Ranikot Hiking

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1 Day
Availability : All year
Tribhuvan International Airport
Tribhuvan International Airport
Min Age : 10+
Max People : 10
Tour Details

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 Ranikot Hill. Then return with your guide via the same route.

Highlights of Ranikot Hiking are:

  • Visit Suryabinayak Temple
  • Panoramic view of the Himalayas from Ranikot Hill
  • Explore Ranikot Fort
  • Visit Pilot Baba Ashram and Ghampe Danda

Price Includes

  • All land transportation by private vehicle.
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed holder Guide.
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment and accommodation.
  • As mentioned the accommodations are a twin-sharing basic.
  • All government and local taxes.
  • First aid kit.

Price Excludes

  • Food, Drinks/ Beverage bills.
  • Tipping (Tips).
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • International Flights.
  • 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.
  • Any other items not specified in includes section.

Day 1Kathmandu-Suryabinayak-pilot Baba Ashram-Ranikot hill travel duration: 2 hours hiking duration: 4-5 hours

In the early morning, after breakfast, we start our drive toward 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 the more you ascend more and more spectacular the view. On the way, visit Pilot Baba Ashram, and after another, hour’s hike reaches Ghyampe Danda and finally reach Ranikot.
Take lunch and rest in Panorama View Tower Resort enjoying the bird’s eyes view of Kathmandu Valley with its surrounding hills and the high Himalayas in the north. Also, visit the Bhairav temple and remaining 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.


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