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. Chisapani Nagarkot Dhulikhel trekking is 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. Chisapani Nagarkot hiking is most popular among those who have lesser time in Nepal and are willing to experience the natural beauty The half way of the trekking you will pass through the Shivapuri national park and provides the stunning views of countrysides and mountains. 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.
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
- 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
What's not included
- All personal expenses (phone calls, bar bills, Bottled or boiled water etc.)
- Travel insurance
- Tipping and donation ( Tipping is expected )
Trekking Plus serves you verities of wonderful Nepalese and Continental food during our trek. We will get western cuisine up in the mountain but which is not that free and good. We serve you local local cuisines for breakfast, lunch & dinner which is included in our package cost. Trekking Plus guide will suggest you a delicious, hygienic with special food during your trip. Normally it takes few days’ hard work to local porters and caravans to bring food to mountains. We usually have breakfast and dinner at the same Lodge where we stay overnight but lunch will be serve en route.
Accommodation in mountain will be in a tea house or mountain local lodges which is basic standard. We will get private room but shared bathroom most of the tea house but this days we get room with attached bathroom as well on lower altitude. In high altitudes, rooms are comparatively basic. Blankets are generally provided but we will recommend you to have your own sleeping bags. There is a large dining room where they use a wood fire burning so that the dining room is warmer. There is normally no electric most of the villages has hydroelectric power and a solar lighting. When we charge our electronic things than we have to charge at reception which we have to pay as well.
We will get mineral water 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.
Trekking Plus offers you a Trekking maps as a complementary and Company T-shirt.
What to take
Trekking 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.
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.
Safety 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.