Hikking in Nepal

Hiking in Nepal

Hiking in Nepal Himalayas, better known as trekking, is quite different than backpacking as most westerners know it. Hiking is a relaxant, a stimulant, a method of meditation, sometimes difficult but a good exercise and overall satisfying. Popular hills to hiking provide spectacular views of snow covered mountains and deep valleys, as well as a chance to become familiar with Nepalese lifestyle and their culture and traditions. We provide some popular hiking destinations.


Hiking around Kathmandu

Hike to Shivapuri:

On the hill of Shivapuri just north of Kathmandu valley, this is accessible place to see orchids, rhododendrons and other
flora of the middle hills forests and also popular for panoramic mountain views. Some of these include, Mt. Manasalu, Ganesh Himal and Langtang. Shivapuri forest is a home for varieties of birds; it can be a prime destination for the bird watcher. You can also explore the beauty of Kathmandu valley, local people and their culture and traditions.


Hike to Changu Narayan

The Changu narayan is an historical Hindu temple. The temple is one of the most ancient in Nepal. The temple is believed to have been constructed in the 3rd century, is adorned by some of the best sample of stone, wood and metal craft. There are many statues and inscriptions in the temple area that are culturally and archaeologically important. Change Narayan temple offers excellent view of valley. Destination Management Inc organizes a day trip to Changu Narayan. It is a historical temple as well as world heritage site recognized by UNESCO and it is situated eastern part of Kathmandu valley on top of small hill nearby Bhaktapur city. According to legend the temple built by the first historical king Manadev in the 3rd century. Visit to Chanu Narayan is culturally and archaeologically important as well as it offers excellent view of Kathmandu valley.


Dhulikhel hikking trip

Dhulikhel is hill station and popular destination for sunrise tour, situated at 32 KM east from Kathmandu city. The main attractions of Dhulikhel are the grand and panoramic view of the mountain range. The walk to Namobuddha is an alternative hiking destination chance to visit a famous Gomba, experience Buddhism and explore breathtaking views of Himalaya and surrounding villages. Dhulikhel is gateway town to Tibet and interested people can make day trip to Tibet border.


Phulchoki hill hikking trip

The Phulchowki hill situated south form heart of Kathmandu at an altitude of 2800 meter. It is very near the modern city Kathmandu but takes you very close to nature. It gives you a breathtaking view. You also have amazing view of the valley bellow. Nature lovers will be able to view gardens of wild rose, yellow jasmine, iris and other more native flowers. The hike leads to the top through the rhododendrons forest and Buddhist shrines.


Hike to Nagarjun

Nagarjun is a dense forested area located north-west, just 10 KM far from Thamel a touristic hub of Kathmandu. The Hike to Nagarjun is a peaceful nature walk. There is a beautiful Buddhist shrine situated at the top of the hill as symbol of peace, which is holy for both Buddhist and Hindus. To reach to the top one has to climb for about 15 to 20 minutes. From this place a panoramic view of the Himalaya range can be seen. Those who are interested for a day trip hike, Nagarjun is the best choice.


Hike to Daman

Daman hill is a well known hiking destination situated south west around 80 KM from Kathmandu, at an altitude of 2100 meters, it offers panoramic views of 300 miles of Himalayan rang including Mt. Everest, Annapurna,Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himal, Dorjelakpa, Gaurishanker and Cho-Oyu Himal. Besides this hiking trip, you can choose an optional day trip, a pony trek and cycling trek to explore the hidden wonders and nature.


Hiking in Bandipur

Bandipur known as queen of hills, situated southwest and on the way to Pokhara. Bandipur is developing asnew tourist destination, which is surrounded by The Mahabharat range. The Hiking trip to Bandipur offers a splendid variety of natural and socio cultural diversity in its small area. The tourism of Bandipur is running with a new concept, called Eco-tourism, it has emerged as a responsible travel destination into nature areas that conserves the environment and sustains the well-being of local people.



Hike to Gurkha Durbar

Gurkha is a popular historical destination situated in western part of Nepal. The main attraction of Gurkha is the 16th century royal palace, where King Prithivi Narayan Shaha planned and started to build modern Nepal. Also of interest, is the temple of the most powerful and popular god Kalika with ancient art and architecture. From the top we can explore more than 40 snow capped mountains peaks including Annapurna rang, Manasalu and Ganesh Himal. Visitors can experience the culture and traditions of ethnic group of this region.


Hiking around Pokhara valley

Pokhara City is without a doubt one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The rare combination of snow clad peaks,  lakes and rivers has helped to make the valley of Pokhara. The Phewa Lake, Bindavashini temple, Seti river gorge, Annapurna museum, Devid fall, Gupteshower cave Mahendra cave and Begnes Lake are highlighted in the valley. The Dhampus village, Sarangkot and peace stupa is popular destinations for hiking trip around in pokhara. Hiking tours offers stunning mountain range and valley view.


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