Trip Facts

  • Cost $ (USD):


  • Duration:

    1 Day

  • Elevation:


  • Per Day Hiking:

    5-6 hours

  • Accomodation:


  • Trip Grade:


  • Group Size:

    2-20 max


Kakani day hike is an exhilarating walk to a ridge northwest of Kathmandu valley. It is at an elevation of 2073m from the sea level. It takes you on a road drive to Ranipauwa and Kaule village. The hike takes you to the place that is known for trout farming in Nepal, strawberry farming, rhododendron flower blossoming and irrigated lands.

From the Kakani hill top one can get views of snow-capped peaks like Langtang (7234m), Ganesh Himal (7422m), Rolwaling and Gaurishankar peaks. In the land of Tamangs, you can go to see a Korean Monastery constructed by Korean monks. The major attraction is the beautiful sunrise and sunset views on the snowy mountain peaks.

Besides, you can have a sightseeing moment from Thai memorial peaceful park. This is the place that commemorates the 113 victims of the Thailand plane crash. It is a scenic spot with clear Mountain views below the skyline above. It also was a retreat place of the diplomats and now a popular and often visited tourist spot in Nepal. Best time to visit Kakani is September to December and from March to June.

If you want to take other than Kakani day hike,the we have some best for you;

Pulchoweki day hike, Kathmandu-Lumbini tour,Pokhara valley tour,Kathmandu valley tours might be your favorite destination in Nepal.

Trip Highlight

  • Nearest spot from the Kathmandu
  • Clear view of Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal,Rolwaling and Gaurishankar peaks
  • Explore the Korean monastery
  • Sightseeing around Thai memorial peaceful park


  • day: 01 Drive to Kakani,-1.5 hours & Back to Kathmandu

    One day trip with pickup from hotel and one and half hour’s bus ride from Kathmandu to reach Kakani and return back in the evening. Drop to hotel and departures. Overnight at Hotel.

    Accommodation: 3-star hotel
    Meals: B/L/D
    Duration: 6-7 hours
    Overnight Altitude : 1335 m

What are included?

  • Land transportation by private car/van.
  • An experienced hiking guide
  • Lunch expenses
  • Governmental taxes and service charge.

What are Not included?

  • Hotel accommodation
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips to the guide and driver.
  • Any alcoholic beverages and mineral water bottle
  • Any expenses not included in “Cost Includes” section.