Trip Overview Kakani Village Treks
We at ‘Adventure Himalayan Travels have devised a compact package of mere 7days which will take you to the beautiful hillstation of Kakani which positions itself 23km Northwest of Kathmandu on a ridge at an altitude of 2073m and is easily accessible by driving of mere one hour through the ceaseless bends and curves along the Raniban forest.
While in Kakani Village Treks, we will visit the Thai memorial park built in remembrance of 113 victims of a 1992 Thai Airline crash. Other salient features of Kakani Village Treks include the spectacular views of snowcapped Majestic Ganesh Himal, The Central Himalaya and the Western Himalaya, Gauri Shankar Himal, Manaslu Himal, Annapurna Himal, Langtang Ranges, Dorje Lakpa, Melung- Tse, Furi Chachui and several other peaks.
Hiking through the verdant oak and pine woods covered with blooming rhododendron, visiting a Trout Fish Farm, Bird Watching and getting to know the culture and traditions of the locals along with enjoying the rustic touch in the area very much close to the capital city along with sunrise and sunset views from Kakani Hill Tower make the Kakani Village Treks best short treks in Nepal.
Kakani Village Treks initiate from a drive towards Kakani and passes through Aledanda to Shivpuri which prolongs further to Dhap before winding up in Nagarkot- yet another popular Hill Station from where we will drive back to Kathmandu and conclude our 7days long Kakani Village Treks.
Itinerary Outline of Kakani Village Treks:
Day01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day02: Drive to Kakani
Day03: Trek to Shivpuri
Day04: Trek to Dhap
Day05: Trek to Nagarkot
Day06: Drive to Kathmandu
Day01: Arrival in Kathmandu:
Representative from our- ‘Adventure Himalayan Travels’ will greet you in Tribhuvan International Airport and take you to the hotel where you will be shortly explained about your trekking package. You will spend the smooth night in our hotel.
Day02: Drive to Kakani:
Early in the morning, we will take a short drive of about an hour and half towards the Northwest end of Kathmandu Valley to visit Kakani which is a popular hiking and trekking place to be as the hilltop provides the perfect view of the great Himalayan Ranges of Langtang. Kakani is famous as a Village of Strawberry.
Day03: Trek to Shivpuri:
Leaving Kakani behind, we will begin our trek towards Shivpuri from Aaledanda along the ridge of Shivpuri National Park Area. We will stroll through the landscapes offering the views of terraces and mountains and pass through woods to make it to Shivpuri.
Day04: Trek to Dhap:
Trekking along the ridge between theHimalaya and the Shivpuri Watershed for about 4 hours should be able to take us to Dhap.
Day05: Trek to Nagarkot:
A 5hours of hiking through the verdant forest of pine and spruce and the pretty villages will lead us to Nagarkot where we will have an enchanting sunset view prior to resting in a hotel.
Day06: Drive to Kathmandu:
After wakeup call, we will leave the bed early to have the fascinating sunrise view over Himalayas. Returning back to Hotel, we will nibble the breakfast and drive towards Kathmandu.
Our representative will assist you in last moment preparation and will drive you back to Airport from where you will return to your beloved ones. We hope to see you again.