Level Of DifficultyModerate
Kakani to Nagarkot Mountain Cycling explores the lovely hill stations around the Kathmandu Valley. Beginning from Kakani, the trip stretches along the forested trails to head to Chisapani followed by Nagarkot. This adventure offers a stunning vista of various mountains in Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Jugal, and Everest Himalayan ranges. Even traversing the trails through the Shivapuri National park, mountain cycling allows you to immerse in the biodiversity in the park premise. The bumpy and rough tracks test your grit and offer immeasurable adventure.
Brief Trip Description
The first day of the ride begins from Kathmandu as you ride through beautiful lush green forests. The trail consists of uphill and downhill landscapes with numerous small settlements and beautiful small streams to head to Kakani. Kakani is best known for its surrounding panoramic mountainous views and fish foods.
The next day, you will continue your ride to Chisapani, the gateway to Helambu and Langtang trekking, through a similar landscape with numerous twists and turns. You will also enter Shivapuri National park which is a paradise for bird watchers. You can also explore various floras and faunas as you bike along the zigzag trails of the national park.
Chisapani offers a breathtaking view of various mountains starting with Gauri Shankar (7134m), Ganesh (7422m), and Langtang Lirung (7227m) among others. Again, a similar landscape follows as you make your way to Nagarkot. It is a beautiful town that offers a stunning vista of mountains and surrounding valleys.
The viewpoint of Nagarkot is also famous for a remarkable panorama of the Himalayas including even the mighty Mt. Everest (8848m). The best times for this thrilling adventure are October to December and March to May when the sky is clear and the mountains are clearly visible. These seasons also see less rainfall which allows you to ride on dry trails.
Nepal Alibaba Treks is one of the best travel and tour operators in Nepal. We provide excellent services for transportation and accommodation along with expert guides for the trips. For the Kakani to Nagarkot Mountain Cycling, we also assist you to get comfortable mountain bikes. Please contact us for further information.
- Exhilarating mountain cycling through a beautiful forest of rhododendron, oak, and pine
- Stunning view of sunrise and sunset over various mountain ranges
- Wonderful opportunity to explore the Shivapuri National Park
Interact with the locals of various ethnic communities along the trip.