Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking is designed for those people who do not have a long holiday but want to go into the nature close to Himalaya. This is very short trekking around Kathmandu Valley. It takes only three days to do. This trekking area falls into the Shivapuri-Nagarjuna National park in the north of Kathmandu Valley situated at an altitude 2,200m above the sea level. It offers great view of Himalaya, wildlife, flora, and fauna. The wildlife, mostly musk deer, barking deer, wild boar, monkeys, Himalayan black bear, pheasant, and many other birds are seen on the way. This is a core area of cheetah and wild pig too.
You can be on the top of mountain Chisapani 2,200m within 4 to 5 hours walking from a very busy and crowded Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. Chisapani offers a great view of Himalaya. Normally, this place is always very cool and quiet.
Nagarkot is another attraction on this short trekking around Kathmandu Valley. Nagarkot is located over 1,900m above the sea level in the east of Kathmandu. This place is busy throughout the year except for the monsoon season. This is a popular destination for sunset view. Nagarkot also offers great view of Himalaya.
Best Time For Trekking Around Kathmandu Valley
The weather in Kathmandu Valley is always heartwarming & perfect. It is possible to trek throughout the year except for the monsoon season(June to September). Generally, there is heavy rainfall during this season which makes difficult for trekking. However, you can enjoy the trekking in this region during Autumn season(September to November), Winter season(December to February), & Spring season(March to May).
Max Altitude: 2,200m
- Private transportation to Sundarijal from Kathmandu before starting trekking
- Private transportation to Kathmandu from Changu Narayan
- National park entrance fee
- Nagarkot local entrance fee
- Lodge accommodation at Chisapani
- Hotel at Nagarkot
- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner during trekking
- Trekking guide
- Tips to guide and driver
- All types of drinks