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Kathmandu Valley Treks
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Best season for trekking September to December and February to May

The Kathmandu Valley Treks are easy treks taking you along the rims of the Kathmandu Valley offering distant views of snowy mountains, and an idea of typical Nepali countryside life and ethnic culture. It is best suited for those who are travelling with children, enjoy outdoor camping but who do not have enough time for longer treks into the high mountains. The narrow mountain paths take you through dense forests and quaint villages.

Kathmandu is the capital of Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal. Across the Kathmandu Valley you can find several historical monuments ,old traditional palaces, palace squares, shrines, temples and museums. some of the famous places to visit are Durbar Square, Showyambu Nath, Pushupati Nath, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapure Durbar Square.

Nepal A lot of holy Hindu temple in Nepal now not only for the Hindu but also for the Buddhists Nepal offers a unique place of pilgrimage as it happens to be the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Nepal is a wealthy country for a several kinds of celebrating festivals throughout the year.

On a festive day the Nepalese take their ritual bath, during worshipping peple are praying to different gods and goddesses. Visit temple, observe fasting and undertake feasting. The most important aspect of Nepali culture is the religious harmony and understanding prevailing among the Hindus and Buddhists.


Nagarkot is also a popular tourist destination of Nepal. It is situated 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu at an altitude of 2,170 m. Nagarkot isn't much of a village, but there are more than a dozen lodges.

The panoramic view of the major peaks including Mt. Everest can be seen from here. The view point tower offers the best vantage point from where you can get a 360-degree panoramic view of the Himalaya. Nagarkot boasts a 200-mile panorama of the Himalayas that extends from Dhaulagiri in the west, to Ghaurishankar Himal range and to beyond Mount Everest in the east. This place is also famous for viewing sunrise and sunset.

The classic walk from Chisapani or Sankhu up to Nagarkot will take about 4 hours.

Kakani - Nagarkot - Namobuddha Trek
Day 1
Kathmandu to Kakani
Day 2 Chisapani
Day 3 Nagarkot
Day 4 Dhulikhel
Day 5 Namobuddha
Day 6 Panauti to Kathmandu


Sundarijal - Nagarkot-Namobuddha
Day 1
Kathmandu - Sunarijal to Chisapani
Day 2 Nagarkot
Day 3 Dhulikhel
Day 4 Namobuddha
Day 5 Panauti to Kathmandu


Sankhu - Nagarkot - Namobuddha Trek
Day 1
Kathmandu - Sankhku to Nagarkot
Day 2 Dhulikhel
Day 3 Namobuddha
Day 4 Panauti to Kathmandu
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