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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 Unforgettable Chisapani Trek from Kathmandu

Chisapani trek from Kathmandu, a popular choice for adventurers seeking a quick and rewarding escape from Kathmandu. This trek is a fantastic opportunity to combine exercise with exploration, as the trails present a steady uphill challenge—perfect for those looking to build stamina while enjoying the great outdoors.

Overview of Chisapani Trek from Kathmandu

Day 1: Sundarijal to Chisapani (2165m) The journey begins with a drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal, a starting point that sets the tone for an adventurous trek. From Sundarijal, you’ll follow an uphill trail that winds through lush forests, offering glimpses of local flora and fauna. Your first overnight stop is at Chisapani, where you’ll rest and prepare for the next leg of your adventure. We’ve chosen a comfortable hotel to ensure a relaxing start to your trek.

Day 2: Chisapani to Nagarkot (2175m) On day two, the trek becomes somewhat easier as you make your way from Chisapani to Nagarkot. The trail continues through picturesque villages and serene farmlands, providing opportunities to experience rural life up close. The highlight of this leg is the stunning sunrise and sunset views over the Himalayas from Nagarkot, including close-up views of Gauri Shanker, Langtang, Dorje Lhakpa, and if you’re lucky, even Mount Everest at 8,848 meters. The peaceful ambiance and panoramic views make Nagarkot a favorite among trekkers.

Day 3: Nagarkot to Changunarayan, then Drive to Kathmandu The final day of your trek involves a descent from Nagarkot to Changunarayan, home to the oldest temple in the Kathmandu Valley, dating back to around 323 AD. This final stretch offers a chance to explore historical and cultural landmarks before concluding your trek. A drive back to Kathmandu wraps up this memorable experience, leaving you with plenty of stories to share.

Highlights of Chisapani Trek from Kathmandu

  • Popular Hike: Explore a well-trodden path in the Kathmandu Valley, perfect for those looking to experience nature and culture in a short timeframe.
  • Spectacular Views: Enjoy breathtaking sunrises and sunsets over the Himalayas from Chisapani and Nagarkot.
  • Close-up Mountain Views: See a variety of peaks including Gauri Shanker, Langtang, Dorje Lhakpa, and potentially even Mt. Everest on a clear day.
  • Diverse Flora & Fauna: Encounter a range of plant and animal species as you traverse the scenic trails.

Why Choose Chisapani Trek from Kathmandu ?

Nagarkot, located just 32 km from Kathmandu, is renowned for its Himalayan viewpoints. The trek offers easy trails that wind through charming villages, fertile farmlands, and dense forests. It’s the perfect option for trekkers looking to experience the Himalayan splendor within a short period.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Drive to Sundarijal and trek to Chisapani (2165m) Begin your adventure with a scenic drive to Sundarijal, followed by a hike to Chisapani where you’ll stay overnight.

Day 02: Trek to Nagarkot (2175m) Today’s trek takes you through beautiful landscapes, culminating in an overnight stay at Nagarkot to enjoy the stunning views.

Day 03: Trek to Changunarayan (1540m), then drive to Kathmandu Descend from Nagarkot to Changunarayan to explore its ancient temple, before concluding with a drive back to Kathmandu.

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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.


  • 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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