KATHMANDU VALLEY RIM TREK
Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek is a popular hiking route in Nepal that offers stunning views of the Himalayas, lush forests, traditional villages, and ancient temples. The trek is a perfect combination of natural beauty and cultural experiences. It is an ideal trekking destination for those who have limited time but want to experience the beauty and cultural richness of Nepal.The trek starts from Sundarijal, just an hour's drive from Kathmandu city, and takes you through dense forests of oak, rhododendron, and pine. You will pass through traditional villages, terraced fields, and ancient temples along the way.
The trek will take you to Chisapani, Nagarkot, Dhulikhel, and Namobuddha, all of which are renowned for their stunning views of the Himalayas. You will witness breathtaking sunrises and sunsets over the mountains and explore ancient monasteries, stupas, and shrines.Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek is a must-do trek for anyone who wants to experience Nepal's natural and cultural diversity. The trek is a perfect combination of stunning views, traditional culture, and natural beauty, making it an unforgettable experience.
- Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
- Day 2: Drive to Sundarijal and trek to Chisapani (2,194m)
- Day 3: Trek from Chisapani to Nagarkot (2,175m)
- Day 4: Trek from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel (1,550m)
- Day 5: Trek from Dhulikhel to Namobuddha (1,750m)
- Day 6: Drive back to Kathmandu
- Day 7: Departure
- Airport transfers
- Accommodation in Kathmandu (as per the itinerary)
- All necessary permits and entrance fees
- Transportation to and from the trek starting point
- English-speaking trekking guide
- Porter service (one porter for two trekkers)
- All meals during the trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner, and tea/coffee)
- Drinking water throughout the trek
- First aid kit
- Emergency rescue arrangements (in case of need)
- Travel insurance
- International flights
- Nepal VISA fee
- Lunch in Kathmandu
- Personal expenses-laundry, WIFI, cold drinks, mineral water, charger and phone calls
- tips for guides, porters and drivers
- Anything not mentioned in INCLUDED
Q: What if I need to cancel my trip?
A: Our cancellation policies vary depending on the type of trip and the supplier involved. Our travel advisors will provide you with all the necessary information and help you navigate any cancellation issues.
Q: Do you offer travel insurance?
A: Yes, we offer travel insurance to help protect you against unexpected events, such as trip cancellations, medical emergencies, and more.
Q: Can you help with group travel arrangements?
A: Yes, we can assist with group travel arrangements, including group tours, incentive trips, and corporate travel.
Q: What if I have a special request or need during my trip?
A: Our travel advisors are available 24/7 to assist you with any special requests or needs you may have during your trip.
Q: What is the best time to do the Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek?
A: The best time to do the trek is during the spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November) seasons when the weather is mild, and the skies are clear.
Q: How difficult is the Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek?
A: The trek is considered moderate in difficulty and can be done by trekkers with average fitness levels. However, some sections of the trail can be steep, and altitude can be an issue for some trekkers.
Q: What is the maximum altitude of the Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek?
A: The maximum altitude of the trek is 2,194 meters (Chisapani).
Q: Do I need special permits for the trek?
A: Yes, you need a Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park entry permit to do the trek. The permit can be obtained at the entrance of the park.
Q: Do I need a trekking guide for the Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek?
A: It is highly recommended to hire a trekking guide for the Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek, especially if you are trekking for the first time. A guide will not only help you navigate the trail but also provide you with information about the local culture and traditions.
Q: Is it safe to do the Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek?
A: Yes, the Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek is safe to do, provided you follow the safety guidelines and trekking protocols. It is always advisable to trek with a licensed tour operator and avoid trekking alone.
Q: What should I pack for the trek?
A: You should pack warm clothes, a good pair of trekking shoes, a sleeping bag, a water bottle, sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, and a first aid kit. It is also advisable to carry some snacks and energy bars for the trek.