Trip Duration
3 Days
Start/End Point
Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Maximum Altitude
2300m
Trip Difficulty
Easy
Activity
Trekking & Hiking
Best Season
Oct-Dec & Mar-May
Trip Duration

3 Days

Overview of Shivapuri Nagarkot Trek

Shivapuri Nagarkot trek is one of the popular short treks around Kathmandu valley.  Shivapuri Nagarkot is a most popular destination for spectacular panoramic mountain views including Langtang ranges, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Gauri Shankar, Dorje Lakpa, Rolwaling, and even the world’s highest Mt. Everest. Nagarkot  Short trekking routes offer you a golden opportunity to explore the numerous wonders of nature just outside the noisy city of Kathmandu.

This popular Shivapuri Nagarkot trek route is a short and easy trek especially designed for those who have a limited time to explore and are committed to the taste of the Himalayas of Nepal.

Shivapuri Nagarkot also known as Chisapani Nagarkot trek falls under the protection of Shivapuri National Park which is the nearest National Park to Kathmandu valley. This shortest trek offers you a golden opportunity to explore the beauty of nature, walk through National parks, beautiful villages and farmlands, panoramic views of the Himalayas, sunrise and sunset views, diverse vegetation, flora, and fauna, and so on.

Shivapuri Nagarkot trek is one of the best short treks providing a stunning picturesque view of the countryside and splendid views of snow-covered mountains. This trek is suitable for any type of trekker and even for children and can be done the whole round year.

Highlights of Shivapuri Nagarkot Trek

  • Dramatic mountain views of Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Rolwaling and even Mt. Everest
  • Walk through Shivapuri National Park
  • Easy trekking trial passing through beautiful villages and farmlands
  • Nagarkot- the Himalayan vintage point
  • Sunrise and Sunset views and view of Kathmandu valley from edge
  • Visit Changu Narayan temple- an UNESCO World Heritage Site

Shivapuri Nagarkot Trek Itinerary

Our day starts with a scenic drive about one hour towards the trek starting point-Sundarijal. Our trek begins gently uphill following a large water pipe coming down from the Sindarijal reservoir and enter to Shivapuri National Park. Then we trek towards our first destination towards Chisapani approx. five hours where we mostly passes through some ethnic settlements and subtropical forests. The trials leads towards the Tamang villages of Mulkharka and towards Chisapani. Chisapani is one of the beautiful village situated on the edge where we will be enjoying the real blessing of nature being away from the crowded and busy city Kathmandu. Chisapani is the top hill village famous for panoramic views of mountain ranges such as Dorge Lakpa, Langtang ranges, Gaurishanker, Ganesh Himal, Rowaling and so on. We can also experience a Tamang culture as well as interact with local people living here. Overnight stay at lodge in Chisapani.

At morning we enjoy the close-up clean views of mountain ranges from the lodges. After having breakfast, we start our trek and the trial leads towards the Jule village and Chauki Bhanjyang where we will take a lunch break. We continue our trek, passing the trials of villages and dense forest towards the way to Nagarkot. Nagarkot is one of the most popular hills station for spectacular mountain views near the Kathmandu valley. It offers sunrise and sunsets views of majestic panoramic views of Himalayan ranges from Dhaulagiri ranges in the west to Mt. Everest in the east. Nagarkot is on the edge of the valley which offer 360 degree panoramic views of the mountains including Kathmandu valley as well. At evening we will climb towards the view point and experience the sunset over the Himalayan ranges and descends down. Overnight stay at star rated Hotel in Nagarkot.

Today we wake up early in the morning for the sunrise over the spectacular Himalayan ranges from the view point. We will experience the vibrant sunrise over Himalayan ranges and get descend for the breakfast. After breakfast, our trek started towards the Changu Narayan where the trial descend via the trial of Telkot. En-route we will see the spectacular views of Katmandu valley, Bhaktapur and Sankhu valley. On our arrival at Changu, we sightseeing over Changu Narayan temple which is listed UNESCO World Heritage Site and take a scenic drive to back to Kathmandu and ends our trip dropping off at your respective hotel.

Includes/Excludes

What's Included

  • All ground and Private Drive transportation throughout the trek.
  • 2 breakfast, 3 lunch, and 2 dinner, included chosen from  lodge menu.  Best available accommodation and full board meals throughout the trek
  • 1 night lodge at chisapani.
  • 1 night 3 star hotal at Nagarkot
  •  One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • All national park and conservation areas permit fee.
  • Government taxes & office service charge
  • Shivapuri Nagarkot Treks map.

What's Excluded

  • Meals not quantified in the ‘Meal Inclusions’ in the itinerary’
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa charge.
  • All beverage and others personal expenses.
  • Snacks and other personal expenses
  • Hot shower during the trek.

Shivapuri Nagarkot Trek - Essential Information

Our 2 Nights 3 days Shivapuri Nagarkot treks begins with a short drive about 1 hours from Kathmandu to trek starting point at Sundarijal. Then we trek towards our first destination towards Chisapani where we mostly passes through some ethnic settlements and subtropical forests. Chisapani is one of the beautiful village situated on the edge where we will be enjoying the real blessing of nature being away from the crowded and busy city Kathmandu. Then next day we trek towards the Himalayan vintage point located just 30 km from Kathmandu valley. Nagarkot is one of the most popular hills station for spectacular mountain views. It offers sunrise and sunsets views of majestic panoramic views of Himalayan ranges from Dhaulagiri ranges in the west to Mt. Everest in the east. After early mesmerizing sunrise view from Nagarkot, we trek descends towards the Changu Narayan via the route of Telkot. Then we sightseeing over Changu Narayan which is listed UNESCO World Heritage Site and drive back to Kathmandu and ends our trip.

Life Himalaya Trekking designed Shivapuri Nagarkot trek to provide a unique opportunity to explore the wonders of nature as well as dramatic views of Himalayas. Shivapuri Nagarkot is especially for two nights and three days but you can continue towards Dhulikhel and Namo Buddha if you have flexible time frame. We provide a best quality services and accommodation as well the well experienced guides to accompany you. We will be flexible with the itinerary and can adjust many more details as per your requirements.

Required Equipments for the Trip

Different types of equipments are required to fully enjoy your trip in Nepal. The required equipment may depend on the trip type, weather conditions, season and the maximum altitude of the trip.

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