6 days Kathmandu Trekking Tour is an unique trips. Kathmandu tour offer a cultural immersion opportunities, home stay and old town walks and short trek in Kathmandu.The green hills of Kathmandu provides outstanding landscapes, and the mountain range. This is a combination of cultural sightseeing, and natural trekking.
In the backstreets of bustling city, Newars still solemnize their age old mystic festivals in the premises of medieval palaces and temples. Kathmandu has over 130 national recognize monuments of 7 making Kathmandu the UNESCO Heritage sites. Such as three durbar square -Kathmandu, Patan, Bhaktapur, Changunarayan, Swoyambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath temple.
Kathmandu Trekking offers you an opportunity to see fantastic mountain view and explore Nepalese countryside. Besides you do not have to lose the comfort of the city. This is an enjoyable and unforgettable trip once in a life time.
Kathmandu 6 days trekking tour package is suitable for every age group people. We can do this trip all around the year. If you want to have a taste of trekking in Nepal in short period of time on the remote mountains, this is an idea trip in Kathmandu. The short Kathmandu Trek Tour combines sightseeing tour of heritages sites and a fantastic short trek in Kathmandu.
A beautiful view of sunrise and sunset along with the majestic view of the Himalayas is a good aspect of Kathmandu trek tour. So, you will experience different community culture in different destination. The trail of Kathmandu trekking start from Kathmandu, ascending and descending in the surrounding villages of Kathmandu valley.
Why Kathmandu Trekking Tour
- Explore some of the important historical and heritage sites of Kathmandu.
- Short trek around Kathmandu Valley.
45 minutes from Airport to Thamel BB Plan- Breakfast Standard Accommodation Hotel in Kathmandu
On arrival at Kathmandu Airport, a representative from our office will greet you at the airport,and he will be holding your name plate with flight details and escort you to your hotel and help you check in. You will then be briefed about your trip.
6/7 hour City tour BB Plan- Breakfast Standard Accommodation Hotel in Kathmandu
Breakfast and guided Kathmandu tour visit Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa and Kathmandu durbar square.
Swayambhunath Stupa: Said to be around 2000 years old, this Buddhist Stupa sits atop a hill. The main stupa is composed of a solid hemisphere of brick and earth supporting a lofty conical spire crowned by a pinnacle of Copper gilt. Painted on the four sided base of the spire are the all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. The hill of Swayambhu is a mosaic of small Chaityas and Pagoda temples. You’ll get a scenic view of Kathmandu city from there.
Pashupatinath Temple: Pashupatinath Temple dating back to 400 A.D. is one of the oldest Hindu Temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is for the Hindus what Mecca is for the Muslims. Situated amidst a lush green natural setting on the bank of the sacred Bagmati River, the temple built in Pagoda Style with gilded roof and richly carved silver doors. Pashupatinath is the centre of annual pilgrimage on the day of Shivaratri which falls in the month of February/March. You’ll also be able to see cremation grounds that lie on the bank of Bagmati behind the temple.
Boudhanath Stupa: One of the oldest and the biggest Buddhist monuments ever built in Nepal; Boudhanath is one of the holiest structures imposing a height of 36 meters with three massive level Mandala style platforms. It is surrounded by colourful buildings housing families creating a friendly enclosure. The Stupa is visited every year by tens of thousands of pilgrims from all over the world.
Kathmandu Durbar Square: The capital of Nepal is named after Kasthamandap, believed to have been built from the timber of a single tree a pagoda near Hanuman Dhoka Palace. This city was built by Gunakama Dev in 723 A.D. in its present form. During the tour of this city, a visit will be made at Akash Bhairab Temple which is in the main city. The image of Akash Bhairab will be displayed outside the temple for a week during the Indra Jatra, the festival of Indra- the god of rain. A tour will also be made of Kathmandu Durbar Square which is the historic seat of Royalies. Durbar means the Palace- This Durbar Sqaure with its old temples and palaces optimize the religious and cultural life of the people. It is the same place where kings of Nepal were crowned and their coronations solemnized. Here, you can see, Taleju Temple built by King Mahindra Malla in 1549 A.D.
The Gigantic figure of Kal Bhairab, the god of destruction. Basantapur Durbar or Nautalle (nine storey) built by King Prithvi Narayan Shah, Coronation Platform, the Hall of Public Audience (called Gaddi Baithak) the statue of King Pratap Malla, the big drums, and the Jagannath Temple with erotic carvings. There is also a temple pf Panchamukhi Hanuman inside the old Palace which is one of the only two such structures in Nepal, the other is in Pashupatinath. There are also Numismatic Museum and Tribhuvan Museum inside the Durbar Sqaure Palace, where photography is prohibited. The museums remain closed on Tuesdays and on Government Holidays.
One can get exposed to a visual feast of carvings and moldings on the nne storeys Pagoda palace. You can also visit Kumari Temple (Living Goddess) which is situated in the vicinity of Hanuman Dhoka Palace. The Temple professedly carved wooden balcony and windows was built by Jaya Prakash Malla, the last Malla king of Kathamndu.
Kumari, who is also known as the Living Goddess or the Virgin Goddess, has got some unique virtues and must be from the Newari Shakya caste- a true virgin with no body marks or injuries. When she reaches the age of puberty, or cuts herself she is replaced by another one. Photography is prohibited, except once a year when she is taken out on a chariot in Indra Jatra festival.
2/3 hours City tours BB Plan- Breakfast Standard Accommodation Hotel in Nagarkot
Wake up early in the morning and drive to airport for an hour Everest Mountain Flight is one of the must-see landmarks of Nepal is of course the highest peak in the world Â Mount Everest. One awe-stricken silence can come close to matching the experience of going on a mountain flight to encounter the tallest mountains of this earth. Mountain flight offers a panoramic view of the Himalaya in a just one hour. Even those visitors who like the rigors of a trek still don’t miss the opportunity to conquer the mountains in one fell swoop. This one hour flight takes you the Eastern Himalayan Ranges of Nepal, some of the highest peaks in the world including Mt. Everest The flight is an altogether different feeling as one comes face to face with the worlds tallest and most enigmatic of Mountains, and back to hotel, breakfast and check out hotel and Patan and Bhaktapur tour and drive to hotel for overnight stay.
Patan City Tour: Located about 5 km south of Kathmandu, Patan is one of 3 royal cities in the valley. A destination for connoisseurs of fine arts, Patan is filled with wood and stone carvings, metal statues, ornate architecture, including dozens of Buddhist and Hindu temples, and over 1200 monuments. Patan is believed to have been built in the third century B.C. by the Kirat dynasty later expanded and enriched by the Lichhavi and the Malla rulers in the medieval period. Patan Durbar Square, like its counterpart in Kathmandu, is an enchanting melange of palace buildings, artistic courtyards and graceful pagoda temples. The former Royal palace complex is the centre of Patan’s religious and social life, and houses a beautiful museum. One remarkable monument here is 16th century temples dedicated to the Hindu go Krishna, built entirely of stone.
Bhaktapur City Tour: Bhaktapur is known as 'The Living Museum' as it still retains its medieval fragrance. We will have lunch in Bhaktapur and then drive to Nagarkot (18 km). Nagarkot is a hill station overlooking Himalayan peaks at a distance and lush valleys on the either side with sun rise and sunset.
12km, 6/7 hours AP Plan-Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Standard Accommodation Hotel in Dhulikhel
Breakfast with enjoy sunrise and a great view of Himalayans and trek passing through pine forest alongside road head with occasional encounter with wildlife. You hike past beautiful countryside, villages, small tea-shops, farmlands etc. The trail passes along Rhonnie Bhanjyang, Kankre, Tanchok witnessing majestic panorama of the mountains like Gauri Shankhar, Dorje Lhakpa. Soon, Dhulikhel is reached and admire majestic Himalayan views and the valley below from it’s hilltop to Dhulikhel. Stay night there.
19 km, 5-6 hours BB Plan- Breakfast Standard Accommodation Hotel in Kathmandu
Breakfast and walk around Dhulikhel like Dhulikhel bazaar, short hike to Kali temple and then drive back to Kathmandu. Free day in the afternoon.
Before 3 hours reach on Tribhuvan International Airport BB Plan- Breakfast Standard Accommodation Hotel in Kathmandu
Breakfast and transfer to airprot to get your flight back to home.
Full fledged Cost
- Airport transfer - hotel/airport/hotel
- Twin sharing standard hotel accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu before and after trek we can book only on your request.
- Road transfer cost -from trekking start to end point to Kathmandu-Nagarkot via Bhaktapur City -Dhulikhel-Kathmandu.
- Basic twin sharing tea house accommodation during trek.
- 3 times meals - breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek.
- English Speaking guide and all his expenses during the trek like his transfer, insurance, salary, meals and accommodation.
- All Trekking permit local government taxes and TIMS card.
- All government taxes, vat, company service charge.
What's not included?
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
- Sightseeing entrance fee in Kathmandu Valley
- Travel Insurance in case of emergency for rescue and other medication.
- Nepal visa fee
- All kind of hot and cold drinks - coke, fanta, beer, whisky, bottle of water, hot water, tea, coffee etc.
- All personal trekking equipment like down jacket and sleeping bag etc.
- Porter to carry your backpack/luggage.
- Tips for guide and porter
- Personal expenses like wifi, hot shower, telephone, battery charge fee.
- Upgraded lodge accommodation like room with private toilet and bathroom during the trek.
- All the cost not mention on above cost includes.
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Kathmandu Trekking Tour Accommodation
Kathmandu Trekking Tours accommodation provide in two/three Star standard hotel service during this trekking. Rooms are typically available on sharing based with attached bathrooms. Trek, the lodges/ hotel usually have available the hot shower and cold water .
Kathmandu Trekking Tours Meals/Food
Trekkers can choose a meal/food from the menus at the guest house/ hotel . Typical meals on Kathmandu trekking tour includes omelets, toast, boiled eggs, noodle soup, fried rice, macaroni, mo mo, vegetarian curries, pizza or chow mien. The traditional Nepali Dal Bhat which consists of rice, lentils, and a vegetable is all you can eat and always a good choice. If you are non-vegetarian we will provides us meat items during trek and we suggest trekkers stick with vegetarian options.
There is not a problem for vegetarian food and in fact we recommend that everyone stick with a vegetarian diet on the trek as the local meat is not refrigerated properly. If you have special dietary requirements just let us know and we will make sure to assist with the proper menu.
Kathmandu Trekking Tour Weather/Temperature
Weather/Temperature in Summer Kathmandu trekking tour in June, July, and August have the hottest temperature.The temperature in the daytime in Kathmandu trekking tour is between 20 to 32 degree centigrade. The maximum temperature is found in the month of June and July. The nighttime temperatures in Kathmandu trekking tour during the summer is high too. The lowest that the temperature gets in the night time is 10 degree centigrade and a maximum of 20 degrees. The temperature in the months of June and July are pretty similar.
Weather/Temperature in Autumn Kathmandu trekking tour lasts from the end of September to the November. This is the part of the year when the cold starts to set in the Kathmandu trekking tour. The maximum daytime temperature starts to go down from 20 degrees in September and falls to 12 degrees in November. The sun will not be as warm as that in the summers, but that is expected. In September the average nighttime temperature is almost 10 degrees. This starts to fall down and reach in between 5 to 10 degrees in November.
Weather/Temperature in Winter Kathmandu trekking tour in December, January and February.The coldest of all the months throughout the year, winter at Kathmandu trekking tour is severely cold and poses challenges to the interested people. The average temperature during the daytime in the Kathmandu trekking tour winters is 15 degree centigrade. There is not a lot of difference in the temperature in December, January as well as February. All three months are equally cold. Nighttime is when the temperature falls down drastically. The nighttime temperatures around 5 degrees but it can go as low as -2 degrees.
Weather/Temperature in Spring March/April/ May a perfect time to enjoy Kathmandu trekking tour. The daytime temperature in March is around 15 degrees. This temperature goes up to 15-20 degrees in the month of April and peaks to almost 20-25 degrees in May. Devoid of biting cold and hot and wet summers, this is a glorious time for all Kathmandu trekking tour lovers.The lowest that nighttime temperatures get in around 5 degree on March. This increases to 15-25 degrees in April and 20-25 in May.
Kathmandu Trekking tour Equipment
Proper preparation and equipment will give you a great trekking experience. It is also possible to buy/rent trekking gear at affordable price in Kathmandu and Pokhara Nepal. Below is the recommended trekking equipment list for comfortable trek.
Day trek pack
Extra layers, gloves, wind breaker and poncho
Lip Balm with Sunscreen
Broad brimmed hat or bandana (for sun protection)
Iodine Water Tablets (personal preference)
Water Bottles or Camel Back
Headlamp with extra batteries
Waterproof bags to protect electronics or paperwork
Camera with extra batteries and memory cards
Umbrella (works great in a light rain or to protect from the sun)
Duct tape or moleskin for blisters
Trekking Poles (optional)
Thermos (optional for hot beverages)
Wide brimmed hat
Wool hat (Should cover ears)/Balaclava
Insulated Wool/Down Mittens
Moisture wicking long sleeve T-shirts (2)
Moisture wicking T-shirts (1)
Long underwear pants (2)
Underwear (5 to 7)
Heavy Fleece/Down Jacket
Long sleeve shirts (2)
Trekking Pants (2)
Gore Tex Waterproof Jacket with hood
Rain Poncho that covers your day pack
Hiking boots with ankle support
Camp shoes or Tennis Shoes
Plastic bag to carry spare shoes
Hiking socks (10)
Sock Liners (optional)
Sleeping bag rated to -20° degree centigrade
Sleeping bag liner (optional)
Sleeping bag stuff sack
Duffel Bag for Carrying Your Gear (we provide this for the trek)
Day Pack for Carrying what you need on the trail
Small Lock(s) for duffel bag and day pack
Waterproof cover for daypack
Dry Bags in several sizes
Stuff sacks for dirty clothes/shoes
First Aid Kit/Toiletries
Advil or Ibuprofen
Diamox (for altitude sickness)
Medical Tape (for preventing treating blisters)
Antibiotics (Cipro for travelers’ diarrhea)
Diaper Rash Cream (Can treat rashes or chaffing)
Basic toiletries (Soap, Deodorant…)
Panty Liners and Tampons
Ear plugs for sleeping
Passport (needed at entry gate for registration)
One Passport Size Photo (Needed for trekking permit
Portable Solar Charger
Journal, pen and paper
The rooms/accommodation in Kathmandu Trek are all very basic hotel. There are many nice, cozy and well-furnished rooms available with the delicious food menu and great hospitality in the guest house and hotel.
Yes, If you had not done trekking before then, this trek will be best for the startups which are the moderate level of trekking.
You will need to carry a good-sized of a day pack where you could put your personal belonging items, water, camera, snacks, sunscreen, hat, a fleece jacket and gloves. You can carry yourself also or You can hire the porters who will carry the bigger packs with your clothes. They will carry packs up to 15 kg /25 kg.
Yes, there are electricity/power in most of the guest house/ hotel in Kathmandu trekking area . On trekking area, you will get good facilitate service of electricity as well as get free charging facilitate also, some of areas you will have pay certain amount extra for charging . The battery charging cost range as per hour in some areas.
Yes , insurance is almost needed 100% in trekking area. Injury and altitude sickness are far too common on trek. So it is best to pick up insurance World.
Autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May), these are the best season to go on a trek in every region . The sky is clear at this time, and you will get to see panoramic views of mountains range.
If someone get sick in the group, a fellow trekker in the group has to descend, then a porter/assistant guide would go with them. So the person descending would be well looked after and it would not impact on the rest of the group's experience. Emergencies are dealt with by the guide and depending on the severity. In a serious case evacuation would be by helicopter.
There is no specify training method to recommend that applies to each individual. The training you should do to prepare for Kathmandu trekking tour depends on your current level of fitness and any medical conditions.Trekking region is suitable for almost all people with moderate fitness. It does not need any prior experience and running, walking, and swimming are the fitness activities to get involved in the excursion.
There are between 2 to 12 fellow travellers in the group. The Kathmandu Chisapani trek is a popular trip so most of our groups are fully booked. The groups typically are a mix of individuals, couples or friends travelling together. The ages differ and trekkers can be in their 10's to 60's. The group comprises of people from all nationalities.
Trekking in Kathmandu is considered easy & moderate in difficulty level, but still, a good level of fitness is required to complete the trek. As long as you are physically fit and possess sound health, you can go on the trek. We have a flexible route with enough acclimatization and rest days before heading towards higher elevation.
Kathmandu trekking tour is not dangerous at all because trekking in Kathmandu is considered moderate and easy trails. Altitude sickness can affect everyone while trekking including young and healthy people and is a genuine concern to everyone in those trekking areas . It depends on the person, how he/she is going to react to altitude regardless of their fitness and experience.
Weather/Temperature in Summer region Kathmandu trekking tour in June, July, and August have the hottest temperature.The temperature in the daytime in Kathmandu trekking tour is between 20 to 25 degree centigrade. The maximum temperature is found in the month of June and July. The nighttime temperatures in Kathmandu trekking tour during the summer is high too. The lowest that the temperature gets in the night time is 13 degree centigrade and a maximum of 5 degrees. The temperature in the months of June and July are pretty similar.
Weather/Temperature in Autumn region trek lasts from the end of September to the November. This is the part of the year when the cold starts to set in the Kathmandu trekking tour . The maximum daytime temperature starts to go down from 20 degrees in September and falls to 12 degrees in November. The sun will not be as warm as that in the summers, but that is expected. In September the average nighttime temperature is almost 3 degrees. This starts to fall down and reach in between -7 to - 15 degrees in November
Weather/Temperature in Winter region trek in December, January and February. The coldest of all the months throughout the year, winter at Kathmandu trekking tour is severely cold and poses challenges to the interested people. The average temperature during the daytime in the Kathmandu trekking tour winters is 8 degree centigrade. There is not a lot of difference in the temperature in December, January as well as February. All three months are equally cold. Nighttime is when the temperature falls down drastically. The nighttime temperatures around -7 degrees but it can go as low as -15 degrees.
Weather/Temperature in Spring March/April/ May a perfect time to enjoy Kathmandu trekking tour. The daytime temperature in March is around 12 degrees. This temperature goes up to 15-16 degrees in the month of April and peaks to almost 20 degrees in May. Devoid of biting cold and hot and wet summers, this is a glorious time for all Kathmandu trekking tour lovers.The nighttime temperatures, although sometimes below zero are not alarmingly low. The lowest that nighttime temperatures get is -8 in March. This increases to -5 degrees in April and -3 in May.
You will be get Wifi and phone network some where might not work the access . However, most of the guesthouses/hotel offer Wifi for free or for a little charge. It is better not to rely on the internet and enjoy your trip.
Yes, you will be able to use ATM and Credit Cards during the trip . As you can use ATM Card in Kathmandu valley major cities, it’s better to have cash on the trekking area.
The hotel in Kathmandu provides the free storage services. So you can leave all your items that are not required for the trekking at your hotel or you can leave in our office too.
This is a difficult thing to gauge. We have seen everything from USD 20 to USD 1000 per person for guides and porters. Tipping is not required, but a small gesture of thanks to your guides and local porters. The level of the tip should reflect the level of satisfaction from and personal involvement with your guide. However, we recommend you to spend minimum 10% of your total trip cost for tipping entire local staffs, the ratio of tipping guide and porter will be given to you at the pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu before starting the trek.
Yes, all our trips are guaranteed to run. We never cancel the trip due to not having enough participants; we can arrange the trip for one person as well as a private trip at very minimum additional cost. Please inquire about this during the time of booking.
These facilities will be available in most of the places in your hotel reception by paying some charges. Remember to bring TWO and THREE pin travel adapters! You can also buy the adapters in the super markets or electronic shops in the Kathmandu city. Our guide can help you with it.
According to the size of your groups, it differs. The vehicles will be small and light so that it can be handled easily and safely through the narrow roads of Nepal. It can be a car, minibus, land cruiser, van, Jeep.