Duration - 5/6 hours (Drive and sightseeing)
Grade - Easy (walk and drive)
Specialty - Nature/Culture Tour, Sundarijal village, sunrise or amazing mountains view, intermingle with the local people and traditions.
Chisapani Nagarkot day hiking is another popular, short and easy route of hiking to Nagarkot. The Chisapani Nagarkot hike provides you stunning picturesque views of the countryside and splendid views of snow covered mountains. We start this hike from Kathmandu to Sundarijal by 1 hours drive from either private car or local bus and then hike to Chisapani. Your first destination is Chisapani where you will be enjoying the real boon of nature being away from the crowd of the city. This hike offers the spectacular mountain scenery along with around of Kathmandu valley’s charming village lifestyle and culture and similarly, on the way we pass through some ethnic settlements, otherwise the walk is mostly through forests. You can enjoy the Himalaya ranges which include Mt. Everest, Mt. Ganesh, Mt. Gauri Shankar, Mt. Dorje Lakpa, Langtang Himalayan range, Rolwaling Himalayan range which gives you goose bumps out of excitement.
During our Chisapani Nagarkot hiking we will be able to interact with the local people there, which will add another dimension to your experience. The trail of Chisapani Nagarkot follows a good forested area with Rhododendrons blooming in the spring adding a magical appeal, whilst the Himalayas again manifest for about 6-7 hrs to Nagarkot. Nagarkot is one of the best places for sightseeing and hiking. A steep climb up to Nagarkot will be rewarded by the comfort and peaceful surroundings. The panorama viewed from this hill present you the ever-refreshing memory of the majestic panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges from Dhaulagiri in the west and the highest mountain including Mt. Everest in the east. Early sunrise views at Nagarkot are extremely fascinating and mesmerizing.
This Chisapani Nagarkot hiking trip is designed to provide you a unique opportunity to explore the myriad wonders of nature, rural Nepal and the awe inspiring majesty and beauty of dramatic mountain views which will provide you a life time experience with sightseeing.
Day 01: Kathmandu Drive to Sundarijal (1350m) trekking to Chisopani (2140m).
Drive about 1 hour from Kathmandu takes you to trek start point Sundarijal. From Sundarijal the trail climb up besides the water pipes which supplies Kathmandu drinking water, the trail will enter through the Shivapuri Watershed and Wildlife Reserve. The trail continues up hill through the forest to meet the Mulkharka Villages with the inhabitants of Tamanag people.
The trail continues with climbing on the forest of rhododendron and oaks after pass the Borlang Bhanjyang trail goes downhill to Chisopani (2140m), The mountain views are excellent from here can see the views of Annapurna to Everest, overnight at lodge
Day 02: Chisopani hiking to Nagarkot Drive back to Kathmandu:
After a hearty breakfast, we continue with our trekking adventure. From Chisapani we trek downhill to Nagarkot, we will trek between the village and forest with the great fveiws of country site and mountain. Nagarkot is a hill resort; From here we get breathtaking views of Mt. Everest, Manaslu and Gauri Shankar and other mountains. You can drive back to Kathmandu from Nagarkot, we can stay Ngarkot for evening sunset and drive back to Kathmandu maximum 2 hour drive.