Ranikot One Day Hike

15 kilometres away from Kathmandu, Ranikot is one of the best one day hiking location. Offering the elegant view of snow-capped mountains in the north, the terraced farms and the pristine natural beauty of Nepalese villages are the major attraction of Ranikot. Not only this, we can have a great view of Kathmandu Valley from Raikot. One day Ranikot hike is the hospitable hike to Ranikot that lets us immerse into the traditional culture and food cuisines of that Village.

On our Ranikot one day hike, we can engage ourselves in Vegetable farming and we can sometimes get the chance to pluck fruits and vegetables however, we can do that seasonally. Getting engaged in unique terrace farming popular in the hills will be a new adventure for people visiting Ranikot.

Trip Highlights of Ranikot One Day Hike

  • Exploring village near Kathmandu valley.

  • Exploring the traditional old feel of Kathmandu in Panauti.

  • Terraced farming.

  • Lunch at traditional Nepalese village.

  • Temple visit in Suryabinayak, Bhaktapur.

Outline Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Ranikot One Day Hike
  • Day 01 :Ranikot One Day Hike 07:00 am: After your early morning breakfast, our guide will pick up you from the hotel in Kathmandu. Then, you’ll start your Ranikot Village. For the first 35 minutes, you’ll drive from your hotel to Suryabinayak.


    08:00 am: From Suryabinayak, you’ll start your Ranikot village hike after a short visit to Hindu Temple.

    08:15 am: you’ll continue your hiking by crossing small settlement areas, by crossing the dense forest and steep uphills you’ll finally reach to the top of Ranikot ViewPoint after your short hike.

    10:00 am: Small lunch break on Ranikot along with the picturesque view of snow-capped Himalayas range, Kathmandu Valley, and green nature. You can relish with drinks on the top of the Ranikot hill, this will enhance the enjoyment level to refreshing one.

    10:30 pm: From Ranikot viewpoint, you’ll start hiking down to Rayalay village. Here you can experience a rural lifestyle.

    03:30 pm: By crossing many small villages, exploring traditional walking trail you’ll finally reach to Panauti, Traditional Kathmandu city by the end of 4 O‘clock.

    04:30 pm: At Panauti, you’ll explore the old town of Newar Community and finally, you’ll take the bus drive back to Kathmandu.

    06:00 pm: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.

Ranikot one day hike is the nearest hiking destination from Kathmandu. You'll not require any type of trekking permits for Ranikot Hiking. Hence, this hiking must be in your bucket list if you wish to visit the Nepalese village and you have so minimum time in Kathmandu. 

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  • Trip Duration 1 Day
  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Difficulty Easy
  • Trip StyleTrekking
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