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Kathmandu Short Trek

Trip code
Package name Kathmandu Short Trek
Duration 3
Max. elevation 2170 m
Level EASY
Transportation Bus/car
Accomodation Hotel/Homestay
Starts at Kathmandu Sundarijal
Ends at Bhaktapur Kathmandu
Trip route Kathmandu, Sundarijal, Mulkharka, Chisapani, Nagarkot and Bhaktapur
Cost USD 300 per person



kathmandu Short Trek is offers a unique opportunity to explore the myriad wonders of nature, rural Nepal and the inspiring beauty of mountain views. The first destination of your trekking is Chisopani, where you will enjoy gift of nature being away from the chaos of city life. During the trekking you will encounter the local people and experience their culture and lifestyle.

From Nagarkot you will enjoy early sunrise view and mesmerizing Himalayan mountain range. The village of Nagarkot is perched on the edge of the Kathmandu valley and offers superb view of the mountains. At the end of the trek you will visit the temple at Changunarayan which offers you to observe religious practice of Nepalese people.

Kathmandu short trek is newly opened hiking trails just within few hours' drive from downtown. Kathmandu valley is surrounded by tier of green hills at an elevation from 1350 meters to 2800 meters above sea level. In spring this  area is alive with blooming rhododendrons, magnolias, and many wild, bushy, colorful flowers.

This Short Trek is most suited for the family as well as for those who have short holiday in Nepal but want to enjoy mountain views and experience the rural culture of the country. This day hiking package gives you the opportunity to explore and enjoy the natural beauty, culture, tradition and lifestyle of the rural Nepal along with the fantastic view of the majestic mountain ranges near Kathmandu.

This Hiking trail around Kathmandu is the off the beaten trail which offers a rich insight into the lives, history, culture and religion together with the daily farming activities of  the  inhabitants. Kathmandu short trek begins at  Sundarijal, the North East entry point from Kathmandu. From this trailhead we follow the Shivapuri national park , walk over hundreds of stone steps up to villages and bamboo groves ultimately reaching Chisapani. From here we can observe sunrise view and several Himalayan mountain range - Manaslu, Boudha himal, Ganesh himal ,Langtang range, Dorje lakpa, Shisapangma and Gaurishankar. All trekking trails around Kathmandu are naturally and culturally popular places . Then, you head to Nagarkot. The walk from one village to another village passing through terraced rice-fields and woody areas, observing diverse flora and fauna along the forest trails gives you the life time experience.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Drive to Sundarijal (1350m) and start trek to Chisopani (2140m).

Day 2 : Trek Chisopani to Nagarkot (2170m)

Day 3 : Trek to Changu Narayan (1500 m.) and then drive back to Kathmandu.


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