5 Days Trek In Nepal

  • Apr 16, 2023
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The beauty of Nepal is known to the world. Adventurous activities like mountain climbing, trekking, river rafting, bungee jumping, rock climbing, and many more are famous in the country. When it comes to trekking, hundreds of destinations have high tourism prospects. Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Base Camp, Mardi Himal, Manaslu Circuit, and Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve are some of the top-rated places. These destinations come with a varied form of trekking packages from Trekking Agencies. Some can be very long, up to more than 25 days, and some are short or shorter than a week. Here we will discuss the top destinations famous for 5 Days Trek in Nepal.

Look closely and understand if they can help you with your plans in Nepal.

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Annapurna Base Camp (Pokhara To Pokhara)

Short Annapurna Base Camp TrekAnnapurna Base Camp is a perfect destination for 5 days trek in Nepal. Especially if you are already in Pokhara, it is handy for taking the hike. Annapurna Base Camp lies 40 kilometers north of Pokhara, the nearest trekking destination apart from Sarangkot Hill.

If you're on a short 5 days trek to Annapurna Base Camp, you won’t miss much of the region's attractions. This hike takes you from the basin of Pokhara City to the high altitude through Siwai, Chhomrong, Sinuwa, and the base camp itself. Your domestic expenses once you pay for the package. It includes services like Permits, domestic transportation fees, food, and accommodation facilities.

You will be starting your journey from the beautiful city of Pokhara. From there, you will drive to Sewai and trek to Chhomrong at 2,170 meters above sea level. On the second day of your journey, you will get to Himalaya Hotel. During your hike, you will pass across the Chhomrong Khola, Sinuwa Village, Dovan Village, and Modi Khola as you view the spectacular scenes of Mount Annapurna, Fishtail (Machhapuchhre), Dhaulagiri, and Himchuli.

The third day is the day of your summit at the Annapurna Base Camp. After traversing through Hinku Cave, Modi Khola, and Machhapuchhre Base Camp (MBC), you will finally reach Annapurna Base Camp at 4,130 meters above sea level.

From ABC, you will return to Sinuwa at 2360 meters via Bamboo. The routes around the Annapurna region are rugged and rocky, so having a pair of sturdy hiking boots is recommended. You will shelter at a tea house in Sinuwa on the fourth day.

The next day, you will hike back to Chhomrong and Nayapul before taking a jeep or a bus to ride back to Pokhara.

Outline Itinerary Annapurna Base Camp (Pokhara To Pokhara)

Day 1: Pokhara to Chhomrong via Sewai
Day 2: Chhomrong to Himalaya Hotel
Day 03: Himalaya Hotel to Annapurna Base Camp
Day 04: ABC to Sinuwa via Bamboo
Day 05: Sinuwa to Nayapul via Chhomrong and ride back to Pokhara

Mardi Himal Trek 5 Days

Mardi Himal TrekMardi Himal is another exceptional hiking destination in Nepal that gives an authentic experience of the mountainous and the Himalayan region. On top of that, you will also experience some of the most hospitable communities that welcome you with open hearts.

Mardi Himal trek features the scenery of snow-capped mountain peaks like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, and Manaslu. Similarly, you will get insights into the people and their lifestyle around the Siding, Liwang, Phedi, and other villages. Gurung, Magar, and Thakali communities are the inhabitants of this region, so you will get to know about their culture and tradition in deep.

Your Mardi Trek also starts in Pokhara and ends in Pokhara. On the first day of your journey, you will drive to Kande from Pokhara and then hike to Forest Camp. You can find a public bus or hire a private jeep to reach Kande. From Kande, you should walk for a day ahead to get to Forest Camp via Deurali.

From Deurali, you will catch the Annapurna Sanctuary trail through the forested area of Pine, Oak, and Rhododendron trees before reaching Forest Camp.

On the second day, you will journey from Forest Camp to High Camp. Your attitude will be elevated by around 1400 meters, so ensure you have rested, hydrated, and eaten well before. You must walk uphill for 8 to 9 hours from Forest Camp to reach High Camp. Since the region is covered will dense green forests, you can spot wild animals like Himalayan Thar, Mask deer, spotted Deer, Barking Dear, and Snow Leopard.

You will reach Mardi Himal Base Camp at 4350 meters the next day. The base camp is a perfect viewpoint for having views of Mt. Machhapuchhre, Annapurna, Hiunchuli, Dhaulagiri, and other snow-capped ranges. After completing your designated activities around Mardi Himal Base Camp, you will return to Dhampus on the fourth day, and from there, you will descend downhill to Phedi. You will ride back to Pokhara from Phedi and conclude your 5 days trek in Mardi Himal.

Outline Itinerary Mardi Himal 5 Days Trek

Day 01: Drive to Kande and hike to Forest Base Camp
Day 02: Forest Camp to High Camp
Day 03: High Camp to Mardi Base Camp and Back to Low Camp
Day 04: Low Camp to Dhampus
Day 05: Dhampus to Phedi and ride back to Pokhara

Poon Hill 5 Days Trek

5 Days Poonhill TrekLike Annapurna Base Camp and Mardi Himal trek, Poon Hill trekking package is also concentrated in the mid-western region of Nepal. Though challenges like weather, rocky terrains, and landscapes exist, it is considered a ‘Moderate' hike. This trek offers the beauty of Himalayan ranges as Machhapuchhre, Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Dhaulagiri, and other peaks take you through the welcoming villages of Poon Hill. The viewpoint at Poon Hill is also considered best for sunrise, sunset, and Himalayan sightseeing activities.

Besides that, you can experience the traditional Gurung culture and customs of the mid-western region, including the settlements of the Gurung, Magar, and Thakali communities. Also, the wildlife and dense forest around the area is the icing on the cake of this trekking package.

Poon Hill trek also begins from Pokhara - you will travel by bus or a private jeep to Nayapul from the beautiful city. It takes around 2 hours to reach Nayapul from Pokhara; you can find restaurants and hotels where you can have snacks and rest for some time. From there, you will trek to Tikhedhunga and sum up the first day of your 5 Days Poon Hill Trek.

From Tikhedhunga, you will begin your second day’s trek to Ghorepani at 2,850 meters above sea level. During this phase, you will traverse the dense forest of rhododendron and oak trees, exploring the beauty of Machhapuchhre and Annapurna peaks. You will pass across several settlements, including Banthanti and Nangthanti villages. From there, you should walk around for a few hours to reach Ghorepani.

The third day of your trek brings incredible joy but is also a strenuous phase of this journey. You will hike to Poon Hill and get involved in sightseeing activities. You can have views of the mystic mountain ranges and heavenly-looking sunrise and sunsets from the viewpoint of Poon Hill. After you wrap up your ultimate trekking goals around Poon Hill, you will descend to Tadapani and Ghandruk on the fourth day. From there, you will hike back to Nayapul on the fifth day and drive to Pokhara.

Outline Itinerary Poon Hill Trek

Day 01: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga
Day 02: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani
Day 03: Ghorepani to Poon Hill and trek to Tadapani
Day 04: Tadapani to Ghandruk 
Day 05: Ghandruk to Pokhara

See also: Short Treks in Nepal | Off the Beaten Path Treks in Nepal

Everest Base Camp Using A Helicopter

Everest Base Camp Using A HelicopterEverest Base Camp is one of the most incredible adventures ever. From the vast array of the Himalayan ranges to the Sherpa settlements and the lush green forests, this destination will satisfy your every trekking need and expectation.

This is a short itinerary trekking package to the Everest Base Camp, including a Helicopter tour around the region. During this trek, you will experience and know insights into Sherpa culture and lifestyle, the practices of Buddhism in the area, and the hospitable environment. Besides that, the natural perks do not need any explanation. You can have a spectacular view of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, Island Peak, and many more. In addition, other attractions like Khumbu Icefalls and the beauty of Namche Bazaar are worth viewing.

The most important part of the Everest Base Camp using a helicopter is the experience of a heli-ride through the Everest region. Having a birds-eye view, you can have a comfortable journey through the peaks and mountains. The snow-capped mountain peaks, traditional villages, and dense forests covered with rhododendron and oak trees are worth watching from the helicopter’s cabin.

The Everest Base Camp using a helicopter starts with a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. You will reach Lukla airport after around 45 minutes of flight and then prepare for a hike to Phakding. You will pass through Chaurikharka Village before reaching the spot. Phakding is a top-rated destination rich in Buddhism practices - Rimishung Monastery is the must-visit place in this area.

From Phakding, you will get along with another trek to Namche Bazaar at 3,440 meters above sea level. During this trek phase, you will cross the Dudh Koshi River and multiple suspension bridges, including Hillary Bridge. You will reach Namche Bazaar after 6 to 7 hours of walking.

Namche Bazaar is a mesmerizing destination that offers a view of Mount Everest and other famous peaks. You can experience the local culture and lifestyle of the Sherpa settlement here and also can go for a short walk to Hotel Himalayan View. From Namche Bazaar, you will reach Everest Base Camp on the fourth day of your journey. The views of the Himalayan beauty do not need any foundation of speech as these perks are incomparable to any other natural attractions. From Everest Base Camp, you will hike to Kala Patthar at 5,545 meters above sea level, from where you will onboard a helicopter flight to Lukla. During the ride, be aware of the pilot’s instructions and guidelines. The helicopter ride will be your once-in-a-lifetime experience as you will see all the attractions of the Everest region from an aerial view.

On the fifth day, you will fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla and conclude your 5 Days Trek to the Everest Base Camp.

Everest Base Camp Heli Trek 5 Days

Day 01: Kathmandu to Lukla and hike to Phakding

Day 02: Phadking To Namche Bazaar

Day 03: Namche Bazaar to Syangboche

Day 04: Hike to EBC and board on Heli to return Lukla from Kalapathhar

Day 05: Lukla to Kathmandu 

Jomsom Muktinath Trek 5 Days

Jomsom Mukinath TrekJomsom Muktinath is another alluring hiking destination in Nepal. From the blazing views of mountain peaks like Annapurna and Dhaulagiri to religious sites like Muktinath Temple, you can find an all-in-one experience through this package. One of this trek's distinctive attractions is the Himalayan beauty that features peaks like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nill Giri, Thorong Peak, Thampu's Peak, Tukuche Peak, and many others. Besides that, the religious significance of Muktinath for both Hindu and Buddhist devotees is praiseworthy. Also, there are several other attractions around Muktinath temple, including the eternal flame and 108 sprouts. People believe their sins can be erased if they bathe from the holy sprouts of this Temple. Besides that, the Kaligandaki River and its gorge are worth watching during the trek.

Jomsom Muktinath takes you through the vibrant city of Pokhara to the windiest town in Nepal, Jomsom. It is rich in Himalayan beauty and has a hospitable environment around the Thakali settlements. One of the fascinating things about Jomsom is that you can have traditional Thakali cuisine, Thakali Khana Set, and homemade Apple Wine (Marfa).

You will begin your journey from Pokhara to Jomsom on a flight. After reaching Jomsom, you will rest at a guest house and prepare to hike to Kagbeni on the same day. Kagbeni is 2800 meters above sea level and takes around a few hours of walking from Jomsom. Day 2 brings the next hike to Muktinath, around 5 to 6 hours of walking. You will leave Kagbeni and walk through the traditional villages and forest areas before reaching Muktinath, a holy place for Buddhist and Hindu followers. The third day comes with sightseeing activities around the temple - you can participate in religious rituals. On the fourth day, you will hike back to Jomsom and take a flight to Pokhara on the fifth day.

Outline Itinerary 5 Days Jomsom Muktinath Trek 

Day 01: Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom and hike to Kagbeni
Day 02: Kagbeni to Muktinath
Day 03: Sightseeing around the temple
Day 04: Muktinath to Jomsom
Day 05: Jomsom to Pokhara on Flight

Balthali Village Trek

Balthali village trekUnlike the treks with the Himalayan experiences, Balthali Village Trek, has more of a place rich in religious sites, forest areas, and traditional villages. Similarly, this is not a high-altitude hike, so you don’t have to worry about health hazards like altitude sickness and more. This trek offers attractions like lush green forests, temples, villages, and views of the Himalayan ranges in the north.

On the verge of your journey to the Balthali Village, you will also explore the sightseeing activities around the Newari settlements in Panauti. In addition, you will visit and explore Namo Buddha, a well-renowned Buddhist monastery in the Kavrepalanchowk district.

The 5 Days Balthali Village Trek starts from Kathmandu with a ride to Dhulikhel, which takes around one and a half hours to two hours. Before reaching the destination, you will pass through several towns like Bhaktapur, Sanga, and Banepa. As you might already know, Dhulikhel is a famous tourist destination that offers views of the Himalayas from Langtang Ri to Mount Everest. The next day, you will ride to Namo Buddha - one of Nepal's holiest Tibetan Buddhist monasteries. This place will give you insights into the practice of Buddhism around the region. According to the Buddhist myths, Mahasattva (Tib. Semchen Chenpo), one of earlier Buddhas, offered his body parts to the hungry tigress in this area, so it has great significance for the Buddhist devotees.

After that, you will trek to Balthali Village, 1730 meters from sea level. From there, you can experience a soothing and peaceful village environment with a wide range of snow-capped peaks in front of your eyes. After wrapping up your activities in Balthali, you will trek back to Panauti, a traditional Newari town. From there, you can get a public bus that reaches Kathmandu, which you can utilize for returning.

Outline Itinerary Balthali Village Trek

Day 01:  Kathmandu to Dhulikhel
Day 02: Dhulikhel to Namo Buddha
Day 03: Hike to Balthali Village
Day 04: Trek back to Panauti from Balthali
Day 05: Return back to Kathmandu

Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking

Chisapani Nagarkot TrekkingChisapani Nagarkot trail is one of the most visited destinations near Kathmandu Valley. It is one of the nearest trekking destinations to the capital city. It offers a day-long trek to Chisapani via Shivapuri National Park, where you can experience wildlife, flora, and fauna. Similarly, the traditional villages around the area bring the off-beaten experience of the route.

During the trek, you will have a great adventure with the exploration of the mountain peaks like Langtang Ri, Dorje Lakpa, Sishapangma, Ganesh Himal, Mount Everest, Gauri Sankar, and many more. The forest areas of the Shivapuri National Park and the trail from Chisapani to Nagarkot are very peaceful, which will soothe your journey.

The trek starts from the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. You can visit several tourist destinations inside Kathmandu Valley, like Kathmandu/Bhaktapur/Patan Durbar Squares, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Narayanhiti Palace, and others. On the second day, you will set off for a trek to Chisapani through Shivapuri National Park. Chisapani is a perfect viewpoint for viewing the northern Himalayas. Similarly, you can explore the nearby Chisapani Kunda and see its vegetation.

From Chisapani, you will hike toward Nagarkot, one of the perfect viewpoints and tourist destinations. Nagarkot features a wide range of accommodation facilities that have several price hierarchies. You can also explore the nearby villages around Nagarkot to get insights into the local people and settlements. After that, you will return to Kathmandu via Bhaktapur - you can stop in Bhaktapur to explore the historical landmarks. Similarly, the Newari communities, rich in their distinct culture, language, and cuisine, will take your breath away.

Outline Itinerary 5 Days Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking

Day 01:  Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing 
Day 02: Kathmandu to Chisapani Hike
Day 03: Chisapani to Nagarkot 
Day 04: Nagarkot to Bhaktapur and back to Kathmandu
Day 05: Final Departure

Kalinchowk Trek 5 Days

Kalinchowk TrekIf you are fond of snow and snow-related activities, what can be a better destination than Kalinchowk? Kalinchowk is located in the Dolakha district of Nepal, and it has become one of the most trendy places in Nepal, especially in the winter. You will drive alongside the Bhotekoshi River and traditional villages and forests during the hike. It is also a perfect place to view the mountain peaks like Gauri Shankar, Dorje Lakpa, Langtang Ri, Ganesh Himal, Sishapangma, and Jugal Himal.

Besides, you will experience 360 views of the surroundings from Kalinchowk Hill. If you travel during the winter, the snowfall will make the scene more fascinating. Activities like Skiing and snowball playing have been recently added by the local government in Kalinchowk, so whether you are traveling with your friends or family, it will be a once-in-a-lifetime moment.

You will start your journey to Kalinchowk from Kathmandu. You can get a long-distance bus from the capital city to Charikot. It takes 6 to 7 Hours on the bus to reach the spot. From Charikot, you will trek to Kalinchowk at 3700 meters above sea level on the second day. After having a fun and thrilling experience in Kalinchowk, you will trek down to Charikot and then return to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary Kalinchowk Trek 5 Days

Day 01: Kathmandu to Charikot
Day 02: Charikot to Kalinchowk and back to Kuri Village
Day 03: Exploration Day at Kuri Village
Day 04: Kuri Village to Charikot
Day 05: Charikot to Kathmandu

Gosaikunda Trek 5 Days

Gosaikunda TrekGosaikunda is a well-known destination for trekking in Nepal. The natural and pristine Gosaikunda Lake is the main attraction of this trek, which is the source of the Trishuli River that flows from Rasuwa to Dhading to the lower southern lands in the Terai region. Gosaikunda is located in the Rasuwa district; hiking there is more adventurous, religious, and thrilling. The lake of Gosaikunda is considered one of the holiest places for Hindu devotees. According to the Hindu myths, Lord Shiva created the lake while he thrust his Trishula into the mountain to extract water. It was for calming down his throat after drinking the poison that emerged during Samudra Manthan.

Gosaikunda Lake also features a tropical tundra climate aligned with the dense forest, rocky terrain, and views of mountain peaks like Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himal, and Annapurna. You can also get involved in cross-cultural activities around Dhunche and other settlements.

Your journey begins from Kathmandu as you ride to Dhunche on the first day. From there, you will hike to Chandan Bari on the second day through the uphill terrain routes and forests of rhododendron and oak trees. It takes around 5 to 6 hours to walk from Dhunche to reach Chandan Bari, a beautiful place for camping or staying at a tea house.

From there, you will hike towards Gosaikunda at 4380 meters above sea level. You will get to the pristine lake after 7 hours of walking from Chandan Bari. After your activities get wrapped up, you will return to Dhunche and take a bus or private vehicle to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary Gosaikunda Trek 5 Days

Day 01: Ride from Kathmandu to Dhunche
Day 02: Hike to Chandabari
Day 03: Chandanbari to Gosaikunda
Day 04: Return to Dhunche
Day 05: Dhunche to Kathmandu

These are some of the packages for 5 Days Trek in Nepal. If you are interested in embarking on any of these packages, let us know - we will be more than happy to serve you with our services. We can customize your itineraries according to your preferences and interest so it best meets your expectations.

Since Nepal is best known for tourist destinations for trekking or other activities, 5 Days Trek in Nepal would be carried out very easily. Even though the time is short, you can still make the most out of this trekking package as you will be touching all the major spots of your destination. Overall, 5 Days Trek in Nepal is the shortest and quick way to cherish Nepal's Himalayan, cultural, and religious significance.

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