Nepal - Ranikot Hiking (1 days) Book Now

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This package takes you on a hike from Kathmandu to Ranikot Fort, 19th-century walled fortress ruins considered on UNESCO’s tentative list of World Heritage sites, which starts from Suryabinayak Temple following the trail to Pilot Baba Ashram, Ghampe Dada and finally reaching the Ranikot Hill. Enjoy a panoramic view of the Himalayas and the entire Kathmandu Valley from the Ranikot hill. Then return with your guide via the same route.

Included in the Cost

Transportation from Thamel to Suryabinayak and Suryabinayak to Thamel by private vehicle with driver.
One licensed tour guide.
All government and local taxes.
Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment and food.
Medical kit (carried by your guide)

Not Included in the Cost

Food and drinks/ Beverage bills
Entrance Fees
Tipping (Tips)
Travel Insurance
Extras cost for upgrading rooms and services at hotels
donation in temples, schools, monasteries etc.
Personal Hiking gear, personal kits
Emergency rescue evacuation insurance of any kind

Recommended gear list:

Good wind/rain Jacket
Good boots
Sun hat or scarf
Sunglasses with UV protection
Hiking shorts

FAQ

  • Day 1

    Kathmandu-Suryabinayak-Pilot Baba Ashram-Ranikot Hill Travel Duration: 2 hrs Hiking Duration: 4/5 hrs


    In the early morning, after breakfast, we start our drive towards Suryabinayak. There, visit the Suryabinayak Temple and take the blessing of God Ganesh and start hiking. Along the way, you will pass through the lush green forest, greeted by beautiful landscape views and more you ascend more and more spectacular the view. On the way, visit Pilot Baba Ashram and after another, one hour hike reaches Ghampe Danda and finally reach Ranikot. Take lunch and rest in Panorama View Tower Resort enjoying the birds' eyes view of Kathmandu Valley with its surrounding hills and the high Himalayas in the north. Also, visit the Bhairav temple and remainings of the Ranikot fort built by King Prithvi Narayan Shah in the medieval period. Afterward, we make our way back to the Suryabinayak and drive back to Kathmandu.

Trip Grade

Easy. Available at any requested date.

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To enhance your experience in Nepal, we give you the possibility to add one or more extra activities to this travel package. The step of adding these is available in the "Book now" process.

Do not hesitate to check each extra activity. They can be booked also separately.

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