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Kathmandu Valley Short Trek10 days Days

Minimum Participants 2
Mode of Travel Adventures
Accommodation hotel and lodge
Meals Full board on trek, B&B Plan in city
Transportation pravite/public vehicle

trip Overview

Kathmandu Valley Short Trek is really an enjoyable trip in Nepal and historically known as Nepal Valley. It lies at the crossroads of ancient civilizations of Asia and has at least 130 important monuments, including several pilgrimage sites for Hindu and Buddhist. It can be done by every age group of people. There are seven World Heritage Site within the valley.

A scenic walk away from the busy and quarrel city life to serene wilderness countryside just within the Kathmandu valley rim a great journey with Nepal Dream Path Treks. Kathmandu Valley Short Trek is a great walk for all types of travelers, who would like to escape from the city life for few days in peace and calm in the harmony with nature, as this trip leads from the low land of rice fields to alpine region passing through traditional country villages, rich vegetation, and cultures, offering an idle introduction of Nepal’s cultural and natural beauty. Short Trek around Kathmandu valley offers rich insight into Nepali village life, history, culture, and religion as well as offering some wonderful vistas of the Himalayas and scenic view of natural diversity. Starting this wonderful trekking from North –West of Kathmandu from shivapuri national park, inside of the shivapuri national parks, we can see many wild animals, birds, and vegetation and end at North-East at Dhulikhel town a scenic spot, the walk leads on the rim of the mid-hill overlooking Kathmandu valley down below along with mountain scenery of Manaslu, Ganesh, Langtang Himal to Jugal Himal mountain range following the quiet serene trail through several farm villages and scenic villages of Chisapani, Nagarkot, Sundari Jal, Namobauddha, Balthali, Dhulikhel and drive back to Kathmandu after a short memorable trip in the mid-hills of Kathmandu valley rim with Nepal Dream Path Treks.

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu 1,300m and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: In Kathmandu with a day sightseeing tour around World Heritage Sites.
Day 03: Drive to Kakani [2,073m] trek to Narayan Bhanjyang [2 hrs drive & 4 hrs walk].
Day 04: Trek to Shivapuri Danda-ridge [2,563m] [5 hrs walk].
Day 05: Trek to Chisapani [2,340m] [4 hrs walk].
Day 06: Trek to Nagarkot [2,100m] [6 hrs walk].
Day 07: Trek to Dhulikhel [1,550m] [6 hrs walk].
Day 08: Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 09: In Kathmandu free day.
Day 10: Transfer for international departure.

Detail Itinerary

30 minutes drive B&B Plan Hotel/Resort

On arrival at Kathmandu Airport meet our Nepal Dream Path Treks staff for transportation to respective hotels, Nepal Dream Path Treks guide brief of the hotel, Kathmandu, Trekking, do's and don't and other related information that you might require while in Nepal with Nepal Dream Path Treks Treks & Expeditions.

5-6 hours walk B&B Plan Hotel/Resort

After your first night in Kathmandu, you will be well informed on arrival about the time for your half day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu at places of interest, Kathmandu is full of world heritage sites.  

4 hrs walk All meals includes- Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner, Tea/Coffee Hotel/Resort

The trip begins with an hour drive to Kakani, situated to the North West of Kathmandu, the hilltop is recommended for its quiet surroundings and skyline views of Mt. Gauri Shanker, Langtang, Chobba Bhamare, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, and Himal-chuli. Trek begins with a slow climb to the ridge on route Pataswar Bhanjyang with a view of Ganesh, Manaslu and Langtang a small hill farm village, trek lead through farm fields and in the cool shade of the forest to Narayan Bhanjyang after 4 hours of a good walk. Views of Kathmandu Valley can be seen from this beautiful spot.

5 hours walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] hotel/resort

Trek continues towards the northern highest point of this trek at Shivapuri ridge, following the gradual path for some time, with the last portion of a steep climb to the Shivapuri ridge for the overnight stop. Shivapuri offers wildlife sighting along with the views of the great western, central and eastern range of mountains in this serene location.

4 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] hotel/resort

Morning catch the sunrise with views of Langtang & Jugal mountain range, the walk is on gradual path in the beautiful woods of oaks, pines, and rhododendron, walk follows short downhill path with two more hours of pleasant trekking through the serene forest, and then coming out of the forest to a clearing at Chisopani ridge, where the trail from Shivapuri, Kathmandu and Helambu and Gosainkund joins. Chisopani, a small village situated on the ridge overlooking stunning scenery of the Jugal Himal range and Annapurna to the far west with Gaurishanker and Number towards east.

6 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] hotel/resort

After a great time at Chisopani with morning views of the sunrise over the Himalayan range of mountains. This wonderful walk continues on the gradual downhill trail towards southeast following the dirt road, after an hour on the good road switch back to the off beaten path downhill to Chowki bhanjyang, on reaching Chowkibhanjyang a small farm village overlooking the eastern side of the Kathmandu valley rim. From here trek continues on the gradual path for few hours passing through Jarsing Pawa 1,700m, at Jarsing Pawa route diverts to the upper level on the small path, and then descend for short distance to Kartike Shenyang. From this place an hour climb on the wide trail to the famed hill village at Nagarkot for the overnight stop. Nagarkot, at a height of 2,100 meters above sea level, this hilltop is visited for viewing beautiful sunrises and sunsets and visitors take delight in the layout of the Kathmandu Valley below, on a clear day Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal. Gauri Shanker can be seen from this very spot.

5-6 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] hotel/resort

From Nagarkot with striking views of the sunrise over the magnificent snow-capped mountains, walk follows the winding path with few gentle uphills and some gradual section, passing through number of farm villages and cultivated terraced field on this isolated area, this region is rarely trekked by westerners, it will be a pleasant walk on this less-visited route for a while till it joins at Dhulikhel, one of the best Mountain Resorts around the valley rim for panoramic views of mountain range, this old Newar town lies beyond the eastern rim of the Valley with comfortable lodging for extended trips, overnight at Dhulikhel.

1 hr journey All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Hotel/Resort

After wonderful time in the high Himalayan mid hills, a scenic drive brings you back to Kathmandu.

Free day at leisure for independent activities, please inform Nepal Dream Path Treks staff for short tour in and around Kathmandu at places of interest.

Today as per your international flight time, keep your confirmed air ticket, and passport handy. Nepal Dream Path Treks staff will transfer you to the airport for your final departure from this most amazing wonderful country, Nepal with grand memories of this remarkable adventure with Nepal Dream Path Treks Treks & Expeditions.

What's included?

  • All transportation and Arrival, Departure transfers as per the Itinerary.
  • Standard Accommodation in the cities and tea houses in the trek.
  • Full day guided tour of Kathmandu including private vehicle, Entry permits, and a well-experienced city guide.
  • All meals included during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Tea/Coffee).
  • Guide, porters and other support staff as per your requirement and out an agreed price.
  • National Park Fees.
  • Trekker’s information management system (TIMS) card fee.
  • General First-Aid Kits for all.
  • All taxes and fees required for the program.

What's not included?

  • Meals in the cities.
  • Personal expenses (Laundry, bar bills, water etc)
  • Travel Insurance (Essential).
  • Personal trekking gears not mentioned in the contract.
  • Tips for staffs.
  • Personal first aid kit.