Kathmandu Around Family Tour 9-Days

Trip Facts
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Destination Nepal
  • Max. Altitude 2,175 m
  • Trip Style Hiking and Cultural
  • Trip Type Family Trip
  • Best Time All Season

Highlights

  • Trek to Shivapuri ridge
  • Get to see beautiful sunset and sunrise from Nagarkot
  • Trek through lush forests of rhododendron, pine, oak & fir
  • See wonderful scenery and mountain views
  • Visit several temples in Dhulikhel
  • Experience rich culture and tradition of the locals
  • Kids and elderly friendly tour, perfect for family holiday

"8 Nights 9 Days Kathmandu Around Tour is a short tour near the hills and the beautiful towns of Kathmandu valley. You'll explore the verdant hills, witness views of snow-capped mountains, and get to see the lifestyle of the locals. A perfect trip with a little zest of adventure to embark on with your kids."

We have designed our 8 Nights 9 Days Kathmandu Around Tour itinerary to present you with a perfect combination of both hiking and tour in one package. This tour package is perfect for family holidays and kids. The hiking route is easy and offers beautiful mountain views. 

We also call this package Nagarkot Dhulikhel Namobuddha Hiking. Our 8 Nights 9 Days Kathmandu Around Tour involves hiking to the Namobuddha. You will be hiking up to the beautiful ridge of Shivapuri and Nagarkot. Most of the hiking route goes through lush forests of oak, pine, and rhododendron. Similarly, you'll also pass by many small villages along the way.

On Nagarkot Dhulikhel Namobuddha Hike, you will stay overnight in beautiful towns like Chisapani, Dhulikhel, etc. You will get to see the culture, tradition, and lifestyle of the locals. In Dhulikhel, you will visit many temples and come across the rich religious beliefs of the community. 

Dhulikhel will present a plethora of Newari art and architecture. The artistic skill and urban ethos of its Newar inhabitants have made the place ideal to enjoy an immersive rich cultural experience. You will get to see several carved wooden windows, bare-brick houses, pagoda temples, sloping roofs, and statues. 

Narayan and Harisiddhi temples are the major places for locals to worship. In these temples, you will see precise wood carvings. Another 30 minutes walk will take you to Gokhureswar Mahadev temple, located in the eastern part of the town. It is also popular among tourists and is a very peaceful place. 

Likewise, in the western part of the town at a ridge, the Bhagawati temple is located. From this temple, you get to see the beautiful view of the town and surrounding hills. The overall trip is fantastic and lets you unwind. Without going on long & difficult treks, you'll learn a lot about the mountain lifestyle. 

You can contact us for further queries or Namobuddha Trekking cost. Our team will get back to you as soon as possible. 

8 Nights 9 Days Kathmandu Around Tour route

Chisapani Dhulikhel With Namobuddha hiking begins with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal. From here, you will ascend through lush forest to Shivapuri ridge and descend to Mulkharka. The trail then takes you to Chisapani through lush forests of rhododendron, oak & pine. 

Further, you will ascend to a beautiful hill station, Nagarkot, where you will get to see impressive sunset and sunrise. The next stop is Dhulikhel. Here, you will see the ancient history and culture of the locals. After spending a couple of nights in Namo Buddha and Banepa, you will drive back to Kathmandu. 

Nagarkot Dhulikhel Namobuddha Hiking difficulty

Nagarkot Dhulikhel Namobuddha Hiking 8 Nights 9 Days Hiking is an easy hike. The trail does include several ascends and descends, but it is bearable. You have to be in good health and fit to complete this trip. Namobuddha Hiking is a perfect journey for a novice hiker. 

If you are going on a difficult trek, you can do this hiking as a warm-up too. No previous experience is needed to do Nagarkot Dhulikhel Namobuddha Hike. 

Altitude Sickness

You do not have to worry about altitude sickness during this hike. The elevation gain is nominal, so the risk of getting altitude sickness is almost zero. Maintain your walking pace and stamina. Drink plenty of water. 

Preparation

You do not need to do any hardcore preparation for the 8 Nights 9 Days Kathmandu Around Tour. Physical preparation only needs the habit of long walking. If you are doing this tour with your kids, we recommend packing insect repellants and their favourite snacks.

Booking

Become part of this wonderful trip with us and have a wonderful journey in Nepal with your family. We have been running the Nagarkot Dhulikhel Namobuddha hiking for many years. We assure you with us, you will get to enjoy every part of Chisapani Nagarkot 8 Night 9 Days Hiking. 

You can book the tour simply by clicking on our booking button on the package page or here. Likewise, click here to see similar packages.

 

Trip Itinerary

This is a recommended itinerary. You can always make your own trip plan as per your interest and budget.

  • Day 1:Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 2:Kathmandu to Mulkharka
  • Day 3:Mulkharka to Chisapani 
  • Day 4:Chisapani to Nagarkot 
  • Day 5:Nagarkot to Dhulikhel
  • Day 6:Dhulikhel to Namo Buddha
  • Day 7:Namo Buddha to Banepa
  • Day 8:Drive back to Kathmandu
  • Day 9:Departure

We pick you up at the international airport terminal gate on your arrival day. You'll have no issue reaching the hotel from the airport. Our team members will help you check into the hotel. Meet us over welcome dinner in the late evening. 

 

  • AccommodationOvernight in the hotel
  • MealsWelcome dinner

Duration: 1-hour drive & 1.5-2 hours trek

After a quick breakfast, you will drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal (1,350 m). This is the starting point of the hike. From here, the trail climbs through a lush forest and takes you near a dam. Leaving the water supply system, you will ascend a steep path and reach 1,550 meters. Further, crossing the road, the trail moves to Shivapuri ridge. Passing by small villages, you will reach Mulkharka.

 

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Max. Altitude1,902 m

Duration: 4-5 hours

Leaving Mulkharka behind, today you will head towards Chisapani. After having a warm breakfast and a cup of tea, you will ascend gradually. Passing by an army camp, the trail goes through Shivapuri National Park. Most of the trail includes dense forests of rhododendron, oak & pine. Descending through the lush forests, you will reach Chisapani for the night's stay. 

 

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Max. Altitude2,300 m

Duration: 4-5 hours

Today, the trail will take you to Nagarkot, a beautiful hill station. You will wake up early in the morning and begin hiking toward Nagarkot. The trail will be long yet present you with superb views of mountains. Upon reaching Nagarkot, you will get to see a gorgeous sunset. Nagarkot is a famous place for people of Kathmandu for spending short holidays with their loved ones, family, and friends. 

 

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Max. Altitude2,175 m

Duration: 5-6 hours

You will wake up early in the morning and walk up to the viewpoint from where you will get to see a stunning sunrise. After that, you will have breakfast and begin trekking towards Dhulikhel. As you will reach Dhulikhel, you will get to see the diverse vegetation, culture, tradition, and lifestyle of the locals. Similarly, you will get to see several birds on the way. Being a small town, Dhulikhel still holds a long history of more than 500 years. 

 

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Max. Altitude1,450 m

Duration: 4-5 hours

The trail ascends to the Kali Mandir and then drops down to Kavre. From here, you will ascend through a lush forest of pine and pass by Phulbari. After a few ups & downs, you will reach Namo Buddha, which is a holy place for Buddhists. On a carved stone slab, you will read a story of Namo Buddha that says he feeds his flesh to a starving tigress and her cubs, a Buddhist tale of selfless compassion and sacrifice.

 

Overnight in a lodge

Meals include breakfast, lunch & dinner

 

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Max. Altitude1,982 m

Duration: 3 hours

After having breakfast, you will move towards Banepa, a beautiful town. Upon reaching Banepa, you will move to the lodge and rest for the day. Later, in the evening, you will explore the nearby area. 

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsBreakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Max. Altitude1,500 m

Today, you will drive back to Kathmandu. The drive will be scenic and present you with a countryside view. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you will move to the hotel and rest for a few hours. In the evening, you will stroll on the streets of Thamel. Later have a delicious farewell dinner organized by the company.

 

Overnight in a hotel

Meals include breakfast, lunch & dinner

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast, lunch & dinner

 

 

Our airport representative will assist you in checking out of the hotel. He will take you to the international airport in a private vehicle as per your flight departure time. We say a final goodbye to each other today.

    It is our regular itinerary if you are looking for a personalized or planning an offline trip. Please, feel free to share our travel experts.

    Cost Details

    • Airport pick up and drop.
    • Guide and porters.
    • All food (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) in trekking.
    • Tea house/lodge accommodation.
    • Hot drinks (Tea and coffee) 3 times a day.
    • All land transportation.
    • TIMS (Trekking information Management System) card.
    • All require national park and entry Permit.
    • All food, drinks, Lodge, salary, Insurance, medical equipments, for guide and porters.
    • Sightseeing with guide and  transport.
    • All government taxes.
    • Any bar bills (alcoholic drinks, mineral water, and cold drinks), cigarettes, client’s personal insurance, any kind of unforeseen expenses.
    • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Tips for Guide and Porter (Tips are not compulsory but expected).

    Essential Info

    Best time to go on 6 Nights 7 Days Kathmandu Around Tour

    The best time to go on Nagarkot Namobuddha hiking is during spring and autumn. The views of mountains & hills are clear and beautiful during this time of the year. As the trail passes by lush forests, spring welcomes hundreds of beautiful flowers, and during autumn, you will get to be part of many festivals. 

    You can go on this trek during winter as well. The monsoon season makes the trail full of bugs and leeches, and you will not get to enjoy anything due to heavy rainfall. 

    Food & Accommodation during 6 Nights 7 Days Kathmandu Around Tour

    During Nagarkot Dhulikhel Namobuddha hike, you will be staying overnight in a lodge or guesthouse. The rooms will be small yet cosy with a few pieces of furniture, bed & blanket. The rooms are usually on a twin-sharing basis, and the washroom is communal. Food will be served as per the menu of the lodge during the trek. You can get a good variety of food options on this hike because of its lower elevation.

    Private/Group Joining

    We have many departures for the 8 Nights 9 Days Kathmandu Around Tour in the peak travelling seasons. You can choose one of our fixed departure dates and book thetrip. If you want to tailor-made the itinerary as per your wish, you can opt for our private tour service. 

    You can do Nagarkot Namobuddha hiking alone or with your friends & families. If you are a solo traveller, then you can join one of our groups departing for the 8 Nights 9 Days Kathmandu Around Tour.

    Child Policy

    The child policy for the 8 Nights 9 Days Kathmandu Around Tour is nothing complicated. It's a kid-friendly trip with all the adventure and excitement. We only need some basic information, and you're good to join the trip with your toddlers. 

    Travel Insurance

    Travel insurance for 8 Nights 9 Days Kathmandu Around Tour is not necessary. Of course, the region we'll hike is a little away from the modern cities, but the risks of any medical emergency are quite low on this journey. If you want to get travel insurance, then do include air evacuation and medical bills in it. 

    FAQs

    • Q1. Who can join the 8 Nights 9 Days Kathmandu Around Tour?

      Anyone can join our 8 Nights 9 Days Kathmandu Around Tour. This tour is for both experienced and novice hikers. If you are looking for an adventurous hike with a rich cultural experience, then we highly recommend this package.

    • Yes, you need national park permits and other general permits to enter the monuments during the tour. All the permit costs are covered in our 8 Nights 9 Days Kathmandu Around Tour package cost.

    • The internet facilities during the hike are okay. You may not find the signal in some places because of weather disturbances. For better service, carry a Nepali sim and use cellular data. The lodge has basic facilities but is not limited like trekking routes

    • Yes, you can customise our 8 Nights 9 Days Kathmandu Around Tour itinerary. You can change the dates and places. Moreover, if you wish, we can also make this trek a luxury trip.

    • You can join the 8 Nights 9 Days Kathmandu Around Tour by sending us your booking request. Our team representative will contact you once receiving the request and help you with the booking process. It's quite simple and can be done in a few minutes.

    • In Kathmandu, you stay overnight in a three-star hotel or a tourist standard hotel. The hotel will have all the modern amenities, including free wifi, a hot shower, AC, TV, dining service, etc.

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