7 Days Best Treks in Nepal

  • Jan 17, 2022
  • Alpine Ramble Treks

Table of Contents

The Best 7-Day Treks in Nepal Itinerary

Nepal is one of the most popular trekking destinations in the world. It's a small landlocked country rich in diversity of culture and nature.

Nepal offers a wide range of fantastic trekking opportunities from the short to the long-day treks and easy to the most challenging ones.

The one-week treks in Nepal are a perfect idol trek for those travelers who are short on time. These treks are considered to be the best short trekking routes in Nepal that can be done by any experienced and inexperienced trekkers.

All of these ample treks will give you an epic trekking experience of a lifetime, soaking a beautiful walk through the most fascinating villages of the mountains, experiencing their culture, tradition, and lifestyle.

However, these treks are doable at any time of the year with a little extra preparation. And each of these trek itineraries can be extended based on your time and desires.

These treks are considered to be the easiest and suitable treks for any group of age people. Most of these treks are normal hikes in the Himalayas with different altitudes. In fact, it does not require prior experience to complete.

If you are looking for 7-day Trekking itineraries in Nepal, this post is right for you. See the following top 10 best Seven-Day treks in Nepal. 

 

Everest View Trek

Trip Facts

  • Grade: Easy-Moderate
  • Highest Elevation: 4700 meters (Everest View Lodge)
  • Best time: Autumn, and Spring, 
  • Region: Everest, Nepal
  • Duration: 7 Days

 

Everest View Trek is one of the best short treks in Nepal. This trek is suitable for all types of trekkers including beginners. If you are short on time and looking to see Mt. Everest then this trek is the best option for you. Everest view trek is also known as Everest Panorama view trek, offers a fantastic 360 views of the mountains including mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama-Dablam, Thamserku, and many other surrounding peaks.

This short trek starts from Lukla, it is one of the most beautiful sherpa towns in the region that can be reached with a short scenic mountain flight, considered to be the best air route in the world.

On this hike, the trail will be leading you through the most dazzling landscapes and beautiful village of the Sherpa community.

The views from every corner of this area are spectacular; you will also be greeted by the popular sherpa people at every step of your move.

Crossing a few suspension bridges, terraced fields, encountering the locals, testing their unique foods, exploring their lifestyle, discovering the alpine flora and fauna are the major highlights of the trek. And of course, you are always rewarded by the amazing mountains.

 

ITINERARY 

Day 1: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2840 M)  30 minutes and walk for Phakding ( 2630 m) - 4hours 

Day 2: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazzar (3400 m) – 5 hours

Day 3: Trek from Namche Bazzar to Tengboche (3980 m) – 5 hours

Day 4: Trek from Tengbuche to Khumjung village (3870 m) – 5 hours

Day 5: Khumjung to Khunde and Manjo (2800m) - 6 hours

Day 6: Manjo to Luklal ( 2840 m) - 4 hours

Day 7: Flight back to Kathmandu (1400 m) - 5 hours

 

Mardi Himal Trek

 
Trip Facts
  • Grade: Moderate
  • Highest Elevation: 4700 meters (High Camp)
  • Best time: Autumn, and Spring, 
  • Region: Annapurna, Nepal
  • Duration: 7 Days

 

Mardi Himal trek is a newly popular trek in Nepal. A very easy and popular route in the Himalayas. 

The Mardi Himal Trek is a quieter trek of the Annapurna region of Nepal. It is an ideal option for those of us who are looking for an ‘off the beaten path trekking experience in the Himalayas with picture-perfect settings and astonishing mountain views.

Trekking in Mardi Himal is the easiest hike where travelers can enjoythe full of adventure activities at the lowest and perhaps the least visited ofthe trekking peaks in Nepal.

The Mardi trek begins from Pokhara, a city of lakes and temples; from here we take a short drive to Kande, the starting point of the trek, trekking from this place towards the most beautiful terraced field, local villages, and lush forest finally reaches Mardi Himal base camp and High camp.

The view from Mardi Himal base camp and High camp is truly a blessing; you will be enjoying the most dramatic close-up views of the Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Hiunchuli, and Mardi Himal.

During the trek, you will also experience the local food, appreciate the excellent hill and mountain landscape; and marvel at the panoramic views of the massive Himalayan.

 

Itinerary 

Day 01:Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara and drive from Pokhara to Dhampus Village (1,600m) - 4 hours

Day 02:Trek from Dhampus to Forest Camp (2,480m)-  6 hours 

Day 03:Trek from Forest Camp to Low Camp (3,150m)- 5 hours

Day 04:Low Camp to High Camp (4,100m)-  4 hours

Day 05:Rest day at high camp (4,100m)

Day 06:High Camp to Siding Village (1,280m)-  5 hours

Day 07:Trek from Siding Village to Pokhara (825)- 3 hour and 5 hours drive back to Kathmandu

 

Annapurna Base Camp trek

Trip Facts

  • Grade: Moderate
  • Highest Elevation: 4130 meters (Base Camp)
  • Best time: Autumn, and Spring, 
  • Region: Annapurna, Nepal
  • Duration: 7 Days

 

Annapurna base camp trek, a second popular trek in Nepal after Everest, an ideal trekking route for those who like to explore the beauty of diverse cultures and nature in a week-long journey.

Trekking in Annapurna has been one of the most trending activities in Nepal. A thousand domestic and international trekkers visit this area in the mainstream seasons of spring and Autumn.

This trek is relatively an easy hike in the Annapurna region. A normal person can do this trek with a little preparation of warm and proper trekking gear at any time of the year.

Starts from Pokhara and ends at the same place, the itinerary of the Annapurna base camp trek is varied and it easily could be expanded based on your time and desires. But the most common route of this trek is the following itinerary, it’s a suitable itinerary and designed for all of us who are even beginners.

 

ITINERARY

Day 1: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapool, 1 hr, trek to Ghandruk

Day 2:Trek from Ghandruk to Chhomrong

Day 3:Trek from Chhomrong to Himalayan Hotel

Day 4:Trek to Annapurna Base Camp via MBC

Day 5:Trek from ABC to Bamboo

Day 6:Trek to Jhinu Danda (Hot Spring)

Day 7:Trek to Nayapul (4 hrs), Drive back to Pokhar

 

Poon Hill Trek

Trip Facts

  • Grade: Easy 
  • Highest Elevation: 3210 meters (Poon Hill)
  • Best time: Anytime
  • Region: Annapurna, Nepal
  • Duration: 7 Days

 

Poon Hill Trek is yet another most popular short and easy trek in the Annapurna region of Nepal. This trek can be done within just 5 –days but the 7 days itinerary gives you a lot more time to explore the beauty of nature in-depth about this area.

Trekking to Poon Hill starts from Pokhara, it’s one of the most beautiful cities in Nepal with beautiful lakes, mountains, greenery, and temples.

Nevertheless, the Poon Hill trek is considered to be the easiest trek in the region which can be done any time of the year. The highest altitude of this trek is Poon Hill as it stands at an altitude of 3210 meters above sea level.

To participate in this trip, you do not need any physical and mental preparation. And this right trek for all age groups including the kids from 4 years to 85 years old. The views from Poon Hill are mind-blowing; you will witness the 360-degree panoramic views of the Might Mountains including two mountains higher than eight thousand meters the Mount Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. Meanwhile, the sunrise from Ponn hill is another highlight of the trek.

 

ITINERARY

Day 1: Fly or drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara and explore the beautiful Pokhara city

Day 2: A short thrill drives from Pokhara to Nayapul and starts the hike from here for 4 hours to Ulleri village

Day 3: 4- hour trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani village

Day 4: Early hike set up to Poon Hill for the sunrise and mountains view and trek back to Tikhedhunga- 5 hours

Day 5: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghandruk Village, a Gurung village

Day 6:Trek from Ghandruk to Nyapaul and drive back to Pokhara

Day 7: Explore Pokhara and take a short flight or a 5 hour long trip by bus to Kathmandu.

 

Langtang Valley Trek

Trip Facts

  • Grade: Easy-Moderate
  • Highest Elevation: 4980 meters (Tserkuri)
  • Best time: Autumn, and Spring, 
  • Region: Langtang, Nepal
  • Duration: 7 Days

 

Trekking to Langtang is an amazing experience. It has become one of the most popular treks in Nepal after the crowded treks Annapurna and Everest.

Langtang trekking is a perennial favorite in Nepal in terms of its liberal views, unique culture, relatively gentle pace, and easy access from Kathmandu. This one-week short trek in Nepal is a perfect trek for those who love to be in nature and explore the ideal lifestyle of its people in the mountains.

It is considered one of the easiest high-altitude treks in Nepal. This trek is easy to access and the closest trekking route from Kathmandu, as it lies just 170 km and 4 – hour drive away from the capital city of Kathmandu. This trek is a short yet stunning trek in Nepal. And it is becoming more popular day by day due to the magical views of the mountains, the mix of cultural flora and fauna in the Langtang region.

The Langtang Valley Trek is situated in the north of Kathmandu and the trek starts from Syabrubesi which is a 5- hour drive from Kathmandu. In fact, the trail passes via beautiful Tamang and Tibetan villages along the way offering stunning views of the Himalayas including Ganesh Himal, Langtang ranges from the very beginning.

During this trek, you will encounter very few trekkers on this route, so this is a less-crowded trek in Nepal. If you are looking for your best trekking experience in nature then this trek is the perfect place for your needs. This is safe and sound both for beginners and experienced hikers and there is less chance to suffer high altitude sickness.

 

ITINERARY 

Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1470 M)  5-6 hours by local bus or jeep

Day 2: Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2560 m) – 5 hours

Day 3: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3450 m) – 4-5 hours

Day 4: Trek from Langtang village to Kyanjing Gompa (3870 m) – 5 hours

Day 5: Hike to Tserku -Ri (4980 m)/ Kyanjin ri (4700m) and trek back to Kyanjin Gompa (3870) - 7-8 hours

Day 6: Trek back from Kyaning Gompa to Lama Hotel ( 2560 m) 7 hours

Day 7: Trek from Lama Hotel- Syabrubesi and drive back to Kathmandu (1400 m) - 9 hours

 

Everest Base Camp trek

Trip Fact

  • Grade: Moderate- challenging 
  • Highest Elevation: 5364 meters (Everest base camp)
  • Best time: Autumn, and Spring, 
  • Region: Everest, Nepal
  • Duration: 7 Days

 

The Everest base camp trek is the ultimate destination for all of us who love the adventure. It is one of the most beautiful treks on earth that takes you through diverse landscapes, and culturally enriching villages as well as different miscellaneous climates on the track.

During the Everest base camp trek, we experience astounding mountain views, get glimpses of the life of the world-famous mountain climbers (the Sherpas), enter Sagarmatha National Park, a world heritage site, and tour high altitude Buddhist monasteries including the Tengboche monastery, the highest and largest monastery in the region.

A traditional Trekking to the Everest Base Camp also provides us an opportunity to embark on an amazing epic journey that Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay set off to in 1953.

It is truly an amazing adventure trip that could change your life for many reasons. Nothing beats the thrill and sense of accomplishment that holds trekkers like all of us on seeing the authority and elegance of the powerful mountains including Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, Ama-Dablam, Thamserku, and many others.

 

ITINERARY

Day 1: A scenic short flight to Lukla from Kathmandu airport and a 4-hour trek to Phakding

Day 2:Trek from Phakding village to Namche Bazaar- 5 hours

Day 3:Rest or acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar

Day 4:Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche - 5 hours

Day 5:Trek to Tengboche to Dingboche- 5 hours

Day 6:Trek from Dingboche to LOBUCHE- 5 hours

Day 7:Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep - Everest base camp and fly back to Kathmandu by helicopter

 

Ruby Valley Trek

Trip Fact

  • Grade: Moderate- challenging 
  • Highest Elevation: 5364 meters (Everest base camp)
  • Best time: Autumn, and Spring, 
  • Region: Everest, Nepal
  • Duration: 7 Days

 

Ruby Valley Trek is a newly explored trekking route; it’s a hidden gem but yet to develop infrastructure. A beautiful trek lies in the rural part in between two popular regions of Langtang and Annapurna Nepal.

The Ruby Valley Trek is well known as the finest homestay trek in Nepal. On this one-week trip, you will enjoy the beauty of authentic local culture and diverse landscape from the very beginning.

Trekking to Ruby valley offers amazing aerial mountain views of the Ganesh Himal, Langtang, and Manaslu ranges. Nevertheless, you will also be amazed by the local people and their hospitality. The tradition of this region is unique, and people are very warm-welcoming with cheerful faces. You will surely fall in love with this place. This trek is a reality that you get to explore and experience everything so different including the lifestyle of the people.

The Ruby valley trek starts from Syabrubesi with a scenic drive from Kathmandu by local bus or jeep. The trail takes you to the beautiful villages of Gatlang, Somdang, Tipling, Khading, and Borang with the most striking views of its mountains.

 

Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu to Syabrubesi by local bus – 5 hours

Day 2: Trek starts from Syabrubesi to Gatlang- 6 hours

Day 3: Trek from Gatlnag- Somdang village

Day 4: Trek to Tpling village via Pangsang pass (3900m) – 5 hours

Day 5: Trek to Khading village, the largest Gurung village of the region

Day 6; Trek back to Borang village; 4 hours

Day 7: Drive back to Kathmandu via Dhading Besi by local jeep

 

Gosaikunda lake Trek

Trip Fact

  • Grade: Moderate
  • Highest Elevation:4604 meters (Gosaikunda pass)
  • Best time: Autumn, and Spring, 
  • Region: Langtang, Nepal
  • Duration: 7 Days

 

Gosaikunda lake trek belongs to the Langtang national park. This trek is one of the most popular treks in Nepal due to the extensive views of the mountains like Langtang, Manaslu, Annapurna, Gourishankar, Ganesh Himal, and many others.

The trek takes us to the high-altitude freshwater lake of Gosaikunda (4385m). This lake is a holy lake that is said to be both for the Buddhist and Hindu religions. In Hindu mythology, the Gosaikunda is the abode of the gods Shiva and Gauri. It is considered that the lake is formed by Lord Shiva when he thrust his holy trident into the mountain to take out water to swallow.

Hundreds of domestic and international pilgrims visit this lake on the occasion of the Janai Purnima festival at the full moon in August to see the significant meaning of the lake.

This trek is a beautiful journey for those of us who have a fascination for culture and mythology as well as a passion for mountains and nature with less chance of getting high altitude sickness.

The journey starts from Kathmandu with a long drive to Dhunche and starts walking up to the beautiful lush valley of the Rhododendrons trees, local Tamang villages, and fantastic views!

 

Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu to Dunche by local bus – 4 hours

Day 2: Trek starts from Dunche to Laurebina Yak - 6 hours

Day 3: Trek fromLaurebinayak to Gosaikunda - 5 hours

Day 4: rest day

Day 5: Trek from Gosaikunda to Kutumsang – 5 hours

Day 6: Trek to Kutumsang to Chisapani- 5 hours

Day 7; Trek back to Sundarijal and drive back to Kathmandu

 

Tamang Heritage Trail 

Trip Fact

  • Grade: Moderate
  • Highest Elevation:2380 meters (Tatopani)
  • Best time: Autumn, and Spring, 
  • Region: Langtang, Nepal
  • Duration: 7 Days

 

Tamang Heritage trail is one of the famous homestay treks within the Langtang region that lies in the north of Kathmandu valley Nepal. On this moderate one-week trek we get a beautiful experience of trekking into the festinating valley with the Tamang people while walking amid green valleys and snow-capped mountains.

The Tamang Heritage Trail is the most accessible trekking region in Nepal where you can travel here at any time. On this trek, we can experience some of the most beautiful scenery in the country—terraced green farmland, Mani walls, thick forests, and the peaks of the Langtang and Ganesh Himalayas, close to the Tibetan border. This beautiful seven-day trek starts from Kathmandu with a long scenic drive to Syabrubesi and ends at the same place. It’s like a mini circuit trek that does not belong to the very high altitude places and has no risk of getting high altitude sickness.

 

Itinerary 

Day 1: Drive to Syabrubesi from Kathmandu by local bus – 5 hours

Day 2: Trek starts from here to Gatlang village- 6 hours

Day 3: Trek to Tatopani - 5 hours

Day 4: Trek to Thuman - 5 hours

Day 5: Trek - Bridhim village – 5 hours

Day 6: Trek to Syabrubesi - 5 hours

Day 7; Drive back to Kathmandu

 

Khopra dada Trek

Trip Fact

Grade: Moderate

Highest Elevation: 4656meters (Khopra Danda)

Best time: Autumn, and Spring, 

Region: Langtang, Nepal

Duration: 7 Days

 

The Khopra Danda trek is a quieter trek in the Annapurna region, this trek is also known as the Khopra Ridge trek which is a great alternative to the more popular and crowded trek from Ghorepani, and Annapurna base camp treks.

This trek is a perfect week-long trek for those of us who like to have a little off-the-beaten-path trail experience and yet the view is unreal.

The Khopra danda trek starts at Pokhara by taking a short drive to Nayapul or Ghandurk and trek onwards following the local settlements. The route follows a local trail that takes you down into the valley north of Ghorepani, before climbing up another ridge, known as "Khopra Ridge". Without a doubt, one of the best short treks in Nepal. This trek is absolutely the best option for you all who like to be in nature and spend your good time with it without any crowds. It combines the best of what Nepal has to offer; including amazing mountain views, terraced fields, lush forests, rural villages, and a unique local lifestyle and their tradition, descending down into the valley. The best part is that so few people know about it. It is one of the most beautiful hidden gem valleys of Nepal. You will love this trip!
 

Itinerary 

Day 1: Fly or drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, Trek to Tadapani - 5 hours walk

Day 2: Trek from Tadapani to Dobato – 4 hours, enjoy the ray Sunset from Muldai Peak

Day 3: Trek from Dobato to Upper Chistibung – 4-5 hours walk

Day 4: Trek from Upper Chistibung to Khopra Danda - 2 hours

Day 5: Trek to Tatopani from Khopra Danda, Dip in the Hot Spring

Day 6: Drive from Tatopani to Pokhara

Day 7; Drive back to Kathmandu

 

Final thoughts 

All the treks above as mentioned are perfect for those of us who have a limited time but still want to taste a real adventure trekking experience in the mighty Himalayas of Nepal.  Hopefully, these best treks listed above in Nepal crash-course will assist you further with selecting your favorite trekking destination for your next trip to Nepal.

We at Alpine Ramble Treks organize a wide range of trekking, mountaineering, and many other adventure activities based on the number of your days and desires. We are here to make your trip at least once in a lifetime experience.

Choose any of these spectacular one-week treks in Nepal. We guarantee your safety and satisfaction with us whilst trekking in Nepal. With the most memorable and unforgettable experience.

Do not doubt to be part of this life-changing experience for your holidays. We look forward to experiencing this extraordinary trip with you all! Happy Holiday and Keep in Touch!

Send Inquiry