Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek
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Kathmandu Rim trekking trip is an enchanting short hiking trail that traverses along the edge of the Kathmandu Valley. This is an introductory trek journey for all walks of life. Kathmandu Valley Rim Trekking is a tailor made trek route for those who are time bound.
This rewarding short hiking trip takes you closer into the life history, culture and religion of its inhabitants. The Kathmandu valley rim hike is an ideal mix of easy moderate walks to enduring uphill and long descends at times.
An excellent hike of gradual paths that passes through beautiful forest of pines-rhododendron and oaks trees. It is blessed with outstanding panorama of mountain vistas, and outstanding rural village life throughout the journey. Right from the Shivapuri National Park to epic Himalayan peaks its an unbeatable walk of a lifetime.
Mission Nepal Holidays is perfectly designed Kathmandu Valley Rim trekking trail that suits everybody’s interest and time. Come, join and explore the natural variations that this trek has to offer which others can’t.
A pleasant short trek, and hike to the north of Kathmandu valley with panoramic views.
A scenic country walk around rural farm villages on the least visited area.
Get splendid views of high snowcapped peaks in the shade of pristine forest.
Visit to a popular scenic spot of Nagarkot, and Dhulikhel with striking sunrise views.
All airports pick up and drop
Trekking route map
Full Board (breakfast, lunch, and Dinner) in Trekking
Accommodation during the trek journey
An expert English speaking guide during trek
Accommodation at a standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
Welcome dinner in the city
Insurance cover for all the staff & porters
First Aid Kit
Salary, expenses & insurance for all staff including Porter
Nepali SIM card
First Aid Kid
Lunch and Dinner
Personal beverages and laundries
Tipping for Guide and Porter
Anything not mention above.
How difficult or easy is the Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek?
Kathmandu Valley Rim Hike short trek for a few days, a marvelous and pleasant country walk which leads you to observe outside of Kathmandu valley life. This trekking trail leads you around rural farm villages with unique views of mountain ranges.
How important is the fitness to go for Kathmandu Valley Rim trekking?
Fitness is certainly a very important aspect for Kathmandu Valley Rim Trekking. You need to have an optimum fitness level to trek. Pre-trekking work out and small hiking can be greatly helpful.
How many guides and porters will be there in our group?
The number of guides and porters depends upon the size of the group. Generally a group will have a group leader or a guide, and Porters for carrying your baggage packs and all the camping gear. One porter will carry two trekkers’ baggage.
How many liters of water do I have to carry for Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek?
Mostly 3-4 liters is sufficient. You will be able to refill bottles at lunch time. When you are in high altitude you have to drink more water to get rid of altitude sickness.
Do I need a trekking pole?
Yes you do need a trekking pole, it helps you save energy in high ascend and descend, if you have weak hips and knees and it helps to reduce the strain.
Why is it a better idea to trek with an agency rather than trekking independently?
Trekking independently is doable, but involves seen and unforeseen risks. On the other hand trekking with the recognized agencies gives you the advantage of trekking under a systematic and a well-planned schedule. Most of the time, you will be travelling with a group.
The agency will also provide you with a guide and a porter. Trekking with an agency will be a little more expensive than trekking independently or solo.
How do I book the Kathmandu Valley Rim Trekking in Nepal?
To book the Kathmandu Valley Rim Trekking in Nepal, Mission Nepal Holidays offers you a number of booking options including:
Wire transfer OR,
Cash on arrival
Do I need travel insurance while travelling in Nepal?
Travel insurance in Nepal is one of the wisest things to do which we ideally recommend while traveling to Nepal. Although It is not a legal requirement to have travel insurance while travelling in Nepal but secures your trip in terms of uncertainties.
What happens if an emergency evacuation is needed while trekking?
In case of an emergency evacuation, while trekking you can directly contact us on the number provided instantly. Upon receipt of your detailed information we react as quickly as possible to rescue you out of danger situations safely.
What about medical treatment on the trek?
A simple medical kit can be lifesaving without taking much space in your baggage. You never know what could go wrong; however you need not worry at all. Our guides do carry a medical first aid kit hand with them for treating any kind of basic illness during the trek.
Which seasons are best to visit Nepal for Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek?
Autumn (Sept to Nov) and spring (Feb to April) are considered to be the best seasons to visit Nepal for trekking. As autumn brings clarity after monsoon washes away the dust and bugs; spring days are warmer and longer which allows you to explore for longer hours.
The trails are blossoming with fresh leaves and flowers. The clear skies allow you to get a great view of the magnificent Himalayas.
How many miles do we walk every day?
It varies with each trip of course. On an average we cover 4–7 hours per day, with a lunch break of 1–2 hours in the middle.
Are there any age restrictions?
No, there aren’t any age restrictions. We design a trek for children/teenagers/ pensioners.
Is it okay to take photographs of the people in local villages in and around the Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek circuit?
Yes, it is ok and they really get a kick out of seeing themselves in print but please ask permission first! If you take photographs, please make copies and send them back to us and we will make sure they get delivered to the people on your trek.
Is the water safe to drink?
Your guide will be in charge of all your water needs. He will make sure all water is boiled and treated with iodine. Iodine is 100% effective in killing the bacteria in water.
Can we change the Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek itinerary?
Absolutely yes, we do customize the itinerary as per your wish. However you need to inform it in advance before the trek starts. Sometimes, because of unforeseen circumstances in the mountains, we need to change the itinerary. However, the date of trek completion should always be in line with the pre-established itinerary.
Is it possible to communicate to my family while trekking?
You can have easy access to communication but in remote areas we use satellite phone. So communication won’t be an issue.
Is tipping compulsory for guides and porters?
Tipping is not necessary although tipping for guide and staff is good practice, porter and guide expect tip, your tip helps their family.
How can we contact you if we need more information regarding Kathmandu Valley Rim Trekking region?
We are a local trekking company based in Kathmandu. You can contact directly with the following numbers and email addresses:
Landline: +977-01- 4438165 Or +977 9802072870
Why book with us?
- More then 20 years of experience
- A professional and responsible travel company based in Nepal
- Specialist group adventure tours and treks in the Himalayas – India, Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan
- Fully customisable itineraries and dates
- Professional & friendly local guides – supporting the people of Nepal
- Guaranteed Departures
- No negotiations in giving best quality