2 Day Kathmandu Hiking

2 Day Kathmandu Hiking
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Nepal is a magnificent paradise for wanderlust, filled with natural beauty and offering the perfect hiking spots to detoxify and find inner peace. 2-day Kathmandu hiking is a wonderful way to enjoy your holidays, and if you’re in capital, you’re in luck – there are plenty of short hiking destinations near Kathmandu, one of the busiest cities in Nepal.

The sub-alpine forests and quiet countryside around Kathmandu make for a great short break from the hustle and bustle of city life.

The 2-day Kathmandu to Nagarkot hike starts with a short drive from Kathmandu to Sankhu and hike up to Nagarkot hill that may take about 3 hours in first day.

Here are some key highlights of the 2-Day Kathmandu Hiking:

  1. Picturesque Landscapes:
    • Trek through terraced fields, lush forests, and charming villages.
    • Enjoy breathtaking views of rolling hills and valleys along the hiking trails.
  2. Local Culture Experience:
    • Journey from Sankhu, an ancient town northeast of Kathmandu.
    • Interact with locals and witness their daily way of life.
  3. Historical Sites:
    • Explore the Changu Narayan Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    • Admire its intricate architecture and cultural significance.
  4. Himalayan Views:
    • Enjoy panoramic views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest on clear days.
    • Witness mesmerizing sunrises and sunsets over the snow-capped peaks.
  5. Nagarkot View Tower:
    • Visit the Nagarkot View Tower for a 360-degree perspective of the surrounding mountains.
    • Capture stunning vistas and enjoy the fresh mountain air.
  6. Local Cuisine:
    • Indulge in traditional Nepali meals and snacks at tea houses or restaurants along the trail.
    • Experience the region’s culinary delights.
  7. Peaceful Retreat:
    • Nagarkot offers tranquility away from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu.
    • Immerse yourself in its peaceful environment and scenic beauty.

Itinerary for best of the Kathmandu Valley in 4 Days (include 2 day hike)

Day 01: Kathmandu arrival & 2 Heritage Sightseeing
Today’s Attractions: Pashupatinath Temple & Boudhanath Stupa

Our staff will pick you from the Tribhuvan international airport. After check-in at the luxury hotel in Kathmandu, we will start our tour by visiting the Pashupatinath temple and then to the Boudhanath stupa – the two world heritage sites in Kathmandu city among the 7.

Pashupatinath Temple is a huge pilgrimage site and one of the biggest shrine of Lord Shiva (Hindu Deity) & most sacred temple for Hindus. Boudhanath Stupa is also known as little Tibet of Kathmandu & is a spiritual site that shows two eyes of Buddha conveying the message of peace.

Accommodation: 5 Star Luxury Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Drive Kathmandu to Sankhu (1 hour) and trek to Nagarkot(2,175m) – 4 Hrs.
Start your day early with a bumpy 17-kilometer private car from Kathmandu to Sankhu. From Sankhu Bus Park, head east along the paved road for about 420 meters until you reach the fork in the trail at Dhalanko. Continue straight, avoiding any turns, and trek along the dirt road through small villages.

As you pass through friendly villages, the trail gradually climbs. After approximately 2 kilometers, the villages start to dwindle, and you’ll enter a thick forest. Walk the tree-lined single track for another 2.4 kilometers over a 250-meter incline until you reach Kartike Bhanjyang. From Kartike Bhanjyang, ascend the steep path—the final section of the trail—with about 300 meters of elevation gain to reach Nagarkot.

Accommodation: 5 Star Luxury Hotel in Nagarkot.

Day 03: Trek Nagarkot to Changunarayan (1,500m) and drive back to Kathmandu (1,400m). 4 Hours Trek and 1 hour drive.
You will eat breakfast at a local restaurant after taking in the breathtaking vista and then begin the descent. Your route to Chagunarayan Temple will take you via picturesque typical local villages, paddy fields, and a breathtaking vista of the Kathmandu Valley.

Reaching Chagunarayan Temple from Nagarkot will need a 4–5 hour hike. You will have lunch after touring the oldest Hindu temple in Nepal, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and then you will drive back to Kathmandu after seeing a little of the surrounding countryside.

Accommodation: 5 Star Luxury Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 04: Departure
On the final day of your tour, you can go on a final tour of the city or simply relax at your hotel until it is time for your departure. Say goodbye to Nepal and take your flight back home with unforgettable memories of your 2 Days Kathmandu Hiking.

Note: This 4 days itinerary include 2 day hike in Kathmandu can be customized based on your preferences and the time available for your trip.

Cost Includes

1. Kathmandu Airport Pickup and Drop off
2. 2 nights twin sharing accommodation in 5* hotel, Kathmandu.
2. 1 night twin sharing accommodation in Club Himalaya, Nagarkot.
3. All foods (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) in Kathmandu and Nagarkot hotel.
4. All entrance fees in sightseeing place.
5. English speaking tour guide during the tour.
6. Luxury transportation for entire trip.

Cost Excludes

1. Nepal Visa Fee
2. Personal Expenses
3. Bar Bills
4. Tips for Driver and Guide

2 Day Kathmandu Hiking Cost

Price Per Person 2-4 Persons 5-8 Persons 9-14 Persons 15-20 Persons
Kathmandu Luxury Tour $1150 $990 $810 $780
Single Supplement $450 $370 $330 $300