Chisapani Nagarkot Dhulikhel Trek
Chisapani Nagarkot Trek starts after the sightseeing of the UNESCO World heritage sites inside Kathmandu Valley.We start our trek from Sundarijal after driving 45 minutes from Kathmandu. It is an easy and short trek near Kathmandu valley. We begin our trek from Sundarijal through forested route towards Chisapani. During the trek in the Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, you can witness some of the amazing views of the mountain ranges too.
Sundarijal is about 15 km away from Kathmandu and it will take about an hour to reach. After arriving at Sundarijal you will start your trek towards Chisapani. It will take about 5 hours of a walk but before that, you will pass through Mulkharka village and the forest of oaks and rhododendron before reaching Chisapani. You will pass through several villages like Jhule, Chauki Bhanjyang etc. In clear weather, you can have an amazing view of the mountains such as Mt. Jugal, Dorje Lakpa, Manaslu, Gaurishankar etc. It will take about 6 hours to reach Nagarkot situated at an elevation of 2,175 meters above sea level.
The views of the mountain ranges can be seen from the top of the Nagarkot view point during the morning time. The sunrise view is just amazing.We can reach this place before sunrise.
Situated about 2,215 meters above sea level Chisapani is one of the favourite hiking places near Kathmandu. It is one of the nearest places from Kathmandu that can offer amazing mountain ranges and high waterfalls. Chisapani means “Cold Water” in English and lies in Shivapuri National Park. The oak and rhododendron forest are also the main highlights of the trek. Mainly Brahmin, Gurungs and Sherpas live in Chispani. Starting the hike from Sundarijal is the popular and the easiest way to reach Chisapani.
Nagarkot is one of the popular tourist spots near Kathmandu valley. Most of the tourists visit Nagarkot sunrise and sunset view. With an altitude of 2,175 meters above sea level, Nagarkot is the best place to witness some of the beautiful mountain ranges. Some of the mountain ranges include Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Jugal etc. October to April is the best time to visit Nagarkot Nepal to have an amazing view of such mountain ranges.
Dhulikhel lies about 45 km far from Kathmandu.This place is very quite and tranquil.Early morning we will have magnificent view of Langtang Lirung,Dorje Lakpa,Ganesh Himal,Manaslu Himal and many other mountains.To reach Dhulikhel we steep down from Nagarkot through beautiful Pine and oak forest.We pass through beautiful terrace farm,local villages,temples,monasteries with beautiful view of the Banepa valley from the trail.