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Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking (Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek)

Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking

Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking

The Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking is the short, easy and overwhelming trek nearby the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek is trekking in the low elevation varies from 1000m to 2,600m from the sea level. Kathmandu Valley Rim Trekking offers a rich culture and tradition of typical Nepalese local people, history of a Kathmandu Valley, Religious and beautiful mountain views.

Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking itself is not strenuous except on the first day a long uphill haul on the winding path through the farm villages, after Chisapani the walk is on the gradual path with ample time to immerse in the wonderful landscapes and its awesome scenery, inspiring majesty and beauty of dramatic mountain views all the way to Nagarkot, and to our final destination at Changunarayan Temple area (UNESCO World Heritage Sites), one of the most important ancient Temple perched on the hillock just above Bhaktapur area. After a wonderful time in the Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking an hour drive brings you back to Kathmandu. After wonderful time with short Trek in near Kathmandu you have Jungle safari tours in the southern belt of Nepal in Chitwan National Park with a scenic drive along with Trisuli River to make your trip especial. The Chitwan National Park is a World Heritage property, and it also contains a Ramsar Site – Beeshazari Tal in its buffer zone. The Chitwan National Park is a rich natural area in the Terai, the subtropical southern part of Nepal. A total of 68 species of mammals, 544 species of birds, 56 species of herpeto fauna and 126 species of fish have been recorded in the park. The park is especially renowned for its protection of One Horned Rhinoceros, Royal Bengal Tiger and Gharial Crocodile. Grab a 2nights 3 days package in Chitwan and enjoy various activities including, natural walk, bird watching, Tharu Cultural dance, elephant back safari, Kayoing, visiting elephant breeding center etc. Watching the wildlife from close with enjoying the elephant safari is incredible.

The best season for Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking is Spring, Autumn and Winter as it offers panoramic mountain views sketched from Annapurna in the west to Everest in the east. However, Trekking Planner can rearrange it any time. So, come to cherish the moment together because it’s all about sharing happiness and fun and being together with a family.

Itinerary Detail

“Ready-Made itinerary presented in website can be operated for individuals, couples and small groups on a private tailor-made basis, starting on a date of your choice. Itinerary is on the basis of tea-house trekking but it can be operated as Camp Trek. Please contact Trekking Planner to discuss about your tour plan.”

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

  • Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Meet Trekking Planner representative with your name card and transfer to hotel
  • Check in Hotel
  • Rest for the day/explore the area
  • Later in the afternoon per-trip meeting in hotel/office
  • 06:30 welcome dinner
  • Stay overnight in Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing tours
Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath and Bauddhanath

  • Breakfast in hotel
  • Meet tour guide at 09:00 am in Hotel and start day tours
  • Pashupatinath Temple; located bank of the Bagmati River. It is very famous and most worshipped temple for Hindus in Nepal.
  • Swyambhunath Stupa; A holy sight of Hinduism and Buddhism also known as “the monkey temple” as a large number of holy monkeys are living in the north-west part of the temple.
  • Boddhanath Stupa; one of the biggest and oldest stupas.
  • Patan durbar Square; a city of fine arts. Patan is filled with wood and stone carving, metal statues, ornate architecture, Buddhist and Hindu temples and many monuments
  • Stay overnight in Kathmandu

Day 03: Kathmandu to Chisapani (2215m) 45 min drive and about 5 hrs. Walk

  • Breakfast in Hotel
  • Meet trekking guide around 08:00 am (the given time is flexible)
  • Drive to Sundarijal; where there’s a small dam and a hydroelectricity station in the northeast corner of the Kathmandu valley.
  • The walk leads to a climb through wet, subtropical forest to an oak forest and on to Mulkharka, a scattered Tamang village.
  • The trail again ascends through oak forest to a pass called Burlung Bhanjyang. After reaching the ridge, walk continues on the trail to descend at Chisopani
  • Check in hotel and rest for the day/explore the town
  • Dinner in hotel 06:30 pm-07:30 pm
  • Stay overnight in Chisapani

Day 04: Chisapani to Nagarkot (2100 m) about 6 hrs. walk 

  • Early morning wake up for sunrise and panoramic view of the mountain
  • Chisapani offers fabulous panoramic view of the Jugal mountain range including Langtang, Ganesh and as far towards Mt.Everest in the far east and Manaslu, Annapurna towards far west
  • Breakfast in hotel
  • Trek start around 08:00 am
  • Trek through the forest and along the ridge; with spectacular views of Annapurna, Manaslu and Ganesh Himal The walk towards Nagarkot has outstanding views of the Himalayas, the trail leads through interesting rural farm villages. Along the ridge between the Chisapani and Nagarkot offers excellent panoramic scenery of the surrounding verdant landscapes and the snowcapped mountain range
  • Lunch on the way to Nagarko
  • Reach in Nagarkot and Check in hotel
  • Explore the town/rest for the day/if the weather you will have excellent sunset view
  • Dinner in hotel 06:30 pm-07:30 pm and overnight in the hotel

Day 05: Nagarkot to Changunarayan and back to Kathmandu about 4 hrs. walk and 1 hrs. drive

  • Early morning wake up for sunrise and panoramic view of the mountain
  • From Nagarkot able to see all the mountain ranges from east to west include Mt Everest
  • Trek start around 09:00 am; trek leads to a descend most of the way passing through rural farm villages and friendly locals, trekking on the terraces with fabulous views of the surrounding landscapes and as far to the Bhaktapur city
  • About 4 hours walk reaching at Changhunarayan, Changunarayan an ancient temple, listed in the world heritage site
  • Drive back to Kathmandu and Check in hotel
  • Rest for the day/explore the town/last moment shopping
  • Stay overnight in hotel

Day 06: Drive to Chitwan National Park (4-5 hrs.)

  • Breakfast in hotel
  • Scenic drive to Chitwan National Park; the first National Park in Nepal listed in the world heritage sites
  • Lunch at Lodge/hotel
  • Short explanation of activates in Chitwan
  • Today activities; Village tour/Elephant breeding center/sunset view
  • Dinner-Tharu Cultural program
  • Stay overnight in Chitwan

Day 07: Full day in Chitwan National park

  • Breakfast in hotel
  • Elephant Safari/Jungle walk/ Canoe Ride/Elephant bathing
  • Stay overnight in Chitwan

Day 08: Drive back to Kathmandu

  • Bird watching
  • Breakfast in hotel
  • Scenic country side drive to Kathmandu
  • Rest for the day/explore the
  • Stay overnight in Kathmandu

Day 09: Final Departure from country or joining next trip with us

  • Today according to given time we will transfer you to the international airport for your departure back home.

“Trekking Planner will try to keep day-to-day schedule as per the detailed itinerary but there might be some flexibility due to other factors beyond our control. A variety of factors, including adverse weather conditions, natural disasters, difficulty with transportation and politics can lead to enforced changes. So, it is not possible to guarantee as per the itinerary. In the case, trip leader will manage it to minimize your inconvenience.”

We wish you have a wonderful time with us!

Include/Exclude

Trip Cost:

USD $504.00 per person(3 star category hotel in City)
USD $715.00 per person(4 star category hotel in City)
USD $958.00 per person(5 star category hotel in City)

Single Supplement US $110.00

Cost Includes:

  • All airport pick drop by private vehicle
  • Welcome dinner in Authentic Restaurant
  • 03 night twin/double shearing deluxe accommodation on BB in Kathmandu
  • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu with private vehicle
  • Kathmandu to Sundarijal and Changu Narayan to Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Shivapuri National Park Area Permit and Trekkers’ Information Management System( TIMS card)
  • A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly , English speaking well trained, Government license holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport and insurance
  • 02 guest=01 porter with their Salary, Insurance, Accommodation, Food, and other equipment
  • Best available accommodation in the mountain during the trekking
  • Three meals a day; breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking
  • Safe drinking water and first add kid box
  • Kathmandu to Chitwan to Kathmandu by tourist bus (if you want both way flight or private vehicle also available on additional cost)
  • 02 nights/03 days’ safari activities on full board meals plan in chitwan National Park(Activities; Elephant Safari, Canoe Ride, Jungle walk, Village tours, Traditional Evening (Tharu Cultural Dance),Elephant Breeding center, Bird watching etc)
  • Trekking Planner’s sleeping bag, down jackets,Ti-shart, Cap, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.

Cost Excludes:

  • Your Nepal Visa fees (should bring small accurate fees in USD and 02 passport size photos)
  • All the International air fare from and to Kathmandu (no need to pay departure tax for international flight)
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Meals during the traveling time
  • Personal travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation
  • In case of extra more night accommodation, lunch and dinner in city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of itinerary
  • Guest Personal expenses like ( laundry, baggage charge, phone calls, battery recharge, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottle water, hot and cold shower, extra porter.. etc)
  • The Tips to the trekking crews and drive
  • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control
  • Anything not included in service includes column
Useful information

Safe drinking water on Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek

Basically, we can get mineral water bottles in lower places but as we go higher cannot find it. In that case we suggest you to drink boiled water which may charge small fee, found in tea houses and better to bring chlorine tablets to purify water. Due to no provision of plastic bottles better to use boiled rather than mineral water, helpful for protection of environment.

Recharging Batteries of Electronic Items on Kathmandu Valley Rim Trekking

Hydro electricity or solar power sources are used to charge your electrical items like camera, batteries, iPod, phone etc. Tea houses or lodges may charge small fee per hours for charging facilities. Better to buy adaptors before the trip since plugs are limited. In Nepal 220-240 volt power is used and sockets fit round and flat plugs.

Garbage Disposal

Use dustbins and do not throw anything into the fire. Carry garbage’s in the way where dustbin facilities are not available and conserve the environment.

Spending Money per Day

It mainly depends upon spending habits; normally you should allocate US$ 9-12 per meal in Kathmandu and Pokhara. On trekking, US$ 10-14 a day is good enough to buy drinks and chocolates.

Travel Insurance for Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek

You should be sufficiently protected and need to have travel insurance that covers emergency evacuation, lost items, liabilities, injuries and medical treatment. Ensure the insurance covers all the activities in the Himalayas. Trekking Planner can offer the appropriate medical response based on your policy and insurance.

Washing and Toilet facilities for Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek

All the guest houses offer hot showers, which can be in bathroom or can be a bucket of hot water. Limit the use of hot water unless the water is solar heated or firewood for the ecological reason. Every lodge has some kind of washing facilities but you must carry a bar of soap. Toilets are mainly Asian squat style. Basically toilets are outside your room and vary in how clean they are. You should not through toilet paper in the toilet hole rather you should use rubbish bin that is kept inside the toilet.

Tea Houses

On this trekking route local people have built tea houses lodge with food and beverage facilities. A simple room usually has two narrow beds. While staying in the tea houses you will see the charming local people with their good hospitality services.

How Can I Plan and Confirm My Trip?

Trekking planner is the government licensed trekking company in Nepal as we can see a photos of legal documents in about us section. Under following terms and condition, we accept your booking:
We required non-fundable deposit of 15% down payment in advance is mandatory to book a flight tickets, hotel booking and TIMS as well as permit process. Booking must be done 5 days earlier and amount can be either bank transfer or western Union, money gram as well as through credit cards and the rest amount must be paid upon your arrival to Nepal.

FAQ's

Can you provide me more information about the tea houses on Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking?
According to the location the tea houses vary on their quality and style on this trek. Basically they have communal room downstairs with one or two bed bedroom above them. You have to use share toilet but nowadays in low levels attached toilet is found and some have hot shower facilities but some will have stand pipes. Tea houses use a type of burning stove in main communal area and other rooms are unheated. Tea houses do not have money exchange facilities. Trekking Planner recommend you to exchange cash in Kathmandu.

How many guides and porters will be there in our group?
A group will have a group leader or a guide who will lead you on the trek. Porters will be there to carry your baggage packs and all the camping gear. One porter will carry two trekkers baggage. A number of supporting staff will depend upon your group size.

At one time how many liter of water I have to carry in Chisapani Nagarkot Trek?
Mostly 3-4 liters is sufficient. You will be able to refill bottles at lunch time. When you are in high altitude you have to drink more water to get rid of altitude diseases.

Is it necessary to carry Trekking poles?
Yes, Trekking Poles make you easy to walk in the rough ways. Trekking poles makes your body and leg to move more safely. So, we suggest you to use it.

Is bottled water available everywhere in Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking?
Mainly tea houses on the way have stores which sell bottled water and other supplies that may be needed for you on the trek. There are no any plastic recyclable facilities in Nepal, we encourage you to bring chlorine tablets and use filter water in the tea houses.

Should I have to bring iodine tablets for purifying the water?
You have to bring iodine tablet with you. Chlorine tablets are widely available. The most effective and commonly used version of chlorine is chlorine dioxide, which is tasteless and odorless. Tablets can be bought cheaply and usually 1 tablet is sufficient to purify 1 liter of water. Neutralizing tablets can also be bought to get rid of the smell and taste of chlorine or iodine. This will need to be done for water obtained using hand pumps or streams in the trek.

What are the effects of going so high?
Altitude produces physical changes in the body. Higher you go, more pronounced those changes. If after gaining a lot of elevation in a hurry, you experience dizziness, nausea, headaches, and dehydration, you are probably suffering from altitude sickness. In rare cases this may worsen, so a close watch is kept on all trekkers by the Group Leader who is trained to recognize Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). If trekkers show any signs of AMS they will be evacuated to a lower, safe altitude immediately. To minimize effects of altitude you ascend slowly which allows safe acclimatization.

What if I get ill while on Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking?
It depends on the nature of your illness. If you suddenly feel dizzy or weak, you have to sit or lie down. If you still feel sick, keep a warm and quiet until you can get medical help. You will carry down if no progress we advise travelers to take a personal kit too.In serious cases, you need helicopter rescue. Our guide will suggest you to use it if it’s very serious. So, helicopter rescue insurance is necessary for every trekker before you come to trek in this trek.

Would you recommend taking a Down Jacket?
The weather is changeable in the Himalaya so you can expect to experience four seasons in one day. Make sure you have plenty of warm layers which you can shed or add as required. While even in winter it can be as warm as 19C during the day, the higher the altitude, the colder the temperature and when high up the temperature drops significantly at night to around -10C in October/November, and to around -20C from December to February.

Is alcohol permitted Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking?
Alcohol is consumed in Nepal. You can buy it in tea houses in the trek. Local alcohol is also available. However we suggest you not to drink alcohol at high altitude.

Equipment List

Equipments for Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking

  1. Trekking Bag pack.
  2. Trekking day bag.( Small handbag)
  3. Trekking shoes.
  4. Sports shoes or sandal.
  5. Trekking stick.
  6. Sun Hat, cap
  7. Warm woolen cap.
  8. Trekking jacket Gore tax/ flees jacket.
    Pullover or warm sweeter.
  9. Raincoat.
  10. 4/5 pairs of good qualities shock.
  11. Hand gloves.
  12. 2/3 pairs of Trekking trousers
  13. 3/4 pairs of trekking shirts.
  14. 3/4 pairs of Underwear
  15. Eye/sun glass
  16. Water bottle.
  17. Sleeping bag.
  18. Flash or Torch light
  19. Camera and batteries.
  20. Sun cream.
Departure Date

The given price is per person and does not include international flights. Departure dates available for online booking are as below. If given date is not appropriate for you, Please CONTACT US so that Trekking Planner will happily manage your trip on dates favorable for you.

Trekking Planner also organizes various trips on small groups that can suit for you. We recommend you to reserve a seat for you by booking with us right away for a wonderful experience with us. Hurry up! Adventure is waiting for you.

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Trip Overview

  • Total Duration09 days
  • Trekking Duration03 days
  • ActivityTrekking, Jungle Safar & Cultural excursion
  • StartsFrom Kathmandu
  • EndsAt Kathmandu
  • Trek typeTea House / Lodge
  • Per Day Walkingabout 5 hrs
  • Trip GradeEasy to moderate
  • Max. Altitude2420 m
  • MealsBreakfast basis in city & full board during the trek
  • AccommodationDouble/Twin shearing in hotel/lodge
  • TransportationPrivate/Public Vehicle/tourist bus
  • Best SeasonFebruary-May & Sept-Dec
  • Group Size1-15 pax
  • CostUSD 504