Around Kathmandu Valley Trek

  • Around Kathmandu Valley Trek

Overview

Highlights 

  • Superb scenery of the dozens of long ranges of mountains
  • Observing the Nepalese hillsides
  • Different community of the Nepalese people.

Kathmandu Valley has always been the epicenter of all economic and cultural activities of Nepal. However, the place is ideally located surrounded by the green lush forested hills. These hills have their own aspects and carry their own standards in terms of natural and cultural attractions. Hiking is very famous among westerners and for easterners as well. Trekking is the main walking holiday package made famous by various mountainous areas of Nepal. People should understand that Nepal is equally alluring for hiking lovers as well. Unique Adventure International has created different itineraries covering the surrounding hills and village in the vicinity of the valley in Around Kathmandu Valley trek package.

Journey of Around Kathmandu Valley Trek can be done from different trail head. Trekkers or hikers can start walking from Kakani hill, Sundarijal, Shivapuri and Chandragiri. These hill stations can be connected without descending back to downtown Kathmandu. If you start trekking or hiking from Sundarijal it would be double bonus for you. The cultural symbol of Nepal the Bagmati River originated in this place and is the gateway towards Langtang National Park. You can reach Tamang/Lama village of Chisapani and get back to Nagarkot the next day. These places have their own importance. Sundarijal is rich in water resources and forests. Chisapani showcases Lama/Tamang culture and villages together with terraced farmlands. Nagarkot is major touristic hill station near Kathmandu. The place is famous for viewing almost every mountain region of Nepal including Mt. Everest and Mt. Annapurna. It is famous for sunrise view point as well. Another hiking destination of Kakani also presents picturesque hilly landscape for you to capture. Shivapuri Hill which is within Shivapuri Wildlife reserve is an ideal place for bird watching and jungle walking. Therefore, trekking around the hills of Kathmandu Valley could be a refreshing thing to do.

Join Unique Adventure International for fun filled trekking in hills of Kathmandu. You don’t need to worry about altitude sickness yet you will be benefitted by the gorgeous view of mountains, rivers and forests. Book the Around Kathmandu Valley Trek package with us and circle the traditional old temple city the Kathmandu in a spectacular way.

 

Itinerary Details

Itinerary 01

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu, overnight at hotel

Day 02 : Drive to Kakani and start trek to High Hill Camp, overnight at guesthouse 

Day 03 : Trek to Shivapuri Hill, overnight at guesthouse 

Day 04 : Trek to Chisapani, overnight at guesthouse 

Day 05 : Trek to Nagarkot, overnight at hotel

Day 06 : Trek to Dhulikhel, overnight at hotel

Day 07 : Drive to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel

Day 08: Leisure day in Kathmandu. overnight at hotel

Day 09: Transfer to airport, departure back home

Itinerary 02

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu, overnight at hotel.

Day 02 : Drive to Budhanilkantha and trek to Shivapuri Hill, overnight at guesthouse 

Day 03 : Trek to Chisapani, overnight at guesthouse 

Day 04 : Trek to Nagarkot, overnight at hotel

Day 05 : Drive to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel

Day 06: Leisure day in Kathmandu, overnight at hotel

Day 07: Transfer to airport, departure back home

Itinerary 03

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu, overnight at hotel.

Day 02 : Drive to Sundarijal and start trek to Chisapani, overnight at guesthouse 

Day 03 : Trek to Nagarkot, overnight at hotel

Day 04 : Drive to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel

Day 05: Leisure day in Kathmandu. overnight at hotel

Day 06: Transfer to airport, departure back home

Trip Inclusion

What is included?

  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast as per the programme.
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) with hot beverage and snacks whilst on trekking.
  • Cosy guesthouse accommodation whilst on trekking.
  • An experienced fluent English speaking guide, trained and licenced by the government of Nepal, Ministry of Tourism & Civil Aviation.
  • Highly experienced trekking porter.
  • Staff food, accommodation, clothing, salary & insurance.
  • All necessary ground transportation.
  • Airport transfers.
  • All governmental procedure.
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepali restaurant.

What is not included?

  • Meals at Kathmandu.
  • Personal nature expenses.
  • Bar and beverage bills.
  • Your Travel Insurance.
  • Rescue & Evacuation.
  • Gratitude (tip) for staff.

Info

Recommended Gear Lists:

  • Good wind/rain jacket
  • Warm fleece jacket or jersey
  • Good boots, either light-weight trekking boots or light full leather boots
  • Good -20 Sleeping bag (which can be rented or buy in Kathmandu)
  • A comfortable day pack, preferably with a waistband.
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket (optional)
  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • T-shirts
  • Underwear
  • Hiking shorts
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottom
  • Fleece or wool pants
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
  • Thin, lightweight inner socks
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)

Other necessary equipment:

  • Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
  • Small pad or combination lock-to-lock trek bag
  • Basic First Aid Kit (We also provide comprehensive first aid medical kit and Oxymeter)
  • Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag
  • Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
  • Water bottles (2 bottles recommended)
  • Toiletries
  • Small wash towel

Note

All conditions stated in the itinerary are for the visitors who prefer full package programme. At the same time, we also serve you based on your choice. The selection of itineraries and the staff depends on your choice and financial procurement. We have options for any partial visit as per your requirement regarding your interest and financial condition.

Trip Price

US $ 595 per person

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Quick Fact of the Trip

  • Trip Duration : 6 days
  • Best Season : Spring, Autumn & Winter
  • Country : Nepal
  • Min Altitude : 1340m.
  • Max Altitude : 2100m.
  • Trip starts : Kakani, Budhanilkantha, Sundarijal
  • Trip ends : Nagarkot, Dhulikhel
  • Group size : Min – 2

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