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Chisapani-Nagarkot Short Trek - 3 days

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    • Scenic and lovely country walks in the close shadow of Central Himalayas.

    • Stunning sunrise views on both overnights stops at Chisapani and Nagarkot.

    • Walk into lovely dense forest of tall rhododendron, pines, oaks and fir trees.

    • Enjoy the blissful moments with refreshing air around Kathmandu valley hills.

    • Panoramic glorious views of Far Western Himalayas as far as to Everest range.
‘an exciting country walks with stunning sunrise and sunsets views’
Chisapani-Nagarkot Short Trek leads to wonderful destinations around the high green hills of Kathmandu Valley's eastern rim. Exciting as well as interesting country walks following the high scenic ridges with ever-present views of Himalayan peaks. Chisapani-Nagarkot Short Trek is great to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city life of Kathmandu for a few days. Where one can enjoy being in the refreshingly cool mountain air amidst a beautiful forest of tall rhododendron and pine trees. This short moderate trek, allows visitors to enjoy stunning views of sunrise and sunsets on both scenic overnight stops.
Besides the gorgeous scenery of the Himalayan range of peaks, trekkers can enjoy walking through farm villages and to observe local culture. As well as the rural farm life and activities, which makes hiking interesting and meaningful.
Chisapani-Nagarkot Short Trek, is a wonderfully scenic and cultural country walk for all types of people. A great introduction to fresh visitors and beginners and for trekkers in Nepal, where one can experience the varied landscapes. 
 The walk begins from the lovely farm town of Sundarijal, located northeast of the city outskirt of Kathmandu. The trail follows a steep up entering a beautiful spot adorned with waterfalls, fresh streams, and brooks. As the walk continues heading higher towards traditional Tamang villages of Burlang Bhanjyang, and then into dense forest to reach Chisapani. 
Located on a high ridge within a green large meadow with several nice simple houses serving as lodges and guest-house. Chisapani settlements on a vantage cross route to various destinations, to Langtang and Gosainkunda, Helambu, and Shivapuri towards the west. Our route heads east to Nagarkot after a pleasant stay at Chisapani enjoying the views of sunsets and sunrise. The walk follows along the ridge line covered in the cool shade of the forest to Chowki-Bhanjyang a nice farm village.
The views of Himalayan peaks remain constant until you reach Nagarkot the last final destination of the trip. At Nagarkot stay on the highest point of the trek with fascinating scenery of the Himalayan range of peaks.
Nagarkot is a popular Hill station, due to its proximity to the cities and towns of Kathmandu Valley. An ever-exciting and magnificent location for glorious sunrise and sunset views over a range of Himalayan peaks.
Enjoy the panorama of Western and Central Himalayan peaks as far as Everest towards the east. After a pleasant stopover at Nagarkot amidst beautiful scenery, then head back to Kathmandu; on completing the wonderful Chisapani-Nagarkot Short Trek.

Important Note

Mode of Trek: Staying overnight in lovely mountain lodge or resorts.

Hiking Grade: Moderate walks with slow climb uphill.

Highest Point: 2,175 m / 7, 136 feet at Nagarkot Hill Top.

Location: North East of Kathmandu Valley Rim.

Trek Duration: 2 Nights and 3 Days with drive both ways.
Best Season for Chisapani-Nagarkot Short Trek:
All around the year, except on monsoon or summer season from June to August, the best time is spring. Starts from March to May, when days are much longer with enough sunshine, and can get overcast during late afternoon sometimes.
During spring one can enjoy the clear morning views of sunrise and the snow-capped mountain range. As well wildflowers will be in seasonal bloom, and morning and night will be cooler. The next best season is autumn/fall from September to November, days are crystal clear for views and walks. Cold morning and nighttime, the days are shorter due to limited hours of sunshine.
Interested people can enjoy hiking during the winter time of Christmas and New Year, most days are fine and clear. Best views of sunrise and sunsets as well for the panorama of Himalayan mountain views. Cold morning, late afternoon, and night time.

Trip Itinerary

Starting the morning with a short drive of less than an hour, heading North-East of Kathmandu Valley rim. Reaching a small farm town of Sundarijal, located 15 km. east of Kathmandu city. Following our guide with a climb towards Shivapuri National Park entrance, facing nice views of waterfalls, brooks, and fresh streams.

The trail follows uphill to a nice farm village and then into a lovely rhododendron and pine forest. The last short climb reaches Chisapani, located on a high ridge north of Kathmandu Valley. Where air gets cooler facing views of snow-capped peaks from Annapurna-Manaslu-Ganesh Himal and Lang tang Himal. 

The views extend towards Jugal Himal with Annapurna and Manaslu in the far west, check into a nice simple lodge. Late afternoon enjoys the stunning views of sunsets reflecting over a chain of Himalayan peaks in the north.

Enjoy the sunrise views, reflecting on the chain of Himalayan peaks, after breakfast starts the hike, following a high ridge. Views of snow peaks remain constant throughout the walks, enter into a lovely cool forest, as the walk heads downhill to Chowki-Bhanjyang. A small farm village with views of Kathmandu valley eastern rim, the trail follows a gradual winding path. 

Reaching the lovely village of Jarsing Pawa, the walk continues with a climb from a small farm area of Kartike Bhanjyang. An hour uphill brings you to the end of the day’s walks reaching the famous Nagarkot Hill and the highest point. Nagarkot for an overnight stop in the comfort of nice hotels and resorts with a backdrop of Himalayan mountain views.

Nagarkot, located at 2,175 meters, is famous for stunning sunrises and sunset views, which reflect over snow-capped mountains. Facing views of Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, and Langtang-Jugal Himal Mt. Gaurishankar as far towards the eastern horizon around the Everest range.

The morning before dawn enjoy the stunning sunrise, as it reflects on Himalayan peaks. After having breakfast drive back to Kathmandu of a few hours journey, the road leads through Bhaktapur city outskirts.

(Interested people can enjoy the tour of Changunarayan Temple with Bhaktapur sightseeing also). On reaching the Kathmandu city area transfer to your hotel, and rest of the day at leisure.

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    • Service of guide and porters if required.

    • Twin sharing room accommodation at Chisapani and Nagarkot hotels on
 bed / breakfast.

    • Transportation as per size of a group either car, coach or comfortable bus.

    • Shivapuri National Park Entrance fee.

Doesn't Include

    • Meals on Hike and personal expenses.

    • Gratitude or Tipping for guide, staff and drivers.

    • If cancelled the hike on the last minute before departures.

    • Extra tour of Changunarayan Temple and Bhaktapur city and entrance ticket on own personal expense, can book with Everest Adventure Tour 
along with trekking package.


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