Shivapuri Chisapani Trek

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Shivapuri Chisapani Trek

Activities: Hiking
Max altitude: 2330m
Trip Duration: 6 N | 7 D
Group size: Min 2 pax
Hike route: Kathmandu – Sundarijal via Boudha – Nagarkot – Changunarayan – Kathmandu

Shivapuri Chisapani Trek starts with a short drive to Sundarijal, a popular hangout and busy picnic spot in the north of Kathmandu. Leaving aside a few settlements on the way, the hike trail passes through forest to Chisapani. Chisapani is a mixed settlement of Brahmins, Gurungs, and Sherpas. Next day hike back all along the forest through hill station Nagakort to Changunarayan and drive back to Kathmandu.

Highlights

? Breath taking view of Himalayas
? local people and lifestyle
? Monasteries
? Nagarkot tower view
? Mount view of Gaurishankar, Langtang, Dorje Lakpa ranges including a distant view of Mt Everest
? Beautiful rhododendron and pine forest, numerous ethnic settlements
? Local art and architecture
? Flora & fauna
? Untold stories related to histories and culture

Detailed itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu- D
Welcome to Nepal. At your arrival in Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu, Himalayan Namobuddha Travel and Treks’ representative will be there to welcome you. The representative will help you to check in your hotel rooms. In the hotel, you will be briefed about your activities during the trip. In the evening you will be welcomed with a dinner in one of the typical Nepali restaurant with cultural programs. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu- B
After breakfast at your hotel, we do sightseeing around Kathmandu city. We start our day trip from Thamel, this is the famous tourist street of Kathmandu city. You can shop your needy equipments, then to the famous historical place Kathmandu Durbar Square and then we will take you for Patan tour where you will be visiting Patan Durbar Square and living goddess of Nepal – KUMARI of Patan. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal (about 1 hrs) & Hike to Chisapani (4-5 hrs)- B,L,D
After the breakfast, we board a private vehicle and drive northeast of Kathmandu to Sundarijal. Chasing the trials through the dense woodlands of Shivapuri National Park, we arrive to Chisapani. Five hours of trek would bring us to Chisapani, which offers the magnificence of Himalayan panorama and stunning sunrise and sunset views. Overnight at Chisapani.

Day 04: Hike from Chisapani to Nagarkot (6-7 hrs)- B,L,D
After breakfast Hike to Nagarkot through frequent mid-hill villages and terraced farmlands. Nagarkot is the most popular hill station around Kathmandu Valley, which offers stunning views of the spectacular and majestic Himalayas, deep valleys, lush pine forests in a quaint rural atmosphere. Overnight at Nagarkot.

Day 05: Hike to Changunarayan Temple (3-4 hrs) & drive to Kathmandu (about 1 hrs)- B,L
Early morning we head towards the View-Tower in Nagarkot is an experience that is filled with the glory of watching the sunrise amidst the cerulean mountain ranges. After spending some time at the tower taking pictures, returning back to the hotel for breakfast. The hiking trail leads down to Changunarayan, from where transfer back to Kathmandu. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 06: Free Day in Kathmandu- B,D
This day you will have free day on your own. In the evening, Himalayan Namobuddha Travel and Trek will take you for a farewell dinner in one of the finest restaurant. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 07: Departure from Kathmandu- B
Today is your departure day. Himalayan Namobuddha’s representative will drop you to Airport 3 hours before scheduled flight. It’s time to bid Nepal farewell visit and appreciate your visit to our country Nepal. Hopefully we shall meet again.

*Note: Above itinerary can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Please let us know whether you would like to make shorter or longer or any other further changes in above itinerary. We will provide you details accordingly.

Cost Includes
1. Airport drop + Pick up by private transportation
2. Standard Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
3. Welcome dinner in typical cultural restaurant in Kathmandu.
4. Private transportation during sightseeing in Kathmandu.
5. Entrance fee/permits during trek
6. License holder experienced tour guide during sightseeing and his salary, meal, transportation etc.
7. License holder English speaking trek guide during trek and his salary, meal, transportation etc.
8. During trip: accommodation with all meals (B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner)
9. All necessary ground transportation during the trip: Kathmandu – Chisapani & Changunarayan – Kathmandu.
10. Trekking Map

Cost Excludes
1. Entrance fees for sightseeing in Kathmandu.
2. Meals which are not mentioned above.
3. All personal expenses such as bar bills, beverage, snacks etc.
4. Tips to guide (Expected but not mandatory)
5. Cost raised by cancelation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness which are not under our control.
6. Other things which are not mentioned above.

Wish you a wonderful Himalayan experience with us!!!

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