Kakani Nagarkot Hiking

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Experience 6 nights 7 days Kakani Nagarkot Hiking with Base Camp Hike, a local trek agency.


Among the short hiking trails around Kathmandu Valley, Kakani to Nagarkot Hiking is one of the finest trails. Because it is considered as the longest hiking trail near Kathmandu and it provides amazing mountain scenery. Nonetheless, it covers the popular vantage points near Kathmandu such as Kakani, Chisapani, and Nagarkot. Thus we can say this hiking trail provides worthwhile hiking experience to the Hikers.

This hike goes through the Shivapuri National Park to Nagarkot. Throughout the journey to Nagarkot – Kakani, you will get panoramic views of the Himalayas and best view of Kathmandu Valley.

As we walk through Shivapuri National park, we will have a precious opportunity to see many species of plants and animals. Because Shivapuri National Park has more than 500 species of plants and many species of animals.

Besides the mountain view, you will get an opportunity to explore Shivapuri national park. As we hike along lush and pristine forests via Shivapuri National Park, hikers can experience the greenery and peace in nature. There is also a Monastery in between the route of Shivapuri and Chisapani Village. So you can visit Monastery, while hiking Chisapani.

Throughout the Kakani and Nagarkot hiking, we will have the views of Langtang, Langtang lirung, Gauri Shanker, Jugal himal, Manaslu, and Mount Everest.


Day 01– Arrival at Kathmandu

We pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to hotel.

Day 02 – Drive to Kakani

2nd day of hiking, We drive to Kakani Village which is located at 2,030m (6,660 ft) and 23 km northwest from Kathmandu. It takes 1 hours 30 minutes to reach Kakani from Kathmandu by driving. The Kakani is the starting point of Kakani-Nagarkot Trekking. From Kakani, you can see Langtang, Ganesh Himal,Jugal Himal, Annapurna and Manaslu. Enjoy the remaining day at Kakani by exploring the surroundings. Include: B,L,D,A

Day 03 – Kakani to Shivapuri (2729m)

It takes around 4 hours to reach Shivpuri from Kakani. So it will be easy walking 3 rd days(Kakani to Shivapuri).Overnight at Shivapuri. Included : B,L,D,A.

Day 04 – Shivapuri to Chisapani (2115m)

Duration: 5 hrs

Today we will trek to Chisapani from Shivapuri. It takes around 5 hours to get Chisapani from Shivapuri Village. We will be in Chispani village early afternoon. Overnight at Chisapani and included B,L,D,A.

Day 05 Chisapani to Nagarkot (2195m)

This is the day 5th of our hiking and we will trek to Nagarkot. Within 5 to 6 hours walk, we reach Nagarkot from Chisapani. Included: B,L,D,A.

Day 06 – Drive to Kathmandu (1300m)

Early in the morning we will hike Nagarkot View Tower for the Sunrise experience. Afterwards we’ll drive to Kathmandu.

Day 07 – Departure

Note: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner, A = Accomodation

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