Kathmandu Rim Trekking

Trip Highlights

Awesome experience of traditional villages, green hills, forest, landscapes and mountains are the main attraction and the main highlights of this trip to see Mount Everest from Nagarkot view tower. There will be much more to experience in this trip such as ancient culture, religions with old heritage with views of high snow capped mountains is quite something, out of this world feeling, trekking in the pristine forest with rhododendron trees around famous view points of Chisapani, Nagarkot and Dhulikhel with a visit of holy Namobuddha monastery area, beneath central Himalaya, dramatic variation from Mediterranean to alpine climate and in stunning landscapes, daily amazing panorama views with views of mountains from Manaslu, Ganesh, Langtang and Jugal Himal extending towards Everest, fascinating traditional mid hills Tamang, Newar villages makes this wonderful journey worthwhile.


Kathmandu Rim trekking is a ideal scenic trekking near to kathmandu Valley. This fascinating trail is a ideal scenic trekking for the people who has shorter holidays. This trek is popular basically to see the life of countryside and see the amazing panoramic mountains view. The combine variations of picturesque scenery and great Himalayan range with lovely Hill station Chisapani, Nagarkot and Dhulikhel made magnificent. This spectacular Trekking is popular as visitors gets bliss of lovely views of snow capped peaks from Annapurna Himalayan  to Mount Everest range.

Kathmandu Rim Trekking starts after one hour drive to the outskirt of Kathmandu. We will be following lovely villages and foKathmandu rim trekrest to reach countryside atmosphere. The Kathmandu Rim trekking is giving great opportunity to observe rural farm villages with impressive culture and customs. This is a unique place to visit specially for the People who are keen to experience village life, countryside farm and a cool pristine enchanting forested area with full of rhododendron, pines, magnolia and oaks trees. You can see the spectacular mountains from Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Jugal himal, Gaurishankar, Melungtse and world’s highest Mount Everest. 

Kathmandu Rim Trekking is highlighted to explore the villages enriched with ancient culture and local tradition. We see awesome padding field and farmers working in difficult landscape. The gentle walking trail through the forest to Nagarkot with beautiful villages and local livelihood made beauty. Nagarkot is a famous hill station offering magnificent view of panoramic Himalaya together with sunrise and sun set. A visit to view tower makes amaze with scenic view of high snow capped mountains. People can see small part of Mount Everest from the view Tower. The trail descends after the view tower to Nala through beaten trail and lovely farm village. We will explore ancient newari town Dhulikhel and see the awesome scenery. 

The narrow road drive to Namo Buddha hill station gives more  adventurous. Namo Buddha is an excellent place to explore local livelihood and famous Buddhist Monastery. We can visit inside the Monastery premises to see the monks praying their devotees. The Kathmandu Rim Trekking comes to concludes with hiking to old settlement Panauti before driving back to Kathmandu.


Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

  • Day 02: Drive to Sundarijal and trek to Chisapani (2,340 m-7,677 ft) – 05 hrs.

  • Day 03: Trek to Nagarkot (2,100 m-6,889 ft) – 06 hrs.

  • Day 04: Trek to Nala, drive to Dhulikhel – 05 hrs.

  • Day 05: Drive to Namo Buddha or Balthali, see the surrounding and Drive back to Kathmandu – 05 hrs.

  • Day 06: Departure Transfer.

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Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

    Our representative will come to the airport for transfer to the Hotel. After some refreshment in the hotel, Our Tour leader will conduct a pre departure meeting in the Hotel. The meetings will covers trip related information & the collecting your Documents (passport copy, 2 passport size photos, Travel insurance copy).

  • Day 02: Drive to Sundarijal and trek to Chisapani (2,340 m-7,677 ft) – 05 hrs.

    This marvelous cultural and scenic journey starts with a short one hour drive to the eastern suburb of Kathmandu valley, Sundarijal.  Sundarijal is located  15 k.m from Kathmandu city. The trek begins with an uphill walk passing many small farm villages with beautiful waterfalls. Reach the entrance of Shivapuri National Park and begin to walking into Shivapuri reserved forest through the rhododendron, pines and oaks forest before reaching into the ridge of the forest.  Here the air is cooler bring situated at 2,340 m-7,766 ft. It overlooks a grand vista of Annapurna-Manaslu-Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himal towards the Jugal Himal range. We have about an hour descending to reach Chisapani for overnight stop. (Meals:B)

  • Day 03: Trek to Nagarkot (2,100 m-6,889 ft) – 06 hrs.

    Start early to catch the stunning sunrise over array of snow capped peaks. Take a pleasant walk on a gradual winding wider trail through an enchanting forested area in a peaceful surrounding. And descend to Chowki-bhanjyang, a small farm village, and mid way point to Nagarkot.

    After a pleasant stop walk on a gradual winding path through farm terraces and villages, once reaching at Jarsing Pawa (1,700 m5,557 ft), we have a gentle ascending to one of the most touristic spots Nagarkot hill station, a small town that offers grand vista of mountain. Nagarkot is located at an elevation of 2,100 m6,889 ft and is famous for stunning sunrises and sunset views reflecting its light on a range of snow capped mountains from Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang-Jugal Himal, Mt. Gauri Shanker and all the way to the eastern horizon towards Everest region.  (Meals: B)

  • Day 04: Trek to Nala, drive to Dhulikhel – 05 hrs.

    We hike to the View tower in the morning and descending to Nala through the beaten trail and villages. Drive to Dhulikhel. (Meals: B,L,D)

  • Day 05: Drive to Namo Buddha or Balthali, see the surrounding and Drive back to Kathmandu – 05 hrs.

    Explore lovely hill station with great Buddhist monastery. You will make return journey and drive back to kahtmandu, have some times to explore yourself in (Kathmandu.  Meals:B)

  • Day 06: Departure Transfer.

    Breakfast, we will transfer to Tribhuvan International airport for departing from Nepal.

What Is Included?

  • Airport Pick up and drop transfer.
  • Private Ground transportation as per itinerary.
  • All accommodations (Twin Share)
  • Meals: 4 Breakfasts, 1 Lunches, 1 Dinners with cup of Tea, coffee in each meals
  • Shivapuri Conservations entry permits.
  • TIMS Permit.
  • An experience guide and required number of porters (one porter in between two pax), their food, accommodation, transportation, salary, insurance, and equipments.
  • Warm sleeping bag, warm down jacket and walking stick, if necessary.
  • Trek bag.
  • All Government Taxes are included.
  • Award Certificate of Trip Completion


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What Is Not Included?

  • Meals as Mention in the inclusive list.
  • Single Supplement for single using rooms
  • Tips to staff or any donations.
  • Nepal Visa.
  • International Flight.
  • Your travel insurance, Medical and emergency evacuation.
  • All types of drinks (such as Hot & cold, Mineral water and alcoholic drinks) during the trek.
  • All personal expenses which are not mention into the price inclusion.

Equipments and Packing




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Travel Insurance


Trip Route Map


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