Pokhara-6, Gaurighat, Lakeside, Shivamandir Marga

Nagarkot Hiking

This short trek in Nepal begins at Chisapani, a beautiful place with a superb view of green sceneries and natural landscapes which are an hour drive and 4 hours walk from Kathmandu. Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking is famous as a short and easy trek in Nepal that follows the trails around Kathmandu valley.

As you start hiking along the trail of Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking, you will be welcomed by the revelation of nature as the striking view of Langtang range, Everest range and Gaurishankar range will unveil in front of your eyes. You will be thrilled at the undeniable splendor of nature as well as the traditional lifestyle of people living in the remote villages as you cross the ridge of Chisapani and move towards Shivapuri National Park. Although the hiking from Chisapani to Nagarkot is among the short treks of Nepal, it can prove to be quite rewarding in terms of natural and traditional exploration of the local communities of Nepal. The main attractions of this hiking are: Chisapani, visiting Dhulikhel Bazaar, viewing morning sunrise from Nagarkot, visiting the famous Buddhist Stupa – Namobuddha, Changunarayan Temple and Bhaktapur Durbar Square which altogether make the trip quite a stirring understanding of culture, nature, and spirituality.

In Nepal, short treks are popular among those who have less time but still want to gain an enriching experience within a short span of time. Besides for being short and easy, this hiking is also chosen for the easy access of the location, less expenditure and fewer crowds as the trails lie along the dense forests of the region.

  • Day 01: Sundarijal to Chisapani takes about 6 hours drive. Walking trail is not difficult as it's gradually ascending. You will be walking mostly through the forest of rhododendron and pine trees. You might see different species of monkeys and the wild pig during the walk. From Chisapani you will see Ganesh Himal, Shisapangma Himal, Dorje Lakpa and many other white peaks. Waking up early morning is suggested to explore sunrise view. Himal is a mountain in Nepalese language.

  • Day 02: Chisapani to Nagarkot, overnight at guest house Trekking from Chisapani to Nagarkot takes about 5 hours. Walking is even easier than yesterday. At the end of the day you have to ascend about 45 minutes but it's not difficult. When you are in Nagarkot you will forget Chisapani for a while as Nagarkot is really a nice place. This place is very famous for Mountain View and honeymoon stay. It means a place is so beautiful.

  • Day 03: Your guide will wake you up early morning to get a sunrise view. The scenery you will see from here is better than you saw from Chisapanii. After taking a breakfast at hotel you will walk to Changu Narayan temple and take a drive to Kathmandu.

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  • Trip Duration : 03 Days
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