Chisapani Trek

Duration: 5 Days   |   Based on 1 Review
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: Private Vehicle / Tourist Bus
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel And Guest House
  • Max Elevation: 2300m

Chispani Trek is perhaps the nearest and shortest trek around Kathmandu Valley. Those who do not have enough time but still would like to experience Himalayan trekking, Chisapani trek is definitely for you.

Named after a Tamang village called Chispanai, Chisapani trek starts from Sundarijal, some 30 minutes ride from the core Kathmandu city. The trail passes through Shivapuri National Park, Nepal’s newest national park, which is home to many wild animals such as leopard, bear and boar. You will begin your trek through a serene and quiet forest and go past ancient Tamang villages such as Mulkhharka, Chispani etc.

Chisapani located at an altitude of 2215m is the highest point you will reach on this trek. Chispani is a vantage point for splendid views of Manaslu, Langtang and Ganesh Himalayan ranges. The trek ends in Nagarkot (2175m) which is the best hill ride for watching surnise and sunset and the Himalayan peaks such as Annapurna, Langtang, Ganesh to Everest and Kanchenjua in the east.

The trail has been promoting eco tourism with focus on waste management, water conservation, use of organic vegetables and local entrepreneurship.


  • Short Himalayan trek near Kathmandu Valley
  • Trek through serene Tamang villages
  • Shivapuri National Park, Nepal’s youngest protected area
  • Visit Nagarkot for sunrise/sunset and Himalayan views
  • Beautiful panorama of Annapurna, Langtang, Ganesh and Everest ranges

Outline Itinerary

Day 01 Arrivals and transfer to hotel
Day 02 Kathmandu valley sightseeing
Day 03 Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal and then trek to Chisapani (2100m)
Day 04 Trek from Chisapani to Nagarkot (2300m)
Day 05 Trek from Nagarkot to Changu Narayan and drive back to Kathmandu

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