Chisapani Nagarkot Trek - Hike to Nagarkot - Easy & short treks in Nepal
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Chisapani Nagarkot Trek

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek


  • Max Elevation: 2175 mt.
  • Trip Grade: Easy Hiking
  • Best Time: All Round Year
  • Group Size Min: 01 Pax
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Start & End: Tea House
  • Destination: Nepal

‘on scenic Chisapani to Nagarkot in the shade of high Himalayan mountain range’

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek a blend of two best places outside the valley rim of Kathmandu, where you can enjoy outstanding views in a perfectly tranquil environment of serene woodland with a wide range of mountains scenery on walks to Chisapani and Nagarkot.

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek takes you to scenic hills of Chisapani and Nagarkot facing stunning sunrise over the chain of mountains that includes Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh, Langtang to Jugal Himal range as views extend far towards Everest region. Chisapani Nagarkot Hike leads you within a fresh green environment around deep woodland covered with tall rhododendron-oaks-pines and fir trees and then explores typical Nepalese farm villages, a great opportunity to soak into Nepalese rural life of interesting cultures with the backdrop of snow-capped peaks.

Starts with a short drive on the foothills of Kathmandu valley rim where the walk begins heading into farm areas within forest areas to reach at scenic Chisapani facing outmost scenery of mountains and striking sunrise. From Chisapani walk continues into a forested area with short ups and down to reach at Nagarkot a great place for scenic views of the sunrise over the chain of Himalayan peaks. After a great morning sunrise over the chain of mountain views where our wonderful hike completes at the marvelous view-point hill of Nagarkot.

Main Highlights:

“A nice country walks within tranquil surrounding with great mountain scenery
Explore rural farm villages of Kathmandu valley green hills with traditional life
Dramatic views of landscapes with hills and valley including snow-capped peaks
Walk into a lovely cool forest of rhododendron, magnolia, oaks, pines and fir trees
Enjoy stunning sunrise over the high mountain from scenic Chisapani and Nagarkot”

Trip Preview:

Mode of accommodation: Hotels and local Lodge/resorts on treks.
Trek Grade: Moderate with ups and down walks
Highest spot: At Chisapani 2,175 m and Nagarkot 2,120 m high
Trek Duration: 02 Nights and 03 Days (with drives and walks)
People and Culture: Populated by Tamang people of Buddhism religion and colorful culture with some mix Hindu peopleNewar, Chettries and Brahmin with old traditional heritage life.
Best Seasons: Nearly all months of the year except wet months from June to mid-September, where’s March to May lively with wildflowers and rhododendron  (Nepal national flower in blooming times, where days are clear for views. October to December another best months for clear views with short daylights, cold in the morning and night times

Short Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Drive to Sundarijal 1,450 m & trek to Chisapani 2, 175 m – 04 hrs.
Day 02: Trek to Nagarkot 2,120m – 06 hrs.
Day 03: Tour of Nagarkot and drive to Kathmandu.

Detail Itinerary:

Day 01: Drive to Sundarijal 1,450 m and trek to Chisapani 2,175 m – 04hrs.
The walk starts with the drive towards North of Kathmandu Valley rim at Sundarijal, located 15 k.m distances from Kathmandu valley and city area. From Sundarijal walk uphill past farm villages, beautiful waterfalls to reach Shivapuri National Park entrance, from here walk into forest and within farm areas to reach at Chisapani located northern high ridge of Kathmandu valley, at 2,175 meters with views of snowcapped peaks from Annapurna-Manaslu-Ganesh Himal, Lang tang Himal extends towards Jugal Himal range includes views of Kathmandu valley and of stunning sunrise and sunsets.

Day 02: Trek to Nagarkot 2,120m – 06 hrs.
After morning grand views with sunrise over snowcapped peaks start the walk on a nice trail through lovely rhododendron, pines forest with downhill to reach Chowki-bhanjyang, a small farm village. After this village on the gradual winding path for few hours past Jarsing Pawa to Kartike Bhanyang and then with an uphill to reach at famous touristic hill town of Nagarkot for an overnight stop in the comfort of nice hotels or resorts with mountain views. Nagarkot, located at an elevation of 2,120 meters, this hilltop is famous for stunning sunrises and sunset views reflecting its light on the range of snow-capped mountains from Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, and Langtang-Jugal Himal Mt. Gaurishankar and all the way to the eastern horizon towards Everest range of peaks.

Day 03: Tour of Nagarkot and drive to Kathmandu.
From Nagarkot with morning sunrise views over mountains, where our trek ends visiting its rural farm areas and then head back to Kathmandu after an interesting time on Chisapani- Nagarkot Hike.