| Duration: 5 days
|| Country: Nepal
| Max. Altitude: 2,175m/7,135ft.
|| Walking Per Day: 5hrs
|| Grade: Moderate
| Best Season: Autumn and Spring
|| Group Size: 1-15
| Mode: Hotel
|| Culture: Tamang Culture, Newar Culture, Brahmins and Kshetris
A hike thru the jungles, the sightseeing around UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and the perfect blend of cultural exploration and natural enrichment experienced within less than a week; Chisapani Nagarkot Trek offers a refreshing outing achievement. Chisapani Nagarkot Trek is without a doubt, an ideal choice for spending quality time without much effort. Being easily accessible from the capital city, Kathmandu, and allocated with short and easy hikes, the trek is relevant for solo trekking as well as with friends, family, or groups. It is often popular for Educational tours and Excursions, Honeymoon Tours, and Recreational activities.
Brief about Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking
Chisapani Nagarkot Trek sets off with a visit to UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Swoyambhunath – the monkey temple and Boudhanath Stupa whereas ends up exploring further sites like Changunarayan Temple – the oldest temple of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
Sundarijal and Chisapani
Meanwhile, during the trek, travelers will be blessed with the ultimate beauty of nature and the rich culture and traditions of the locals. Chisapani refers to “Cold Water” in Nepali, and the place is named after the cool settlement and rivers and streams there. Before reaching there, we will spend some rejoicing moments in the popular picnic spot and tourist hub of Nepal, Sundarijal. Sundarijal means “Beautiful waterfall” and as the name suggests, the whistling of cascading waterfalls and mesmerizing vibes walking on stone steps, river banks, and dams really justifies its name.
Shivapuri National Park
During our journey, we will be walking across the Shivapuri National Park which is home to several threatened species of wildlife, herbs, and vegetation. Besides, the colorful rhododendron forests, aromatic smell of bushes, and tweeting of birds along the trail will surely soothe you and heal your mind. Isn’t it good to lose yourself and your soul in the woods for a while?
Lifestyle and Culture
A trekking experience of Chisapani Nagarkot is not defined unless we get a closer insight into the lifestyle and culture. The unity in diversity of several ethnic groups including Brahmins, Kshetris, Gurungs and Sherpas and their harmonious mixed culture re-defines the trip. While we explore Kathmandu Valley, we mostly soak up into the rich culture and tradition as well as foods, uniforms, festivals and heritages of Newars only but during the trekking, the range gets widen. Moreover, the traditional and authentic lifestyle of the people adds expands the beguilement.
Mahalangur Himalayan Range and Nagarkot
Hike from Chisapani to Nagarkot is a walk offering you the magnificent panoramas of Mahalangur Himalayan range where resides mountaintops are above 8,000m as well as other mountain ranges like Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Mt. Everest, and even Kanchenjunga. Along with that, the green refreshing hills and the astounding terraced fields are also mind-blowing. Whereas, our ultimate destination Nagarkot is a famous tourist destination and picnic spot for both foreigners and Nepalese. Due to the eye-dazzling sceneries of the mountaintops and astonishing sunrise and sunset view over the top of the Himalayas, Nagarkot is an extremely popular tourist hub in Nepal.
Eligibility and Best-Time for Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking
Chispani Nagarkot Trek is short, easy and comfortable trekking which can be joined by anyone passionate about exploring the natural beauty and cultural enrichment within a trek. As well as, it is the best option for relaxing your mind and soul and get refreshment out of your busy schedule and the hectic crowd. The trek can be organized anytime around the year but to experience everything it offers, Chisapani Nagarkot Trek shall be planned during the months of Autumn or Spring Seasons. The clear and favourable weather, vivid sceneries and blossoming of flora and fauna is the reason behind choosing that time-frame.
Equipment lists for 5 days Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Suncreams(40+) and Lip Balms
Cotton t-shirts and thermals
Down jacket (Light-weighted)
Lightweight cotton pants (long)
Underwear and Half pants
Thin inner socks (3 pairs)
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Comfortable hiking boots
Gloves (Cotton and Waterproof)
Sleeping bag rated to 0°C
Trekking bag (Rucksack)
Large plastic bags (for keeping items dry inside trek bag)
Trekking poles (optional, recommended)
Water bottle or camel bag
Toiletries and Tissue Papers
First Aid Kits
Personal Regular Medicines
Medicines: We recommend you bring your regular medicines; we will provide a first aid kit from our side.
Passport and extra passport photos
Water Purifying Iodine Tablets, Drop or Sterilizer