•  Activities: Hiking
  •   Trip Grade: Easy

Trip Overview

Kathmandu Valley Trekking targets to trekkers or travelers who has certain day holiday to visit Nepal, the Himalayan country. This Kathmandu valley Trekking is best suited for all age group trekkers also suits for people who want to trek with their family. In the same manner, this valley trekking will offer a delightful experience of stunning natural vistas including sunrise views over Himalaya ranges. Kathmandu valley Trekking offers golden opportunity to explore and study the rich Nepalese culture tradition from the closest point.

Your trek starts as you take drive to Sundarijal from the Kathmandu city.  Sundarijal is the gate way to the trek and Shivapuri National Park where you can find cool shades of elevated trees, running streams and taste local foods over there. During you trail, you will observe scenic beauty of dense forest occupied by pine, oak and rhododendrons trees. While trekking you may encounter with wildlifes like sloth bears, wild boar, Indian porcupine, leopards and deer. Then, we will lean forward to Chisapani, A cool and beautiful place located on the trekking trails to Helambu and Langtang. Chisapani  offers the sceneic views of massive snow-capped mountains like Manaslu, Jugal Himal, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Gaurishankar Himal,  Everest range too. We also trek to Nagarkot to be an eyewitness to the heaven.  Nagarkot is famous for stunning view of sunrise and sunset which is definitely lure you. Clear and alluring views of the Langtang, Ganesh, Manaslu, and Annapurna mountains will add spice for your trek. Moreover, magnificent presence of the Himalayan peaks with scenery with more than thirty mountains over 6000m something like you never have imagined and wish with life time experience!

Our guide will make you trek awesome as you have to pass through the through beautiful Mongolians villages via Mulkharka, Chisapani, Nagarkot, Dhulikhel and back to Kathmandu.

Best season to have trek in Kathmandu valley is Normally Autumn & Spring season.

Trek major attraction:

  • Trek to Chisapani (2350 m / 7709 ft) to visit local villages and panoramic views of mountainous views.
  • Trek to Nagarkot (2100m / 6889ft) so be witness to heaven
  • Shivapuri National Park to eyewitness to the beauty of nature and wildlife
  • Bhaktapur Durbar Square (World Heritage site)
  • Pashupatinath and Boudhanath UNESCO World Heritage Site

Outline Itinerary

    • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
    • Day 02: Kathmandu to Sundarijal then to Chisapani
    • Day 03: Chisapani to Nagarkot (2155 m from sea level)
    • Day 04: Nagarkot to Dhulikhel (1845m)
    • Day 05: Return to Kathmandu. Drive approximately 2 hours
    • Day 06: Visit Thamel or rest/shopping with own activities
    • Day 07: Prepare to go your country

Detail Itinerary

Arrival in Kathmandu

Our Trekking company representative will be there to welcome you in Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to hotel. They will have briefing about the Kathmandu Valley Trekking and routes. Spend Night at hotel.

Kathmandu to Sundarijal then to Chisapani

From hotel of Kathmandu we will drive to Sundarijal taking private vehicles. Our trek will begin from Sundarijal with the hills with fast flowing river on our right. We have to walk approximately 4-5 hours to reach Chisapani (2135 m). We will stay there.

Chisapani to Nagarkot (2155 m from sea level)

After one night at Chisapani, you move ahead to Nagarkot and to reach there we have to walk approximately about 5-6 hours. On the way, you will find Mongolian villages and stunning views of the Mountain ranges. You will spend night there and as I have already mentioned that this place is famous for the stunning view of Sunset and sunrise.

Nagarkot to Dhulikhel (1845m)

From Nagarkot, you have to walk approximately 5-6 hours to reach Dhulikhel. You can also go to Hajar Sidi (thousand step) if you wish to have more trekking.

: Return to Kathmandu. Drive approximately 2 hours

You can return to Kathmandu by taking local bus or private vehicle. Theen you can have sightseeing at the Kathmandu Valley as Pashupatinath temple- biggest Hindu shrine, Boudhhanath: visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world Basantapur durbar Square: you will enjoy with different Hindus Temple , Goddes Kumari and building made in Malla  dynasty.  You can also visit the Heart of Kathmandu, Thamel and enjoy over there.

Visit Thamel or rest/shopping with own activities

You can visit Thamel and visit different cultural shops and buy things that represent Nepal and Nepalese culture.

Or you can have day rest at your hotel. On the evening you can go to Thamel to enjoy night life over there.

Prepare to go your country

You can pack your things up and ready to board to your homeland

Equipment List

  1. What things should I bring with me for the trek?

Roughly there are not many things to bring with you for the trek. You can bring your personal things as:

  • 2 -3 pairs of light trousers
  • 1 pair of sports shoes suit for trekking
  • 2 -3 light shirts or t-shirts during summer but during wintertime, bring warm jackets and sweaters
  • few pairs of trekking socks
  • sunglass
  • sunblock
  • water bottle
  • headlamp
  • hat or cap
  • light snacks

Before You Go


  • Should I have to buy a trekking permit for?

Each and every Trekking routes in Nepal require Trekking permit. Therefore, you must have one Trekking permit and have to pay NPR 500 if you are foreigners and NPR 50 for Nepalese.

  • Do I need to hire a porter for this trek?

Hiring a porter depends on how much things you are going to carry with you. If you are string enough to carry your things up and walk 5-6 hours then you do not need. If you think that you can’t then it would be better to hire porter with you.

  • Is guide compulsory?

I think that guide in compulsory for any trek the reason is that you may not know the trekking routes and do not know about the locality. You may lost trail if are new to this trek. Thus, Guide is compulsory in my opinion.


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