Chisapani -Nagarkot Trek 6 Days

Trip Facts

  • Destination Nepal


  • 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 Kattike
  • A mesmerizing Chisapani village- located beyond the crowd in pristine natural setting
  • An easy and fantastic hiking trail with Himalayan views
  • Nagarkot- a dramatic Himalayan view point 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

Trip 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 in 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, which escorts you through beautiful villages, Himalayan scenery, and beautiful jungle in the terraced landscape. On the first day, you walk almost uphill section to the isolated town of Chisapani. The trail hereafter is often downhill and the final part ascending to Nagarkot. The Himalayan viewpoint of Nagarkot offers marvelous sceneries of 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.

Cost Details

Price Includes

  • Arrival and Departure transfer by private tourist vehicle. 
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in a standard twin shared room at a three-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • 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
  • Ground 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 walking with the group to support as necessary (1 assistant guide for 4 trekkers)
  • Staff costs including their, food, salary, accommodation, transportation, insurance  and medicine.
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion).
  • All necessary paper work 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 entry visa
  • Hot shower during the trekking
  • International air fares / flights (fares and flights can be arranged upon the 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 guide, porters, and drivers (tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)

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