Day Hiking Destinations Around Kathmandu Valley for 2019-2020

Kathmandu Valley Ridge has got some of the best day hiking destinations in Nepal. Many travelers do not know about this fact and it seems hardly that hiking agencies have promoted them, but there are some incredible day hiking destinations that offer you the breathtaking memories. Nepal Kameleon Holidays highly emphasize on these destinations as many tourists struggle to stay longer days only in crowded town and look for a day hangout trip. He have enlisted 6 best day hiking destinations and have given brief introduction for each of them.  

 

1. Shivapuri Day Hike

Duration: Half day hiking (3.5 hours) and full day hiking (7 hours)

Gateway: Budanilakantha, Pani Muhan, 20 min drive from Thamel

Type: Easy/Moderate

Features: Nagi Gompa, Bagdwar (the source of holy Bagmati River), Shivapuri top, Himalayan views, isolated, suitable for meditation

 

Nagi Gompa on the Shivapuri Hiking Route

 

Shivapuri HikingShivapuri Hiking with our guests

 

A monk roaming around

 

2. Chandragiri Day Hike

Duration: 7-8 hours

Gateway: Chandragiri, 1 hour drive from Thamel

Type: Moderate

Features: Isolated trail, Chandragiri top, Kathmandu valley view, Cable car station, dramatic landscape, suitable for meditation

 

 

 

 

 

3. Nagarkot Day Hike

Duration: 7-8 hours (4 hours walk, 3 hours drive)

Gateway: Sali Nadi, 1 hour drive from Thamel

Type: Easy

Features: Isolated trail, Himalayan views, terraced hillside, greenery, Nagarkot as the best Himalayan view point

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Nagarjun Jamacho Day Hike

Duration: 5-6 hours (4 hours walk, 3 hours drive)

Gateway: Nagarjung Gate, 20 min drive from Thamel

Type: Moderate

Features: Isolated trail, Himalayan views from top, greenery, best valley view and excellent hiking trail

 

Himalayan views from Jamacho view point on Nagarjun top

 

 

 

 

5. Mudkhu Bhanjyang

Duration: 5 hours

Gateway: Gol Dhunga, 35 min drive from Thamel

Type: Easy

Features: Best Kathmandu valley view, Himalayan scenery, dramatic countryside, view tower and excellent hiking trail

 

Countryside scenery during the hike to Mudkhu

 

Nagarjung hill on the opposite side

 

Mudkhu Bhanjyang View Point

 

Scenery during the Mudkhu Bhanjyang Day Hike

You can have a look of a small clip from view tower: Mudkhu Bhanjyang Hiking Attraction

 

6. Sundarijal Mulkharka Day Hike

Duration: 5 hours

Gateway: Sundarijal, 1 hour drive from Old Buspark

Type: Moderate

Features: Cascading waterfalls, best countryside scenery, amazing Kathmandu valley view, Himalayan scenery, incredible hiking trail

 

 

 

 

 

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