10 Days Around Kathmandu: Day Tours and Day Hiking Trips

Do you think Kathmandu is just for 2 days sightseeing? Are you looking for some more activities to do around Kathmandu valley and enjoy the time with abundant memories? Then, welcome to this blog of Nepal Kamleon Holidays. We have enlisted your 10 days activities that guides you about what can you do during these 10 days around Kathmandu.

 

Kathmandu Sightseeing Day Tour (Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and Swayambhunath)

Kathmandu sightseeing tour offers a platform for you to explore the religious prosperity of Kathmandu with ancient and unique arts and architectures. They include the Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage destinations and historical palace. Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) and Kathmandu Durbar Square are the sightseeing points you can cover in a day.

 

Pashupatinath Temple

 

Indra Jatra Festival in Kathmandu Durbar Square

 

During the festival 

 

Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu

 

Swayambhunath permises

Bhaktapur and Patan Day Tour

The ancient town- Bhaktapur and city of art- Patan bears their distinct identity regarding why to do 1 day sightseeing tour in Bhaktapur and Patan. Even the modern technological inventions have not taken the charm of the traditional habitations of people, their spiritual dedication, wooden and stone architectures, pagoda style temples, old palaces, pottery industry and many more. If you love to see more, visit the museum and get more knowledge.

Patan has got another name to know better, which is the city of fine arts. Patan Durbar Square is the most dazzling world heritage site, where you can see the artistic creations. Temple of Lord Krishna, the museum and the surroundings have made this site unique.

 

55 Windows Palace in Bhaktapur Durbar Square

 

 

 

Pharping Dakshinkali with Taudaha Tour

Pharping Dakshinkali Tour is a way of going beyond the bustling town of Kathmandu and enjoying the greeneries. It is not only the greeneries, but also explores two distinct features of those two brilliant destinations. Pharping is an agricultural town, where people are spending their husbandry lifestyles.

 

Shivapuri Day Hiking

Hiking to the hill ridge of the Kathmandu valley offers remarkable day trip excursion through the lush forest. Shivapuri Hiking Day Trip is one of them. It begins from Budanilakantha and walking through the gentle trail, you make a circuit of the Shivapuri hill. Nagi Gompa is one of the fantastic destinations, where the hikers mostly visit and the short hikers retrace from here. The top is in about 2700 meters altitude and offers grand views of Mt. Langtang region. Shivapuri hike is spectacular and the lush hill is regarded a place to get enlightened by meditation.

 

During Shivapuri Hiking

 

A monk at Ani Gumba

 

Ani Gumba premises

Nagarjun Day Hiking

1 Day Nagarjun Hike is an enchanting excursion that takes about 5 hours to climb up and down. The route lies in the Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, which is prevailed by the stone steps. The hike is also known as the hike to Jamacho Gumba. The game of hide and seek with the sunrays continues because the tree line covers the steps.

 

Kathmandu Valley View from Jamacho Monastery at the Nagarjun Hill Top

 

During Nagarjun Day Hike

 

Chandragiri Day Hiking

Chandragiri Hiking is an excellent full day trip on the valley ridge of Kathmandu. Walking through the shadow, you will hide and seek with the golden sunrays. It is a unique trail in the sense that while walking you can also enjoy the Kathmandu valley view along the Himalayas on its horizon. Chandragiri hiking trail is pretty much tough, but if you are looking for the isolated trail and magnificent views, it is no more than in the Chandragiri hiking.

 

Way to Chandragiri

 

Chandragiri Hiking Trail

 

 

Nagarkot Day Hiking

Walking through the peaceful trail, you can hang out from the noisy city with 1 day Nagarkot hiking. This is a gentle hike, which is highly suitable for the family hiking in Kathmandu. Nagarkot Hike begins from Sankhu, which is a religious town. Crossing the River, the hike to Nagarkot leads you through the terraced rice fields and the trail goes through the dense woods.

 

 

 

Sundarijal Mulkharka Day Hiking

Sundarijal is a watershed area with several waterfalls in the Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park. It is located about 1 hour driving distance from central Kathmandu (Thamel). Mulkharka is about 1.5 hours walking distance through the stone staircase. It is also a wonderful viewpoint of the Kathmandu valley.

 

A cascading waterfall at Sundarijal 

 

Namobuddha Monastery Day Hiking

Namobuddha  is located on the hill ridge, decorated with the fluttering prayer flags on its surrounding. The trail is awesome and all the way to Namobuddha, we can enjoy the villages on the hill and mountains on the horizon. Once we begin to walk from the Namobuddha monastery, the trail is isolated.

 

Nagarkot Sunrise and Changu Narayan Tour

Mudkhu Bhanjyang Day Hike