Easy Trek Around Kathmandu Valley

"Easy trek around Kathmandu Valley " is a an ideal trek for the beginners and family who wants to escape the busy life of Kathmandu for few days in the tranquility of the serene forest, visiting rural life as it was for centuries. This nice peaceful Kathmandu valley easy hikes is starts with a short drive to Sudarijal, in to the Shivapuri national Park, a countryside village on the north east of Kathmandu valley rim, the walk from here follows the ridge that outlines Kathmandu Valley with superb view of the surrounding landscapes and snow capped mountain range from Chisopani onwards, the trek continues towards further east of the Valley ridge at Nagarkot. The popular mountain retreats of Nagarkot where one can view the sunrise and sunset over the panoramic Himalayan snow range from Annapurna to Everest.

Easy hiking around Kathmandu valley leads from here to Dhulikhel (1440m.) is a small town with a long history. Records show that it has been around for more than 500 years. The artistic skill and urban ethos of its Newar inhabitants have created a place of charm and beauty. Streets lined with bare-brick houses, carved wooden windows, sloping title roofs, pagoda temples and sacred statues everywhere. You will think you have wandered into a cultural theme park.

Around this trekking the major places of worship here are the Narayan and Harisiddhi temples which are adored with profuse wood carvings. The Gokhureswar Mahadev temple, a 30 minutes walk to the eastern part of town, is a peaceful and scenic spot. The Bhagawati temple is situated at a height in the western part of Dhulikhel and dominates the skyline. From here, you can get a beautiful vista of the town and surrounding areas. There are many vintage points in Dhulikhel which offers a panorama of the Himalaya that will leave you spellbound. Looking out over low hills and valleys, the mountains rise up in an extended arc stretching from the far left to the far right. More than 20 Himalayan Peaks can be seen in all their glory. You should get up early in the morning to watch the first rays of the sun hit the summits and their colors change. Sunset views are equally spectacular.

Easy Trek Around Kathmandu Valley Fact box

Mode of Trekking: Tea-House / Lodge.

Trek Grade: Leisure-moderate.

Trek duration: 3-4 days.

Total Trip: 06-07 days


Trip Map

Easy Trek Around Kathmandu Valley Map

Easy Trek Around Kathmandu Valley Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Full Day Sightseeing around Kathmandu city.

Day 03: Drive to Sundarijal & begin Hike to Chisopani 2,340m, 4-5 hrs.

Day 04: Hike to Nagarkot 2,100m, 5-6 hrs.

Day 05: Hike to Dhulikhel 1980m, 5-6hrs.

Day 06: Drive back to Kathmandu with optional tour of Bhaktapur on route.

Day 07: Departure to your own way.