Nepal, the Himalayan country is world-renowned for some of the most amazing trekking destinations across the globe. When it comes to Himalayan adventures there might be hardly any location in the world that can beat the tranquil trekking path, diverse landscapes from lush forest to Himalayan pastures and moraines, exploration of the endangered Himalayan flora and fauna, and opportunity to immerse in the unique culture and traditions of the charming high altitude settlements.
As most of the Himalayan adventures are 1 to 2 weeks long, it might not be feasible for everyone to separate so many days from their vacation. However, the Himalayan country doesn’t disappoint anyone when it comes to offering the best value experience and most exhilarating adventures.
If you don’t have enough time on your hands but still want to explore the ambiance of the Himalayan region close to the foothills of the magnificent snow-clad figurines, there are also plenty of short variants of Himalayan adventures you can pick from.
We here at Nepal Eco Adventure have some of the most iconic and delightful short trekking adventures so you can get the opportunity to relish the true beauty of the Himalayan region in a short time frame. All of our trekking adventures are fully guided expeditions led by exceptional professionals with a significant number of relevant experience in the field, we take care of every minor detail and arrangement so can just enjoy and explore.
List of 5 Days Trek in Nepal
There are several short trekking options available in Nepal, but for the best value experience in a limited time experience, we have hand-picked some of the most exquisite destinations for an exhilarating and gratifying Himalayan trekking experience.
5 Days Mardi Himal Trek
Kick-starting the list of one of the most popular destinations for the 5 days treks in Nepal, the 5 Days Mardi Himal Trek takes the first spot. This trekking destination in the Annapurna region has gained massive popularity in recent years due to its unprecedented beauty, culturally immersive trekking route, exploration of the diverse flora and fauna of the Annapurna Conservation Area, and as the mixed adventure that also merges with the trekking trails of the popular Annapurna Circuit Trek.
General Outline of 5 Days Mardi Himal Trek
In this one of the most popular 5 days treks in Nepal, you can expect the following itinerary plan.
Day 1: Driving to Kade and trekking upto Forest Camp (2,554 meters)
Day 2: Trekking from Forest Camp to High Camp (3,980 meters)
Day 3: High Camp to Mardi Himal Base Camp (4,350 meters)
Day 4: Descending down from Mardi Himal Base Camp to Dhampus (1,650 meters)
Day 5: Dhampus to Phedi (1,130 meters) trek and drive back to Pokhara
5 Days Langtang Valley Trek
If you are visiting Nepal and want to explore the scenic beauty of the Himalayan region, you might not want to miss the exploration of Langtang Valley in your 5 days treks in Nepal. 5 Days Langtang Valley Trek ranks third in the most popular trekking route in Nepal, just behind the two mainstream trekking routes Everest Base Camp Trek and Annapurna Circuit Trek.
One of the closest trekking routes from Kathmandu, this beautiful Himalayan adventure takes you on the exploration of the first-ever Himalayan national park in the country, Langtang National Park (est. 1976). The astonishing trekking trails, breathtaking views of the northern prospects of the Himalayas, the opportunity to explore the beautiful Tamang culture and traditions, and low-elevation points make the adventure in this ‘valley of glaciers’ make it one of the most beloved trekking routes in Nepal.
General Outline of 5 Days Langtang Valley Trek
You can expect the following itinerary in this popular 5 days treks in Nepal.
Day 1: Driving to Syabrubesi (1,450 meters) and trek to Rimche (2,450 meters)
Day 2: Trekking from Rimche to Langtang Village (3,540 meters)
Day 3: Trek from Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa (3,900 meters)
Day 4: Early morning hike to Kyanjin Ri (4,300 meters) and back to Kyanjin Gompa then to Rimche
Day 5: Trek down to Syabrubesi from Rimche and driving back to Kathmandu
5 Days Ghorepani-Poonhill Trek
Ghorepani- Poonhill trekking is another popular 5 days treks in Nepal that explores the magnificence of the alluring Annapurna region. The short and easy trekking route of this beautiful expedition is the most suitable introductory trekking adventure to the Himalayas.
The rich culture and traditions, the charming beauty of the Annapurna region, the most easy- mode trekking adventure of the Himalayas, and its close vicinity with the tourist hub of Nepal, Pokhara, make the 5 Days Ghorepani-Poonhill Trek the most feasible adventure for beginners.
General Outline 5 Days Ghorepani-Poonhill Trek
Here is the general outline of this beloved 5 days treks in Nepal that you can expect during your exploration.
Day 1: Driving to Pokhara (820 meters) from Kathmandu (1,400 meters)
Day 2: Pokhara to Nayapul (1,070 meters) drive and trek to Hile
Day 3: Trekking to Ghorepani (2,874 meters) from Hile
Day 4: Ghorepani to Poonhill (3,210 meters) trek and trekking back to Nayapul then drive to Pokhara
Day 5: Drive back to Kathmandu
5 Days Everest View Trek
If you are not able to manage time for one of the most iconic trekking adventures in the world that leads to the base of the highest snow-clad mountain in the world, 5 Days Everest View Trek is the closest alternative to that adventure. This short expedition dives into the exploration of the Khumbu Valley, although you don’t trek to high-elevation points, you will conclude the expedition with phenomenal views of Everest and other adjacent peaks from the vantage point of Namche Bazaar.
As one of the most exhilarating and amazing 5 days treks in Nepal, in this beautiful expedition, you will explore the most popular trekking route that leads to the highest base camp in the world, Everest Base Camp at an elevation of 5,364 meters (17,598 feet).
Even though you won’t go all the way to the base camp, the amazing ambiance of the major highlights in this mainstream trekking route will certainly leave you astonished.
General Outline of 5 Days Everest View Trek
The general trekking outline of the 5 Days Everest View Trek follows the following itinerary plan.
Day 1: Scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,800 meters) and trekking to Phakding (2,610 meters)
Day 2: Trekking from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,445 meters)
Day 3: Early morning hike to Khumjung, Everest View Hotel and back to Namche
Day 4: Trekking down for Namche Bazaar to Lukla
Day 5: Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla
5 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek
If you want to partake in another base camp adventure, the mainstream trekking route of the Annapurna region, 5 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek can be also done within 5 days. Although the general two-week trekking adventure does an elaborate highlight exploration of the surrounding region, you can also take a quick-paced route directly to the Annapurna Base Camp.
Besides the 5-day Mardi Himal Trek, this is the only 5-day trek in Nepal that lets you immerse in the base camp adventure of the Himalayas. Taking the mainstream trekking route of the region, you won’t miss out on any major highlights of the region, following the scenic cultural trails, you will dive into the exploration of the Annapurna Conservation Area and enjoy the serene ambiance of the Himalayas this trek is popular for.
General Outline of 5 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Here is the general outline of this base camp adventure in the Annapurna region.
Day 1: Pokhara to Sewai trek and trekking to Chhomrong (2,160 meters)
Day 2: Trekking from Chhomrong to Himalaya (2,900 meters)
Day 3: Himalaya to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 meters) trek
Day 4: Trekking to Sinuwa (2,340 meters) from Annapurna Base Camp
Day 5: Sinuwa to Sewai trek and drive back to Pokhara