Kathmandu Valley Scenic Hill Trekking

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Trip overview
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Group Size
1-16 Persons
Max Altitude
Fitness level
Moderate with Ups and Downhill walks.
Sundarijal - Chisapani - Nagarkot - Dhulikhel

About : Kathmandu Valley Scenic Hill Trekking

‘fascinating views and exciting country walks on the hills of Kathmandu valley rim’

“Fabulous views of massive mountains from Manaslu-Ganesh-Langtang-Jugal Himal to Everest range
Explore interesting farm villages on scenic country walks from Chisapani-Nagarkot to Dhulikhel town
Fascinating sunrise and sunset views over array of peaks from wonderful overnight places on the treks
Enjoy lovely walks in the shade of snow capped peaks and within serene and enchanting green forest
Exciting panorama from the start to an end of the treks in the harmony of cool, fresh mountain air.”


Kathmandu Valley Scenic Hill Trekking a short and best adventure to escape from the hustle and bustle city life of Kathmandu for few days, where you can breathe cool, fresh air along with fabulous mountain views towards north direction.

A perfect trek for all types of people and age group also, as well for trekkers and adventurer where on this walks leads you with good exercise before joining other major adventure around Himalaya, as this scenic walk offers exciting panorama of high snow capped peaks range along with stunning sunrise and sunset views.

Kathmandu Valley Scenic Hill Trekking takes you to high ridges above valley rim where one can observe Nepalese Hill people rural farm life and culture of age-old heritage within a short frame time, besides beautiful scenery of dramatic landscapes with rolling green hills and valley, walk takes you into dense cool forest covered with tall rhododendron, oaks, magnolia, pines and fir trees.

Views of snow capped peaks remains constant throughout the trek from the start to an end on this lovely walks to Chisapani, Nagarkot and Dhulikhel Hill town in the comfort of nice local lodge and resorts with rooms facing grand views of high mountain range.

Starts with short drive to reach north east of Kathmandu city and valley rim with climb for few hours past farm villages and forested to Chisapani a scenic and highest spot of the treks, enjoying views of sunrise over Himalayan peaks, where walk leads to ups and downhill to reach another lovely scenic place at Nagarkot, famous hill town for excellent views of sunrise and sunsets over range of mountains.

Enjoying time at Nagarkot last day walk takes you on scenic path to reach at beautiful hill town of Dhulikhel one of the oldest town inhabited with local Newar tribe having great interesting culture and custom, at Dhulikhel enjoy fabulous panorama of high Central Himalayan peaks with sunrise and then head back to Kathmandu, after a great marvelous experience on Kathmandu valley scenic hill trekking. 

Best time and season for Kathmandu Valley Scenic Hill Trekking

Nearly all months of the year except wet monsoon months of mid June to August, best time for
this short trek on the hills of Kathmandu valley rim as well for other Himalayan destinations, in spring season from March to May and in autumn / falls times of September till early December months.

March to May where days are warm with enough day lights cold in the morning and late afternoon till night times.

An enjoyable time in spring when wild flowers are in full bloom especially rhododendron of various species from tall trees to bush with magnolia and other beautiful flowers that makes a natural garden around high green hills.

September to early December months best time with clear fine days for views and pleasant walks but short sun-light hours due to autumn and winter season, much colder morning till night times can expect snow sometimes during walks on high area of Chisapani and Nagarkot.


Trip Outlook

Trek Mode: Hotel in Kathmandu with local lodge and resorts on treks
Trek Grade: Moderate with Ups and Downhill walks.
Trekking Region: Nepal North Central Himalaya within Kathmandu valley rim
Highest Elevation: At Chisapani 2,230 m and Nagarkot Hill 2,100 m high.
Trek Duration: 03 Nights and 04 Days (with drives both ways)
Total Trip: 06 Nights and 07 Days (from arrival to main departure)

Short outline Itinerary

Day 01: On arrival at Kathmandu airport 1,340 m meet our staff and transfer to hotel.

Day 02: At Kathmandu with options for tour with time for trek preparations. 

Day 03: Short drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal and trek to Chisapani 2,230 m-4 hrs walks. 

Day 04: Trek to Nagarkot Hill at 2,100 m high – 05 hrs.

Day 05: Trek to Dhulikhel Hill town 1,540 m – 06 hrs.

Day 06: Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel -07 hrs.

Day 07: International departure for home ward bound.

Day 01: On arrival at Kathmandu airport 1,340 m meet our staff and transfer to hotel

Landing at Kathmandu and Nepal international airport, where our guide or staff receives you for short drive to your respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu.

After checking into your nice rooms with rest after a jet-lag, and then rendezvous with other group member of Kathmandu Valley Scenic Hill Trekking, our guide will brief you with information regarding the treks, about hotels and lodge with Nepalese culture, do’s and don’ts.

Evening enjoy grand welcome dinner in typical Nepalese restaurants with various native cultures as entertainment.

Day 02: At Kathmandu with options for tour with time for trek preparations.

At Kathmandu as free day where one can join in our interesting sightseeing tour as options, as the capital Kathmandu of Nepal steeped with historical and religious monuments of world heritage sites.

Afternoon at leisure and preparation for Kathmandu Valley Scenic Hill Trekking to start next early morning with exciting short drive towards North East of Kathmandu valley rim.

Day 03: Short drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal and trek to Chisapani 2,230 m-4 hrs walks.

Morning short drive to Sundarijal approx: 15 k.m. driving distance, as walk starts with climb past waterfalls reaching Shivapuri National Park, from here walk into forest past farm villages to Chisapani, located on a high ridge 

Chisapani at 2,230 m high offers views of Annapurna-Manaslu-Ganesh Himal, Lang tang Himal extending towards Jugal Himal including Kathmandu valley with fabulous sunrise and sunset views

Day 04: Trek to Nagarkot Hill at 2,100 m high - 05 hrs.

Enjoy sunrise over wide range of Himalayan peaks, morning walk starts on high ridge with pleasant walk on gradual winding path through enchanting rhododendron, pines forest then with downhill to Chowki-Bhanjyang, a small farm village with views of Kathmandu valley rim. 

After a nice break carry on with good walk for few hours past Jarsing Pawa 1,700m, from this village route diverts to uphill trail, then downhill for a short distance to the village at Kartike bhanyang with an hour climb to reach uphill walk at Nagarkot hill town for overnight stop.

Nagarkot, located at an elevation of 2,100 meters, this hill top is famous for stunning sunrises and sunset views reflecting its light on the range of snow capped mountains from Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal with Langtang-Jugal Himal Mt. Gaurishankar and towards Everest range in the far-east horizon.

Day 05: Trek to Dhulikhel Hill town 1,540 m - 06 hrs.

From Nagarkot with early morning views of sunrise over snow capped mountains, walk on winding path with gradual up through farm villages and cultivated terraced field on this remote and isolated place seldom trekked, the walk leads through nice forest with pleasant trail, the walk continues with few ups and more downhill all the way to another beautiful and popular hill destination at Dhulikhel, famous for Mountain Resorts with panorama of mountain range, this old Newar town lies beyond the eastern rim of Kathmandu valley with nice and comfortable resorts, hotels and lodge.

Day 06: Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel -07 hrs.

With another exciting and striking sunrise views over snow capped mountains; last day of wonderful walks completes with an interesting morning drive through typical Newari towns and villages, then back to the city hub at Kathmandu, after a fabulous time around high hills of Kathmandu valley rim.

Day 07: International departure for home ward bound.

After a wonderful time in Nepal with amazing time in high Himalayan mountains around Kathmandu 

Valley Scenic Hill Trekking and with your last day in the country of amazing wide high Himalaya, our staff 

Transfer you to airport for your flight back home or to next port of call.

What's Included

  • Kathmandu to Sundarijal and Chagunarayan to Kathmandu by private car.
  • Accommodation in Chisapani and Nagarkot
  • An English speaking trekking guide.
  • Packed Lunch
  • Entry permits.

What's Excluded

  • Bar Bills like Mineral Water, Beer, Whiskey etc.
  • Rest of all that are not mentioned in cost inclusive.
  • Any of your personal expenses.

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