Chisapani -Nagarkot Trek 6 Days

Trip Facts

  • Duration 6 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Destination Nepal
  • Transportation Private Tourist Vehicles
  • Activity Cultural Tour, and Hiking
  • Best Season an- May and Sept- Dec
  • Group Size Min 1, Max 16 People
  • Trip Start/End Kathmandu
  • Max Altitude 2200m


  • The UNESCO listed monumental sites of Kathmandu- Pashupathinath, Buddhanath, Swayambhunath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Cascading waterfalls of Sundarijal- a gateway to Chisapani Nagarkot trek
  • Remarkable ethnic towns like Mul Kharka and Kattie
  • A mesmerizing Chisapani village- located beyond the crowd in a pristine natural setting
  • An easy and fantastic hiking trail with Himalayan views
  • Nagarkot- a dramatic Himalayan viewpoint above Bhaktapur
  • The views of Himalayas- Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal range, Langtang range, Rolwaling and Dorje Lhakpa peak
  • Scattered settlements on the terraced hillsides
  • Exploration of the most ancient temple in the Kathmandu valley hill ridge – Changu Narayan

Chisapani -Nagarkot Trek Overview

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek is an ideal short trip to hike nearby the Kathmandu valley. It's a short and excellent trip if you are with your family group with children or also if you want to explore the dramatic Himalayan views after a short trek. Walking through the enchanting trail of Shivapuri National Park, you reach Chisapani, you stretch the trek to Nagarkot, which is an exclusively popular destination among travelers. Changu Narayan temple is another attraction on the trip, which is a UNESCO-listed monumental site.

Driving about an hour from Kathmandu to Sundarijal, Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking commences through the watershed area of Shivapuri National Park. The trail is magnificent and escorts you through beautiful villages, Himalayan scenery, and beautiful jungle in the terraced landscape. On the first day, you walk an almost uphill section to the isolated town of Chisapani. The trail hereafter is often downhill and the final part ascends to Nagarkot. The Himalayan viewpoint of Nagarkot offers marvelous sceneries of the Himalayas, including Mt. Everest, Langtang range, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal range, Dorje Lhakpa, and Rolwaling Peak.

Changu Narayan Temple is another brilliant attraction on the Chisapani Nagarkot trekking itinerary. It is a UNESCO-listed monumental site and the oldest pagoda-style temple nearby the Kathmandu valley. The trek concludes at this point and you drive further to Kathmandu via Bhaktapur.

A wonderful aspect of Chisapani Nagarkot Trek is that you can enjoy the trek without having any trekking experience. It is ideal for beginners as well as experts with moderate physical fitness. The trek becomes easily accessible with the various forms of accommodation on the route.

Trekking from March to May and September to November, you will get the most suitable trekking weather on the Chisapani Nagarkot trekking route. However, with its lower elevation, you can enjoy the trek also in winter. Adventure Club Trek organizes the trek with flexible departure dates. Please, feel free to contact us for more details about the trek.

Meals During the Hiking  

The facilities en route to around ridge is well developed. You can enjoy typical Nepali food, different ethnic cuisines as well as all types of international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian, etc.) from pizza and Chips to apple pie. You can even enjoy hot chocolates, a variety of bread, a variety of drinks, and snacks. Breakfast of the day will be provided from the teahouse/lodge menu where you spent your night. Lunch will be served on the way to the destination, and dinner, and breakfast in the teahouse where you will spend the night. A welcome dinner, a farewell dinner, and breakfast will be provided during your stay in Kathmandu.

Accommodation During the Treks 

All accommodations for Valley Ridge trek are in hotel/lodges on a twin sharing basis included in the trip cost and are chosen based on the standard of hygiene, the standard of service and food, location, etc. During the trip, you will spend three nights in a 3-star hotel, We will be staying in a three-star hotel in Kathmandu, and during your trekking, you will spend 2 nights in a standard hotel/guesthouse. If you are a solo traveler, you will share a room with someone else of the same sex of your group. If you prefer a single room, you may indicate your preference and get single rooms on request by paying a single supplement cost.


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Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), you will be welcomed by a representative from Adventure Club Trek. After sorting out your custom formalities (visa and so on), you will be transferred to your respective hotel in Adventure Club Trek’s private vehicle. After resting for some time at your Hotel, you will attend an orientation about your trek led by the trekking leader over a welcome dinner. Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsWelcome Dinner
  • Max. Altitude1300 m / 4264 ft

On the second day, you will discover the medieval cultural prosperity of Kathmandu city. It has got ancient temples and stupas, which are included in the UNESCO world heritage sites. The Pashupathinath temple (Hindu pilgrimage destination), Kathmandu Durbar Square (an open museum), Buddhanath Stupa, and Swayambhunath Stupa are the major highlights of a day tour in Kathmandu. Exploring these excellent cultural sites, we drive back to the hotel and prepare for the trekking.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Max. Altitude1300 m / 4264 ft

Right after having breakfast at the hotel, we drive to Sundarijal, which is a trip of an hour. The first impression of the trek is amazing, which includes cascading waterfalls and enchanting trails through the forest. First, we reach Mulkharka, a beautiful Tamang settlement on the terraced terrain and we walk through the isolated, rather interesting route through the woods getting some glimpses of the Langtang Himalayan peaks all the way to Chisapani. It is a beautiful ethnic settlement, purely located beyond the crowd.

  • AccommodationGuesthouse
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Max. Altitude2,300

The morning at Chisapani village is quite incredible with its isolated location and rewarding natural setting. Having breakfast, we begin the trek through the enticing trail with a destination of Nagarkot. Walking through the wide trail, we also get the Himalayan peaks of the Langtang and Ganesh Himal ranges. We stop for the lunch at Kattike, which is another beautiful Tamang village and itself is a great Himalayan viewpoint. Nagarkot is the entire way uphill walk from this point, where we stay overnight. Not only for hiking but also for the sunrise view over the Himalayan peaks, travelers visit this enchanting hill ridge. The sunset view is the last surprise before you end the day

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Max. Altitude2,100m

Exploring the gigantic Himalayan views- Mt. Manaslu, Langtang range, Ganesh Himal range, Rolwaling peak, Dorje Lhakpa, and the surroundings in the northern part is a great part of this trekking. After the sunrise, these snowy summits blaze dramatically. Then we have breakfast at the hotel and start hiking toward the Changu Narayan Temple. The romantic scenery of the terraced hillside and the pristine setting of woods are enticing. Passing some of the villages, we eventually walk through the isolated forest of Telkot and reach Changu Narayan. The temple is a UNESCO-listed monumental site and the most ancient temple on the hill ridge of the Kathmandu valley. Exploring the temple, first we have lunch and drive further to Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Farewell Dinner
  • Max. Altitude1300 m / 4264 ft

Our Adventure ends here. A representative from the Adventure Club Trek will accompany you and see you off at Tribhuvan International airport a few hours before the scheduled flight to your home.

Note: If you still have a few days after the trekking schedule, you might be interested to experience other adventurous activities like jungle safari, Rafting, Bungee jumping, and paragliding. You may contact the Adventure Club Trek for the arrangement.

  • MealsBreakfast

Note: - Your safety is of the utmost concern whilst you are traveling with Adventure Club Trek. We will make every effort possible to follow the original itinerary but we reserve the right to change that itinerary if a segment of it becomes a safety issue. Certain mountain regions are remote, natural disasters can happen, weather conditions can decline and there can be illnesses or an injury. To avoid dangerous situations we may occasionally have to make changes to the itinerary to ensure everyone’s safety. That having been said, Adventure Club Trek will strive to provide you with the best possible trekking experience and to keep your safety our number one priority. We thank you for your understanding.

Cost Details

Price Includes

  • Arrival and Departure transfer by private tourist vehicle. 
  • Standard twin shared hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast. as per the Itinerary.
  • A full-day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide and entrance fees
  • 2 nights’ accommodation during the trek in a twin shared guesthouse
  • Welcome and farewell dinner.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Kathmandu by car /van.
  • Government licensed, English-speaking guide trained in wilderness first aid
  • Porters to carry your luggage during the trek (1 porter for 2 trekkers)
  • Assistant trekking guides walk with the group to support as necessary.
  • Staff costs include their, food, salary, accommodation, transportation, insurance, and medicine.
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion).
  • All necessary paperwork and permits.
  • Complimentary Adventure Club Trek T-shirt, Medical kit, duffel bag, and trekking map
  • Travel and rescue arrangement
  • All Government and Local taxes

Price Excludes

  • Nepal visa (USD 30 for 15 days and USD 50 for 30 days and US$125 for 90 days)
  • International air fares/flights (fares and flights can be arranged upon request)
  • Personal expenses (alcoholic drinks, bottled water, cold drinks)
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu.
  • Personal travel insurance and medical bills
  • Insurance with helicopter evacuation
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Tips for guides, porters, and drivers (tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)

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