Sundarijal Hiking


USD 119


1 Day

Trip Grade


Max Altitude

2000 m


Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus

Group Size

02 Minimum

Best Season

Autumn & Spring

Sundarijal Hiking Brief Insight

There are several hiking trails around the Kathmandu valley which offer superb refreshment and bliss. Sundarijal hiking is one of these beautiful hiking destinations which is easily accessible as well. The one-day Sundarijal Hike is probably one of the most popular and chosen destinations for hiking in Kathmandu. The Sundarijal hike takes you to the premises of the Shivapuri National park where you can walk in the serene nature. Known for its mesmerizing rewards and experiences, this one day hike is relatively easy and can be done by anyone.

The trip begins from Kathmandu as the hikers head to Sundarijal on a short drive northeast of the city. Sundarijal is around 15 kilometers away from Kathmandu and is the trail-head of the hike. Sundarijal is also known as the gateway to Chisapani, which is another destination that many travelers and hikers travel to.

Sundarijal is located in the lush forests of the Shivapuri National Park which is famous for incredible bio-diversity. Here, you can find a wide array of wildlife such as the Himalayan black bear, leopard, jungle cats, and rhesus monkeys. While hiking towards Sundarijal, you will pass through dense pine, oak, and rhododendron forests.

The Sundarijal River will also accompany you for the majority of the hike. You can also choose to take a side trip to Bagdwar and other attractions on the hiking trail. The major attraction of this hike is the gushing waterfalls and the peaceful countryside views with the background of the Himalayas. Your one day hike to Sundarijal will be a very blissful and memorable experience for you and your friends.

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Highlights of Sundarijal Hiking

  • Observe the flora and fauna in the Shivapuri National park
  • Witness beautiful landscapes, waterfalls, rivers, and dense forest
  • Hike through diverse villages with various ethnic cultures
  • Enjoy the sights of the Himalayas in Ganesh, Langtang, and Gaurishankar ranges

Outline Itinerary

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Full day trip

Your hike to Sundarijal starts in the early hours of the day. You will be driving from your hotel to Sundarijal which takes almost an hour. From the bus stop of Sundarijal village, you start your hike upwards to the Shivapuri National Park where you walk up a number of stairs surrounded by the forest. Your hiking trail will lead you through the cascading waterfalls, stone steps, rivers, and serene greenery. As you enter the Shivapuri National Park, you will also visit some temples along the way and witness the deep massive dam of Sundarijal River. While you climb higher to the hill point, you will find clean and clear rivers and mini-waterfalls, where you can take a splash and rest for lunch. Hiking further uphill you will be able to view the lush forest at the foothill while the rare and protected birds fly over with a view of the peaks behind. Retracing your steps, you will return back to Kathmandu.

What is included in Sundarijal Hiking

  • All Airports/Hotel transfers by private vehicle.
  • Accommodation in 3 stars category Hotels in Kathmandu and in other available places with Breakfast.
  • Kathmandu to Sundarijal and when we return back from  Sundarijal to Kathmandu, we provide transportation.
  • Accommodation in Tea Houses or Local Lodges or Local Hotels on twin sharing basis during your trekking days.
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during your trekking days.
  • Permit fees for National Parks and Conservation Area entry as well as Trekkers Management Information Service (TIMS) Permit. Visit:
  • All government officials and authorization necessary fees for your travel purpose.
  • Local tourist guide (according to your need) and Local Porter during your treks: – 1 Porter for 2 Tourists.
  • All your travel and rescue arrangements. (during any emergencies)
  • First Aid Kits and Medical supplies.
  • Welcome or Farewell dinner programs.

What is Excluded

  • Nepal entry Visa fee and charges in Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu. Visit
  • International Air Fare to and from Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Extra Night accommodation and meals during your early arrival, late departure as well as any domestic flight delays (due to any specified reasons) especially in Everest Region than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Extra luggage charges.
  • Other any your personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, alcoholic or non-alcoholic drinks, extra porters, bottled/boiled waters, hot shower, etc.
  • Other food items than normal meals as specified.
  • All your travel and rescue insurance in emergency situations.
  • Personal buying and souvenirs.
  • Tips during your hotels and restaurant visit.
  • To purchase or rent any type of equipment or gears for personal use.
  • To purchase special medicines and kits.