Nagarkot & Chisapani Hikking

Nagarkot & Chisapani Hikking 5 Days

$ 650 Per Person

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Facts About Trip

Maximum Altitude:

2175m./7135ft.

Group Size:

2 to 30 Peoples

Transportation:

Private vehicle

Accommodation:

Best Available

Best season:

All season

Meals:

B/L/D During Trek

Tour type:

Hiking

Grade:

Moderate/ Adventure

Trekking Region

Kathmandu Region

Trip Highlight

  • Nagarkot is renowned for its panoramic views of the Himalayas, including famous peaks like Mount Everest, Annapurna, Manaslu, and Ganesh Himal.
  • Witnessing sunrise and sunset from Nagarkot and Chisapani is a magical experience as the sun paints the sky with hues of orange, pink, and gold, casting a warm glow over the Himalayan peaks.
  • Both Nagarkot and Chisapani are popular hiking destinations with various hiking trails catering to different skill levels. inside the lush forests, terraced fields, and charming villages,
  • Explore the local culture and lifestyle of the people living in the villages around Nagarkot and Chisapani. Visit traditional homes, interact with locals, and experience their hospitality and warmth.
  • Nagarkot and Chisapani are home to diverse flora and fauna. Keep an eye out for birds like Himalayan Monal, pheasants, and eagles along the hiking trails.
  • You may also spot some wildlife such as deer, wild boar, and even leopards in the surrounding forests.
  • Both destinations offer a tranquil atmosphere, perfect for relaxation and rejuvenation. Enjoy peaceful moments surrounded by nature, practice yoga or meditation, or indulge in spa treatments offered by local resorts.
  • Delight your taste buds with authentic Nepali cuisine, including dal bhat (rice and lentils), momos (dumplings), and sel roti (traditional rice bread). 
  • Whether you're a professional photographer or simply enjoy capturing beautiful moments, Nagarkot and Chisapani offer endless opportunities for photography with their stunning landscapes, vibrant culture, and colorful sunrises and sunsets.

Overview

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life with a refreshing hike in Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park. The trail winds through shady forests and past bubbling springs, offering a perfect retreat for city dwellers and a popular picnic spot. Whether you're a visiting tourist or a Kathmandu resident, this hike is an excellent way to rejuvenate both your body and mind. The journey begins with a 2-hour drive to Sundarijal, and the walking trail takes approximately 4-5 hours to reach Chisapani.

In Chisapani, take the time to explore the Changu Narayan Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, before heading back to Kathmandu. The views of the Himalayan range from here are simply breathtaking, serving as a reminder that Kathmandu is indeed nestled in the Himalayas. Don't miss the memorable sunset and sunrise experiences at Nagarkot; it's worth waking up early for, even if you feel a bit tired from the previous day's activities. After breakfast, the trail from Nagarkot to Changu Narayan takes about 4 hours.

This short yet year-round hike from Chisapani to Nagarkot is the perfect getaway from Kathmandu's hustle and bustle, offering a taste of the stunning Himalayan views. The second day of the hike takes you through more enchanting forests to reach the hill station town of Nagarkot, approximately 7 hours away.

Day to Day Itinerary Expand/Collapse All

Day 1 : Arrival in (TIA) Kathmandu.

As you land at Kathmandu airport, a representative from Unique Sherpa Trek & Expedition will wait for you with a vehicle to welcome you and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 2 : Trek from Kathmandu to Chisapani.

After breakfast, you will begin your journey to Chisapani, which is approximately 25 km from Kathmandu. You will drive for about an hour and then start your hike to Chisapani. The hike takes around 5-6 hours, and you will pass through beautiful forests, terraced fields, and traditional Nepali villages. You will stay overnight in a guesthouse in Chisapani.

Day 3 : Trek from Chisapani to Nagarkot.

After breakfast, you will continue your trek from Chisapani to Nagarkot. The trek takes around 6-7 hours and passes through lush forests, streams, and stunning mountain vistas. Nagarkot is known for its panoramic views of the Himalayas, and you can watch the sunset over the snow-capped peaks. You will stay overnight in a hotel in Nagarkot.

Day 4 : Drive from Nagarkot to Kathmandu

Wake up early to watch the sunrise over the Himalayas from Nagarkot. After breakfast, you will drive back to Kathmandu. You can spend the day exploring more of the city, shopping for souvenirs, or relaxing in your hotel.

Day 5 : Final Departure.

You will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

What Is Included ?

  • 2 nights Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu city inclusive of breakfast.
  • Airport picks up and drives off as per itinerary.
  • Round airfares.
  • Fluent English Hiking guide.
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Nagarkot & Chisapani inclusive of breakfast.
  • Nagarkot & Chisapani Hiking and all the Jungle National Park entry fees.
  • Welcome dinner at a typical local restaurant before departure.

What Is Excluded?

  • International airfare.
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu hotel.
  • any souvenirs, gifts, tips, or insurance.
  • Extra night accommodation if required.
  • Tipping for guide and porters.
  • No other cost was mentioned or included.

 

NOTE: If you return earlier from the trek due to sickness or any problem, the money you paid for the flight, hotel, mountain room, food, etc. It is not will be refundable, and you will need to bear the expenses for the hotel, food, etc. in Kathmandu yourself.

FAQs

The package typically includes guided hikes in Nagarkot and Chisapani, accommodation, meals, transportation, and the opportunity to explore local culture and scenic viewpoints.

The hikes are generally moderate, suitable for both novice and experienced hikers. Trails may include some uphill sections, but the pace is designed for participants of varying fitness levels.

The best time is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) when the weather is clear, and the views of the Himalayas are spectacular. However, the tour is available year-round.

Yes, the tour often incorporates visits to local villages, allowing participants to experience the rich culture of the region, interact with locals, and gain insights into their way of life.

The duration varies, but a typical package is around 3 to 5 days. This allows for a comfortable pace, exploration of key attractions, and a well-rounded experience.

Essentials include comfortable hiking gear, layers for changing weather, a hat, sunscreen, sturdy walking shoes, a water bottle, and a camera to capture the stunning scenery.

Yes, many tour packages cater to solo travelers, offering the opportunity to join a group and make new connections during the adventure.

Yes, the Nagarkot and Chisapani region is known for its diverse bird species. Bird-watching enthusiasts will have the chance to spot various Himalayan birds along the trails.

Altitude is not a significant concern as the trails are at a moderate elevation. However, it's always advisable to stay hydrated and acclimatize gradually.

Booking details vary, but it's typically done through tour operators, travel agencies, or online platforms. Check with the tour provider for specific booking instructions and availability.

Additional Information

  1. Scenic Views: Nagarkot is renowned for its panoramic views of the Himalayas, including famous peaks like Mount Everest, Annapurna, Manaslu, and Ganesh Himal. Chisapani also offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan range and the surrounding lush green hills.

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  3. Sunrise and Sunset: Witnessing sunrise and sunset from Nagarkot is a magical experience as the sun paints the sky with hues of orange, pink, and gold, casting a warm glow over the Himalayan peaks. Chisapani also offers mesmerizing sunrise and sunset views amidst serene surroundings.

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  5. Hiking Trails: Both Nagarkot and Chisapani are popular trekking destinations with various hiking trails catering to different skill levels. You can embark on hikes through lush forests, terraced fields, and charming villages, immersing yourself in the beauty of nature.

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  7. Cultural Immersion: Explore the local culture and lifestyle of the people living in the villages around Nagarkot and Chisapani. Visit traditional homes, interact with locals, and experience their hospitality and warmth.

  8.  

  9. Wildlife Encounters: Nagarkot and Chisapani are home to diverse flora and fauna. Keep an eye out for birds like Himalayan Monal, pheasants, and eagles along the hiking trails. You may also spot some wildlife such as deer, wild boar, and even leopards in the surrounding forests.

  10.  

  11. Relaxation and Rejuvenation: Both destinations offer a tranquil atmosphere, perfect for relaxation and rejuvenation. Enjoy peaceful moments surrounded by nature, practice yoga or meditation, or indulge in spa treatments offered by local resorts.

  12.  

  13. Local Cuisine: Delight your taste buds with authentic Nepali cuisine, including dal bhat (rice and lentils), momos (dumplings), and sel roti (traditional rice bread). Try local teas and snacks while enjoying the stunning views from hilltop cafes and restaurants.

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  15. Photography: Whether you're a professional photographer or simply enjoy capturing beautiful moments, Nagarkot and Chisapani offer endless opportunities for photography with their stunning landscapes, vibrant culture, and colorful sunrises and sunsets.

Equipments

Embarking on the Nagarkot to Chisapani hike in Nepal is a fantastic way to experience the region's natural beauty and cultural richness. This hike typically spans 2-3 days and offers stunning views of the Himalayas, lush forests, and charming villages. Here's a comprehensive guide to the essential equipment you'll need for this hike.

General Hiking Gear

Backpack:
Daypack (20-30 liters): A comfortable backpack to carry your daily essentials like water, snacks, and extra layers. Make sure it has a good support system and rain cover.
 
Footwear:
Hiking Boots: Waterproof and with good ankle support to handle the varied terrain.
Trekking Socks: Moisture-wicking and cushioned for comfort on long hikes.
 
Clothing:
Layered Clothing: The weather can vary, so use a layering system:
Base Layer: Moisture-wicking shirts to keep sweat away from your skin.
Insulating Layer: A fleece or light down jacket for warmth.
Outer Shell: Waterproof and windproof jacket and pants for protection against rain and wind.
Trekking Pants: Lightweight, quick-dry, and breathable pants. Convertible pants (with zip-off legs) are a versatile option.
Extra Clothing: A change of clothes for the evening, including comfortable wear and additional warm layers if staying overnight.
 
Accessories:
Hat and Gloves: For sun protection during the day and warmth during the evenings.
Sunglasses: UV protection for the bright Himalayan sun.
Buff or Scarf: Useful for warmth or dust protection.
 
Hydration and Nutrition:
Water Bottle or Hydration System: Carry at least 1-2 liters of water. A hydration bladder allows you to drink without stopping.
Water Purification: Tablets or a filter to ensure safe drinking water from natural sources.
Snacks: Energy bars, nuts, dried fruits, or chocolates for quick energy boosts.
 
Lighting:
Headlamp or Flashlight: With extra batteries for use in low-light conditions or overnight stays.
 
Trekking Poles:
Adjustable Poles: For support on steep or uneven terrain, reducing strain on knees and providing stability.
 
First Aid Kit:
Include bandages, antiseptic wipes, pain relievers, blister treatment, and any personal medications.
 
Personal Identification and Permits:
Passport Copy: Always carry a copy of your passport.
Permits: Obtain necessary trekking permits (such as a TIMS card or entry permits for Shivapuri National Park if required).
 
Cash:
Local currency (Nepalese Rupee) for small purchases or tips, especially in remote areas where ATMs or card payments are not available.
 
Camera or Smartphone:
For capturing the stunning landscapes and moments.
 
Notebook and Pen:
For jotting down notes, directions, or journaling your experiences.
 
Reusable Bags:
For packing out trash and keeping your gear organized.

 

Conclusion:

The Nagarkot to Chisapani hike is a beautiful journey that offers stunning views of the Himalayas and an immersive experience of Nepal’s natural beauty and local culture. Packing the right gear ensures you’re prepared for all the adventures and potential challenges this hike offers. Enjoy your hike and stay safe!

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$ 650 Per Person

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Enquiry Whatsapp +9779862854770 Download PDF

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