Kathmandu valley one day Hiking tour

Kathmandu valley hiking tour is one day cultural tour of 3 monasteries- Kapan gumba, fulari gumba,Nagi gumba and hiking inside Shivapuri national park ending at Budhanilkantha temple.

Trip Facts

  • Total Duration:1 Day
  • Destination:Nepal
  • Trip Grade:Easy
  • Meals:Lunch
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle
  • Group Size:minimum 2 pax + above
  • Activities:cultural tour + Day Hiking
  • Max. Altitude:1650m
  • trip package( 2 person +):USD 100 per person( 2 person or more)
  • Trip package( 1 person private tour):USD 120 for 1 person solo private tour

Trip Highlights

  • Kathmandu valley hiking tour is one of the best hiking tour to see best 360 degree views of Kathmandu city from Shivapuri national Park.
  • cultural tour of Two famous buddhist monasteries in Kapan,( Kapan monastery & Fullhari monastery)
  • Cultural tour of Famous Nagi Gumba, located at hill of Kathmandu, in Shivapuri National Park,
  • Cultural tour of Narayanthan Temple, Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu
  • 5-6 hours of day hiking, one of the best hiking trail in Kathmandu valley including monasteries, temple, stupas, local people, best view of Kathmandu city and more..
  • start in one place and ending at another place without repeating trail...

Trip Introduction

Kathmandu valley one day hiking tour in Nepal starts from Kathmandu city. This is one day hiking tour around Kathmandu valley cover beautiful high viewpoints of Kathmandu city including shivapuri national park. This is one of special day tour in Kathmandu which combines cultural tour of Buddhist monasteries, stupa and temple of lord Vishnu which is known as budhanilkantha temple or Narayanthan temple too located at Budhanilkantha in Kathmandu. The buddhist monasteries in this tour covers Kapan Gumna Fulari Gumba and Nagi gumba, Gumba is nepali words of Buddhist monastery. All 3 monastery is very precious monastery and Nagi gumba is located at altitude of approximately 1650m in north of Kathmandu valley in Shivapuri national park at Tarebhir.

Kathmandu valley day hiking route starts from Kapan monastery, Fulari monastery, we start tour 7.30 am from Kathmandu city, we drive to Kapan monastery, it takes about 40-minute drive to Kapan from thamel or city. we first visit Kapan monastery and then we walk to Fulari Monastery in Kapan, two monastery, we start hiking through Jagdol area, the hiking is easy with little up and down through pine trees, once we reach at resort area, just below to Tarebhir, we can see 360 degree view of Kathmandu valley from east/North to south/west, we stop for lunch break for photos and continue walk to Nagi gumba( monastery of Nun, known as Ani Gumba too) entering shivapuri national park. we visit this nun monastery and we walk down to Budhanilkantha temple or Narayanthan temple (sleeping statue of Lord Vishnu). the total hiking area is about 22km from Kapan to Tarebhir, Nagi gumba to Budhanilkantha temple. we visit Nayaranthan temple at budanilkantha. This is total of approximately 7-8 hours of tour and day hiking in Shivapuri national park, perfect day hiking in Kathmandu valley. after tour of Narayanthan temple, we drive to hotel and one day hiking tour is completed.

Kathmandu day hiking route: Kapan- Jagdol- Tarebhir- Nagi gumba- Budanilkantha, total 22 km, 7-8 hours

Tour includes: Two times private transport to Kapan and from Budhanilkantha to hotel, private local guide, lunch, national park entry fees.

Tour starting time: 7.30 am from hotel

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Drive to Kapan, hiking to Tarebhir, Nagi Gumba, Shivapuri national park & Budhanilkantha Temple, drive to Hotel

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01 : Drive to Kapan, hiking to Tarebhir, Nagi Gumba, Shivapuri national park & Budhanilkantha Temple, drive to Hotel

    we will start tour from your hotel at 7.30 am after your breakfast. we drive to Kapan area and visit kapan monastery and then walk to fulari monastery, two meaningful beautiful monastery in Kapan Kathmandu. we start hiking from jagdol area through pine trees to low area of Tarebhir, where we reach in two hours.. we stop for lunch and enjoy view of Kathmandu valley. after lunch we hike to Nagi gumba inside Shivapuri national park and then after tour Nagi gumba, we walk to Budhanilkantha. we visit temple of sleeping lord Vishnu. we drive back to hotel

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    • Walking hours: 7-8 hrs tour
    • Max. Altitude: 1650m

Cost Details

Services includes are:
  • Hotel to Kapan private transport in the morning
  • Budanilkantha to hotel private transport after hiking
  • English speaking local guide
  • Entrance fees of Shivapuri national park
  • Lunch
  • agency service charges
  • taxex
Services not includes are:
  • bottled water, tea/coffee, drinks
  • donation to monasteries
  • tips for guide

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