Chisopani – Nagarkot Trek
Chisopani and 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 is an easy hiking / trekking destination located on the north of Kathmandu valley. It is most scenic and uncrowded as only a small number of tourists visit. Chisopani and Nagarkot hill station trekking is a short and delightful during your short stay in Nepal which allure for its nature environment, village life of locals. As Chisopani and Nagarkot is lonely trek, it is also good trek to explore Red Panda an endanger animal of Nepal as you walk through national park. This trek will be best for tourist who are travelling within a week time in Nepal. 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 wild flowers along the routes. A trek to Chisopani village and Nagarkot hill is a soft adventure trek and can be done in any time through out the year.
Chisopani – Nagarkot Trek detail itinerary
Our trek to Chisopani hill and Nagarkot hill Trek is a classical trek itinerary to discover the scenic Himalayan view from both hill station. The particular route is designed for globe trotters who wish to walk around or near by Kathmandu with in a more relaxed manner than take a look 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 B/B plan. Our representative will give you information about further programs.
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), Pasupatinath 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.
Chisapani area trekking or tour conducts from Sundarijal Bazzar, where there’s a small dam and a hydroelectricity station in the northeast corner of the 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. After reaching the ridge, the walk continues on the trail, descending to Chisopani for the 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.
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. Best place to see sunset and sunrise over the great Himalayan ranges. During the sunset, you will have one of best view of Kathmandu valley. Stay overnight in Lodge at Nagarkot.
Wake up very early in the morning to get sunrise view over the tallest Himalayas. If you wish to walk around 4 kilometer in the morning than 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, sisa pagma, 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 oldest temple of Nepal and are listed in world heritage site UNESCO. It is said that Changu Narayan temple have 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.
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?
Chisopani and Nagarkot trek tour cost is available now on USD 499.00 is standard trek price on double occupancy basis. Single supplement cost will be extra USD 115.00. In this price, we offer you Tourist Standard accommodation at our home stay located near by Thamel, Kathmandu and of course the trip price will vary according to group size. < For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add 3 star 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.
- 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.
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
We can organize private Chisopani and Nagarkot trek starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.
Sept 10, 2018 – Sept 16, 2018
Sept 15, 2018 – Sept 21, 2018
Sept 20, 2018 – Sept 26, 2018
Sept 30, 2018 – Oct 05, 2018
Oct 05, 2018 – Oct 11, 2018
Oct 10, 2018 – Oct 16, 2018
Oct 15, 2018 – Oct 20, 2018
Oct 17, 2018 – Oct 22, 2018
Oct 20, 2018 – Oct 25, 2018
Oct 25, 2018 – Oct 30, 2018
Oct 30, 2018 – Nov 05, 2018
Nov 05, 2018 – Nov 11, 2018
Nov 10, 2018 – Nov 15, 2018
Nov 15, 2018 – Nov 20, 2018
Nov 20, 2018 – Dec 25, 2018
Nov 25, 2018 – Nov 30, 2018
Nov 30, 2018 – Dec 04, 2018
Dec 01, 2018 – Dec 06, 2018
Dec 05, 2018 – Dec 10, 2018
Dec 10, 2018 – Dec 15, 2018
Dec 20, 2018 – Dec 25, 2018
Dec 25, 2018 – Dec 30, 2018
Dec 30, 2018 – Jan 05, 2019
Guaranteed – Trip is Guaranteed to run.
Available – Trip is available to run if minimum group size is filled
Limited – Only few space available
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 and Nagarkot hill trek?
Answer: Actually for this kind of trekking is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who are able to walk around 4 or 5 hours in a day, with a light weight day pack. For this trekking if you have about little experience would be better.Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on Chisopani and Nagarkot Trek?
Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and during the 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 next place where you are going.
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 to you bring extra pair for in case. Remember to bring your adapters! An extra battery will be recommended.Question: Is there any communication facilities on Chisopani and Nagarkot hill trekking?
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 works 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 mis understanding. We will of course make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.
And regarding the deposit, we prefer 20 % advance deposit of total price of the trip in order to conform your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Nepal.
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 guest (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 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.
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 this trip 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 knows the destination much better than others. Not only this but also we give benefits the local communities and helps to conserve natural resources which reduced in costs and consumption.
Highly recommended agency !.
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
- Trip Duration: 6 Days
- Max Altitude: 2,195 m / 7,178 ft
- Trekking Hour: 6 Hrs
- Group-Size: 2-25 People
- Best Time: Sept – May
- Trip Mode: Guest House
- Meal on Trek: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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