Chisapani Nagarkot Trek is a short 3-day trek in Nepal. The short Chisapani-Nagarkot Trek is crafted for those who are seeking a quick getaway while visiting Nepal. The trail of Chisapani - Nagarkot is extremely beautiful and passes by fine villages. Chisapani Nagarkot Hike is a short excursion to the east of Kathmandu, which is well-known among travelers who have limited time to explore Nepal.
Chisapani Nagarkot Trek is an easy hike, or we can say short trekking that traverses beautiful villages and dense forests. We Escape Nepal Holidays have designed the Chisapani Nagarkot trek itinerary that includes Chisapani village and Nagarkot viewpoint along with a short visit to Changu Narayan Temple.
Chisapani and Nagarkot both are famous for striking mountain views. You see a range of snow-capped Himalayan Mountains from Nagarkot on clear days. Similarly, the trail you follow during the Chisapani Nagarkot Hike lets you see a diverse range of flora and fauna, some of which are only available in Nepal. The Changu Narayan temple is one of the oldest temples in Nepal dedicated to Lord Visnu. This temple has a huge history and holds a very prominent position in Nepal.
The Chisapani Nagarkot Trek takes you to the outskirts of Kathmandu amidst tranquil surroundings. The hike begins with a short drive to Sundarijal. You then walk through the lush forests of Shivapuri National Park and small villages to reach Chisapani dada. Further, the trail ascends to Nagarkot, from where you get to see the beautiful landscape and snow-capped mountain views. You drive back to Kathmandu en-route stopping at Changu Narayan temple on the last day of the trek.
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Why Chisapani Nagarkot Trek?
A scenic drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal
You take a short scenic drive to Sundarijal (trek start point) from Kathmandu to start the short Chisapani – Nagarkot Trek. You get to see the countryside views on the way. It is a beautiful village famous for the short gateway, biking, and picking among local travelers. Here, you get to see the Sundarijal Hydropower station that supplies electricity to Kathmandu.
Experience the short & soft trail through lush forests and picturesque villages
The Chisapani Nagarkot trekking trail passes through Shivapuri National Park, which is home to numerous species of flora and fauna. You come across different types of vegetation and herbal plants. Likewise, the trail moves along fine villages with beautiful views.
Experience rich culture and lifestyle of locals
You get to see the local’s daily lifestyle and culture during your stay with the locals on the Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking. People from Tamang and other communities reside in this part of Nepal. Therefore you get to see a perfect blend of traditions and norms. You get to interact with them and enjoy their warm hospitality.
Witness gorgeous sunrise and Himalayan Mountains from Nagarkot
You get to observe the gorgeous sunrise with stunning views of snow-capped mountains includes Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), Mt. Shishapangma (8,013 m), Mt. Gauri Shankar (7,134 m), Mt. Himal Chuli (7,893 m), etc from Nagarkot. The Nagarkot is one of the major attractions of Chisapani Nagarkot Trek.
Visit ancient Changu Narayan Temple
While hiking from Nagarkot, you stop at Changu Narayan temple. This temple is part of UNESCO world heritage sites and is believed to have been built in the 4th century. It is a two-story pagoda-style temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Changu Narayan Temple is one of the oldest temples of Nepal, where you get to see the finest carvings and a fascinating collection of ancient statues.