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    Group Size: 1-16 Pax

Highlights of Chisapani Nagarkot Trek

  • Explore the culturally significant world heritage sites in the Kathmandu Valley
  • Observe the circumambulation ritual at Boudhanath, revered by the people of Buddhist faith
  • Witness the sunrise from the Nagarkot viewpoint which entails a Himalayan panorama including the Mt. Everest (8848m)
  • Hike through the serene trails through Shivapuri National Park to Nagarkot

About Chisapani Nagarkot Trek

The Chisapani Nagarkot Trek is an easy and short hike near Kathmandu Valley. Walking through Shivapuri Nagarjung National Park, you can see amazing vegetation, wildlife, magnificent views of the high snow-capped mountains, valleys, captivating landscapes, and more. It is a perfect holiday destination in Nepal for those who want to see magnificent mountain views in a short time. The Chisapani Nagarkot hike suites are mainly for families and the elderly, but all trekkers can do it.

This short Trek near Kathmandu Valley begins from Sundarijal after driving 45 minutes from the city center. You enter Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park after 20 minutes of walking from Sundarijal. Crossing the Sundarijal hydro planet dam, you reach Mulkharka village. You can see urban lifestyle and activities about an hour from the busy city.

You enter the national park after having lunch in Mulkharka and walk inside the forest for about 3 hours. A beautiful view of the Kathmandu valley towards the south looks alluring from this first-day hike of the Chisapani Nagarkot short trek. Melodious sounds of the birds from the Shivapuri Nagarjun national park commotion during this jungle walk.

Chisapani is the first destination of this short trek near Kathmandu. It is located on a hill station, from where you can see panoramic mountain views of Manaslu, Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Gaurishankar, and the Tibetan massif in a long range. Not just the mountains, Bonnie landscapes in piecemeal look, Indrawati and Melamchi river valleys, green hills, farming terraces, and edge views fascinate you from the Chisapani hill. You can enjoy clear sunrise in the morning from this hill station.

The second-day journey of this Easy Trek near Kathmandu goes to the Nagarkot hill station. You will walk about 3 hours inside the forest before getting Jhule. Jhule is a lovely spot from where you can see the beautiful view of the Kathmandu valley, green hills, and traditional settlements. After lunch here in Jhule, you descend to Pati Bhanjyang and then walk on a flat for another two hours through Jarsing Pauwa and Kattike towns to Nagarkot.

Nagarkot is one of the most popular hill stations for the sunrise near Kathmandu. You will see similar views from Chisapani from a different angle. After enjoying the distinctive aspects of the Nagarkot in the morning, you start hiking to Changunarayan. Walking through typical villages and forests, you reach Changunarayan and visit this UNESCO world heritage site. Then, you drive to Kathmandu on private transport.

Chisapani Nagarkot Hike can be extended to Dhulikhel or Namobuddha. If you want to explore more, add these places to your itinerary. You can trek to Chisapani Nagarkot for a whole year, but September to May is the best time.

Frolic Adventure can be your best travel operator for Chisapani Nagarkot Hike in Nepal. We arranged an experienced government-licensed holder trekking guide for your trip. You can trust us for a reasonable cost and reliable service in Nepal.


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The Chisapani Nagarkot Trek begins in Kathmandu. Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, our representative will warmly receive you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. After the complete orientation of the trip, you can choose to relax at the hotel or take a stroll around the market. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1350m.
  • Mode of Transportation: Private Car/Van/Bus
  • Departure Time: According to the arrival time

Today, you’ll drive from Thamel to Sundarijal. Once at Sundarijal, you’ll go upwards through the hills and forested trail on the first day of the Chisapani Nagarkot hiking. You’ll enter the Shivapuri National Park and walk towards the Mulkharka, the first settlement you’ll encounter on the trail. The people of the Tamang tribe mainly inhabit the village. Walking through the ridge covered with the oak and rhododendron forest, you’ll arrive at Chisapani. Overnight stay at Chisapani.

  • Meals: Breakfase/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest house
  • Place: Chisapani
  • Altitude: 2275m
  • Mode of Transportation: Private car+walk
  • Departure Time: 8:00 am

Today, you'll hike further away from Chisapani towards the scenic hill station of Nagarkot. Nagarkot is a popular tourist getaway famous for its pristine nature, fantastic sceneries, and finest hotels. The 6-hour hike from Chisapani will take you to Nagarkot through Chauki Bhanjyang. On a clear day, you will even see Mount Everest's summit (8848m) visible in the distance. Overnight stay at Nagarkot.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Nagarkot
  • Altitude: 2175m
  • Mode of Transportation: Walk
  • Departure Time: 8:00am

You'll wake up early and witness the beautiful sunrise with the panoramic mountain view. After breakfast, you'll Trek down the hills of Nagarkot towards the Telkot. You have mostly downhill to here and hike about half an hour to the next hill and hike along the ridge with the view of the mountain and the valley. After reaching Changunatayan, you visit the Temple here, one of Nepal's world heritage sites, then have lunch and drive back to Kathmandu. Frolic Adventure invites the farewell dinner this evening.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hoel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1350m
  • Mode of Transportation: Walk+Private car
  • Departure Time: 7:30 am

Our representative will drive you to the airport so you can catch your flight back home. You can share your trip experience and any future holiday plans on the way.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Mode of Transportation: Private car
  • Departure Time: 3 hrs earlier from your flight schedule

Cost Details

  • Airport picks up by private car/van/bus.
  • 2- night accommodation in a tourist standard hotel including breakfast as per the above itinerary twin sharing basis.
  • Your standard meal BLD during the trek with a cup of hot tea/coffee for breakfast
  • All necessary paper works, national park entry permits.
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • An experienced, helpful, and friendly guide,
  • Salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transportation, and insurance for the guide and porter.
  • Farewell dinner on the last night in Kathmandu
  • The arrangement of an emergency helicopter service will be paid for by your travel insurance company.
  • All government taxes (Gst) and Stationery expenses.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan international airport  (Kathmandu). 
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory).
  • Lunch and dinner while you are in  Kathmandu.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
  • Sweet things like dessert/chocolate.
  • International airfare.
  • Tips for the guide, & driver. 
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in including section.
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Rajesh Thapaliya

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