Alongside the UNESCO enlisted heritage sites and a pilgrimage destination - Kathmandu valley is also immensely popular for short hikes. Hiking around the hills of Kathmandu valley offers you an opportunity to explore the lifestyle & culture of the people living here surrounding this beautiful Kathmandu valley.
The natural beauty from the hilltops that surround this bowl-shaped city is undeniably beautiful. You will really appreciate the pristine beauty of nature, some quite amazing views of sky touching Himalayas and lush green hills that surround the valley which also houses different species of birds.
Most of the hiking spots around the valley are accessible within couple of hours' drive from any part of the city. Day Hiking packages in Kathmandu are totally customizable - you can make your own itinerary as per your schedule. Multiple day adventure hikes and hiking around 4-5 hrs per day is all you need to capture the beauty of capital from diffrent view points.
Starting from about 1350 meters from sea level, you can go as high as 2750m in 4 hours and get to enjoy the panoramic view of the valley and beyond, and if the weather permits, you may also get slight glimpses of Mount Everest.