Trip Duration: One Day (10 am to 5pm)
Departure time: At 10am from Glorious Himalaya Trekking (P) Ltd. Office, Nayabazar, Kathmandu or pickup form your hotel upon request.
Activity: Hike towards Kakani, Walk through beautiful rhododendron forests, bird watching, Himalayan sightseeing and short trekking.
Return time: At 5pm one and half hour return drive to Glorious Himalaya Trekking (P) Ltd. Office, Nayabazar, Kathmandu or drop off at your hotel upon request.
Kakani is one of the famous day tour hill station and popular view point inside the Kathmandu valley. Situated on the 26 KM Northern west of the capital, it is about one and half hour bus ride from the valley. Kakani is a good spot to get the heart touching view of glittering mountains namely Annapurna (8091m), Manaslu (8165m), Ganesh Himal (7446m), Lantang lirung (7245m ) and many more other mountains. You can also have a clear view of Kathmandu valley from the height of 2,030 meters (6060 ft). Kakani day tour also provides you the stunning view of Rhododendrons growing wild on the mountain slopes begin to bloom in late winter and stay in bloom for several months, giving the village even more charm. Thai Airways Memorial Park and the century-old villa used by the British Embassy are the rest spots to visit in Kakani. Thai airways memorial park is built in the memory of the 113 passengers who died in an airplane crash nearby in 1992 .This place is also famous for picnics, family get together, cycling and couples. Along with travelling via private vehicle, you can also have bike ride to reach up to there. Thus, it will be more interesting as you can pass the through oak, rhododendron and pine forest.
Within a day, the highlights of Kakani can be explored, and the view that you can see from here is stirring because it unravels the beauties of nature like any other viewpoint and stands head to head with them and has become the most popular viewpoint because it is perfect for swallowing the extensive blessing of nature.