Ridge Hike of Kathmandu valley is an awesome way to experience the beauty of Kathmandu and its nearby places in a single trip. Experience the cultural richness of Nepal in the UNESCO listed heritage sites of Kathmandu. The fine art, crafts, and architecture of the valley is a phenomenon which you will see in the temples and palaces of Kathmandu. Kathmandu is also known as the city of god and goddess as you will find a temple in every corner of the city. The art and craft work manifested in the pillars and windows of palaces is spectacular. The “Ankhijhyal”, eyed windows is very popular wooden craft work in Kathmandu. No wonder Kathmandu valley is a popular spot for sightseeing. As it possesses UNESCO heritage sites like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath temple, and Boudhanath stupa.
Ridge Hike of Kathmandu valley starts with a guided tour around the heritage sites in Kathmandu. After the tour, you will head to Sundarijal where the actual trekking starts. At first, the trail, go up through a stone-paved staircase. As you reach up to a certain point, the trail start descending down. As the trail descends, you will be blessed with the close of views of mountains swaddled in between the white snow. The views of Himalayan panorama – Dhaulagiri range, Langtang range, Gauri Shankar range, and Manaslu range looks spectacular. The trail further goes through the lush forest that takes you to the popular hill station near Kathmandu valley – Nagarkot.
Nagarkot is a beautiful place that offers panoramic views of mountains all around. The sunrise and sunset views amidst the snow-clad mountains is a major attraction of Nagarkot. Also, the lush landscapes, hills with mountain views is an awesome combination! After Leaving Nagarkot, you take a trail along with the lush villages that take you to Dhulikhel. Namo Buddha, a popular monastery in Dhulikhel is also one of the major highlights of this journey. At last, visiting the monastery, we conclude our journey with a ride back to Kathmandu.
So, are you ready for a tour and hike around the Kathmandu valley? Join Himal Eco Treks for Ridge Hike of Kathmandu Valley!
Items that are not covered in the cost of trip price.
- Meals (lunch, dinner) at a hotel in Kathmandu, Nagarkot and Dhulikhel
- International flights
- Nepal Entry visa fees
- Your personal expenses for shopping, internet, telephone expenses, laundry and other recreational expenses
- Tips to guide and porter