20 Best 5 Days Trek and Tours in Nepal 2024 |2025

  • Kishwor Adhikari
  • Last Updated on May 11, 2024

Nepal the renowned land of mountains is popular for many stunning trekking routes. Although Nepal is beloved for long adventurous trek to the mountain, you should know that there are many short and equally rewarding treks to Nepal. It is a myth that you need thousands of dollars and months of time to explore the most beautiful mountains in the world. In fact, you can now complete many popular and rejuvenating tricks in Nepal in less than a week. Especially, after the extensive development of road networks in the remote valley of Nepal, trekking to the mountains has become so easier.

These short treks to Nepal last 5 days and take you to the proximity of mountains at minimum cost. Being the shortest trek Itinerary, these treks can be completed for less than $500, even when you take a full-inclusive package by Himalayan Masters. So don't let your time and budget keep you away from the Himalayas. Mountains are calling you and you must go.

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek

After the EBC, Annapurna base camp trek is the second most popular and crowded trek of Nepal and it is ranked the 10th tallest mountain in the world and considered as the most beautiful one. Or Annapurna base camp trick is only of few kilometres away from Pokhara and be completed within four days. Firstly, you drive from Pokhara Jhinu dada, and trek to Sinuwa/Bamboo to reach Annapurna in just a second day. Moreover, you also get to explore another base Camp i.e. Macchapuchre Base camp in this 5days trek in Nepal. The cultural exposure and natural beauty and the trial to Annapurna are unbelievable and this is our best recommended short trek in Nepal.

Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek

The Mardi Himal base camp trek is another famous trek that is close to Pokhara. Mardi Himal lies right next to Annapurna and lies within the Annapurna conservation area itself. The tracking route to Maruti is filled with beautiful forests a trial of an alpine me Joe. This is a rather easy trekking route with 7 to 8 hours of working and you can be back to Pokhara on the fourth day itself. Mardi Himal Base camp trek is one of the recent trekking trails in Nepal and also the cheapest one. Now, fulfils your dream to capture beautiful pictures before the Himalayas for less than $500 with this 5 days trek in Nepal.

Lower Mustang Muktinath Trek

Muktinath Trek is a religious pilgrim tour in Nepal with many rewarding views. Muktinath lies in the Mustang district of Nepal about 70 km away from Pokhara. The ride to Muktinath is very rewarding and culturally blessed. This is the common heritage for Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims which thousands of internal tourists visit each year. The semi-desert land of Nepal has a completely different desert landscape and many famous places along the way. The color combination in the landscape and the Panorama of the Himalayas range from Muktinath is unbelievable.

To reach Muktinath, you can drive for about 8 hours from Pokhara or fly to Jomson in about 25 minutes and then ride for 30 mins. We recommend you extend your 4 days trek in Nepal for a few days to explore Upper Mustang as well.

Manang Tilicho Lake Trek

Another popular destination for religious and natural purposes as the part of 5 days trek in Nepal. Tilicho is the highest-located glacier lake in the old at a height of 4919 m. View of the pristine Lake surrounded by tall mountain ranges is just amazing. This is also a small section of the Annapurna circuit trek where you will be hiking north of Lamjung. You can complete the Tilicho Lake trek in 5 days from Kathmandu on a private vehicle. You can first drive to Besishar and then to Manang on a private jeep. From Manang, you trek from Khangsar to Tilicho Base Camp and reach Tilicho Lake on the 3rd day.

Pikey Peak Trek

Do you want to view Everest's other 8,000 m plus peaks on a single point without trekking for many days? Pikey Peak Trek is claimed to be the best viewpoint for mountain ranges such as Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyo, and even Annapurna/ Dhaulagiri with only three days of walking. This trek in the lower Solukhumbu region lies in close proximity to Everest without having to fly to Lukla. If you want a budget trip towards Everest, this is definitely the trekking package you are looking for. To start the 5 Days Pikey Peak trek, you head to the northeast of Kathmandu to Dhap and hike to Bhulbhule to reach the Pikey Peak base camp on the 3rd day.

Everest View Trek

Everybody dreams of standing before the mighty Everest at least once in a lifetime. This Everest view Nepal tour in 5 days is designed for people with short stops in Nepal and in search of comfort while also witnessing the best views of the mountain. During this Everest view trek, you will fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and then walk to Namche Bazar. In just three days, you get to witness the spectacular views of the mountain Sherpa community and the wildlife inside the Sagarmatha National Park. Hike to Everest View Hotel for the stunning sunrise before the panorama over dozons 8000-meter peak is the highlight of this Nepal tour in 4 days.

Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek

This is my personal favourite when it comes to the short treks in Nepal. Ghorepani Ghandruk trek is by far the most scenic trekking route in Nepal and also a very comfortable one. The major highlight of this trek is Poonhill at the height of 3200 m where you can watch the beautiful sunrise and panorama of the mountain range. Then, you can walk to the village of Gandruk where you can live in the homes of the Gurung community while also visiting a Museum and temple around them. Further, you can ride back to Pokhara in just a few hours and explore the beauty of the Phewa lake as well. Comfortable accommodation, mostly for transportation option and cheap price is what makes Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek a good choice for Nepal tour in 4 days.

Mohore Danda Trek

Also located in the Annapurna region, Mohore Danda Trek is designed to experience the village life and culture of Nepal. This is an easy trick with an itinerary designed for beginners of a high-altitude trek. Mohare Danda trek starts with a hundred-kilometer ride north of Pokhara and four days of the trek. You can hike through Patichaur and Lespar to reach Mohare Danda on the second day. Also , you can easily extend this trip to include Ghorepani and Ghandink on your Itinerary. Trying on local traditional magar dresses, working in their farms, and practicing to cook some local dishes is the highlight of 5 days tours in Nepal.

Khayer Lake Trek

Also called the Khopra Lake trek, this Nepal tour in 4 days region also revolves around the Annapurna Conservation Area. Khopra Ridge is the base camp for hiking up to Khayer Lake 4500 Meters on the morning of the 3rd day. This pristine Sandy Lake is very unique and decorated with the backdrop of Himalayan ranges Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Bhara Shikhar, and Machhapuchhre. From Pokhara, you head to the village of Dobato and hike for one more day to reach the Khayer Lake. Also, there are easy extensions to nearby hilltops such as Poonhill and Pokhara sightseeing for 5 days tours in Nepal.

Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang early trek lies a few kilometres north of Kathmandu and this is already a best 4/5 days trek in Nepal. The Alpine widow and the Buddhist cultural heritage of Langtang have attracted many tourists for more than a century now. Kyanjin Gompa (3870m), the rich biodiversity of Langtang National Park, a panorama of Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa Langtang Ri, Yala Peak, and more make it a very fulfilling trek. The journey begins with a drive to Syarubesi and a hike to lama hotel before we reach Langtang village on the 3rd day, thus completing your 5 days tours in Nepal.

Langtang Tamang Heritage Trek

Also located within the Langtang National Park, this Tamang Heritage Trek has been specially designed to explore the cultural heritages and villages of Nepal. Tamangs are the followers of Tibetan Buddhism and have many unique rituals and heritages. The Tamang Heritage trekking trail includes many villages on the way. For most of the 5 days treks in Nepal, you will be staying in the houses of local people and enjoying the local food. You can even try on their clothes and learn dances and music. And the Nepal trekking 5 days ends at the famous city of Pokhara.

Chitwan Pokhara Tour

Ready for an exciting and luxurious vacation around important cities of Nepal? First of all, we will drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara and engage in fun activities such as boating in Phewa Lake, and sightseeing in natural caves, waterfalls, and river gorges while also being part of adventurous sports such as paragliding and bungee. Then, we drive to Chitwan for a Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park. Also a UNESCO World Heritage site, this Nepal trekking 5 days is a rich forest where we engage in Elephant riding, Jeep safari, canoeing, and Tharu cultural dance.

UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour

The small nation of Nepal has 10 UNESCO old heritage sites with each of them just inside Kathmandu valley. Ring two days after around Kathmandu Valley we can visit the cultural heritage as Kathmandu, Patan, Bhaktapur Dubar Square, Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath, and Bouddhanath. Breeze Adventures Avengers all the stores inside Kujh Moon Valley in a private car with many locals' food to taste. If you wish, you can also go to Chitwan National Park and Lumbini as an extended version of this Nepal trekking 5 days.

Gosainkunda Lake Trek

Gosaikunda is a holy lake for Buddhist and Hindu followers of Nepal is the best 5 days trek in Nepal. This lake is related to the age-old mythology of Lord Shiva. So, many local pilgrims travel their way off to Gosaikunda and take a dip in the holy lake here. Gosaikunda trip can also start from Dhunche and be the stunning 5 Days Trek in Nepal.

On the 3rd day, you will be waking up before the beautiful mountain vistas and a holy lake before you. Isn’t this amazing? This is also among the budget tours in Nepal but the trekking route is a bit difficult than other short treks in Nepal. So, some strength build-up before the journey is obviously useful for this Nepal travel 4 days.

Kapuche Lake Trek

Kapuche Lake's altitude of 2,546m is the lowest altitude glacier lake in Nepal. The Kapuche Lake route was recently opened for foreigners but it has been popular among local tourists for a long time. Kapuche Lake Trek also lies only a few kilometers away from Pokhara and can be completed in three days. From Pokhara, you can take a jeep to Sikles and hike to the place called Gothgar. There are only two to three basic huts or tents for accommodation in Gothgar. In the morning you can hike to Kapuche and be back to Gothgar for breakfast. Then, you can walk back to Siklesh on Nepal travel 5 days to spend a high in a homestay and drive to Pokhara the next morning.

Sikles Trek

Sikles is a beautiful village just 20 km north of Pokhara. Despite being so close to Pokhara, Siklesh has a completely different lifestyle and natural views. You can find a bus or jeep to Siklesh from Pokhara and you can reach there in less than two hours. Siklesh is a great spot if you want to witness some classical villages of Nepal while staying in a comfortable homestay. So, it is the starting point of many interesting treks such as the Kapuche trek and the Kori trek for making this a 5 Days Tours in Nepal.

Pokhara Tour

Well, this is a trek cum sightseeing tour in Pokhara, the paradise city of mountains and lakes. Pokhara is about 200 km west of Kathmandu and a major tourist destination for Nepal. There are six lakes, many museums, waterfalls, and natural caves to visit inside Pokhara. You can also go for short trekking around the city and enjoy the Luxury here on Nepal trekking 5 days. Pokhara homes some of the finest Hotels, restaurants, and bars so that you can enjoy the nightlife of Nepal fully. And it's full of fun activities such as paragliding, bungee jumping, hot air balloon flight, rafting, and more for Nepal travel 4 days.

Lumbini Kapilvastu Tour

Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha is a place that everyone should visit at least once in their lifetime. Gautam Buddha, the founder of Buddhism was born in Lumbini and this is a UNESCO world heritage site, also the most important destination for tourists around the world. Currently, there are over 20+ Monasteries and stupas built by different countries like China, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, and more. Although there are not any trekking destinations around, you can go for sightseeing and food haunting around Lumbini Kapilavasthu for 5 Days Tours in Nepal.

Kumai Danda Trek

In the last few years, this trek has emerged as a favourite destination for internal tourists, accessible in just two days and with a minimum budget from Pokhara, this Khumai Danda trek offers astonishing views of the mountains including Annapurna, Mt. Macchapuchre, and Mardi. For Khumai trek, we first drive to Hemja and start the walk from Ghachowk to Hile khaki. You can reach Khumai Danda at 3245m on just the second day and hike to Korchan Danda (3700m) on the third day to capture beautiful pictures. While you can do this trek in Autumn and spring, winter trekking to Kumai Danda is also popular trek in Nepal for 5 days.

Panchpokhari Trek

The true beauty of Nepal lies In the mountains and the glacier lakes hidden between them. Panch Pokhari lies in the north of Kathmandu within the protection of Langtang National Park. Known to have religious importance for Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims, these lakes offer truly inexplicable sceneries at 4100 meters. Also, the splendid mountain panorama of Jugal Himal peaks such as Dorje Lakpa, Madiya, and Phurbi Chhyachu makes it even more thrilling. For this trek, you drive west of Kathmandu towards Melamchi route up to Bhotang and reach Pach Pokhari on the 3rd day. Here, the return journey only takes 2 days and it comes the best 5 Days Trek in Nepal.

Weather and Temperature for 5 Days Trek in Nepal

First and foremost, all these short treks in Nepal take you around 3000 to 4000 m above sea level where the temperature is always below 15°C and coldness persists.

In Nepal, you can clearly see four kinds of weather. June, July, and August which is summer get a higher amount of rainfall (best for the Mustang and Tilicho trek). The next three months of autumn have no wind and rainfall, but the temperature starts to drop around -10°C. From December, it starts to get colder and by January most of these trekking paths are covered in snow. If you love a little cold and snow, it is a great month for trekking in the mountains. The snow clears off at the beginning of March and the flowers start to bloom while the temperature rises up to 15°C, a ideal weather for Nepal trekking 5 days.

Best time for Nepal tour 5 days

The beauty of short treks in Nepal is that they can be done throughout the year. While many other city treks in Nepal are closed during summer and winter, these smaller treks can be arranged according to your schedule. Even then, if wanna view and meet other fellow travelers on the way, trekking in autumn and spring is recommended. Mountains are clearer and more beautiful during autumn I.e. September, October, and November. Meanwhile, spring is truly colorful in the addition of Rhododendron blooms in all hilly regions, the best time for Nepal for 5 days.

5 days Nepal Trek Tour Cost

Almost all of these Nepal trekking 5 days can be completed for less than $500, that too you travel with a guide and luxury accommodation. Only you choose to go for domestic flights to cities such as Pokhara and Mustang, your voice is it might get higher. The good thing is you do not need to hire a guide or even a porter for many of these short treks in Nepal. So, you save a lot of money on a guide, porter, and transportation (as low as $300) for Nepal trekking 5 days. However, permits for the trek and finding your route can be tricky without a guide, so we don’t recommend 5 days Nepal travel itinerary without guide.

5 Days Nepal Trek tour itinerary

The 5 days Nepal travel Itinerary depends on the locations you choose. However, most of the trek trials in Nepal are stars from Pokhara. So, you can first travel from Kathmandu to Pokhara and then choose one of the treks mentioned in the list above. And, if you're confused about which one of these trekking routes are best, you can email us with your expectation. Then, we shall recommend the best trial for you and build a customized 5 Days Nepal Trek tour itinerary.

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