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Kathmandu Valley Trek

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Trip Overview of Kathmandu Valley Trek

Kathmandu valley trek is an excellent short and leisurely trek. 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 always surrounded by high Himalaya Mountain. We have the best view of  Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Gauri Shankar, Everest mountain range as well as Dorje Lakpa.

This trek provides you stunning picturesque views of the countryside. Snow-covered mountains, and Katmandu city. Most of the world heritages enlisted by UNESCO falls under Kathmandu Valley trek. Such as Pashupatinath, Swyambhunath, Buddhist shrine, and Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square are few spots among many. It takes you along the rims of the Kathmandu Valley. Offering fantastic views of snowy mountains extending far off into the distance.

The Kathmandu valley trek offers a rich insight into the lives, history, culture, and religion. Together with the picturesque daily toil in the fields of its inhabitant. The temples in the valley Pashupatinath and Swyambhunath (Monkey Temple), stands as the pride of the country. There are also other cities and many area temples, all within easy walking distance of downtown Durbar Square at the center of Kathmandu. This valley rim trek offers 180 -degree panoramic mountain views stretching from far west Annapurna range to Mt. Everest in the east of Nepal.

Nearest trekking from Kathmandu valley

The Kathmandu valley trek trail enters through the Shivapuri Watershed and Wildlife Reserve. Therefore many varieties of birds can be seen around its calm nature from early autumn to late spring. Likewise, the hilltop of Phulchowki with Godawari to its base and Kirtipur to Champadevi are some of its highlights to trek in this Kathmandu valley. When you arrive at Nagarkot, it offers spectacular Mountain View as well as a panoramic view of Kathmandu Valley. Afterward, your visit to the valley of Dhulikhel and Changu Narayan is an ideal place for visitors to enjoy the natural environment.

Above the Himalaya, Trekking has designed a special hiking trip around the Kathmandu valley trek route. The trail also includes a leisurely walk in a beautiful vicinity with enough opportunity to understand the local people, their villages, culture as well as lifestyle.

Kathmandu Valley Trek - Trip Info

Duration: 03 days

Highest Altitude: 2300m

Lowest Altitude: 1350 m

Trek Grade: Easy

Joining in: Kathmandu Nepal.

Location: Kathmandu Valley.

Best time: March-April-May, Mid June, September – December are a good time.

Guide: Government certified hiking & trekking Guide.

Accommodation: Basic lodge in Chisapani, Hotel in Nagarkot.

Food:  Breakfasts Lunch and dinners during the trek (typical Nepali cuisine – vegetarian option usually available)

Detailed Itinerary of Kathmandu Valley Trek

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. Spend your night at lodge.

After having our breakfast, we continue our trekking through the 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, we are 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. Stay in the hotel overnight.

We wake up early to catch the sun rising over the snowy Himalayan peaks. The first rays of the sun firing the mountains a lightest red slowly lighting up the Himalayas from Kanchenjunga and Everest in Far East of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri in the West. After breakfast, we will trek down to the old Newari town of Dhulikhel. It is an old Newari trade station en route to the Tibetan plateau. It is an ideal place for visitors to enjoy the natural environment. after lunch and look around Dhulikhel we will drop off to you in Kathmandu. end of the service.

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Cost Includes

  • Government license holder experienced, trekking/hiking guide with his food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance, clothing, and medicine.
  • Twin sharing accommodation during the trek.
  • Full board meals including breakfast lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • Necessary Trekking permits if applicable.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All transport from Kathmandu to trek start point and finish point to Kathmandu.
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers.
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes.

Cost Excludes

  • Any services in Kathmandu.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages, and bar bills.
  • Travel Insurance, Personal trekking gears
  • Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.
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Trip Facts

  • Trip Duration

    Trip Duration
    03 Days

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  • Trip Group Size

    Group Size
    2 to 16 pax

  • Accomodation in Trip

    tea house/hotel

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    Maximum Altitude
    2300 m

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