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Mount Everest From Kathmandu 2017-03-28 07:48:50 Hiking Around Kathmandu Valley-Information

Not all of us are born with the desire or at least the resources to climb the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest.  But, a good majority of those who travel to Nepal would likely want to catch a glimpse of the highest peak and just cross that off your bucket list!  And in everyone’s mind, this is only possible if you go on a trek to Everest Base Camp for two full weeks, at least, this is what the internet says.  Unknown to many, you actually don’t have to travel that long.  Not all travellers will have the budget, the time and the physical fitness to ...

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Hiking and Trekking around Pokhara 2017-02-13 15:56:33 Hiking Around Kathmandu Valley-Information

Are you thinking of spending a couple of nights in Pokhara and interested in doing more than just a Pokhara city tour?  Pokhara is well-known for trekkers who are looking to go to Annapurna. Not very known to many,  this city does have a very nice view of the mountains and there are places here where you can actually do short day hikes!   At least once a day, I would receive a new inquiry about the hiking and trekking options around Pokhara city.   I realised this is because there is not enough information available on the web regarding short and long days hiking options ...

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Nagarkot Trek 2016-06-21 13:32:45 Hiking Around Kathmandu Valley-Information

Nagarkot (2,195m) is one of the nearest hill station located 32Km east from the capital city of Kathmandu.  Hill terraces, snowcapped mountain ranges, and typical Nepali village life can be seen around Nagarkot.  The area is popular among travellers, anyone beyond the limits of the high-altitude trek. 1-day sightseeing tours, Kathmandu valley hiking tour, sunrise, and sunset, and as a picnic spot.  Nagarkot offers one of the best scenic views of 8 Himalayan ranges of Nepal out of 13 from here. Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Jugal Himal, Rolwaling, Mahalangur range ...

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MulKharka 2016-07-20 11:34:43 Hiking Around Kathmandu Valley-Information

 It is a small village in the middle of the Shivapuri National Park and  occupied by the Tamang and Gurung community.  A 1.5-hour hike uphill after Sundarijal, the village is situated in beautiful hill terraces with a panoramic view of the Kathmandu valley.  Homemade wine, local chicken and mountain goat meat, and local dairy products are popular to those travelling from Kathmandu. The jungle around the Sundarijal Mulkharka village also offers seasonal wild fruits such as blackberry, yellowberry, peach, plum, sugarcane, mango etc, which you are free for you to pick and eat ...

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Sundarijal 2016-05-29 07:13:10 Hiking Around Kathmandu Valley-Information

Called as the "beautiful water", Sundarijal is located about 17 km northeast of Kathmandu.  The tiny village is the gateway to the Shivapuri National Park and along the popular Kathmandu Valley Trekking. Sundarijal is especially famous for the young local travellers for day hiking, swimming, picnic and bike riding. A couple of hours after an uphill hike, you will catch a spectacular view of the Kathmandu valley and the beautiful Tamang village called Mulkharka.  The journey to Chisapani  starts from Sundarijal and continues until Nagarkot, and further to ...

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Nagarkot 2016-05-29 08:01:11 Hiking Around Kathmandu Valley-Information

Nagarkot is one of the nearest touristic hills from the capital city of Kathmandu Nepal.  It is also connected with Shivapuri National Park. On a clear day, it is believed that Mt. Everest is visible from Nagarkot. Hill terraces, snowcapped mountain ranges, and typical Nepali village life can be seen around Nagarkot.  The area is popular among travellers, 1-day sightseeing tours, Kathmandu valley hiking tour, sunrise and sunset tours, and as a picnic spot.  It is also a popular destination for the local students and young couples. 1.  How to reach Nagarkot from ...

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Chisapani 2016-05-29 03:04:11 Hiking Around Kathmandu Valley-Information

Chisapani (2160m) is a 5 to 6 hour uphill hiking from Kathmandu.  Driving around 45 minutes from the town centre to Sundarijal and hiking via a beautiful village called Mulkharka, Chisapani is one of the nearest and best Kathmandu Valley Trekking. The village also offers the best view of the Annapurna, Everest and Manaslu-Ganesh Himal ranges, and closer view of the Langtang range. Also, it's connected Nagarkot as a second-day itinerary of the Kathmandu Valley Hiking.   1. How to reach Chisapani from Kathmandu? Every 10 minutes local buses depart to Sundarijal from ...

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Shivapuri National Park 2016-05-29 08:05:42 Hiking Around Kathmandu Valley-Information

Means the town of god Shiva, Shivapuri National Park was established in 2002 and listed as one of the ten National Parks in Nepal. About 15km from the main city, this national park is the nearest from Kathmandu Valley. Shivapuri National Park is considered a mid hill on the northern part of the Kathmandu city. It covers an area of 159 sq. km. in the district of Kathmandu, Nuwakot, Dhading and Sindhupalchok Chisapani.  At 2,732m, its highest peak is known as Shivapuri peak. 1. Weather in Shivapuri National Park The national park is located in a transition zone between subtropical ...

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Kathmandu Valley Trekking 2 Night 3 Days 2016-10-25 12:57:54 Hiking Around Kathmandu Valley-Information

Are you a first-time traveller to Nepal? And do you have just a few days to spend in the country? Probably you are also thinking of doing a bit of hiking or trekking around Kathmandu and still have some spare time to see the world heritage sites? If you answer "YES" to these, then the suggested hiking below is the best option for you.     Nepal is famous for high-altitude treks like Everest Base Camp trek, Annapurna Base Camp trek, and so on.  Understandably, not everyone has the time, the budget and the level of physical fitness required for these treks.  In ...

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