Chisapani – Nagarkot – Dhulikhel hiking

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek is short and sweet trip of 3 days tea house trek to Nagarkot and to Dhulikhel if the tour is extended for another 2 days. This tour plan is designed for the short time travelers in Nepal who would like to taste of Nepal. Chisapani Nagarkot Trek starts from Sundarijal after driving 45 minutes from Kathmandu. In the beginning the trail pierces Shivapuri National Park passing through a big watershed that provides 40 percent drinking to Kathmandu Valley. Chisapani Nagarkot Trek offers beautiful nature and village walk experience, natural environment, stunning Himalaya panorama of Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himal, Gaurishankar Himal and even we can spot Mount Everest in far distance.

Your first destination is Chisapani after walking about 4-5 hours to Sundarijal. The weather in Chisapani is always cold as its name is Chisapani, meaning “cold water” in Nepali where you will enjoy the real boon of nature being away from the noise of Kathmandu feeling better to be away from crowded busy city life and your interaction with the local people will add another experience. Walking through jungle and hearing bird chirpings to Lapsi Phedi from Chisapani is pleasurable excursion.

We have lunch break in Jule or Chauki Bhanjyang village after walking 3 hours from Chisapani and after having lunch hiking continues to Nagarkot, the beautiful village full of standard hotels, lodges and resorts. Early sunrise view from Nagarkot is the most fascinating and mesmerizing view reflecting rays of sun to White Mountains. Nagarkot with the height of 2195 meter from sea level is on the edge of the valley and offers superb views of the mountains as well as Kathmandu valley. Along with this you visit the temple at Changunarayan, one of the oldest Hindu temples in Nepal which offers you to have a peek observation of the religious practice of Nepali people. And your sightseeing tour in medieval ancient town Bhaktapur can be beautiful lifetime experience for sure.

Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu (1345meters). Our airport representative will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International airport in Kathmandu and will be displaying with DOLPA TREKS signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel . Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 2 Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley : Optional In the morning of after breakfast at around 8 am, we host a pre-trip meeting at your hotel in Kathmandu and introduce your trek leader/guide. Please seek this opportunity to ask questions about your tour in Nepal. After the meeting and a hearty breakfast, your sightseeing trip will start at around 9:45am. Sightseeing places will be : Pashupatinath, Boudhnath, Swoyambhunath stupa and Kathmandu durbar square. You will have a private vehicle and a professional tour guide at your disposal. The rest of your time in Kathmandu is free for further exploration and some last-minute shopping in Thamel area near by your hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 3 Kathmandu – Chisopani (2115m), 4/5 hours walking Drive to Sundarijal something 15km from Kathmandu which takes approx. 35-40 minutes. We obseve Sundarijal water fall and water shed which is supplied to Kathmandu Valley, and passing by Tamang Village on the way to Chisopani via Mulkharka. We go through deep forest after Mulkhara. 4-5 hours of hike takes us to Chisopani(meaning cold water). O/N in Chisopani.
Day 4 Chisopani – Nagarkot (2195m), 6-7 hours walk Take breakfast and hike to Nagarkot, we follow unsealed road for 2-3 hours through the forest, we hear birds chirping sound and feel nature, then descend down to Jhule and Chauki Bhanjyang. There, we stop for lunch. Then continue our trek to Nagarkot passing through villages and terraced fields. We can see village life style. The trail ascends up from Kattike Bhanjyang to Nagarkot. O/N in Nagarkot.
Day 5 Nagarkot – Changunarayan - Bhaktapur Durbar Square- Kathmandu Take breakfast in hotel and walk down to Changunarayan, one of the oldest medieval Hindu temples in Nepal. Which takes about 2 hours and drive to Bhaktapur by car and explore or sightseeing in stunning old Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Lunch break there and drive back to Kathmandu. O/N in Kathmandu.
Day 6 Free day in Kathmandu. Today, Pax have their own free time in Kathmandu for their final shopping and packing. O/N in Kathmandu
Day 7 Departure to final destination. Morning time is free in Kathmandu and afternoon will transfer to airport for the final destination.
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