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3 days Chisapani trek from Kathmandu


3 days

Starts from

Kathmandu Hotel

End at

Kathmandu Hotel

Trip Grading

Moderate to easy


Lodge Accommodation


All meals during the trek


Chisapani, Nagarkot and Himalayas



3 days Chisapani trek from Kathmandu is very popular trek. This is actually a kind of excercise trek for you. The trails are uphill walk and require stamina until you reach to Chisapani. It s not climbing but uphill walk which is fun too and it brings some sweats from your body.  The trek starts after from Sundarijal and first night would be at Chisapani, We book nice hotel for you. Then the next day proceed to Nagarkot which is easier relatively from the earlier day. The trek ends with hiking down from Nagarkot to Changu Narayan , the oldest temple built around 323 AD, and finally drive back to Kathmandu.

• Popular hike from Kathmandu Valley.
• Best short trek for spectacular sunrise and sunset views over the Himalayas both from Chisapani and Nagarkot.
• Close up views of Gauri Shanker, Langtang and Dorje Lhakpa and if lucky Mt. Everest 8848m too.
• Varieties of flora & fauna along the hiking trail.

Nagarkot has the Himalayan view-point. It is 32 km from Kathmandu. It is the most popular destination to witness some great mountain panorama such as Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, Sisapangma, Manaslu, Gauri Shanker and even Mt. Everest which can be spotted in a clear day. when you trek to Nagarkot you pass through easy trails along small villages, farmlands, rivers, lush green forests. This is the most suitable trek that can be done within the Kathmandu valley and with a short span of time.

Outline itinerary:
Day 01: Drive to Sundarijal and trek to Chisapani (2165m)
Day 02: Trek to Nagarkot (2175m)
Day 03: Trek to Changunarayan (1540m) drive to Kathmandu

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Drive to Sundarijal and trek to Chisapani (2165m)

After breakfast at your hotel drive to Sundarijal about 40 minutes, the trek-start-point,. From Sundarijal, the trek begins uphill following a large water pipe coming down from the Sundarijal reservoir. Then you will enter the Shivapuri conservation area controlled by Nepal Army, stop at Mulkharka village for lunch. The trail then passes through a Tamang village called Chisapani. As you approach Chisapani, you can spot great views of Langtang Lirung, Annapurna, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and Everest. In the evening, witness beautiful sunset view over the mountains. This is about 5 to 6 hours pleasant walk. Overnight at small guest house that serves you hot showers.  Total 13 km on the trek.

Day 02: Trek to Nagarkot (2175m)

After breakfast, start trek leisurely to Nagarkot, the trail is fairly easy as you walk through forest until you reach to Jhule and to Chauki Bhanjyang. The trail then crosses some villages and terraced fields then reaches Kattike Bhanjyang. You will have to ascend up to reach Nagarkot Nagarkot offers great views of Kanchenjunga in the east, Dhaulagiri in the west and Mt, Everest. Early next morning is a fantastic time to view sunrise over the Himalayas. Stay in a nice hotel that serves hot showers. Total 21 km on the trek.

Day 03: Trek to Changunarayan (1540m) drive to Kathmandu

Wake up early to observe the beautiful sunrise over the Himalayas. Then after breakfast, you will hike to the top of Changu Narayan where the trail descends down via Telkot. En-route bird’s eye-view of Bhaktapur and Kathmandu cities can be spotted. The temple of Changu Narayan is built in 323 AD and also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. At Changu, meet your vehicle then drive back to Kathmandu and drop-off at your hotel. Total 10 km on the trek.

Min - Max (Persons) Adult Price
2 - 3 $245.00
4 - 5 $220.00
6 - 9 $195.00


  • 01: All meals and accommodation in Guest House and hotel during the trek
  • 02: Service of trek guide, additional guide for the group size 6 and above
  • 03: Porter to carry personal baggage
  • 04: Accident insurance for staff and porter
  • 05: Shivapuri conservation entrance permit 
  • 06: Private transfer from trek start/end point from Kathmandu Hotel


  • 01: Personal clothing and sleeping bag personal nature expenses
  • 02: Personal accident and health insurance
  • 03: Alcoholic and bottled beverage, laundry, and tips.
  • 04: Hotel accommodation, sightseeing and meals in Kathmandu


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