Kakani Shivapuri Trek
Kakani Shivapuri Trek is an ideal trek for those having short time and have short holiday period. This trek offers a rich insight into the lives, history, culture and religion together the lifestyles of different people living near by Kathmandu valley. Kakni, 25 km northwest of Kathmandu around 1 hour drive, is a less crowded a more fantastic destination which provides excellent mountain views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang and the massive Annapurnas.
Day 01: Kathmandu-Kakani- Aledanda
Drive to Kakani, 1982 m. Above the seal level, 29 km. North West from Kathmandu. It is famous place for the magnificent views of the valleys and the panorama of the Himalaya. Then walk to Aaledanda along the ridge in the National park area.
Day 02: Aalendanda – Shivapuri
Aalendanda to Shivapuri is very, very good walking through the forest and along the ridge with spectacular views of Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang and Jugal Himal. Camp at Shivapuri (2732m) Which offers outstanding views of the Himalaya from the campsite on the flat, grassy summit.
Day 03: Shivapuri Chisopani
Wake up early in the morning to see the sunrise over the white- Mountains. Breakfast served about 7:00 am after breakfast, starts our treks to Chisopani (2194m). It takes 4 hours. Walk along the ridge between the Shivapuri watershed forest and the panoramic attraction of the Himalaya and overnight in Chisopani.
Day 04: Chisopani- Nagarkot
Walk between the village and forest; continue our journey to Nagarkot 2775m above the sea- level. This spot provides an excellent view of the sunset and Mount Everest can be seen on a clear day / Overnight stay in a Nagarkot.
Day 05: Nagarkot – Dhulikhel
We will awake early to watch the spectacular dawn. The first rays of the sun firing the peaks a lighter red slowly lighting up the Himalayas from Kanchenjunga and Everest in the far East of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri in the West. Walk down to Dhulikhel.
Day 07: Dhulikhel – Kathmandu
You will drive back to Kathmandu / Overnight in Kathmandu