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short hiking around kathmandu

Beautiful places for Hiking near Kathmandu

“It’s impossible to walk in the woods and be in a bad mood at the same time.”

Any individual either a naïve traveler or an enthusiast explorer who is staying in Kathmandu should certainly take a free time out from the conventional city spectrum and explore out some of the eccentric “Hiking” areas close to the capital city. A short hike away from the bustling streets of the city can surely do you good if you know the appropriate/fitting place with a proper hiking trail. On that notice, I have managed to list out 5 of the major beautiful places for hiking near the Kathmandu locale. Just have a look at these places & you may find something worth your liking outside the city.

  • Namobuddha Hike

Namobuddha Hike

Namobuddha Hike is a well known hiking trail that takes you to superb Namobuddha hill (1,750m) to make the most of its normal appeal. The hiking trail is incredibly lovely as it goes through the excellent backwoods and conventional towns all the way to the incredible Namobuddha. Namobuddha is set at the hill top of Panauti and is a well known Buddhist trail situated in Kavre. The Thrangu Tashi Yangtse Monastery is a focal point of attraction of Namobuddha. The hill offers the fine perspectives of Himalayas and conventional towns from its edge. Namobuddha hiking is a simple undertaking and perfect for all explorers who desire a hike with no less than couple of hours walking.

  • Bajra Barahi to Godawari Hike

Godawari bridge Nepal

The Bajra Barahi to Godavari day hike is a standout amongst the most fascinating short hiking adjacent Kathmandu city. We begin the hiking after a short drive of 30 minutes to the Bajra Barahi Temple in the Patan. Other than the Temple of Bajra Barahi, sanctuary without apex the town life and cultivating in the range is additionally very fascinating. You will see the most noteworthy hill encompassing Kathmandu, Phulchoki in from of you as you stroll ahead from the popular sanctuary. In spite of the fact that this place is near Kathmandu, it has extremely distant customary lifestyle.

  • Champadevi Hike

Champadevi Hiking

Champadevi Hiking is an energizing one day hiking excursion to the Champadevi; southern hill of Kathmandu. Arranged at an elevation of 2285m; the Champadevi hill offers an awesome hiking enterprise in a fascinating air. Champadevi is a religious site for both Buddhists and Hindus. Get the Bird-eye perspective of Kathmandu valley along with the alluring Himalayan vistas from the highest point of the hill. An expansive number of explorers visit this site on full moon day to make an offering to Champadevi. Champadevi Hiking is perfect for all individuals who might endeavor to take the blending hiking experience while getting a charge out of the common landscapes. The Champadevi hill offers brilliant perspectives of the Himalayas from its edge.

  • Kakani to Bhanjayang Hike


This is a fascinating hike through oak, rhododendron and pine timberland. At a young hour in the morning, you drive from Kathmandu to Kakani (2,073m), 32 km north of Kathmandu around 60 minutes. From here the trail prompts toward the east along graveled logical street. The whole trail is totally on a level way. You hike around three hours to Bhanjyang, which includes a 20 minute soak rising before achieving the last area. In the wake of bypassing around the region here, you follow a similar way back to Kakani in around two and half hours and after that drive back to Kathmandu. From Kakani one can see the mountain scene of focal Nepal, an inconceivable gathering of great pinnacles extending from Ganesh Himal to the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.

  • Shivapuri Hike to Nagi Gumpa


Shivapuri is the “Second most noteworthy hill close to Kathmandu valley” and a silo of vegetation named as the Shivapuri National Park. Hiking to Shivapuri is a short and simple enterprise close to the capital, Kathmandu. Baghdwar is wellspring of Holy River Bagmati streaming adjacent Holy place Pashupatinath, which is assume to originate from mouth of Tiger. After breakfast at the close-by eatery, we drive for around 20 minutes to Budhanilkantha Temple which is 8 km north of Kathmandu. Nagi Gumpa is located at an elevation of 2,330 meter above sea level, north of Kathmandu valley simply above Budhanilkantha Temple.

By any chance, if you liked any of those “Hiking Trips” then make sure to contact Destination Himalaya for further assistance.