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Chisapani Nagarkot Trek – 6 days

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Trip Duration Trip Duration
6 Days
Group Size Group Size
Min 1 + people
Maximum Altitude Max. Altitude
Trip Difficulty Difficulty
Activities Activities
  • Sightseeing
  • Tour
  • Trekking
Best Season Best Season
  • Sep – Dec
  • Jan – April
  • May – June
Calendar Accommodation
  • 4 Nights Hotel
  • 1 Night Lodge
Calendar Meals
  • 5 Breakfast
  • 3 Lunch
  • 3 dinner
US$ 350
  • Private trip departures everyday
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Highlights of Chisapani Nagarkot Trek – 6 days

  • Chisapani Nagarkot Trek is the highlighted destination everyone prefers.
  • Wonderful mountain view from Chisapani and Nagarkot.
  • Visit Changunarayan Temple, the oldest temple in Kathmandu valley.
  • Experiencing the rich flora and fauna diversity of the Shivapuri National Park
  • Enjoying waterfalls inside Shivapuri.
  • Breathtaking view of Kathmandu valley from its outer rim.

Overview of Chisapani Nagarkot Trek – 6 days

Chisapani Nagarkot trek mostly takes place inside the Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park. The national park is 159 square kilometers from the area. The park is the source of the Bagmati and Bishnumati rivers that flow inside Kathmandu valley. Bagdwar, the source of the Bagmati river, and Bishnudwar, the source of Bishnumati, are religiously significant sites for the Hindus.


The national park is also the source of most of the drinking water in Kathmandu valley. There are many large and small waterfalls inside the national park. The Shivapuri national park is home to many endangered animals and bird species. You will get a chance to encounter them on your way.


Chisapani Nagarkot trek is also the best travel tip for everyone who wished to travel to either children or the old if they are physically fit. Kathmandu sightseeing tour can be included with this trip to make a Kathmandu valley tour.


We will start our trek in Sundarijal, which is about 12 km from the city center. Sundarijal means beautiful water in Nepali. We will then climb uphill to Chisapani, which is a wonderful place for the mountain view. You will get a beautiful view of mountains in the Langtang and Ganesh Himal range from Chisapani.


Chisapani Nagarkot Trek provides a lovely nature and village walk excursion experience, as well as a natural atmosphere and a far-off Himalayan vista. We will follow the outer rim of Kathmandu Valley from Chisapani and hike to Nagarkot. Because the trekking takes place on the outer rim of the valley, this trek is also known as Kathmandu Rim Trek.


There are local hotels and homestays in Chisapani. Proper accommodation and different teahouses are available on the trail of the Chisapani Nagarkot trek so, backpack the kits and necessary gears to travel with us to the best-undisturbed destination just to chill.


Nagarkot is a beautiful hill station located in the Bhaktapur district. It is a go-to place for mountain and sunrise watchers. Nagarkot has many hotels and guest houses. We will enjoy a wonderful night by the campfire in Nagarkot. We will descend from Nagarkot, via the Changu Narayan Temple, and end our tour in Bhaktapur.



Trip Trick:

The Chisapani Nagarkot Trek is referred to as a short trek. The Kathmandu Valley is designed to give you a true sense of nature, with lovely villages, terraces with seasonal crops like mustard and wheat, and breathtaking mountain views.


The short distance from the city’s crowds and hustle allow you to unwind and relax during your vacation. So there won’t be any difficulty where anyone can go and relax from the busy schedule of life.


Route Summary: Kathmandu – Sundarijal- Chisapani – Chauki Bhanjyang- Nagarkot – Changu Narayan- Kathmandu.

Short/Detail Itinerary of Chisapani Nagarkot Trek – 6 days

DayModeRoute ItineraryElev.(m)DurationOvernightIncluded
01FlightArrival Kathmandu - Hotel1300 -----HotelD
02CarKathmandu - Sightseeing1300 6/7 hrsHotelB
03Drive/trekKathmandu - Sundarijal - Chisapani2300 6/7 hrsLodgeB L D
04TrekChisapani - Nagarkot2175 6/7 hrsHotelB L D
05Trek/driveNagarkot - Changunarayan - KTM1300 4/5 hrsHotelB L
06 FlightKathmandu - Own Country---- --------B

Detail Itinerary

Once you complete immigration formalities and collect your luggage from airlines, you will be picked up by representatives of Ambition Himalaya Treks. We will go to our hotel, where a cozy room will be ready for you. We will go for a typical Nepali dinner in the evening with the company staff. We will brief you about the trip after dinner.

Kathmandu is known for its history and culture. It is aptly named the city of temples. After having your breakfast, you will start a guided tour of Kathmandu Valley. The tour includes a visit to world heritage-listed sites including the Swayambhunath or the Monkey Temple, Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath Stupa, and The Kathmandu Durbar Square.

Altitude: 2,300 m/7,545 ft

Kathmandu from Sundarijal drive will approximately take one hour. We will start our trek from Sundarijal. Sundarijal to Chisapani trek takes about four hours. The trekking takes place inside the Shivapuri National Park, established in 2002. After a while, we will encounter a village of Tamang people – Mulkharka. From Mulkharka, we will descend to our destination – Chisapani.

Altitude: 2,100 m/6,889 ft

You will see a mesmerizing view of snowcapped mountains to the North in the morning. You will have your breakfast and start the trek to Chauki Bhanjyang, which takes about two and a half hours. You will stop here for an hour for your lunch.

After lunch here, we will descend to Nagarkot, the walk taking approximately three hours. On a clear day from Nagarkot, one can see the white Himalayan range, stretching from Dhaulagiri in the west to Everest and Kanchenjunga in the east.

In the first part, we will do a 3-4 hours trek to Changunarayan. Changunarayan offers you a very nice view of Sankhu village to the right and the Bhaktapur area to the left.

Changunarayan is situated at the end of a long ridge, which runs into the valley. It is said to have been built in 323 AD by King Hari Datta Varma. The temple is richly decorated with sculptures and carvings. It is said to be the oldest temple in the valley. After exploring Changunarayan Temple, we will continue our journey to Kathmandu by private car. It takes around one and a half hours to reach Kathmandu.

Today is the last day of your trip. We will shop gifts for friends, family, and relatives in the morning. We will bid you farewell with a small traditional ceremony and drop you off at the airport. You will head back to your destination from here. You also have the option of extending your trip by taking part in other treks.

It is advised that you tell us about your plan for other tours before taking part in this trek. In this case, we can manage your tours better. It is possible to arrange tours and treks on short notice, but you might have to face some inconveniences.


What's included
  • Airport pickup and drop to Airport
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Kathmandu sightseeing with private car and driver and tour guide
  • Kathmandu – Sundarijal by private car
  • Changu Narayan to Kathmandu by private car
  • All required trekking permits and necessary paper works
  • Meals on full board during the trek [3 meals with 3 cup of hot drinks in a day]
  • Seasonal fruits in the evening after dinner
  • Accommodation in lodge in Chisapani
  • Hotel accommodation in Nagarkot
  • Trekking Guide government License holder with all his expenses & insurances
  • Assistant trekking guide for groups over 6 people with his all expenses & insurance
  • First aid medications / medicines with the guide
  • Necessary paper works, government and local taxes, company service charges
  • Complementary welcome dinner in Kathmandu at a typical Nepali restaurant
What is excluded
  • Sightseeing entrance fee for sightseeing tour in Kathmandu (2nd day)
  • International Airfares, Visa Fees($ 30 for 15 days, $ 50 for 30 days and $ 125 for 90 days),
  • Travel and Rescue Insurance
  • Bars and Beverage bills, cold drinks, mineral water,
  • Telephone bills, laundry extra tea coffee
  • Porter charges for trekking if you need
  • Tips / Gratitude for guides and porters
  • Any services not mentioned in Service Includes Section unless specified on booking of the trekking

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