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Chisapaani, Nagarkot Hiking Trip


Chisapaani, Nagarkot hiking trip, this three-days, two-nights hike through the Kathmandu valley is the perfect holiday getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city to reconnect with nature and peaceful surroundings. This is a fantastic method to unwind your body and mind whether you’re a resident of Kathmandu or just a visitor. After an hour drive to Sundarijal, it takes approximately 5-6 hours to reach Chisapani by the walking climb a sequence of stone-paved stairs track. The hike winds through Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, passing through forests dotted with orchids and pine trees, as well as natural springs that supply Kathmandu with its main water source and, a Tamang community village at Mulkharka.


Fantastic short hike and trek for those with limited time

Enjoy breathtaking views of the sunrise by rising early at Nagarkot and Chisappani

Visit the stunning world heritage site Changu Narayans Temple on your way out.


Day 1 : Drive to Sundarijal and Trek to Chisapani (2,300 meters/ 7,545 feet). 5-6 hours Take an hour drive to Sundarijal, which is located on the valley's northern edge. From here, travel through the dense forests of Shivapuri National Park, passing through verdant patches of forest to arrive at Mulkhara. To get to the village of Chisapani, climb a sequence of stone-paved stairs that are surrounded by dense forest. Explore the village after you arrive and take in the expansive vistas of the surrounding area. A never-ending sequence of rolling hills in one direction and infinite rows of snow-capped peaks in the other. Take enjoy breathtaking vistas as the sun sets.

Day 2 : Trek to Nagarkot (2,175 meters/ 7,135 feet). 4-5 hours Get up early, find a vantage point, and enjoy the breathtaking views of the rising sun. The hike begins after breakfast. traveling through the area's verdant, dense forest. After hiking for almost 2.5 hours, you will arrive in the settlement of Chauki Bhanjag. Head on the route after a little break and a lunch break with breathtaking views of the Himalayas. Proceed next on a path that descends in the direction of Nagarkot. Eventually, after almost two hours, you will arrive in Nagarkot. After you get at Nagarkot, walk outdoors to take in the stunning scenery as the sun sets. You would be able to view many different Himalayan mountain ranges if the weather cleared.

Day 3 : Trek to Changunarayan 3-4 hours. And Drive to Kathmandu Enjoy breathtaking views of the sunrise by rising early. Eat breakfast after taking in the vivid sights. Next, take a little trek in the direction of Changunarayan. The majority of today's hike is downhill, passing through many communities and verdant areas of forests. After three to four hours of climbing dusty trails, you will ultimately arrive to Changunarayan Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Said to be the earliest temple in the valley, Changunarayan was constructed in 323 AD by King Hari Datta Varma. It is ornately embellished with sculptures and carvings. Admire the views of Bhaktapur and Sankhu village from the temple. Proceed to your lodging after touring the temple's surroundings and the Kathmandu Valley. This signifies the journey's finish.

Services Includes

    • Accommodation and meals during 3 days hiking trip (breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea coffee).
    • Professional and experience license holder trekking guide salary, insurance
    • All necessary government permit such as Shivapuri National park permit
    • Private car transportation for drop to staring point and pick from ending point
    • Sleeping bag
    • Trip route map

Services Excludes

    • Personal nature expense such as WIFI internet, data pack, telephone calls, bar and beverage bills bottled drinks including (cold drinks and mineral water/boiled water, laundry)
    • Personal insurance
    • Unforeseen accidental rescue expenses
    • Days beyond the itinerary
    • Gratitude to staff


Additional Information

if you have limited time yet want to take a quick journey not far away, this is a fantastic method to unwind your body and mind whether you’re a resident of Kathmandu or just a visitor.

Accommodation and Meals 

2 nights twin sharing accommodation in a tea house (trekking guest house) with meals, (Break fast, Lunch, Dinner and Tea/ Coffee) on full board. The tea houses along the trekking route provide basic but comfortable accommodations, with twin sharing rooms available. These tea houses also offer a variety of delicious home cooked meals to keep you energized throughout the day, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Additionally, you can enjoy hot drinks such as tea or coffee to warm up after a long day of trekking.

Travel insurance
Sherpa Brothers Treks and Expedition Pvt/ Ltd. take every care to make our treks safe and enjoyable. All our routes are scouted to ensure the trails are safe and the facilities along route are of an acceptable standard. In addition, we have vast experience of trekking at altitude and are trained to deal with Acute Altitude Sickness. However, due to terrain, weather and altitude, risk is not always predictable in the Himalaya. To ensure you have a worry free time with us, personal travel insurance is essential to cover the cost of unforeseen accident, illness or rescue. The costs involved can be large and personally overwhelming in the unlikely event of accident or injury.
All Nepalese staff, guides and porters employed by Sherpa Brothers Pvt. Ltd. are insured locally but we regret that we cannot offer insurance for our clients.
Sherpa Brothers Treks and Expedition Pvt. Ltd. is not liable should anything go wrong due to unforeseen circumstances.
When choosing an insurance policy be sure to confirm with your insurer that your policy covers adventure holidays and trekking at high altitude. Some insurers makes special exception for these types of trip so please read the small print and contact your insurer if you are unsure.

Required gears check list

Hiking gears

Day bag – 1
Dry Bag – 1
Walking pole – 1
Water bottle – 1
Head light – 1
Knife / Multi tools – 1

Cloth and body wear

Down jacket – 1
Sleeping bag – 1
Light warm hiking trouser
Warm liner
Sun hats
Windproof jacket
Long and half sleeve hiking shirt
Walking boot
Gloves / mittens
Warm hiking socks (wool / synthetic)
Flip flap/ Sandal

Sun protection, health hygiene and water

Sun cream
Sun glass
Sun hat
Lip guard
Tooth brush
Face wash soap
Prescription medicine
Water bottle / Camel bag – 1
Water purifier tablet / lightweight filter
Toilet paper
Menstrual product

Personal belonging items

Visa / credit card
Cell phone Power bank backup and charger
Camera / Gopro

Tour Cost & Schedule

Start Finish Availability Price (PP)  

Trip Facts

  • GradeTrip Grade :   Easy
  • Duration Trip Durations :  3 Days from Kathmandu
  • Point Highest Point :  Chisapaani 2200 m
  • Season Best Season :  Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec - Mar to June
  • Meal Plan Meal Plan :  Full board ( Break fast, Lunch, Dinner) on Hiking

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