Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking Tour

Duration: 7 Days   |   Based on 1 Review

We organize Chisapani Nagarkot trekking tour from Kathmandu, an hour drive to Sundarijal, the trekking starting point this trek provides breathtaking panoramic mountain views of the Himalayan range in the north and bird’s eye view of Kathmandu valley in the south, Plentiful encounters with the rural Valley rim dwellers, Experience unique cultures, Best sunrise and sunset view from Nagarkot, Explore the diversity of flora and fauna.

Chisapani Nagarkot trekking tour is a less crowded trekking destination around the Kathmandu valley. Yet it offers a rich insight into the lives, history, culture, and religion together with the picturesque daily toil in the fields of its inhabitant. The valley rim lies between 1800m and 2800m and in spring offers early flowering rhododendrons. In autumn and winter, there are wonderful mountains vistas, which can, form certain viewpoints, stretch from Everest in the east to Annapurna in the west. When the trek reaches Nagarkot it offers spectacular Mountain View as well as a panoramic view of Kathmandu valley. Nagarkot is one of the best spots to view Mount Everest as well as other snow-topped peaks of the Himalayan range of eastern Nepal.

sunrise from Chisapani Nagarkot hike

This trek can be combined with the 2 night 3 days Chitwan Jungle Safari where you will track the rare Royal Bengal tiger, one-horned rhinoceroses, slot bear, crocodile and many other species of birds and animals, which will enchant as you explore this pristine Jungle area.

Depending on your time frame this trek can be extended to Namobuddha, Panuti or even Balthali. 

How to book or enquiry about this trip?

For INSTANT BOOKING or QUICK ENQUIRY, please call us now +977 9851036844 (Ram Kumar) 24 hours available on WhatsApp WeChat, Viber or send us an email at[email protected] for the best quote and detailed itinerary. 

Chisapani Nagarkot Dhulikhel trekking tour

Highlights

  • Enjoy breathtaking panoramic mountain views of the Himalayan range in the north and bird’s eye view of Kathmandu valley 
  • Experience unique cultures, best sunrise and sunset view from Nagarkot Explore the diversity of flora and fauna
  • Enjoy a rich insight into the lives, history, culture, and religion together with the picturesque daily toil in the fields of its inhabitant
  • Experience Jungle Safari where you will track the rare Royal Bengal tiger, one-horned rhinoceroses, slot bear, crocodile and many other species of birds and animals, which will enchant as you explore this pristine Jungle area.  

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek Map
Chisapani Nagarkot Dhulikhel Hiking Map

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrival Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel. Rest of the time on your own. Overnight at hotel with breakfast.
  • Day 02Sight-seeing of Kathmandu, visit Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Swyambhunath Stupa. Overnight at hotel with breakfast.
  • Day 03Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal and trek to Chisopani (2200m), 4 hours walk. Overnight at guesthouse with full board.
  • Day 04Trek from Chisopani to Nagarkot (2100m), 6 hours walk. Overnight at hotel with full board.
  • Day 05Trek from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel (1550m), 6 hours walk. Overnight at lodge with full board.
  • Day 06Drive from Dhulikhel to Bhaktapur then Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel with breakfast.
  • Day 07Final transfer to the international Airport, fly home.
Detail Itinerary

Inclusion

  • Airport pick up and drops as per the above program.
  • Necessary hotels in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • National park fee and permits.
  • An English speaking guide and necessary porter for trekking.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking period.
  • Best available guest house/hotel accommodation during trekking.
  • Food, insurance, equipment, salary, etc for guide and porters.
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Our service charges.
     
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Any flight fares.
  • Personal nature expenses.
  • Bar bill and all kind of drinks.
  • Rescue & Evacuation.
  • Gratitude (tip) for staff.
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Useful Information

Chisapani Nagarkot trekking tour is a short, soft and comfortable hike around the Kathmandu valley. Without going too high, this trip provides amazing views of panoramic Himalayas and offers a great experience of trekking in Nepal. Chisapani Nagarkot trekking tour is very popular among nature and adventure lovers and best suites to those who have limited time and would like to enjoy the breathtaking Himalayas along with family members from young to senior citizens. This hike is also the best choice for the honeymoon couples, student groups, and various business professionals looking to explore nature and culture during their short and sweet holiday in the Himalayas.

Chisapani Village (2200m) 

An hour drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal and 4 to 5 hours hiking through the refreshing jungles and beautiful Shivapuri National Park hearing birds’ chirpings and interacting with the locals to Chisapani village is a pleasurable hike. Chisapani Village is situated at the elevation of 2200 meters. The weather in Chisapani Village is always cold as its name is Chisapani means cold water in Nepalese language which offers a real boon of nature. The views from Chisapani Village are always breathtaking. From the morning’s sunrise to the evening’s sunset, this village keeps you always happy and inspired by the Himalayan panorama of Mount Manaslu, Mount Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himalayan range, Gaurishankar Himalayan range and even the majestic Mount Everest in the far distance. This village is a mixed settlement of Brahmins, Gurungs, and Sherpas and offers from the basic to standard lodge accommodations with authentic Nepalese and continental food on lodge’s restaurant menu. 

nagakot chisapani trekking tour

Nagarkot Village (2100m) 

About 33 kilometers to the northeast from Kathmandu and situated at an elevation of 2100 meters, Nagarkot is one of the beautiful hillsides in Nepal. Nagarkot is famous for the panoramic Himalayas and sunrise-sunset views. Nagarkot is located on top of the ridge that surrounded by thickly forested hills of pine trees which give you an idyllic sense. Nagarkot has a wide range of hotels, resorts and lodges from non-star to 5-star luxury accommodations such as Hotel Club Himalaya, Mystic Mountain Resort, Country Villa Hotel and many more are established in this village. 

Nagarkot offers stunningly beautiful views of the mighty Annapurna range, Mount Manaslu, Langtang Himal, Jugal Himal, Numbur Himal, Ganesh Himal and the Rolwaling ranges with Mount Everest in the far distance can be seen from Nagarkot View Tower on a clear day. 

Nagarkot village also provides a lot of hiking opportunities for those active nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts who would like to spend quality time on the lap of nature. Nagarkot eco-trail along with Nagarkot panoramic hiking trail is one of the most popular hikes in Nagarkot. You can also do Paragliding with Everest's view in Nagarkot.

Situated in a well-planned location, Nagarkot was an ancient fort of the Kathmandu valley built to monitor the external activities of other kingdoms of the Himalaya. Later, it became a summer retreat for the royal family before becoming popular as an international hill station.

Accommodation during the Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking Tour

Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking Tour package includes 3 nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu on a standard hotel with breakfast. Accommodation in Kathmandu has a wide range of hotels and resorts, especially in Thamel known as a best touristic hub, there are many non-stars to 5-stars hotels, guesthouses, lodges, and resorts are available. Please let us know if you want to upgrade your accommodation in Kathmandu.

During the Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking Tour, we will provide the best available lodges on full board (breakfast, lunch, and dinner). On the first day of our hike, we will stay in a beautiful village called Chisapani.  This village has limited lodges and guesthouses, with basic facilities including cozy rooms with attached bathrooms, Internet Wi-Fi, comfortable beds with neat and clean bedsheets and warm blankets.  The lodge’s restaurant serves authentic and delicious meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner). The next day, we will hike from Chisapani village to Nagarkot village, there are many nice and luxury hotels, lodges and guesthouses in Nagarkot village. We will provide one of the best lodges on the full board. On the day third, we will hike from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel, another beautiful and amazing hill station with a wide range of hotels, resorts, and guesthouses. We will provide one of the best guesthouses on the full board. On the day forth of our hike, we will hike from Dhulikhel to Namo Buddha and concludes the hike with two hours’ drive to Kathmandu. 

Meals and Drinking Water 

In Kathmandu, the trek package includes breakfast, tea/coffee and 2 bottles of mineral water a day. You can enjoy every day’s breakfast at any time from 6:30 AM to 10 AM at our hotel. During the Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking Tour, the hiking package includes meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) and lodge accommodations. Meals during the hike will be mostly the authentic Nepalese dishes like rice, curry, lentil, vegetable, spicy free pickles, curd, plain chapatti and etc. Other cuisines like continental, Tibetan and Indian are also available. These meals will be served as per the menu of the lodge. Besides that, you can buy bars, bread, cookies, and hot chocolates, extra on the trail on your own. In Kathmandu, we will offer a farewell dinner at the end of the trip to celebrate the grand success of your great journey.

Regarding the drinking water, during the Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking Tour, drinking water can be easily found everywhere, every two to three hours you can buy pure and safe drinking water from the local teashops. Also, you can get hot water from the lodge and fill in your bottle every time it gets empty. So, do carry a reusable water bottle with yourself. We request you not to buy mineral water bottles (plastic) on the way as it will help in preserving the nature of this beautiful region. Moreover, you can also carry water purifier tablets or SteriPen with you to purify the water. 

Difficulty and Physical Fitness

Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking Tour is a short and easy hike around the Kathmandu valley. We have organized Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking Tour for the people of varied age differences. Even though, it is a short and easy trek, you are required to be in good shape and with professional guidance by our crew, anyone with a reasonably fit health will be able to enjoy Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking Tour. Previous trekking or hiking experience is not required for this trek. 

Best Season for the Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking Tour 

The best seasons for the Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking Tour are autumn (from September to November) and spring (from mid-March to mid-May). During these seasons, the weather will be warm and clear with spectacular views. If you want to avoid the rush time and crowds then winter (December to February) will be an ideal time to go on this trek. Monsoon season (June to Aug) makes everything unclear and slippery.  

How much luggage can I take during the Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking Tour?

Since the trek is quite easy and short, it is not necessary to bring a lot of things for this trek and since the lodges during the trek provide cozy beds with warm enough blankets, it is not necessary to bring a sleeping bag. The weight limit for your hiking pack is 10 kg per trekker, if you are two trekkers there will be one porter from our company and our porter will carry both of your luggage that should be 20kg max. You can carry your daypack on your own, that should be around 5 kg. On your daypack please only carry what are essentials for the hike such as camera, water bottles, and other valuable belongings. You can leave your unnecessary stuff either at your hotel in Kathmandu or at the Alpine Eco Trek store for free and it will be completely safe. Our leader will recheck everything (Luggage, equipment, etc.) in our briefing time one day before the trip departure.

Gears for the Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking Tour

Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking Tour is a short and easy trek in Nepal, also the nearest destination from the capital city of Kathmandu valley so that you do not need to bring any special gear from home for this trek. You can buy or rent most of the hiking gears in Kathmandu at a reasonable price. We at Alpine Eco Trek recommend you to arrange a pair of walking shoes (sports will be fine), trousers, socks, one warm jacket, t-shirts and a long-sleeved shirt, Sunscreen, small backpack, torch (flashlight), Camera, memory card and battery charger( spare batteries) and one quick-drying towel. 

Extra Personal Expenses on Trek

For the Lunch, dinner, drinks, and shopping in Kathmandu and snacks, hot and cold drinks and tipping your guide and porter during the Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking Tour it would be wise to bring some extra money (in local currency) which you can exchange in Kathmandu.  

Do I need Insurance for the Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking Tour?

Since the Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking tour is short and sweet and easy road access, it is not mandatory to have travel insurance for this trek but traveling is an investment and we believe that insurance makes your investment secure. And, It is also a condition of joining any of our treks that be protected against comprehensive expenses potential to incur due to medical issues, loss of your things or accidents (to include helicopter rescue, air ambulance, and treatment costs). Please be noted that we do not arrange or sell insurance.

Also, a relaxed trip is not possible without good travel insurance. In the event of any sickness or injury, the cost of emergency treatment and evacuation is shocking. Therefore, travel insurance is recommended for everyone who signs up any trips with us. Please kindly provide us your copy of the insurance policy (e.g. your insurance certificate) or carry it with you while you come on the trip. 

Nepal Visa Information 

USD 30 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 15 days.
USD 50 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days.
USD 125 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 100 days.
Regardless of the provision stated in 1(a) and 1(b), travelers with a passport from South Asian
Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations is not required to pay the visa fee for 30 days. However, Indian citizens do not require a visa to enter into Nepal. More information for Nepal Visa

Why go with Alpine Eco Trek?

Alpine Eco Trek offers the Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking Tour in a unique way. We take our guests like family members, and for us, this is not only a business but, also a way to connect and know people from different parts of the world. Our exclusively designed Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking tour itinerary gives you all of the Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking tour experience. We guarantee you that, with our local team, you will complete this trek without having any issues, and get back to your home with a sweet and beautiful experience and lifelong memory.

Price for the Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking Tour?

For the up-to-date and competitive pricing for the Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking tour, please contact us, we have an attractive discount for a small group of family traveling with senior citizens and kids.  

Need Customize This Trip?

If the above itinerary couldn't meet your needs, we can design a tailor-made itinerary to suit your needs. It is also possible to combine with some other activities such as white water rafting and wildlife safari or Bhutan tours and Tibet tours.

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