- Buddhist monasteries in Pharping
- Countryside view on the outskirt of Kathmandu
- Pine forest
- Beautiful view of Kathmandu valley
- Himalayan Panorama
The best gift to give an outdoor enthusiast is an invitation for the adventure! Nepal Sanctuary Treks is launching regular private weekend hikes around Kathmandu Valley for the outdoor lovers residing in Kathmandu and tourists who are in the valley for a short stay.
The hikes will take you around beautiful remains of the Medieval cities in the valley, around a breath-taking placid green countryside and breathtaking forest trails. We will be hiking on the different trail sections of the valley. Each trail bears its own uniqueness, be it the tropical forests, some forests covered with Rhododendron flowers, some forests leading to an ancient Tibetan silk route, or religious caves. The short hikes will range from 4-6 hours but will give you the best experience of the forest bathing, countryside view and a workout with the view of the incredible mountains.
We will serve you pick and drop facility, t-shirt, first aid service, well-trained guides and some refreshments for the day.
“Hike with Heart” Campaign
We are proud to introduce our CSR campaign called “Hike with Heart”, through which we will employ local female outdoor enthusiasts who are interested in leading a group for the day tours.
We will be investing in their education, leadership training, and employment opportunities through the tours.
The campaign focuses on employment opportunities for the females as a tour leader and guide for our tour packages. Each time you register for a tour supporting the campaign, you will be directly contributing to the cause of empowering the local women.
Champadevi hill is situated in the southern part of the Kathmandu valley with an altitude of 2285 m. It is a popular pilgrimage site in both Hindu and Buddhist religions. If you are in the valley somewhere near full moon day, it is considered auspicious to make an offering to Champadevi on the day.
Champadevi portrays a short and a bit challenging hike. We start in the morning after an hour drive to the Pharping village which is 25 km from the heart of Kathmandu. You will be welcomed with a landscape adorned by the buddhist monasteries. If you have time you must get down at Arya Tara Monastery for nuns run by the famous singing nun of Nepal called Aani Choying.
We set off our hiking expedition from Pharping village where you get to see the traditional lifestyle of locals. Then we move through the trail that goes slowly uphill for about half an hour towards the north edge and then climbs up more through the lush jungle to Champadevi. To reach the top of the hill it will take approximately four hours. You will get an opportunity to see magnificent panorama view of Himalayas range like Mt. Langtang, Mt. Gauri Shankar, Mt. Jugal, Mt. Dorje Lakpa. The site offers splendid bird eye view of Kathmandu valley, Kirtipur City and Pharping village. Also, you can observe Chandragiri hill on your right and Pulchowki Hill on your left.
You can visit the holy site of Hindu shrine where locals perform their rituals on a special occasion. We will stay there for a while appreciating the wonderful vistas from the ridge and taking pictures. There are numerous return routes. After an amazing trip, we descend steeply down and head down to the highway and drive back to Kathmandu.
- Express boy service for collecting Cash on doorstep
- Comfortable Pick and drop services
- Hiking passport
- Expenses of the well trained guides
- Professional and friendly tour lead
- Lunch/Refreshment during the hike
- Water bottle
- First aid service
- Park ticket costs if mentioned
What's not Included
- All the meals not listed in Inclusions
- Any expense on any items/services which are personal such as driver tips, medicines, toiletries, sun protection creams, snacks, calls, etc
- Any extra expenses incurred due to delays arising from bad weather conditions or any unanticipated or uncontrollable conditions
- Any medical expenses
- Any other expenses of any nature not included in the INCLUSIONS section