What a fantastic idea to hike a half-circle around the Kathmandu valley rim. With our efficient guides, you will hike for five hours starting from Sundarijal through the Shivapuri National Park area. You will be abundant with waterfalls and flora until you arrive at Chisapani. After that, you will stop at Nagarkot and enjoy the Nagarkot, famous for mountain and sunrise views, walking down to see the stunning view from Dhulikhel town, with old houses and temples. From the city, the next destination will be a Buddhist holy site of Namo Buddha and then to an old Newari town of Panauti, and relax in Kushadevi Himalayan Resort in Kushadevi (Panauti) at the edge of the village, bordering community forest and with total mountain views to the north. Similalry, click this link to explore a peaceful resort and short hiking near Kathmandu Valley. Similalry, please visit our social media if you want to get a regular update.
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Arrive and settle in your hotel. Meet your tour guides for the briefing of the next day’s tour.
Day 2-Kathmandu to Chisapani:
Your tour guide will collect you at the hotel lobby and drive you to Sundarijal, where your trekking starts. Then, you will hike around five hours to Chisapani, where you will have a night’s rest.
Day3-Chisapani to Nagarkot:
Next morning, you start for Nagarkot, enjoy beautiful views, and if you are lucky, you will be able to see clear mountains and sun-rise. Then, stroll around small towns and enjoy the evening in the cafes or restaurants before retiring to your hotel.
Day4-Nagarkot to Dhulikhel:
This is going to be your long day. First, you hike in the trails for six hours to reach Dhulikhel before retiring in your comfort. Then, relax in the hotels and explore the old town with old temples and houses.
Day5-Dhulikhel to Namobudha:
The next day, the trek leads to beautiful Buddhist holy places with stupas and monasteries. Go around the monasteries, try yoga or enjoy Tibetan food.
Day6-Namobuddha to Panauti/Kushadevi village:
The last hiking segment is to the old town of Panauti, one of the oldest Newari settlements with beautiful temples. Then, stroll around the city and walk 45 minutes more to Kushadevi Himalayan Resort in Kushadevi, enjoy the quiet village, feel peace and view the mountains from its bar.
Day7- Drive back to Kathmandu:
• Professional Guide
• Lunch – Buffet lunch
• Hotel pickup and drop-off