Chisapani Nagarkot trek is one of the easy treks near Kathmandu valley. It is a popular route for travelers who have lesser time in Nepal. Who are willing to experience natural beauty. Along the routes, we will get the stunning views of the countrysides and mountains. Chisapani Nagarkot goes via “Sundarijal,” a and hiking up to Mulkharka.
Chisapani Nagarkot trek follows the route from Sundarijal. We will trek the step on the water pipes. Which supplies water in Kathmandu Valley. On the way, We walking in a Shivapuri watershed and Wildlife reserve, This reserve offers rich insight into the culture. Also the lifestyle, and tradition of the locals living there. Also, Get the best view of mountains like Mount Manaslu, Ganesh Himal ranges, Mt Dorje Lhakpa in the Langtang range, Mt Gaurishanker. And also more will be overwhelming from the top of Shivapuri.
Similarly, the trail continues to Nagarkot from Chisapani. We will go to Nagarkot which is a favorite hill station in Nepal. After getting the view from From Nagarkot We will get back to Bhaktapur city (16.3 km: about half an hour drive). This is a famous Newar village full of cultural and archaeological monuments. We do the sightseeing tour here and after your lunch, we will drive back you to Kathmandu.
The nearest trekking route from Kathmandu is the Chisapani Nagarkot trek. As we will trek in the Shivapuri National Park, which also offers a stunning view of the snow-capped mountain and green hills. This is the best and near the place from Kathmandu to see the sunrise and sunset in the Langtang Himalayan range. Nagarkot is t is about is
Daa 5 to 6-hour uphill hiking. Afterward, we pick up you at your hotel and take a short drive around 45 minutes to Sundarijal. Trek starts from here and we will walk via from the town center to via a beautiful village called Mulkharka, Chisapani is one of the nearest and best Kathmandu Valley Trekking.
Chisapani Nagarkot trek is designed to provide you with a unique opportunity as well as to explore the myriad wonders of nature, rural Nepal, and the awe-inspiring majesty and beauty of dramatic mountain views.
Chisapani Nagarkot trek follows the route of Kathmandu valley. With the fantastic sight of historical monuments, traditional art and architecture, and lifestyles. Kathmandu valley rim trekking is suitable for those who are looking for a taste of trekking in Nepal. As this trek is exciting and exciting, entertainment is available around the city. Kathmandu Valley Rim trek is a rich culture. Experience along with with with the excellent mountain panoramic views. Kathmandu valley is surrounding by hills and we can see the Mountain view of Langtang and Ganesh Himalayan ranges. We have the best view of Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Gauri Shankar, Everest mountain range as well as Dorje Lakpa.
We will get the stunning picturesque views of the countryside during the Kathmandu valley trek. Snow-covered mountains, and Katmandu city. Most of the world heritages enlisted by UNESCO falls under the Kathmandu Valley trek. the trekking tails mostly follow the rims of the Kathmandu Valley. which offers you stunning views of snowy mountains extending far off into the distance. Tou can enjoy your Chisapani Nagarkot trek with the picturesque daily toil in the fields of its inhabitant.
if you have more time and wanted to extend the trip we can visit Dhulikhel and the famous temple Namo Buddha, Furthermore, it is a sacred Buddhist place. There is a fantastic legend related to the Buddha. Lord Buddha saved the life of a tiger dying from hunger by giving him his flesh. Here you are blessed to watch such peace and incredible Buddha Stupa, commemorated by an ancient stone slab and with the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. Visit the Gompa. We have an easy and pleasant about 3 hrs trek to Balthali Village. Different societies of people stay in the town with a very much friendly environment and understanding livings.
Similarly, on the way back, we can also visit a typical Newari village of Panauti. This town is a traditional Newar settlement having rural characters and rich in culture with a large number of fascinating temples. The city is also famous for a variety of farm products as offered for sale. We can explore the Panauti village and can visit the temple there. You can have an opportunity to visit an impressive wooden temple that belongs to the fourteenth century. We will drive back to Kathmandu from here. We will return back you to your hotel By the evening and finish your Chisapani Nagarkot trek.
While we are hiking from Chisapani to Nagarkot it is the easy hiking trail that is preferred by families and children. Because of its easy route and stunning views of the Himalayas at Nagarkot. We can also take alternate via Newari village Of Sankhu. you will walk through the nice farming sites with rice and vegetable fields. You can watch the local people working in the fields. Hikers can explore the culture of local food before you head out to Nagarkot. But our tour goes from Shivapuri National Park, which makes for some amazing views. If you are lucky enough, you may spot some animals as well. We will further walk to the Chisapani settlement and stay overnight there.
we can explore the cultural sites near Sundarijal. after drive you will get the fresh air of the mountain and the constant sound of water flowing. There are high waterfalls and small streams along the trail. We are mostly hiking through the national park, Soe you will meet the dense forest. We will enjoy the sound of birds chirping all other in the dense forest.
The hike from Sundarijal to Chisapani takes about 4-5 hours and we will make our overnight stop here. ay, it is perfect. You can also enjoy a beautiful sunrise from there the next day. Lots of small lodge and hotels will welcome you at Chispani for overnight stay. Also, you can camp over there and enjoy it in your own way. Chisapani is also the gateway of the Helambu and Langtang trek as well as the Gosaikunda trek also can start from here. in our itinerary, we are hiking till Nagarkot in a more exciting way.
Chisapani Nagarkot trek is easy and just 2 days hike so you can pack your belongings in your day pack. below is the idea for what to take.
Wind stopper, warm Jacket
Rucksack/backpack with cover Weatherproof pack cover
Raincoat or Umbrella (if trekking in Monsoon)
Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, floss, etc.)
Small first aid kit e.g. plasters, paracetamol, antiseptic wipes, etc
Some snicker, chocolate, candy
Chisapani Nagarkot Trek is just 2 days trekking so anybody can go for it. Actually, it is best for families with children and first-time trekkers with limited time. During the hike, we just need to walk in medium altitude (1400 m-2500 m) but you must have a normal health condition and average physical fitness. the alternate way there are transport facilities also so if you have any problem you can take a drive back to Kathmandu. We can do the hike throughout the year, Although the monsoon is not that good. You can’t get proper mountain views during the monsoon and the trail can be muddy.
We can extend the Chisapani Nagarkot trek for extra days with an overnight in Nagarkot hotel. There is a budget to 5-star accommodation in Nagarkot, the benefit of staying there is the next day you can have a stunning mount view with the best sunrise over the Himalayas. Wake up early in the morning to enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime sunrise view. Before the fresh morning rays reach your eyes with the mountain and countryside views.
After enjoying your breakfast with the best scenery, It is time to trek on the ridge of Kathmandu valley toward the Changunarayan Temple. This place is a UNESCO world heritage site. We take lunch in Telkot. En route lie pleasant views of farm terraces and of Kathmandu valley. If you are tired enough from earlier day hiking, you can drive straight to Kathmandu from Nagarkot, Enroute we can take you to Bhaktapur Durbarsqure and you can drive to Changu Narayan also. Finally, in the end, we drop back to your hotel.
Nagarkot is the small hills station and it is famous for its fascinating mountain view. Kathmandu city is filled with natural this popular hill lies north to Kathmandu valley and famous for the stunning Himalayas panorama and a superb view of sunrise and sunset. The sunrise view from Nagarkot is in the full range of the Himalayan from Dhaulagiri in the west and Mt. Everest in the east. It is also the best place nearby Kathmandu for some really refreshing environment to be free from hectic busy schedules. Chisapani Nagarkot trek provides scenic beauty and divine peace far from heat, dust, smoke, and the city’s hustle-bustle. We can also make this place to acclimatize for high altitude adventures as it is located at 7200 ft above sea level.
Duration: 2 Days
Best Travel Time: February to Mid June, September – November is the best season. Dec & January is Winter and cold can be snow on the trail, July & August is rainy time, trekking can be done, but visibility can be poor due to rain.
Transportation: Private Car/Hiace/Van
Hike Start/Finish: Kathmandu/ Kathmandu
Day 01: - Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal hiking to Chisapani (2140m height) (5-6hrs) hiking.
We will meet you at your hotel after breakfast. To start the trek we need to drive till Sundarijal about 1 hour with a private car. We start our trek from here the first part of the trek is climbing with the water pipe, which supplies Kathmandu drinking water. Today trail is in the Shivapuri Watershed and Wildlife Reserve. The reserve offers a rich insight into the lives, history, culture, and religion of its inhabitants. The trail continues up a hill through the forest to meet the Mulkharka Village (1894m) with the inhabitants of the Tamang people. We are walking mostly on the f rhododendron and oaks forest. We are descending finally from the Borlang Bhanjyang to the Chisopani (2140m). This village offers you a panoramic view of the western mountains like Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Ganesh Himal Range, Mt. Langtang Range, Mt. DorjeLhakpa Mt. Shisapangma, Mt. Gauri Shankar, and many more.
Sleep at basic local guest house.
Day 02: - Chisopani trekking to Nagarkot (2170m) drive to Kathmandu, 6/7 hour hike and about 2 hour drive back to Kathmandu
After having our breakfast and morning great view of Mountain. We are starting our journey in the mostly flat downhill trail to Nagarkot. Today trails follow in between the village and the nice forest. It offers you great views of the countryside and the Langtang Himalayas ranges. We can have lunch along the way and continue an easy and flat walk to Nagarkot. You will meet many trekkers waiting to see the best Himalayan vistas here. This place is near Kathmandu with lots of facilities for hotels and resorts. Well, it is known as a place to watch beautiful sunrises and sunsets, and also Mount Everest can be seen on a clear day, including the other 12 peaks. From here, we get breathtaking views from mount Everest to Manaslu and Gauri Shankar. Also, get the best view of DorjeLhakpa and other mountains. You can enjoy the sunset view here with the cup of coffee and we will drive back to Kathmandu.
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2 to 16 person