Kakani Tour : Standing at 2073m on a ridge north west of Kathmandu, Kakani does offer magnificent views of the Ganesh Himal and the central and western Himalaya. It is also called a quiet and a remarkable balcony of the north of Kathmandu. The village of kakani, located 29 kms. far from Kathmandu city, is recommended for its quiet surroundings and skyline views of Gaurishanker(7,134m.), GaneshHimal(7,111m), Manaslu(8,163m), and Annapurna1(8,091m), The beautiful scenic road to Kakani also offers a great bike ride from the capital.It is an hour by car or motorcycle from kathmandu, and is a long but interesting bicycle trip.There are a number of restaurents along the route. The road is sealed almost all the way and it is a fairly gentle climb. The village is an ideal site to explore and discover Nepalese village culture.There is an interesting forest hike through Oak, Rhododendron and pineforest to visit a trout fish farm. Bird watching, Himalayan view and if you are thinking about hiking in Nepal, but do not want to spend more than a day in the wild, then there are a variety of day hikes just for you .Day hikes provide hikers with the opportunity to explore the beauty and splendor of the country side a few hours at a time. It isalso allows hikers to hike in different regions of Nepal and experience the great variety of routes and adventures that are just waiting to be enjoyed.Many visitors toNepal travel toKathmandu as there a few hikes that can easily be reached from here.
Arriving in Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), you will be met by a Nepal Alternative Treks airport representative. Transfer by Private car/ Van (depends on size of group) to the select Hotel Manang. Stay overnight on B/B basis.
Full day Kathmandu sight seeing (world heritages sites) – Boudhanath stupa, Pashupatinath temple, Monkey temple and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Private car/van (depends on group size) and tour guide. Stay at same hotel on B/B basis.
Drive private vehicle to Nagarjun Gate and hike 2 hours to the Nagarjun hill ( 2100m./6930ft.). You will have great view of Kathmandu valley after good hiking and also visit Buddhist stupa then climb down to Nagarjun gate. After lunch drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square to explore one of the oldest cities with rich of culture and art. It is also a historical place. Stay there over night at hotel on b/b plan.
Drive to Kakani ( 2073m./6840ft.) 1:30 hour for Panoramic view of high mountains as Fishtail, Manaslu, Ganesh himal, Gaurishankar, Dorje Lakpa, Langtang lirung and many more. You will hike down to Osho tapoban meditation center exploring typical villages, terrace and lifestyle of poor people. Stay at Hotel Manang over night on b/b basis.
In the evening, you are cordially invited to a farewell dinner where you will experience typical Nepali food and cultural entertainment..