Kakani is one of the best-hiking destinations not far away from Kathmandu for the excellent Himalayan views along with lush hill and valleys. Laying in the northeast Kathmandu, Kakani is on the way to the Dunche, which is the trekking route to Langtang Region trekking. You will enjoy the spectacular views of famous mountains, including Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himal range, Annapurna range, Fishtail, and others from the top viewpoint in your Kakani hiking. Apart from these, there is a separate picnic spot where you will see people enjoying their time with family and friends.
Driving from Kathmandu for about 1 hour, you will reach Rani Pawa, a beautiful settlement village. From there, you start hiking to the height of Kakani. Passing through the green paddy fields enjoy the rural Nepalese life. Once you reach the top, the majestic view of mountains will energize you forgetting all your tiredness. Kakani is famous for trout fish; if you want to taste some with some local homemade raksi (alcohol) then go to the restaurant at the top. Along with these, you can visit the strawberry framing using a single irrigation system run by the local farmers. Also, you will be visiting the Thai Memorial peaceful park, which was established in honor of 113 victims of 1992 Thai airlines. Get some blessing from the local Monastery made by Korean monks. You can get closer to the lifestyle of Tamang's during your hike to Kakani.Upon returning from the hike, you will be transferred to the hotel. Though the hike is short, you will have a lot of memories that last long. Enjoy your evening exploring the Kathmandu.
Day : 1 Hike to Kakani and back to the hotel
We will Drive to Rani Puwa and hike to Kakani hilltop. During your hike, you can observe jungles with different types of plants and birds. You will be delighted to hear tunes of birds. On reaching the top, enjoy the breathtaking view of Himalayan range and other natural beauty. Visit Thai Memorial peaceful park and Monastery along with some other renowned places. Returning to Kathmandu, our kakani hiking will be over. Rest at the hotel or explore Kathmandu in your leisure time.