Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking

Trip Information
  • Trip Duration3 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Max. Altitude 2,370m
  • Trip Type Tour
  • Accommodation Camping
  • Transport Drive in - Drive Out
  • The trail takes you through a variety of landscapes
  • panoramic views of the Himalayan Mountain ranges including Mount Everest, Lhotse, and Ganesh Himal
  • Stunning sunrise and sunset views
  • interact with locals, learn about their customs, and witness their way of life.
  • Explore Shivapuri national park and its wide range of flora and fauna.
  • Visit to the Changunarayan temple

Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking

The Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot hiking trail is an attractive and captivating journey that offers a unique perspective on the natural beauty, cultural heritage, and rural life of Nepal's Kathmandu Valley. This is a short 2-night 3 days hike perfect for travelers having limited timeframe in Nepal.

Enjoy an extraordinary journey from the city of the streets to the serene countryside characterized by lush forests, terraced fields, and traditional Nepali villages. The journey takes you to Chisapani, a hilltop village that serves as the gateway to the trek. Along the way, you'll walk through rhododendron and oak forests, offering occasional glimpses of the majestic Himalayan peaks. Witness mesmerizing views of peaks such as Dorje Lakpa, Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, and many more. Nagarkot is popular for its breathtaking vistas, particularly sunrise and sunset views over the Himalayan peaks, including Everest. Relax in the peaceful surroundings, with greenery, refresh your mind and interact with inner self in the serenity of Nagarkot. You will also love hike for 4 hours to reach Changunarayan, one of the oldest temples in Nepal and a UNESCO world heritage site. Throughout the hike, you'll have the chance to stay in comfortable teahouses and lodges. Overall, the hike provides a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the nature and everyday life of the Nepalese people and gain insights into their cultures.

Whether you're an experienced hiker or a first-time, this journey promises a rewarding and enriching adventure that will remain unforgettable for a lifetime. Join us in this hiking adventure and be part of short and sweet hiking experience in Nepal.

Kathmandu - Chisapani - Nagarkot trek (3 days Trek). This trip is designed by Welcome Nepal Treks to provide you a unique opportunity to explore the myriad wonders of nature, rural Nepal and the awe inspiring majesty and beauty of dramatic mountain views. Your first destination is Chisapani where you will be enjoying the real boon of nature being away from the hubbub of city and your interaction with the local people will add another experience. Early sunrise view at Nagarkot is the most fascinating and mesmerising view. Dhulikhel is your next destination. Treading along the unexplored trails of Dhulikhel can be very exhilarating and enriching experience. The stupa and shrines at Namobuddha in addition to temples at Dhulikhel are worth visiting as it will depict a holy feeling and tremendous peace in you.

Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking in spring season

Hiking from Kathmandu to Chisapani and Nagarkot in spring season (March-May) is a very popular time. During this time travelers will experience mild weather with clear skies. The blooming of new and colorful flowers in this season adds the beauty to the forests. the clear views of Himalayas, sunrise and sunset will make your hiking trip memorable. Overall spring is a perfect time for Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot hike as this season allows you to experience the natural beauty and cultural richness of Nepal.

Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking in summer season

The summer season for Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot hike is not much recommended due to the challenging weather. The summer season spanning from June- Aug experiences hot temperature with heavy rainfall. The rainfall makes the hike difficult and less enjoyable. one of the most remarkable and attractive part of trekking in monsoon season is the lush and vibrant greenery and forests. Travelers hiking in summer season should be well prepared with correct gears.

Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot hiking in autumn season

The 3 days Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot hiking in autumn season offers magical experience. Autumn spanning from (Sept-Nov) is a peak season for the hiking, trekking and tours in Nepal. During this season the weather is ideal with clear skies, mild temperatures and stable weather conditions. The stunning views of Himalayas from Nagarkot hill will make you mesmerized. the hiking route would be crowded in this season which is beautiful opportunity to interact with people from different parts of the world. Get the best experience e during the hike to Chisapani Nagarkot in autumn season.

Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot in winter season

Trekking from Kathmandu to Chisapani in winter season offers a unique experience. Winter in Nepal lasts from Dec-Feb with cold temperature. This season is not as popular as spring and autumn but it has its own benefits. In the winter the snow-covered mountains views are mesmerizing. people seeking for peaceful experience can do Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot trek in winter season. Winter can be an ideal time if the cold doesn’t bother you.

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Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal takes approximately one hour and trek from Sunjdarijal to Chisapani takes about four and half hours. The trail will enter through the Shivpuri Watershed and Wildlife Reserve. The first settlement you will come across is Mulkharka with Tamang habitants. The route heads down the ridge through a forest of oaks and rhododendron to Chisopani (2,300m.)

     Trek from Chisapani to Nagarkot takes about six and half hours. Your trek starts to Chauki Bhanjag, which takes about 2 and half hours. You continue the charming trails leading you toward Nagarkot. Nagarkot, (2,175m) is by far one of the most popular destination. In the clear weather the Himalaya range, stretching from Dhaulagiri in the west all the way past Everest to Kanchenjunga in the east, emerges from the darkness to greet the happy visitor with its awe inspiring majesty and beauty.

       Trek from Nagarkot to Changunarayan takes approximately three and half hours and drive from Changunarayan to Kathmandu takes about one and half hours. The most popular walk leads down from Nagarkot along a ridge to the temple of Changu Narayan-with views of Sankhu village to the right and Bhaktapur to the left. Changunarayan is situated at the end of a long ridge which runs well into the valley, it is said to have been built in 323 AD by King Hari Datta Varma. The temple is richly decorated with sculptures and carvings. It is said to be the oldest temple in the valley. After excursion in and around Changunarayan you board the vehicle to get back to Kathmandu.

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        Cost Details
        Cost Includes
        • Airport pick-up and drop off services
        • Trekking guide
        • Porter/s( One porter can carry up to 30 kgs luggage of two participants)
        • Entry Permit Fee
        • Trekkers' Information Management system(TIMS) card
        • All land transportation by private ,car, van, or hice
        • All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
        • Accommodation in teahouses (lodges) during the trek
        • Traditional Nepali dinner with culture program.
        • all tax, vat, and service charge
        Cost Excludes
        • Personal nature expenses such as all kinds of drinks, beverages, etc.
        • Tips
        • Hotel accomodation, lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
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        Start DateSundayMay 19, 2024End DateTuesdayMay 21, 2024PricePriceUS$200StatusStatusAvailable
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        Essential Information

        Packing lists for 3 days Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking

        The 3 days Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot hiking doesn’t require too much packing. Pack the comfortable clothes according to the season you are doing the hike. However, here are some of the necessary equipment to pack for Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot hiking:

        • Cotton t-shirts, sweatshirt, windproof jacket, trekking pants, down jacket, trousers, comfortable shoes
        • Inner wears, light socks,
        • Sun hat, sun glasses, sunscreen cream, moisturizer, lip balm, other creams
        • Gloves, scarf, socks, towel, inner wears, light socks, face wipes
        • Cell phones, camera
        • Important documents, extra money
        • Personal first aid kits
        • Beside these you can pack other personal and valuable equipment necessary for trip.

        Accommodations during Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking

        During Chisapani Nagarkot hike, you will be accommodated in a comfortable lodge in Nagarkot. The hotels and lodges in Nagarkot have attractive facilities. The rooms have facilities like hot shower, WIFI, electricity, varieties of foods, etc. Spend 2 nights at a comfortable lodge. You can also upgrade your accommodation as per your budget and needs.

        Food during 3 days Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking

        As you will be staying at the lodges the food facilities are amazing. You will be served with varieties of dishes. The menu in the lodges includes varieties of local and western style dishes. The foods are made with fresh ingredients in hygienic ways. Along with the foods delight in varieties of hot and cold drinks.

        Drinking Water in Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking

        Safe drinking water is available throughout the Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot hiking. You can find the bottled mineral water, hot drinking water, tap water along the way and in the hotels. While hiking, you can also carry your own water bottle and water purification tablets. It is very important to drink water and stay hydrated in the hike.

        Electricity and WIFI services during Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking

        The lodges in Chisapani Nagarkot do have electricity and WIFI facilities. However, the reliability of WIFI and electricity vary on the places. You can charge your electronic devices at the lodges. The WIFI connection may be slow and unreliable due to the remote location.

        Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot Hike Difficulty

        The 2 night 3 days Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot hiking is an easy and short hike. It doesn’t need previous trekking experiences and people of all ages and beginners can also do the hike. Anyone with normal physical fitness with good health condition can complete the hike.

        Guides for Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking

        Welcome Nepal treks provide you the experienced and professional trekking guides for the Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot hiking. the journey will be very comfortable and easier with our friendly guide. The guide will give you the information, lead the trek and help you in need. Interact with the locals and learn about their cultures with the help of the guide. You can learn many things about the routes, history and cultures from the guide. The guide also carries medical kits and ensures the safety of the travelers. The guide will enhance your hiking experience and make the journey smoother.

        Is Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot hiking good package for family trip?

        The Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot hike has one of the easy routes that are suitable for any trekkers. The hike short, easy and filled with lots of unforgettable experiences. Beginners and people of all ages with average physical fitness and good health condition can accomplish these 3 days hike. If you wish to enjoy the hiking experience in Nepal with your family, the Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot hike can be the perfect package.

        Tipping during 3 days Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking

        Tipping is the reward given to the service provider for their outstanding services. Tips can be given to anyone providing services in the hike including guide, driver, etc. The tips are not mandatory while doing the 2 night 3 days Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot hiking. But it is expected by the guide who will be with you throughout the hike trying his best to make your trip memorable. If you like their work and services then you can tip them at the last day of the trip. Tips are a great way of saying thanks to the guide for their services in the hike.

        Why to do 3 days Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot Hike

        Undertaking the 3 days Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot hike is a beautiful adventure and exploration of natural beauty and cultural richness in Nepal. This trek offers a memorable journey through the breathtaking Himalayan landscapes, allowing trekkers to witness dazzling Langtang, Ganesh Himal, etc. Beyond the Himalayan beauty, the hiking route offers an opportunity of interaction with warm hearted locals and their unique lifestyle. For those seeking an unforgettable trekking experience in Nepal within very short period of time, the Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot hike is the bets package.

        Why Welcome Nepal Treks for Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking

        Welcome Nepal Treks is a well organized and reputed trekking and tour agency in Nepal. We warmly welcome you to join us on our 2 night 3 days Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot hiking package. We designed this well-structured itinerary that allows you to be part of the hiking adventure in short time frame. We provide you with the professional trekking guides and porters (if needed). Our top most priority is customers happiness, safety and satisfaction. Customers can also customize or extend the trip according to their wish. From welcoming you in the airport to dropping you at the airport for the departure, we will do our best to provide you the high-quality services. We ensure the safe, successful and unforgettable hiking trip.

        Trip Extension

        After the 2 night 3 days Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot Trek, you can extend your trip if you have more time in Nepal. Extending the trip is a great idea as there are many beautiful places to explore in Nepal. Here are some of the popular trip extensions we suggest:

        • Chitwan Tour Package
        • Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
        • UNESCO world heritage sites tour
        • Ghorepani-Poon Hill Trek
        • Nagarkot Sunrise hike
        • Nepal Culture Tour
        • Trishuli River Rafting and other adventurous activities.