8 Days

Kathmandu Valley Tour is a short hiking tour that takes visitors to some of the beautiful places in Kathmandu and adjoining areas.

The Kathmandu Valley Tour, also known as short hiking around Kathmandu valley, is truly a beautiful trekking area. It is ideal for those who have limited time and can be visit without any risk of natural calamities during the journey. The trekking trail is ideal for every age group and those who are looking for short and normal elevation level hiking.

Additionally, the visitors can experience typical cultures of local people and enjoy their authentic hospitality.  Visitors can have the view of forests, green landscape, farming land along with traditional lifestyle of local people.

Chisapani, is the first day destination from Kathmandu and it lies in the northern part of Kathmandu Valley. The way to Chisapani from Kathmandu is half way uphill; and the next half is downhill. Visitors will stay overnight at Chisapni which is a gateway to Gosaikunda in Rasuwa.

Next day, after having breakfast, the visitors will head towards Nagarkot, which lies in Bhaktapur district. It is 32 km from Kathmandu. They will pass through forests and enjoy different flora and fauna, if the weather is favorable. They can see the views of different peaks including Ganesh, Manaslu, Lantang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Shisa Pangma and Gauri Shankar, among others. The hiking from Chisapani to Nagarkot is some 7 hours of walk. Visitors will stay the second night at Nagarkot, a famous destination to have majestic views of sunrise and sunset. People normally visit Nagarkot for weekend. Many good hotels, resorts, restaurants are available as per the choice of the visitors.


Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m)

Reception in Kathmandu Airport and transportation to Hotel, O/N in Hotel with BB.

Day 2: Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m), 6-7 hours

After breakfast, the trekkers will move to Pokhara in a private vehicle or a tourist bus. They can enjoy the trip with the views of mountains, rivers, waterfalls, green forests, farm terraces and villages on the way, O/N in hotel with BB.

Day 3: Pokhara to Nayapool drive and trek to Tikhedhunga (1540m), 4-5 hours

After breakfast, trekkers take a short drive to Nayapool where all the luggage and required items are packed. Then, they walk to Tikhadhunga. The walk to Birethanti from Nayapul is easy with the view of adjoining river and villages, O/N in Tikhedhunga.

Day 4 :Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (3200m), 6-7 hours

After having breakfast, trekkers move uphill with 3100 stone steps up to Ulleri. They can enjoy trekking along with the view of amazing landscape, beautiful flowers, flora and fauna till they reach Ghorepani where an excellent view of mountains including Annapurna, Dhaulagiri can be seen, O/N in a local lodge.

Day 5: Hike to Poon Hill and Trek to Tadapani (2700m), 5-6 hours

Early in the morning (around 4 am), the trekkers will hike up to Poon hill to see the sunrise. The trekking to Poon hill from Ghorepani takes some 4 hours up and down on the way. Majestic views of sunrise can be seen from the hill. Trekkers can take pictures of sunrise to capture the memorable moments. Then, they return to the lodge at Ghorepani for the breakfast and trek down to Tadapani, O/N in local lodge.

Day 6 :Tadapani to Sinuwa (2340m), 6-7 hours

After breakfast, trekkers trek down towards Sinuwa. The trail goes to Chomrong, a village. Then, the trekkers steep downhill to the bottom of the hill, Then, they continue to climbing up to Sinuwa, O/N in a local lodge.

Day 7: Sinuwa to Deurali (3230m), 6 hours

After breakfast, the trekking is an easy walk through a forest up to Bamboo, a village and later the trekkers walk up to Dovan. Then, they climb to Deurali, O/N in a local lodge.

Day 8: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m), 5 hours

After breakfast, trekkers start the day with a steady climb up the valley till they reach Machhapuchhare Base Camp. Here, they can choose whether to stay here or take a climb to ABC. The climb to ABC can be better for those feeling fit and healthy.

Day 9: Base Camp to Bamboo (2340m), 6 hours

After breakfast, trekkers return to Bamboo following the same trail in a reverse direction. The trail drops to 1700m to the bank of the Modi Khola and Bamboo. Trekkers can find many tea houses and lodges, O/N in Bamboo.

Day 10: Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (Jhinu Hot Spring) (1780m), 5 hours

After breakfast, the trekkers will head uphill in several many stone steps reach a ridge. Then it is an easy walk to Sinuwa. Then, the trekkers drop to the bottom of the hill before climbing Chomrong where trekkers can take lunch. The trekkers trek to Jhinu which is quite steep one. After walking some 15 minutes downhill, they can enjoy hot spring on the bank of a river.

Day 11: Jhinu Danda to Nayapul, 5 hours, and drive back to Pokhara, 1.30 hour

After breakfast, trekkers will walk right side of Modi Khola for some 5 hours to Birethanti which can be considered one of the best and the most relaxing walks of the entire Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Upon reaching Nayapool, trekkers can take a private vehicle and drive back to Pokhara where they can stay overnight in a hotel.

Day 12: Pokhara to Kathmandu

Trekkers have option to fly or drive back to Kathmandu, O/N in hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 13: Departure

Visitors/trekkers can fly back to their countries or can extend their Nepal trip exploring worth-seeing places which are in abundance in Nepal.

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