Kakani / Shivapuri / Nagarkot (5 days)

Few people trek around Kathmandu valley, yet it offers a rich insight into the lives, history, culture and religion of the Nepalese living in and around the capital of Nepal. The 2800m rim of the valley offers spectacular views depending on the season. While in spring, you can see the early flowering coourful rhododendrons, in winter, when the skies are clearer, you can see the the majestic snow-capped mountain range from Everest in the east to the Annapurnas in the west.

Day 01: Kathmandu – Kakani – Alendanda:
Drive to Kakani, 1900m from the sea level, 23km. North West from kathmandu. It is famous place for the spectacular view of the valleys & Panorama of the himalaya. Then walk to Alendanda along the ridge in the national park area. CAMP

Day 02: Alendanda – Shivapuri
Alendanda to Shivapuri is very very good walking through the forest & along the ridge with spectacular views of Ganesh Himal, manaslu range, Annapurna, Langtang & Jugal Himal Camp at shivapuri (2735m) which offers outstand view of the himalaya from the campsite on the flag, grassy summit. CAMP

Day 03: Shivapuri – Chisapani
Walk of easily in the morning to see the sunrise over the White Mountains. Breakfast served about 7:30 am. After breakfast, start our treks Chisapani (1200m.). It takes 4 hours. Walk along the ridge between the Shivapuri watershed forest & the Panoramic attraction of the himalaya & overnight in Chisapani. LODGE

Day 04: Chisapani – Nagarkot
Walk between in the village & forest continue our journey to Nagarkot 2175m above the sea level. This spot provides an excellent view of the sunset . Overnight stay in the Nagarkot. HOTEL

Day 05: Nagarkot – Changunarayan and back to Kathmandu
Wake up early morning to enjoy the magnificient sunrise . After breakfast , take a vehicle for 4kms and start walking to Telkot and continue upto Changunarayan Village ( around 3 hours ) . Visit Changunarayan temple , built in 4th century . Drive back to Kathmandu via Bhaktapur.

For more details please , contact apsaratreks@ntc.net.np