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Trip Overview

Kathmandu Valley short trek is a truly beautiful trekking experience for visitors who have not long time stay in Nepal. It offers stunning mountain views without taking long adventure days. You can get view of stunning mountains and landscapes of the hilly region. While hiking you come across places like Nagarkot, Chisapani, Kakani, Champadevi, Phulchowki and Bhaktapur. These Kathmandu hikes are for every age group and for all seasons. You can see Temples, monasteries, stupas along the trails. You can see farmers in the field and pilgrims in the shrines. Trekkers experience typical culture of local people and enjoy different hospitalities.

Outline Itinerary

    • Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
    • Day2: Trek to Chisapani-
    • Day 3: Phulchowki hike from Godawari
    • Day4: Kakani to Gurje Bhanjyang Hike
    • Day 5: Champa Devi Hike
    • Day6: Nagarkot Hike
    • Day 7: Transfer to Airport for final departure.

Detail Itinerary

Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
Trek to Chisapani

Chisapani is a small settlement of Brahmin, Gurung and Sherpa. The trek is popular for spectacular view of snow capped mountains. The hike start from Sundarijal passes the main water source for Kathmandu and goes on through Shivapuri National Park until you reach Chisapani village.

Phulchowki hike from Godawari

Phulchowki is the highest hill surrounding Kathmandu Valley. We drive through Godavari (Botanical garden) and gradually hiking uphill all the way through sub-tropical thick forest. The eastern part of Annapurna range to Gaurishankar can be seen from here. After strolling and having lunch we hike following the same trail to Godavari and in Kathmandu hotel.

Kakani to Gurje Bhanjyang Hike

Hike starts by drive to Kakani 32 kms North of Kathmandu. We hike for three hours to Bhanjyang after steep climb of 25 minutes we are at Bhanjyang. We have lunch and stroll around and hike down to Kakani. Then we drive back to Kathmandu in our hotel.

Champa Devi Hike

Champadevi acts a border in southeastern corner of Valley. The highlights of this trek are Pine forest, stupas and glimpse of Himalayas. From Pharping we hike to Champadevi. After strolling and lunch we come down via. same route to Kathmandu City at our hotel.

Nagarkot Hike

Nagarkot is a quiet and scenic hilltop about 32 km from Kathmandu. The sunrise and sunset view from Nagarkot is impeccable. You see vivid view of Mountain ranges Gaurishankar, Langtang, Dorje, and distant view of Mount Everest. The trek starts from Sankhu and reach Nagarkot early afternoon. After that we visit Changu Narayan and drive to Kathmandu

Transfer to Airport for final departure

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