Kathmandu Day Hiking - Nepal

Kathmandu Day Hiking - Nepal

Walking around the Kathmandu valley

Nepal being the centre of Himalayan range with unparallel mountains with worlds 8th highest peaks has more to offer, we at Trekking Guide Team Adventure 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.


  • Mountain views
  • Day hiking to Namoboudha
    Namoboudha situated at the hill top of Panauti is very important Buddhist pilgrimage located in Kavre District about 38 km. east of Kathmandu. The stupa and shrines build up in this lovely little hill has significantly enough mark a very ancient holy site where a legendary prince named Mahasattva offered himself to starving Tigress with its several underfed cubs. This legendary episode is depicted in a very nice stone slab and placed right next to a holy stupa. After breakfast at the Hotel, we drive 35 km east of Kathmandu for about one and half hours to a place called Dhapasi via an ancient Newar town Panuti with packed lunch box. From Dhapasi we follow the uphill trail forward north - east direction and the trail narrows. We cross a suspension bridge and pass through many small villages to a huge rice field which gives you chance to see How Nepali People plant and harvest the crop. From here we hike steep uphill for about an hour to reach Namoboudha. After lunch continue walk in easy trails to Dhulikhel. Drive back to Kathmandu or overnight at resort in Dhulikhel.

     

  • Day hiking to Phulchowki (2782 m.)
    Phulchowki (2782m) is the highest hill situated in the south of Kathmandu valley. This is one of the most beautiful hiking in terms of vegetation in Kathmandu valley. After breakfast at the Hotel, drive 14 kms south of Kathmandu for about 30 minutes to a place called Godavari ( Royal Botanical Garden ) with packed lunch box. From Godavari we start our hiking gradually uphill all the way through sub - Tropical thick forest for about four hours. The magnificent view from eastern part of Annapurna range to Gaurishanker in the east can be seen from here on a clear day apart from the Breathtaking view of Kathmandu valley. After lunch and strolling around from sometime, we hike down following the same trail to Godavari for about 2 hours and drive back to Kathmandu.

     

  • Day hiking to Champadevi (2285 m.)
    Champadevi, situated at an altitude of 2285 m south - west of Kathmandu, is a pilgrimage site having a Buddhist stupa and a Hindu shrine commands many pilgrims visit this place on full moon day. After breakfast at Hotel, we drive 16 kms south of Kathmandu for about an hour to a place called Pharping (on the way to Dakshinkali Temple) with packed lunch box. From Pharping we start our hiking gradually up for about half an hour along trail toward the north ridge and through pine forested area. From here we continue hiking gradually up following the trail for about another 3 hours to CHAMPADEVI. The view of central and western Himalayan Range are magnificent. After lunch and strolling around from sometime, continue hike down to Hattiban for about 2 hours and Drive back to Kathmandu.

     

  • Day hiking to Nagarjuna
    Located north-west of Kathmandu it takes 15 minutes by car than 2 and half hours up to the Nagarjuna hill, which is also called historical Jamacho Peak (6,300 feet) The mountain is called Nagarjuna hill because Nagarjuna's cave-residence is found there, where he performed meditation. Besides Nagarjuna cave there are some other cave of Buddha, Mahasiddhas.One of the famous story of the Buffalo Buddha: A long time ago when Acharya Nagarjuna was living in his cave, an idiot buffalo herdsman from Kathmandu became possessed by faith in the Master, and came to him frequently offering curd and milk, etc. Once when he asked Nagarjuna to come to town, the Master refused, saying, 'If you are able to meditate upon perfect reality, sit down here'. So he did as he was told, but obsessed by his work of guarding buffaloes he could think of nothing but buffaloes. 'Visualize yourself as a buffalo.' Instructed the Acharya. So he meditated in what today is called the Cave of the Buffalo Buddha, and after a while he actually became a buffalo. His horns struck the rock above him and the holes, which today are known as his horn-prints appeared. Then Nagarjuna told him to contemplate his body in its natural state of total relaxation. Meditating according, his body became as before and his senses became sharp and alert, so he was given initiation and precepts. After he had accomplished the aim of his mediation, it is said that he shot through the roof of the cave and went straight to the Dakini's Paradise

     

  • Day hiking to Shivapuri - (2563 m.)
    Shivapuri situated at an altitude of 2563m north of Kathmandu is second highest hill around Kathmandu valley. Baghdwar, Shivapuri locates near source of holy river Bagmati. After breakfast at the hotel, we drive for about 20 minutes to Budhanikantha Temple, 8 kms north of Kathmandu. From Budhanilkantha we walk through Shivapuri conservation area. This is the Government protected forest where over 500 species are found. We start our hike from the southern boundary of the area where the army check post is located. Nagi Gumpa situated at an altitude of 2330 m north of Kathmandu and above Budhanilkantha Temple is only Monastery for the Nuns practice Buddhism and foreigners often come there for meditation. It is a steep uphill hike through narrow and dusty trail for about half an hour and two hours gradual uphill trial to Shivapuri. After lunch and strolling around from sometime , we take a short cut down hill trail to Kopan for about two hours and drive back to Kathmandu

     

  • Nagarkot to Dhulikhel Hiking
    Nagarkot to Dhulikhel hiking (Around 16 km) Approx 4 to 6 hrs :
    Nagarkot provide excellent mountain Panorama in a clear day. The hike from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel is mostly down hill. In Nagarkot to Dhulikhel walk, there are very few options for food and water, so we recommend that you carry enough of both with you for the trek.

  • Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu After your arrival in Kathmandu, our representatives will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel in the most luxurious car or jeep in Nepal. There you will have the facilities of snacks, comfortable seats, gaming, and the most searched one i.e. WIFI. You will be able to use WIFI and immediately update your friends and family about your arrival in Nepal in no time with pictures as well. After you reach hotel and rest for a while, you will be introduced to our managing director and guides who will be assisting you in your trek.

Cost Includes

  • Free airport picks upon your arrival and a drop at the end of your trip

Cost Excludes

  • Your travel insurance ( Travel insurance is compulsory to take an adventure trip and it must be covered both medical & emergency evacuation with the worth of USD100, 000.00 minimum.

Trip Facts

Trip Duration 01 Day
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Easy - A
Transportation Private Vehicle
Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
Starting Price US$
Trip Type Day Hiking
Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Max. Altitude 1350 Meter