One Day Kakani Hike

Kakani is a blissful site with both natural and artificial beauty. Kakani hiking trail is one of the best hiking routes near Kathmandu and has many offerings to lure you enough. As daily lives are getting more hectic and never-ending deadlines are making things worse, a friendly and refreshing escape is necessary. And in this regard, Kakani is simply a beautiful place not to be missed by any. Lying at the northern-western side of Kathmandu (29km), Kakani is at 2070 Meters (6790ft.) above sea level. Magnificence lies here in Kakani. From the exquisite view of Pinnacle Mountains, rhododendron forest spread across acres of land, serene terrace farm gardens, to soulful hospitality, Kakani Hike will serve a much-needed break to any.

Thorough eye satisfying view of green terrace field topped with blooming rhododendron and deliciousness of trout dish and local rakshi (alcohol) to rest your hiking are some offerings of Kakani. And, you cannot let go of this chance to taste delicious strawberries locally grown here in this hill and its surrounding. Kakani annually produces 250,000 kg of strawberries for the domestic and international market. It is this natural beauty that Kakani has which attracts thousands of visitors. For years, this hill has been considered an ideal picnic spot as it has one of the most refined settings.

The beauty of Kakani

Aside from being a popular picnic spot, this place has the culture to be cherished. Tamang natives, their unique culture, festivals, and traditions add more to your experience in this hiking journey. Kakani Day Hike is all worth it as this serene journey combines some of the best views of mountains, green terrace gardens, blooming rhododendrons, and most importantly, you will have memories to cherish for life. Mountains, namely Mt. Annapurna (8091m), Mt. Ganesh Himal(7446m), Mt. Langtang Lirung(7245m), Mt. Gaurishankar(7134m), and other mountains open up vividly standing at Kakani Hill. This spectacular sight of mountains is achievable from the northern side of Kakani. You can delight yourself from the southern side of the hill with an open panoramic view of Kathmandu valley.

A fabulous place that is too close to Kathmandu and accessible by driving (1.5Hrs) too, these are enough reasons to get you excited. But there is more, and this hill station is adventurous too. You can cycle to here around. Paragliding is another adventure to do. And Kakani is also the house to Thai Memorial Park. This park holds the memory of 113 passengers who died in a plane accident near the hill in 1992.

You cannot go wrong with this slice of heaven, the Kakani hill station, blessed with natural artistry, enthralling culture, and artificial beauty. Please drop us a message @ [email protected] to book this Kakani day hike now.

Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional and Government license holding tour guide
  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges
  • Environmental Management Charge (Reef Tax)
  • Entrance fees
  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by private vehicle

Excluded

  • Personal Expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks

Checklist

  • Drinking Water Bottle
  • Trekking Sticks
  • Quick dry full sleeve shirt
  • Umbrella/Raincoat
  • Comfortable Hiking Shoes
  • Cap and Sun glass
01

Time

7:30

You will be assisted at your hotel by our trekking experts

02

Time

8:30

Drive to Kakani bazaar via local bus and sightseeing at Kakani bazaar.

03

Time

9:00

Then hiking starts to Kakani hill. It will take two hours to reach the Kakani hilltop from the Kakani bazaar. Kakani hill has a fantastic panoramic view and is also the best destination for a picnic, jungle bath, and listening to a soulful lullaby of birds.

04

Time

11:00

You will reach Kakani Hill Top. Upon reaching the hilltop, you will enjoy the fantastic view of mountains with a nice green front drop. You also can spend some time in the Thai memorial peace park in memories of 113 plane crash victims. Along with the garden, authentic Tamang and their culture add just more to the overall experience.

05

Time

02:00

We will hike back to the Kakani bazaar, drive back to Kathmandu, and transfer to the hotel.

What’s the best season for Kakani Hike?

Kakani is the all-season destination; however, the best season offering you the best of Kakani is all possible in Spring and Autumn. This season is March, April, May(Spring), September, October, November(Autumn). In these times, the weather is stable and is ideal for hiking.

Can I bring the kids to the KakanI hike?

Kakani hike is just 2 hours, making it easy for all, so there is no age restriction. The hiking route is easy and can be done by children and older people. The hiking route passes through lush green paddy fields and thin spare settlements. Our guide makes sure that your hiking experience is fulfilling and wholesome.

What are the things to carry on this hike?

We recommend you carry a medium-sized backpack to carry water bottles, sun blocks, glasses, and of course, your clothes, first aid kit and your belongings. Please do carry toilet papers and other necessary toiletries. You don’t need to have heavy as hiking is short.

What should I wear for this hike?

We recommend you wear comfy clothes and shoes. Please carry a windcheater which will be helpful in case the weather gets bad. Kakani hilltop can be chilling sometimes. And if you are travelling in the monsoon, please take a waterproof jacket and carry an umbrella.

Overview

One Day Kakani Hike

Kakani is a blissful site with both natural and artificial beauty. Kakani hiking trail is one of the best hiking routes near Kathmandu and has many offerings to lure you enough. As daily lives are getting more hectic and never-ending deadlines are making things worse, a friendly and refreshing escape is necessary. And in this regard, Kakani is simply a beautiful place not to be missed by any. Lying at the northern-western side of Kathmandu (29km), Kakani is at 2070 Meters (6790ft.) above sea level. Magnificence lies here in Kakani. From the exquisite view of Pinnacle Mountains, rhododendron forest spread across acres of land, serene terrace farm gardens, to soulful hospitality, Kakani Hike will serve a much-needed break to any.

Thorough eye satisfying view of green terrace field topped with blooming rhododendron and deliciousness of trout dish and local rakshi (alcohol) to rest your hiking are some offerings of Kakani. And, you cannot let go of this chance to taste delicious strawberries locally grown here in this hill and its surrounding. Kakani annually produces 250,000 kg of strawberries for the domestic and international market. It is this natural beauty that Kakani has which attracts thousands of visitors. For years, this hill has been considered an ideal picnic spot as it has one of the most refined settings.

The beauty of Kakani

Aside from being a popular picnic spot, this place has the culture to be cherished. Tamang natives, their unique culture, festivals, and traditions add more to your experience in this hiking journey. Kakani Day Hike is all worth it as this serene journey combines some of the best views of mountains, green terrace gardens, blooming rhododendrons, and most importantly, you will have memories to cherish for life. Mountains, namely Mt. Annapurna (8091m), Mt. Ganesh Himal(7446m), Mt. Langtang Lirung(7245m), Mt. Gaurishankar(7134m), and other mountains open up vividly standing at Kakani Hill. This spectacular sight of mountains is achievable from the northern side of Kakani. You can delight yourself from the southern side of the hill with an open panoramic view of Kathmandu valley.

A fabulous place that is too close to Kathmandu and accessible by driving (1.5Hrs) too, these are enough reasons to get you excited. But there is more, and this hill station is adventurous too. You can cycle to here around. Paragliding is another adventure to do. And Kakani is also the house to Thai Memorial Park. This park holds the memory of 113 passengers who died in a plane accident near the hill in 1992.

You cannot go wrong with this slice of heaven, the Kakani hill station, blessed with natural artistry, enthralling culture, and artificial beauty. Please drop us a message @ [email protected] to book this Kakani day hike now.

Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional and Government license holding tour guide
  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges
  • Environmental Management Charge (Reef Tax)
  • Entrance fees
  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by private vehicle

Excluded

  • Personal Expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks

Checklist

  • Drinking Water Bottle
  • Trekking Sticks
  • Quick dry full sleeve shirt
  • Umbrella/Raincoat
  • Comfortable Hiking Shoes
  • Cap and Sun glass

Tour Plan

01

Time

7:30

You will be assisted at your hotel by our trekking experts

02

Time

8:30

Drive to Kakani bazaar via local bus and sightseeing at Kakani bazaar.

03

Time

9:00

Then hiking starts to Kakani hill. It will take two hours to reach the Kakani hilltop from the Kakani bazaar. Kakani hill has a fantastic panoramic view and is also the best destination for a picnic, jungle bath, and listening to a soulful lullaby of birds.

04

Time

11:00

You will reach Kakani Hill Top. Upon reaching the hilltop, you will enjoy the fantastic view of mountains with a nice green front drop. You also can spend some time in the Thai memorial peace park in memories of 113 plane crash victims. Along with the garden, authentic Tamang and their culture add just more to the overall experience.

05

Time

02:00

We will hike back to the Kakani bazaar, drive back to Kathmandu, and transfer to the hotel.

Tour Location

FAQs

What’s the best season for Kakani Hike?

Kakani is the all-season destination; however, the best season offering you the best of Kakani is all possible in Spring and Autumn. This season is March, April, May(Spring), September, October, November(Autumn). In these times, the weather is stable and is ideal for hiking.

Can I bring the kids to the KakanI hike?

Kakani hike is just 2 hours, making it easy for all, so there is no age restriction. The hiking route is easy and can be done by children and older people. The hiking route passes through lush green paddy fields and thin spare settlements. Our guide makes sure that your hiking experience is fulfilling and wholesome.

What are the things to carry on this hike?

We recommend you carry a medium-sized backpack to carry water bottles, sun blocks, glasses, and of course, your clothes, first aid kit and your belongings. Please do carry toilet papers and other necessary toiletries. You don’t need to have heavy as hiking is short.

What should I wear for this hike?

We recommend you wear comfy clothes and shoes. Please carry a windcheater which will be helpful in case the weather gets bad. Kakani hilltop can be chilling sometimes. And if you are travelling in the monsoon, please take a waterproof jacket and carry an umbrella.

Quick Contact

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Raconteur Adventure is government registered trekking company aimed towards quality tourism and giving to the community.

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