Experience the Kathmandu Valley on a 3-day walk through forest and villages. Marvel at the panoramic mountain views from Nagarkot, including spectacular Mt. Everest. This is the perfect opportunity to explore the scenic area surrounding Kathmandu.
This Kathmandu Valley hiking trip is designed for those having only a few days in the area. You’ll start out from Sundarijal, which is about a 40-minute drive from Kathmandu. The hiking trail leads toward Nagarkot through Jhule village, where you’ll enjoy panoramic views of the Himalayas. The trail ends at Changu Narayan, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the oldest temple in the Kathmandu Valley, dating to the 5th century A.D. Twin-sharing accommodation and all meals are provided.
Day 01: Drive Kathmandu - Pokhara (drive 6 hrs) - drive to Kande (1 hrs) - trek to Pitam-Deurali (2100 m) 2.5 hrs
Day 02: Pitam-Deurali (2100 m) - Forest Camp (2550 m) 4-5 hrs
Day 03: Forest Camp (2550 m) - Low Camp (2990 m) 3 hrs
Day 04: Low Camp (2990 m) - High Camp (3580 m) 3 hrs
Day 05: Day hike to Mardi Himal Base Camp (4500 m) and return to High Camp (3580 m) 6-7 hrs
Day 06: High Camp (3580 m) - Sidhing (1850 m) 6 hrs
Day 07: Sidhing (1850 m) - Lumre 3 hrs - drive to Pokhara 3 hrs
Day 08: Drive Pokhara - Kathmandu