Kakani Nagarkot Trek Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Welcome to Kathmandu:
In accordance with your flight schedule, we will be at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, to extend a warm welcome to you in our beautiful country for the beautiful trip. After exchanging warm welcome greetings at the arrival section, we will lead you to our vehicle to transfer you to our trip hotel. It’s a day at complete leisure on your own to relax the jetlag. But we definitely help you with the information to go around in case you’d like to do so.
Day 2: Preparation and Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu:
We spend a full day in Kathmandu today which will be a necessary acclimatization day as well. Early in the morning after breakfast, we will meet for a trip briefing where we will talk about this amazing trip in details and answer your questions should you have any. After the brief meeting is over, we are taking you for an amazing cultural sightseeing tour of heritage sites in Kathmandu valley. The sites we take you for the sightseeing today include Swoyambhunath - the oldest monument in Kathmandu valley, Kathmandu Durbar Square – to see the temple of Living Goddess and other medieval architectural wonders, Pashupatinath – to immerse into Hindu death rites on the bank of a holy river, and Boudhanath – a massive Buddhist shrine considered as the biggest in the world.
Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Kakani:
After finishing up with your breakfast you will pack your required things for the hike including a camera to shoot some photos of nature. We will drive to Kakani which will take us about 1.5 hours. As we reach there we will hike while exploring through the forests. You get the spectacular view of the Himalayas like Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Jugal Himal, and Langtang while hiking along the ridges. We will stay here overnight.
Day 4: Trek from Kakani to Shivapuri:
Today we will reach the highest point of the trek. The trek will last for about 4 to five hours. The trek is easy and relaxed as you breathe in the fresh air of the green and dense forest. Once you reach the Shivpuri you get the perfect view of mountains panoramas which include the famous peaks like Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Mt. Gauri Shankar and, Mt. Dorje Lakpa Mt. Shisapangma, Langtang Range. We will be staying at Shivapuri for overnight.
Day 5: Trek from Shivapuri to Chisapani:
You will be waking up early if you don’t want to miss the sunrise with the beautiful mountain panoramic views. After having our breakfast, we will continue towards Chisapani in chilly weather. We will hike for about five hours to reach Chisapani. You will be passing through dense forest. You will notice some rear birds along the way. The mountain view from Chisapani as well is breath-taking. We will stay at Chisapani for the overnight stay.
Day 6: Trek from Chisapani to Nagarkot:
Nagarkot is one of the famous destination known for its amazing view of fantastic mountains, sunrise, and sunset. Though it is just 1-hour drive from the Kathmandu you can still get the taste of ancient culture and tradition. Here you can relax your body and soul. We will stay at Nagarkot for the overnight stay.
Day 7: Drive from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel:
We wake up early in order to view the great sunrise with the mountains panoramas. After the beautiful sunrise, we will have our breakfast and we will continue our journey. We will drive to Dhulikhel which will take about an hour. From Dhulikhel, you can get the view of mountain vistas. Other than vistas you can explore the Newari culture and traditions. We will be staying at Dhulikhel for the overnight.
Day 8: Drive from Dhulikhel to Panauti and then Drive Back to Kathmandu:
Today it will be the last day for our journey we will first explore around the Panauti which is about half an hour hike from Dhulikhel. We drive back from Panauti to Kathmandu. Himalayan Scenery will provide you with a farewell dinner at night.
Day 9: See You Again:
As the last day on this trip, we drive you to the airport as per your flight schedule back to home or onward destination. We definitely hope that you enjoyed the Kakani Nagarkot Trek and hope to see you for another adventure soon.