Kathmandu Day Hiking Packages

Kathmandu Day Hiking Packages

Trip Facts

Package: Kathmandu Day Hiking Packages
Duration 1 Day
Price Contact us
Difficulty Easy
Trip Start / Ends Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Trip Note: Price offered is full inclusive and it is quoted in USD. Trip will only starts when you will arrive to Kathmandu International Airport. The given itinerary is just a standard itinerary and could be customized on request.
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Trip Overview

Kathmandu Valley Day Hiking is peculiar and interesting. The valley is known for its architectural brilliance. However, the place is equally famous for hiking as well. As the city is surrounded by the green lush forests there are numerous hiking trails. We have options of different hiking trails for hikers to do Kathmandu Valley Day Hiking, Champadevi Hiking, Nagarjun Hiking, Shivapuri Budanilkantha Hiking, Chandragiri Hiking, Ranikot Hiking, and Bungmati Khokana Hiking are few examples. For the one day hiking the agency recommends Chandragiri Hiking

Chandragiri Hiking

Kathmandu Valley Day Hiking in Chandragiri Hill is diversified and rich. It is through green lush forests, Newar & Brahmin Village, temple, history, Vantage Point and Cable Car fun. Therefore, travel planners of Adventure Victory Team propose this route for the Kathmandu Valley Day Hiking. Hikers will be taken to the foothill of Chandragiri on a private car or bus. The walking starts from the Brahmin Village of Thankot. It traverses through Newar Villages. Even inside the valley hikers can experience the small farms as well. As the trail heads up the green lush forests welcome hikers. Watch out for the tree leopards as well. The trail is famous for the various bird-watching expeditions as well. Once you are at the top of the Chandragiri Hill the scenery is astounding.

One can gaze at the mountains like Dorje Lakpa, Thapa Peak, Jugal, Annapurna, etc. from the top. It is the highest point in the valley as well. The hill has a brief history as well. Nepal was not the complete country before King Prithvi Narayan Shah annexed the smaller states. When the king of Gorkha was visiting Makwanpur his maternal uncle’s house the king saw the fertile and rich valley of Kathmandu. He planned the unification campaign from the top of the hill. Therefore, it has historical significance too. Visit the Bhaleshwor Temple as well. For the return trip, we will use the cable car having momentous pictures of the valley. Book the Kathmandu Valley Day Hiking package with us. In one day experience the wonders of nature and culture of Kathmandu. 

Champadevi Hiking

  • Start / End: Kathmandu / Pharping
  • Max. Elevation: 2300 m.
  • Hike Duration: Max. 5 hrs.
  • Departure Date: Every day
     

Highlights:

  • Buddhist Stupa
  • Magnificent view of the Himalayan ranges, especially Langtang and Annapurna.
  • Walking through the pine forests.

A 2300 meters high peak, Champadevi acts as the border in the southeastern corner of the valley separating it from the Makwanpur district. Besides the hiking experience, this hill has a Buddhist stupa, and people visit this place mainly on the day of the full moon to pay homage to the lord.

This hiking in Kathmandu starts from a place called Pharping, which lies 16 Km south of the Kathmandu From here we hike up following the trail, covered by pine forest for about another 3 hours to Champadevi. The hilltop offers a magnificent view of the Himalayan ranges, especially Langtang and Annapurna. After lunch and strolling around for some time, we hike down following the same trail for about one and a half hours.

Kakani to Bhanjayang Hike

  • Start / End: Kathmandu / Kakani
  • Maximum Altitude: 2073 m.
  • Hike Duration: 5 Hours.

Highlights:

  • Oak, rhododendron, and pine forest.

This exciting hike through oak, rhododendron and pine forest starts with a drive to Kakani (2073m), an hour’s drive 32 km north of Kathmandu. The trail leads towards the east with a graveled road, almost flat path, and picnic spots. We will hike for about three hours to Bhanjyang, 20 minutes steep climb before we reach Bhanjyang. After lunch, we will stroll around for some time and hike down to Kakani for about two and a half hours and drive back to Kathmandu.

Shivapuri Hiking from Budhanilkantha

  • Trip Start / End: Kathmandu.
  • Maximum Altitude: 2563 m.
  • Hike Duration: 5 Hours

Highlights:

Budhanilkantha Temple, hiking through the Shivapuri conservation area,  More than 500 species of vegetation.

Shivapuri, situated at an altitude of the 2563 m north of Kathmandu. It is the second-highest hill around Kathmandu valley, after the famous Phulchowki hill. This hill is located the Bagdwar, the source of Holy River Bagmati. It is the most significant water supply to the Kathmandu valleys, increasing the population. We drive for about 45 minutes to Budhanilkantha Temple to start hiking. The temples with the most prominent statue of Lord Vishnu sleeping in the ocean bed. which lies 8 km north of Kathmandu. From Budhanilkantha, we walk through 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.

Nagi Gumpa situated at an altitude of 2330 m north of Kathmandu, and above Budhanilkantha Temple is only Monastery for the Nuns. Where about 200 Nuns practice Buddhism and foreigners often come there for meditation.
It is a steep uphill hike through the narrow and dusty trail for about half an hour and two hours gradual upward path to Shivapuri.

After lunch and strolling around from sometimes. Hiking in Kathmandu we take a shortcut downhill trail to Budhanilkantha for about and half hours and drive back to Kathmandu.

Ranikot Hiking

Ranikot Hiking Day Tour will not only give you the chance to experience a walk in the jungle and a view of the Kathmandu valley, but it will also allow you to experience life as a local villager. You can cook with a local family and eat with them. Lunch is included in this trip. You can also join the same family by picking fruits and vegetables. Although, this highly depends on what season you visit Ranikot.

Trip Highlights

  • Stunning world's tallest Himalayan Peaks.
  • Farming, local villages lifestyle.
  • Amazing Landscapes, scenery.
  • Peaceful hiking through forest, birds, animals.
  • Unchanged Mountain people lifestyle. 

CHAPAGAUN TO GODAVARI Hiking

  • Start From: Chapagaun V.D.C in Patan
  • Ends at: Godavari
  • Hike Duration: 3 Hours
  • Max. Altitude: 1550 m

Highlights:

  • Paddy Fields.
  • Panoramic view of 3 famous peaks Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, and Langtang Lirung.
  • Lifestyle, culture, and tradition of Tamang village.
  • Pine forests, Rhododendron trees, and various wildflowers.
  • Bird watching (more than 350 species of birds recorded).
  • the botanical garden of Godavari.

GODAVARI TO PHULCHOKI HIKING

  • Start: Godawari
  • End: Phulchoki
  • Hike Duration: 3 Hours
  • Max. Altitude: 2750 m

Highlights:

  • View of Kathmandu Valley.
  • Botanical Garden of Godavari.
  • Amazing panoramic view of mountain Annapurna ranges to Gaurishanker.
  • Historical places.

KAKANI TO BHANJAYANG

  • Start: Kakani
  • Ends: Bhanjayang
  • Maximum Altitude: 2073 m.
  • Hike Duration: 5 Hours.

Highlights:

  • pine forest.
  • Picnic Spots.
  • Small village.
  • Amazing movements of driving.

DHAPASI TO NAMO BUDDHA

  • Trip Start: Dhapasi / Kathmandu
  • End: Namobuddha/Kavre (38 km east of Kathmandu )
  • Maximum Altitude: 1800m
  • Hike Duration: 5 hours.

Highlights:

  • A holy site for Buddhists.
  • Uphill narrow trail.
  • Suspension bridge and pass.
  • Stupas and shrines.
  • Ancient Newar town Panauti.
  • Hiking steep uphill.

Kathmandu Day Hiking Packages Itinerary

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