Kathmandu Valley Rim Trekking


Overview

The Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek is a popular trekking route located near the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. The trek offers stunning views of the surrounding hills and valleys and is a great destination for those looking for a moderate hike with cultural experiences.

The trek typically begins in the city of Kathmandu and takes you through picturesque villages, lush forests, and terraced farmlands. The trail offers panoramic views of the surrounding hills and valleys, and a chance to explore the traditional culture and lifestyles of the local people.

The highlight of the trek is the breathtaking views of the Kathmandu Valley from various hilltops along the route. From these vantage points, you can observe the city below, as well as the majestic peaks of the Himalayas in the distance.

The Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek is suitable for individuals of all ages and fitness levels and can be completed in just a few days. It is a great way to escape the bustling city and immerse oneself in the natural beauty of the region.

In conclusion, the Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek is a popular trekking route located near the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. It offers stunning views of the surrounding hills and valleys and is a great destination for those looking for a moderate hike with cultural experiences. The trek is suitable for individuals of all ages and fitness levels and provides a great way to escape the city, stay active, and immerse oneself in the natural beauty of the region.

 

Fact of the Kathmandu valley Rim Trekking
Accommodation:- Hotel in Kathmandu and Hiking
Transportation: Private Car/Van ( option – Public transportation)
Grade:- Easy
Best time to visit:- All over the year
Culture: Kathe(Kathmandu Hilly)
Elevation up to:- Shivapuri Bhanjyang (2425m.)
Trip start/end: TIA ( Kathmandu Airport)
Hike start:- Sundarijal
Hike end:- Dhulikhel
Group size:- minimum 1 person


Highlight of Kathmandu Valley Rim Trekking
1.Cultural Diversity: The Kathmandu Valley Rim trekking route passes through various villages and settlements where you can observe the cultural diversity of Nepal. You can witness the traditional lifestyle of the Tamang, Newari, and Gurung communities who are the major ethnic groups living in the region.
2.Panoramic Views: The trekking route offers stunning panoramic views of the Himalayan ranges including Mt. Everest, Langtang, Ganesh Himal, and Annapurna range. The scenic beauty of the region is a treat for nature lovers and adventure seekers.
3.UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Kathmandu Valley is home to seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites which include the Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swyambhunath Stupa, Changunarayan, Bhaktapur Durbar square and the Kathmandu Durbar Square. The trekking route passes through some of these sites, and you can get a glimpse of the rich cultural heritage of Nepal.
4.Remote Villages: The trekking route passes through remote villages and settlements where you can interact with the locals and experience their way of life. You can also try local delicacies and experience the hospitality of the Nepalese people.
5.Easy Accessibility: The Kathmandu Valley Rim Trekking route is easily accessible from Kathmandu city. You can start the trek from different points, and the route can be customized as per your preference and time availability.


Outline Itinerary of Kathmandu valley Rim Trekking
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing Tour
Day 03: Drive to Sundarijal and Trek to Chisapani(2194m.)
Day 04: Trek to Nagarkot (2175m.)
Day 05: Hike to Dhulikhel
Day 06: Drive back to Kathmandu via Namobudhha, Panauti and Bhaktapur
Day 07: Free Morning and Departure

 

Details Itinerary

Details Itinerary for Kathmandu valley Rim Trekking

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your hotel. You can rest and relax for the day, or explore the streets of Kathmandu on your own.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour
Today, you will have a full-day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu city, where you will visit some of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Pashupatinath MahadevdevTemple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swyambhunath Stupa (monkey temple), and Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square. You will also have time to prepare for the trek and do some last-minute shopping.
Day 03: Drive to Sundarijal and Trek to Chisapani (2194m.)
After breakfast, we will drive to Sundarijal, which is about an hour's drive from Kathmandu. From here, we will start our trek towards Chisapani. The trail passes through a dense forest of oak and rhododendron, and we will reach Chisapani after a 4–5-hour trek. Overnight stay at a hotel in Chisapani.
Day 04: Trek to Nagarkot (2175m.)
Today, we will trek towards Nagarkot, which is a popular hill station known for its panoramic views of the Himalayan ranges. The trek passes through small villages and settlements, and we will reach Nagarkot after a 6–7-hour trek. Overnight stay at a teahouse in Nagarkot.
Day 05: Hike to Dhulikhel
Today, we will hike to Dhulikhel, which is another popular hill station known for its breathtaking views of the Himalayan ranges. The trek passes through scenic landscapes and offers a chance to observe the local way of life. Overnight stay at a teahouse in Dhulikhel.
Day 06: Drive back to Kathmandu via Namobuddha, Panauti, kailashnath mahadev statue, Changunarayan temple and Bhaktapur
Drive back to Kathmandu via Namo buddha, a Buddhist pilgrimage site, Panauti, a traditional Newari town, Kailashnath Mahadev Statue, the world's tallest Shiva statue, Changunarayan Temple, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, and Bhaktapur, known for its ancient architecture and culture.
Day 07: Free Morning and Departure
Today is a free day for you to explore the city on your own or do some last-minute shopping. Our representative from Best Trekking in Nepal will transfer you to the TIA airport for your departure flight.

Price Cover

The cost includes:

• Arrival to departure private car/van transportation.
• 2/3 star hotel accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu.
• Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) during the hike with a cup of tea/coffee.
• Tourist standard hotel accommodation in Chisapani, Nagarkot, and Dhulikhel.
• Government-licensed experienced and friendly guide and porter (2 trekkers = 1 Porter).
• Hiking map, Company T-shirt and trip achievement certificate by our agency
• Shivapuri National Park permit fee.
• Welcome dinner and Farewell dinner.
• Monuments entrance fees and tour guide for sightseeing tour in UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
• Government taxes & office service charge.

The cost excludes:

• International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
• Nepal entry visa.
• Lunch and evening meals in cities, except during the trek.
• Travel and rescue insurance.
• Personal expenses.
• Tips for driver, guide, and porter.

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Category: Hiking
Duration: 7 Days
Average price: US$ 500 only *per person
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