Kakani Budhanilkantha Day Hiking is a perfect one-day hiking tour around Kathmandu valley. Juggle with nature, the viewpoint of Kakani with the Himalayas, flora, fauna and wildlife of Shivapuri National Park make this perfect one day hiking in Kathmandu.
Kakani - Starting Point of Kakani Budhanilkantha Day Hike
Kakani is a beautiful hill station in a distance of 23 Km on the north of Kathmandu Valley. From here you can experience the spectacular views of the Himalayas, from Ganesh Himal to Manaslu and Langtang range. Every trekker of Langtang Valley Trekking need to pass this popular hill station on their way. The Hill of Kakani is not only popular for tourist. Lies in close distance form Kathmandu, View of many Himalayas Peaks, farms of mushrooms, Kiwi, and Strawberry with local farm makes this hill well known for Day Hike, Outing, Picnic and more.
During February to April season the sweetest strawberries are being sold by locals that would without doubt spark your taste buds. Furthermore, the local wine, brandy and flavored drinks of Kiwi and Strawberry makes Kakani a better destination for enjoyable hike.
Kakani Budhanilkantha Day Hiking Route
With the little enjoyment of Kakani Hil top we continue our day hiking towards the Budhanilkantha. Here we go through the many villages with amazing scenery along the hiking trail. By crossing the dense forests, flora, fauna and wildlife of Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park finally we can reach to the another end at Budhanilkantha. This part between Kakani to Budhanilkantha take 4-6 hours with easy pace. This parts offers you the great opportunity to experience terraced cultivated landscapes, traditional house, Himalayas peaks, wildlife with untouched dense forest.
Kakani Budanilkantha Day Hiking Highlights 2024
- Hiking trail next to the dense forests.
- Sightseeing of Budhanilkantha and farm of Kakani.
- Enjoying the rural live of people in the village en route.
- Himalayas blended with grassy surrounding valleys.
- Experience of Shivapuri Nagarjung National Park
- Mix of Nature, Himalayas, Wildlife, Flora and Fauna.
- Kiwi and Strawberry and its brandy and drinks.
It is the perfect 5-6 hour hike, and you take plenty of pictures! Once your trek is completed, you will be returned to Kathmandu. With a short visit of Budhanilkantha temple, we meet our driver who will transfer to the hotel, where our Kakani Budanilkantha Day Hiking come to end.