Nagarkot at the time of Sunrise
Nagarkot at the time of Sunrise

3 Days Hiking Around Kathmandu Valley - 3 Days


    • Hiking around Chisapani, Nagarkot, Dhulikhel is the best trekking around Kathmandu valley.
    • Explore rural village, peoples and their traditional lifestyle
    • Visit historical monuments, Hindu temples, Buddhist Monasteries including biggest monastery in Namobuddha.    
    • Scenic green hills, Himalayas and best sunrise and sunset views from entire places             

3 Days Kathmandu valley trekking is the best option for short trekking very near from Kathmandu. Trekking offer some of the best Himalayan view points. Trekking is suitable for those who want to get trekking experience in Nepal within short period without going far from Kathmandu. Hiking towards rural village offers typical cultures of local peoples, natural green hills, historical places, some big monasteries, temples and off course Himalayan views. Kathmandu valley hiking itinerary is including Chisapani, Nagarkot, Dhulikhel and Namobuddha which are famous hillside near from Kathmandu. If you feel hard to trek, you can choose driving tour to explore all these spots.

Hiking around Kathmandu is to drive about one hour to Sundarijal from Kathmandu. First day trekking get starts towards Chisapani via Mulkharka village. It is serious uphill inside Shivapuri National park. Chisapani is the altitude of 2,194miters offer stunning views of Langtang and Ganesh Himal rage. The second day hiking to Nagarkot is long day walking mostly inside dense forest. Day offer scenic green landscape, mountain, local field with seasonable harvest. Nagarkot is another famous hill station offer scenic green hills and mountains including Mount Everest.

Hiking to Dhulikhel and Namobuddha is another charming and option to add one more day in hiking program. Dense forest, typical cultural villages and peoples, experiment of their daily working life is interesting through walking route. The scenic picturesque views from Dhulikhel make relax evening after tired hiking day. The biggest and famous holiest monastery in Namobuddha is another attraction in this tour. Peoples get special bless from monastery, also can get chance to sit their meditation course.

Accommodation in the tour is in local guest house and hotels. Only simple guest house is available in Chisapani. Nagarkot and Dhulikhel have categories of hotels from lower budget, standard one or even five stars. At Namobuddha, simple guest houses are available near the monastery. Nepal Highland Treks design this itinerary including maximum opportunities to cover within short period hiking around Kathmandu valley. We provide you professional guide which is benefit to receive all the information about cultures, peoples and attraction. It has option to customize this itinerary making it longer or even shorter days. Friendly tell us your time and budget so that we can provide you very suitable plan.             

Outline Itinerary

Day 01:Drive to Sundarijal (1 Hrs) and trek to Chisapani via Mulkharka (5 Hours - 2,194m) Overnight at local hotel

Day 02:Trek to Nagarkot (7 Hours - 2195,) Overnight at Hotel

Day 03:Trek to Dhulikhel (5/6 hours - 1,550 miters) and drive back to Kathmandu by private car

Cost Includes

    • Pickup and drop by private transportation from and to Trekking starting point
    • Entrance fees of Shivapuri National park, Helambu and Nagarkot
    • Accommodation in twin sharing guest house and Hotels
    • All the foods (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during trekking
    • An English speaking trekking guide with his foods, accommodaiton and salary

Cost Excludes

    • Accommodation and any activities in Kathmandu
    • Personal expenses
    • Bottled drinks and bar bills
    • Trekking porter if you need 
    • Any tipping 
      Please tell us for arrangement of accommodation and other activities in Kathmandu valley

Detail Itinerary

Day 1Drive to Sundarijal (1 Hrs) and trek to Chisapani via Mulkharka (5 Hours - 2,194m) Overnight at local hotelAfter breakfast in Hotel, drive to Sundaring. The drive is about is about an hour. Sundarijal is he major water supply spot for people in Kathmandu as well as picnic spot. From here we start our climbing uphill route towards Chisapani via dense forest of Shivapuri National Park. Enjoy spectacular view of Himalayas, forest and villages with beautiful paddy fields.

Day 2Trek to Nagarkot (7 Hours - 2195,) Overnight at Hotel The is long day of walking required a bit extra strength. The trail start is gentle downhill walk through newly constructed unpaved road. The whole walk will take us inside Shivapuri National Park. We will have beautiful views of spectacular Himalayas as well. Beautiful sounds of birds and streams next to us will also add more fun in the trip. We will stop in a small village called Jhule for lunch before continuing further to Nagarkot. We will pass through several villages in the hills before climbing steep uphill to reach Nagarkot. Nagarkot is touristic hill station near Kathmandu. facilities of simple to deluxe hotels are available here.

Day 3Trek to Dhulikhel (5/6 hours - 1,550 miters) and drive back to Kathmandu by private car Early in the morning hike to great sunrise and mountain view point. After breakfast start hiking to Dhulikhel. It is easy hiking from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel. The hiking trail is a wonderful route to see landscape, mountain views, cultural local villages and lifestyles of local peoples. Once you reach at Dhulikhel, it has option to hike more till 1000 step Buddha. Also have option to stay overnight here. In this plan, we drive back to Kathmandu

Rated 5/5 based on 3 reviews
  • great organiser of hiking around Kathmandu

    great organiser of hiking around Kathmandu


    My friend and I went on a trip with Nepal Highland Treks around Kathmandu Valley! Hemanta is a great organiser and everything was very well planned and the hotels were very good! Our guide Gyani was very excellent as well, even brining as to Bhaktapur do r a short tour which was outside the itinerary! We reply enjoyed our time and will definitely recommend them to anyone who’s looking to hike here in Nepal!

    - , Singapore

  • 3 day trek around Kathmandu Valley

    3 day trek around Kathmandu Valley


    My friend and I booked the 3 day trek around Kathmandu Valley. The entire booking process was smooth and we received prompt replies :) Our trip was well planned, and the itinerary was a good one with nice views along the way. Our guide, Gyanendra, was very kind and cheerful, and made sure to check in with us if we were feeling alright and catered to our needs. He was very knowledgeable and experienced too :) Overall, it was a fun and enjoyable experience!

    - , Singapore

  • Managed very comfortable travel plan

    Managed very comfortable travel plan


    I went to Nepal many times with my friends and family. In my every visit Hemanta and his company manage very comfortable travel plan. It was good experience. My family and friends enjoyed all travel. I am again looking another chance to visit Nepal. Hope, see you soon.

    - , Lebanon

Trip Fact

Starting Price
US$ 225.00 (Per Person)
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Destination Nepal
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