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Kathmandu Sightseeing and Ranikot Hike Tour

Highlights
  • Private guided hike with round-trip transport from Kathmandu
  • Hike from Suryabinayak Temple to Ranikot Fort with a professional guide
  • Enjoy lunch at the Panorama View Tower Resort
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Kathmandu Sightseeing and Ranikot Hike Tour
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Kathmandu Sightseeing and Ranikot Hike Tour
From $80.00
Overview
This private tour from Kathmandu takes you on a hike to Ranikot Fort, 19th-century walled fortress ruins considered on UNESCO’s tentative list of World Heritage sites. Suitable for beginners, the 4- to 5-hour round-trip hike starts from Suryabinayak Temple and continues on a trail past Pilot Baba Ashram and Ghampe Danda where you’ll stop for a tea break. Enjoy a restaurant lunch at Ranikot Hillock, which offers a panoramic view of the Himalayas and the entire Kathmandu Valley. Then return with your guide via Bagh Bhairav Temple.
What to Expect
Early morning after breakfast drive towards Suryabinayak. Start the hike taking bless from Suryabinayak- a god having elephant head that is worshipped first in Hindu religion in any religious work. Along the way, you will pass through beautiful landscape view, greeted by lush greenery and how much you go up and up the view is more and more spectacular.
On the way, visit Pilot Baba Ashram. After an hour pleasant hike reach in Ghampe Danda and take a tea break. After another one hour hike, you will reach in Ranikot. Take lunch and rest in Panorama View Tower Resort. You will see the airplanes flying below your height. The bird eyes view of Kathmandu Valley, eye level hills and northern high Himalayas are just marvelous.
After lunch, we hike back to Kathmandu visiting Bhairav temple, the Ranikot Fort (only vanish remain) built by King Prithvi Narayan Shah in the medieval period (Malla Dynasty). Ranikot is a hill point to see the three cities of Kathmandu valley i.e. Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur at once. Dinner and overnight in Kathmandu.
Reviews (29)
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Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile
Trekking Nepal

The whole thing about a guided trek with a porter is pretty intimidating for a novice. Eventually, you have to just trust somebody and make the plunge. There are lots of trekking companies in Nepal and Kathmandu. I feel lucky to have found and put...More

Thank Dwight R
Reviewed May 1, 2018
Loved my tour

There was a bit of misunderstanding prior to me actually going on the tour, for some reason TripAdvisor (Viator) did not send Black Diamond Expedition my booking so they were not aware that I had booked this tour and thus did not come to my...More

Thank Lynna N
Reviewed March 17, 2018
Let Safal take care of you!

We paid Kathmandu an one week visit, just to get aquainted with this city during our stay in SE Asia. Our first trip to Nepal. Stayed comfortably in thamel at Yatri Suites and from there made day-trips around. All arranged by Black Diamond Expedition by...More

Thank tjalle
Reviewed November 21, 2017
Bucket List trek on the Everest Base Camp trail

Raj, at the Olive Garden (Encounter) Hotel, was fantastic at organizing a trek for my son and I on the Everest Base Camp trail. From route planning, to planes, to equipment purchase and rental, to pharmacy purchases, to guide and porter, Raj arranged it all...in...More

1  Thank Rv3V
Reviewed September 6, 2016
Great Service

The owner Raj, is very personalized with his services. We booked every tour with them, Kathmandu City Tour, Pokhara Tour, Mt. Everest Mountain Flight Tour, even hotels in Pokhara and Kathmandu. Raj made sure that everything was smooth and easy. He even calls the drivers...More

1  Thank TetetT2
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