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Valley Hiking

" Kathmandu valley rim trek is perfect for those who are looking for a taste of trekking in Nepal. Kathmandu offers some excellent short treks, fine walks which can be a great introduction to trekking. Once outside the urban sprawl of the city, it is possible to experience traditional rural activities with in sight of the metropolis. "


Chisapani Nagarkot Hike


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Tamang settlement in Sundarijal, , the terraced farmlands , superb mountain view from both Chisapani and Nagarkot., visiting oldest temple of Changunarayan, an UNESCO declared world heritage site.
Chisapani is a popular mountain view spot about 5 hours walk from Sundarijal.This cool and beautiful place offers clos e view of eastern himalaya ranges.Nagarkot is another vew point in this route.Changunarayan which we cover on this hike is the oldest temple in the Kathmandu valley built in 5th century and a UNESCO declared world heritage site.

Season : All the year round.
Duration: 03 days
Grade : Moderate
Mountain view: Gaurishankar, Langtang, Dorje lhakpa and Everest ranges

Day 01: Early morniing breakfast and one hour drive to Sundarijal.5 hours walk to Chisapani (2050m).Overnight in tea house lodge.Pack lunch en route.
Day 02: About 7 hours walk from Chisapani to Nagarkot(2175m). Overnight in hotel.
Day 03: Early morning sunrise view, take breakfast , and depart from Nagarkot . After 3 hour hike take lunch on Changunarayan and catch the transport for Kathmandu


  • On the second day we can make the walk shorter by staying at a place called Chauki Bhanjyang(2000m) in between Chisapani and Nagarkot.
  • Instead of starting the trek from Sundarijal, we can start it from Budhanilkantha and stay first night in Shivapuri (2563m) and we reach Chisapani only on the second day. I n that case we need to go camping and not the lodge to lodge trek.

    Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour or Kathmandu valley tour

    mainly proposed to explore the Kathmandu valley that combines natural heritages as well as cultural experiences with outstanding view of mountains and panorama from selected sites of special places. Follwoing are the places you will explore Kathmandu valley.
    The Kathmandu is also known as Kantipur or Kingdom of Nepal. In Kathmandu, you will visit the temple of the Living Goddess who acknowledges the greetings of the devotees from the balcony of her temple residence. Kashtamandap - the source of the name Kathmandu and supposed to be made from the timber of a single tree and the Durbar Square are with its array of temples overlooked by the Hanuman Dhoka Palace, the ancient place of the Nepalese Royalty.


    Swaymbhunath Temple

    The Swaybhunath situated approximately 4 kms. This Buddhist Stupa said to be 2000 years old forms the main structure, which is composed of a solid hemisphere of brick and earth supporting a lofty conical spire capped by a pinnacle of copper gilt. Painted on the four-sided base of the spire are the all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha.

    Patan Durbar Square

    The Patan city is five Km. away from Kathmandu City. Patan known as Lalitpur is the city of fine arts, enclosed within four Stupas builds in 3rd century AD, by Emperor Ashoka. You will see the Durbar square; the Krishna Temple built by King Siddhi Narsingh Malla, Hiranya Varna Mabavihar and MahadouddhaTemple. A trip to The Tibetan Refugee Camp and the Handicraft Center will also be done while visiting Patan, where you will witness the hand weaving of Tibetan carpets and mounding of metal statues.

    Pasupatinath Temple

    The Pasupatinath situated 5 kms. east of Kathmandu City, Pashupatinath temple is one of the holiest temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. Situated amidst a lush green natural setting on the bank of the sacred Bagmati river, the temple built in pagoda style has glinted roof and richly carved silver doors. Visitors are permitted to view the temple from the east bank of Bagmati River, entrance in the temple being strictly forbidden to all non-Hindus. Pashupatinath is the centre of annual pilgrimage on the day of shivaratri, which falls in the month of February/March. Behind the temple are the cremation grounds.

    Boudha Temple

    This Stupa, 8 Km. east of Kathmandu City, is one of the biggest in the world of its kind. It stands with four pairs of eyes in the four cardinal direction keeping watch for righteous behavior and human prosperity. King Man Deva built this Buddhis Stupa at the advice of the Goddess Mani Jogini. It has built on an octagonal base inset with prayer wheels, the shrine ringed by houses of Lamas or Buddhist priest.

    Bhaktpur Durbar Square

    Bhadgaon known as Bhaktpur meaning the city of devotees, this place is the home of medieval art and architecture. Lying 14 km/9 miles of Kathmandu City, this place founded in the 9th century and is shaped like a conch shell. The city is at the height of 4,600 ft. above sea level. In Bhadgaon you will visit the Durbar Square with its array of temples overlooked by the Palace of 55 Windows built by King Bhupatindra Malla. Here you will also visit the Taleju Temple, which is the best example of Pagoda style structure in Nepal and stands on five terraces on each of which stands a pair of figures, two strong men, two elephants, two lion’s two griffins and two goddesses.

    The best time for Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour is better except the june/july because of monsoon. You can choose the date for this tour as per your desire and holidays.

    Total Cost Per Person Per Day (No Hidden Cost):

    1 pax: USD 100.
    2 pax: USD 85 Each.
    More Than 2 pax: USD 75 Each.

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