7 days City Tour and Short Trekking around Kathmandu Valley

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Name City Tour and short Trekking around Kathmandu Valley/3 days Chisapani Trek
Transportation options Private vehicle
Maximum Altitude 2175m
Best Season February-May end & August- December
Meals Breakfast in Kathmandu hotel Breakfast Lunch Dinner during trekking.
Accommodation Hotels in Kathmandu Tea House during trekking.
Trekking hours Approximately 5-6hr a day
Protected Area Shivapuri National Park
Major Attractions Mountain Flight,Pashupatintah Temple,Baudhhanath Temple,SwayambuNath Temple,Kathmandu Durbar Square,Bhaktapur Durbar Square,Nagarkot,ChanguNarayan.
City Tour and Short Trekking around Kathmandu Valley

City tour and short trekking around Kathmandu valley is obviously an interesting combination of sightseeing in ancient Kathmandu valley and trekking around the nearby valley. Kathmandu is a historical and cultural city full of monuments, temples and ancient royal palaces rich in ancient archeological works. The Kathmandu valley is a UNESCO World Heritage sites for its cultural and historical importance.

Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square are ancient royal palaces full of ancient heritage, temples, and sculptures. Pashupatinath is one of the most religious temples for Hindus all around the globe. Baudhhanath is the largest stupa of Nepal which is highly religious for the Buddhist community. Swayambhunath is ancient monuments highly respectful for both Buddhist and Hindu community. The ancient old market is still busy and crowded with the same magnitude. It is the place where you can see traditional and modern vendors doing business together with their own specialty.

Moreover, all three valleys have small hills in on all direction it is a good idea to combine trekking trip around this region. Langtang is the nearest trekking region from Kathmandu, so it is a great opportunity as well to enjoy the Langtang Himal ranges in short span of time.

Short 2-3 days trekking around Nagarkot, Chisapani, Dhulikhel, Namobudhha is very popular among the trekker and traveler. Chitlang, Chandragiri can be other option. City tour and short trekking around Kathmandu valley highly displays the cultural and natural difference in between Kathmandu valley and its nearby surrounding. Nearby, Shivapuri National park is very appealing with dense forest home to wild mammals and birds.

City tour and short trekking around Kathmandu valley bring the countryside lifestyle and modern lifestyle in a single place. Easy, short and cheap idea to experience both trekking and city tour in single itinerary. Instead of trekking, one can do cycling around the region as well.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1 International Arrival
Day 2 Mountain Flight in the Early Morning Sightseeing around Kathmandu.
Day 3 Drive to Sundarijal and trek to Chisapani
Day 4 Trek from Chisapani to Nagarkot
Day 5 Trek from Nagarkot to Changu Narayan and Drive to Bhaktapur
Day 6 Sightseeing in Bhaktapur and Drive back to Kathmandu
Day 7 International Departure

Note: This is a standard itinerary proposed for general travelers which can be modified upon request of clients. The day to day itinerary can be changed as well depending upon the timing of International Arrival and Departure.

Detailed Day to Day Itinerary

We will drive you straight to your hotel in private vehicle as soon as you land at Tribhuvan International Airport at Kathmandu. We will give short briefing on our final agreed program and if you are the first time traveler in Nepal we provide general information on restaurant, ATM, money exchanges until we meet for next day.

Early in the morning before breakfast we drive you to domestic Airport for mountain flight to see the magnificent mountains and peak across Himalaya ranges .After breakfast in your hotel the day starts for sightseeing around Kathmandu valley with highly qualified tour guide. Kathmandu Durbar square is ancient Royal palace courtyard decorated with lots of archeological heritages. The site carries a lot of historical and cultural value. The next spot will Swayambhunath a religious monument equally cherished by Hindus and Buddhists. Then We visit religious temple Pashupatinath a holy site for Hindu community all across the globe. The final will be Baudhhanath the largest Stupa of Nepal highly cherished by Buddhist.

We drive eastward for about one and half hour of Kathmandu valley to reach Sundarijal a gateway to Shivapuri National Park. The trekking starts gradual uphill into dense forest of oak, rhododendron and pine to reach Chisapnai which approximately takes about 6 hr easy walk. The forest is habitat for Himalayan black bear,leopard,and rhesus monkey including numerous pheasants. Chisapani is an ideal spot to enjoy the magnificent view of Langtang and Ganesh Himal ranges.On clear day you may see nice view of Gaurishankar and Annapurna as well.

It is about 6 hr easy trek from Chisapani to Nagarkot .The trail is mostly gradual downhill from Chisapani passing by the terraced crop fields, a great opportunity to experience a countryside lifestyle of Nepal. Nagarkot is well developed hill station at height of 2100m with numerous lodges and hotels open to serve tourists. It has been popular nearby destination for internal tourist to relax on weekend due to wonderful views of mountain ranges.

Trekking from Nagarkot to Changu Narayan is about 4 hr easy walk which again gives extra-ordinary experience of countryside. Being so near to busy city, It is hard to believe such a raw and traditional lifestyle people opting in this region. Trekking on terraced farm fields and passing by numerous indigenous communities we reach Changu Narayan temple again another world heritage site. After short exploration around we drive to another traditional city Bhaktapur.

Bhaktapur is so rich in culture, tradition and monuments even a whole day can be short to explore this city. Bhaktapur Durbar Square used to be royal courtyard for ancient rulers so it has a lot of monuments, temples and sculptures with high archeological and historical significance. Even now lots of people are engaged on traditional crafting business. After understanding and exploring some traditional values and cultures we drive back to Kathmandu. You can spend evening walking on Thamel Street which is always happening place for tourists.

Our office representative will be in your hotel 3 hour prior your flight time to drop you at Tribhuvan Internationa Airport.

what's included?

  • All Airport Transfers.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with Bed and Breakfast.
  • Tea House Accommodation during Trekking.
  • 3 Meals in Trekking Breakfast Lunch & Dinner.
  • Air and Road transportation as per the agreement made.
  • All the necessary trekking staffs and porters for the trekking including 1 English speaking guide.
  • All the paper works and documents required for the trekking including all the permits.
  • Sleeping Bag.
  • Salary, wages, food, accommodation and transportation of all the Nepalese staffs during trekking.
  • Insurance of all the Nepalese staffs during trekking.
  • First Aid Kit Bag(specially for Nepali staffs).
  • All local taxes and fares.

What's not included?

  • International Flight Fare.
  • Visa fees.
  • Travel Insurance (mandatory) of all the clients that needs to cover medical and Helicopter evacuation.
  • Expenses of Personal nature (Laundry bill/Telephone bill/Equipment Charging Bill/Bar bill etc).
  • Expenses incurred due to the unexpected situation (Strike/Natural calamities).
  • Tip to trekking staffs.
  • All Expenses not mentioned on Cost Includes section.


Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.