Kakani Suryachaur Hike is Day hiking around Kathmandu valley

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US$ 160.00 (Per Person)
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Duration: 1 Day
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One day hike Kathmandu trek: Kakani-Suryachaur-Hiking tour:


Hiking from Kakani to Suryachaur is an easy walk through the Shivapuri national park which starts from Kakani and ends at the suryachaur hill, which is relaxing travel adventure for the travelers who want to dive in nature and run away from the urban cities.  Hiking to Kathmandu valley rim trek is being so popular for both national and international tourist who lives in the valley.  The newly opened  Kakani  Suryachaur hiking trail can be the best solution for the hiking lovers which can be rewarded trails for those who have few days holiday in Nepal or for those long day trekkers before the trekking started.

 Suryachaur, situated at an altitude of 1925 meter in the Northern part of Kathmandu valley, is the short and easy hike of 10 kilometers (2-3) hours. Suryachaur is an ideal place with some flat terrains from where one can get to see the whole Thangshing Valley and the great mountain views like Ganesh Himal, Langtang Range, Mt. Machapuchare, Mt. Gaurishankar, Godatape, Rauchuli, and other numerous Himalayas.

Kakani is on the top of the hills an altitude of 2073 meters in the northwest from Kathmandu in Nuwkot district from where can observe the magnificent views of the western white mountains, terrace paddy and maize fields with green valley and visit the kakani memorial parks once upon you arrive at Kakani bus stop. Kakani is popular with international scout training center with furnished training halls for all-purpose and events.  The Nepal mountaineering school for wall climbing and navigation training spot is in nearby which is owned by Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA),  A only one national alpine association of Nepal, A school of Nepal mountaineering and sports training. The local restaurant and hotels are available in the town.

The Relaxing Kakani to suryachaur hiking will have lots of opportunities to observe the real Nepal in a few hours. The place is likewise home of a memorial park of the diverse natural vegetation of Himalayan flora and fauna.  The shivapuri national parks are famous for bird watching sites around Kathmandu valley which records  170 species of the birds.  And it is well known for its amazing landscape and the green mountains that encompassed by Himalaya panorama. 

Both Suryachaur and Kakani being one of the best viewpoints from where one you can see the stunning and panoramic view of mountains.  It is one of the best-hiking destinations for all hikers while they are looking for a short trek around Kathmandu valley for domestic as well as international tourist.  Kakani and Suryachaur are also popular for the sunrise and sunset.  

TAAN has created an event on 25th September, 2018 to promote the hiking trails starting from Kakani to suryachaur  on the presence of precious Chief Guest Honb’l Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Mr. Rabindra Adhikari, Honb’l Secretary of MoCTCA Krishna Prashad Devkota, Tourism Associates, Diplomats, Celebrities and Media on the occasion of the world tourism day. The slogan was  Tourism and the Digital Transformation” which is provided by the UNWTO. The tourism day mostly celebrates on September 27th every year. 

Getting Kakani back from Suryachaur to Kathmandu:

Distance:  Distance between Kathmandu and Kakani is 12 KM (kilometers)  It takes 1:30 hours by local vehicles: the journey from Kathmandu goes up a beautiful panoramic view on hills, Northwest from Kathmandu takes 1:30hrs by the local vehicle in the average drive of 60km/hr. Kakani is in the elevation of  2073m, just off the road to Trisuli Bazaar/. Once in Kakani, you will enjoy the magnificent view of the Himalayan ranges. The wonderful sunrise and sunset have been attracting many people to spend nights at Kakani just for sight, contemplation Kakani is a major gateway for hiking and mountain biking routes in neighboring Shivapuri National Park.

Suryachaur: Decent valley views of Himalaya you can take a breathtaking view of high snow-capped mountains namely Langtang 7,234 m (23,734 ft) and Ganesh Himal 7,422 (24,350 ft). Manaslu, Lamjung Himal and Annapurna Himalayas from    Surachaur is an elevation of 1929 m. From a series of high points along the ridge, there are magnificent views of the Himalayan skyline stretching all the way from Annapurna to Everest, via Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Gauri Shankar, Dorje Lekpa and Shishapangma Himalayas. The visiting suryacharu back to Kathmandu by local vehicle.

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