Hiking in Nepal

The Kathmandu Valley has a tier of green mountain wall surrounding it. It is situated at 1,348 m above the sea level and covers an area of 218 square miles. The Kathmandu Valley consists of three towns Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur. You’ll see snow-capped peaks in winter surrounding the city.

Bungamati

Bungmati Khokana Hiking

A village with a difference Bungamati, a small typical Newari village which is situated about 12 kilometer south from the heart of Kathmandu city. The ancient village came into existence as early in the 7th century but developed in 16th century. This village has many more master wood carver and sculpture producers. It used to be an autonomous province in Kathmandu valley. Regardless of the rapid changes in lifestyle of the urban population and the globalized way of living, this villagers have remained untouched by modern waves. 

Jamacho Hiking Non touristic area in Kathmandu valley
Jamacho Hiking Non touristic area

Jamacho Hiking

About ten kilometers away from the main city and situated about 2000m from the sea level. From where, we can see the exotic views of the Kathmandu valley. It is also known as Nagarjun mountain. Nepal`s ex-king and his family is living on the way to the mountain since 2008. Nagarjun mountain is preserved by the Government of Nepal as a Nagarjun Preserved Forest. It is also called Rani ban. We will be encountered pheasants, deer, monkey and other animals. We will be walking about three hours up to the mountain. From where, we will see a popular Buddhist pilgrimage site.

Kakani Hiking with breathtaking scenery
Kakani Hiking breathtaking scenery

Kakani Hiking

Kakani is not much of a tourist destination in northern part of the Kathmandu valley. It is in Nuwakot district, 29 km. away from Kathmandu and the elevation is about 2100 m. from the sea level. One can see the mountain landscape of central Nepal, a vast collection of majestic peaks stretching from Ganesh Himal to the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. There is an unusually perfect blending of the imposing mountain scenery with the more sylvan environment of the lower valleys. Rhododendrons growing wild on the mountain slopes begin to bloom …

Nagarkot Sightseeing
Nagarkot Sightseeing

Nagarkot Dhulikhel Hiking

Among all the places for mountain viewing in the Kathmandu Valley, Nagarkot and Dhulikhel are usually considered to be the best. The view goes from Dhaulagiri in the west to Kanchenjunga in the east. On a clear day, you can see Mt. Everest (Sagamatha). You can also see Manaslu (8,848m), Ganesh Himal (7,111m), and Langtang (7,246m). Many people go up to Nagarkot and Dhulikhel for Hiking to see the panoramic views of the Himalaya, Villages and then get-up at dawn to see the sunrise view also. Nagarkot is situated about 35km east of Kathmandu, on the Northeast …

Pataleban Hiking
Pataleban Hiking

Pataleban Hiking

Pataleban in Nepali means “thin forest”, a place to enjoy mesmerizing views of sunset. You can see the Himalayan range of Annapurna, Manaslu and Ganesh himal. Passing through the community forest of Pataleban, though a moderate hike, 40 minutes walk uphill through the forest and is well known for bird watching. It is quite pleasant with the chirping of birds, beautiful views and fresh air. Other attractions of this place are the Indradaha and Manakamana (wish fulfilling goddess) temple. Pataleban is a shelters many bird species such as …

Champadevi Hiking
Champadevi Hiking

Champadevi Hiking

Champadevi Hiking is one of the popular day hiking with beautiful views in the southern hill of Kathmandu Valley. This hill is the third highest hill in the Kathmandu Valley, at the elevation of 2285 meters above the sea level. It is also a great destination to see Annapurna, Langtang, Gaurishankar, Ganesh Himal, Jugal and others snow-capped mountains as we get higher. On a clear day, you can view Mount Everest as well. It is the major attraction of this tour. The view is spectacular from the top and beautiful himalayan peaks …