2 Night 3 Day Hiking Near Kathmandu

Trip Overview


2 night 3 day hiking near Kathmandu is a panoramic walking holiday with Himalayan and Sunrise views. It is out of a crowd of Kathmandu city and is like for the refreshment from the busy life. This short trekking also gives an opportunity to explore the village lifestyle, a traditional farming system in Nepal and also sightseeing of the valleys.

The hiking begins from Sundarijal, a 25 km driving distance from Kathmandu city, which is the gateway to this scenic trek.  From Sundarijal you start your trekking and enter Shivapuri National Park. This park is the popular watershed region and the largest assets of drinking water supply in Kathmandu. Likewise, the park includes some religiously significant temples for the Buddhists and Hindus.

Similarly, the Park is sandwiched between the temperate and subtropical climate area which is also rich in wild lives and plants with oak, pine, and rhododendron as well as many varieties of orchids and mushrooms. Also, a great array of butterflies, bird species, rare animals whose life is under threat such as jungle cat, sloth bear, leopard, monkeys, etc. are found in the park.

During trekking, your first overnight will be at mountain lodge in Chisapani. From Chisapani you hike to Nagarkot, a popular hill station and much-preferred destination for many foreigners. Nagarkot lies in the hilltop at 2175 meters. It provides wonderful sunrise and views of snow-capped Himalayan ranges including Manaslu, Langtang, Dorje Lakpa, Choyu, Sisapangma, Gauri Shankar and Everest also.

After one night stay at the hotel in Nagarkot, you trek down through terraced land, village and visit Changunarayan Temple. This temple is the oldest temple of Nepal built in 464 AD and also listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. You end your trekking in this temple. Then you drive back to Kathmandu.

From Nagarkot, there is another option as well. It is without following to Changunarayan, you may continue hiking to Dhulikhel. Dhulikhel is also one scenic place that provides picturesque views of the Himalayas and green valleys.

Option I: Hiking from Sundarijal to Chisapani to Nagarkot to Changunarayan

Itinerary

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal. Drive 1 hr. Trekking from Sundarijal to Chisapani. Altitude 2300 meters. Walking 4-5 hrs. Overnight at Tea House in Chisapani.
Day 02: Trekking from Chisapani to Nagarkot. Altitude 2175 meters. Walking 7 hrs. Overnight at Hotel in Nagarkot.
Day 03: Early morning Sunrise View. Then trekking from Nagarkot to Changunarayan. Altitude 1600 meters. Walking 4 hrs. Drive from Changunarayan to Kathmandu. Drive 1 hr.

Option II: Hiking from Sundarijal to Chisapani to Nagarkot to Dhulikhel

Itinerary

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal. Drive 1 hr. Trekking from Sundarijal to Chisapani. Altitude 2300 meters. Walking 4-5 hrs. Overnight at Tea House in Chisapani.
Day 02: Trekking from Chisapani to Nagarkot. Altitude 2175 meters. Walking 7 hrs. Overnight at Hotel in Nagarkot.
Day 03: Early morning Sunrise View. Then trekking from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel. Altitude 1550 meters. Walking 5 to 6 hrs. Drive from Dhulikhel to Kathmandu. Drive 2 hrs.

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