Outsiders instead look at Kathmandu Valley Short Trek as one of the best valleys for short hiking or short trekking. They see in this way because it has a sub-alpine forest, hills, and beautiful countryside. The hiking trail that they follow in these areas is short, comfortable, and scenic.
Following are the places for hiking that can be done around Kathmandu Valley Short Trek.
1. Phulchowki Hiking
2. Champadevi Hiking
3. Nagarkot Hiking
4. Chisapani Hiking
1. Phulchowki ( 01 Day)
This hiking takes you to an altitude of 2782 m and offers you the breathtaking view of Annapurna and Gaurishankar mountains. You will need 7 hours to complete Phulchowki Hiking. Some of the highlights that you see are subtropical forest, rhododendrons and oak trees, and botanical garden.
2. Champadevi Hiking (01 days)
Before reaching the summit of Champadevi (2249 m), you will walk through pine forest and visit stupas and monasteries. The walkable trekking trail takes you to the top of the ridge, dusty road, and green fields. You will need at least 6 hours to complete this hiking. Some of the highlights that you see are green valleys, resorts, and lake.
3. Nagarkot Hiking (02 Days)
The maximum altitude that you reach is 2195m. The hiking trail takes you to old towns and pine forest. From there, you can see the stunning view of Annapurna, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, and Everest. One of the highlights of the Nagarkot Hiking is sunrise and sunset view.
4. Chisapani Hike (01 Day)
One of the highlights of this trip is the Shivapuri National Park. In this hiking, you will see the sub-tropical forest and the breathtaking view of Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, Jugal Himal and Gaurishankar Himal. Chisapani is the village of Brahmin, Gurung and Sherpa people.