View from Chisapani - Hiking Around Kathmandu Valley
View from Chisapani - Hiking Around Kathmandu Valley

Best Day Hiking Tour Around Kathmandu Valley - 1 Days


    • Hiking inside National park and reserve very near from Kathmandu. The best experience of nature, cultures and wildlife. Suitable for all age peoples, those who are beginners of hiking and trekking.
    • Every hiking program is hiking with guide. You can choose easy hiking or adventurous one that is possible even for one day program.   

Day Hiking Tour near Kathmandu valley is the perfect choice for those who want to make experience of hiking and trekking in Nepal within a day time. Kathmandu valley is surrounded by green hills and scenic views of Mountain. Reserved National park surrounding Kathmandu is not far from main cities, you will meet dense forest and wildlife after driving less than half hour time. Those hiking sports are suitable for all peoples. It gives real feeling of adventure, meet real Nepalese peoples, and explore nature and wildlife. Choose one of your suitable hiking destinations with Nepal Highland Treks. Or tell is to make your customize tour around Kathmandu valley.  

01. Sivapuri Hill (2,900m) Day Hiking Tour Highlights
- 11 Km/ 25 Minutes drive from Thamel Kathmandu to hiking starting point
- 4 Hours serious uphill
- 3 Hours same way back downhill
- Hiking Level is Hard
- Hiking through dence forest, waterfall, wildlife, flora and Faunas
- Cost USD 80 per person including private car drop and pickup, entrance fee, dry packed lunch, drinking water and Guide

Shivapuri HIll Hiking is 7 hours hiking tour inside Shivapuri National Park. Starting from Budhanilkantha Shivapuri National Park gate, reaching at 2900m high Nagarjun Hill with an average of 4 hours walking uphill. Way back is same way downhill via Nang-Kyi Gumba. A guide is most important in this hiking. Dense forest with wildlife, birds and beautiful waterfall. Panoramic mountain of Gaensh Himal range, Langtang and Manaslu range views from Nagarjun Hill. Start after early breakfast in your hotel. Drive to Budhanilkantha army gate. It is about 9 kilometer driving from center Thamel. Start hiking Nagarjun hill. the whole day hiking is inside dence forest of Shivapuri National park. It is about 4 hours tough hiking continuously serious uphill walking to reach at Nagarjun hill (2900m). Another 3 hours to be down and drive back to hotel. We have to bring enough drinking water and packed lunch. The best season for hiking in this place is from January to June and September to December. Raining season of July august is not comfortable with its sleepy way. This hiking is recommended for tough peoples want to walk for whole day

02. Raniban Jamacho (Nagarjun Forest) Day Hiking Tour Highlights
15 Minutes drive to hiking starting poing from Thamel
2 Hours uphill
1 Hours same way back downhill
Hiking Level is easy
Cost USD 70 per person including private car drop and pickup, entrance fee, dry packed lunch, drinking water and Guide

Raniban Jamacho (Nagarjun forest) hiking is the short hiking tour very near at Kathmandu valley. It is about 5 hours hiking program for normal walking peoples. Part of Shivapuri National park, Nagarjun forest is suitable for bird watching. When you hike for 3 hours, reach at top of the hill. Entire route is well maintaining stone step way inside dense forest. Top of the hill provide expellant view of Kathmandu valley including far views of Himalayans surrounding. An oldest monastery with full of prayer flag on the top is beautiful. Plan to have early breakfast in your hotel. It takes 20 minutes drive to entrance gate from center of Kathmandu. Easy hiking about 3 hours reach at top of the Jamacho. Spend 1 hour time to explore around and hike back. It is suggest taking packed lunch and enough drinking water.

03. Champadevi Day Hiking Tour Highlights
1 Hour drive to hiking starting point from Thamel Kathmandu  
3 Hours serious uphill
2 Hours same way back downhill
Hiking Level is Hard
Cost USD 100 per person including private car drop and pickup, entrance fee, dry packed lunch, drinking water and Guide

Champadevi Hiking: - Champadevi is high hill station towards south east from Kathmandu valley. It is near Chovar, Pharping and Dakchhinkali temple. Champadevi hill is one of the best hiking spots near Kathmandu to observe whole valley of Kathmandu and Himalayan views including Manaslu range, Ganesh Himala range, Langtang range and Mount Everest in clear day. Start tour after early breakfast in your hotel. It is about 27 kilometer driving. Before start hiking, we can visit Hindu goddess temple, Dakchhinkali and famous Buddhist place Pharping. 2 hours hiking reach at wider view station from where bird eye view of Kathmandu including Swoyambhunath, Patan durbar squire, Bagmati river view and typical villages Bungmati, Khokana. We can continue our hike to the top. Holy temple Champadevi is on top, you can find local peoples are worshiping. Enjoy good views of valley and mountain. View from Champadevi top is better than any other hill station around Kathmandu. Hiking route is through small local village. You can find typical peoples are working as Nepali style and their typical settlement. Choose Champadevi hiking as an easy hiking place near Kathmandu.      

04. Phulchoki Day hiking tour highlights 
14km/ 45 Minutes drive from Thamel Kathmandu 
3 Hours serious uphill
2 Hours same way back downhill
Hiking Level is Hard
Cost USD 100 per person including private car drop and pickup, entrance fee, dry packed lunch, drinking water and Guide

Phulchoki Hiking. Very rich in vegetation, Phulchoki (2,750m) is one of the highest hills near Kathmandu valley. Phulchoki is also one of the selected bird watching forests in Nepal. After breakfast in Hotel, drive for 45 minutes to Godavari botanical garden (14km). From Godavari we start our hiking gradually uphill all the way through sub-tropical thick forest. It takes about 3 hours to rice top the hill. The magnificent view from eastern part of Annapurna range to Gaurishanker in the east can be seen from here on the clear day apart from the breathtaking view of Kathmandu valley. After taking time around, we hike down following the same trail to Godavari for about 2 Hours.  

Cost Includes

    • Private transportation to and from Sivapuri National park gate
    • A guide with his salary and foods  
    • Packed Lunch and water
    • Entrance fees of National Park    

Cost Excludes

    Personal expenses, other activities     

Trip Fact

Starting Price
US$ 60.00 (Per Person)
  • Duration: 1 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate to Strenuous
  • Destination Nepal
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