Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek

About Trip

Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek is a beautiful exploration of nature and cultural villages in the surrounding ridges of Kathmandu valley. Although a short trekking adventure of only three days, it brings you closer to the nature and local cultural wonders.

The trek brings beautiful views of the mountain peaks in Langtang range. You will have a chance to see a tiny bit of the top of Mt. Everest on a highly clear day. Exploration of heritage sites; walking through beautiful forests; experiencing village life; and enjoying the views of spectacular snow-capped mountains make this trip a beautiful short exploration trip of the wonders around Kathmandu.

Trip Highlights

  • Cultural sightseeing tour of Kathmandu
  • Beautiful nature and cultural trek in valley rim
  • Spectacular view of mountain peaks
  • Beautiful sunrise over the Himalayas

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01:Kathmandu Arrival (1350m).
  • Day 02:Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour – B
  • Day 03:Kathmandu – Chisapani – B.L.D
  • Day 04:Chisapani – Nagarkot – B.L.D
  • Day 05:Nagarkot – Kathmandu – B.L
  • Day 06:Departure Day - B

Cost Includes:

    • Pick up and drop off service on your arrival and departure flights
    • All accommodations on twin sharing basis
    • All breakfasts; all major meals on the trek
    • Kathmandu cultural sightseeing tour
    • 3 days of beautiful natural and cultural trek on Kathmandu valley rim
    • Panoramic view of the Himalayas
    • All overland transportation required

Cost Excludes:

    • International airfare
    • Travel insurance
    • Any kind of drinks, lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
    • Any other personal expenses
    • Tips
    • Any other expenses caused by some unforeseen and uncontrollable situations that may arise during the trip 

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 1Kathmandu Arrival (1350m).It is the first day of trip and your arrival day in Kathmandu Nepal. When you land at the airport in Kathmandu and come out at the arrival lounge, our company representative will welcome you with a warm smile. Then, we will drive you to the trip hotel where you can spend relaxing time. We will have a meeting in the evening to talk about the trip in details.
  • Day 2Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour – BAfter you take your breakfast, a beautiful day sightseeing tour of heritage monuments in Kathmandu valley is due today. Visit Swoyambhunath – the monkey temple; Patan Durbar Square – the medieval palace square; Pashupatinath – the open cremation ground for Hindus; and Boudhanath – the biggest Buddhist stupa.
  • Day 3Kathmandu – Chisapani – B.L.DTake your breakfast early in the morning as you are going to start your trekking journey today. You have to drive for about forty minutes to Sundarijal to begin the trekking part. You are trekking to Chisapani today that lies about 5 hours up the hill from Sundarijal. Trek steep up the hill through forested part to emerge into a village. Proceed even further higher towards Chisapani on the ridge. Once you reach Chisapani, you can enjoy the view of mountain range on clear day. It is such a peaceful place that you will find yourself enjoying it.
  • Day 4Chisapani – Nagarkot – B.L.DOn the second day of the trek, you walk to Nagarkot. The walk today is a peaceful nature and cultural walk. You walk along the ridge through forested area and beautiful local villages. As you walk towards the destination, you will have the views of mountain ranges that majestically lie beyond a beautiful valley. You eventually reach Nagarkot to find another peaceful place to spend overnight.
  • Day 5Nagarkot – Kathmandu – B.LWake up early in the morning to frame the pristine view of snow-capped mountains and sunrise over them. Later after breakfast, you will trek to Changu Narayan today. When you start the hike, you go through a small but beautiful local village where you can get a glimpse of local life style in the villages of Nepal. Later you hike past terraced fields where local people grow different kinds of seasonal crops and vegetables. From almost half way through, you enter a small forested area on a gentle uphill trail to find an easy gradual path to lead you to Changu Narayan temple, which is one of the heritage monuments in Kathmandu valley. You can explore the heritage site at the end of the trip before driving back to Kathmandu.
  • Day 6Departure Day - BWe will drive you to airport for the departure flight three prior to your flight schedule.
trip Cost Contact us
  • Trip Duration: 6 Days
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Grade: Moderate
  • Accommodation: Hotel + Lodge + Hotel
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle
  • Trip Style: Trekking and Tour
  • Meals:Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
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