Kakani Day Hiking From KathmanduKakani Day Hiking From Kathmandu

Kakani Day Hiking From Kathmandu

  • Duration6 Hours
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Max Altitude 2070 M
  • Group Size Max 20
  • Starts Kathmandu
  • Ends Kathmandu

The Day Hike at Kakani Suryachaur: Memorable Views Enjoy breath-taking views of snow-capped peaks including Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, and the Langtang range on this day walk close to Kathmandu. See these magnificent mountains from a variety of perspectives and be in awe of their majesty. A Trip Through Verdant Sceneries: Set off on an enthralling woodland path, abundant with a variety of avian species and vivid vegetation. Hike through lush hills and valleys, stopping sometimes to see waterfalls that are a symphony of nature for the senses. Breathe in the clean mountain air. Explore in a Family-Friendly Way: An easy and accessible way to get away from the city, the Kakani Suryachaur walk is suitable for hikers of all ages and fitness levels. Explore quaint towns, see traditional tea plantations, and re-establish a peaceful connection with the natural world. An Unforgettable Experience: Reach Suryachaur, a large meadow with unhindered views of the Himalayas, after around three hours of walking. Enjoy a hearty, locally sourced lunch at one of the charming cottages while taking in the breathtaking surroundings. The hike ends at Jhor. Proceed back to Kathmandu with the recollections of this exceptional natural marvel with you.

Trip Highlights of Kakani Village, Suryachaur

  • Panoramic Views of Snow-Capped Mountains: Witness the majestic peaks of Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, and the Langtang range, their snow-capped summits glistening in the sunlight.
  • Enchanting Forest Trail: Immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of a lush forest, teeming with diverse birdlife and colorful flora. Breathe in the fresh mountain air as you hike amidst verdant hills and valleys, occasionally encountering cascading waterfalls.
  • Family-Friendly Adventure: Suitable for all ages and fitness levels, this gentle hike provides a perfect escape from the city's bustle. Traverse charming villages, witness traditional tea farms, and reconnect with nature's tranquility.

How far is Kakani from Kathmandu?

Kakani is about 29 km from Kathmandu, and it takes 1 and a half hours to drive at this moment. Normally, if the roads were paved, it would take 45 minutes to an hour. 

What are the most popular Kakani hiking packages?

Kakani is popular for the mountain ranges, nature, ethnic Tamang villages, and strawberry farming too. If you want to stay a night in Kakani village, then it is highly recommended.

How short and long can the Kakani hiking routes be? 

The shortest hike can be for 3 hours, and the longest can be for 8 hours to Budanilakantha.

Cost Details
  • Private vehicle pickup from the hotel and drop-off at your hotel
  • Local government license-holder guide
  • Conservation fees.
  • Lunch
  • Salary and allowance for guide and driver
  • Tipping.
  • Mineral water and drinks, snacks

Dates & Prices

Kakani Village Day Hike Departure 2024

Kakani Village Hiking departs every day from Thamel, Kathmandu. If you are in a group, contact the Day Tours Nepal tour officer for the best deals. Pickup is included, so while booking the day hike, please write your hotel details and room number.

Note: Only private day hikes are available for this tour. 

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