Hiking in and around Kathmandu Valley

Hiking in and around Kathmandu Valley
Hiking in and around Kathmandu Valley

Hiking around the Kathmandu valley offer opportunities to witness breathtaking vistas of the Himalayas and explore typical villages without traveling so far from the center of the city. Kathmandu valley is surrounded by high hills such as Shivapuri (2732m), Pulchowki (2782m), Jamacho (2128 m), Chandragiri Hill (2551m), Champadevi (2278m), Chisapani (2194m), and Nagarkot (2,175m). Most of the hikes around Kathmandu are named after the hills. The last point of almost all hikes is the hill where you will reach a viewpoint and witness the Panoramic view of the Himalayas in the north and the valley in the middle.

Who should choose hiking around Kathmandu Valley?
Hiking around the Kathmandu valley is demanding for weekenders and those who have very limited time in Nepal but are willing to explore the village’s life, nature and to experience Nepal’s mighty Himalayas within a short period.

What mountains are visible during hiking in Kathmandu Valley?
During your hikes nearby Kathmandu, you will witness a number of Mountains. The question of which mountains are seen from Kathmandu depends on where you hike.  Each hike has a different taste of experiencing it. Most of the central and western mountains are seen from Kathmandu such as Himal Chuli (7893m), Manaslu (8156m), Pabil GIV (7102m), Ganesh II (7150m), Ganesh V (6950m), Langtang (7246m), Gang Chhenmo (6297m), Shisha Pangma (8013m), Gauri Shanker, Everest mountain range, Dorjee Lhakpa, and even Annapurna ranges above 7000 meters.

Best season for hiking in Kathmandu valley
Hikes around Kathmandu are doable in all seasons except the monsoon time. But still even in the monsoon season, sometimes days are very enjoyable for day hikes. The best way to make sure of your hike is that you should not forget to check the weather focus before planning it.

Hiking around Kathmandu is easy and suitable for both beginners and experienced hikers or trekkers. There are many hikes to do when you are in Kathmandu. Himalayan Wander Walkers organized hikes around the Kathmandu valley every day. We provide services of hiking guides, transportation, and permit preparations. Please let us know here: hwwtreks@gmail.com or contact us via Whatsapp: +977 9861208115

Packages from Hiking in and around Kathmandu Valley

Nagarjun and Jamacho Gumba Hike

Nagarjun and Jamacho Gumba Hike

Nagarjuna and Jamacho Gumba is an easy and perfect day hiking destination in Kathmandu valley. It is not so far from the...


  • 1 days
  • From 45.00 /per person
Chandragiri to Champa Devi Day Hike

Chandragiri to Champa Devi Day Hike

Hiking from Chandragiri Hills to Taudaha via Champa Devi Temple is one of the best hikes around Kathmandu Valley. It is a...


  • 1 days
  • From 65.00 /per person
Namobuddha to Balthali Village Hike

Namobuddha to Balthali Village Hike

The hike from Namobuddha to Balthali that ends at Panauti is one of the best hikes in Nepal which provide a blend of the...


  • 1 days
  • From 70.00 /per person
Nagarkot Sunrise with Changunarayan Trail Hike - 10 Hrs Day Tour

Nagarkot Sunrise with Changunarayan Trail Hike - 10 Hrs Day Tour

A fine day full of exploration where you will discover the village of Nagarkot, experience the sunrise views, and enjoy...


  • 1 days
  • From 55.00 /per person
Dhulikhel - Namobuddha - Panauti! A Day Hike

Dhulikhel - Namobuddha - Panauti! A Day Hike

One of the beautiful day hikes in Kathmandu valley with full of exploration and adventure where you will experience the...


  • 1 days
  • From 70.00 /per person
Chisapani Nagarkot Trek

Chisapani Nagarkot Trek

Chisapani and Nagarkot Trek is a short trip that takes you to the peaceful and scenic hiking to Chisapani, Nagarkot, and...


  • 4 days
  • From 299.00 /per person
Shivapuri Peak Hike

Shivapuri Peak Hike

Anticlockwise route to Shivapuri Peak hike highly recommended for all hikers. Shivapuri is one of the highest peaks...


  • 1 days
  • From 55.00 /per person
Phulchowki Hike

Phulchowki Hike

Phulchowki hike is difficult for beginners and it is actually an exhausting hike. Taking multiple breaks on the way...


  • 1 days
  • From 55.00 /per person
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