‘Short and pleasant country walk within fresh mountain air and mountain views’
Kathmandu Valley Rim Trekking is a short and enjoyable walks on the outskirt of the capital rim around high rolling hills. This trek takes you around Kathmandu valley.So it is a great escape from hustle and bustle city life for few days.Moreover, it is known by Kathmandu trekking tours.
You will be in complete ambiance of fresh natural environment on green hills covered within tall rhododendron-oaks-magnolia-pines and fir tree lines. Which will be facing super panorama of Central Himalaya range covering Manaslu-Ganesh-Langtang-Jugal Himal. And all the way towards Gaurishankar and as far east within Everest(you may read our blog: Where is mount Everest located?) range of peaks.
A great way to spend your holidays to Nepal with trekking in Kathmandu.The 3 day walk is suitable for all age groups and various people. Since it leads you to perfect natural surrounding within green pristine forest of tall rhododendron-pines-oaks-magnolia and fir tree lines with ever present views of mountain range.
Starting from your hotel after breakfast, drive for short till reaching north eastern valley rim at Sundarijal. From a pleasant farm town walk leads to climb uphill into farm villages and terraced fields then across forested areas to reach at high ridge of Chisapani.
Chisapani is a small settlement which offers spectacular panorama of Himalayan peaks with striking sunrise. After a night at Chisapani, the highest point of the journey, walk leads towards high scenic ridge to Nagarkot. It is yet another famous view point with alluring panorama of sunrise and sunset over range of peaks.
At Nagarkot, you will be staying in the comfort of nice hotels-lodge or resorts with rooms facing views of high mountain range. Thus catch spectacular sunrise over Himalaya then head back to Kathmandu. While heading down visit ancient Changunarayan temple after a wonderful experience on Kathmandu Valley Rim Trekking.
Best Seasons for Kathmandu Valley Trek:
Nearly all months of the year except the monsoon, wet months from mid-June to mid-September. March to May is best time for Kathmandu Valley trek.There will be clear views till afternoon where wild flowers are in bloom with fantastic views of mountains.A pleasant day to start with cooler morning and night time.
October to December is yet another best trekking season for clear views of peaks. The short sunlight days can be freezing cold in the morning and night time, depending upon the altitude and overnight stop.