Best Route For Hiking Near Kathmandu

Kathmandu is widely famous for the city of temples. The UNESCO sites around the cities have also made the tourist to stay a longer and to visit around it. Beside this, there are a lot of places to explore nearby the Kathmandu. If you have a short duration to stay in Nepal then you can try for this. Enjoy the traditional rural villages, walking around the villages and know their lifestyle, culture etc and see the panoramic view of mountains. Just check out these short Tours hiking and Walking around Kathmandu Valley. They will make your trip wonderful that you will remember till your death. Don’t miss these hiking destinations in your lifetime.

Beautiful places for hiking near Kathmandu

1. Chapagaun to Godavari

Start From: Chapagaun V.D.C in Patan
Ends at: Godavari
Hike Duration: 3 Hours
Max. Altitude: 1550 m

Highlights:

  • Paddy Fields.
  • Panoramic view of 3 famous peaks Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Langtang Lirung.
  • Lifestyle, culture and tradition of Tamang village.
  • Pine forests, Rhododendron trees, and various wildflowers.
  • Bird watching (more than 350 species of birds recorded).
  • Botanical garden of Godavari.

2. Pharping to Champadevi

Start: Pharping ( 16 km south of Kathmandu)
End: Champadevi
Max. Elevation: 2300 m
Hike Duration: 5 hrs.

Highlights:

  • Buddhist Stupa.
  • Magnificent view of Langtang and Annapurna.
  • Pine forests.

3. Godawari to Phulchoki

Start: Godawari
End: Phulchoki
Hike Duration: 3 Hours
Max. Altitude: 2750 m

Highlights:

  • View of Kathmandu Valley.
  • Botanical Garden of Godavari.
  • Amazing panoramic view of mountain Annapurna ranges to Gaurishanker.
  • Historical places.

4. Kakani to Bhanjayang

Start: Kakani
Ends: Bhanjayang
Maximum Altitude: 2073 m.
Hike Duration: 5 Hours.

Highlights:

  • pine forest.
  • Picnic Spots.
  • Small village.
  • Amazing movements of driving.

5. Dhapasi to Namobuddha

Trip Start: Dhapasi / Kathmandu
End: Namobuddha/Kavre (38 km east of Kathmandu )
Maximum Altitude: 1800m
Hike Duration: 5 hours.

Highlights:

  • Holy site for the Buddhist.
  • Uphill narrow trail.
  • Suspension bridge and pass.
  • Stupas and shrines.
  • Ancient Newar town Panauti.
  • Hiking steep uphill.

6. Budhanilkantha to Shivapuri

Trip Start: Budhanilkantha
End: Shivapuri
Maximum Altitude: 2563m
Hike Duration: 5 Hours
Price: On request
Trip Highlights: Budhanilkantha Temple, Phulchowki hill, Shivapuri conservation area.

There are a lot of places they are still unexplored. Keep in touch our team of merokalam.com is exploring more interesting places around Nepal.

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