Kakani to Suryachaur Hike – the best 1 day Hike

Kathmandu to Suryachaur Hike is considered the best place to go hiking near Kathmandu. 1 day Kakani to Suryachaur hike starts from Kakani-Nuwakot and Ends at Suryachaur. To get to the starting point of this hike, we drive 25 km northwest side of Kathmandu from New Buspark-Kathmandu. Kakani is also the starting point of the most popular Kakani Nagarkot Hike. If you have around 1 week’s holiday, we recommend you to choose Kakani Nagarkot Hike for 6 nights 7 days.

Indeed this 1-day hike provides an amazing hiking experience such as short trekking in Nepal. Because it provides panoramic scenery of the Himalayas in between Suryachaur to Kakani. We can say this is an alternative to get a refresh from Hustle and bustle of Kathmandu City.

The Suryachaur, a beautiful hill station of Nuwakot is situated at an altitude of 1925 meters in the Northern part of Kathmandu. Not only the mountain view, but we can also see beautiful landscapes from Suryachaur. For mountain lovers, the Suryachaur is considered the best viewpoint nearest Kathmandu. From Suryachaur, we can see Langtang, Gaurishanker, Ganesh Himal, and other small mountains in the Lantang Ranges.

There are many highlights of a 1-day hike to Suryachour. Among them, it has an easy trail and fascinates beautiful Langtang ranges with close views. Not only that as this hike go through Shivapuri National Park, but it also provides unique hiking inside the National Park of Nepal.

Kakani Suryachaur Hike

Group size : min 1 and max 25
Hiking starts from : Kakani
Hike Ends in Jhor Suryachaur
Major Attractions : Kakani, Suryachaur, Mountain views, Shivapuri National Park
Transportation options : AC Luxury Car/Hiace
Maximum Altitude : 2,070m
Departure Type : Every Day

Itinerary of Day Hike

  1. Drive to Kakani
  2. Hike to Suryachaur
  3. Drive back to hotel in Kathmandu

On this day, our Guide will be in your hotel at about 7am to start the hike around 7:10am. Your hike begins with a scenic drive to Kakani from your hotel. It will be around  1 and half hour drive from Kathmandu to Kakani. From there, we’ll embark on a comfortable journey through countryside landscapes, offering glimpses of traditional settlements and lush farmlands.

Upon reaching Kakani, you’ll embark on a gentle hike towards Suryachaur, at an elevation of 2070 meters. This 3 to 4-hour hike winds through rhododendron forests and verdant trails, revealing ever-changing vistas of the majestic Langtang and Ganesh Himal ranges.

From Suryachaur, we’ll hike another hour or so towards Jhor, the ending point of our Kakani Hike. Upon reaching Jhor, a private car will take us back to Kathmandu.

Included and Excluded

The kakani Suryachaur Day Hike cost 85 USD per person. This price is based on a minimum 2 people group. 


  • An Experienced/friendly/helpful English-Speaking Guide
  • Salary, Food, and insurance to the Guide
  • Shivapuri Entrance Permit for the Tourist and Guide
  • Your Hotel in Kathmandu to Kakani by Private Car
  • Jhor to your Hotel in Kathmandu by Private Car
  • Drinking water
  • Certificate of Hike
  • Nepal’s Government Taxes, VAT, and official service charges


  • Any Meal
  • All types of Personal Nature Expenses
  • Tip for Guide and Driver ( Tipping is expected )
  • Any other things which are not mentioned in INCLUDED

Package Name: Kakani Suryachaur Hike

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