Kakani to Nagarkot Hiking

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Kakani to Nagarkot hiking is one of the popular and long days hiking that take you to the hills on the rim of Kathmandu valley starting from the Ale Danda in Kakani up to the beautiful hill of the Nagatkot via, hills of Shivapuri (2,563m) National Park. Kakani is a beautiful mountainous landscape rich in the variety of flora and fauna offering the most panoramic view of the majestic mountain massif from Ganesh Himal to the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.

The Kakani - Nagarkot hiking starts from Kakani(1082 m) which is 23 km northwest of Kathmandu. From kakani we hike up to the Ale danda. From Ale danda passing through the dense forested area we hike up to the Shivapuri National Park area situated at northern side of Kathmandu valley. From Shivapuri area is known as a protected area and inhabits large number of endangered bird and animal species some of which are leopards, jungle cats and Himalayan Black Bears. On the trail in Shivapuri area hikers can also observe a large variety of mushroom species, approximately 127 bird species and 102 different species of butterflies. The two major rivers lying in the Shivapuri area are the Bisnumati and Bagmati rivers. Following by the rhododendron forest and steep terrain we hike up to the Chisapani. From Chisapani via Chauki Bhanjyang we hike up to Nagarkot one of the beautiful hill station and best sunrise view point offering the magnificent view of the shimmering mountain ranges like Mt. Everest in the east, Annapurna (8091m/ 26,545ft), Manasalu (8165m/ 26,781ft), Ganesh Himal (7446m/ 24,422ft) and Lantang Lirung (7245m/ 23,763ft), Mt Shisa Pangma( 8013m) Mt Gauri Shankar (7145m) and many more mountains. From Nagarkot we return back to Kathmandu via bus.

Kakani-Nagarkot Hiking Itinerary

Day 01: We receive you at Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel.

Day 02: We drive to Kakani (1082 m), which is 23 km northwest of Kathmandu. From Kakani we hike to Ale Danda

Day 03: We continue our hiking from Ale danda to Shivapuri: This magnificent hill is covered with white red and pink rhododendrons during the months of March and April and this wonderful variety is definitely one of the reasons that hiking Shivapuri is so popular.

Day 04: We hike from Shivapuri to Chisapani: offers splendid sunrise view through mountains range. Walk along the rim between the Shivapuri watershed forest and magnificent Himalaya and at Chisapani.

Day 05: We hike from Chisapani to Nagarkot via Chauki Bhanjyang. Nagarkot- one of the beautiful hill station and best sunrise view point offering the magnificent view of the shimmering mountain ranges like Mt. Everest in the east, Annapurna (8091m/ 26,545ft), Manasalu (8165m/ 26,781ft), Ganesh Himal (7446m/ 24,422ft) and Lantang Lirung (7245m/ 23,763ft), Mt Shisa Pangma ( 8013m) Mt Gauri Shankar (7145m) and many more mountains. From Nagarkot we return back to Kathmandu via bus.

Day 06: Departure or you may join for next programme

Package Name: Kakani to Nagarkot Hiking

Package Type: Hiking

Destination: Nepal

Grade: Easy

Activities: Natural and cultural sightseeing

Duration: 06 Days

Accommodation: Star rated Hotel

Transportation: Airways and private vehicle

Best Season: All around the year

Attraction: Mushroom species, approximately 127 bird species and 102 different species of butterflies

Trip Cost: Contact Us

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