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Kathmandu Valley Ridge Trekking

  • 6 Days
  • Easy
  • 1 - 10 People

Destination: Nepal

Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner

Transportation: Private / Public Vehicle

Accommodation: Teahouse+Hotel

Max. Altitude: 2,300m

Activities: Trekking, Cultural Tour

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Kathmandu Valley Ridge Trek offering distant views of snowy mountains, and an idea of the typical Nepali countryside life and ethnic culture and religion of its inhabitants. Who are traveling with children’s, Family’s, students and do not have enough time for longer treks into the Nepal Himalaya, an Easy and Short this Kathmandu Valley Ride Trip is suitable for them. This trip also called Chisopani, Nagarkot Short Trekking. This short and easy trip offers you enjoying the real boon of nature being away from the hubbub of city and your interaction with the local people will add another experience.

This trip starts an hour drive from Kathmandu city into the north-east to Sundarijal along the valley rim. Our trip follows oak and rhododendron dense forest, villages, terraces. Interacting with local people away from the hubbub of city will add another experience. Short and Easy Kathmandu Valley Ride Trekking offers you Langtang Himalayan Range in front of you and Far East many mountains including Mt. Everest on clear day, Manaslu and Annapurna range are visible during the good weather in west horizon. The village of Nagarkot is on the edge of the valley and offers superb views of the mountains as well as Kathmandu valley. Early sunrise view at Nagarkot is the most fascinating and mesmerizing for you. Then the most popular walk leads down from Nagarkot along a ridge to the oldest temple Changu Narayan-with views of Sankhu village to the right and Bhaktapur to the left. Explore around Bhaktapur Durbar Square is entire experience of your life time, with ancients temple, palace, art, tradition etc.

It is possible as camping trekking too. Nepal Mother House Treks arrange this trip for you by expert Guide and other staff. This trip can do any time entire year.

Trip Highlights

  • Short trip around Kathmandu Valley ridge.
  • Visit most of the Historical and religious site of Nepal.
  • Amazing view of mountain scenery and ancient village at short time.
  • Mixture of cultural, tradition of countryside lifestyle.
  • Outstanding view from Nagarkot and Chisapani.
  • Visit most of the world heritage site

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu.

Day 02:Trekking preparation and permit paper work day.

Day 03:Drive Kathmandu to Sundarijal (1350m) -1 hour & trek to Chisapani (2300m) -4 to 5 hours

Day 04:Trek Chisapani to Nagarkot (2156 m) -6 to 7 hours

Day 05:Nagarkot to Chngunarayan (1541m) -3 to 4 hours & drive to Kathmandu via Bhaktapur -2 hours

Day 06:Your own destination.

Cost Include

  • Arrival to until Departure all transportation (airport to Hotel to airport).
  • Star level 3 night’s Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu twin bed sharing basic with BB Plan.
  • Welcome and farewell Dinner with Nepali Cultural restaurant.
  • All comfortable Lodge, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, tea, coffee, chocolate during the trekking.
  • Warm down Jacket and Sleeping Bag for the trek.
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Sundarijal, Paauti to Kathmandu private tourist bus/ car/ van.
  • English speaking friendly Guide and helpful strong potter and their lodging and fooding.
  • Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing by City Tour Guide with entries fee and transportation.
  • Trekking Permit and TIMS Cards.
  • Insurances for Guides and Potters.
  • All government and local taxes if necessary.
  • Medical Kit Bag during the trek.

Cost Exclude

  • Cold drinks; cock, fanta, sprite, and mineral water, Phone calls, laundry, beer and bar bills.
  • Tips for guide and potters.
  • Meals at Kathmandu.
  • Travel and Rescue Insurance.
  • Souvenir or other expenses during the trekking.
  • Personal mountaineering gears.
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extend.

Trip Note

If you do not need porter for the trip, the trekking cost will be reducing from the original price. Nepal Mother House gives you some clue to make less cost for the Solo traveler also. Please contact us in our email for more details with your requirements. 

If you wish to stay longer, we can offer plenty of suggestions: Bungee Jumping, mountain biking in the Kathmandu valley, white water Rafting, Jeep Flyer, Paragliding, Rock climbing, Jungle Safari tour, Skydiving, Mt. Everest view flight, Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar square, the Kathmandu valley's other historic cities Sightseeing, or a night at the Fort Hotel in Nagarkot for a bit of luxury and some worth able sunset and sunrise mountain panoramas. We help to arrange any of these excursions for you. Namaste and see you during your next trip to the Nepal Himalayas!

Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu.Upon arrival at international airport meet assist and transfer to the Hotel (star category, very nice and centrally located at Thamel), take rest and free at afternoon.

Day 02 : Trekking preparation and permit paper work day. Our Tour Guide led you explore around Kathmandu valley for the sight seen. Have explore historical and spiritual attractions; including the historic Kathmandu Durbar Square; the House of Living Goddess “Kumari” and Kasthamandup temple” Said that was built from single tree in 16th century, Big bell-Big drams, Erotic carving in old temple, old palace etc., Bouddhanath; one of the largest Stupas in Nepal, Swayambhunath; situated on top of the hill knows as the Monkey Temple is one of the oldest Buddhist Stupa in the world, which has been registered in UNICECO heritage side. Pasupatinath; Hindus holy place, Sadhus and pilgrims bathing at occasionally, funeral pyres burning on the Ghats, located on the holy Bagmati river. Finally we have sightseeing beautiful Patan Durbar squares; the Krisna Temple has build just by stone with incredible crafts, Patan king’s palace, Golden temple and much more. It is very famous for woodcarving, Metal works, Temples and Monasteries After these activates back to hotel and pre- prier for the treks. Stay overnight at hotel. Please, check your insurance details and have a copy of your travel medical insurance policy with you.

Day 03 : Drive Kathmandu to Sundarijal (1350m) -1 hour & trek to Chisapani (2300m) -4 to 5 hours We drive from Kathmandu to the Sundarijal northern edge of the Kathmandu valley for about an hour by private transport and start to hike through the Shivpuri Watershed and Wildlife Reserve. The first settlement we will come across to sprawling Tamang settlement Mulkharka. The trail continues on a gentle climb through the forests ridges before it drops down to Chisopani (cold water) (2300m) situated on the ridge from where you can see countless snow peaks. The sunrise on the Himalaya, from Annapurna to Everest, is particularly outstanding from here. Stay overnight there.

Day 04 : Trek Chisapani to Nagarkot (2156 m) -6 to 7 hours After having breakfast the trail lead us to Nagarkot (2156 m) a long day hike with Nepalese cultural village life style and beautiful mountain views. After reaching Nagarkot enjoy the sunset view and its offer magnificent & panoramic views of many Himalayan ranges including the 8,848 meters top of the world Mt. Everest. Among many incredible beauties of Nagarkot Sunrise & Sunset views over mountains are one of the best. Stay overnight at hotel in Nagarkot.

Day 05 : Nagarkot to Chngunarayan (1541m) -3 to 4 hours & drive to Kathmandu via Bhaktapur -2 hours Trek from Nagarkot to Changunarayan which takes approximately 3 to 4 hours and drive from Changunarayan to Kathmandu via Bhaktapur Durbar Square, it takes 2 hours and 45 munities explore around Durbar complex. The most popular walk leads down from Nagarkot along a ridge to the temple of Changu Narayan-with views of Sankhu village to the right and Bhaktapur to the left. Changunarayan is situated at the end of a long ridge which runs well into the valley, it is an oldest temple in Valley said to have been built in 323 AD by King Hari Datta Varma. The temple is richly decorated with sculptures and carvings. There are still more remark site; the one of the oldest cities in Kathmandu valley “Bhaktapur” is known as Living Museum. Where, old brick paved enclave of old Royal palace, Nyathapola Temple, Datatriya temple exquisite artwork offers a picture of the grandeur of medieval Nepal.

Day 06 : Your own destination. In this pleasant day you may have full day at leisure either relax at hotel or explore the around Thamel. Today is day of ending your journey, so we will hand over you Trip Certificate, Trekking Permit and TIMS Card for memory of Nepal trip. Today is free or last minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until departure flight/drive. Nepal Mother House Treks assist will be transfer to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination.

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Useful Info

Few things are worth arranging while you are at home. Please note down these list details before your departure, this tips will help to make your trip enjoyable:

  • Read travel advice, inform yourself before travelling and get advice locally when you arrive.
  • Make sure your passport valid date during your travel and consult about visa processing.
  • Estimate your budget and fixed holiday period then chose suitable destination.
  • Note down travel check list before leave home and preparer accordingly.
  • Inform your friend and family about your trip and itinerary details.
  • Make copies of your important documents as a backup in case you lose the originals.
  • Buy Guide book and study about Nepal’s general information (culture, custom, political, people, geography, weather, festival, religion, rule and regulation).
  • Buy insurance which will cover all overseas medical, emergency evacuation costs.
  • Batter to know at list few Nepali words while traveling in Nepal.
  • Make reservations with advance payment, especially during peak season, for trip, accommodations and local guides.
  • Call your bank for debit- and credit-card to let them know about fees and your travel destination. Get your bank’s emergency phone number if you have a problem.
  • Visit the doctor for your health report and take medicine and vaccine accordingly.
  • Remember, the local laws apply to you as a visitor and it is your responsibility to follow them.
  • Be sensitive to local customs, traditions and practices as your behavior may be seen as improper, hostile or even illegal.
  • Never step over anyone feet/legs, and pull in your own legs when somebody wants to pass.
  • Never touch anybody with your feet, also never point in a direction using your feet. The feet are considered the most impure parts of the body.
  • When entering a house, somebody's kitchen, temple or monastery take off your shoes.
  • As a woman you should always be dressed avoiding provocation, so keep shoulders and legs covered.
  • It is very polite to give and accept with your right hand, and even more so when you use your left hand for supporting the elbow of your right hand.
  • When in doubt how to behave in certain situations; keep a low profile, do not shout and keep your dignity.
  • It is better not to touch offerings or persons when they are on way to shrines.
  • Beef is prohibited among both the Hindus and Buddhists. No female animal is killed for food.
  • You may not be allowed entry to the inner sanctuaries of temples and Stupas.
  • You may be interested to take snaps of temples, Stupas and monuments. Generally temples, Stupas and monuments are permitted to be photographed, but it is better to have permission before using your cameras.  

For more details please visit Nepal Travel Tips.

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