Kathmandu City Tour and Short Trek in Nepal will be a selected and purposeful stay in Nepal leading you towards the mountain of Nepal with massif Himalayas and historical sites. This will be an informative and jubilant short holiday in Nepal with family, friends, or single.
The program starts on the day of your arrival; if you have some spare time on the day of your arrival, you can explore through a short walk passing by popular Ason Market to Kathmandu Durbar Square.
The very next day will be a city tour in some of the historical sites of Nepal within Kathmandu Valley and on the third day, you will start your Chisapani Nagarkot Trek which is one of the most popular and shortest treks around Kathmandu, located just 12 kilometers north of the main city.
This trekking trail is very popular among people of all age groups and for those who prefer to trek in Nepal but are worried about time limitations, this will be the best option.
As Chisapani Nagarkot trek is also known as Shivapuri and Sundarijal trek, it is a diverse trekking trail that helps you to reach different trekking destinations and is also the gateway and exit point to Gosainkunda, Langtang, Helambu, and Melamchi trek.
Chisapani Nagarkot trek offers a spectacular view of Kathmandu valley and stunning views of the mighty Himalayas all throughout the trail and is also a famous hippie trail.
Passing through the dense forest of Shivapuri National Park and Tamang villages mixed with culture and nature, you will be able to encounter different flora and fauna and also marijuana plantations that exist just close to the capital city of Nepal.
The trail is easy compared to other short treks of Nepal but is diverse in terms of the view of nature and different ethnic settlements. The trail passes through Shivapuri National Park of Nepal, which is one of the very famous watershed areas and the main resources of drinking water supply to Kathmandu valley.
The park lies between the temperate and subtropical climatic zone, rich in flora and fauna along with Tamang culture.
Shivapuri National Park is a protected area, so different army checkpoints do exist to maintain its conservation project. It is also one of the religious heritage areas for both Hindu and Buddhist followers, as different hermitages for different periods of time came here to meditate and among them ‘SHIVAPURI BABA’ is one of them.
Above all, the Shivapuri conservation area is the source of the Bagmati and Bisnumati rivers of Nepal, a highly sacred rivers.
Furthermore, different subtropical hardwood, pine, oak, rhododendron, etc are grown and the park is blessed with an abundance of different species of butterflies and birds.
So, Shivapuri is also a popular destination for Bird Watching and in terms of wildlife sloth bears, jungle cats, monkeys, leopards, etc can be seen. So to protect all this, army checkpoint keeps their eyes on visitors’ records.
Trek will lead you to Nagarkot, a popular touristic hill station for the sunrise and sunset view and also the Himalayas, the trail then descends towards Changunaraya, a village situated towards Bhaktapur, which is also a World Heritage Site with the popular Changunarayan Temple.
The trek program ends by driving from Changunarayan towards the medieval city of Bhaktapur for a day tour, and finally ending with an hour's drive to Kathmandu, the main city.
Discover Altitude has specially designed Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking Itinerary and City Tour with frequent field visits by our professional staff to make sure the program goes according to the itinerary mentioned below. For the convenience of our client minute detailed itinerary, cost, highlights, pictures, and the map has been provided.
As it is an easy trek below the Himalayas, trekkers can visit this trail every season of the year. Regarding the Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking Cost, it varies on the number of days and numbers of trekkers.
The itinerary can be customized according to the limitation of your time and interest.