2 night 3 day Nagarkot Chisapani Trek is a short trek from Kathmandu that packs a punch with spectacular views and beautiful countryside, perfect for 3 days retreat and to add on your Nepal trip. If you are living and working in Nepal or traveling to Kathmandu and wondering what trek to limited time and want to experience trekking in Nepal, then dig out your hiking boots, get out of the city and come and enjoy a trek into a pristine environment, where the air is fresh, the locals are friendly and the views are pretty amazing. Nagarkot Chisapai Trek is a great trip to introduce hiking to your kids as well as it is easy going and just two days of walking.
Starting with a short drive to Nagarkot where you will enjoy magnificent, sunrise panoramas of the Langtang Himalayas, we then begin trekking through local villages and hilly landscapes, through the Shivapuri National Park to the beautiful settlement of Chisapani. Here you will enjoy fantastic sunset views and the warm hospitality of the local people. The second day is a down hill venture through the forests and local villages where you will see terraced fields and traditional houses perched on the hillside. When we reach Sundarijal, it is just a short drive back to Kathmandu where you can relax at home/hotel and enjoy the memories of the 3 days.
Activities: Pick up from hotel or your place and a one-hour drive to Nagarkot.
Elevation reached: 2195m.
Highlights: Relaxing in the hotel with beautiful views.
Accommodation: 3* Nagarkot hotel. (Upgrade to the 4* is available on request for an extra US$40 per person.)
Hours of walking: 6.
Difficulty: Easy to moderate.
Elevation reached: 2165m.
Terrain: Gentle inclines, well defined paths, forest trails.
Views on offer: The Melamchi Valey and stunning views of the Langtang range and Ganesh Himal from Chisapani.
Highlights: Relaxing in Chisapani in the evening enjoying the sun set over the mountains.
Accommodation: Basic Teahouse.
Destination: Trek to Sundarijal and drive to Kathmandu (1 hour).
Hours of walking: 5.
Difficulty: Easy to moderate.
Elevation reached: 1460m.
Terrain: Steep descents, forest trails and many stone staircases.
Views on offer: The dense forest, farmland where the locals grow millet; the key ingredient for the local alcoholic drink, and sunrise views of the Langtang Range.
Highlights: The village of Mulkharka where you will see the local houses that have been built, perched on the hillside, the reservoir which supplies water to Kathmandu and walking in the Shivapuri national park; home to leopards, musk deer and wild boar amongst others.
Accommodation: Home sweet home!
What is included
- Kathmandu to Nagarkot transfer.
- 1 night hotel in Nagarkot with breakfast.
- An English speaking guide.
- 1 night basic teahouse in Chisapani with breakfast.
- Entry fees.
- Sundarijal to Kathmandu transfer.
- Applicable taxes.
What is not included
- Lunch and dinner
- Beverages and bar bills
- Tipping and personal expenses.