Chisapani Nagarkot Short and Easy Trek

Duration: 3 Days   |   Based on 1 Review
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: Private Vehicle
  • Food: Full Board Plan
  • Accommodation: Hotel And Guest House
  • Group Size: 1-16
  • Max Elevation: 2215 m

Chispani-Nagarkot 2N/3D Trek is the nearest and shortest trek around Kathmandu Valley. For those who do not have enough time but still would like to experience easy trekking, Chisapani Nagarkot is an ideal trek for you.

Named after a Tamang village called Chisapanai, the Chisapani trek starts from Sundarijal, an hour's ride from the core of Kathmandu city. The trail passes through Shivapuri National Park, Nepal’s newest national park, which is home to many wild animals such as leopards, bears, and wild 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 the Manaslu, Langtang, and Ganesh Himalayan ranges. The trek ends in Nagarkot (2175m) which is the best hill ride for watching sunrise and sunset and the Himalayan peaks such as the Annapurna range, Langtang ranges, and Ganesh Himal to Everest and Kanchenjunga in the east.

What you can see?

Huge range of Mountain vistas, Local life, and experience diverse landscapes. As you are trekking through the National Park, you have a great opportunity to encounter diverse flora and fauna. Orchid and Rhododendron flowers are commonly found in the area. Chisapani offers a wide range of mountains including Makalu, Dorje Lakpa, Gaurishankar Mountain, Langtang range, Ganesh Himal range, and part of the Annapurna range.

How to go Chisapani Nagarkot trek?

Global Adventure is your one-step adventure to fulfill your dream adventure. We provide all the necessary services and logistics as per the client's needs. You need one hour's drive to Chisapani and an easy uphill walk through the Rhododendron forest to reach Chisapani. The next day 6 6-hour walk through the forest and village with a farming terrace to Nagarkot.

The trail has been promoting ecotourism with a focus on waste management, water conservation, the use of organic vegetables, and local entrepreneurship. This trek is becoming popular for the family trekking experience. No matter whether you are an advanced trekker or a beginner, the 2-night/3-day Chisapani Nagarkot trek will be a perfect choice.


  • Short trek near the 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

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Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal and then trek to Chisapani (2100m)

Take a short drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal bus stop. The trek begins as you cross the Army check post and enter Shivapuri National Park. You will soon be passing through rhododendron forests and Tamang villages with great views of Mt. Manaslu and Mt. Fishtail. Chisapani is a Tamang village. Overnight at Guest House.

  • Full Board Plan
  • Guest House
  • 2100m

Enjoy early morning view of Himalaya peaks such as Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Gaurishankar and even Everest. After breakfast, trek to Jhule then Chauki making a last uphill hike to Nagarkot. Stay overnight in hotel.

  • Full Board Plan
  • Hotel
  • 2300m

Wake up early to enjoy sunrise and magnificent views of Himalayan ranges such as Langtang, Manaslu, HImal, Everest, Kanchejunga etc. HAve breakfast and then start trekking to Changunarayam temple, which is oldest Hindu temple in Kathmandu. There is an optional short trek to Shankhu which includes visit to Bhagawati Mai temple. Later on drive back to Kathmandu. 

  • Lunch
  • Solo Responsible

What's included

  • All government and local taxes and Shivapuri National Park Entry fees
  • All ground transportation by private vehicle
  • 1-night Guesthouse accommodation at Chisapani.
  • 1-night accommodation at Nagarkot in a Hotel (twin sharing)
  • All meals while on the trek (2-Breakfast, 3-Lunch-2-Dinner)
  • Experienced English Speaking Trekking guide with the Government license holder
  • Insurance for Nepalese Staff
  • International airfare and airport departure tax
  • Nepal entry visa, costs 30 USD, 50 USD, and 125 USD for 15 days, 30 days, and 90 days respectively
  • Porter can be arranged if required at additional cost
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, Internet, Laundry, and Telephone calls.
  • Personal trekking equipment if needed (it can be rented in Kathmandu)
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected)
  • Any other expenses that are not mentioned in the Price Include section
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Useful Info

Group Size, guide, and crew member:

We organize Ghalegaun Trek for single people to a maximum of 16 people at once or even if you have more than 16 people then we can split the group into two or more groups (according to the number of trekkers) however you all can walk together and stay at the same guest house and there are only different guide, and there are 1 guide up to 10 people and 2 guides for 11-16 people.

Trek as an Individual, Private Group, or Join a Scheduled Trek:

Global Adventure Trekking specializes in organizing treks for individuals, couples, and small groups. You can trek by yourself as a private group on the date you select without paying extra, or you can choose to join a small group that is scheduled during your preferred time frame. We also now and then arrange groups on dates other than those shown on this schedule so feel free to contact us to inquire about other possible dates for group treks that you might be able to join.

Accommodation During Ghalegaun Trek:

 Accommodation at the local lodge known as Guesthouse is simple but comfortable. The toilet and washing facility are shared. In the guesthouse, travelers are provided a twin shared room with twin beds, mattresses, and pillows. In some places, guest house depends on solar power. A hot shower facility is available in the guesthouses Electricity and Wi-Fi is available in the hotel.

Passport and Visa: 

All travelers should have a 6-month validity passport. A visa can obtain on your upon arrival at Kathmandu Airport. Visa cost 25 USD, 50 USD, and 125 USD for 15, 30, and 90 days respectively.

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