Chisapani Nagarkot Trek is actually starts from Sundarijal, which is about an hour drive from Kathmandu. Sundarijal is a renowned picnic spot. We can stay some time strolling there. Sundarijal is an icon of natural beauty rich with forest, wildlife and cataract. Sundarijal water reservoir is a point to supply drinking water to Kathmandu. It takes only 4 hours walks to reach Chisapani ridge. Thereby we can start our trekking towards Nagarkot observing beauty of nature and tremendous mountainous range.
Chisapani Nagarkot Trek is an easy trek only short distance from the crowded city Kathmandu. Chisapani, the name signifies cold water. Chisapani and Nagarkot, either of the places are well recognized spot or village development committee for viewing the mesmerizing panorama of Himalayas. There is preponderance of Tamang settlement in the villages. So it will be the best time to know ethnic culture of Tamang people. It seems like the mountains and natural beauty of Chisapani and Nagarkot is greeting the visitors. There is all the way forest in Chisapani Nagarkot Trek. The trekking route is enriched with flora and fauna like several kinds of flowers, deer and wild fowls. Everest and Lantang ranges are the main attractions to view during Chisapani Nagarkot Trek. Despite the frontier of Kathmandu valley, there is not luxury resorts in Chisapani, but facilitate with the perfection of basic lodges. Unlike Chisapani, Nagarkot is fully facilitated with luxury resorts and hotels. The world religious heritage site Changu Narayan Temple is very near from Nagarkot. Changu Narayan is the best place to know about the religious practice of Nepali people.
Outline of Chisapani Nagarkot Trek:
- First of all drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal and short distance trek to Chisapani
- Stay overnight in the hotel of Chisapani, the hotel will not be luxury, but gives basic lodging and food facility.
- Trek towards Nagarkot along the Sivapuri National Park and rest in the hotels in Nagarkot, finally drive back to Kathmandu.
Chisapani Nagarkot trek is short distance trek, but full of low risk adventure in Nepal.