13 Best 7 Days Treks in Nepal

Ruby Valley Trek Route

Trekking in Nepal is a famous outdoor activity, and there is no shortage of beautiful trails in Nepal. The best thing is there are brilliant treks which can be done in a week. Walking in Nepal’s lower altitude, soaking in the natural and cultural beauty, is perfect for a family getaway trip.

The 7 days trek is perfect for all age groups with different physical fitness levels. You can visit different Nepal regions, such as Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, and Ganesh Himal.

If you want to explore the tallest mountain in the world in the Everest region and take some challenges that range from easy to moderate, then Pikey Peak Trek, Everest View Trek is the best choice for you. If you want to take on some moderate to difficult, then treks such as Kondge Luxury Trek & Heli Tour fit your expectations.

Also, you can trek in one of the world’s best trekking regions, the Annapurna region. It offers treks such as Mardi Himal Trek, Khopra Ridge Community Trek, Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Muldai View Point Trek with easy to moderate difficulty level.

Likewise, in the Langtang region, you can do Tamang Heritage Trail Trek, Gosaikunda Trek, which has easy and easy to moderate physical difficulty levels. In Ganesh Himal region, you can do Ruby Valley trek with easy to moderate difficulty levels.

All in all, these treks are best for a quick reset from the daily hustle and bustle and let you relax in the laps in the Himalayas. Even if you have little time to spare, you can still enjoy the snowy white-capped mountains, thrilling trails, and Nepal’s cultural and natural beauty in 7 days trek.

Choose the best 13 best Seven days treks, which can be done in a week with your friends and families.

13 Best Seven Days Trek Routes in Nepal

1. Mardi Himal Trek

Trip Facts:

🟑 Maximum Altitude: 4500m/14760ft
🟑 Trekking Region: Annapurna region
🟑 Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate
🟑 Starting Point: Kathmandu
🟑 Ending Point: Kathmandu
🟑 Best Season: March to May and September to November
🟑 Permits: TIMS And Annapurna Conservation Area entry Permit (ACAP)
🟑 Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge

Highlights:

βœ… Enjoy the day at the tourist hub and the beautiful city of Pokhara overlooking lakes and mountains.
βœ… Step on the highest point of the trek at Mardi Himal base camp(4500m/14,760ft).
βœ… Enjoy the warm hospitality, culture, and tradition at Ghandruk.
βœ… Relish the off the beaten path, which allows you to walk on less crowded trails.
βœ… Short, easy, and relaxing trek suitable for all age group.
βœ… Hike to the forested trail to reach High Camp (3,600m/11,810ft).

The Mardi Himal Trek is a great off the beaten path trek in the Annapurna region. It rewards you with a beautiful landscape, culturally rich village, and thick rhododendron forest with the background of tall majestic mountains in just 7 days. The trek leads to the south of Annapurna and Mardi Himal, which offers a direct view of Macchapuchhre and Annapurna I.

The itinerary starts with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Kimche via Pokhara. Ascend to Ghandruk, one of the old Gurung villages of the region. Enjoy the local group’s hospitality and culture and hike to Forest Camp and then to High Camp. On the 5th day, trek to Mardi Himal, the trek’s highest point and witness the beautiful landscape. Finally, descend to Low Camp, Kande, before driving back to Kathmandu via Pokhara to complete the 7 days trek.

Outline Itinerary:

DayActivities
Day 1Drive from Kathmandu (1400m/4592ft) to Pokhara (800m/2625ft), duration: 6-7 Hours (200km)
Day 2Drive from Pokhara to Kimche (1610m/5281ft), duration: 2:30 hrs (55km)
Trek to Ghandruk (1940m/6365ft), duration: 2 hours (3km)
Day 3Trek from Ghandruk to Forest Camp (2600m/8531ft), duration: 6-7 hours (15km)
Day 4Hike from Forest Camp to High Camp (3600m/11810ft), duration: 3-4 hours (8.5km)
Day 5Trek to Mardi Himal Base Camp (4500m/14760ft)
Trek to Low Camp (3050m/10006ft), duration: 7-8 hours (13km)
Day 6Hike from Low Camp to Kande (1706m/5596ft), duration: 3-4 hours (12.5km)
Drive to Pokhara (800m/2625ft), duration: 1-hour (27km)
Day 7Drive from Pokhara (800m/2625ft) to Kathmandu (1400m/4592ft), duration: 6-7 Hours (200km)

2. Khopra Ridge Community Trek from Pokhara

Trip Facts:

🟑 Maximum Altitude: 4500m/14760ft
🟑 Trekking Region: Annapurna region
🟑 Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate
🟑 Starting Point: Pokhara
🟑 Ending Point: Pokhara
🟑 Best Season: March to May and September to November
🟑 Permits: TIMS And Annapurna Conservation Area entry Permit (ACAP)
🟑 Accommodation: Community lodge

Highlights:

βœ… Witness an amazing sunrise over Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna range.
βœ… Enjoy one of Nepal’s best panoramic views.
βœ… Stay in the community-run lodge by the Gurungs and Magars and get to know them closely.
βœ… Walkthrough pastoral villages to Ghorepani and enjoy the hospitality and culture of ethnic communities.
βœ… Explore the sacred Khayer Lake at the foothill of Annapurna South.

Khopra Ride Community Trek is a classic Nepal Trekking that offers a culturally rich village, rural lifestyle, majestic peaks, varied flora and fauna, and diverse landscapes. The 7 days trek offers views of the Himalayas, including Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Hiunchuli, and Fishtail.

The trip starts with a scenic drive to Kimche followed by a trek to Tadapani, Dobato, and Khopra Danda. On the 4th day, trek to Khayer Lake along the off the beaten path in the Annapurna region. It is the most scenic and tranquil lake dominated by beautiful sceneries of rhododendron forest and peaks. The trek then leads to Ghorepani via Swanta village, where you can enjoy the mountain views.

Our trek ends at Hile with a drive back to Pokhara.

Outline Itinerary:

DayActivities
Day 1Drive from Pokhara to Kimche (1610m/5281ft), duration: 2:30 hrs (55km)
Trek to Tadapani (2600m/8530ft), duration: 4-5 hours (10km) trek
Day 2Trek to Dobato (3350m/10990ft), duration: 4–5 hours (6.5km)
Day 3Trek to Khopra Danda (3660m/12006ft), duration: 6–7 hours (11km)
Day 4Rest Day (Trek to Khayer Lake) (4500m/14762ft), duration: 9–10 hours (13km)
Day 5Trek to Swanta Village (2214m/7263ft), duration: 4–5 hours (9.6km)
Day 6Trek to Ghorepani (2874m/9429ft), duration: 4–5 hours (6km)
Day 7Trek to Hile (1480m/4855ft), duration: 5-6 hours (13km)
Drive to Pokhara (800m/2625ft), duration: 2:30 hours (52km)

3. Annapurna Base Camp Trek from Pokhara

Trip Facts:

🟑 Maximum Altitude: 4130m/13550ft
🟑 Trekking Region: Annapurna region
🟑 Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate
🟑 Starting Point: Pokhara
🟑 Ending Point: Pokhara
🟑 Best Season: March to May and September to November
🟑 Permits: TIMS And Annapurna Conservation Area entry Permit (ACAP)
🟑 Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge

Highlights:

βœ… Explore the Gurung communities of Chhomrong and Ghandruk.
βœ… Walk between the majestic peak of Annapurna Base Camp and Machhapuchhre Base Camp.
βœ… Get the close-up view of the majestic Machhapuchhre Himal (fishtail mountain).
βœ… Observe the views of the mountain vista, including Gandarbha Chuli, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Ganga Purna, and Barahi Sikhar.
βœ… Come across Gurung villages and get an insight into their lifestyle.
βœ… Walkthrough the natural wonders of the Annapurna Conservation Area, lush alpine forests of pine, bamboo, and rhododendron, and see rare wildlife.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek from Pokhara is a unique 7 days trek in the Annapurna region that offers you the Himalayas over 7000m and 8000m. Enjoy the stunning view of Annapurna III, Machhapuchhre, Hiunchuli, and Gangapurna from Machhapuchhre Base Camp.

The trip starts with a scenic drive to Kimche from Pokhara, followed by a trek to Ghandruk. The trek leads to the scenic village of Chhomrong. Walkthrough the series of stone staircases in Bamboo followed by a trek to Deurali.

On the 5th day, trek to Annapurna Base Camp via Machhapuchhre Base Camp. On the next day, witness the sunrise from Annapurna Base Camp. Retrace to Bamboo to Matque before driving to Pokhara.

Outline Itinerary:

DayActivities
Day 1Drive from Pokhara to Kimche (1610m/5281ft), duration: 2:30 hrs (55km)
Then trek to Ghandruk (1940m/6365ft), duration:2 hours (3km)
Day 2Trek to Chhomrong (2170m/7119ft), duration: 5-6 hours (10km)
Day 3Trek to Bamboo (2310m/7579ft), duration: 5-6 hours (7km)
Day 4Trek to Deurali (3230m/10597ft), duration: 4-5 hours (8.5km)
Day 5Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m/13550ft) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m/12139ft)
Duration: 4-5 hours (8km)
Day 6Trek to Bamboo (2310m/7579ft), duration: 7–8 hours (16.5km)
Day 7Trek from Bamboo to Matque (1070m/3510ft), duration: 7-8 hours (12km)
Then drive to Pokhara (800m/2625ft), duration: 2:30 hours (58km)

4. Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek

Trip Facts:

🟑 Maximum Altitude: 4130m/13550ft
🟑 Trekking Region: Annapurna region
🟑 Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate
🟑 Starting Point: Pokhara
🟑 Ending Point: Pokhara
🟑 Best Season: March to May and September to November
🟑 Permits: TIMS And Annapurna Conservation Area entry Permit (ACAP)
🟑 Accommodation: Teahouse

Highlights:

βœ… Reaching the highest point of the trek, Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m).
βœ… Exploring the famous popular Gurung villages, Ghandruk and Chhomrong.
βœ… Walkthrough the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) and witness rare flora and fauna.
βœ… Observe the majestic peaks like Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Himchuli Barahi Shikhar, Glacier Dome, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre.
βœ… Enjoy the beautiful city of Pokhara and relax on the lakeside.

Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek is a classic trail to view the 10th highest mountain in the world, Mt Annapurna. The 7 days trek offers a stunning view of Annapurna Massif, trail in the rhododendron forest, and enjoys the beautiful village of Gurung and Magar village.

The trek starts with a scenic drive to Matque via Pokhara from Kathmandu. Trek to Chhomrong, a picturesque village in the region. On the 5th day, stand tall in the Annapurna Base Camp. After enjoying the camp’s beautiful sceneries, descend to Bamboo, Matque followed by a drive to Kathmandu via Pokhara.

Outline Itinerary:

DayActivities
Day 1Drive from Kathmandu (1400m/4592ft) to Pokhara (800m/2625ft), duration: 6-7 hours (200km) Drive
Day 2Drive from Pokhara to Matque (1070m/3510ft), duration: 2:30 hours (58km)
And trek to Chhomrong (2170m/7119ft), duration: 3-4 hours (7km)
Day 3Trek from Chhomrong to Himalaya (2920m/9578ft), duration: 7-8 hours (12km)
Day 4Trek from Himalaya to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m/13550ft), duration: 7-8 hours (12km)
Day 5Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2310m/7579ft), duration: 7–8 hours (16.5km)
Day 6Trek from Bamboo to Matque (1070m/3510ft), duration: 7-8 hours (12km)
And drive to Pokhara (800m/2625ft), duration: 2:30 hours (58km)
Day 7Drive from Pokhara (800m/2625ft) to Kathmandu (1400m/4592ft), duration: 6-7 hours (200km)

5. Annapurna Panorama Trek from Pokhara

Trip Facts:

🟑 Maximum Altitude: 3210m/10529ft
🟑 Trekking Region: Annapurna region
🟑 Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate
🟑 Starting Point: Pokhara
🟑 Ending Point: Pokhara
🟑 Best Season: March to May and September to November
🟑 Permits: TIMS And Annapurna Conservation Area entry Permit (ACAP)
🟑 Accommodation: Teahouse

Highlights:

βœ… Walkthrough the forested routes witnessing diverse flora and fauna.
βœ… Hike to Poon Hill for enthralling sunrise and sunset over the spectacular mountains of Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Dhaulagiri, Macchapuchre, Nilgiri, Lamjung, and more.
βœ… Get to know the Gurung culture, tradition, and lifestyle and visit the Gurung museum.
βœ… Traverse via pine, bamboo, rhododendron, and Juniper forest.
βœ… Observe the lustrous Himalayas in Australian Base Camp and explore a quaint subtropical natural setting.

Annapurna Panorama Trek from Pokhara is an exciting 7 days trek in the Annapurna region that offers views of Annapurna Massif and Macchapuchhre, lush forest, and the local village of Gurung and Magar village.

The trek starts with a short drive from Pokhara to Hile, followed by the trek to Ulleri. The trek takes you to the culturally rich village of Ghorepani. Hike to Poon Hill, the popular viewpoint in the Annapurna region and the highest point in the trek. Descend to Jhinu Danda and relax at the natural hot spring before hiking to Kande via Australian Camp.

The trek ends with a drive to Pokhara. This marks the completion of your exciting 7 days trek.

Outline Itinerary:

DayActivities
Day 1Drive from Pokhara to Hile (1480m/4855ft), duration: 2:30 hours (52km)
Trek to Ulleri (1970m/6463ft), duration: 3-4 hours (4km)
Day 2Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani (2874m/9429ft), duration: 4-5 hours (9km)
Day 3Hike to Poon Hill (3210m/10529ft), and trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani (2600m/8530ft), duration: 5-6 hours (9.5km)
Day 4Trek from Tadapani to Jhinu Danda (1700m/5839ft), duration: 6-7 hours (13km) trek
Day 5Trek from Jhinu Danda to Tolka (1780m/5576ft), duration: 5-6 hours (9km) trek
Day 6Trek from Tolka to Australian Camp (2100m/6560ft), duration: 4-5 hours (7km) trek
Day 7Trek from Australian Camp to Kande (1706m/5596ft), duration: 1 hour (3km)
Drive to Pokhara (800m/2625ft), duration: 1 hour (19km) drive

6. Muldai View Point Trek

Trip Facts:

🟑 Max Elevation: 3637m/11930ft
🟑 Trekking Region: Annapurna region
🟑 Trek Difficulty: Easy
🟑 Starting Point: Kathmandu
🟑 Ending Point: Kathmandu
🟑 Best Season: March to May and September to November
🟑 Permits: TIMS and Annapurna Conservation Area entry Permit (ACAP)
🟑 Accommodation: Teahouse

Highlights:

βœ… Get the outstanding ranges of flora and fauna, Himalayan ecosystem.
βœ… Explore the ethnic groups and local lifestyle, their exquisite art and cultures.
βœ… Witness the sunrise view over the snowcapped peaks from the Muldai viewpoint.
βœ… Enjoy the Annapurna Himalayan panorama, the picturesque views of mountain ranges.
βœ… Walkthrough the less crowded and pristine trekking trails.

Muldai View Point Trek is a new7 days trek in the Annapurna region that offers the panoramic views of the peaks from Muldai View Point in just a week. Enjoy the warm hospitality of the Gurung people in Ghandruk and walk through the lush forest with wide varieties of Himalayan flora and fauna.

The trek starts a drive from Kathmandu to Kimche. Hike to Ghandruk and get to know the local people of the Gurung community. Cross Tadapani, Dobato, reach Muldai Viewpoint for breathtaking views of the snowy white-capped peaks. Trek to Ghorepani and Poon Hill to enjoy the golden sunrise/sunset over the mountains.

Drive to Pokhara and finally to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary:

DayActivities
Day 1Drive from Kathmandu (1400m/4592ft) to Pokhara (800m/2625ft), duration: 6-7 Hours (200km)
Day 2Drive from Pokhara to Kimche (1610m/5281ft), duration: 2:30 hours (55km)
And trek to Ghandruk (1940m/6365ft.), duration: 2 hours (3km)
Day 3Hike from Ghandruk to Tadapani (2600m/8530ft), duration: 3-4 hours (7km)
Day 4Hike from Tadapani to Dobato (3350m/10990ft), duration: 4-5 hours (6.5km)
Day 5Visit Muldai viewpoint (3637m/11930ft) and trek to Ghorepani (2874m/9429ft), duration: 4–5 hours (9km)
Day 6Hike to Poon Hill – Trek from Ghorepani to Hile (1480m/4855ft), duration: 5-6 hours (13km)
Drive to Pokhara (800m/2625ft), duration: 2:30 hours (52km)
Day 7Drive from Pokhara (800m/2625ft) to Kathmandu (1400m/4592ft), duration: 6-7 Hours (200km)

7. Kondge Luxury Trek & Heli Tour

Trip Facts:

🟑 Maximum Altitude: 5000m/16404ft
🟑 Trekking Region: Everest region
🟑 Difficulty Level: Moderate to Difficult
🟑 Starting Point: Kathmandu
🟑 Ending Point: Kathmandu
🟑 Best Season: March to May and September to November
🟑 Permits: Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Permit, and Sagarmatha National Park Permit
🟑 Accommodation: Teahouse/Hotel/Lodge

Highlights:

βœ… Witness the best of the Everest Region in a short time.
βœ… Enjoy the scenic flight to Lukla, which is a lifetime experience.
βœ… Enjoy the close up with Mt. Everest by helicopter.
βœ… Explore the famous Sherpa culture of the Khumbu Region.
βœ… Trek along the Everest Base Camp trail and come across Namche Bazaar, the trading hub of Khumbu.
βœ… Walk to the Everest View Hotel- 5-star hotel at the highest altitude in the world.

Kondge Luxury Trek & Heli Tour is a blend of the luxury trek with a helicopter tour. Relish the beautiful trek for breathtaking views of Everest, Ama Dablam, and Lhotse. The 7 days trek takes you to Kongde, and Farak Ri passes along with lush rhododendron forest, high suspension bridges, and Thame’s beautiful village.

The trip starts with a scenic flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. From Lukla, trek to Phakding, followed by the trading hub of Khumbu region, Namche Bazaar. Cross high suspension bridges and lush forest to Thame. On the 5th day, trek to Kongde along the ridgeline to get the beautiful views of the mountain.

Hike to Farak Ri and take a Heli ride to Lukla. Get the aerial view of the Khumbu region and return to Kathmandu from Lukla.

Outline Itinerary:

DayActivities
Day 1Fly Kathmandu to Lukla (2840m/9318ft), duration: 35 minutes flight
And trek to Phakding (2610m/8563ft), duration: 3-4 hours (8km)
Day 2Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m/11286ft), duration: 5-6 hours (10.5km)
Day 3At Namche Bazaar: Acclimatization Day (3440m/11286ft)
Day 4Trek to Thame (3820m/12539ft), duration: 4-5 hours (8.5km)
Day 5Trek to Kongde (4250m/13940ft), duration: 6-7 hours (10km)
Day 6Hike to Farak Ri (5000m) and Late afternoon Heli flight to Lukla
Day 7Fly Lukla to Kathmandu (1400m/4592ft), duration: 35 minutes flight

8. Pikey Peak Trek

Trip Facts:

🟑 Maximum Altitude: 3640m/11940ft
🟑 Trekking Region: Everest region
🟑 Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate
🟑 Starting Point: Kathmandu
🟑 Ending Point: Kathmandu
🟑 Best Season: March to May and September to November
🟑 Permits: Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Permit, and Sagarmatha National Park Permit
🟑 Accommodation: Teahouse

Highlights:

βœ… Discovering the irreplaceable culture and tradition of the Sherpa people.
βœ… Witness the views of some of the highest peaks in the world, such as Mount Everest, Mount Dhaulagiri, Mount Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, etc.
βœ… Explore different ancient and beautiful monasteries of the region.
βœ… Trek up to the Pikey Peak Base Camp for beautiful sunrise views.

Pikey Peak Trek is a well-known 7 days trek that lets you explore in the Himalayan beauty, Sherpa and Rai village, and alpine landscape. Enjoy the view of Mt Everest and Kanchenjunga and reward yourself with such mesmerizing views.

The trek starts with a ride from Kathmandu to Dhap Bazaar. Climb to Jhapre and explore the breathtaking views of Mt Everest and Numbur Himal. En route to Pikey Peak Base Camp, experience the small village with stone houses and lush rhododendron forest.

The highest point of the trek, Pikey Peak Base, lets you get an amazing view of Mt Everest, Annapurna, Makalu, Lhotse, and Kanchenjunga. Descend to Junbesi and Phaplu and explore Thuptenchoeling Gompa, a Buddhist monastery founded in the 1960s, on the way. The trek ends with a drive back to Kathmandu from Phaplu.

Outline Itinerary:

DayActivities
Day 1Transfer via vehicle from Kathmandu to Dhap Bazaar (2850m/9350ft), duration: 6-7 hours (250km)
Day 2Hike from Dhap Bazaar to Jhapre (2815m/9243ft), duration: 5-6 hours (13km)
Day 3Ascend from Jhapre to Pikey Peak Base Camp (3640m/11940ft), duration: 5-6 hours (15km)
Day 4Descend from Pikey Peak Base Camp to Junbesi (2680m/8790ft), duration: 7-8 hours (22km)
Day 5Wander Thuptenchoeling Gompa (2920m/9676ft), duration: 4-5 hours (9km)
Day 6Hike to Phaplu (2380m/7806ft), duration: 4-5 hours (11km)
Day 7Transfer from Phaplu to Kathmandu (1400m/4592ft), duration: 8-9 hours (270km)

9. Everest View Trek

Trip Facts:

🟑 Maximum Altitude: 3880m/12664ft
🟑 Trekking Region: Everest region
🟑 Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate
🟑 Starting Point: Kathmandu
🟑 Ending Point: Kathmandu
🟑 Best Season: March to May and September to November
🟑 Permits: Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Permit, and Sagarmatha National Park Permit
🟑 Accommodation: Teahouse

Highlights:

βœ… Enjoy the close-up view of Mt. Everest in a short time.
βœ… Hike into the pristine land of the Everest region.
βœ… Enjoy your time with the local Sherpa people of the region.
βœ… Stay at the Everest View Hotel- a 5-star hotel at the highest altitude in the world.
βœ… Get to know the Sherpa villages of Khunde, Khumjung, and Sansa.
βœ… Enjoy the thrilling Lukla flight, one of the most scenic and enthralling flights.
βœ… Wander around the Namche Bazar- the business hub on the lap of Mt. Everest.

Everest View Trek is an elegant 7 days trek in the Everest region that offers the view of Mt Everest, the tallest mountain in the world. Explore the diverse landscape, rhododendron forest, Sherpa culture, national park, and monasteries along the trail. Enjoy the breathtaking views of Pumori, Kongde, Ama Dablam Thamserku, Nuptse, and Lhotse.

The trek starts with a scenic flight to Lukla from Kathmandu, followed by a quick hike to Phakding. Trek to Namche Bazaar, the trading and central hub in the Khumbu region. You can enjoy the pubs, restaurants, stores for purchases. Cross suspension bridges, glacial river to reach Tengboche.

Explore the biggest monastery of Tengboche and learn about the culture and tradition of the Buddhists. Retrace to Namche and Lukla before taking a flight back to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary:

DayActivities
Day 1Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2840m/9318ft), duration: 35 minutes flight
And trek to Phakding (2610m/8563ft), duration: 3-4 hours (8km)
Day 2Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m/11286ft), duration: 5-6 hours (10.5km)
Day 3At Namche Bazaar: Acclimatization Day (3440m/11286ft)
Day 4Trek to Tengboche (3860m/12664ft), duration: 5-6 hours (10km)
Day 5Trek to Namche (3440m/11286ft), duration: 4-5 hours (10km)
Day 6Trek to Lukla (2840m/9318ft), duration: 6-7 hours (18.5km)
Day 7Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (1400m/4592ft), duration: 35 minutes flight

10. Tamang Heritage Trail Trek

Trip facts:

🟑 Max Elevation: 2400m/7872ft
🟑 Trekking Region: Langtang region
🟑 Trek Difficulty: Easy
🟑 Starting Point: Kathmandu
🟑 Ending Point: Kathmandu
🟑 Best Season: January to May and September to December
🟑 Permits: TIMS and Langtang National Park Permit
🟑 Accommodation: Homestay

Highlights:

βœ… Enjoy the nearest trekking route from Kathmandu.
βœ… Explore the unique culture, mountain scenes, and landscape in Tamang Heritage.
βœ… Encounter the home of the rare red panda, different wildlife and varied vegetation, hot spring.
βœ… Observe the Tamang ethnic group, culture, dress, traditionally built stone houses, and carved wooden roof.
βœ… Witness the majestic viewpoint such as Mt. Ganesh Himal, Langtang, and so on.

Tamang Heritage Trail Trek is a beautiful 7 days trek to explore the rich Tamang culture of Nepal. Walkthrough the Tamang village and understand their daily lifestyle. Explore the Buddhist monasteries amidst the Langtang range and Ganesh Himal.

The trek begins with a scenic drive to Syabrubesi from Kathmandu. Trek to Gatlang, a Tamang village filled with stone houses. Hike to Thangbuchet river overlooking the stunning views of the mountain. From Tatopani, hike to Thuman, passing the lush green forest. Reach Briddim, a village in the foothills of Langtang Himal that follows Tibetan Buddhism in their culture and tradition.

Finally, retrace to Syabrubesi before driving to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary:

DayActivities
Day 1Drive from Kathmandu (1400m/4592ft) To Syabrubesi (1500m/4920ft), duration: 6-7 hours (122km)
Day 2Trek to Gatlang (2238m/7341ft), duration: 5-6 hours
Day 3Trek to Tatopani (2380m/7807ft), duration: 6-7 hours
Day 4Trek to Thuman (2400m/7872ft), duration: 5-6 hours
Day 5Trek to Briddim (2345m/7692ft), duration: 5-6 hours
Day 6Trek to Syabrubesi (1500m/4920ft), duration: 4-5 hours
Day 7Drive from Syabrubesi (1500m/4920ft) to Kathmandu (1400m/4592ft), duration: 6-7 hours (122km)

11. Gosaikunda Trek

Trip facts:

🟑 Max Elevation: 4460m/14629ft
🟑 Trekking Region: Langtang region
🟑 Trek Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
🟑 Starting Point: Kathmandu
🟑 Ending Point: Kathmandu
🟑 Best Season: March to May and September to November
🟑 Permits: TIMS and Langtang National Park Permit
🟑 Accommodation: Teahouse

Highlights:

βœ… Enjoy the stunning views of Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal.
βœ… Explore the sunrise views at Gosainkunda Lake, the very creation of mother nature.
βœ… Visit the ancient Buddhist monastery in Kyanjing Gompa.
βœ… Explore the traditional cheese factory at Langtang.
βœ… Witness the pilgrimage site for Hindus, Gosainkunda Kunda Lake.

Gosaikunda Trek is an amazing 7 days trek in the Langtang region of Nepal which offers the admiring views of the mountains. Gosaikunda Lake is a holy lake which is considered as the home of Lord Shiva. Enjoy the views of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu Range, and Langtang Lirung along with rhododendron forest and suspension bridges.

The trek starts with a drive to Dhunche from Kathmandu. Walk in the easy trail until Thulo Syabru. On the following day, hike to a Tamang village of Sing Gompa. Reach Gosaikunda on the 4th day where you can enjoy the tranquil lake in the highest altitude of the trek. Descend to Dhunche via Sing Gompa before driving to Kathmandu to mark the completion of your trek.

Outline Itinerary:

DayActivities
Day 1Drive from Kathmandu (1400m/4592ft) to Dhunche (2030m/6659ft), duration: 6-7 hours (115km) drive
Day 2Trek to Thulo Syabru (2230m/7315ft), duration: 3-4 hours trek
Day 3Trek to Sing Gompa (3330m/10923ft), duration: 4-5 hours trek
Day 4Trek to Gosaikunda (4460m/14629ft) Holy Lake, duration: 5-6 hours trek
Day 5Trek to Sing Gompa (3330m/10923ft), duration: 4-5 hours trek
Day 6Trek to Dhunche (1900m/6232ft), duration: 3-4 hours trek
Day 7Drive from Dhunche (1900m/6232ft) to Kathmandu (1400m/4592ft), duration: 5-6 hours (115km) drive

12. Ruby Valley Trek

Trip facts:

🟑 Max Elevation: 3842m/12602ft
🟑 Trekking region: Ganesh Himal region
🟑 Trek Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
🟑 Starting Point: Kathmandu
🟑 Ending Point: Kathmandu
🟑 Best Season: March to May and September to November
🟑 Permits: TIMS and Langtang National Park Permit
🟑 Accommodation: Homestay/Local Lodge

Highlights:

βœ… Observe the panorama of the enormous range of Ganesh, Manaslu, Langtang to Annapurna range.
βœ… Get the view around Ganesh Himal on the less crowded trail by the main flow of trekkers.
βœ… Traverse into the wilderness of high snow-capped foothills within unspoiled surroundings.
βœ… Enjoy the off the beaten path around scenic Ganesh Himal.
βœ… Discover the hidden area of Ganesh Himal with scenic views from high Pangsang Pass.

Ruby Valley Trek is a unique trek in the Ganesh Himal region. The trail walks through lush rhododendron forest overlooking the peaks of Langtang, Ganesh Himal and Manaslu in just 7 days. Visit the Parvati Kund, a sacred lake where a thousand pilgrims visit at Janai Purnima.

The trek starts with a drive to Syabrubesi from Kathmandu, followed by a trek to Gatlang, a Tamang village. Hike to Parvati Kund, which is a fresh lake amidst the mountains. Walkthrough the lush rhododendron forest to Somdang. Cross Pangsang Pass, the highest point of the trek. Descend to Gurung and Tamang village of Chalis Gaun and Darkha Gaun before driving to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary:

DayActivities
Day 1Drive from Kathmandu (1400m/4592ft) to Syabrubesi (1500m/4920ft), duration: 6-7 hours (122km)
Day 2Trek to Gatlang (2238m/7341ft), duration: 5-6 hours trek
Day 3Trek to Somdang (3271m/10729ft) via Parvati Kund, duration: 6-7 hours
Day 4Trek to Tipling (2078m/6816ft) via Pangsang Pass (3842m/12602ft), duration: 6-7 hours
Day 5Trek to Chalis Gaun (1800m/5904ft), duration: 3-4 hours
Day 6Trek to Darkha Gaun (850m/2788ft), duration: 6-7 hours
Day 7Drive from Darkha Gaun (850m/2788ft) to Kathmandu (1400m/4592ft), duration: 6-7 hours

13. Ghale Gaun Homestay Trekking

Trip Facts:

🟑 Max Elevation: Ghale Gaun (2029m/6656ft)
🟑 Trekking Region: Annapurna region
🟑 Trek Difficulty: Easy
🟑 Starting Point: Kathmandu
🟑 Ending Point: Kathmandu
🟑 Best Season: March to May and September to November
🟑 Permits: TIMS and ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area entry Permit)
🟑 Accommodation: Homestay

Highlights:

βœ… Enjoy the homestay trek that begins from the entry point of the Annapurna Circuit trail from Khudi.
βœ… Explore the beautiful village gifted with attractive Himalayas landscape, people culture, and practices.
βœ… Get to know the stories from Gurkha soldiers, conserving village tourism, and practicing community hospitality.
βœ… Explore the Gurung ethnic group’s traditional customs and rituals.
βœ… Witness the stunning view of the majestic western Himalayas, including Fishtail, Annapurna.

Ghale Gaun Homestay Trekking is a beautiful hike to the village settled in the lap of mountains. Explore the culturally rich local group and enjoy hospitality at a homestay accommodation. The 7 days trek offers views of Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna IV, Annapurna South, Fishtail Peak, and Manaslu.

The trip starts with a drive from Kathmandu to Khudi via Besisahar. The trail takes you to Ghale Gaun, where you can explore the old Gurung village. Descend to Baglungpani, followed by a ridgeline trail to Laxmi Bazar. Continue to Begnas Lake before driving to Kathmandu via Pokhara.

Outline Itinerary:

DayActivities
Day 1Drive from Kathmandu (1400m/4592ft) to Besisahar (760m/2493ft) to Khudi (790m/2592ft), duration: 6-7 hours (200km)
Day 2Trek from Khudi to Ghale Gaun (2029m/6656ft), duration: 5-6 hours
Day 3Exploration day at Ghale Gaun
Day 4Trek from Ghale Gaun to Baglungpani (1595m/5232ft), duration: 5-6 hours
Day 5Trek from Baglungpani to Laxmi Bazar (590m/1936ft), duration: 5-6 hours
Day 6Trek from Laxmi Bazar to Begnas Lake, duration: 3-4 hours and drive to Pokhara (800m/2625ft), duration: 1 hour
Day 7Drive from Pokhara (800m/2625ft) to Kathmandu (1400m/4592ft), duration: 6-7 hours (200km)

Best Season for 7 Days Trek

The best season for trekking in Nepal is in spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November), where people from all around the world join the trekking trail.

Season in Nepal

Spring Season (March to May)

The spring season is the best time for trekking in Nepal, which offers varied wild flora and fauna and a suitable climate with moderate temperature. The trekking above 3000m is easy and amazing as the landscape views, and the peaks are clear. You can enjoy Buddha Jayanti, which is the birthday of Lord Buddha, by visiting the monastery.

The weather is clear, which allows better views of the mountains. The daytime temperature can reach up to 20 degrees Celsius while the night times are colder.

Autumn (September to November)

The autumn is another best time for trekking in Nepal. The season marks the end of the monsoon season. The daytime hovers at 15 degree Celsius and night time rarely dip below zero in the lower altitude. The weather becomes clearer after rain; thus, the sceneries are breathtaking to witness. The major festival of Nepalese, Dashain, and Tihar, falls in this season where you can celebrate and enjoy it.

Monsoon Season (June to August)

The monsoon season is filled with heavy rainfall, where the trails are muddy and filled with leeches. The visibility of the peaks and the surrounding can be low due to thick clouds in the sky. The mountain flights can be delayed or canceled in this season. The temperature in the day is above 20 degrees Celsius and night times are cooler. But, the season is best for botanists and nature lovers who can explore the plants blooming along the trails and relish the landscape after the rain clears.

You can also enjoy Janai Purnima, and Yartung festival fall this season to explore cultural practices.

Winter season (December to February)

The trails along the lower hills can be enjoyed along with the mesmerizing views of the surroundings, but it can get extremely cold at the higher altitude. Just remember, the temperatures go down to a teeth-chattering 1Β°C in the day and below -10Β°C at night all over Nepal.

The trekking routes are less crowded for you to enjoy the trek in this season. You can also enjoy the Tibetan festivals such as Loshar at the end of February.

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Naba Raj Amgai

Naba Raj Amgai, stepped into the world of travel and tourism in 1996.

Beginning his journey in the tourism industry as a humble Porter Guide to founding hospitality establishments and an adventure travel company, he has come a long way.

In a career spanning more than two decades he has achieved more than anybody dreams of achieving. Along with his professional achievements, his selfless contribution towards his community and society has won him a lot of accolades and praises.

Having dedicated more than two decades in the tourism and hospitality sector, he has amassed a wealth of experience.

After passing high school, he began helping out some trekking guides and was soon recruited as a porter guide at a reputed trekking agency. Within a short period of time he was individually guiding clients across the well-known trails of the Himalayas.

He went on to lead tour groups on multi-country tours to Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan and India. Being a part of mountain climbing expeditions familiarised him with expedition logistics and operations. Later on he went to become the Executive Director and took over the reins of Operations, Sales and Marketing departments. Spending several years in the tourism field has made Naba Raj Amgai a destination expert.

Travelling is his passion and he has been to many countries across the world – USA, Canada, Australia, Japan, Holland, Germany, Austria and many parts of Asia.

His journeys to different parts of the world have enriched his travel experience and knowledge. This experience has been instrumental in planning and organising successful trips for several clients.

As of today many reputed trekking agencies, hotels and restaurants are under his leadership. A dynamic and proactive leader, he continues to inspire and motivate people from all walks of life.

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