About Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking

Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking is an easy trek taking you along the rims of the Kathmandu Valley offering distant views of snowy mountains, and an idea of typical Nepali countryside life and ethnic culture. This hike is the best suited for those who are traveling with children, Famlies, students enjoy outdoor camping but who do not have enough time for longer treks into the high mountains. Those who have lesser time in Nepal and are willing to experience the natural beauty, this trip is designed to provide you with a unique opportunity to explore nature, local villages and beauty of dramatic mountain views.

Chisappani Nagarkot Hiking starts from the short drive to Sundarijal than the trail of Sundarijal climbing up the water pipes which supplies water in Kathmandu Valley. On the way, you will witness Shivapuri watershed and Wildlife reserve offering rich insight into the culture, lifestyle, and tradition of the locals living there. Also, the view of mountains like Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Ganesh Himal, Mt Dorje lakpa, Mt Gaurishanker and many more will be overwhelming from the top of Shivapuri. Similarly, the trail continues to Nagarkot from Chisapani. Nagarkot is a favorite hill station in Nepal. From Nagarkot, you’ll drive back to Bhaktapur city (16.3 km: about half an hour), famous Newar village full of cultural and archaeological monuments. Spend time sightseeing, and after lunch, you will return to Kathmandu via a short drive.

Accommodation during the Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking

Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking package includes 2 nights accommodation during the hiking. We provide the best available lodges on full board (breakfast, lunch, and dinner). On the first day of our hike, we will stay in a beautiful village called Chisapani village.  This village has limited lodges and guesthouses, with basic facilities including cozy rooms with attached bathrooms, Internet Wi-Fi, comfortable beds with neat and clean bedsheets and warm blankets. The lodge’s restaurant serves authentic and delicious meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner). The next day, we will hike from Chisapani village to Nagarkot village, there are many nice and luxury hotels, lodges and guesthouses in Nagarkot village. We will provide one of the best lodges on the full board. We drive back to kathmandu from Nagarkot on third day. 

Meals and Drinking Water 

During our three days Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking, all meals are includes (breakfast, lunch, and dinner). Meals during the hike will be mostly the authentic Nepalese dishes like rice, curry, lentil, vegetable, spicy free pickles, curd, plain chapatti and etc. Other cuisines like continental, Tibetan and Indian are also available. These meals will be served as per the menu of the lodge. Besides that, all bar bills and snacks and drinking waters are excludes on the package cost.

Drinking water can be easily found everywhere, every two to three hours you can buy pure and safe drinking water from the local teashops. Also, you can get hot water from the lodge and fill in your bottle every time it gets empty. So, do carry a reusable water bottle with yourself. We request you not to buy mineral water bottles (plastic) on the way as it will help in preserving the nature of this beautiful region. Moreover, you can also carry water purifier tablets or SteriPen with you to purify the water. 

Difficulty and Physical Fitness

Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking is a short and easy hike around the Kathmandu valley. Even though, it is a short and easy trek, you are required to be in good shape and with professional guidance by our fireld crew, anyone with a reasonably fit health will be able to enjoy Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking. Previous trekking or hiking experience is not required for this trek. 

Best Season for the Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking 

The best seasons for the Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking are autumn (begining of September to end of November) and spring (from mid of March to end of May). During these seasons, the weather will be warm and clear with spectacular views. If you want to avoid the rush time and crowds then winter (December to February) will be an ideal time to go on Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking. Monsoon season (June, july and august) makes everything unclear and slippery so its not hightly recommended for this hiking.

Highlights of Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking

  • Hike the oak and pine forests of the Shivapuri National Park
  • Go to the oldest temple of the Kathmandu Valley
  • See the terraced fields of Changunarayan
  • Admire panoramic views of Everest from Nagarkot
  • Enjoy the services of experienced guides and local ethnic group

Outline Itinerary

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  • Day 01: Drive to Sundarijal and hike to Chisapani (1 hr drive & 5 hrs hike)
  • Day 02: Hike from Chisapani to Nagarkot (6-7 hrs hike)
  • Day 03: Hike to Changunarayan and drive back to Kathmandu (3 hrs hike & 1 hrs drive).
  • All ground transfer as per itinerary
  • Hotel accommodation during tour (Hotel standard is as per your choice)
  • All meals during trekking
  • English speaking trekking guide
  • All entrance fees
  • Porter to carry luggage (2 trekkers between 1 porter)
  • Government taxes
  • All personal expenses (phone calls, bar bills, Bottled or boiled water etc.)
  • Travel insurance
  • Tipping and donation ( Tipping is expected ) 

Useful Information

Important to note, please visit our Equipments check list. Altitude Mountain Sickness section for additional details of what you need to bring on trek as well as prevent about AMS. Trekking Plus top priority is the safety and security of our customers and staff during all of our trips.

Our top priority is the safety and security of our customers and staff during all of our trips. Trekking Plus field crews normal first aid kits on all of our tours, which is readily available for both customers and staff but we will recommend you to bring first aid kits yourself from your country because Nepalese medicine some time it does not work properly. We are constantly in communication with our field office and monitor all aspects of government and weather issues that might affect your trip. Also, we are always available 24 hours emergency contact.

Drinking water

We will get mineral and boiled water along the trekking routes which is also an additional cost. We discourage not to buy Mineral bottle water but use boiled water from the local lodges and put water purify tablets. Plastic bottles are difficult to dispose off and have become an environmental problem in mountains.

What to take

Trekking Plus offers you a Trekking maps and Company T-shirt as a complementaryTrekking Plus would suggest you to pack as lightly as possible when you are on mountain. We provide one porter between two trekkers to carry your trekking gears. You will be carried your valuable things in a day pack by your own and your other bags will be carried by the porter in a duffel bag which we provided.  Porter carries about 25 KG from 2 trekkers. You can store you’re your luggage which you are not going to use it on trek can leave in Kathmandu Hotel which is free of cost. Please visit our FAQS for more details.

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