Trip Facts

  • Duration:5 Days
  • Trip Grade: Easy
  • Trip Profile:Chisapani Nagarkot Yoga Trek
  • Geography:Hills/Forests
  • Location:Kathmandu/Kavre
  • Accommodation:Hotel/Tea house/Lodge
  • Meals:All meals included during the trekking
  • Religious:Hinduism/Buddhism
  • Ethnic People:Tamang/Sherpa/Bhramin/Chhetri
  • Transportation:Tourist bus/ Private vehicle
  • Group Size:01-10 Pax

Highlight

  • Enjoy the stunning UNESCO world heritages spread around the valley
  • A unique adventure comprising nature and yoga
  • Stunning Himalayan views of Langtang, Ganesh, Gaurishankar, and Jugal Himal ranges
  • Picturesque natural views reflected in the vibrant hamlets and experiencing the traditional way of life
  • Visit the famous Hill station- Nagarkot
  • Explore the heritage of the oldest temple-The Changu Narayan temple

Overview

Nature heals you with its beauty, peace, smooth air and natural essence. Yoga brings you internal healing. The mixture of nature and yoga is a perfect combination. Close in distance from Kathmandu but a place full of nature and peace is a perfect destination to enjoy quality time. The trek gives you back a lot of peace, happiness and huge bundles of memories. Every day, we conclude our daily adventures with a scheduled Yoga Session, and every morning begins the same way as well.
A perfect combination of stunning natural beauty and a calm mind attained through Yoga, the Chisapani Nagarkot Yoga Trek is perfect if you are seeking a relaxed time in the Himalayan environment on the outskirts of Kathmandu. Perhaps the closest trekking route around the capital city, the Chisapani Nagarkot Yoga Trek by Himalaya Land Treks aims to achieve the best of both worlds: Yoga and Trekking. And with so many of us falling back to a natural way of life to attain tranquillity in our lives, the timing for this journey couldn’t be more perfect. 
The trek also offers you to explore the oldest temple of Nepal, the Changu Narayan temple. You will also explore other UNESCO enlisted world heritage sites. The most beautiful waterfall ‘Sundarijal’, welcomes you with excitement in your journey. Making your way through Shivapuri-Nagarjun national park you will also get to spot a diverged species of flora and fauna. 
Heading to the stunning hamlets of Chisapani and Nagarkot deep within the Shivapuri-Nagarjun National Park, the journey captures the best sights of hills and the mountain that Nepal has to offer. The lush green forests spanning for miles create a lovely escape from the hectic day-to-day life. while the majestic Himalayas on the horizon add to the stunning beauty of the region. One to be thoroughly enjoyed, the Chisapani Nagarkot Yoga Trek is a brilliant adventure in a short amount of time. 

Major Attractions Of Chisapani Nagarkot Trek

Shivapuri-Nagarjun National Park

Shivapuri-Nagarjun National park is the major attraction centre of this Chisapani Nagarkot trekking. Your trekking journey begins from the most beautiful waterfall ‘Sundarijal’. You will trek through the path of the national park. Established in 2002, Shivapuri National Park covers a total area of 159 km2. It is home to a diverged species of flora and fauna along with endangered species. Many valuable species such as Indian Leopard, golden jackal, Indian crested porcupine, Chinese pangolin, Himalayan goral, Monovled cobra, olive oriental slender snake, variegated mountain lizard, golden-throated barbet, Eurasian eagle-owl and many more are found in Shivapuri National Park. 

Nagarkot Hill station

Located at an altitude of 2195 m, Nagarkot hill station is the best place to make your time with the scenic beauty of nature. Enjoying the quaint hamlet of Chisapani and Mainchaur, through the lush green forests you will head towards the best sunrise view station Nagarkot. It is one of the most popular trekking destinations around the valley. The Gurung hamlet boasts stunning views of numerous Himalayan ranges ranging from the stunning Ganesh, Langtang, Jugal, and Rolwaling, to Number peaks. Nagarkot is also regarded as a holiday place to get relished for a lot of population.

Best time to do this trek

You can do the Chisapani Nagarkot yoga trek throughout the year. The monsoon might make the path bit uneasy to walk but the yoga trek can proceed anytime within the year.

Alternate packages

Besides Chisapani Nagarkot trekking, Himalaya Land treks offer you an alternate destination for yoga trek as Annapurna Yoga trek. Apart from this, you can check into trekking in Nepal for further trekking destinations. We, here at Himalaya Land Treks, have been accompanying trekkers for over a decade. With well-constructed itineraries and well-trained guides, we assure you of an amazing journey. Likewise, at Himalaya Land Treks, we have numerous other travel packages with a great number of services.

Itinerary of Chisapani Nagarkot Yoga Trek

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu (1300m/4265ft)

Overnight at 3 star Hotel

Touching down at the Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be welcomed by the representatives from our office who will guide you directly to the hotel. Taking some time off to freshen up from the day's adventure, you will be further be introduced to other members of the staff, including your guides for the trip. Wrapping up all the things scheduled for the day, you are free to head down to the local region to enjoy the pleasant evening.

Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal |1 Hr., hike from Sundarijal to Chisapani. (2175m/7136ft) |4 Hrs, Evening Yoga

5 hrs
Lodge/tea house
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

This is the first day of the trip and we begin our journey with a lovely drive heading through the pleasant hillsides to reach Sundarijal. Driving through quaint hamlets for about an hour, we reach the trailhead which takes us on an ascending run to reach the Shivapuri-Nagarjun National Park. Ascending through the lush green forests, the trail passes Mulkharka and takes us to Chisapani. Reaching Chisapani, we take some time off to explore the local region before heading back to the hotel for our evening Yoga session.

Day 3: Yoga and meditation session. Hike from Chisapani to Nagarkot. (2175m/7136ft)| 4-5 Hrs, Evening Yoga

4-5 hrs
Lodge/tea house
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

The day begins with a calming Yoga Session alongside the picturesque Himalayas in Jugal and Ganesh Himal ranges. Leaving Chisapani, the trail begins through the lush green forest to and meanders along the landscape reach Manichaur, where we take a brief rest. Enjoying the hilly landscapes, the journey reaches Nagarkot just in time to enjoy the sublime Himalayan views adorning the region. The day comes to an end following our scheduled evening Yoga Session.

Day 4: Yoga and Meditation session. Hike from Nagarkot to Changu Narayan |2-3 Hrs and drive back to Kathmandu. (1300m/4265ft) |1 Hrs, Farewell Dinner

4 hrs
Overnight at 3 star Hotel
Breakfast/Farewell Dinner

Beginning the day with our usual Yoga Session, we make our way over to the Nagarkot View Tower which boasts surreal views of the Himalayas. On a clear day, the hilly hamlet displays a Himalayan panorama comprising of the Ganesh, Langtang, Jugal, Rolwaling, Everest, and the Numbur Ranges. Taking some time off to enjoy the Himalayan beauty, we begin our descending journey, heading towards the temple of Changu Narayan. Devoted to Lord Vishnu, the temple hosts the very first written inscription of Nepal. Taking some time off to explore the stunning temple premises, we make our way back to Kathmandu, ending the journey. You will end the day with a farewell dinner hosted by the Himalaya Land Treks.

Day 5: Departure from Nepal

Breakfast

Our representatives will once again drop you back to Tribhuvan International Airport just in time for your flight back home. We hope you had a lovely time with us and we look forward to seeing you again.

What is included in Chisapani Nagarkot Yoga Trek

  • Airport pick up and drop off, upon arrival and departure
  • Pre trek meeting.
  • 3-star Hotel in Kathmandu for 2 nights 
  • Transport from Kathmandu to Sundarijal by private vehicle.  
  • All necessary paperwork and permits. 
  • Trekking equipment: walking poles and a duffel bag.
  • An experienced English-speaking Govt. registered trekking guide and local porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
  • Guide and porter salaries, insurance, equipment, transport, food, and lodging.
  • Private transport Changu Narayan to Kathmandu.  
  • Full meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on your choice. 
  • Supplementary snacks: energy bar and cookies.    
  • Fresh seasonal fruits after dinner.
  • Unlimited Chlorine treated Safe Drinking water. 
  • Oxi-meter: To check pulse, heart rate, and oxygen saturation. 
  • All mountain accommodation (Soft, comfort, private room with shared toilet). 
  • Professional Yoga teacher. 
  • Mat for Yoga.
  • A comprehensive First Aid kit.
  • All government and local taxes. 
  • Souvenir: Himalaya Land treks t-shirt and Trekking Route map. 
  • Farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese Restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance.

What is excluded in Chisapani Nagarkot Yoga Trek

  • Nepal visa (USD 30 for 15 days and USD 50 for 30 days).
  • Your international flight to and from Nepal.
  • Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.
  • The cost incurred during the tour around the city.
  • Cost for additional trips.
  • Hot showers, Wi-Fi & battery charging on a trek.
  • Travel insurance (for helicopter evacuation if needed whilst on trekking).
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, internet/e-mail, etc.
  • Bar and beverage bills.
  • Tip for guide, porter, and drivers.

Fixed Departure Dates

We will easily organize this trip on the dates requested by you. Please contact us for your customized departure date

Check List

  • Health Requirement arranged 
  • Money:  Cash/Credit Card 
  • Down Sleeping bag provided by Himalaya Land Treks in Kathmandu 
  • First-aid kit; should contain lip salve, Aspirin, Band-Aids, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea.
  • Wet wipes for cleaning can be purchased in Kathmandu.
  • Re-hydration powder, extra prescription drugs you may be taking if any particular
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Day pack (25-30 liter) to carry your personal needs during the day
  • Torch/flashlight - headlamp style is ideal
  • Insect repellent, sunscreen, and lip balm
  • Refillable water bottle - Min 1 Liter Aluminum or Nalgene polypropylene are best
  • Warm Hat, Sunhat/bandana,  Scarf, Sunglass, Gloves - wool or fleeced and gore-tex
  • Bag Liners to waterproof your bags (A duffel bag is provided to each trekker for trekking by Himalaya Land Treks in Kathmandu)
  • Wind and waterproof Jacket & Pants
  • Comfortable and sturdy walking shoes (worn frequently prior to departure)
  • Socks: thick wool blend and thin cotton to be worn in combination - ensure boots fit such combination
  • Running shoes or sandals for evening
  • Wool jumper/sweater/fleece. Lightweight during summer, 1 heavyweight or 2 lightweights during winter months
  • T-Shirts 3 or 4
  • Shirt - Long Sleeved
  • Reading/ writing materials
  • Thermals Upper and lower  
  • Extra warm clothing during winter ( December to March) 
     

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