Kathmandu Valley Ridge Trek 6 Days

Trip Facts

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

Highlights

  • Cultural exploration in Kathmandu- visit UNESCO- listed monumental sites
  • Sundarijal- a watershed part of the Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park
  • A beautiful viewpoint of Mul Kharka- an ethnic Tamang village
  • The remarkable trail through the dense woods
  • Chisapani- an isolated village in the pristine lap of nature
  • Kattie- a village that allows witnessing Langtang and Ganesh Himal range
  • Nagarkot- an excellent tourist destination above Bhaktapur
  • Himalayan views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang range, Manaslu, Jungal Himal, Rolwaling peak, and the surroundings
  • An exploration of the Bhaktapur Durbar Square- temples, wooden and stone sculptures, museum, and ponds

Kathmandu Valley Ridge Trek Overview

Kathmandu Valley Ridge Trek is a short and exciting excursion through the fantastic trail around the Kathmandu valley. It is an excellent way to experience trekking, which is suitable for travelers looking for an easy trail with family groups with senior citizens and kids too. The trail guides through the Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park to the isolated village of Chisapani and finally, it connects to the globally renowned tourist destination Nagarkot. It offers you a refreshing trip and allows you an opportunity to explore the Himalayan views and witness the cultural aura of Bhaktapur Durbar Square.

The trek begins from Sundarijal, which is a watershed area with cascading waterfalls. The trail is quite mixed as you encounter the ethnic Tamang villages like Mul Kharka, Chisapani, and Kattike on the way. The splendid route to the Chisapani village and the ethnic hospitality you get is magnificent. Stretching to Nagarkot, the Himalayan views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang range, Manaslu, Jungal Himal, Rolwaling peak, and the surroundings offer enticing experiences to witness along the trek. Nagarkot is such a destination for travelers that nature lovers prefer to be there to explore the sunrise views over the snowy peaks and sunset views from the hill ridge.

The itinerary of the Kathmandu valley ridge trek extends the trek to Nala-Banepa from Nagarkot descending through the magnificent route inside the woods. The view of terraced hill ridges and scattered houses in the surroundings looks magnificent. At the concluding part of the trip, you get a chance to explore the culturally loaded town of Bhaktapur. The ancient temples, museums, historical palaces, stone, and wooden sculptures are great to witness and explore.

Adventure Club Trek offers Kathmandu Valley Ridge Trekking with a customizing schedule. We organize the trek throughout the year, even during the monsoon season with our professional guides. If you want to experience delightful short trekking around Kathmandu valley, please, do not hesitate to sign up for this trip. The trekking experience will be certainly awesome.

Meals During the Kathmandu Valley Trekking 

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 Kathmandu Valley 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.

Itinerary

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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

After breakfast, we take a one-hour drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal, which is a watershed area of Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park. Obtaining an entry permit, we begin to hike through an absolutely fantastic trail exploring the waterfalls. Walking about an hour gradually, we reach Mul Kharka, which is an ethnic Tamang village. We pass the village and the trail escorts us through nature, where we don't see any human settlements. The striking valley, hill ridges, and Himalayan views are the usual sceneries. Following the enticing trail, we reach Chisapani after about 4 hours of excursion. It is also a gateway to the Helambu valley and can connect the Gosaikunda Lake.

  • AccommodationGuesthouse
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Max. Altitude1,550m/5,086ft

Leaving Chisapani in the morning after breakfast, we keep Nagarkot in our mind as today's destination. Again, the trail is amazing and goes through the pristine woods. The trail is quite wide and includes downhill and uphill routes. We have our lunch at Kattike, which is a remarkable town on the way towards Nagarkot. The Ganesh Himal range and Langtang range can be explored from the lunch point. Spending a while, we begin to take an uphill route all the way to Nagarkot, which is a world-renowned Himalayan viewpoint, a place located above Bhaktapur. The sunset view is another charm for today before taking a rest at the hotel.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Max. Altitude2,175m/7,136ft

part of Nagarkot. The snowy peaks blaze right after sunrise. The Himalayan peaks including some of the peaks of the Everest chain, Ganesh Himal range, Langtang range, Jugal Himal, Rolwaling peaks, and Number Himal can be explored from Nagarkot hill station. The Himalayan scenery can be seen from the hotel itself. Then we have breakfast and depart from there. Hiking through the pristine woods, and magnificent countryside above Bhaktapur, we conclude the excursion at Nala-Banepa and take a drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square. It is an ancient Newari town with a medieval stone and wooden sculptures, temples, squares, and museums. Exploring the historical facts of Bhaktapur, we drive back 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)

Date & Prices

     
Start DateStart: FridayOctober 07, 2022End DateEnd: WednesdayOctober 12, 2022StatusStatusAvailablePricePriceUS $447
Start DateStart: FridayOctober 14, 2022End DateEnd: WednesdayOctober 19, 2022StatusStatusAvailablePricePriceUS $447
Start DateStart: ThursdayOctober 20, 2022End DateEnd: TuesdayOctober 25, 2022StatusStatusAvailablePricePriceUS $447
Start DateStart: WednesdayOctober 26, 2022End DateEnd: MondayOctober 31, 2022StatusStatusAvailablePricePriceUS $447
Start DateStart: MondayOctober 31, 2022End DateEnd: SaturdayNovember 05, 2022StatusStatusAvailablePricePriceUS $447

The Published dates are guaranteed departures. If the scheduled dates are not suitable for you, we will be happy to create our trips to suit your needs. Let us know what kind of trip you are looking for, and our travel experts will help Customize your dream destination.

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