short trekking for our clients. This trek can be extended to six days if done rather leisurely.
The Begnas hiking (01-02 days)
Begnas is another beautiful and quiet lake in Pokhara valley . A Pokhara hiking combined with the boating in non touristy Begnas Lake is a highly enjoyed trip. The Begnas region has picturesque hill village and good vantage points, often visited by no tourists. There are a couple of good resorts by the lake. The Begnas region offers excellent hiking opportunities on the surrounding hills .These hikes offer superb mountain views and beautiful hill villages. We carry packed lunch for day time and for the night we can either stay in the l resorts by the lake or return to Pokhara .
For further details on these treks please write to us.
On all the above treks we use mountain lodges for our food and accomodation. Besides there are some fully supported camping treks starting from Pokhara. These treks offer very good mountain views and lots of cultural exposure on walking through unspoilt villages.