Best Place for Hike inside the Kathmandu Valley

By Gopal

15 November 2021 07:30 AM | UPDATED 3 years ago

15 November 2021 07:30 AM

Are you guys making a plan for hiking?  You are in the correct location. Here we have just made a list and short description of the place for a hike inside the Kathmandu Valley. 

As we all know that hiking means the activity of going for a long walk for recreational purposes. Nowadays people are enjoying their spare time by hiking. Hiking required more power and effort than walking. Going hiking once a week is also good for both physical and mental health. Especially people are going for a hike from lower to a higher place. 

Today in this article we have shared some best and beautiful places inside the Kathmandu Valley for Hiking. They are followed below:

Table of Content:

  1. Nagarkot
  2. Sundarijal
  3. Kakani
  4. Shivapuri 
  5. Phulchowki

Shivapuri National Park:

Shivapuri National Park is the nearest national park to the Kathmandu Valley. It admires us from the beautiful Himalayas, wonderful natures. You can also see the beautiful waterfalls there. Hiking to Shivapuri National Park is easy and short adventurous near the Kathmandu Valley. Inside the Shivapuri National Park, you can see the Hindu religious places “Bishnudwar” and “Baagdwar”. Also, you can see the Gumba called “Nagi Ghumba” which is famous for Buddhist. It takes 3-4 hours from Budhanilkantha temple to visit Shivapuri National Park.  


Nagarkot is exactly located 32km east of Kathmandu, Nepal. This place is also famous for Hiking. You can go on a hike with your friends for refreshments. Also, you can spend your beautiful time by viewing the natural view from the height of Nagarkot Tower. This place lies on top of the Kathmandu Valley.


Sundarijal is the famous part of Golarnashwor Municipality in the Kathmandu district. This place is assessable and perfect for hiking.  It takes 5-6 hours time for hiking to reach the sundarijal. You can also do canyoning and swimming in the sundarijal waterfall.  


Kakan is the perfect place for the hike which is close to the Kathmandu Valley. The route for Kakani is very easy and complete in 2-3 hours. Kakani is one of the famous viewpoints of Kathmandu Valley. It lies in the northeast part of Kathmandu valley. You can enjoy your spare time there.


Phulchowki is one of the highest points in the Kathmandu Valley. It lies in the southeast part of the Kathmandu Valley. It is also called “hills of flower”. The starting point of the hike is from the bus stop of Godawari. It takes 4-5 hours for the hike. Also, you can see Gaurishankar Himal, Ganesh Himal, and Langtang Himal from Phulchwoki Hill if the weather is clean. 

The above-mentioned places are the best place for hiking inside the Kathmandu valley. You can go for a hike in these places with your friends as well as with your family for refreshment and fun.