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Kathmandu Valley - Day Hiking Tour

Kathmandu Valley - Day Hiking Tour

The capital city Kathmandu has the best of both worlds: beautiful landscapes and rich Nepali culture. The picturesque view of mountain peaks, Golden sunset view, rice fields to explore the lifestyle and culture of local communities: this one-day hiking is certain to provide you with everything that Nepal has to offer.

The maximum elevation of this day hiking tour is about 2200m from the sea level where one can see the snowfall as well if you are lucky. In spring season one can see the rhododendron flowers and in autumn, you can see some other beautiful flowers. 

As soon as we reach Bhaktapur by our private vehicle, we will start hiking to Nagarkot and have a Lunch there and look and walk around the beautiful Nagarkot area. After the beautiful view of the sunset, we slowly drive back to Kathmandu. 

TRIP FACTS
Trip Duration: One Day Tour
Type of Trip: Day Hiking
Difficulty level:  Gentle
Food: Packed Lunch
Best Season: All around the year
Cost of the Trip: contact us


Day Hiking Tour - Service Includes

1) Ground transportation, pick up and drop by private car with one driver
2) English speaking, government licensed holder trekking guide along the tour
3) 1 strong porter among 2 members, One porter carry 20-25kg
4) Inclusive of Wages, Insurance, transportation and meals for both guide and porter
5) Necessary Trekking permit (TIMS) + National Park entry permit
6) Basic medicine Kit box for the trip

Day Hiking Tour - Service Excludes

1) Expenses of personal nature such as, telephone calls, toilet paper and tissue paper etc..
2) Any extra transportation except above program
3) Personal trekking gears such as trekking poles, oxyzen etc..
4) Emergency evacuation (If incase).
5) All type of drinks except tea and coffee.
6) International and domestic Air tickets
7) Nepal Visa
8) Personal travel insurance.
9) Tipping
10) All the not mentioned above

One day hiking.

DAY HIKING TOUR SERVICE INCLUDED


* Ground transportation, pick up and drop by private car with one driver
* English speaking, government licensed holder trekking guide along the tour
* 1 strong porter among 2 members, One porter carry 20-25kg
* Inclusive of Wages, Insurance, transportation and meals for both guide and porter
* Necessary Trekking permit (TIMS) + National Park entry permit
* Basic medicine Kit box for the trip




Cost Excludes

* Expenses of personal nature such, telephone calls, toilet paper, tissue paper etc..
* Any extra transportation except above program
* Personal trekking gears such as trekking polls, oxyzen etc..
* Emergency evacuation (If incase).
* All type of drinks except tea and coffee.
* International and domestic Air tickets
* Nepal Visa
* Personal travel insurance.
* Tipping
* All the not mentioned above

One day tour, just walk around Kathmandu valley rim.

Trip Duration: One Day Tour
Type of Trip: Day Hiking
Difficulty level:  Gentle
Food: Packed Lunch 
Best Season: All around the year
Cost of the Trip: contact us

Clothing and equipments

Certain basic trekking equipment is essential on all routes we described in this site. Depending on the area and season, we will provide you with a comprehensive list of necessities. Here is some recommended Equipments List for trekking in Nepal.

Clothing

1. Boots

Lightweight walking boots. If new one is being bought, “walk then in” to avoid blisters. Also bring spare laces.

2. Track shoes

A pair of track shoes. To wear in the camp at night or when the boot is wet.

3. Jacket

Warm jacket. Fiber fills or down should be adequate. This is especially necessary during winter from December to February. A rainproof jacket with hood or a poncho. Get the one that is guaranteed waterproof.

4. Shirt and Sweaters

Woolen shirts and thick sweaters. During winter months, December through February these items are essential. Thick sweaters can be purchased in Kathmandu. 1 lightweight long sleeved -shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn.

5. Trousers

A pair of lightweight/ heavy weight trousers. Jeans are unsuitable to wear on treks. Cheap loose cotton pants are available in Kathmandu. Heavyweight trousers are useful higher up in the mountains in the morning and at night. Windproof/ waterproof trousers are necessary on all treks going above 10.00ft.

6. Underwear

Thermal underwear. These are excellent to sleep in at night in the winter months thermal underwear are quite invaluable.

7. Tracksuit

A tracksuit useful for wearing in camp and in the tent. 2 pair of loose fitting long shorts/ skirts.

8. Sleeping Bag

As you do not carry it yourself this may be synthetic or down, but it must be 4 season. As most treks pass through a variety of climatic conditions, a long zip is a good idea. A cotton/fleece liner helps keep your sleeping bag clean. Good sleeping bags are expensive but can be rented easily in Kathmandu (Only for treks starting and finishing there)

9. Sun Hat, SunCream/Block & Lip Salve

Choose a high factor suncream (Factor 20 or stronger) to protect your skin against the sun at high altitude. A combination sunblock/lip salve is ideal for facial protection.

10. Personal First Aid Kit

You should have your own supply of plasters, aspirin, diarrhea tablets and also a comprehensive blister kit. (Please do not give medicines to local people without consulting the trek leader.)

11. Hat/ Glove/ Sandle/ Shocks/ Underwear

a) A woolen hat to wear in the morning and at night. During winter it is an essential item.
b) A sunhat and ensure it has a wide brim to cover the face and neck.
b) A pair of gloves. Leather with lining and woolen are best. c) 1 pair of sandals to wear in the cities and in camp.
d) 4 pairs of thin and 4 pair of thick woolen socks.
e) Underwear” normal quantity and swimming costume, hankies.

Equipments and Accessories

a) Duffle bag or kit bag to carry to gear while trekking
b) Daypack: This is a small rucksack to carry personal requirement for the day e.g. toilet items, camera, film towel, soap, a boot etc.
c) Water bottle.
d) Snow glasses and sunglasses
e) 2-4 large plastic bags to separate clean clothes from dirty ones.
f) 6 -10 smaller plastic bags to dispose garbage.
g) Wallet and /or money belt with compartment for coins.
h) Toiletries with large and small towels. Toilet paper can buy in Kathmandu and some villages in the mountains.
i) Small headlamp and/ or torch with spare batteries and bulbs
j) candles and lighter to burn toilet paper.
k) Snow gaiters essential during wither and all treks going over at other times.
l) An umbrella (optional), which is quite useful to as a sunshade and useful when it rains.
m) Reading materials, camera and film, game items (optional), note book, rubber band, pen and pencil, envelopes, a diary, a calendar, a pocket knife, binoculars (optional), a small pillow or headrest (optional). Thermoses (optional)- an inflatable sleeping mat, trekking map, adequate quantities of passport photograph

Trip Photos

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