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Day Hiking Nearby Kathmandu Valley

Day Hiking Nearby Kathmandu Valley

Introduction

Nepal being the centre of Himalayan range with unparallel mountains with worlds 8th highest peaks has more to offer, we at Tea House Trek, offers a leisure walk and hike in and around the valley for people with limited times in Nepal and still wants to feel the closeness of snow capped mountains with natural fresh air and to escape the hustle bustle of city life for few days and more as per your requirements. We have choice of scenic and cultural country walks and hikes for you to take delight in our various pleasant hikes with tours, this is a perfect choice for families, school and collage group and for corporate people who needs a change of scene and fresh air after being in the closed city area.

» Shivapuri-Kathmandu Day Hike (1200m- 1800m-1200m )

After breakfast, the day will start to leave Chauki Bhajyang (1500m) by drive, it will take 1½ hour. From Chauki Bhanjyang trek start to shivapuri via Jhule (1800m). , After Chauki Bhanjyang, trail goes 1 hour ascends to Jhule., in this place we should stop for drink and enjoy for a while. From Jhule and all the way, one can see view of Landscape, breath taking mountains panoramic views such as Langtang Range, Lakpa Dorje , Gauri Shankar and many more. One can get chance to obverse, how to local people lived in the mountain, culture and tradition among them. After Jhule 3 hours we have to walk through Sivapuri national park to Mulkharka 1400m. During this walking period one can watch different kinds of Bird as well. After Mulkharka one hour we have to descend to Sundarijal. From sundarijal 1 hour drive back to Kathmandu. In the total we have to walk 5 -6 hours in this day.

Schedule for Shivapuri-Kathmandu Hiking
Wake up : 6:30 am
Breakfast : 7:00 am
Departure : 7:30 am
Trekking Start : 9:00 am
Tea/Soft Drink Break : 10:00 am (Jhule)
Lunch : 1:00 pm ( Mulkharka)
Trekking End Point : 3:30 pm
Back to hotel : 5:00 pm

We organize Shivapuri-Kathmandu Day Hike on your booking. Please contact us for Shivapuri-Kathmandu Day Hike Service.

» Changunarayan to Sakhu Day Hike

Start the trek from Changunarayan temple. It is 1½ hour drive from Kathmandu. Changunarayan was built in 323 AD. This temple provides deep and rich impression of the past culture. Walk to Nagarkot (2200m) , we can see Himalaya and Mt. Everest. Have lunch walk through the trail from Nagarkot pass through several villages and follow the ridge towards northwestern direction passing through katkaki Bhanjyang , and the trail descend to Sakhu .walkig time takes 5 to 6 hours.from sakhu Drive back to Kathmandu. This is interesting day trek. Detail Itinerary:

Schedule for Changunarayan to Sakhu Day Hike
Wake up : 6:30 am
Breakfast : 7:00 am
Departure : 7:30 am
Trekking Start : 9:00 am
Tea/Soft Drink Break : 10:00 am (Telkot))
Lunch : 12:00 pm (Nagarkot)
Trekking End Point : 3:30 pm
Back to hotel : 5:00 pm

We organize Changunarayan to Sakhu Day Hikes on your booking. Please contact us for Shivapuri-Kathmandu Day Hike Service.

» Champadevi Day Hike Champadevi Day Hike

Champadevi is situated at a height of 2278m on the western ridge surrounding Kathmandu valley. The trail to the ridge top starts from Pikhel on the way to Dakshinakali. The trail leads towards north and climb the ridge top at Neupane Danda. Continue to ascend through tall pine forest in northwest direction and reach top of a ridge at Champadevi. Its vantage point provides wide-angle view of Kathmandu valley and entire Himalaya range. There is a Buddhist stupa and Hindu temple located on the road head at kirtipur. The ridge trail continues from Champadevi to Bhamesmar, and descends to Kirtipur. walkig time takes 5 to 6 hours. from Kirtipur 45 munities, Drive back to kathamandu. Detail Itinerary:

Schedule for Champadevi Day Hike Champadevi Day Hike
Wake up : 6:30 am
Breakfast : 7:00 am
Departure : 7:30 am
Trekking Start : 9:00 am
Lunch : 12:00 pm (Champadevi)
Trekking End Point : 3:30 pm
Back to hotel : 5:00 pm

We organize Changunarayan to Sakhu Day Hikes on your booking. Please contact us for Shivapuri-Kathmandu Day Hike Service.

» Kathmandu to Kavre Bhanjyang - Namo Buddha - Sankhu - Kathmandu - Day Hike

From Kathmandu 1½ hour drive through on Arniko (Kodari) highway to Kavre Bhanjyang. After there 2 hours walk up gradually on the summit of Namo Budha. It is situated on a hill above Panauti - a medieval town. You can also drive but the road condition is very bad. It is best to hike up the ridge. It is one of the important religious sites for Buddhist. It is believed that Buddha came here in one of his incarnation and fed his flesh to a hungry tigress so she can feed her cubs. There is an ancient stone slab and a stupa with all-seeing eyes of the Buddha that commemorate that occasion. There are several stupas and colorful flags fluttering in the cool breeze. A big statue of Buddha and several uniformly lined up stupa in the back drop of the enchanting himalaya provides an ideal scene for photographer. We can have lunch at Namo Buddha. After namo Buddha trail 1 hour descends to Sankhu. After Sankhu 1 hour drive back through panauti. It is an old settlement of Newars. This medieval towns has some of the best example of wood craftsmanship in the form of temples. Take time to see the temple of Indreshwar Mahadev built in the 14th century and Brahmayani built in 17th century.

Schedule for Kathmandu to Kavre Bhanjyang - Namo Buddha - Sankhu - Kathmandu - Day Hike
Wake up : 6:30 am
Breakfast : 7:00 am
Departure : 7:30 am
Trekking Start : 9:00 am
Lunch : 12:00 pm (Namo Buddha )
Trekking End Point : 3:30 pm
Back to hotel : 5:00 pm

We organize Kathmandu to Kavre Bhanjyang - Namo Buddha - Sankhu - Kathmandu - Day Hike on your booking. Please contact us for Shivapuri-Kathmandu Day Hike Service.

» Pulchauki Day Hike (2759m)

Drive1 hour to Godavari (18 km) from Kathmandu. botanical garden and gradually hike up to the ridgeline. At several points you come across a gravel road that leads to the summit of Phulchauki from Godavari . The summit is the highest point in Kathmandu valley. We have to walk 4 hours to go Throughout the up hill trail and road there are thick bushes of rhododendron trees and orchids flowers. In the spring it is pleasant to see colorful flowers all over the forest. This area is equally great place for bird watchers. In December, sometime there are snowfalls on the summit. The ridge top provides unobstructed wide-angle view of the Himalayas stretching all the way from Everest to Annapurna. At the summit there is a Buddhist stupa and colorful flags offered by devotees. You can descend to Godavari-about 2 hour walk. walkig time takes 5 to 6 hours. From Godawori 1 hour drive back to Kathmandu.

Schedule for Pulchauki Day Hike
Wake up : 6:30 am
Breakfast : 7:00 am
Departure : 7:30 am
Trekking Start : 9:00 am
Lunch : 12:00 pm
Trekking End Point : 3:30 pm
Back to hotel : 5:00 pm

We organize Pulchauki Day Hike on your booking. Please contact us for Shivapuri-Kathmandu Day Hike Service.

» Day Hike to Nagarjuna

Nagarjuna, known as a Jamacho, nearest day hiking peak from Kathmandu which is located to north-west of Kathmandu Valley at the height of 2128 covered by thick forest. The hike starts from Rani Ban (Queen’s forest) takes about 20 minutes drive from Thamel for entry gate and about 2 and half hours of walk up to the summit. Nagarjuna hill is popular Buddhist pilgrimage site having shrine of Padmashambhava. The etymology for its name as Nagarjun is based in a mythological statement that it’s the location where Acharya Nagarjun has meditated. Nagarjun also described as Vindya Mountain in literatures. Here one can feel peace state of mind with natural setting and it’s the best place to meditate. Buddhist shrines, ancient caves and finally Jamacho view point are the main points of attractions offering valley’s widest mountain panorama stretching all the way from Annapurna to Langtang Himalayan range and the view of Kathmandu valley from here is superb.

Schedule for Day Hike to Nagarjuna
Wake up : 6:30 am
Breakfast : 7:00 am
Departure : 7:30 am
Trekking Start : 9:00 am
Lunch : 12:00 pm (Nagarjun)
Trekking End Point : 3:30 pm
Back to hotel : 5:00 pm

We organize Day Hike to Nagarjuna on your booking. Please contact us for Shivapuri-Kathmandu Day Hike Service.

Hiking

A day hike is an outdoor activity which consists of walking in natural environment and can be completed within 1 day. For this hike we do not require any overnight camping.. A day hike around Kathmandu valley offers some excellent short treks with easy or moderate walking which can be a great introduction to Nepal hiking or trekking essentials.
it is possible to experience traditional rural activities within sights of the metropolis. The organic rhythm of foot travel is a wonderful way to explore and make meaningful contact with the country and its friendly peopleexcellent mountain panoramic views. In spring offers early flowering rhododendrons similarly in autumn and winter there are wonderful mountains vistas, which can be seen clearly from certain viewpoints like Shiva Puri, Nagarjun, Phulchoki, Namo Buddha , Champadevi, Nagarjun etc.

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