Ranikot Day Trek

Ranikot Day Trek is a unique trek route in Kathamandu as it is amalgamation of religious, cultural, historical places, and rustic life of village people. Situated at the southwest ridge of historical Bhaktapur district Ranikot village provide experience of rural life and provide chance to assimilate with village people, engage in different activities of villagers, like planting, cultivating and harvesting. Also known as the Ranikot village walk, this trekking provides ample of activities like jungle walk, temple visiting, Himalayan views, enjoying local flavored foods and drinks, and the spectacular view of Himalaya peaks, along with sweeping view of Kathmandu valley. One day Ranikot trek is designed for the people who want to explore the rural life of Nepal and wander into peaceful natural setting with panoramic view of Himalaya vistas.

If you want day trek in Pokhara, you will have several options for day tours & Treks.

Day 01: 30 minutes drive to Suryavinayak and 2 hours hiking

A professional tour and trekking guides from Real Adventures comes to your hotel, when you have done breakfast. A private hired car drops you in Suryavinayak Temple. Suryavinayak temple is dedicated to Hindu God Lord Ganesh. Also known as the temple of rising sun, this temple is believed to be curing god for the children who cannot hear and speak. After visiting Suryavinayak temple we walk up via lush Suryavinayak forest of pine trees. After hiking half an hour we reach to Doleswor Mahadev temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Then we climb up to Pilot Baba Aashram, after passing small village and forest. If we walk little steps west we will reach to Ghyampe Dada, a hill station for picnic and holiday fun. From here we enjoy the enchanting view of Kathmandu valley and chain of snowcapped mountains to the north. After enjoying alluring scenes from Ghyampe Dada, we follow the route downhill towards Ranikot trough the settlements of Newari and Tamang people. We can interact with local people, who are working in their agricultural farms. Ranikot is situated on the lap of forest spotted with houses of bricks wall and zinc roof. Nearby Ranikot village there is a large stone in the shape of tiger which is alos knows as the Bagbhiarav and people worship it as the God. We can have lunch in local restaurant and follow the trail towards Sanga Bhaktapur with in another 2 hours walking. On the way we passes by Tamang and Newari villages and farming terraces until reach to Sanga. After visiting giant statue of Lord Shiva, we drive back to Hotel.

Cost Includes
  • Pick up and drop off in a private tourist vehicle
  • Shivapuri National Park entrance fee
  • Packet Lunch
  • Licensed, English-speaking Real Adventure Nepal hiking guide
  • All government taxes
  • Tourist service charge
Cost Excludes
  • Tip for the hiking guide (Tipping is expected)
  • Any expenses not mentioned in the Price Includes section



Trip Facts

  • Duration:1 Days
  • Grade:Easy
  • Rating:Good
  • Region:Rainikot Trek
  • Trip:Day trek in Kathmandu Nepal Day Tours and Treks
  • Activity:Ranikot Trek, Ranikot hiking, Ranikot Trekking Package
  • Max.Altitude:1788 M ft.

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