Kathmandu valley trekking (Kathmandu trek)

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  • Duration: 07 Days
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Tour Type: Private Guided Trek
  • Max altitude: 2350m
  • Transportation: Land
  • Best Time: Sep. - Dec. & Jan. - May

Kathmandu valley trekking offers you to explore some of the best view points of near Kathmandu and the suggested trekking package also allow you to visit one of the best bird sanctuaries of Nepal. The entire around Kathmandu hiking trail follows Sundarijal to Namobuddha/Panauti are belongs to Shivapuri wildlife Reserve Park, so may you have chance to encounter many wildlife and rare wild flowers in nature. Nagarkot and Chisapani hill tops are also renowned as magnificent Himalayan panorama view point. During Kathmandu trek trekkers have chance to see many splendid mountain peaks- Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Lantang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Shisapangma and Gauri Shankar. Beside the Himalayan Panorama and natural diversities, you can stay in luxurious resorts and hotels during the trek; we provide the standard to luxurious hotels and resorts for your enjoyable Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot trekking.

Kathmandu valley short trek also known as short hiking around Kathmandu rim is a truly beautiful trekking area and those who have limited time can be visited without any risk of natural calamities along the journey. The trekking trail is ideal for every age group and those who are looking for short and normal elevation level hiking. Besides trekkers experience typical culture of local people and enjoy different authentic hospitalities. We at a Himalayan Mentor always focus to design every package as much possible to meet better attractions of the region and our guests have pleasurable holiday in fun filled environment. If you have extra time you may ask us to include the cultural heritages sightseeing after or before the Kathmandu trekking.

Kathmandu valley trekking trip highlights

  • 7 days fully private guided trip for trek around Kathmandu valley
  • Hiking through beautiful scenery, forest, waterfall, terrace faming field, local hamlets
  • Enjoy the culture and heritage throughout the journey
  • Experience spectacular Himalayan panorama form Chisapani,Nagarkot, Dhulikhel and Namo Buddha and enjoy the sunrise view from Chisapani hill and Nagarkot
  • Observe the Buddhist culture in Namo Buddha monastery and learn about monks and Buddhism
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Trip Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport Nepal

Up on arrival meet our office representative at airport and transfer to hotel/ after refreshing complete the official formalities/ briefing about the preparation and rest of the day free for your own leisure.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: None Place: Kathmandu Maximum Altitude: 1400m.

Day 02: Trek Sundarijal (1929m.) to Chisapani (2300m, 5 hours)

After breakfast drive to Sundarijal (1 hr). Then the hiking will begin. You will walk through a large pipe carrying water to Kathmandu, and then gradually climbs uphill. After walking around 1.5 km you will encounter to the first army checkpoint from where we will buy a Shivapuri National Park permit for entry. Then the hiking continues to the uphill to Mulkharka village. That's the lunch place. From Mulkharka, the trail transitions into a narrow single track hedged by dense forest. Still you will hike up hill to Burlang Bhanjyang(2427m.) which is prefect viewpoint to enjoy Langtang Himal, Dorje Lhakpa, Gauri Shankar and more. Then hike downhill to reach Chisapani, the overnight stay place. You will enjoy the beautiful sunset view from there.

Accommodation: Guest House Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Kathmandu Maximum Altitude: 2300m.

Day 03: Trek Chisapani to Nagarkot Hill (2175m, 6 - 7 hours)

The morning begins with the stunning snow-capped Himalayan view to the north of Chisapani. Then the journey starts for Chauki Bhanjyang where we will take lunch. Then another around 3 hour’s trek takes you to the Nagarkot. On a clear day you can see the Himalayas stretching from Dhaulagiri in the west all the way past Everest to Kanchenjunga in the east.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Nagarkot Maximum Altitude: 2175m.

Day 04: Trek Nagarkot to Dhulikhel (1550m, 5 - 6 hours)

Enjoy your morning with beautiful Himalayan sunrise view. After breakfast, the hike beginning from Nagarkot, on a rough road which might be little muddy if it rains, once you enter the villages the trail is perfect and the last part has beautiful pine forest. If you are trekking in March/April you will enjoy the blossom of rhododendrons. You will begin with downhill hiking where you will enjoy rugged mountain landscape sprinkled with traditional hamlets and forests to reach Kashi Bhanjyang. This is a little hamlet and most of the hikers enjoy their lunch here. Then continue walk to the Dhulikhel through many beautiful hamlet, terraced filed and some up and downhill walk. Once you reach close to Dhulikhel the walk will be on the road as well for around 40mins.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Dhulikhel Maximum Altitude: 1550m.

Day 05: Trek Dhulikhel to Namobuddha (1750m, 3 - 4 hours)

Enjoy the breakfast at Dhulikhel hotel and then starts the hike from Dhulikhel to Namobuddha. You will walk via Goukhushwar Mahadev and take an uphill hike to reach Kavrekot/Kali Mandir (temple). Then journey glimpsing mountain panorama, hillside terraced farm and villages. After the short break at Kali Mandir (temple) continue trek to Namobuddha . Namo Buddha is one of the most sacred Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Nepal. Beside the one of the wonderful place to enjoy Himalayan and mountain view nearby Kathmandu. You will visit monastery and walk around for the rest of the day.

Accommodation: Guest House Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Namobuddha Maximum Altitude: 1750m.

Day 06: Trek Namobuddha to Panauti (1500m, 3 - 4 hours) - Kathmandu (1 hour)

Downhill hiking to Panauti for 3 hours and end the trek, have lunch and drive back to Kathmandu, transfer to hotel, be refresh, rest or free for personal activities. Evening farewell dinner at Nepali restaurant.

Accommodation: Meals: Place: Maximum Altitude:

Day 07: Final Departure

Transfer to the airport for final departure.

Accommodation: None Meals: Breakfast Place: - Maximum Altitude: 1400m.

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Above itinerary for Kathmandu valley trekking might not be suitable for everyone. So please feel free to send us your requirements to info@himalayanmentor.com or call us at +977 9841 875661 (Direct Call/Whatsapp/Signal) to customize as you wish.

Inclusion in the Package


  • Airport transfers - pick up and drop upon arrival and departure 
  • Full board basis on the way of trekking- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner -3 meals per day and overnight accommodation at tea house lodge.
  • Transportation- to and from starting and ending point.
  • Necessary trekking permit, conservation and TIMS fee.
  •  Supporting staffs (trekking guide and porter), as well as their necessary insurance, and accommodation meals allowance and salary
  • 2- Nights accommodation in Kathmandu in BB basis before and after the trek.
  • Sightseeing Tour as per above program, inclusive of all entry permits, tour guide and transportation.
  • Wildness First aid kit pack for the trekking.


  • Hotel in Kathmandu if extra days stay.
  • Food (Lunch & Dinner) before and after the trip in Kathmandu.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral/hot water/ hot drinks/shower tea-coffee, chocolate hot drinks), tips for the guide, porter & other staffs etc.
  • Travel insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
  • Additional costs- extra days stay, incase of flight cancellation due to the natural calamities, bad weather forecast and other unforeseen circumstances
  • Personal trekking gear for the trek.


This trip is a private guided one and can be arranged on your requested date. The group size for this trip is one to above.

Useful Information

Kathmandu trekking is the best trek with beautiful Himalayan view and to explore the natural diversity while staying in the luxurious resorts and hotels.

Can I Do Kathmandu valley trek while staying in luxury lodges?

Only one night at Chisapani and another night at Namobuddha you will stay in a basic hotel. In Kathmandu, Nagarkot and Dhulikhel, you can stay at budget to luxury resort based on your requirement. This is why Kathamndu valley treks considerate as a Luxury trekking. You can stay in a best hotel and enjoy hiking with amazing Mountain View.

Which is the best time for Kathmandu valley?

Kathmandu valley trek is doable whole year. During monsoon season (June to Mid September) there is high chance of affect the trip with rain but if you don’t mind to walk on the rain, this trip can do during that time too.