Max Height

2175 m / 7135.83 .ft

Trip Days

8 Days





* Group Discount Available

Nagarkot Dhulikhel trek is a short and comfortable trip nearby Kathmandu. If you have limited time and want to visit the places that are near to the city then this trek can be the best choice for you. This trek will take you through the easy trekking trails accompanied by the walk through the villages and forests. Like other treks in Nepal, you will get to enjoy the natural beauty of Nepal along with view of mountain peaks.


The journey starts with the drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal and from there the walk begins. You will be walking through the Shivapuri National Park area which is home for rare species of birds and various rare species of orchards are also found here. You will also be visiting the water reservoir at Sundarijal which is main source of water supply for the people of Kathmandu valley. The trek will give you the experience of visiting the traditional village and knowing their culture and lifestyle. The village at Chisopani has the settlement area mostly of Brahmins, Tamangs and Gurungs.

You will have the chance to experience enchanting view of sunrise and sunset from Nagarkot for which Nagarkot is famous for. Nagarkot is also the ideal place for picnic and short tour and outing. Mountain peaks like Mount Everest, Dhaulagiri, Kanchenjunga, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and many other can be viewed from there. Then you will walking to Dhulikhel and to Namo Buddha and visit the famous monastery there. You will have chance to observe Buddhist religious practices from close. Then the drive to Bhaktapur and visiting the traditional Bhaktapur Durbar Square is another interesting part of this trip. The journey ends with the drive to Kathmandu. 

    Trip Highlights:

  • Trek through Lush green forests of Shivapuri National Park and along the countryside villages.
  • Soak up the Nepali lifestyle and culture
  • Discover the religious sights of Namobuddha,Dhulikhel and Panauti
  • Experience the enchanting views of sunrise and sunset over the mighty Himalayan range.
  • Visit ancient city of Bhaktapur.


Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1380m/4528ft)
  • Day 2 : Kathmandu valley sightseeing and trek preparation
  • Day 3 : Drive to Sundarijal and trek to Chisopani (2160m/7130ft) 5-6 hrs
  • Day 4 : Chisopani to Nagarkot (2175m/7134ft) 5-6 hrs
  • Day 5 : Nagarkot to Dhulikhel (1550m) 4-5 hrs
  • Day 6 : Dhulikhel to Namo Buddha (1810m) 5-6 hrs
  • Day 7 : Namo Buddha to Panauti (1620m) and Drive back to Kathmandu
  • Day 8 : Departure day

What's included ?

  • A porter and his entire expenses.
  • Airport pickup and drop facility.
  • Breakfast,Lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • Full day guided city tour in Kathmandu (Day 2) by a private vehicle.
  • Licensed, experienced and English speaking trekking guide.
  • Lodge expenses during the trek.
  • Stay in the city at finest hotel (3 nights twin sharing room at Kathmandu).
  • Transportation in private vehicle.
  • Trekking permits/TIMS.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese Restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance.

What's excluded ?

  • Additional meals and drinks
  • Cost for additional trips.
  • Cost incurred during the tour around the city.
  • Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.
  • Nepal arrival visa.
  • Tipping to staffs (as an appreciation).
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency rescue and evacuation.

The given cost are per person and exclude international flights. Given below are the departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable then please write us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.

Please Check Available Dates for The Year of:
Start Date End Date Status Price
2nd Mar, 2024 9th Mar, 2024 Available USD 815
5th Mar, 2024 12th Mar, 2024 Available USD 815
8th Mar, 2024 15th Mar, 2024 Available USD 815
11th Mar, 2024 18th Mar, 2024 Available USD 815
14th Mar, 2024 21st Mar, 2024 Available USD 815
17th Mar, 2024 24th Mar, 2024 Available USD 815
20th Mar, 2024 27th Mar, 2024 Available USD 815
23rd Mar, 2024 30th Mar, 2024 Available USD 815
26th Mar, 2024 2nd Apr, 2024 Available USD 815
29th Mar, 2024 5th Apr, 2024 Available USD 815

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    8 Days Nagarkot Dhulikhel Trek
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    8 Days
  • Accommodation
    3 star hotel in Kathmandu & tea house during trek
  • Meal
    All meals included during the trek
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