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Day Hiking - Nature & Culture Walk - 1 days

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    Nagmati river through jungle
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    Natural abode for peaceful stay
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    Winter dawn in the Himalaya
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    Hiking in Nagarkot
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    Hiking around Dhap lake
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    Himalayan view

Trip Highlights:

Want to experience Nepal’s natural beauty, village life, culture and fascinating Himalayan mountain view in a day trip ? Take one of the numerous hiking and driving routes around  Kathmandu countryside. To the North and North-West of Kathmandu valley, well protected Shivapuri Nagarjun national park is rich in nature and diversity. Also green hills including Godawari botanical garden to the South and South-West have well protected nature. So is in the Eastern valley rim including Nagarkot. There is a wide network of roads and hiking routes starting from Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan valley through forests and hill side villages to the hill tops.  

Hiking is casual to moderate level of trekking experiences within a day or multiple days ranging from 1600 m. to 2800 m. high punctuated with traditional Nepali villages of mix ethnicities – Tamang, Newar, Magar, Brahman, Chhetris, Dalits etc. Most routes in the countryside go past many holy temples and monasteries like; Changu Narayan, Bajrayogini, Budanilkantha, Nagi Gumba, Jhamacho, Mata Tirtha, Karya Binayak, Pharping Cave Gumba, Dhakshinakli and so on.

The hill tops are popular view points for wide Himalayan range and high mountains like;  from Annapurna in the West to the Mt. Everest in the East including Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Manaslu, Phurbigyachu, Gangchhenpo, Gaurishanker, Makalu, Lhotse etc .  more than 25 major Himalayan peaks.  

First Choice;  Jhule – Hile Bhanjyang – Nagmati river – Sundarijal; Day Trip 

Pre Trip Service: Airport transfer, meet & greet, briefing and prepare for the trip.

Trip Highlights

Trip Type: Excursion tour, hiking, flight, hotel on BB and Full board in jungle safari
Grade: Easy, Max. hight - 2175m.
Season: All seasons
Elevation: Max. hight - 2175m.
Group Size: 2 pax to 15 pax
Trip Departure Date: Date of you choice
Confirmed Group Member/s Min. 2 pax
Price: Min. US$ 35, Max. $ 60 per person
Best Months: All seasons

Pre Trip Service: Pre Trip Service: Airport transfer, meet & greet, briefing and prepare for the trip.

Day,  01: 

Route:  An hour drive to Chauki Bhanjyang (1830m) by road and the hiking begins up hill to Jhule Danda (2150m) in the national park. Walking through the park jungle  and gradually down to Hile Bhanjyang (2050m) is very pleasant. Almost all along to the right side, one can enjoy scenic view of Melamchi valley, hill villages, terraced farms, big foot hills and towering high Himalayan mountains.

Lunch break at blissfully beautiful Prakriti Resort & Organic Farm.  The second part of hiking is past Dhap lake and along Nagmati river. The lake on top of the hill surrounded by thick jungle is beautiful scenery and fresh spring water from the jungle hill side flowing into clean Nagmati river gives refreshing experience. After about 1.5 hours, the trail reaches Mulkharka Tamang village (1850m) and drops past small water dam and then further along Bagmati river and to Sundarijal small town (1375m). Here awaits a car for you to transfer back to Kathmandu by road about 14 Km.     

Duration:  Walking (18 km)  ~ 6 hours, Driving ( 1 + 1 hours)

      Departure; 07:30 am   


Post Trip Service:  Airport transfer, get feed back and further service upon request. 


Additional Service:  Hotel bookings, car rental, sight-seeing, flight booking and other tourist services are provided as per your requirement.
  • Transportation - Ground transfers,  by private coach. 
  • Support Staff - guide, porter
  • Lunch
  • Flights,
  • Cold & alcoholic drinks,
  • Your medical and rescue insurance,
  • Tips,
  • Other expenses of your personal nature and
  • Any other not stated as inclusive.