Sundarijal - Chisapani - Nagarkot - Changunarayan Hiking Tour is one of the shortest trekking package from Kathmandu. It gives the real taste of nature, culture and walking expereince in short period of time.
The Sundarijal Chisapani Nagarkot hike is a lovely short trek within the Kathmandu Valley, This trek will give you a true sense of nature as we hike through beautiful villages, thanks to the abundance and rich diversity of flora and fauna. In Sundarijal Chisapani Nagarkot Trek we hike past lush, green terraced hillsides that grow seasonal crops of mustard and wheat. Sundarijal Chisapani Nagarkot Trek offers some magnificent mountain views throughout the three days.
Sundarijal Chisapani Nagarkot Trek starts at Sundarijal, a forty-five minute drive from Kathmandu. The trail leads upwards past small villages and through forests of oak and rhododendron to the settlement of Chisopani for our first night. Chisapani is a small settlement of Brahmin, Gurung, and Sherpa groups that provides fantastic views of the Himalayas.
The following day, we head to the hill station of Nagarkot. This is a great day and takes approximately 6 hours. The hike is mostly through lush forest to reach our destination. Nagarkot is renowned for its sunrise and sunset views over the Himalayas. Mount Everest, along with many other snow-topped peaks, is spread out before you. After a good breakfast at Nagarkot, we trekked down for four hours along a ridge to the temple of Changu Narayan. This temple is the oldest Hindu temple in the Kathmandu Valley, and it features some amazingly intricate carvings of Tantric deities. The earthquake of 2015 badly damaged Changu Narayan and its associated buildings, but restoration of the complex is well under way.
Our transportation will pick us up here and take us to Bhaktapur, a short distance away, where we will have lunch. Bhaktapur, with its narrow, brick-paved streets, seems locked in centuries-old beliefs. Old traditions that provide hidden treasures of some sort around every corner After spending time here, we take our car back to the hotel in Kathmandu (one hour).
After breakfast we leave the hotel for the fourty minute drive to the start of our trek to Sundarijial. The trail leads upwards past small villages and through forests of oak and rhododendron of the Shivapuri National Park to the settlement of Chisopani for our first night. Chisapani is a small settlement of Brahmin, Gurung and Sherpa groups with fantastic views of the Himalayas. Overnight lodge.
After breakfast we leave our lodge and head to the hill station of Nagarkot, it takes approximately 7 hours mostly through lush dense forest. Nagarkot is one of the most scenic spots in the region, renowned for its sunrise and sunset views of the Himalayas.
After a good breakfast we trek down along a ridge to the temple of Changu Narayan (four hours). This temple is the oldest Hindu temple in the Kathmandu Valley and features some amazingly intricate carvings of Tantric deities. Our transport will pick us up from here to take us to Bhaktapur (city of devotees) a short ride away where we take lunch. Set almost in a time warped medieval setting, Bhaktapur with its narrow brick paved streets seems locked in centuries old beliefs and traditions that provide hidden treasures of some sort around every corner.After spending time here we take our car back to the hotel in Kathmandu (one hour).A farewell meal is arranged in the evening.
Not on this trek as you are staying in hotels and the lodge has bedding you might want to consider a inner bag liner.
We have fixed departures clearly stated in the website otherwise if you are planning to make your tour specific to you and your group the tour starts on the date that works best for you.Typically, you need 2 days in Kathmandu prior to your trek.
You can leave your additional luggage at your hotel in Kathmandu or at our company office in Thamel. Either way, your luggage will be waiting for you at your hotel when you return back from your trek.
You can buy virtually everything you need for trekking from down jackets to water bottles in Kathmandu. There is a variety of branded stores as well as a large selection of copied products mainly in Thamel that are of fairly good quality. It’s still worth bringing your own gear if it doesn’t take up too much weight, especially your own trekking boots to avoid any potential issues when purchasing new shoes..
You should bring trekking boots that are comfortable and broken in. There can be some snow at higher altitudes especially when crossing high passes, so it’s good to be prepared for a variety of conditions. Your footwear should be strong and durable. It should have a chunky sole—preferably made of Vibram or another durable material—and should also protect your ankles..
Tipping is not required but is expected, and really depends on how happy you were with the service. Guides (both for trekking and cultural tours), porters, and drivers are typically provided with a tip at the end of their service with you..
You only need to carry your day pack with daily essentials (sunblock, water, hat, light jacket, and camera) Our porters carry the bulk of your gear, such as extra clothing and overnight essentials
All of our guides at Himalaya Heart speak English and have had many years of experience in guiding foreign travelers. It’s a requirement that they all are trained in first aid as well and we carry a first aid kit during the trek.
You are never that remote on this trek and there is no chance of altitude sickness. However this is the detail we give to guests on longer treks If you fall ill during your trek, the course of action depends on what’s wrong. If it’s altitude sickness, moving to lower altitudes and taking altitude medication will solve this in most cases; if it’s severe, our guide will arrange for an emergency evacuation by helicopter Himalayan Heart will cover the initial costs then claim from your insurer (be sure that emergency helicopter rescue is covered in your travel insurance it is an essential requirement before travelling with us). If you have stomach sickness or another type of food or water-related illness, our guide will have medication on-hand for most common illnesses.
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