Kathmandu Valley Hiking Half-Day Tour
- Botanical gardens with native flora of the region, and see the unique bird species of the region
- Paddy fields, the 3 famous peaks called Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal and Manaslu
- See pine forests, rhododendron trees and varied species of wildflower
Explore an amazing hiking route in the valley of Kathmandu!
This is a day hike starting from the Chapagaun V.D.C in Patan. It’s 3 hours of hike through paddy fields and suburban villages. The Highest point reached is 1550 m from sea level and offers the complete view of the Kathmandu valley and 3 famous peaks langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal and Manaslu. This trail goes through the Tamang village where the people still have a traditional way of life. 70% of the walk goes through the pine forest with lots of Rhododendron trees and various wild flowers. The walk ends at the Botanical garden of Godavari where you can observe various species of rare plants and flowers found in Nepal. The forest above the botanical garden is famous for bird watching and it’s the migratory passage for birds coming in and out of the Kathmandu valley. Altogether more than 350 species of birds are recorded in the area. You can spend a whole day exploring the botanical garden combined with the hike.
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