Chisapani and Nagarkot is a 3-days unique hiking near Kathmandu valley, which offers landscape of the Shivapuri National Park. Drive about 40 minutes to Sundarijal and walk through dense forests of oak, pine, and Rhododendron. It is really beautiful forest with the vegetation everywhere and watching the sounds/voice of lovely birds.
The first day of hiking to Chisapani is 5 hours approximately. The “Chisaoani” in our local language means “cold water”, which offers awesome view of Langtang, Annapurna, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu etc with beautiful sun shining at early morning. The temperature is normal at Chisapani.
Nagarkot is the second destination of hiking for 7 hours through road way and small forest Nagarkot also known as honeymoon place, which also offers the spectacular view of Himalaya with beautiful sunrise and sunset view. Hiking to Changunarayan temple is approximately 4 hours from Nagarkot, which is oldest temple with 3000 years of history. It is a UNESCO world heritage site.The Changu Narayan temple is a double -roofed temple dedicatied to Lord Vishnu in his incarnation as Narayan. Stone lions guard all the four doors of the temple.