Nagarkot and Chisapani Hiking – 7 days

Nagarkot and Chisapani Hiking – 7 days

Start Point


End Point






Max Altitude

2340 meters





No. of Person

Min. 01 Pax


  • Sunrise at Nagarkot: Nagarkot is renowned for its spectacular sunrise views. Witness the first light of the day casting a golden glow on the Himalayan peaks, including Gauri Shanker, Dorje Lakpa, Langtang Ri, and more.Scenic Mountain Views: Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the Himalayan range, including snow-capped peaks, lush valleys, and distant mountain ranges. The viewpoints from Nagarkot and Chisapani offer stunning photo opportunities.Chisapani Village: Chisapani is a charming village along the trail, providing a glimpse into rural Nepalese life. Experience the warmth of the local hospitality, explore the village surroundings, and interact with the friendly villagers.Tranquil Nature Walks: The trek between Nagarkot and Chisapani involves peaceful nature walks through lush forests, scenic landscapes, and quaint villages. The tranquility of the natural surroundings makes for a serene hiking experience.Cultural Exploration: Visit Changu Narayan Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and explore its intricate architecture and historical significance. Learn about Hindu mythology and the cultural heritage associated with Changu Narayan.

    Breathtaking Sunset Views: Experience another captivating sunset, this time from the vantage point of Chisapani. The changing colors of the sky over the Himalayas create a magical and serene atmosphere.

    Local Cuisine: Sample local Nepali cuisine at teahouses along the trail. Enjoy traditional meals and snacks, providing an authentic taste of the region.

    Flexibility in Starting Points: The hiking tour offers flexibility in choosing the starting point, either from Sundarijal or Changu Narayan. This allows hikers to tailor their journey based on preferences and accessibility.

    Village Interactions: Engage with locals during the trek, gaining insights into their daily lives, traditions, and customs. The friendly encounters with villagers enhance the cultural experience of the journey.

    Nature and Wildlife: Explore the Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park along the way, known for its rich biodiversity. Keep an eye out for diverse flora and fauna, including various bird species and possibly some wildlife.

    Moderate Hiking Terrain: The hiking trails between Nagarkot and Chisapani are moderate in difficulty, making the trek accessible to a wide range of hikers, including beginners and those seeking a leisurely adventure.

    Photography Opportunities: Capture the scenic landscapes, cultural elements, and mountain views with ample photography opportunities throughout the trek.

    Escape from Urban Noise: Enjoy the tranquility and serenity of nature, providing a refreshing break from the noise and congestion of urban life.

Nagarkot and Chisapani Hiking Overview

Embarking on the Nagarkot to Chisapani Hiking is an exceptional trek around the Kathmandu Valley, encompassing significant locales such as Nagarkot, Chisopani, and Changu Narayan over a delightful three-day journey. This hiking tour presents a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the wonders of nature, rural Nepal, and the breathtaking majesty of mountain views.

The Nagarkot and Chisapani hiking adventure can commence from either Sundarijal or Changu Narayan, offering flexibility based on the hiker’s preference. Opting for the Sundarijal route provides an enchanting experience as you traverse through Chisapani, relishing the true gifts of nature away from the urban clamor. Interacting with local villagers along the way adds a rich cultural dimension to your journey.

Nagarkot, positioned at an altitude of 2175 meters, is a renowned tourist hill that captivates with its sunrise vistas. The panoramic view of the Himalayas, including peaks like Gauri Shanker, Dorje Lakpa, and Langtan Ri, creates an indelible memory. Following a morning of sunrise admiration at Nagarkot, enjoy a hearty breakfast before heading towards Changu Narayan, a Hindu temple dedicated to the deity Vishnu.

Whether you commence your trek from Sundarijal or Changu Narayan, the Nagarkot to Chisapani Hiking promises an immersive and rewarding experience, blending natural beauty with cultural exploration.

Detail Itinerary

After arriving Kathmandu, our representative picks you up at airport and transfer to Hotel. If time permits us, we can start our trip in the city tour.

Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath and Patan Durbar Square.

Our guide picks you up from Hotel and drive to Sundarijal. After Sundarijal, walk to Chisopani with enjoying villages and natural beauty surrounding there.

This day it needs to walk around 6 to 7 hours. On the way of chisopani to Nagarkot, you will have experience about Nepali culture and traditional of villages with their life styles. Also mountain views of Annapurna, Fishtail, Annapurna South and Othe mountains in eastern parts are possible to see from Nagarkot.

we get up early in the morning to see best sunrise and mountains view. After that, we have breakfast and then hike to changunarayan. We visit changunarayan temple and our private car will come and drive us at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Rest day or shopping. We have an option for mountain flight program if you would have interest to see the Mount Everest from close eye view.

Rest day or shopping. We have an option for mountain flight program if you would have interest to see the Mount Everest from close eye view.

Cost Details

  • What is Included
  • All the transportation by private car.
  • All the meals (breakfast,lunch,dinner)tea/coffee in the hiking period.
  • Professional tour guide and private car for Kathmandu valley sightseeing.
  • A professional government certificate holder hiking guide.
  • Hiking guide/Tour guide’s: salary, food, Insurance, transportation
  • Accommodation on B/B basis in Kathmandu.
  • What is Excluded
  • Hard and soft drinks,
  • Entrance fees,
  • Travel insurance,
  • Personal shopping and laundry services,
  • Tips for hiking guide and tour guide,
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
Quick Inquiry

    Photo Gallery

    Useful Info


    Location: Chisapani is a picturesque village located on the northern part of the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.

    Altitude: The village is situated at an altitude of approximately 2,195 meters (7,200 feet) above sea level.

    Hiking Trails: Chisapani is a popular trekking destination, and it is often included in the trekking itineraries around the Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park. The trek to Chisapani offers a combination of nature walks, scenic landscapes, and village experiences.

    Views: Chisapani provides stunning panoramic views of the Himalayan mountain range, including peaks like Langtang, Ganesh Himal, and even parts of the Everest range.

    Accommodation: The village has several teahouses and lodges offering basic accommodation facilities for trekkers. It’s advisable to check the availability and make reservations, especially during peak trekking seasons.

    Cultural Experience: Chisapani allows trekkers to experience the local culture of the Tamang and Sherpa communities. The village is known for its warm hospitality and friendly locals.

    Temperature: The temperature in Chisapani can vary, and it’s recommended to bring layers of clothing, especially during the evening and early morning when temperatures can drop.

    Wildlife: The trekking trails around Chisapani pass through the Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, providing opportunities to encounter wildlife, including various bird species and possibly some mammals.


    Location: Nagarkot is a popular hill station located on the northeastern outskirts of the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.

    Altitude: The hill station is situated at an altitude of approximately 2,175 meters (7,136 feet) above sea level.

    Sunrise Views: Nagarkot is renowned for its breathtaking sunrise views over the Himalayan range. On clear days, you can see peaks like Gauri Shanker, Dorje Lakpa, Langtang Ri, and even Mount Everest.

    Accommodation: Nagarkot offers a range of accommodation options, including hotels, resorts, and guesthouses. Staying in Nagarkot provides visitors with the opportunity to enjoy the sunrise and sunset views.

    Hiking Trails: Nagarkot is a starting or ending point for various trekking routes, including the Nagarkot to Chisapani trek. The trails around Nagarkot offer scenic walks through terraced fields, forests, and charming villages.

    Photography Opportunities: Nagarkot is a paradise for photographers. The changing colors of the sky during sunrise and sunset, coupled with the Himalayan backdrop, create stunning vistas for photography.

    Weather: The weather in Nagarkot can be cooler than in Kathmandu, so it’s advisable to bring layers of clothing. Checking the weather forecast before visiting is recommended.

    Activities: Apart from trekking, Nagarkot offers activities like mountain biking, paragliding, and exploring nearby attractions like the Changunarayan Temple.

    Cafes and Restaurants: Nagarkot has various cafes and restaurants where visitors

    Transportation: Nagarkot is easily accessible from Kathmandu by road. The drive to Nagarkot itself offers scenic views of the countryside.



    Adventure Land Nepal Tours and Travels P. Ltd.

    Nepal Jang Treks and Expedition P. Ltd.

    With over 18 years of experience we are well known in tourism sector of Nepal for operating both group and individual tours and treks. We have been executing adventure travel and tour itineraries with no occasion of complaints regarding our services since the time of our inception.

    Contact Info

    • Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
    • +977-9841225155
    • +977-9841225155 (WhatsApp)
    Inquiry Now