Sundarijal Chisapani Nagarkot Hike- 3 Days

Duration: 3 Days


  • Duration 3 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Max. Altitude 2,300 m. | 7,545 ft.
  • Trip Start and End Kathmandu-Nagarkot-Kathmandu
  • Trip Area Sundarijal-Chisapani-Nagarkot
  • Best Season All Seasons


  • Experience the panoramic views of the towering Himalayan Mountains, including Langtang ranges, Gauri Shankar, Dorje Lakpa, and Manaslu.
  • Enjoy the splendid sunrise view from Nagarkot View Station.
  • Dive into the natural ambiance of the local village and witness the traditional lifestyle.
  • Refresh your nostrils with the pristine air in verdant forests.
  • Walk through the lush forests of Shivapuri National Park.
  • Enrich your taste buds with flavorful local Nepal cuisines
  • Enjoy the cozy lodges on this hike for the most affordable cost.

Chisapani is a small village in the northern part of Kathmandu valley. The village is situated at an altitude of 2,300 m (7,545 ft). Also, Nagarkot is a small hill station situated east of Kathmandu at an altitude of 2,175 m. (7,135 ft.). Chisapani and Nagarkot are popular destinations for both local and foreign visitors. This is due to the breathtaking panoramic views that can be seen of the Himalayan mountain range.

Both places are filled with hotels, resorts, and guesthouses to provide them with a cozy experience. To travel to these places, we suggest the best 3-day Chisapani-Nagarkot Hike.

Also, check Best Beginner Short Treks in Nepal.

Chisapani-Nagarkot hiking: Is It right for me?

The Chisapani-Nagarkot 3-day trek passes through Shivapuri National Park, home to various flora and fauna. Shivapuri National Park is a natural heritage that supports an exciting trail for visitors.

You will have a refreshing walk on the verdant path aided by fresh air, making your hike more enjoyable and memorable. This hiking in Nepal has extensive positive reviews, with the affordable cost as a support. Every traveler can count this trip as one of the most visited trails.

With basic physical fitness, you can complete this hike. 

The guide of our company will be with you all the time so, you won’t have to worry about anything. We at Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition will take care of everything for you to fully enjoy the Nagarkot hiking trail.

Furthermore, you'll walk through an off-the-beaten route in beautiful sub-tropical forests and rhododendron trees. If the season is correct, you can witness the colorful Rhododendron, which is the national flower of Nepal.

For travelers looking for an alternative, short, trip that costs less, you can go for the Sundarijal-Chisapani 1-day Hike as well.

What can I gain on the Chisapani-Nagarkot hike?

The Chisapani-Nagarkot 3-day journey is one of the best hikes around Kathmandu Valley. This hiking trail features one of the most scenic views of Kathmandu Valley and Bhaktapur's ancient city. Visitors can have a panoramic view of Langtang ranges, Gauri Shankar, Dorji Lakpa, and even the Everest range if the weather is clear.

If you have 2 to 3 days and want to spend it at the most affordable price in Nepal, then the Chisapani-Nagarkot 3-day hike is the one for you.

Nagarkot is a rendezvous point for tourists to observe the early sunrise view. The view of the rising sun and the snowcapped mountain from here gives a picturesque sight. You can take pictures and observe the surrounding rolling hills and valleys from the view station.

Similarly, this area gives a fantastic sunset view, which seems like the sun submerged in a distant hill. Nagarkot's evening ambiance is a sight visitors want to take advantage of.

A panoramic Himalayan view is another specialty of the Sundarijal-Chisapani-Nagarkot hike. You'll ascend hills to approximately 2,165 m ( 7,103 ft). The hike boasts a vivid scenery of towering peaks. This includes Ganesh Himal ( 7,422 m/24,350 ft), Mt. Langtang Lirung (7,227 meters/23,711 feet), Mt. Gaurishankar (7,134 meters/23,406 feet) and Mt. Manaslu (8,163 m/ 26,781 feet).

You'll have several opportunities to savor the delicious Nepalese platter of food. You'll taste flavorful Daal Bhaat, Dhido, Choeyla, mo: mo, Newari bread, and several other options. Each place offers different flavors and tastes, with a burst of flavors in your taste buds.

Similarly, you can taste Nepali drinks like Tongba, Chyang, and Raksi, which are grain-based alcoholic beverages.

The most you will gain and take from this trip is an Unforgettable Memory tied to this place. It will make you mark Nepal for more adventurous travel in upcoming days

Chisapani-Nagarkot Hike: Cost Breakdown

The 3-day Chisapani-Nagarkot journey usually costs $270-$300 per person. The number of individuals, food, and Entry Permits determine the total price of this trip. This travel is one of the best 3-day trips at a reasonable budget for every hiker Coming to Nepal. And with the presence of our company guide, it will make you not miss out on any important places and information on this trip.

Book Chisapani-Nagarkot Hike 

To book this 3-day tour in 2024, you can get in touch with our team on WhatsApp at +977-9851083619 (Ram Krishna Timalsina) or e-mail us at Also, you can directly book the trip from this online portal. You can book this hiking tour with us anytime, so book first and enjoy the adventurous Journey at the most premium cost.


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After Breakfast, you'll head to our first destination Chisapani from Kathmandu. It will take a drive of about one hour to reach our gateway, Sundarijal. From Sundarijal, you'll commence our hiking to Mulkharka for lunch. Afterward, you'll head to Chisapani ( 2300 m) through the verdant path. After a few hours of walking, you'll arrive at Chisapani and stay overnight at a lodge.

Today you'll rise early to view the beautiful sunrise and jaw-dropping Himalayan mountains from Nagarkot View Station. After Breakfast, start your day from Chisapani to Jarsing Pauwa (4-5 hours walk ) or Nagarkot (2175m, 7 hours walk). During this trail, you will have beautiful Himalayas views. At Nagarkot, you will gaze upon the beautiful sunrise.

Today, you will witness the Nagarkot sunrise at first. After breakfast, you will start the last leg of this whole travel. Thus, you will walk from Nagarkot to Changunarayan Temple (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) via Telkot. While coming back down to Changu, you can witness the historical and ancient Newar houses in the Newar communities all along. After some time at Changunarayan, you will finally drive back to the hotel from Nagarkot.

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Cost Details


  • Pick up and drop off in a private vehicle
  • Overnight stay in Chisapani
  • Professional English-speaking Government-Licensed Hiking Guide
  • Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park Fee
  • Changunarayan Temple Entrance Fee
  • 2-Night Hotels in Chisapani and Nagarkot
  • Day 1: Lunch and Dinner
  • Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • Day 3: Breakfast


  • Personal Expenses and Extra food and beverages
  • Tips and gratuity for staff
  • Anything not included in the inclusions

Useful Info

Essentials for 3-day Chisapani-Nagarkot hike

  • Sunhat and sunscreen 
  • Hiking backpack
  • Bottle of water
  • Camera and binoculars to enjoy the picturesque view
  • Insect repellant ( if any allergy)
  • Clothes according to the season

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