Overview of Kakani to Suryachaur Hiking

Many hikers already loved Kakani to Suryachaur Hiking. 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.

Group size : min 1 and max 25
Hiking starts from :Kakani
Hike Ends in JhorSuryachaur
Major Attractions :Kakani, Suryachaur, Mountain views, Shivapuri National Park
Transportation options : AC Luxury Car/Hiace
Maximum Altitude :2,030m
Departure Type :Every Day
Kakani Suryachaur Hike
Mountain View seen on Kakani Suryachaur 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.


Itinerary of Day Hike

  1. Drive to Kakani
  2. Hike to Suryachaur
  3. Jhor and drive back to Kathmandu

You will drive Kakani with your guide and it takes around 1 and half hours to get there from Kathmandu. From Kakani, we will start our journey to Suryachaur. Around 3 to 4 hours walking from Kakani, we will be in Suryachaur. There, you will have a great view of the mountains.  Next 1 more hour from there, we will reach JHOR. It is the ending point of our Kakani hike.

Included and Excluded

The kakani Suryachaur Day Hike cost 70 USD per person. This price is based on a minimum 2 people group. If you are a solo traveler, the cost rises up to 40 USD.


  • Local Guide
  • Drinking water


  • Shivapuri National park fees
  • Any Meal
  • All Land Transportation(Car/Jeep/Van)
  • personal expenses
  • Tip to the Guide/Driver

Package Name: Kakani Suryachaur Hike

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