Overview of Nepal Hiking
Nepal Hiking is the best activity in Nepal for adventures lover. Nepal is truly a wonderland for adventure lovers. A completely fantastic set of natural beauties and glorious mountains are always ready to welcome you. Whether you want to go to the lap of mountains or peaceful green hills, it has everything to offer and to give you a great experience.
Many travelers choose the Nepal hiking package because of its tremendous geographical diversity.
Furthermore, mountain hiking is an excursion to explore Nepal naturally, culturally, and historically. Also, the prominence of Nepal is the best destination for hiking, which endows with impressive sights of the mountains. And, the profound valleys, as well as an opportunity to happen to acquainted with the Nepali people’s standard of living: their sculpture, architecture, and enlightening civilization. Besides, Nepal Hiking offers you the chance to revel in the real beauty of sunrise and sunset, green hills, idyllic hamlets, and forests inhabited by varieties of birds and wildlife.
Enjoy the best Nepal hiking trail in the world
There are lots of places for hiking in Nepal we can do a day hike to longer 2 weeks hiking. They are considered shorter than trekking and well-liked by travelers who do not desire to do longer trekking. Hiking in Nepal can be done on Himalayan trails that facilitate you to walk around and explore an enormous diversity of scenery. Along with that, Nepal hiking tours are an opportunity to see the beauty of the land and experience the warmth of its people. They are also the best way to experience photography.
The mesmerizing scenarios are enough to make you stunned. Furthermore, we take you through some important historical sites and naturally enriched Himalayan viewpoint in hiking. Also, visiting the cultural town of Kathmandu and Patan for a couple of days, a glimpse of mighty Pokhara in Nepal hiking. Langtang and Everest is the ultimate wish for every visitor.
We explore the panorama and natural wilderness. In addition to that, you can find in abundance wildlife and verdant forests. We will hike to the nice terraced farms carved off the hillside, gushing rivers and waterfalls, and picturesque villages. Beautiful flora and fauna, which will undoubtedly make your free holiday time in Nepal more mirthful. Nepal is a perfect place to go on hikes, whether it is for adventures or entertainment. It is also a fantastic place for spiritual peace and happiness. The land of the Himalayas, the birthplace of Buddha, and the mixture of various cultures and religions, Nepal hiking gives you the best experience.
Highlights of Nepal Hiking
1. View of the world’s tallest and stunning mountains
2. Amazing scenarios of rivers, lakes, and glaciers
3. Rare birds and wildlife’s
4. A mesmerizing blend of diverse culture and religions
Nepal short day hiking packages
Hiking to Changu Narayan from Nagarkot
Hiking from Nagarkot along the ridge to the temple of Changu Narayan -with views of Sankhu village is the best experience. The temple of Changu Narayan is the oldest found to date in Nepal and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This small temple lies on top of a small hill, which is approximately 16 km from Kathmandu.
Nagarkot Nepal hiking is not only for adventure but is the best Nepal Hiking place also. It is equally essential for good health as well. So, why not take a break from regular activities and enjoy the complete refreshment with Nagarkot hiking. And whether you are a beginner or an experienced hiker, you will find Nagarkot hiking equally attractive. The route takes you through the green hills along with the amazing view of mountains. Furthermore, the sunrise and sunset from the Nagarkot look surprisingly breathtaking.
Furthermore, Nagarkot Nepal hiking is only 3-4 hours of hike, you will get to witness the diverse beauty of the place. Also, if you are in limited time availability and budget, it is the best hiking option you have in Nepal. The beautiful view of snowy mountains, the sunrise and sunsets, and the visit of temples, add attraction to this place. Along with that, the walk through the little and beautiful villages, make this journey extremely memorable and interesting.
Phulchowki Hiking easy near Kathmandu and is the perfect short trip for spending time with nature. This place is referred to as “Hill of Flowers”. Popular due to lying on the highest hill (2782m). It is located approx. 14 km in the southeast of Kathmandu valley. The name Pulchowki represents one of the famous Hindu goddesses. Many Hindu people visit this place and make pilgrimage tours.
A hike to this Dada is an opportunity to have a short escape from the valley and find yourself in the silence, and enjoy the views this Dada is offering.
Are you in search of the shortest and peaceful destination around Kathmandu valley? Are you a self-enjoyer? Exploring new places is your hobby? Then no need to worry. Therefore, this hiking would freshen up yourself. Avoid worrying as Above the Himalaya is always there to make your trip the most memorable one. We will provide you the trip based on your needs and choice. Pulchowki Dada could be the perfect option to kill your boredom.
Get ready to free from the crowded place and enjoy quality time with nature. Get ready to nurture your traveling hunger. Here we provide you a special one-day Phulchowki hiking package. Being with us would make you realize how to enjoy nature.
Hiking through the dense forest with Rhododendron
Talking about the physical and surrounding scenario of this place, it is all surrounded by dense forest. It consists of different plants that include Rhododendron of numerous colors. Of which the pure white and dark red is most lovely. This dense forest is also the home for different species of birds and butterflies. You can see different kinds of birds namely, Rufous-gorgeted, Yellow-browed Tit, Chestnut-headed Tesia, Rufous-bellied Niltava, Red-billed Leiothrix, Whiskered Yuhina, Besra, Racket-tailed Drongos and Bronzed, Nepal Cutia, Grey-headed Woodpecker, Ultramarine Flycatcher, Black-winged Cuckoo-shrike, etc. this is the best place for birdwatching in Nepal.
If you love to travel and want to explore new places. Then Pulchowki hiking can be the best option for you. This is the easiest hiking option for beginner travelers.
Phulchowki is also a religious site, many people also trek to Pulchowki hike for religious purposes. Phulchowki is a famous Hindu temple for pilgrimage. Pulchowki hike shows the beauty of Nepal’s culture as well as natural beauty. Generally, people who come to Nepal for trekking mountainous regions and other areas take a day off from their trekking seclude for visiting the Phulchowki hike. It is also taken as a side trek for people trekking to Everest base camp.
Phulchowki Hiking route
Are you curious about how to go to Pulchowki? This article helps to know everything about the Phulchowki hiking route. Among different adorable hikes in Nepal, the Pulchowki hike is one of the easy and divine experiences. Pulchowki hike is the best hiking area near Kathmandu. For people feeling bore at home or people being stress with their work, you can hike the Pulchowki dada and enjoy gorgeous views. Trekking to Pulchowki is a day hike where you can visit the enchanting beauty of nature. This place is situated at a distance of 14 km southeast of the capital city Kathmandu. The altitude of Pulchowki dada is 2782 meters above sea level.
Phulchowki Hiking route is also the highest hills around Kathmandu valley. It takes 4 -5 hours to reach Pulchowki dad from Kathmandu. Mainly people of the valley and other places hike to Pulchowki to listen to the music of nature and enjoy its silence. Pulchowki is a beautiful place and worth visiting, it is also called a “hill of flowers”. The journey to Pulchowki hike starts to form about an hour’s drive from Kathmandu to Godawari. Since you will be trekking from Godawari you might have to start this trek from early in the morning. Godawari is a beautiful place full of green vegetation and many species of birds and animals.
Highlights of Godawari Botanical Garden Tour
- Visit National Botanical Garden (full of rear plants)
- Visiting Godavari Kunda inside the garden
- You can capture thousands of good quality photo
- Can have delighted food in the best restaurant
After reaching Godawari, get ready for 3-4 hrs enjoyable hiking towards Pulchowki Mai. Having lunch at the top hill, while having a beautiful scenario cringing on the eye, is really a pleasurable moment. Enjoying the precious moment of being surrounded by the greenery may tempt you to stay there forever. However, there is another best destination waiting for your visit.
Thus, descending down to Godawari with taking with an easy 2 hours. And then return to Kathmandu by having a 45mins car drive.
The eye-catching scenery would keep you engaged throughout the hiking period. As well as local people will offer you various food. Jaw-dropping Annapurna range and Gauri Shankar depicts the best Mountain View. After having delicious lunch at the hill, enjoy the remaining daytime looking over the mountain, birds, plants, etc. Then at around, 2 pm, your hike will descend through the same trail. It will take only 2 hours for descending the trail.
One Day Shivapuri Hiking from Budhanilkantha via Nagi Gumpa
Trip Start / End: Kathmandu.
Maximum Altitude: 2563 m.
Hike Duration: 5 Hours
Departure Date/time: On request
Price: On request
Budhanilkantha Temple, We are hiking to the Shivapuri conservation area, Here are about 500 species of vegetation.
Shivapuri is the nearby hill of Kathmandu and it lies at an altitude of 2563 m north of Kathmandu. After Phulchwoki this is another highest hill around Kathmandu valley. It is at the source of the holy river Bagmati, and it is also the source of significant water supply to the Kathmandu valleys, increasing the population. First, we take a short drive toward the Budhanilkantha Temple from where the hiking begins. The temples with the most prominent statue of Lord Vishnu sleeping in the ocean bed. which lies 8 km north of Kathmandu. Our Nepal hiking trails mostly follow the nice trails in the Shivapuri conservation area, where we can find over 500 species of vegetation. We start our hike from the southern boundary of the area where the army check post is located.
It is in the Northern corner of Kathmandu Valley
Shivapuri National Park was established in 2002. It is located in the northern corner of Kathmandu Valley. It occupies an area of 159 square kilometers. As a result, Shivapuri National Park is in the first place for water supplying to Kathmandu. The national park has got some popular religious sites and a very famous hiking route through the refreshing lush green forest in the lap of the Himalayas. Thus, Shivapuri is the best Nepal hiking spot, You will feel the extreme geographical attributes and different kinds of flora and fauna.
Start a full-day hiking tour to Shivapuri National Park. Therefore, we picked up you from the hotel and driven to Budanilakantha, a lying stone statue of Lord Vishnu. It is a 5th century stone sculpture of Vishnu, which is located below the hill of Shivapuri. As a protective deity of Hindus, he is shown in the form of wild boar holding the Earth. This statue shows Vishnu rescuing the earth from the clutches of the Demon.
Nepal Hiking in Shivapuri
After visiting this site, you can start your Shivapuri Nepal hiking from the entry point of the National Park. Thus, It’s a tremendous walk along with the lyrical whistle of birds and starring monkeys. This national park can be the best place for bird watchers nearby Kathmandu. In this Nepal hiking, we will walk along with clouded tigers, wild boars, barking deer, mongoose, and reptiles as well. As a result, Spot wild animals keep a distance from human presence. You can observe plenty of butterflies near the water catchment area. After lunch and strolling around sometimes, then we hiking downhill to the Budhanilkantha from here we drive back to your hotel.
Best Time for Nepal hiking
For easy Nepal hiking, we can visit Nepal all around the year. The peak seasons for hiking in Nepal are fall and spring. Autumn is the best time and it is October – November, and spring from March – April. In this season, the air is fresh and the skies bright with the best views. We can do hiking in Winter also it is better to see snow-capped peaks. During the rainy season, the views are poor. It can be a time when there won’t be a crowd of many tourists which may be a rewarding journey for you. you can do the day hike at any time but October, November, and March April are considered the best time for hiking in Nepal
Enjoy the panoramic view
the best thing about hiking in Nepal is to get the best panoramic view of the Himalayas. World peace stupa lies on the southern bank of Phewa Lake. This is another most visited place among the trekkers.
Located at the top of the Hillock on the southern bank of Phewa Lake. It will also give you an overwhelming feeling. You can have a boat-rise across the lake to reach there. On the way near the shore, you will reach Lychee Garden. This stupa lies at an elevation of 1100 m above sea level on the southern side of Pokhara.
The roof of the Stupa offers a great view of the lake and Pokhara city with the backdrop of the Annapurna and Manaslu range. From there, you can drive down or visit Devi’s Fall. An average day’s walking includes 3 to 6 hours through villages. Green valley and forest, It is best hiking with family or with your friends. There are different hill points near the city. They are easy to access and very famous to provide you the best mountain panorama. Also, Nepal is famous for its friendly local people and their welcoming way to the tourist. Its natural beauty and cultural history will give also the best experience for Nepal hiking.
How much it cost for Nepal hiking
Day Nepal hiking trip will cost you USD 50 per person per day if you are in 2 people, for bigger groups the cost goes a little down. you can arrange the cost for meals in Kathmandu USD 5 to 10 per means depends on where you eat. the bar menu is quite expensive in Nepal. It will cost you almost USD 4 in the restaurant. you can get some extra money for your souvenir as Thamel is a bargain street for shopping. You can buy Pashminas Shawl, Thankas, Tea, Khukuri. Our day hiking package cost includes a guide, hiking permit, pick up and drop from your hotel. if you choose hiking to Everest, Annapurna or Langtang we can run a full board package, Which costs you from USD 600 to 1600 from 5 days to 2 weeks of hiking.
Sarangkot Day hiking from Pokhara
Altitude: 1610 meters
Sarangkot Naudanda is another possible day hike around Pokhara. It lies at an elevation of 1600 m above sea level and northern west side of Pokhara. Sarangkot is best known for its peculiar traits of a place full of adventurous sports. Paragliding, zip line, mountain biking, cycling, etc. can be enjoyed in Sarangkot. Sarangkot is on the list of most visitable places among avid travelers. You can have a spectacular sunrise view above the skyline of the majestic Himalayan ranges.
World Peace Stupa Day hiking
Hiking Duration: 3-6 hrs Hiking
World peace pagoda lies on the southern bank of Fewa lake. It faces Mount Fishtail and depicts the incredible panoramic views of the world Peace Pagoda. After completing an easy 2 hrs hiking from Fewa Lake, you will reach this beautiful stupa. This is another most visited place by trekkers in Pokhara.
This stupa provides a great view to view the dazzling sunset along with stunning views of the breathtaking Annapurna and Fishtail. You can go there by hiring a boat following the lake and climbing short 20-30 minutes. Or you can also reach there by trekking through the road, passing David’s fall. This is a short trek and can also do in half day to full excursion according to your needs.
Dhampus village day hiking
Trip Days: 2 days
Trek grade: easy
Max. Altitude: 1650 M
Dhampus is a small ethnic village of the Gurung community, situated on the northern side of the Pokhara valley behind the lush terraced fields. This trek is best for children, family tours, and also for slow hikers. The level of difficulty of this trek is easy as you will reach the viewpoint easily. The village considers an ideal place for staying overnight. viewing sparking sunrise and sunset over the mountains. You can see the Tukuche peak, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, and other peaks from here. You can enjoy the beautiful scenic view of Pokhara, Fewa Lake, and the World Peace Stupa. If you have extra days, then this trek can be extended up to Australian Camp and Pothana village. This place is the right combination of pleasure and beauty and fulfills your Himalayan dreams.
Dhampus to Australian camp hiking
Dhampus to Australian camp hiking begins with a 1-hour drive to Kande. On the way, we will have a spectacular view of the Annapurna Himalayan range. Sarangkot village is perched on the North West of Pokhara with enchanting views of Pokhara Valley and Phewa Lake. We will witness the sunrise over the White Mountains of the whole Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges, including fishtail from Sarangkot tower during our Pokhara Dhampus Sarangkot trek. Enjoy and explore the Wonderful city of Pokhara.
You can go through the beautiful Nepali villages with innocent faces welcoming you. Also, you can enjoy local food and local culture. As the country has lots of festivals so you can have chances to see some of those amazing festivals. The accommodations in the trail are a local guest house and in Dhamus they have a good lodge. You can get cozy rooms at resorts with beautiful hillside or mountain views. Let yourself energize once again before your holidays end with this Nepal short sweet trek.
Hiking in Pokhara
Near Pokhara is a famous hiking site in Nepal. Pokhara itself is a major tourist attraction city in Nepal. And Pokhara Srangkot Hiking is its major part. It is situated at an elevation of 1700 meters. The amazing mountain scenarios it offers, the culture and traditions of local people, and also the scenic beauty, make it a special and attractive place.
Hiking in Pokhara offers a picturesque mountain view with scenic local villages of different cultures and traditions of Nepalese natives. Sarangkot is very popular for mountain scenery. Hiking around Pokhara Sarangkot is one of the best hiking with family and friends having a splendid view of snow-capped mountains and enjoying the green hills. It is also the viewpoint of a nearby place and the city.
Sarangkot and Dhampus hiking
Sarangkot is known as the viewpoint of various spectacular mountain views. It is at the top of a hill and it provides you a great place for sightseeing. You will have to trek to reach the top of that hill. And you can enjoy the great scenery of the mountains and part of Pokhara city. It also gives you amazing views of people enjoying paragliding and many more activities. It is so peaceful and enjoyable. Furthermore, you can get the best photography here. It is because of the beautiful background.
Dhampus Nepal hiking is another short trekking in Pokhara and the most admired two-day trek in Nepal. The route passes through the countryside, populated by the broad diversity of geographical landscapes. It is situated at an altitude of 800 meters which is also a gateway to the Annapurna Conservational Area. The trek to Dhampus continues through magnificent rhododendron forests, which are also home to many more flora and faunas. The trail offers you a superb Himalayan panorama view consisting of mighty peaks such as the Annapurna, Himchuli, Macchapuchre, and Lamjung Himal.
It is easy and short hiking which has filled with all the natural beauty in the most favorable climate. So, Sarangkot- Dhampus Trek is another best destination for your next best short trek.
Hiking starts from Pokhara and ends at Pokhara
Our Pokhara Nepal hiking is starting early morning from Pokhara city with a drive near Sarangkot. Sarangkot provides the best sunrise and mountain vista consisting of mighty peaks such as the Annapurna, Himalchuli, Machhapuchhare, and also Lamjung Himal. As well, Sarangkot tower hiking will amaze you to witness the sunrise over the White snow-capped Mountains of Whole Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Ranges, including a fishtail view.
An average of three hours of Pokhara trekking and hiking is one of the most attractive ones. It takes you through the up and downs of amazing Saranagkot. Along with that, Sarangkot is also famous for its viewpoint. It is a pretty amazing viewpoint, that offers you amazing scenarios and blissful views of the nearby place and Pokhara city. It is a touristy place, always filled with enthusiasts and adventurers from different places.
Hiking in Pokhara takes you through a beautiful route filled with lakes, rivers, etc. On the way, you will get to be a part of this truly natural part of the world. You will also get to see the rare wildlife, birds, and many more. This place leaves no stone unturned to keep you excited. Along with nature and adventure, it is also the best place to spend quality time with your loved ones. The weather of the place is perfectly cool and it makes hiking, even more, easier and interesting. Along with that, accommodations and local food are quite affordable. So, you can explore this place even on a limited budget.
So, take a break from your regular stressful life and live your life to the fullest with your loved ones by exploring Hiking in Pokhara Hiking.
Short Nepal hiking near Kathmandu valley
Nepal hiking near Kathmandu excellent place to visit with families as there are many historical monuments, traditional art, and architecture, and so forth. Kathmandu trek 2/3 days packages that will take you to the insight of rich culture and tradition of different communities living together along with the view of panoramic mountains. Pashupatinath, Swyambhunath, Buddhist shrine, and Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square are some of the world heritage sites that you can visit while you are on the Kathmandu Trek. short treks near Kathmandu valley are perfect for families who want to spend their vacation enjoying and gaining different cultural experiences.
The country is the best place which allure people with natural and scenic beauty. Nepal is rich in both traditional and ecological aspects. The arts, culture, ethnicity of the people are really fascinating. Nepal is one of the best lands for trekkers. When it comes to trekking, Nepal has never failed to serve the trekkers with its natural beauty. The main attraction of Nepal is its simplicity and peacefulness. It is a great place for people seeking some kind of insight.
Some of the best short hiking package from Kathmandu
Nagarkot and Dhulikhel Nepal hiking route
Another best short trek from Kathmandu Nagarkot. Nagarkot is a place which is situated at a distance of 29km from Kathmandu .it is situated at an altitude of 2195m / 7200ft from sea level. You can get the flourishing view of Langtang Himal on the way from Kathmandu to Nagarkot. The trail also goes through the amazing view of Ganesh, and DorjeLakpa ranges. Most people of the Tamang community lived nearby the Nagarkot area. There is a famous place in Nagarkot called Changunarayan. It is a temple that is enlisted by UNSECO on the world’s heritage site.
It takes at least 4-5 hours to reach Nagarkot. You will see the high snow Peak Mountains and countryside experience from this hike. You can also see the panorama of the Himalayas ranging from the Dhaulagiri in the west to Kanchanjunga in the east including Mt Everest. Not only this, but you can also enjoy the incredible view of Mt Everest and can have a very close look with the Binocular. The trek goes through the Newari village called Sakhu where you can observe the Newari tradition.
Enjoy the sunrise view from Nagarkot Nepal hiking
Nagarkot is one of the amazing spots near Kathmandu valley. The trekking begins from this place Nagarkot to the next best destination Dhulikhel. It takes almost six hours of walk in the amazing spots. The difficulty level o this trek is moderate so you don’t need to worry much. You will begin your trek from the main way to Nagarkot to Dhulikhel. This short treks from the Kathmandu trail take you through the gorgeous landscapes up and down. You will be surrounded by all the green surroundings. Also, you will have great mountain views as well. The route takes you through places like the local villages. So, here along with the trekking you also get to know about the local lifestyle and local people. You will be so astonished seeing their different lifestyle and dress-ups and their household activities.
Especially if you go during the month of October, you will find people celebrating various festivals. And Nepalese people are best at hospitality, so you will be heartily welcomed at their doors and to be part of such festivals. In addition to that, the terraces and farms of people will make you just smile. The flowers all around, the clean fresh air and water are just going to leave you satisfied. And finishing all these beautiful trails, you will reach Dhulikhel.
Another best part of this trek, you can find the best quality hotels and accommodations during the trek. It will facilitate you with good local food and cozy rooms to rest.
Dhulikhel to Namoboudhha hiking route
This another great option to go for if you want your two days trek in Nepal to be mesmerizing and peaceful. Dhulikhel itself is so beautiful place to be and Namobouddha is the representation of peace and happiness. In these short treks from Kathmandu, you will be able to enjoy various gorgeous natural sceneries and amazing cultural heritage. It is also known as the trek of temples and monasteries. In this trek, you will different temples and monasteries and people enjoying their peace. There are places of religious and historical significance.
Dhulikhel is this small Newari Land. It is also known as the viewpoint of the amazing snow-capped mountains. People usually prefer to enjoy their weekends at this place. And the trek from this amazing place Dhulikhel will take you to the next best destination, Namoboudha. Namoboudha is a place of great significance not just for Buddhists but also for all those people who seek peace in these lives. At this place, you will be able to visit the historical Namoboudhha monastery. And also you will get to the Namoboudhha viewpoint. From this viewpoint, you can see the great mountain views and a part of beautiful Nepal.
Kakani is also one of the most visited tourist destinations around Kathmandu valley. This small hill is lying at an altitude of 2030 meters above sea level. It takes about an hour from central Kathmandu to reach Kakani. Kakani is a place full of culture and tradition. Mainly people of the Tamang and Gurung community are found in Kakani celebrating their ethnicity and Culture. PasangLamu Highway leads the road to Kakani. You can get an outstanding view of the Himalayan trail stretching from Annapurna to Everest through Manaslu, the Best view of Ganesh Himal, Gauri Shankar, DorjeLekpa as well as Shishampangma. Therefore, the green forests of Kakani are full of Rhododendron on the mountain steep. The best season for visiting Kakani is considered to be winter as the mountains look amazing covered with snow blankets.
Kathmandu valley hiking from NamoBuddha & Champadevi trail
Champadevi hike is one of the famous hiking places around Kathmandu valley. it is a hill with a height of 2278 meters and is also known as the third highest hill of Kathmandu valley. The most exciting thing about hiking to Champadevi is you can watch the paramedic view the world’s highest mountain mt. Everest. You can also see some of the high mountains like Langtang, Ganesh, Dhaulagiri, Gauri Shankar, and Manaslu. The view of the whole Kathmandu valley from the top of Champadevi is majestic. There is also a historic temple, Which name is the Champadevi temple on the side of the hill. It is one of the easy, enjoyable, and most visited trekking destinations around Kathmandu valley.
Another famous place for the Nepal short trek from Kathmandu is NamoBuddha. Namobuddha is staying at Kavre district 3-4 hours to reach Namobuddha from Kathmandu. It is located at an altitude of 1750 meters from sea level. Namobuddha is a place where mostly Tamang people live celebrating their Buddhist culture. Namobuddha is filling with peacefulness and simplicity. The house and temples here are with Buddhist crafts and sculptures. There is a monastery of Namobuddha that has a huge history. It is believed that the king of the Namobuddha was buried on that land who was known for his sacrifice of his life. Space is also quite famous for mediation as the surrounding is quite natural and peaceful.
Kathmandu short Nepal hiking in Chandragiri Hills
Chandragiri is also one of the popular short treks in Kathmandu valley. it is a place filled with natural beauty. It is situated at an altitude of 2425 meters from sea level. The route to this place goes through Thankot and Gotham. History says this is a place that late king Prithivi Narayan Shah who unified the whole of Nepal, conquered Kasthamadap. Apart from that Chandragiri provides the best view of electrifying Mt.Everest, Mt.API, and other high snow peak mountains. You can also ride the cable car on Chandragiri. Chandragiri is also a point that provides a splendid view of the Kathmandu valley. There is also a temple on Chandragiri most of the people visit this place where king Prithivi Narayan Shah prayed before unifying Nepal. You will get to be in the middle of the high hills while riding a cable car.
Bethanchowk another short Nepal hiking from Kathmandu
Bethanchowk is the hidden gem of Nepal. It is lies at an altitude of 3000 meters from sea level. The place is slightly difficult but also a very adoring trek near Kathmandu. It takes 3 hours to reach Bethanchowk from Kathmandu. It is also the highest point of the Mahabharat range which extends from western India. Not only has it provided the best view of Kathmandu valley but also amazing high mountains in all 360 degrees.
Then you will reach the top of the hill, you can see the cloud downward. This Nepal short trek package makes you feel like you are in heaven. The sunrise and sunset of this place are staggering so, you may have to stay for more than a day but it will be worth it. It is a less crowded and peaceful place to trek. You can observe the local lifestyle of the people in that region. On a clear day, you can also see some of the points of Janakpur and Makwanpur. Thus Bethanhowk is also one of the best short treks around Kathmandu valley.