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Chisopani Nagarkot Trek

Chisopani Nagarkot trek

Chisopani Nagarkot Trek is an easy hiking destination located on north of Kathmandu valley. Hike to Chisopani village and Nagarkot tower station, we need to pass through Shivapuri National Park is one of the most scenic and uncrowded trails situated near Kathmandu valley. 

As it is a very less demanding trail, there are very fewer tourists you can see on the way. Kathmandu – Chisopani – Nagarkot – Changu Narayan Temple trekking is a short but delightful trek during your short stay in Nepal.

Moreover, Chisopani hill station to Nagarkot Hilltop trek is very lonely, and a good trek to explore Red Panda an endanger animal of Nepal as you walk through the national park. Hike from Chisopani to Nagarkot hill is the best soft adventure trek who are traveling within a week time in Nepal.

Furthermore, the trek passes through some beautiful and interesting villages and you might see some of the wild animals such as Musk deer, Himalayan black bear, Monkeys and particularly birds and wildflowers along the routes.

Chisopani and Nagarkot hill station hiking is a soft adventure trek can be done in any time throughout (except monsoon) the year.


Chisopani Nagarkot Trek detail itinerary

It is a classical trek itinerary to discover the scenic Himalayan view from both hill station. The particular route is designed for world travelers who wish to walk around Thamel Kathmandu within a more relaxed manner than take a look at this itinerary.

Day 1 Arrived at Kathmandu valley. Transfer to hotel

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu within breakfast plan. Our representative will give you brief information about your trip.

Day 2 World Heritage sites of Kathmandu Sightseeing, 6 hours.

In the morning after breakfast, we start our day trip visiting world heritage sites located in Kathmandu city which includes Boudhanath stupa (also known as the oldest stupa of Nepal), Pashupatinath temple (holy temple of Hindu where cremation takes place by the holy river Bagmati), Later we visit Kathmandu Durbar Square and Syambhunath Stupa. And transfer to hotel.

Day 3 Kathmandu to Chisapani (2,215m/7,265 ft), 5 hours walking

We walk from Sundarijal Bazaar, passing small hydroelectricity station and a dam to the northeast corner in Kathmandu valley. The walk leads to a climb through wet, subtropical forest to an oak forest and on to Mulkharka, a scattered Tamang village. 
The trail again ascends through oak forest to a pass called Burlung Bhanjyang. Walk continue on the trail, descending to Chisopani for overnight stop. Chisapani offers fabulous panoramic views of the Jugal mountain range including Langtang, Ganesh in the far east and Manaslu, Annapurna towards far west. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 4 Trek from Chisapani to Nagarkot hill (2,195 m/7,178 ft), 6 hours

Trek to Nagarkot trail continues to drop from Chisapani on a good, sometimes level trail that crosses meadows and fields. Trekking goes between the village and forest with the great views of country site and mountain. A famous Nagarkot hill station offers breathtaking Himalayan views, quality accommodation, and high standards in service.
Nagarkot is much more away from the hustle and bustle of urban life. The best place to see sunset and sunrise over the great Himalayan ranges. During the sunset, you will have one of the best views of the Kathmandu valley. Stay overnight in Lodge at Nagarkot.

Day 5 Sunrise Tour view over the Himalayas. Return!

Wake up very early in the morning to get sunrise view over the tallest Himalayas. If you wish to walk around 4 kilometers in the morning than the hike to Nagarkot view Tower. From here, you can see the breath-taking views of the major mountains like Mt.Manaslu, Mt.Ganesh family, Langtang lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Shishapangma, Cho-oyu, Gauri Shankar, etc. On a clear crystal day, one can even see the Mt. Everest (8848 m) not bigger than a dot on the same range.

Likewise, on your way back, you will pass Changunarayan temple which is the oldest temple of Nepal and are listed in world heritage site UNESCO. It is said that Changu Narayan temple has been built by King Hari Dutta in 323 AD. You will observe the culture and history of Changu Narayan temple. After visiting this temple, we have lunch and drive back to Kathmandu. This trip consists of about 7 hours altogether.

Day 6Final departure day

Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey.


How much does Chisopani Nagarkot Trek cost?

This trip is available now on USD 499 per person is standard trek price on double occupancy basis. But of course, the trip price will vary according to group size.
For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add 3star category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu (BB PLAN) and with attached bathroom while on trekking on possible places, so let us know. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discount and attractive complimentary.

Chisopani Nagarkot Trek Cost Include:

  • Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicle car / van / jeep / bus.
  • 2 night’s twin sharing tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu within breakfast plan.
  • Guided sightseeing by Tour Guide in Kathmandu valley with private vehicles.
  • Meals on full board (breakfast, lunch, Dinner) each day during the trekking
  • Guest house accommodation in Chisopani and Nagarkot hill station while on hiking
  • Shivapuri National Park entrance permits and their fees
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) permits and fees
  • Thamel to Sundarijal & Changu Narayan to Old Bus park transfer by bus.
  • All grounded transportation as per itinerary.
  • Professional English speaking license holder mountain trekking guide.
  • Experienced porters (2 guest : 1 porter basis) because each porter carry maximum 25 kilogram.
  • Salary, food, accommodation and their travel insurances for all Nepali crew.
  • A First Aid medical kit bag.
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.
  • A special gift from our company.

Chisopani Nagarkot Trek Cost Exclude :

  • Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
  • Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu
  • Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
  • Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
  • Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
  • Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
  • Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
  • Any other things which are not mentioned above
Group join

We can organize private Chisopani Nagarkot Trek starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.

Trip Date




Feb 05, 2019 – Feb 10, 2019
USD 499
Feb 20, 2019 – Feb 25, 2019
USD 499
Feb 28, 2019 – Mar 05, 2019
USD 499
March 10, 2019 – March 15, 2019
USD 499
March 20, 2019 – March 25, 2019
USD 499
March 25, 2019 – March 30, 2019
USD 499
April 05, 2019 – April 10, 2019
USD 499
April 20, 2019 – April 25, 2019
USD 499
April 25, 2019 – April 30, 2019
USD 499
May 05, 2019 – May 10, 2019
USD 499
May 10, 2019 – May 15, 2019
USD 499
May 15, 2019 – May 20, 2019
USD 499
May 25, 2019 – May 30, 2019
USD 499
June 01, 2019 – June 05, 2019
USD 499

Sept 10, 2019 – Sept 16, 2019


USD 499

Sept 15, 2019 – Sept 21, 2019


USD 499

Sept 20, 2019 – Sept 26, 2019


USD 499

Sept 30, 2019 – Oct 05, 2019


USD 499

Oct 05, 2019 – Oct 11, 2019


USD 499

Oct 10, 2019 – Oct 16, 2019


USD 499

Oct 15, 2019 – Oct 20, 2019


USD 499

Oct 17, 2019 – Oct 22, 2019


USD 499

Oct 20, 2019 – Oct 25, 2019


USD 499

Oct 25, 2019 – Oct 30, 2019


USD 499

Oct 30, 2019 – Nov 05, 2019


USD 499

Nov 05, 2019 – Nov 11, 2019


USD 499

Nov 10, 2019 – Nov 15, 2019


USD 499

Nov 15, 2019 – Nov 20, 2019


USD 499

Nov 20, 2019 – Dec 25, 2019


USD 499

Nov 25, 2019 – Nov 30, 2019


USD 499

Nov 30, 2019 – Dec 04, 2019


USD 499

Dec 01, 2019 – Dec 06, 2019


USD 499

Dec 05, 2019 – Dec 10, 2019


USD 499

Dec 10, 2019 – Dec 15, 2019


USD 499

Dec 20, 2019 – Dec 25, 2019


USD 499

Dec 25, 2019 – Dec 30, 2019


USD 499

Dec 30, 2019 – Jan 05, 2019


USD 499

Guaranteed – Trip is Guaranteed to run.

Available – Trip is available to run if minimum group size is filled

Limited – Only few space available

Question: Is pick up service available if my arrival day in Kathmandu?

Answer: Yes sure !! If you provide us your flights details then you should do request then our representative will come to pick up you on Kathmandu international airport.

Question: Do I need experience to do Chisopani Nagarkot Trek?

Answer: It is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who are able to walk around 4 or 5 hours in a day, with a light-weight daypack. For this trekking, if you have about the little experience would be better.

Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on Chisopani Nagarkot Trek?

Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and on trekking routes. The rooms along the routes are clean with cozy bed with nice mattress and blankets. However we recommend you to take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent it while you are in Kathmandu.

Question: What kind of food can I expect in this trek?

Answer: All the guest houses/lodges along the trek, they have attached restaurant and they cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season)
The dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to the next place where you are going.

Question: What opportunities will I have for shower along express Chisopani Nagarkot Trek?

Answer: Guest house trekking all the lodges they have shower which you can get it somewhere paying and somewhere without paying however if you are in camping trekking – we provide you hot water bucket then you will take bucket shower.

Question: How do I get drinking water on Chisopani Nagarkot Trek?

Answer: During the trekking route there are all places hotel and shops where you can able to buy mineral water and you can buy it for drinking but however we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. Instead, we provide you boiled water or bringing chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in camp-site/along the way.

Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?

Answer: During the lodge trekking there will be more chances to charge the battery. We recommend you bring an extra pair for in case. Remember to bring your own adapters!

Question: Is there any communication facilities on Chisopani Nagarkot Trek?

Answer: In this trekking route you can get telephone services as well as internet services as well.

Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?

Answer: No! So, for the trekking routes, you need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards work only in the bigger city areas.

Question: When should I book my trip and what is the payments terms?

Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.
And regarding the deposit, we prefer 20 % advance deposit of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And the rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Nepal.

Question: Who will carry my luggage on Chisopani Nagarkot Trek?

Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, each of our porter carry maximum 25 kilo of your backpack which means 2 guests (12.5 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis. If you wish to have a private porter, you might also get it on paying an extra cost.

Question: How much distance do I walk each day?

Answer: When walking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to a gradient, terrain, and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, however you have to be prepared to walk roughly about 5 hours each day.

Question: Do I need walking polls ?

Answer: Walking pools are recommended but not compulsory.

Question: How much additional money do I need per day?

Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for a lunch/dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee and some drinks while you are on trek.

Chisopani Nagarkot Trek highlights

  • Discover some of the tallest mountains from Chisopani and Nagarkot hill station.
  • Walking through cultivated fields, mixed forest of Rhododendron, conifers and oak trees.
  • Best view of Ganesh Himal family, Langtang range, Annapurna range …etc.
  • Experience the mixed cultures, tradition and their life styles.

Chisopani Nagarkot Trek Notes

As the information stated above is just a guide and standard template what we provide you, however, the trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Local politics, landslides, cancellation of local flights, weather, transport or a multitude of other factors that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary during on trip.
It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered. If alterations are necessary the leader will decide the best alternative option, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.

“What makes Chisopani Nagarkot Trek special ?”

Opportunities for challenging trekking or hiking and pleasant strolls are scattered all over this planet; you just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in the quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern. We are a team of professional, experienced, well trained and licensed local guides who know the destination much better than others. Not only this but also we give benefits to the local communities and helps to conserve natural resources which reduced costs and consumption.

Chisopani and Nagarkot hill trek review

Highly recommended agency !.

100% 5 star based on – 210 Based on TripAdvisor Reviews

We have done 2 treks with Ammar and his crew. Our guide, Som, was fantastic and the porters happy and reliable. Ammar is great to deal with. We are coming again next year and will use Gokyo Treks and Expedition. Dr Robert Arthur Hilton, Melbourne, Australia.

Trip Price : USD 499 Per Person

    1. Duration of trek: 6 Days
    2. Trek Grading: Easy
    3. Max Altitude: 2,195 m / 7,178 ft
    4. Trekking Hour: 6 Hrs
    5. Group-Size: 2-25 People
    6. Best Time: Sept – May
    7. Trip Mode: Guest House
    8. Meal on Trek: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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