Kathmandu Valley Rim Trekking, 6 Days
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Kathmandu Valley Rim Trekking, 6 Days

Days: 6 / Difficulty: 2 of 5 (Moderate)
Min Group Size: 1 / Max Group Size: 12

Kathmandu Valley Rim Trekking is a short trek around the Kathmandu Valley. Nagarkot boasts as a great viewpoint for the sunset and sunrise view over the mountains like Mt. Everest (8848m), Gaurishankar (7134m), Langtang (7227m), Dorje Lakpa (6966m) and many more. It is one of the most beautiful trekking routes offering with divine natural beauty, charming culture and lifestyle and panoramic mountain views.

Our trek starts with a scenic drive to Changunarayan Temple which is one of the oldest temples and is listed as a world heritage site. The temple also reflects brilliant architectural proficiency and religious significance. The trek resumes with a scenic drive to Nagarkot. The famous viewpoint offers enchanting views of sunrise and sunset over the distinguished Himalayas in the nation. From Nagarkot, we will walk to Chisapani then to the Shivapuri. We will get chance to see the diverse flora and fauna of Shivapuri National Park and then we will continue to one of the famous holiday destinations near Kathmandu Valley, Kakani. It is one of the shortest and most adventurous treks around Kathmandu Valley. The trek is a pleasant blend of every hallmark of a typical trek in Nepal. Albeit short, the trek entails the mesmerizing view of the Himalayas along with rich culture along the trekking trail. The diverse landscapes throughout the trek are a delightful introduction with the blend of gorgeous rivers and lush vegetation to accompany us for its entirety.

With more than 15 years of experience, Swiss Family Treks and Expedition is a company with great stature in the front of travel and tourism in Nepal. We are driven to provide our clients with the best possible services and our track record is evidence that we stay true to our words. Our fluent English-speaking guides are familiar with the trekking routes and are always ready to offer any sort of help. 

Fact of the Trek

Trek Region
Hills And Valley Around Kathmandu
Type of Trek
Private Trip
6 Days
Highest Elevation
2,725 m (8,940 ft)
Full board during the trek
4* Hotel in Kathmandu & Lodge during the trek
Best Season
Spring (March-April-May) & Autumn (Sep-Oct-Nov)
Transportation by
Private Vehicle

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Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu 1338m

On your arrival at Kathmandu, one of our representatives will pick you up and escort you to the hotel. You can rest and prepare for the trek during the remaining time of the day. Overnight at a 4-star hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Changunarayan 45 minutes and trek to Nagarkot 1932m/2 hours
After having our breakfast, we will drive to Changu Narayan in our private vehicle. Changunarayan is one of the oldest temples which was built in the 4th century and is one of the UNESCO enlisted world heritage sites. It is a famous temple of Lord Vishnu built in classical Pagoda Style. From Changunarayan, it almost one and half hour trek to Nagarkot, which is a famous vantage point for the sunset and sunrise over the mountains like Ganesh Himal (7422m), Gaurishankar (7134m), Jugal Himal range, Langtang range, and other snow-capped Himalayas. Overnight at Hotel Country Villa in Nagarkot.

Day 3: Trek from Nagarkot to Chisapani 2215m/6-7 hours 
After enjoying the stunning sunrise view from the Nagarkot viewpoint, we will trek to Chisapani. After having our breakfast, we will leave Nagarkot in the early morning and start our trek to Chisapani. We will walk through the dense rhododendron forests, cross numerous waterfalls, small settlement areas and temples on our way. We can also interact with the locals and enjoy the beautiful views of Langtang (7227m) and Mt. Everest (8848m) on our way. Overnight at a Lodge in Chisapani.

Day 4: Trek from Chisapani to Shivapuri 2725m/5-6 hours
We will hike to Shivapuri which will take us around five to six hours. We will walk along the dense forests and few settlements having tea houses. We will encounter fast flowing waterfalls, temples, and dams on our way. We will also cross Mulkharka which is a famous Tamang settlement. You can stroll around the area to observe the lifestyle of the inhabitants. Overnight at a Hotel in Shivapuri.

Day 5: Trek from Shivapuri to Kakani 2030m/5-6 hours and drive back to Kathmandu 2 hours
The descending trail along the forested landscapes will take us to one of the most ancient Gorkhalis villages, Kakani. It is a famous vantage point of the major mountain peaks in the Nuwakot District. It is also a famed recreational destination. We can enjoy the magnificent views of the mountains like Ganesh Himal (7422m), Annapurna (8091m), Manaslu (8163m), Dhaulagiri ranges etc. along with the views of lush green forests and rolling hills. We will also visit the British Gurkhas welfare bungalow. From Kakani, we will drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at a 4-star Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 6: Departure from Kathmandu 
After breakfast depending on your schedule transfer to International Airport. A company representative will drop you at Tribhuvan International Airport for your scheduled flight.

Pricing for Group Size Basis: (Private Tour)
All inclusive Trek Price for single trekker; USD 1050
All inclusive Trek Price for 2 trekkers basis; USD 950 per person
All inclusive Trek Price for 3 trekkers basis; USD 850 per person
All inclusive Trek Price for 4 trekkers basis; USD 750 per person

Join with us on a Kathmandu Valley Rim Trekking in 2024/2025.

Customize Your Trek: This is a general itinerary, which can always individually be “tailormade”. The trek package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, For more information please e-mail us at snftnepal@yahoo.de

Note: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks & Expedition GmbH. The charges must be paid by the clients themselves.

Price starts from/Adult Status *
USD 750
EUR 699
SFr 694
GBP 585
AUD 1.118
CAD 998
Trip is available
* Dates can be flexible, please contact us for individual dates.

Our Trek Package Cost includes:
* Airport/Hotel/Airport pick up and transfer by private car/van.
* 2 nights deluxe accommodation in single/double/twin bed sharing basis with breakfast at 4* Hotel Kathmandu Guest House in Kathmandu.
* Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee and hot/cold filter water during the trek.
* 3 nights Hotel and Lodge accommodation during the trek.
* 1 experienced, helpful and friendly English speaking guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples), their food & accommodation, salary, equipment & insurance.
* Down Sleeping Bag (Minus 20-30 Degree Celsius), Duffel Bag, LifeStraw Water Filter for drinking water, trekking map.
* All land transportation by private vehicle.
* All necessary permits (Shivapuri Wildlife Reserve) and TIMS.
* First Aid Medical Kit.
* Office Service charge.
* All Government Tax.

Our Trek Package Cost doesn't include:
* Any meals (Lunch and Dinner) in Kathmandu other than breakfast.
* Travel insurance.
* International air fare to and from Nepal.
* Nepal Tourist Visa fee.
* Items and expenses of personal nature.
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, Internet.
* Personal Trekking Equipment.
* Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
* Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, political disturbance, and strikes etc.
* Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
* Hiring additional porters due to natural calamities during the trek.
* Tips for guide, porters, driver...

                                     Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.

Kathmandu Valley Rim Trekking, 6 Days


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Swiss Family Treks & Expedition GmbH, Switzerland
Swiss Himalayan Family Treks & Expedition P. Ltd

Ganeshtan-6, Pharping Kathmandu, Nepal

Phone +977 4710390
Cell +977 9803200543 Stephan
Cell +977 9849193453 Ashta
Email snftnepal@yahoo.de

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