6 Nights 7 days Kathmandu Valley rim Trek, Nepal
3 days moderate Kathmandu valley trekking, hiking - stunning views of the Himalaya
3 days in Kathmandu valley, sightseeing of world heritage sites
Kathmandu hiking Nepal - a valley rim trekking around Kathmandu
"experienece rural Nepal with out going too far or too high"
Kathmandu valley rim hike is perfect for those who looking for a taste of trekking in Nepal
Kathmandu valley rim hiking offers some excellent short treks in nepal, fine walks which can be a great introduction to Nepal trekking and hiking. Once outside the urban sprawl of the city, it is possible to experience traditional rural activities with in sight of the metropolis.
Kathmandu valley Rim hike is arich cultural experience along with the excellent mountain Panoramic views.
Kathmandu valley is always sarrounded by high Himalaya mountains such as Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Gauri Shanker, Everest mountain ange and Droje Lakpa all above 7000 to 8000 mtrs high.
Kathmandu Valley Rim is the most fascinating short hike or trek for those who wish to have a tented camping or lodge to lodge trekking experience on the background of Himalayas in limited time for Nepal holiday. Earthbound Expeditions has designed special hiking trip around Kathmandu valley route especially for family groups with children, as it is a leisurely walk in beautiful vicinity with enough opportunity to understand the local people, their villages, culture and lifestyle. This valley rim trek offers 180 -degree panoramic mountain views stretching from far west Annapurna range to Mt. Everest in the east of Nepal. The Kathmandu valley rim hike offers a rich insight in to the lives, history, culture and religion together with the picturesque daily toil in the fields of its inhabitant. The valley rim lies between 1800m and 2800m and in spring offers early flowering rhododendrons. In autumn and winter there are wonderful mountains vistas, which can, from certain viewpoints ( Chisapani, Jhule, Nagarkot, Dhulikhel, Balthali), stretch from Everest in the east to Annapurna in the west.
When you will arrive Nagarkot it offers spectacular Mountain View as well as a panoramic view of Kathmandu valley.
You can do 1 day hike, 2 days or 3 days around Kathmandu valley of Nepal. You can visit Chisapani, Jhule, Nagarkot, Dhulikhel, Balthali, Changu Narayan, Panauti or Namobuddha. Also can go to Lakuri Bhanjhyang, Shivapuri, Kakani, Champa Devi, Hattiban area and Phulchoki. All Valley rim hikes provide wonderful village life view, mountain Panorama and real Nepal. We can also do some cycling around Kathmandu valley ( down hill mountain biking). The Kathmandu valley rim hike also can do in winter time or summer time with children or senior citizens.
The Kathmandu valley rim trek hike can be combined with the 2 night 3 days Chitwan Jungle Safari where you will track the rare Royal Bengal tiger, one-horned rhinoceroses, slot bear, crocodile and many other species of birds and animals, which will enchant as you explore this pristine Jungle area.
Have an option of full service camping ( tented) trek as well
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu, Nepal
Our representative will meet and greet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel and help you check into your hotel. We will arrange a meeting with you at hotel to brief you about your daily activities etc.
Day 02: Sight-seeing of Kathmandu
Leave for full day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley includes the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) & the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. Also visit Monkey Temple the Swyambhunath (2000 years old temple) and visit Patan city of fine arts. Back to hotel and stay.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Sundarijal and trek to Chisapani
After breakfast, a short drive to Sundarijal from here the valley rim trek starts , the trail climbs steeply past Tamang villages and on through rhododendron forest to Chisapani. Excellent views over the whole Himalayan range from Manaslu, Ganesh Himal to Everest Range. View of Midhill mountains and valley of Helambu in a clear day!
Day 04: Chisapani to Nagarkot Hike
Today we will hike about 6 - 7 hours. Walk between the village and forest of Shivapuri, continue our journey to Nagarkot 2775m above the sea- level. This spot provides an excellent view of the sunset, sunrise and Mount Everest can be seen on a clear day including other 12 peaks. Overnight stay in a Nagarkot.
Day 05: Hike from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel
We will wake up early to watch the spectacular dawn. The first rays of the sun firing the peaks a lightest red slowly lighting up the Himalayas from Everest range in the far East of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri in the West. After breakfast walk down to Dhulikhel for overnight stay.
Day 06: Dhulikhel to Kathmandu
we will drive back to Kathmandu, Overnight in Kathmandu and join a cultural show and dinner
Day 07: Transfer to the airport
Our drive will drive you to the airport in time for your flight back home. We ensure that you leave Kathmandu with cherishing memory and an experience of a lifetime. Namaste!
The Kathmandu valley Rim trek or hike can be done in two, three or four days and can extend upto ten days. Cost of the valley rim hikes depend on number of days.
This trek can be extended to Namobuddha, Panauti or even to Balthali vallage. Let us know how many days you have and we can customize accordingly the hike , trek for you. .
Kathmandu valley rim hiking and trekking provide you panoramic views of Langtang , Ganesh Himal and Everest Range, a safe, non touristy & easy trek of Nepal. Pass along the dramatic ridges, through villages inhabited by the Tamang and Newar people, into lush forest of Rhododendron, conifers and oak, and passed mountain cattle grazing on rich pastures under the watchful eyes of their herders.
Single Suppliment USD 97
Dear Rajan, Namaste! Thank you for your excellent, efficient and courteous service in my recent trek to Langtang / Gosinkunda / Helambu in October 2005. My guide was very knowledgeable and is to be commanded. In the planning stages by e-mail, you stressed the need of possible flexibility to take into consideration local circumentences weather, illness, etc.
- Allin Kipp , RRI, Canada
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Availability: Every week through out the year
Style: Guided trip, Tea House Trekking
Maximum elevation: 2100 mtr
Accommodation: 3 star accommodation in cities, but in trekking only simple lodge available
Transport: Car / Bus included
Meals included: 6 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
Note: Minimum 2 person in a group, if just one person price will be revised