Chisapani Nagarkot Trek - 7 Days

Easy, Short & Popular Hiking
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  • Breathtaking panoramic views of the Himalayas, including peaks like Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa, and Gaurishankar.
  • Nagarkot, a hill station located at an elevation of 2,175 meters, renowned for its stunning sunrise and sunset views.
  • Witness the golden rays of the sun painting the snow-capped peaks with a mesmerizing glow, creating a truly magical experience.
  • Opportunity to interact with the locals, experience their unique culture, and witness their traditional way of life.
  • Enjoy delicious Nepalese cuisine, including staple dishes like dal bhat (lentil soup with rice), momo (dumplings), and various local delicacies.
  • Encounter various bird species, butterflies, and even some wildlife like deer and monkeys.
  • Hike to Shivapuri – Nagarjun National Park.

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek Overview

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek is an easy, short, and popular trail located around the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal. Also known as Nagarkot Trekking or Kathmandu Rim Valley Trek, it offers breathtaking views of the Langtang range, Everest, Dorjelakpa, and Gaurishankar. This trek is designed to provide a unique opportunity to explore the wonders of nature, rural Nepal, and mountain vistas.

Being away from the city, you will truly enjoy the bounties of nature. Chisapani Nagarkot Trek showcases spectacular mountain scenery alongside the charming village lifestyles and cultural heritage of the Kathmandu Valley. Interacting with the local people adds another dimension to your experience, offering insights into their way of life.

One of the most captivating moments of the trek is witnessing the early sunrise views at Nagarkot. The sight is truly mesmerizing and leaves you in awe. Additionally, a visit to the world heritage sites at Changunarayan, including its temples, provides a holy and peaceful feeling.

The journey begins with a drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal, which takes approximately one hour. From there, you embark on a 4-hour uphill walk through the Shivapuri National Park, passing through ethnic settlements and lush forests.

The trail offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, cultural exploration, and physical activity. You will find yourself surrounded by the serene tranquility of the mountains, breathing in the fresh air as you trek through picturesque landscapes.

Throughout the trek, you can expect encounters with friendly locals, who will welcome you with open arms and share their stories and traditions. This cultural exchange will leave a lasting impact and provide a deeper understanding of the region.

As you ascend to Chisapani and Nagarkot, each step brings you closer to the breathtaking vistas that unfold before your eyes. The stunning mountain panoramas and the simplicity of rural life create a sense of wonder and appreciation for the natural world.

Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking is an ideal choice for those seeking a short but rewarding trekking experience near Kathmandu. It offers a refreshing escape from the city and an opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty of nature, the warmth of local communities, and the majesty of the Himalayas.


The Chisapani Nagarkot trek takes you through traditional Nepalese villages inhabited by different ethnic communities, including Tamang, Brahmin, and Chhetri. This presents an opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture and interact with the friendly locals. You can witness their traditional way of life, observe their customs and traditions, and even participate in local festivals if you’re fortunate. Engaging with the local communities adds depth to your trekking experience and fosters a greater appreciation for the region’s cultural heritage.


The Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking passes through the Shivapuri National Park, which is known for its rich biodiversity. The park is home to various species of flora and fauna, including diverse birdlife, butterflies, and mammals. As you trek through the forested trails, you may spot colorful Himalayan birds and encounter wildlife such as deer, monkeys, and langur. The natural surroundings are teeming with life, offering a delightful experience for nature enthusiasts.


The climate in the Chisapani Nagarkot region varies with the changing altitude. During the trek, you’ll experience a transition from the temperate climate of the Kathmandu Valley to cooler temperatures as you ascend higher. The weather is generally pleasant, with warm days and cool nights. It’s advisable to pack layers of clothing to adapt to temperature changes. Spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) are considered the best seasons for the trek, as the weather is generally clear, offering excellent visibility of the mountains.


During the Chisapani Nagarkot Trek, we will arrange comfortable accommodation for you along the route. We carefully select tea houses, guesthouses, or lodges that provide cozy rooms with basic amenities. You can relax and rejuvenate in these accommodations after a day of trekking, enjoying a peaceful atmosphere surrounded by nature.


To keep you energized throughout the trek, we provide delicious and nourishing meals. Our experienced cooks will prepare a variety of dishes, including local Nepali cuisine and international options. You can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as snacks and hot beverages along the way. We are also sensitive to dietary requirements and can accommodate vegetarian, vegan, and other special meal requests.


Your safety and enjoyment are our top priorities. We provide experienced and knowledgeable guides who are familiar with the Chisapani Nagarkot region. Our guides will accompany you throughout the trek, ensuring your well-being and sharing their expertise about the local culture, flora, and fauna. They will make your trekking experience smooth, informative, and memorable.

Permits and Facilities:

As part of our service, we will take care of obtaining the necessary permits required for the Chisapani Nagarkot Trek. This includes any required national park permits or entry fees. You can focus on enjoying the trek while we handle the paperwork and logistics.

Additionally, we provide certain facilities to make your journey more comfortable. These may include transportation from Kathmandu to the trek starting point and back, porter services to carry your heavy luggage, and necessary equipment rentals if needed. We ensure that you have everything you need for a safe and enjoyable trek.

At Touch the Himalayas, we strive to exceed your expectations and make your Chisapani Nagarkot Trek a truly remarkable experience. We are committed to providing exceptional customer service and ensuring your safety and satisfaction throughout the journey.

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Welcome at Tribhuvan International Airport, then transfer to your hotel.

Max. Altitude: 1,400m/4,593ft. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: 2/3 Star Hotel
Max. Altitude: 1,400m/4,593ft. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: 2/3 stars hotel
Max. Altitude: 2,300m Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Guest house/ Lodge
Max. Altitude: 2,175 m Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Guest house/ Lodge
Max. Altitude: 3000 m Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Guest house/ Lodge
Max. Altitude: 1,400m/4,593ft. Meals: Breakfast/Lunch Accommodation: 2/3 Star Hotel
Max. Altitude: 1,400m/4,593ft. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: 2/3 Star hotel

Itinerary Note:

This itinerary is just the guide line, it can be changed (longer or shorter) as per our client's wishes, fitness, ground reality and weather condition. If you're not satisfied or have an alternative plan please feel free to discuss it with us By Clicking :- ASK QUESTION or COSTOMIZE YOUR TRIP.

What's Included / Excluded

Cost Incluldes

  • Airport pick up and drop off by Car, jeep, Hiace or Bus. Depends on the number of arrives.
  • Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner according to the suitability of our client’s time.
  • Beginning two nights stay on arrival in Kathmandu in tourist standard hotel with breakfast included (twin share basis)
  • Internal transport and flight within Nepal as per the itinerary
  • All necessary trekking and area permit & fees, (National Park area special permit and TIMs cards).
  • OPTIONAL: Three meals a day during the trek (If of required, we provide meal during the trekking)
  • OPTIONAL: All accommodation during trek (If of required we arrange all accommodation)
  • An experienced, English-speaking, government-licensed, first aid trained trekking guide and assistant guide (5 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • An expert local porters (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Duffel bag, (to be returned after trip completion), complementary trekking maps. If needed down jacket and sleeping bag will be provided in rent.
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, Equipment, transport, food and accommodations
  • Rescue arrangements if necessary.
  • Basic First-aid kit (carried by trekking guide)
  • All government and local taxes for Trekking, Agency service charge and government tax/vat.
  • Achievement Certificate

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare and Nepal visa fee.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than in the scheduled itinerary
  • Personal insurance which covers medical, emergency evacuation, loss or theft of property.
  • Personal gears and equipment.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, hot showers, battery charging, Wifi, etc
  • Entry fees and costs in sightseeing (temples, monasteries, etc)
  • Tips and gratitude provided to guide and porter.

Fixed Departure


Can't find trip as your Schedule Date?

  • Above mentioned departure dates “AVILABLE”‘ means these dates are currently open for bookings for the particular Trek. If the mentioned dates are not suitable with your preferred date, you can make your own private trip by clicking the box billow in the bottom.
  • A date “GUARANTEED” means that we give guarantees that the costumers will be able to start theirs trek on the specified date, regardless of whether the seats are fully booked or not.
  • “LIMITED”‘ Status refers to a type of seats booking for the trek, that has been certain seats available to book
  • In the status, “CLOSED” means that the Trekkers seats are fully booked and there are no more seats available for new booking. Trekkers may be put on a waitlist for a chance to get a seat if there are cancellations unless your are requested to plan your own private trip by clicking the box billow in the bottom.

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