On reaching departure air terminal on landing at Kathmandu / international airport. Our staff and guide receives you for short transfer to respective hotels in the heart of Kathmandu city. After checking into your rooms, getting refreshed join with other members for group briefing. Provided by our guide or staff the briefing includes all important subjects related to hiking, includes information of Kathmandu and hotels. Evening a group welcome dinner in an authentic Nepalese restaurants, an introduction to Nepali meals and cultures.
Morning after breakfast, the city / cultural guide will meet you at the hotel for tour around Kathmandu World Heritage Sites. As well visiting interesting places of steeped with history and culture. After the tour back at the hotel, preparation for Nagarkot Dhlikhel Hiking.
A short morning drive to the east Kathmandu city and valley rim, reaching a small town at Sundarijal. From here a short climb to a beautiful cool forest reaching the entrance of Shivapuri National Park. Located amidst waterfronts of clean fresh running streams and waterfalls, the walk leads up to a nice farm village.
Having short rest, walk continues into a dense forest and then climb to the high ridge of Chisapani. A small settlement within a beautiful scenic surroundings of rolling hills, lovely forest with views of Himalayan peaks. Overnight in a nice mountain lodge, with time to enjoy stunning sunset’s views over an array of snow peaks.
A long day walk of about six hours to Nagarkot hill town, early morning catch the striking sunrise that reflects on chain of white Himalayan peaks. Walk follows on the ridges covered in dense woods of tall rhododendron, pines and firs.
On leaving the forest reaching an open farm land of Chowki Bhanjyang, the route leads to Jarsing Pawa village. As walk continues having lunch break then short climb to Nagarkot Hill, and transfer to a nice lodge or resorts.
Enjoy the sweeping panorama of Himalayan peaks with time to browse around the hill town of Nagarkot. As well enjoying the sunset’s views, and have a pleasant evening in the comfort of a nice lodge balcony.
Waking early for the glorious sunrise views with range of Himalayan peaks from Manaslu, Ganesh and Langtang Himal. Includes grand look of Mt. Gaurishankar and Melung Tse peaks, as far towards Mt. Everest in the Far East direction.
Enjoying marvelous morning scenery, having breakfast with backdrop of Himalayan peaks. Last day hiking as well the longest hour’s walks, leaving Nagarkot as the views of snow-peaks follows throughout the hike.
Heading further east with slow steep climb and descending from one lovely village to another farm areas. Walk continues through cool shade of forest and terraced farm fields and ending the hike reaching Dhulikhel for overnight stop.
Enjoy the lovely comfort of a nice hotels, with time to browse the 500 years old Newari town enriched with beautiful arts and crafts. Once can observe on the old house doors and windows, as well around the town squares. Dhulikhel is famous for panoramic views of Himalayan chain of peaks, facing Langtang and Jugal Himal range.
Morning another opportunity for views of sunrise over series of snow-capped peaks, having breakfast a short drive to holy Namobuddha. A beautiful tranquil environment, the sacred spot where Gautama Buddha renamed this village which is henceforth the name Namo Buddha. Which means Homage to Buddha.
The legendary story, is in early days when Matriya Buddha (Future Buddha) once came across a hungry feeble tigress with young cubs, the tigress was weak to hunt and feed her young ones. Where Buddha offered his own flesh to feed the frail tigress and her cubs. After an exciting tour of the monasteries and shrines of great religious and cultural interest. The drive leads to nice old farm town of Panauti, and then back to Kathmandu. After a wonderful mesmerizing moments on Chisapani, Nagarkot and Dhulikhel Hiking.
After an enjoyable and most mesmerizing adventure in Nepal and around the valley rim Hills. Hiking Chisapani, Nagarkot and Dhulikhel. As time for departure, our staff transfer you to international airport for flight homeward bound or to next port of call.
Age is no bar for this short moderate trek for a week duration, family with young kids and elderly people can join. But all needs to be physically fit and in sound health to cope with ups and downhill walks. Rest of the walks is normal spending overnights in a nice lodge with comprehensive food menu to enjoy.
For young infants, can hire extra porter to carry the kids if required, especially on ups and downhill.
Nearly all villages and lodges have electricity from Hydro or Solar power, where one can charge their electronic items. As for internet and cell phone communications, every lodges have the Wi-Fi and internet services, but can be quite disturbing sometimes due to weather and location wise.
From Chisapani onwards to Dhulikhel, enjoy the comfort of nice lodges and guest house. As well with warm traditional hospitality in every overnight stops, people can choose from budget, standard to luxury lodges.
The foods are well served in a large cozy dining hall, can choose various items of foods from the menu with wide range of meals and snacks to choose from. Serves Continental, Chinese, Indian, Tibetan and Nepali foods, as well Mexican, Italian, Korean or Japanese in some lodge restaurants. Includes fresh bakery products also.
On the average is 5-6 hours covering 10 to 12 km, but from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel is about 16 k.m. / 10 miles. But the walk is enjoyable with much to see as the snow mountain range follows throughout the hikes.
Dhulikhel and Nagarkot are the major tourist spots of Nepal, located eastern rim of Kathmandu valley. Famous and popular destinations for domestic as well for foreign visitors. One of scenic and picturesque hill station, provides all types of modern facilities to enjoy along with grand vista of Himalayan peaks.
Nagarkot and Dhulikhel is an excellent introduction to experience local cultures with spectacular Himalayan backdrops. It is worth visiting either Nagarkot or Dhulikhel as well both exciting places to enjoy few days vacations.