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Trip Code : DH/T-01
Destination : Chitlang-Kulekhani
Duration : 6 days
Grading : Easy-Moderate grading info
Best Season : January- December

Chitlang-Kulekhani is a short trip from Kathmandu Valley, which is one of the famous tourist's destinations in Nepal. Lying 17Kms south-west of Kathmandu valley, Chitlang offers an idyllic setting to unburden oneself from the commotion of metropolitan life and relax and enjoy a pristine country life. The route to Chitlang provides an opportunity to scale the Chandragiri hill, an epoch-making a location in Nepal’s history indeed, as it was from the hill’s vantage point that Prithvi Narayan Shah had the vision to unify Kathmandu valley. This relatively short trek offers a huge number of experiences where one can catch a glimpse of various mountain ranges, multicultural villages, forests with a diverse array of flora and fauna, religious monuments and major hydropower project of the country among others. If you want to keep it short and yet create indelible memories, this trek is perfect for you.
Kulekhani is one of the most beautiful and panoramic scenery located in the Middle Mountain Zone of Makwanpur district in Nepal. Kulekhani is generally well known for fishing, hiking, trekking, and boating. Hence it has an incredible prospect of adventure tourism. Kulekhani can be reached from Kathmandu by two routeways. "By driving in a vehicle through the Dakshinkali-Hetauda Highway and the second one is by hiking around 20 km from Naubise."Among them, Dakshinkali- Hetauda highway is a most used trial for a day tour to Kulekhani via vehicles.
Short Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, overnight hotel. 
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and trek preparation.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Thankot and to Chitlang 
Day 04: Chitlang to Kulekhani (Drive back to Kathmandu)
Day 05: Kathmandu rests day and enjoys farewell dinner.
Day 06: Departure


  • Panoramic View of Mountains.
  • Visit Thankot, Chitlang, and Kulekhani
  • Enjoy fishing, and boating in Kulekhani.
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as; Royal Hanuman Dhoka Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swoyambhunath also called monkey temple, Boudhanath Stupa.

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu, overnight hotel.

As soon you arrive in Kathmandu, a representative will pick you up and transfer you to a hotel. We’ll discuss the tour later. In the evening, you’ll be served a special dinner that introduces Nepali food culture.


Day 2 : Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and trek preparation.

Today, it is a rest day or preparation day. After a short rest, we’ll manage you to visit some major religious and historical places in Kathmandu Valley. You can begin our sightseeing tour within Kathmandu, observing the UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as; Royal Hanuman Dhoka Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swoyambhunath also called monkey temple, Boudhanath Stupa. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 3 : Kathmandu to Thankot and to Chitlang

After the breakfast, our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to Thankot, the point to start the trek. The hiking is steep uphill on the first half up and later it descends all the way to Chitlang. 


Day 4 : Chitlang to Kulekhani (Drive back to Kathmandu)


After breakfast, we head toward Kulekhani from Chitlang. One the way you can see the beautiful and panoramic scenery of Makwanpur district. After an hour of straight, we finally reach our destination Kulekhani which is best known for fishing, hiking, trekking, and boating. After spending some quality time in Kulekhani, we head back to Kathmandu. 

Day 5 : Kathmandu rest day and enjoy farewell dinner.

A leisure day in Kathmandu which can be used for exploring. You can visit holy temples like Pashupatinath, Swyambhunath and many more. And in the evening. you can enjoy farewell dinner with Nepali cultural program.

Day 6 : Departure

Today, our tour comes to an end. After an early breakfast in the morning and hotel checkout, a representative will help you with your final departure.

What's included

  •  Airport Pick up and Drop BY Private Vehicle.
  •  Hotel in Kathmandu with Breakfast.
  •  Accommodation and Food during the Hiking( Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner and Tee / Coffee each meal).
  •  National park entry permits and TIMS Permit.
  •  Guide/ Porter/ Other supporting Staff during the hike and necessary Equipment Insurance and ground transport for Staff.
  •  Medicine kit.
  •  All Nepal Government Tax and Service Charge.
  •  Transport from kathmandu - Thankot, Kulekhani - Kathmandu.

What's not included

  •  Drink bills (alcoholic drinks, mineral water, cold drinks), cigarettes.
  •  Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  •  Client’s personal insurance.
  •  Personal Equipment.
  •  All personal expenses.
  •  Rescue charge.
  •  Tips, donations and Temple/ Monastery entry fee.


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Client Reviews

2019 haben wir einen Nepaltrip mit Hari und sein Team verwirklicht. Hari hat uns im Vorfeld geführt, denn wir können zwar die Annapurna umrunden, aber auch möglichst viel in den Seitentälern wandern. Er hat für uns eine Route durch das Nhar-Phu-Tal und auch zum Tilicho-See aus dem und dem Krieg für uns genau richtig. Die Vorbereitung, die Umsetzung, die Kunst wie Hari auf unsere Wünsche Wünsche ist ist Krieg - wir Ebene mit Hari auf jeden Herbst eine weitere Tour.


Köln, Deutschland

In May 2019, my father and I, did a trekking in Mustang with Hari Kumar Khatri as a guide and the “Mannschaft”: Nabin, Biman, Shatiman and Harkha. The trekking lasted about 20 days and we basically always slept in tends: sometimes outside the houses of the villagers and sometimes in the middle of nowhere.
Unfortunately, especially in the southern part of the Upper Mustang, people are building many roads which are literally destroying the landscape. But thanks to the knowledge of Hari of this territory, we were able to avoid the majority of the roads consequently avoiding other tourists and the traffic.
Overall, the trekking was very well organized. I really appreciated the fact that we were able to adapt the itinerary according to our preferences even during the trekking! I must add that Hari is not only a good guide but also a great cook!
This was my second trek with Hari and once again I really enjoyed it and I would for sure recommend him as a guide to somebody interested in doing a trekking in Nepal.
Thank you Hari and the Mannschaft for the great trekking and happy moments!
Valentina and Reto



Wir (2Pers.) haben im Oktober/November 2019, mit Nabin als Guide, den Manaslu Trekk und das Tsum Valley gemacht. Organisation und Durchführung der Reise waren top.Die Kommunikation im Vorfeld mit Hari hat auch bestens geklappt. Es war ein unvergesslicher Urlaub und ich werde bestimmt nochmal nach Nepal kommen und dann auch wieder mit dieser Agentur unterwegs sein.
Liebe Grüße an das ganze Team




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