Overview

Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot Dhulikhel Hiking is one of the most adventurous and exciting hiking trails around the Kathmandu Valley. This 6-day hiking trip takes you through lush green fields, farmed terraces, and traditional settlements along the trail. The hike provides you with views of the picturesque Kathmandu Valley and the majestic mountains on the backdrop, which appear more clear and apparent from the hill stations of Nagarkot and Dhulikhel. All the destinations of Chisapani, Nagarkot, and Dhulikhel are the favorite getaway of the people in the valley as they are known to offer unique experiences to the travelers.

This is a short hiking trip that last only 6 days. You begin the journey from Kathmandu. First, we will drive to Sundarijal. From Sundarijal, it is a 4 hours walk up to Chisapani. It is the northeast hill sections of the valley. Chisapani is known to offer rather chilly atmosphere with views of the Langtang Himalayan ranges. The next day, we will be heading to Nagarkot through a gradual uphill trail. The hike to Nagarkot is the most challenging one on the trip. The next morning in Nagarkot, we wake up early to catch the mesmerizing sunrise view of the Himalayas. On a clear morning, the Himalayan view can stretch from the Dhaulagiri to all the way to the Mount Everest (8848m). Next, we head southeast to Dhulikhel, which is 5 hours away, travelling through the village trail which is ever so peaceful. In Dhulikhel, again on a clear day you are rewarded with wonderful mountain view. Finally, a short drive of 30-50 minutes takes us back to Kathmandu. The Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot Dhulikhel Hiking can be done throughout the year; yet, autumn and spring are the best of the bunch.

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Highlights

  • Witness the glorious sunrise and sunset view from Nagarkot
  • Distant view of Langtang Mountain Range from various vantage points on the hike
  • Easy hike through lush hills around the Kathmandu Valley

Itinerary

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Day 1:Arrival in Kathmandu

Today, you arrive at the busy capital city of Kathmandu as you land in Tribhuvan International Airport. Here, a company representative will greet you and take you to your hotel. There are no scheduled events or activities for today so once you settle in, feel free to explore around the local area and do some shopping for the hike again. Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Maximum Altitude1300m

From Kathmandu, you head to a town at the city’s edge after breakfast, Sundarijal. From here, it’s a 4-hour hike up to Chisapani. The hike begins amidst paddy and mustard fields, and continues on the level plains for about an hour. Then, we slowly start to pick up altitude. We make our way up scaling the forested hills up into a more elevated trail and arrive in Chisapani. If the weather is good, you get sunset view over distant surrounding Himalayas. Overnight in Chisapani.

  • Maximum Altitude1350m

We make our way to Nagarkot after catching a sunrise view from Chisapani. The hike is long and we pass through many settlements. After 6-7 hours of hiking, the settlements come more frequent in between as we near the famous Hill Station of Nagarkot. From here on a clear day, you will notice a wide panoramic view of the surrounding mountains. Watch the sunset view from the view tower of Nagarkot before calling it a night. Overnight in Nagarkot.

  • Maximum Altitude2175m

If you would like, you can wake up early for a sunrise view from your hotel before heading towards the final destination, Dhulikhel. From Nagarkot, we gradually descend through a forested trail that leads us to the hill station of Dhulikhel. Dhulikhel also provides distant mountain view of mostly the Langtang, Gaurishankar, and Jugal Himalayan ranges. Overnight in Dhulikhel.

  • Maximum Altitude1550m

The hike has come to an end. From Dhulikhel, it's a short and pleasant drive back to Kathmandu. Once you are back you are free to explore the main city, and do some souvenir shopping in Thamel. In the evening, the company will organize a farewell dinner for you. Overnight in Kathmandu.

    A company representative will escort you to the airport in time for you to complete your formalities for departure. We hope our paths cross again and we are able to show you a different side of Nepal, and its culture. Farewell!

      Cost Details

      • Airport pick up and drop
      • All ground transport
      • 2 night accommodation in Kathmandu in bed and breakfast basic
      • Accommodation in hotels and lodge during the trek
      • Full meals throughout the trek
      • National Park entry fee and permit
      • Experienced tour and hiking guide and his expenses
      • All government taxes
      • Personal expenses
      • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
      • Tips to guide and staffs
      • Travel insurance and rescue