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Kakani-Shivapuri- Nagarkot Trek
This trek offers excellent mountains view of Annapurna ranges, Manaslu mountain ranges, Ganesh Himal ranges , Langtang ranges, Dorje Lakpa, Melung-Tse, Gauri Shankar, Furi Cha-Chui, Lhotse, Everest and many other peaks. It also gives a rich insight into the rural life of the Nepalese people of the Kathmandu valley rim. We highly recommend this trek for those having very limited time in Nepal but want to do a short trek in the mountain. If weather permits, one can see the blossoming of rhododendrons along the ridge of the Shivapuri National Park during the trek. From Nagarkot you can watch a beautiful sunrise and sunset view.
Day 01: Your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport(TIA) and you will be met by our airport representative then transfer to hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Kathmandu – Kakani – Aaledanda : Drive to Kakni ( 1982m) 29km NW of Kathmandu. Kakani is a place famous for its panoramic view of the Himalaya. Then walk to Aaledanda along the ridge to the National park area.
Day 04: Aaledanda to Shivapuri : Aaledanda to Shivapuri is a good walk along the ridge that takes you through the forest. Along the way there are spectacular views of Annapurna, manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang and Jugale Himal. We will camp on the flat grassy summit ( 2732m ) of Shivapuri where the Himalayan will watch over your sleep.
Day 05: Shivapuri to Dhap: we will walk along the ridge between the Himalaya and the Shivapuri watershed to camp at Dhap.
Day 06: Dhap to Nagarkot : A walk that lies between the forest and the village will take us to Nagarkot where the views og Gaurishnkar and MT. Everest can be seen.
Day 07: Nagarkot to Banepa to Kathmandu : An easy walk downhill to Banepa, an interesting historical city. It was the gateway for trade between Nepal and Tibet and it is still used today. You might be able to fin interesting trinkets there. After we drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 08: Rest day/ Bhaktapur sight seeing.
Day 09: To onward destination/ Departure home.
Planning your trek
Upper Mustang Region