Kathmandu valley also offers a variety of superb trekking routes. These delightful short treks near the Kathmandu valley, just within few hour drives, offer typical rural Nepal with magnificent views of different Himalayan ranges. These treks are perfect for people with less time, for those not wishing to travel too far outside of the Kathmandu Valley and for families of all ages.
You don`t need to be a mountaineer to trek in the hills of Kathmandu. Most parts are easy walking, and the more strenous parts however are at low altitude compared to many other treks in Nepal.
Trekking around Kathmandu valley offers insights into Nepali village life, history, culture and religion. It will reveal picturesque hamlets surrounded by elaborate terraced fields and forested ridges. The rich variety in flora and fauna found within a short distance is another rewarding experience of trekking and, of course, there is always the prospect of viewing some of the highest mountains in the world.
Very few people have trekked around the Kathmandu valley. Some of the important treks around Kathmandu valley are Namobuddha Trek, Balthali Village Trek, Shivapuri Village Trek, Nagarkot Trek, etc.
You find here some examples of trekking itineraries in this region. The variations are endless, contact us for your personalized itinerary.
You can fill in your remaining days in Nepal with a wide range of activities. Discover some days the jungle in one of the nationals parks in the South of Nepal, go enjoying the shores of Phewa lake in Pokhara or visit the cultural sites in Kathmandu Valley.
Kathmandu Hills - Short
Kathmandu Hills - Long