Kathmandu Valley Trek – 3 days

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240
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US$ 240
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At a Glance

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Destination

Nepal
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Trip Difficulty

Easy

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Max altitude

2,175 m/7135 ft
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Group Size

1-10 Pax.
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Activity

Trekking & Sightseeing

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Accommodation

Hotel /Teahouse/Loadge
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Meals

Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner during the trek
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Vehicle

Private car/jeep/bus

Overview of Kathmandu Valley Trek – 3 days

Kathmandu Valley Trek for 3 days is perfect short trek package. The Trek is especially designed for those trekkers who have few time but want to trek around the himalaya. The trek is also perfect before embarking to the challenging trek inorder to make the body familiar about the landscapes, trails etc. It is short, easy and ideal for those who have limited time and budget.

This Kathmandu valley trek starts with the drive to Sundarijal where trekkers can see the incredible view of the landscapes ,waterfall and is considered as the gateway for this scenic trek. Once you reach to Sundarijal you will start your journey by entering Shivapuri National Park where you might encounter different types of flora and fauna including oak,pine ,rhododendron and variety of orchid and mushrooms. Different types of birds, insects and rare animals like jungle cat, sloth , bear, leopard etc are found in this park.

Once you reach Chisapani where you will stay overnight at lodge where you will enjoy authentic Nepalese food. Next day from the Chisapani you will hike to Nagarkot ,a popular hill station standing at an elevation of 2175m provides and wonderful sunrise views of snow-capped mountains like Manaslu, Langtang, Dorje Lakpa, Choyu, Sisapangma,Gauri Shankar and Mt.Everest too. After enjoying the sunrise view we will drive back to Kathmandu.


Highlights of Kathmandu Valley Trek – 3 days

  • Stunning sunrise view from Nagarkot (2,100m/6,889 ft)
  • Breathtaking view of the snow-capped mountain including Manaslu, Langtang,
  • Dorje Lakpa, Choyu, Sisapangma, Gauri Shankar etc.
  • Shivapuri National Park.
  • Trekking through the beautiful trails of Chisapani(2,350m/7,709ft).

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Best Time for Kathmandu Valley Trek.

 The Kathmandu valley trek for 3 days can be done the whole year. However ,Autumn (September -November) and Spring (March-May) is considered as the best month to do the Trek as these both month provides the perfect weather, temperature and clear view .In spring the trails are covered with the rhododendron and chances of encountering wildlife is also high as they become more active around these months. You will be hit with the crisp air carrying the fragrance of different wildflowers and the temperature is also perfect .It’s moderate not to cold not to hot. Autumn season starts right after the monsoon season, so, trails are covered with greenery , the landscapes are covered with different colors and the weather and temperature are perfect to enjoy the trek.

Monsoon season in Nepal starts from  June to August and Winter (December-February)in these month you can trek however you need to extra  careful as there might be unexpected rainfalls and the trails might get slippery so, you must carry the water and windproof jacket and there might be some leeches along the trails too. In winter season there might be some snow in the trail so it might be slippery otherwise this months shows the spectacular views of snowfall in the snow-capped mountain from distance. 

Accommodation and Meals

In Terms of Accommodation for Kathmandu valley trek trekkers will be staying in the Hotel which provides the qualitative and comfortable services. This Kathmandu valley trek offers the ranges of accommodation options for trekkers, from budget friendly guesthouses to the luxurious hotel which shows the spectacular view of Himalaya.

For meal option you can expect a variety of option which will keep you energized and satisfied. Starting from the breakfast ,most of the hotel offers a hearty meal with the choices like toast ,eggs, pancakes, porridge etc .For lunch you can choose the as it offers Asian Food and Western food  and for dinner also you can have option to choose the cuisine you want to try however we recommend you to try Authentic Nepali food as the food will provide you the energy during the trek and while you are on the trek make sure you carry some dry fruits or some energy bars.

 Packing List for Kathmandu Valley Trek.

The Kathmandu Valley Trek is for only 3 days and it is not in high-altitude so you can pack lightly Here is the list of essential things that you can consider for packing 

Clothing:

  • Hiking shoes
  • 2-3 light shirts.
  • Thermal.
  • Two pairs of light trousers.
  • Shorts
  • 3 pairs of socks.
  • Hiking shoes.
  • Windproof/Waterproof jacket.
  • Hat or cap

Accessories

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunblock
  • First aid kits
  • Light snacks
  • Backpack
  • Water bottle

Trekking permits

Kathmandu Valley Trek trails pass through the Shivapuri National Park so, an entrance ticket is needed. The entrance ticket costs NRS 600 for SAARC citizens for other foreign country its NRS 1000 and for Nepali citizens its NRS 100. For this trek you don’t need a TIMS card(Trekking Information Management System). 

Essential tips for the Kathmandu Valley trek for 3 days

  • Ensure you have a good physical condition as this trek involves several hours of walking each day.
  • Obtain the necessary permits and carry your identification documents.
  • Pack lightly as you are going for only a few days so, make sure you include the essential items.
  • While trekking make sure you drink plenty of water and carry dried fruits, for quick energy boosts.
  • Book accommodation in advance ,especially in the peak season.
  • Consider hiring a local guide for better navigation and cultural insights.
  • Carry enough cash in Nepalese Rupees for permits, Meals and other expenses as ATMs might not be readily available.
  • Carry a basic first aid kit with band-aids, antiseptic wipes, pain relievers and your personal medication recommended by your doctor.

 

Overall, The Kathmandu valley trek, is a perfect short trek package, which is designed for those trekkers having limited time. Ideal for acclimatization before more challenging trek. The trek goes through the hilly landscapes of the Kathmandu valley ,providing the stunning views of mountain ranges. For those who want to do this trek we Nature Explore Trek team are happy to assist you as we will make sure you have comfortable,  safe and enjoyable trek. Above mentioned itinerary might not be suitable for every one so, we respect your opinion we can customize the itinerary on the basis of your preference and time.

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Customer Reviews

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132 Excellence Reviews
Moira L
Moira L
7 April 2024
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A special experience I never dreamt I would achieve… on crutches! On our visit to Pokhara my friend arranged a trip by jeep via the Tatopani hot springs, The World Heritage Town of Marpha, Jomsom 2700 meters to Mukinath Temple 3500 meters. This was all arranged with advice from Dinersh. Dinersh has looked after three of my dear friend’s four children. All who have been with him to Everest Base camp & various treks. These were all hugely successful & lead by Dinersh himself. We were not on a trek but his input & advice was invaluable. He found us an experienced driver, Kumar to take us on our mountain adventure. He was wonderful so kind & caring. Slightly unusual circumstances to consider was my injury. I was recovering from a complex fracture of the lower leg & ankle & on crutches! However, it was an amazing experience for me. I achieved far more than I ever expected & now have such precious memories. Through the advice from Dinersh & the careful consideration of our driver I cannot rate this company & all their contacts more highly. Throughout our travels in Nepal I have met such very special people. Dinersh & his team are very much a part of this special band. They were just “1st class”
Alison D
Alison D
5 April 2024
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Absolutely incredible experience! Highly recommend! I met Dinesh 13 years ago, when he was working as a Guide. I am so proud of him for setting up such an amazing company. During the booking phase of my Nepal trip Dinesh was always available to answer all my questions. He was so helpful. In March 2024 I headed to Nepal to complete the Mardi Himal trek. My Guide Chhabin and Porter Santosh from Nature Explore Trek made this such a wonderful experience for me. I always felt happy, safe and confident trekking with them. They were both so helpful and so kind. Dinesh personally met me at the airport to welcome me back to Nepal and was in contact with me throughout my stay. I would 100% recommend trekking with Nature Explore Trek. I am already very excited to return to Nepal and trek with them again, thank you so much for building amazing memories with me!
Luis M
Luis M
3 April 2024
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Excellent Langtang Trek My trek with Nature Explore in Langtang Valley was an unforgettable experience. Deepak, our guide, was knowledgeable, friendly, and ensured our safety throughout the journey. He responded well to our requests and was very proactive in meeting our needs. The scenic beauty of Langtang Valley is breathtaking, and the trek was well-organized. I highly recommend Nature Explore for anyone looking for an adventure in the Himalayas.
Geoff F
Geoff F
24 March 2024
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Trip to Muktinath and earlier Family Treks Dinesh has been a guide to my family over many years. Two daughters trekked to Everest Base camp. One returned for second trek. Son has done three separate treks, including the Annapurna Trail. He then took on ‘Dad’ and arranged a 4 day trip to Muktinath, with an excellent driver, Kumar. Everything thought through, including extra care re altitude sickness What an amazing Quality of Service my family and I have received from Dinesh and his company, Nature Explore over these many years, Inc. March 2024. I cannot recommend Dinesh more highly. Definitely 5Stars.
dswwilson
dswwilson
8 February 2024
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Great beginner trek in Nepal We did the Pikey Peak trek in January. This is an excellent walk with some of the best views I’ve had in Nepal. Dinesh and his team at Nature Explore organized the trip
Matt M
Matt M
5 February 2024
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Once in a lifetime trip with a stellar crew This trip was hands-down one of the best trips I've ever been on. It was definitely challenging (~13,000 ft is no joke) but the food, the views, the hikes, the views, the company, did I mention the views, all of it was fantastic. Dinesh and his crew were amazing: they clearly have deep experience and training to be as safe and competent as they are, but they go the extra mile to make sure people are getting what they need, when they need it. If we go back to Nepal, you can be sure we'll be calling Dinesh.
Tammykatz
Tammykatz
28 January 2024
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Incredible experience in Nepal We had a incredible experience with Dinesh , from the first time we contact him he answer us very quickly and gave us all the information we wanted he organize us our trip to Nepal (Katmandu, Pokhara and also a safari in chitwan ) not only the nice trek he recommend us because we are beginners (poonhill) Poonhill was amazing to see the sunrise speechless They made sure that all the time everything was ok with us He has an exelent service and all what he recommend us was very worthy He couldn’t go with us to the trek so he send Deepak who was also very nice and always taking care of us we had a great time with him We really recommend nature explore and his team Next time we come to Nepal no doubt about it we’ll again organize everything wit dinesh
andyoyellow
andyoyellow
27 December 2023
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Amazing trip to ABC I joined the trip solo, but made a bunch of amazing friends on this trip, and a lot of that is owed to Dinesh and his team of guides and porters helping us all along the way. They were warm and generous with every part of the trip. Dinesh was super thoughtful as he captured moments to be remembered, such as sunrise at Poonhill and ABC, and even our group yoga classes. I would love to go on another trek with the guides of Nature Explore
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DayTrip40868
25 December 2023
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Wonderful and Trustworthy Guide Company Dinesh and his team were just wonderful! They were well organized throughout our trekking and were always nice and friendly. The hike was out of this world. The combination of amazing scenery, high elevation, physical and mental obstacles, beautiful souls in our group, delicious food, and expert guides created a special experience that will stay with us forever. We'll go back to Nepal for sure, and this time will be Everest base camp with Dinesh. 🤞
phinkley7
phinkley7
18 December 2023
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Best trek experience, best guides Thanks so much to Dinesh and his team for their warm, engaged, thoughtful and consistent assistance on our ABC trek this past October. There are a couple other reviews here of that trip and their wonderful support. I’ll add that Dinesh was available as well in addressing questions I had prior to the start of the trip to help put my mind at ease. From those moments going forward and through the entirety of the trip, I felt I was in good hands. Everything was well planned and communicated. Where there were surprises, they easily and calmly helped with a solution, such as when I’d somehow lost my rain layer mid-trip and they helped me set up a DIY trash bag rain layer which worked fantastic. Since many or most of us (~20 total) were new to high altitude hut-to-hut trekking there were of course a lot of expressed nerves about how things would go. The team’s support kept us at ease. Plus these guys were kind and funny. A pleasure to be around. A big thank you to them!

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