The Kathmandu Valley offers excellent short trekking routes, which can be a good introduction to treks for travelers with short time. The Hiking in Kathmandu Valley can all be completed in one day but extensions two or three days trips are always possible and easily find accommodation. Kathmandu Valley Hiking , Hiking in Kathmandu Valley is also known as Kathmandu Rim Valley Hiking.
Kathmandu Valley Hiking
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Kathmandu Valley hiking is for those people who have short time and interested for short hiking around in Kathmandu and fit for old age people, students, for warm up modest trekking like Everest Region Trek or Annapurna Region Trekking, Families. Kathmandu Valley Trekking gives travelers an best opportunity to observe the rich Nepalese local culture, tradition and lifestyle from the closet quarter and intermingle with the locals. We Himalayan Asia Treks and Expedition P Ltd arrange Kathmandu Valley Rim Trekking as per traveler’s request and holiday schedule.
Most famous places in Kathmandu Valley Trekking:
Hike around Shivapuri:
The Shivapuri place form the northern rim of the Kathmandu Valley. The Shivapuri area provides much of the city’s drinking water and the forests and high point of the ridge at 2732 m. This trek provides a stunning view of the city and its outskirts. Most of the route is through unspoiled old growth forests of oak, rhododendron and beech. In sometimes , hikers can see spot deer , monkey, jackals and others animals. The trek starts from Sundarijal to Budhanilkantha where you can use public and private transport. Accommodation and foods are available in Shivapuri area. Nowdays , most of the organic resorts are available in this area. Shivapuri is one of best place for short hiking from Kathmandu or one day hiking tour in Kathmandu.
Hiking Godawari to Phulchoki :
The hiking Godawari to Phulchoki is one of the best and nice hiking package in Nepal . The highest point of the Kathmandu valley is the hill is Phulchoki 2762 m , . From Phulchoki , you can see amazing Kathmandu valley . At the starting point of this hike is Godawari ; National Botanical Gardens and small town area . The heavily wooded slopes of Phulchoki are renowned for the largely variety of birds and butterflies to be seen. To reach Godawari , private and public transport is available.
Hiking Kirtipur to Champadevi :
One of the best hiking package in Nepal is to the hilltop of Champadevi , on the southern rim of the valley makes an enjoyable outing. The hill overshadows the historic settlement of Kirtipur , one of the last of the Newar strongholds to be defeated by King Prithivi Narayan Shah. The top point is 2278 m. , but the one from Kirtipur is most interesting. The hiking route starts just beyond the Thai Buddhist Temple at Naya Bazar. The top is marked by a small Buddhist Stupa and makes a perfect lunch spot . To reach Kirtipur , public and private transport is available.
Hiking around Nagarjun :
The Nagarjun hiking is one of the nearest hiking route in Nepal . The route starts from Balaju and climbs steeply for perhaps 30-40 minutes but then levels off and passes through some very pleasant forest, a mixture of pine and oak with some bamboo in places. There are reputed to be wild bear, leopards and bears in the forest but number of hikers using this trail probably keeps them well hidden. The hilltop shrine, more correctly known as Jamachok, is thought to be the meditation place of the Buddhist sage Nagarjun who visited the area while Kathmandu Valley was still a lake. There are a number of meditation caves still to be seen on the hillside, the most obvious of which is located a few hundred meters north of the starting point.
Hiking Nagarkot to Changunarayan:
The famous place for sunrise and sunset with amazing view of different snow capped Himalayan ; Nagarkot . Nagarkot is one of the best destinations for many travelers. From Nagarkot and vice versa, there are many short hiking trails towards Changunarayan or Bhaktapur. On the way to trail , there are many small villages where you can get knowledge some local culture and lifestyle. Changunarayan is one of the best destinations for travelers. From Changunarayan , public and private transport is available.
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