Chisapani Trek

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek is an easy trek/hiking destination located on the north of Kathmandu valley. It is most scenic and less demanding trail. Chisopani and Nagarkot hill station trek tour is a short and delightful during your short stay in Nepal which allure for its natural environment, village life of locals.

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek is lonely hiking but best to see Red Panda an endanger animal of Nepal as you walk passing by Shivapuri national park. Chisapani Nagarkot Trek is also best for all age people who are traveling within a week time with a family trip in Nepal.

The trek passes through some beautiful and interesting villages and you might see some of the wild animals such as Musk deer, Himalayan black bear, Monkeys and particularly birds and wildflowers along the routes. A trek to Chisapani village and Nagarkot hill is a soft adventure trek and can be done at any time throughout the year.

Why people choose Chisapani Nagarkot Trek or Chisapani Nagarkot hiking?

It is an easy soft adventure trekking combines with the great scenery of Annapurna and Langtang Himalayan range with fantastic landscapes and the mixed Cultural and other Natural heritages starting from 800 m low elevation to 2150 meter with relatively short distances at a more relaxed pace. It is a family basis for trekking tours. The trail has nice guest houses with comfortable accommodation. You will only need to carry a day-pack & walk at your own pace.

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek highlights and Himalayan Sights

Discover some of the tallest mountains over 7,500 meters from Chisapani and Nagarkot hill station, Walking through fertile terraces, mixed Rhododendron, conifers, and oak trees, Ganesh Himal family view, Langtang range, Annapurna range…etc., Experience the mixed culture and tradition.

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek grading

Nagarkot and Chisapani hill station hiking or Chisapani Nagarkot Trek is a very easy day hiking tour or best treks and suitable for family trip. The maximum height of this trek is 2215m of village Chisopani or Chisapani village. As it is easy to trek tour destination of Nepal, you don’t need any past experience of a walk. Our program has been prepared including rest time and build up gradually, in order to acclimatize with an altitude. On the trek, you can go at your own pace, with plenty of stops for drinking or photographing rest.

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek covers

Shivapuri National park – Chisapani hill station – Nagarkot hill station – Bhaktapur city

Best season to explore Chisapani Nagarkot Trek tours

You can do within all months except Monsoon time (Middle of Jun up to Middle of August).

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek or trek outline itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu Day 02 : Kathmandu to Chisapani (2215m/7265ft), 5 hours walking Day 03 : Trek from Chisapani to Nagarkot hill (2,195 m/7,178 ft), 6 hours Day 04 : Sunrise Tour view over the Himalayas. Return ! Day 05 : Final departure day

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek detail itinerary

Our trek to Chisopani and Nagarkot hill stations are a classical trek and itinerary to discover the scenic Himalayan view from both hill station. The particular route is designed for world explorers who wish to walk around or nearby Kathmandu within a more relaxed style.

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu valley. Transfer to hotel

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu within B/B plan. Our representative will give you information about further programs.

Day 02: Kathmandu to Chisapani (2215m/7265 feet), 5 hours walking

Trek begins after an hour drive to Sundarijal Bazaar, where there is small hydroelectricity station in the northeast corner of the Kathmandu valley. The walk leads to a climb through the subtropical forest to an oak forest and on to Tamang settlements of Mulkharka. The trail again ascends through oak forest to a pass called Burlung Bhanjyang. After reaching on the pass, we walk downhill to Chisopani for the overnight stop. Chisapani offers brilliant views of the Jugal mountain range including Langtang, Ganesh in the far east, and Manaslu, Annapurna towards far west. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 03: Trek from Chisapani to Nagarkot hill (2,195 m/7,178 feet), 6 hours

Trek from Chisopani to Nagarkot leads between the village and forest with the great views of country site and mountain. A famous Nagarkot hill station offers breathtaking Himalayan views, quality accommodation, and high standards in service. Nagarkot is much more away from the hustle and bustle of urban life. The best place to see sunset and sunrise over the great Himalayan ranges. During the sunset, you will have one of the best views of the Kathmandu valley. Stay overnight in Lodge at Nagarkot.

Day 04: Sunrise view over the Himalayas. Return!

Early in the morning to get a sunrise view over the tallest Himalayas. If you wish to walk around 4 kilometers in the morning than a hike to Nagarkot view Tower. From here, you can see the breath-taking views of the major mountains like Mt.Manaslu, Mt.Ganesh family, Langtang lirung, Dorje Lakpa, sisa pagma, Cho-oyu, Gauri Shankar, etc.

On a clear crystal day, one can even see the Mt. Everest (8848 m) not bigger than a dot on the same range. Likewise, on your way back, you will pass Changunarayan temple which is the oldest temple of Nepal and is listed in the world heritage site UNESCO. It is said that Changu Narayan temple has been built by King Hari Dutta in 323 AD. You can explore the culture and history of Changu Narayan temple while on hiking. After sightseeing here, we have lunch and drive back to Kathmandu. This trip consists of about 6 hours altogether.

Day 05: Final departure day

Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends. We wish you for your return back to home.

How much do Chisapani Nagarkot Trek or Chisapani and Nagarkot hiking cost?

The trip price will vary according to group size. For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add 3/4-stars category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu (BB PLAN) and with attached bathroom while on trekking on possible places, so let us know. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discount and attractive complimentary.

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek Cost Include:

  • Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicle car / van / jeep / bus.
  • 2 night’s twin sharing tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu within breakfast plan.
  • Guided sightseeing by Tour Guide in Kathmandu valley with private vehicles.
  • Meals on full board (breakfast, lunch, Dinner) each day during the trek
  • Guest house accommodation in Chisopani and Nagarkot hill station while on hiking
  • Shivapuri National Park entrance permits and their fees
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) permits and fees
  • Thamel to Sundarijal & Changu Narayan to Old Bus park transfer by bus.
  • All grounded transportation as per itinerary.
  • Professional English speaking license holder mountain trekking guide.
  • Experienced porters (2 guest : 1 porter basis) because each porter carry maximum 25 kilogram.
  • Salary, food, accommodation and their travel insurances for all Nepali crew.
  • A First Aid medical kit bag.
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.

Chisapani and Nagarkot Trek Cost Exclude :

  • Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
  • Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu
  • Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
  • Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
  • Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
  • Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
  • Tip for the crew (Note : Tip is not compulsory but highly expected)
  • Any other things which are not mentioned above

We can organize private but express Chisapani Nagarkot Trek or Chisapani Nagarkot hiking starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.

Question: Is pick up service available on my arrival day in Kathmandu?.

Answer: Yes sure !! If you provide us your flights details then you should do request then our representative will come to pick up you on Kathmandu international airport.

Question: Do I need experience to do Chisapani Nagarkot Trek?.

Answer: Chisapani Nagarkot Trek is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who are able to walk around 4 or 5 hours in a day, with a lightweight daypack. For this trekking, if you have about the little experience would be better.

Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on Chisapani Nagarkot Trek?.

Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and during the trekking routes. The rooms along the routes are clean with a cozy bed with a nice mattress and blankets.

Question: What kind of food can I expect in this trek?.

Answer: Lodges have attached restaurant and they cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season)
The dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to the next place where you are going.

Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along with Chisapani Nagarkot hiking?.

Answer: Guest house trekking all the lodges they have a shower which you can get it somewhere paying and somewhere without paying however if you are in camping trekking – we provide you hot water bucket then you will take a bucket shower.

Question: How do I get drinking water on Chisapani Nagarkot Trek?.

Answer: Most of the places perhaps you can find hotels and shops where you can able to buy mineral water and you can buy it for drinking but however we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. Instead, we provide boiled water or bringing chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in campsite/along the way.

Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?.

Answer: During the lodge trekking there will be more chances to charge the battery. We recommend you bring an extra pair for in case. Remember to bring your adapters! An extra battery will be recommended.

Question: Is there any communication facilities on Chisapani Nagarkot Trek?.

Answer: In this trekking route you can get telephone services as well as internet services as well.

Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?.

Answer: No! So, for the trek route, you need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards work only in the bigger city areas.

Question: When should I book my trip and what is the payments terms?.

Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.
And regarding the deposit, we prefer 20 % advance deposit of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And the rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Nepal.

Question: Who will carry my luggage onChisapani Nagarkot trekking?.

Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, each of our porters carries a maximum 25 kilos of your backpack which means 2 guests (12.5 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis. If you wish to have a private porter, you might also get it on paying an extra cost.

Question: How much distance do I walk each day?.

Answer: When walking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to a gradient, terrain, and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, however, you have to be prepared to walk roughly about 5 hours each day.

Question: Do I need walking polls?.

Answer: Walking pools are recommended but not compulsory.

Question: Can we do Nagarkot and chisopani trekking as a anticlockwise ?.

Answer: Yes ! Of course.

Question: How much additional money do I need per day?.

Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for a lunch / dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee and some drinks while you are on trek.

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek Note:

As the information stated above is just a guide and standard template that we provide you, however, the trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Local politics, landslides, cancellation of local flights, weather, transport or a multitude of other factors that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary during on trip.

It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered. If alterations are necessary the leader will decide the best alternative option, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.

“What makes Chisapani Nagarkot Trek special ?”

Opportunities for challenging trekking or hiking and pleasant strolls are scattered all over this planet; you just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern. We are a team of professional, experienced, well trained and licensed local guides who know the destination much better than others. Not only this but also we give benefits to the local communities and helps to conserve natural resources which reduced in costs and consumption.

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