5 Breathtaking Places To Hike Around Kathmandu

Kathmandu is a valley dominated by verdant hills. These hills are surrounded by picturesque villages, landscaped farms, and dense forests. Such villages are still not tainted by modernization. The hike around Kathmandu enable can see temples, monasteries, and stupas as well as you can also see   Farmers working in the fields and monks in the monasteries praying.

The Kathmandu Valley includes the three ancient towns of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur, once separate states controlled by the Kings of Malla from the 12th to the 18th century. Altogether, the three towns contain seven UNESCO World Heritage shrines. Such seven World Heritage Sites are all magnificent man-made structures that are now majestically standing some of them over 2500 years old. Therefore we present you the 5 Breathtaking Places To Hike Around Kathmandu.


It is a part of Kathmandu valley which most travelers neglect, given its stunning mountain views and picturesque villages. During this scenic Kathmandu Valley excursion, explore the under-the-radar hilltop hub which includes a mini-trek through pine forests. Taste the famous food specialty of the region-rainbow trout-and homemade rhododendron-flavored liquors. You can also visit a nearby Buddhist temple and a Tamang visit.

A beautiful day trip from Kathmandu to Kakani, including mini-trek through the mountains Escape the city’s bustle and experience fresh scenery and fragrant mountain air Sample local delicacies: freshly cooked rainbow trout and strawberry and rhododendron liquor.

Namo Buddha

This brilliant short trek can be 1 night 2 days or 2 nights 3 days for a relaxing walking excursion through the village. The trail traverses terraced farmlands, beautiful countryside. In the distance, tourists can enjoy the breathtaking view of the Himalayas. Staying overnight at the Namo Buddha monastery allows travelers to experience divinity and sacred Buddhist belief in Namo Buddha.

Taudaha To Champa Devi

This hike is perfect for anyone who prefers loneliness over everything else. Not to say it’s its sole attraction. If you go in winter you can start watching the numerous migratory bird species wintering in Taudaha by spending some time. The hike starts on the paved path winding up from Chalnakhel. For the first half hour it is a steep climb.

The road ends near a monastery that was damaged in the earthquake of 2015 and is currently under construction, and a trail weaves through a small village of ochre houses. Walking past the homes, the track again peaks into the thick trees, this time. It is the hike’s lone run, the only company likely to be kalij pheasants foraging the leafy grounds.


It (2782 m) is the highest hill in the southern Kathmandu valley. It is one of the most spectacular walks in Kathmandu Valley in terms of flora. you can drive about 30 minutes to a location named Godavari (Royal Botanical Garden) with a packed lunch box 14 km south of Kathmandu.

Thereafter, hike from the Godavari gradually uphill through sub-Tropical thick forest for about four hours. From there on a clear day apart from the Breathtaking view of the Kathmandu Valley, you can see the magnificent view from the eastern part of Annapurna range to Gaurishanker in the east.

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Sundarijal To Chisapani

The brunch for the senses starts on this hike in minutes after taking to the trail. You walk up the steep path, a simple trail around the corner of a house, from the small bazaar of Sundarijal and out into the countryside. Shivapuri goes across the Temple of Budhanikanatha, a thrilling one-day trek.

In the spring season, an uphill climb from Budhanikanatha toward the Shivapuri hill is captivating among the blooming rhododendrons and stunning views are seldomly missed. Versatility enables are abundant, such as orchid and pitula. Travelers can also spot deers and monkeys in the conservation area. Numerous forms of bird species are available for bird lovers. The biodiversity sighting here is also excellent as wider lans and areas behind Kathmandu Valley are accessible from the park.

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