Hiking Around Kathmandu Valley

  • Last Updated on Jul 24, 2023

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1. Nagarkot Hiking

Nagarkot Hiking is a trail thirty-two kilometers east from Kathmandu in Bhaktapur District of Bagmati Zone. Nagarkot is regarded as one of the most beautiful spots of Nepal. It is depicted as a spot whose radiance has captivated everybody who has ever visited. Nagarkot is a world-popular slope station with stunning sights of the lofty Himalayas, rising and falling slopes, dark green valley's with prospering pine wood in an enchanting rustic climate. Surely understood for its dawn view at the snow-topped pinnacles of the Himalayan Range, Nagarkot additionally offers an all-encompassing natural perspective. Indrawati River flowing toward the east, Bhaktapur Village and Kathmandu Valley covers some pace away below Nagarkot Viewpoint. Nagarkot Hiking also offers excellence of stunning lifetime experience in remarkable hotels and overall natural surroundings.

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2. Phulchowki Hiking

Phulchowki means the 'Hills of Flowers'. It is the most astounding slope around Kathmandu Valley at an elevation of 2,782 meters and is named after the name of a Hindu Goddess. The Phulchowki slope is a popular trekking course for the vegetation and faunal view. The timberland of Phulchowki comprises of Rhododendron of various hues, including unadulterated and white. Various types of birds, for example, Flycatcher, Rufous-bellied Niltava, Yellow-browed Tit, Red-charged Leiothrix, Bronzed, and Racket-followed Drongos, Gray-headed Wood manager, Nepal Cutia, and Black-winged Cuckoo altar can be looked over, during the hike. Since Phulchowki is the name of the Goddess, there is a spot for worshipping her goddess at the top, encompassed by banners.

Individuals praise a month-long celebration during March and April. Different celebrations likewise occur in July and August. You will likewise discover a media transmission tower at the top. This hill at the highest point of the most astounding slope around the valley is the place where novelty meets culture. The eastern Annapurna and Gaurishankar Range perspective along with upside-down Kathmandu Valley observance are the attractions of the climb at another level. Phulchowki is the main spot that encounters snow in the fringe of the valley. You will get the bus and minibus from the old Bus Park that will drop you up to Lagankhel. You can get a minibus to go to the Godavari. Your climb begins when you get off the minibus in the Godavari.

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3. Sundarijal Hiking

Sundarijal hiking begins at Buddanilkantha. Sundarijal is 15 kilometers away from Kathmandu towards north-east with a maximum height of 1,500 meters. It is also the gateway to Chisapani for many hikers. The Sundarijal hike starts from Buddanilkantha Temple. 10 minutes’ walk from here, will guide you to Shivapuri Protected Area. The Sundarijal hike is famous for the views of the waterfalls and hilly ridges. You receive a chance to explore the wild jungle during the trek along with the stunning mountain views. Nagi Gumba is another attraction of the trek which is a well-known place for Buddhist. The foreigners often come to Nagi Gumba for meditation. It usually takes two hours for the trekkers to reach the top and that landscape around you makes the trip even shorter. Sundarijal is a place where you can find natural beauty with peace at the same time.

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4. Shivapuri Hiking

Shivapuri located at a height of 2,563 meters and 12 north of Kathmandu, is the second-highest hill around Kathmandu valley. Baghdwar, the wellspring of the heavenly waterway Bagmati, is situated close Shivapuri. Promptly toward the beginning of the day, you drive from Kathmandu to Muhan Pokhari for around 30 minutes. Subsequent to checking the conventions at the Shivapuri passage entryway, you enter Shivapuri watershed and wildlife territory. You start your climb from the southern limit of the region where the military registration is found. The trail becomes tough however drivable street through pine and cherry woods up to Nagi Gompa inside one and half hours is observed. Past the cloister, the trail goes steeply tough through the oak, rhododendron and bamboo timberland for an additional three hours. From here, you can appreciate the excellence of the blanketed Himalayas, for example, Ganesh Himal, Langtang-Lirung, Dorji Lhakpa. Likewise, you can take an alternate route downhill to Buddanilkantha in around two and a half hours before starting your drive back to Kathmandu. The whole Shivapuri territory is known as an ensured region that is home of rare birds and animals including leopards, jungle cats, and Himalayan Black Bears. Climbers can likewise anticipate sighting an enormous assortment of mushroom species and various types of butterflies.

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5. Kakani to Bhanjyang Day Hiking

Kakani to Bhanjyang Day hiking is another interesting walking tour in Nepal around Kathmandu Valley. Kakani is located approximately 30 kilometers to the north of Kathmandu and it is the village with good views of the central mountain ranges like Mount Annapurna, Ganesh Himal, and Mount Dhaulagiri. The villages in the hiking trail are surrounded by a carpet of rhododendrons for most of the year which further adds to its majestic and isolated atmosphere. For this day hike, early in the morning, you drive from Kathmandu to Kakani (2,073 meters) for about one and half hour. From this baseline, the trail leads to the east along the graveled drivable road. The entire trail is on a leveled path. This is an interesting hike through oak, rhododendron and pine forest. You hike about three hours to Bhanjyang, which does include a 20-minute steep ascent before reaching the final location. After detouring around the area here, you retrace the same path back to Kakani in about two and half hours and then drive back to Kathmandu.

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6. Champa Devi Hiking

Champa Devi lies in the southeastern piece of Kathmandu valley isolating it from the Makwanpur locale. Champa Devi hill is the third most astounding hill in Kathmandu at the elevation of 2,278 meters. The Champa Devi slope hiking is well known during the day of Nepali New Year. Regardless of whether, an individual wish to see the whole Kathmandu valley and the panoramic mountain ranges (including Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Annapurna, and Gaurishankar), choosing this beautiful slope, Champa Devi. Aside from hiking practice, a climb to Champa Devi offers the explorers with the perspective on authentic spots on Nepal such as Bagmati River, Khokana, and Pharping. You can outlook the most noteworthy slope around the valley, Chandagari to your left side and Phulchowki to your right side.

Among the different trekking courses that lead you to Champa Devi summit, the most usually utilized is the one along the Dollu Valley through the pine woods. The course is regularly utilized, effectively viewed and simple to pursue. The trail course begins from the Hattiban Resort, and the excursion will take around 3 to 4 hours to arrive at the top and return back. Another course, over the Dakshinkali Temple (goddess Kali), strolling through the earth streets likewise drives you to the goal. The course is more extreme and takes just about 4 to 6 hours. Transports are accessible from the Old Bus Park. Go there and get a means of transport to Dakshinkali. You can request that the conductor stops at the Hattiban resort or Pharping.

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7. Namobuddha Hiking

Namobuddha Hiking is another important destination in Nepal for walking around and perceiving natural and historic magnificence. Namobuddha is located 38 kilometers east of Kathmandu at the altitude of 1,750 meters. Namobuddha is a sacred place for the Buddhist and is famous for the Buddhist Gumbas and shrines. The stupas are such a beautiful reflection of the Buddhist art. This place also carries a very old history. According to legend, once a prince offered himself to the hungry tiger in this place. Situated at the top of the hill, Namobuddha offers you with the beauty of the Everest and Langtang Himalayan Range. You can see the cropped farms throughout your journey reflecting the agriculture practice in Kathmandu territory. The Hiking takes a minimum of 5 hours to accomplish fully.

The hike starts after a drive to a place called Dhapasi. Heading upwards to the north-east direction and crossing a suspension bridge, we cross many agricultural villages. An hour steep climb leads us to our destination point Namobuddha. If you desire to do this hiking with an experienced team, NTA is there for you. For booking this trip at a cheaper cost and excellent team, prefer Book Now.

8. Suryabinayak Pilot Baba Aashram Hiking

The hike to Suryabinayak Pilot Baba Aashram begins from Suryabinayak. The trail guides you through the wildernesses and shrubs of Rhododendron and pine wood. You can likewise observe local people gathering the grains for their animals along your trail. You will climb forcefully to meet the street that prompts a cookout spot. From here, you would now be able to see your destination spot: the Pilot Baba Aashram sanctuary. One more hour of walk and after that, you will remain underneath the passage of the sanctuary. From the slope, you can observe the excellent slopes and the Suryabinayak wilderness.

After exploring the sanctuary, the Suryabinayak sanctuary is just a five-minutes away. The passage to the sanctuary expects you to pay the doled out expense for the support of the sanctuary. You can likewise buy a portion of the local food and natural products from the sellers. Presently, following the correct tough for quite a while and with some descends, you will arrive at the little street that connects with the town. For booking this Suryabinayak Pilot Baba Aashram Hiking with us, check on Book Now preference.

9. Nagarjuna Jamacho Hiking

Nagarjuna Jamacho Hiking is one of the nearest hiking trails in Kathmandu Valley, also, one of the most strenuous. A motor ride leads up straight to the Jamacho Stupa, which usually takes around 45 to 60 minutes. The hiking trail is five kilometers long. It will take you through the intense Nagarjuna forest or Rani Ban (Queen’s Forest), and through vertical paths lined with rocky steps. During winter, the trail, lined with dense forest, will be covered with thick fogs, limiting your vision to four feet. A little more than midway up the trail, you will reach a grassy landscape that offers spectacular views of the forest and hills around. At Jamacho Stupa (2,128 m), you will be greeted by the view of monks praying, the smell of incense, and the fluttering of prayer flags. In the wintery mornings, you might not be able to see the northern Himalayan range so well. But when the clouds disperse, the beautiful vistas of Manaslu, Langtang, Dorje Lakpa, and Ganesh slowly emerge on the skyline.

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10. Amitabha Monastery Hiking (Seto Gumba)

Amitabha Monastery is located in the South of the Kathmandu Valley, about 8 kilometers away from Tribhuvan International Airport. It is also known as Seto Gumba or White Gumba. This holy Buddhist shrine lies at the elevation of 1,500 meters above ground level. Hiking to the White Gumba starts from Swayambhunath. The trek is almost five hours long and provides the trekkers with the opportunity to witness different avatars of the Lord Buddha inside the stupas. This peaceful spot is surrounded by green forest and villages and provides a beautiful view of the Kathmandu valley from above. This natural and cultural trip to Amitabha Gumba is refreshing and entertaining by all means of lures.

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Nepal Trek Adventure & Expedition advocates all the above mentioned day hikes around Kathmandu Valley in cheaper and modifiable itineraries. So, collaborate with us, for spending your day in Kathmandu with much more magnificence. NTA team is well-experienced, organized, obliging, and most importantly punctual (both physically and during communication). So collaborating with us will lead you to the best path towards these heavenly places. Reserve any of these day trips with us, by simply going through the book now section mentioned above. Likewise, if you have any queries regarding these trips, contact us regarding the following details.

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