chisapani nagarkot hiking

Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking

May 6, 2019
Travel Guide

Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking is one of the most famous Hiking destinations in Nepal, in Nepal, we have 12 National Park among them Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park is the nearest National Park from the capital city of Nepal. About the Shivapuri Nagarjuna National Park, It has expanded 159 sq km2. Where we can find different species of vegetation and flora and fauna, wild mammals such as Himalayan Black Buck, Leopard, different species of birds, butterflies, reptiles. In this national park, one can see the endangers animals Red Panda.


Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking is one of the majors hiking routes in Kathmandu Valley. It’s normally two days hiking route but that depends upon the hiker’s choice because there is another place also for the destination. The literal meaning of the Chisapani is ‘cold water’. The altitude of the Chisapni is about 2375 m from the sea level. It is easiest and beautiful hiking route from the Kathmandu valley where one can change to explore the hiking, trekking, Nepali cultures, villagers lifestyles, and they can capture the stunning views of the white mountains from the hiking path. There is numerous trekking route from the Sundarijal through the Chisopani such as Langtang Treks, Sacred lake Gosainkunda Trekks, Helambu Trekks, and Tamang Heritage tracks around the Langtang National Park. Sundarijal is the entry point to go ahead to the Chisapani Nagarkot hiking. Every day one ought to walk about 5-6 hours (the time span is varying upon the hikers or trekkers. through the thick and green forest to reach the destinations.

Hikers have to start their journey from the Sundarijal through the Mulkharka  On, the way of Mulkharka the visitors can see the Tamang people’s lifestyle. Tamangs races are the main ethnic group of Nepal. In Nepal, there are 125 different ethnic groups among them Tamang are the major ethnic tribes of them. Generally, they settle down around the hilly area of Nepal.

Up to the Chisapani, one ought to walk 16 km. When the trekkers go up through the jungle or green forest after 5-6 hours they reach Chisapani (2375 m) one of the naturally cold water places. If the weather is clear one can see beautiful mountain range such as; Langtang Range, Dorje Lakpa Himal, Gaurishanker Himal, as well as the Mount Everest Region to the East. Chisapani is the perfect destination to see the sunrise. One can see beautiful rays of the sunrise from their bedroom. It will be the sweet memory of their life. From where they experience these wonderful moments after then one can be headed for the Nagarkot from where one can see beautiful sunrise and sunset both. In Medieval time, Nagarkot was as a Royal Fort to protect the Kathmandu valley from the Eastern part. Later Shah dynasty used as a summer retreat place and holiday celebrations destination. It is prevalent for more activities like see the sunrise and sunset, summer retreat place, picnic spots, and Sports activities, etc because of its wonderful climates variations. Present day there is opening a luxurious tourist standard hotel and resort around there. From the Nagarkot, one can see the beautiful view of the Kathmandu valley to the West and soaring peaks and breathtaking mountain views to the Northern and Eastern part. Everyone likes to visit this place because of its cool weather for the whole year.

After then one can return to the Kathmandu city via tourist coach or also they can hike to the Changunarayan Temple or hike toward the Dhulikhel Namobuddha Balthali Hiking. About the Chanunarayan Temple is considered the oldest temple in Nepal History. Where the visitors can achieve knowledge about the history of Nepal and the brief history of the Lichchhavi dynasty. After then, they can return to the capital city of Nepal. In this way, one can achieve more adventures and feel fresh from this Sundarijal Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking. Really it will be a wonderful part of the journey of your life.