Kathmandu Valley 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 drop you off in our trip hotel. It’s a day at complete leisure, you will be on your own and you can do whatever you want to do for refreshment. But we will be happy to guide you around the city.
Day 2: Preparation and Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu:
On the second day of arrival, we will be interacting with each other. After early breakfast, every guest needs to arrive at the Company to review their trip so that they can buy and manage the required stuff for their trips. After talking about the trip, we will be taking our guest for a cultural sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. The destination for sightseeing 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 Sundarijal and trek to Chisapani:
Today we will be starting our journey. We will drive to Sundarijal. Sundarijal is a place with a lot of water resources, you will notice some waterfalls and river along the way. After reaching Sundarijal we will start our trek through the dense forest towards Chisapani. From Chisapani you can get the stunning view of a snow-capped mountain around you. We will be staying at a guest house for the overnight.
Day 4: Trek from Chisapani to Nagarkot:
Nagarkot is famous for the beautiful view of setting sun and rising with the peaceful environment and fresh air. While trekking to Nagarkot we will hike along the trail with cold breeze and dense forest. The trek will last for 6-7 hours but it will be an easy hike through quite an environment. Once you reach Nagarkot you can view the setting sun with different snow-capped mountains.
Day 5: Drive from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel:
We wake up early 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 6: Drive from Dhulikhel to Namobuddha:
Today’s hiking will lead us towards the famous place to visit near Kathmandu. Here you can explore the monastery and get the perfect view of Kathmandu City. The hike passes through rough roads and dense forests of pine and rhododendron. To reach Namobuddha from Dhulikhel you need to hike for about three to four hours. We will be staying at a guest house for overnight stay.
Day 7: Hike from Namobuddha to Panauti and drive back to Kathmandu:
We will be hiking to Panauti. Panauti is mostly habituated by the Newar community. You can explore the Newar culture and traditions. Panauti also has a hydroelectricity power plant between dense forest and a suspension bridge. After exploring the power plant, we will return to Kathmandu on the Tourist bus if you are in the group. Once you are back we will organize a farewell dinner in the evening for your safe return.
Day 8: 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 hope that you enjoyed the Kathmandu Vallet Trek and hope to see you for another adventure soon.