Chisapani Nagarkot trek is most popular among those who have lesser time in Nepal and are willing to experience natural beauty. This trekking provides the stunning views of countrysides and mountains. Chisapani Nagarkot hike starts from the short drive to “Sundarijal,” a place away from the city hub.
Chisapani Nagarkot trek follows the trail of Sundarijal climbing up the water pipes, which supplies water in Kathmandu Valley. On the way, you will witness Shivapuri watershed and Wildlife reserve offering rich insight into the culture, lifestyle, and tradition of the locals living there. Also, the view of mountains like Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Ganesh Himal, Mt Dorje lakpa, Mt Gaurishanker, and many more will be overwhelming from the top of Shivapuri.
Similarly, the trail continues to Nagarkot from Chisapani. Nagarkot is a favorite hill station in Nepal. From Nagarkot, you’ll drive back to Bhaktapur city (16.3 km: about half an hour), a famous Newar village full of cultural and archaeological monuments. Spend time sightseeing, and after lunch, you will return to Kathmandu via a short drive.
This trip is designed to provide you with a unique opportunity to explore the myriad wonders of nature, rural Nepal, and the awe-inspiring majesty and beauty of dramatic mountain views.
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.
Drive about 1 hour from Kathmandu takes you to trek start point Sundarijal. From Sundarijal, the trail climbs up beside the water pipes, which supplies Kathmandu drinking water. The path will enter through the Shivapuri Watershed and Wildlife Reserve, which offers a rich insight into the lives, history, culture, and religion of its inhabitants. From the top of Shivapuri, one can have 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. The trail continues up a hill through the forest to meet the Mulkharka Village (1894m) with the inhabitants of Tamang people. The trail continues with climbing on the forest of rhododendron and oaks after pass the Borlang Bhanjyang trail goes downhill to Chisopani (2140m). The mountain of Manaslu to Everest offers beautiful photography and panoramic views.
Sleep at basic local guest house.
Day 02: - 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, we continue our trekking through a mostly flat downhill trail to Nagarkot. The trekking goes between the village and forest with great views of the countryside and mountains. Nagarkot offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan Mountains, quality accommodation, and high standards of service. Nagarkot is much more away from the hustle and bustle of urban life. 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 of Mt. Everest, Manaslu, and Gauri Shankar, DorjeLhakpa, and other mountains. After sunset tour in Nagarkot, we will drive to Kathmandu.
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2 to 16 person