One Week Trek in Nepal - 5 Best Trekking Destinations

  • Feb 21, 2024
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Nepal, a fascinating country nestled in the Himalayas, is one of the most remarkable trekking destinations in the world. Thanks to the diversified landscapes, marvelous natural allurement, and cultural experience, the tea house trekking adventures of Nepal are renowned across the world.

best 1 week treks in Nepal

However, what makes the trekking adventure in Nepal a truly iconic experience is the variation they present. From a simple trekking experience to a moderate level of base camp and circuit adventures, and, of course, thrilling and challenging high pass explorations, this Himalayan nation doesn’t disappoint anyone. The trekking adventures available in Nepal will fit in the palate of every trekking enthusiast, from beginner to adrenaline junkie.

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If you are here, it means that you are looking for shorter forms of trek in Nepal thats offer you the opportunity to relish the true grandeur of the Himalayas in a limited time. Marvel Adventures' popular one week trek in Nepal packages are especially designed to meet such demands of the trekkers. Some of the following listed treks are 8 days but can be completed within 7 days. In that case, do not hesitate to contact us to customize the itinerary.

During your visit to Nepal, it is not always possible to participate in the long-haul base camp and circuit trekking excursion that takes up a lot of space during your vacation. So, in order to optimize the optimum trekking period on hand without compromising on the quality of experience, we are offering some of the most exhilarating and iconic 7 days treks in Nepal.

One Week Trek in Nepal- Most Popular Trekking Packages

If you are looking for short and remarkable trekking adventures to explore the mystical landscapes of the Nepali Himalayas, there are several packages that you can choose from.

You can also request us to personalize the existing trekking packages in the one week trek in Nepal category. Or, we can also custom-tailor the itinerary plans according to your preference.

1. Pikey Peak Trek

Trip Facts

Highest Point: Pikey Peak [4,065 meters/ 13,336 feet]

Trek Difficulty: Moderate Level

Duration: 7 Days

pikey peak in 7 days

Pikey Peak Trek is one of the most prominent short Himalayan trekking adventures in the Himalayas. This exciting excursion to the lower Khumbu region that offers the most spectacular views of the eastern prospects of the Himalayas. This short trek option in one week trek in Nepal category takes you to the 4,000-meter class vantage point of the lower Khumbu, which was also the favorite spot of the first ascend of Mt. Everest, Sir Edmund Hillary, to enjoy the majestic allurements of the highest peak in the world.

This newly introduced trekking adventure in the Himalayas leads you to the summit of Pikey Peak, which is at an altitude of 4,065 meters (13,336 feet). From the top of this incredible vantage point, you will be able to catch the breathtaking views of 7 of the 8,000-meter class mountains: Everest Cho Oyu, Kanchenjunga, and Lhotse of the eastern prospects and Annapurna, Manaslu, and Dhaulagiri in the western region.

The best thing about the Pikey Peak Trek is that you can complete this remarkable Himalayan excursion within just 7 days. You will be able to easily fit it into your short vacation plan and can experience the mystical and serene atmosphere in a short span. Of course, Marvel Adventure will guarantee a fully immersive experience even if this is one of the short 7 day treks in Nepal.

Pikey Peak Trek Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Driving from Kathmandu [1,400 meters/ 4,593 feet] to Dhap Bazaar [2,932 meters/ 9,619 feet]

Day 02: Trekking from Dhap Bazaar to Jhapre [2,830 meters/ 9,284 feet]

Day 03: Jhapre to Pikey Peak Base Camp [3,640 meters/ 11,942 feet]

Day 04: Summit of Pikey Peak [4,065 meters/ 13,336 feet] and trek down to Kande

Day 05: Trekking to Junbensi [2,700 meters/ 8,858 feet] from Kande [1,770 meters/ 5,807 feet]

Day 06: Kande to Phaplu [2,413 meters/ 7,916 feet] trek

Day 07: Drive back to Kathmandu from Phaplu

Highlights of Pikey Peak Trek

  • New exciting trekking trail in the lower Khumbu region
  • Short and easy trek to explore the authentic Sherpa settlements
  • Local cheese factory at Ngaur Village
  • Less crowded trekking trail for an immersive experience in solitude
  • Spectacular views of the Himalayan peaks like Thamserku, Khangtega, Everest, Everest, Mera Peak, Dorje Lakpa, Gaurisankhar, Numbur Himal and others

Check full package of Pikey Peak Trek.

2. Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Trip Facts

Highest Point: Annapurna Base Camp [4,130 meters/ 13,550 feet]

Trek Difficulty: Moderate Level

Duration: 7 Days

annapurna base camp in 1 week

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is another top contender in this list of one week trek in Nepal. This exciting Himalayan exploration takes you on an unforgettable journey across the oldest and most classical trekking trails in the Himalayas. Annapurna region is known as the second most popular Himalayan trekking destination in Nepal. It is popular for its enchanting natural allurements, cultural experience across the Gurung, Thakali, Magar, and Tamang settlements, easy-grade trails, and definitely breathtaking Himalayan vistas.

This epic journey leads to the base of the world’s 10th highest snow-clad peak, Mt. Annapurna, situated at an altitude of 8,091 meters (26,545 feet) from sea level. This prominent Himalayan exploration prospect in the 1 week trek in Nepal category also offers you the opportunity to explore the diverse flora and fauna of the Annapurna Conservation Area (est 1985).

However, the most remarkable part of this mainstream 7 day trek Nepal adventure is that it lets you trek to two of the most iconic base camps in the Annapurna region with a single itinerary plan: Machhapuchhre Base Camp [3,700 meters/ 12,139 feet] and Annapurna Base Camp [4,130 meters/ 13,550 feet].

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu [1,400 meters/ 4,593 feet] to Pokhara [822 meters/ 2,696 feet] and drive to Ghandruk [1,940 meters/ 6,364 feet]

Day 02: Trekking from Ghandruk to Sinuwa [2,340 meters/ 7,677 feet]

Day 03: Sinuwa to Deurali [3,174 meters/ 10,413 feet] trek

Day 04: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp [4,130 meters/ 13,550 feet]

Day 05: Trekking down to Bamboo [2,350 meters/ 7,700 feet] from ABC

Day 06: Bamboo to Jhinu Danda [1,780 meters/ 5,839 feet] trek

Day 07: Trek down to Siwai [1,530 meters/ 5,019 feet] from Jhinu Danda and drive back to Pokhara

Highlights of Annapurna Base Camp Trek

  • Exploration of two base camps in a single itinerary, Annapurna Base Camp and Machhapuchhre Base Camp
  • Fascinating culture and traditions of Gurung, Tamang, and Magar communities
  • Natural hot spring of Jhinu Danda
  • One of the oldest and classical trekking routes in the Himalayas
  • Incredible panoramic mountain views of Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Annapurna South, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre, etc

Check package details of Annapurna Base Camp Trek.

3. Langtang Valley Trek

Highest Point: Tsergo Ri [4,985 meters/ 16,354 feet]

Trek Difficulty: Moderate Level

Duration: 7-8 Days

langtang valley trek 7 days

After exploring the trekking prospects of the second most popular trekking region of the Himalayas in this one week trek in Nepal discussion, let’s talk about the third-most renowned trekking adventure in Nepal, Langtang Valley Trek. This third mainstream trekking destination in Nepal is close to the capital city, Kathmandu, and is easily accessible with a thrilling drive to Syabrubesi.

That’s why the Langtang Valley Trek is among the most sought out 7 days treks in Nepal. Besides the magical enchantment first-ever Himalayan national park in Nepal, Langtang National Park (est 1976), the cultural aspects of the trail that takes you through indigenous Tamang communities of the region make the exploration truly remarkable.

On top of that, the heart-warming marvelous views of the Himalayan gems like Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, Naya Kangri, Dorje Lakpa, Naya Kangri, Loepno Gang, and other adjacent peaks add magic to the excursion with their iconic panorama. So, if you are looking for a complete Himalayan exploring opportunity close to the capital valley, this third mainstream trekking route takes the trophy home.

Langtang Valley Trek Outline Itinerary

Following is our standard itinerary, but this trek can be easily completed in 7 days and even in 5 days. Contact us for the customized itinerary.

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu [1,400 meters/ 4,593 feet] to Syabrubesi [1,450 meters/ 4,757 feet]

Day 02: Trekking from Sybarubesi to Lama Hotel [2,480 meters/ 8,136 feet]

Day 03: Lama Hotel to Langtang Village [3,540 meters/ 11,614 feet] trek

Day 04: Langtang Village to Kyanjin Gompa [3,900 meters/ 12,795 feet]

Day 05: Hike to Tsergo Ri [4,985 meters/ 16,354 feet] and trek down to Kyanjin Gompa

Day 06: Trek down to Rimche [2,399 meters/ 7,870 feet] from Kyanjin Gompa

Day 07: Rimche to Syabrubesi [1,450 meters/ 4,757 feet]

Day 08: Drive back to Kathmandu from Syabrubesi

Highlights of Langtang Valley Trek

  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi
  • Passing across the charming Tamang ethnic settlements
  • Visit to ancient monastery with great significance in the Buddhist religion, Kyanjin Monastery
  • Hike to Tsergo Ri, the highest vantage point of Langtang Valley
  • Stunning views of Himalayan gems like Langtang Lirung, Yala Peak, Dorje Lakpa, Gang Chenpo, Yansa Tsenji, Naya Kanga, etc

Check our Langtang Valley Trek package.

4. Mardi Himal Trek

Highest Point: Mardi Himal Base Camp [4,350 meters/ 14,271 feet]

Trek Difficulty: Moderate Level

Duration: 7-8 Days

mardi himal in a week

Mardi Himal Trek is another exciting one week trek in Nepal that introduces you to the off-beaten trails of the Annapurna region. Yes, you heard it right, this newly introduced trekking adventure in the Nepali Himalayas (officially opened in 2012) actually takes place in the second mainstream trekking region in Nepal, Annapurna region.

However, instead of moving along the busy mainstream route of the region, you will traverse on the secluded-isolated route of the Annapurna region, experiencing the serene tranquility of the southernmost part of the Annapurna massif. This trek takes you to the base of the Mardi Himal [5,587 meters/ 18,330 feet], and every step in this exciting journey will unveil the panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks like Dhaulagiri, Himalchuli, Annapurna, Machhapuchchhre, Nilgiri and several others.

So, if you want to take part in this remote Himalayan excursion that explores the virgin landscapes of the Himalayas, offers views of the incredible mountain vistas, and dabbles in the remarkable exploration of the history, culture, and traditions of indigenous Himalayan communities, the deal doesn’t get better than this.

Mardi Himal Trek Outline Itinerary

Following is our standard itinerary, but this trek can be easily completed in 7 days. Contact us for the customized itinerary.

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu [1,400 meters/ 4,593 feet] to Pokhara [820 meters/ 2,690 feet]

Day 02: Dive to Phedi from Pokhara and trek to Pothana [1,890 meters/ 6,200 feet]

Day 03: Pothana to Forest Camp [2,554 meters/ 8,379 feet]

Day 04: Trekking from Forest Camp to High Camp [3,980 meters/ 13,057 feet]

Day 05: Trek from High Camp to Mardi Himal Base Camp [4,350 meters/ 14,271 feet]

Day 06: Mardi Himal Base Camp to Siding Village

Day 07: Trekking from Siding Village [1,885 meters/ 6,184 feet] to Saidighatta and drive to Pokhara

Day 08: Half-day sightseeing in Pokhara

Day 09: Drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara

Highlights of Mardi Himal Trek

  • New off-beaten trekking trail in the Annapurna region
  • Insights of the indigenous communities in the remote part of the region
  • Rich flora and fauna of the Annapurna Conservation Area
  • Epic sunrise view from the Upper Mardi Viewpoint
  • Close-up iconic views of the massifs like Mardi Himal, Lamjung Himal, Annapurna, Machhapuchchhre, Hiunchuli and others

Check our Mardi Himal Trek package.

5. Everest Panorama Trek

Highest Point: Everest Hotel View [3,962 meters/ 13,000 feet]

Trek Difficulty: Moderate Level

Duration: 7-8 Days

everest panorama

After exploring some of the most exciting 7 days treks in Nepal, we can’t simply leave out the iconic excursion in the Himalayas’ number one trekking destination, Everest region. Everest Panorama Trek is a short one week trek in Nepal that moves along the trail of the mainstream trekking route of the Everest Base Camp Trek.

However, this short and exciting excursion doesn’t push all the way to the base camp and just takes you across the popular highlights in the region without pushing to significant altitudes. Of course, this journey in the number one trekking destination in the Himalayas will provide you the opportunity to immerse in its timeless mystique and diversified beauty, from low lands to towering pristine peaks that unveil the facet of nature’s splendor.

The highest point in this trek is Everest Hotel View (3,962 meters), and although you will not push all the way to the base camp, you will still be able to enjoy the incredible views of the Himalayan gems like Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Kusum Kaguru, Kongde Ri, Thamserku, and other surrounding peaks.

Thus, if you want to relish the true magnificence of the number one trekking destination in Nepal, that is both short and isn’t physically demanding as you don’t have to push through alpine altitudes, Everest Panorama Trek is one of the most exciting prospects of 1 week trek in Nepal.

Everest Panorama Trek Outline Itinerary

Following is our standard itinerary, but this trek can be easily completed in 7 days. Contact us for the customized itinerary.

Day 01: Kathmandu to Lukla [1,400 meters/ 4,593 feet] flight and trek to Phakding [2,610 meters/ 8,562 feet]

Day 02: Trekking from Phakding to Namche Bazaar [3,440 meters/ 11,286 feet]

Day 03: Namche Bazaar to Thame [3,800 meters/ 12,467 feet]

Day 04: Thame to Khumjung [3,750 meters/ 12,303 feet] via Everest Hotel View [3,962 meters/ 13,000 feet]

Day 05: Trekking from Khumjung to Tengboche [3,860 meters/ 12,664 feet]

Day 06: Tengboche to Namche Bazaar

Day 07: Trek down to Lukla from Namche

Day 08: Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla

Highlights of Everest Panorama Trek

  • Opportunity to explore the mainstream Everest Base Camp Trek route
  • Authentic Sherpa settlements, insights into their fascinating culture and traditions
  • Opportunity to explore the rich biodiversity of Sagarmath National Park
  • The spiritual epicenter of the Everest region, Tengboche Monastery
  • Sherpa capital and ancient trade hub, Namche Bazaar
  • The world’s highest hotel, Everest Hotel View
  • Enchanting panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde Ri, Khanga, Khumbila, etc

Check our Everest Panorama Trek package. 

Best Time for One Week Trek in Nepal?

If you are planning on doing one week trek in Nepal, then it means that you are trying to efficiently optimize the number of your vacation days. So, for a seamless journey, it is important to choose a period with stable climatic conditions as you want to avoid any kind of obstruction that could stretch your itinerary plans.

So, our recommendation is that you choose a month of peak seasons like spring (March, April, and May) or autumn (Septemeber, October, and November). The overall climatic conditions of this beautiful nation nestled in the Himalayas are stable during this month.

The probability of you facing climatic obstruction in these months is pretty low, and you won’t have to deal with delays or itinerary extensions in the journey that you are already planning with a limited vacation period.

Besides the time constrictions favourability, these seasons also house incredible natural allurements. The autumn season is generally known for the dry trekking trails, panoramic Himalayan vistas, crisp-fresh weather, festive vibrance, etc.

Similarly, the autumn season is the cherished trekking period among nature enthusiasts. Spring season welcomes the bloom of nature in full swing, and every corner of the trekking trail is a blend of unique and stunning visuals.

Some Helpful Tips Tips for One Week Trek in Nepal

  • Select the package that offers enough acclimatization period, and don’t rush the adventure
  • Pack light, but don’t miss out on the essential layers if your journey takes you to alpine altitudes; you will need warm layers
  • Stay hydrated throughout the trek and pack snacks for energy boost
  • Respect local culture and traditions
  • Follow the instructions of guides and porters
  • Stay flexible for the weather conditions as well as itinerary plan
  • Be mindful about altitude sickness and pay attention to your body language
  • Take short breathers in the trekking route and don’t ascend too fast
  • Stay safe, leave no trace and enjoy the experience

 

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