Kathmandu Valley Cultural Trekking Trail

Cultural TreksKathmandu valley cultural trekking trail is the perfect short trek for those who do not have the time to venture further into the Himalayas. The trail is moderate no fuss trek, with distance lasting six to seven hours each day on mainly wave terrain with a few long climbs this is a low altitude trek which does not elevation to more than 2500m and therefore should not create any problems with altitude related illness. Bundle light and head into the forest hills nearby the valley rim for this culturally rich trek. Chisapani where you can see sunrise and sunset view in 180 degree in angle. Nagarkot is touristy hill station in 2175m. Wonderful way to discover the various society and theatrical scenery along the valley rim. Its proximity to Kathmandu makes it an excellent trek for those people who only have short stay in Nepal where you can also enjoy as well as Nepalese families in countryside with fresh culture.


The trail displays the best of Nepal rural culture, diversity and stunning Himalaya views that can be enjoyed with simple preparation and minimal equipment. The trail begins from Sundarijal, the entry to Shivapuri Nagarijun National Park, a watershed only 30 minute drive from the center of Kathmandu. Nagarkot is meticulous to the best place from Kathmandu valley for mountain watch. Mainly people connect trekking in Nepal with long tricky treks, high mountain passes and the need for arrange expeditions. This newly industrial for trekking route, Kathmandu valley cultural trekking trail. The best season for that excuse is from October to March for trekking. During monsoon season, from June to August, one will need a Christmas wonder to see even a quick look to the Himalaya on the way from your trekking. Along the way you will be treated to pristine wilderness and diverse ethnic groups living in the pure rural areas, near Nepal most popular hill station Chisapani, Nagarkot, Dhulikhel, Balthali and Panauti. You will need good level of fitness and stamina to total the full space.


Valley Cultural Trekking Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Tribhuwan international airport in Nepal and transfer to Hotel.

Day 2: Kathmandu to Sundarijal drive, same day trek to Chisapani (2215m.) 5 hours in total.

Day 3: Morning sunrise view, breakfast in Hotel & trek to Nagarkot (2200m.) 6-7 hours walk.

Day 4: Trek from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel (1500m.) it takes about six hours walk.

Day 5: Trek from Dhulikhel to Balthali (1370m.) 6-7 hours walk.

Day 6: Trek from Balthali to Panauti (1510m.) and drive back to Kathmandu 3-4 hours.

Day 7: Drive to Kathmandu after sightseeing around Namobuddha. Overnight Hotel.