Chisapani Nagarkot Hike - 3 Days

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Know before you go
  • Duration 3 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Trip Start and End Sundarijal to Kathmandu
  • Best Season March to Mid -June, and Sep – Dec
  • Trip Area Sundarijal - Nagarkot
  • Maximum Altitude 2175m.|7135ft.


  • Visiting Shivapuri National Park, Sundarijal
  • Sunrise and sunset sceneries that are stunning
  • Spectacular Himalayan View
  • Reconnecting with nature and getting away from the hustle and bustle of the city 
  • Visit the Changunarayan Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to learn about local culture and lifestyles. 

Nepal is a desired country for hiking and trekking all over the world. There are many routes and trails for travelers in Nepal. Among them, Chisapani to Nagarkot is 3 Days hiking route, and it is one of the highly considered and easy hiking trips. The Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking is a quick hike through the forest, Nepalese villages, and a secret valley near Kathmandu. The Chisapani Nagarkot Hike is mainly considered for an estimated short-time traveler and is budget-friendly.   
The Chisapani Nagarkot hike takes you through leafy forests and past bubbling springs in Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park. The temperature in Chisapani is always chilly since its name means "cold water" in Nepali, and you will appreciate the true beauty of nature while being away from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu. Your interactions with the locals will add to the experience. 
Nagarkot is renowned for its sunrise and panoramic mountain views. Nagarkot is 35 kilometers east of Kathmandu, 2175 meters from sea level. We can see the eye-catching views of the mountains like Gauri Shankar, Mt. Annapurna, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Ri, and Everest if the weather is favorable. 
In addition, Nagarkot hill is also a popular day-trip destination. Furthermore, our last destination is the UNESCO world heritage site Changu Narayan Temple, which adds to the trek's worth. 

Best Hiking Season

The best hiking season for Chisapani Nagarkot is March to June, and September – December. The Chisapani Nagarkot hiking is possible in the winter and rainy seasons, but we cannot see the best views due to the cloudy weather.

Likewise, you may also consider our more hiking routes like Balthali Namobuddha Hiking, Champadevi Hiking,Nagarkot 1 Day Tour, and short treks like Mardi Himal Trek, Gosaikunda Lake Trek, Poonhill Trek, and many more other packages.

What's Included

  • Professional Guide 
  • Private Transportation
  • 3 lunches, 2 dinners, and 2 breakfasts.
  • 2 nights accommodation in lodges.
  • Entrance fees to National park and Changu Narayan Temple.

What's Excluded

  • Nepal entry visa
  • Personal Expenses
  • Alcoholic Beverages, Non-alcoholic beverages, etc.
  • Tips for guide ( it is expected)

Useful Info

  • Kindly ask the locals before capturing their pictures.
  • Drink an adequate amount of water.
  • Don't throw the garbage in the pathways.
  • Wear the appropriate clothes as you will be entering the temple area.

Client Reviews

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    CarolUnited StatesNovember 29, 2022

    Great Experience for First Timer in Nepal

    I'd love to do the Everest Base Camp 14 day trek but only had 3 days so they provided Chispani and Nagarkot trek. I felt safe as a solo female traveler with the assigned tour guide/porter. KP from the company is very friendly and easy to work with. I was not feeling well during the first day of the trekking, so I had to come back to stay in the city for a night before 2nd day trekking starts. They were very adaptable and put my health first and make sure that I'm ok to continue. I would highly recommend this company and am looking forward to trek with them to Everest next time.

    Dear Carol, Namaste!
    Thank you for sharing an incredible review of your experience of the Chisapani and Nagarkot Hike with the Nirvana Trails team! We are always pleased to provide you with our services. Thank you for the recommendations. Good luck with your future endeavors and wish to see you soon for the Everest Base Camp Trek.
    Best Regards,
    Kp Dhital and Nepal Nirvana Trails Team.

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