Kakani Travel Guide – A Hilltop Near Kathmandu

Kakani Travel Guide

Looking for places to visit for a night stay or adventure activities? This Kakani travel guide will be helpful to you planning your day out from your hectic lifestyle.

Kakani is an adventure travel destination near to Kathmandu Valley.

It is a popular hill station located about 25 kilometers northwest from Kathmandu. This beautifully located travel destination offers the best views of local villages, snow-capped mountains and a spectacular scenery.

Kakani is the best place to rejuvenate for those who wish to have short excursion trip and want to experience the local dishes, village tour and adventures.

These days, kakani has been developed as a hiking spot and meditation camp. You can hike a day to stay for a week as per your interest. Alongside the adventures, kakani is a peace destination for yoga and meditation lovers. More to know, you can can also enjoy the delicacies of local dishes.

For volunteers, it is a must go destination as there lies Scout camp. You will have opportunities to stay at home-stay either and can help the local people volunteering in their fields, teaching in school, building schools and empowerment programs.

Furthermore, Kakani is a well known destination for cycling, biking, Canyoning, trail running, day hiking, village tour and rock climbing.

It is the most popular destination for picnic for the people of surrounding cities.

Locally, Kakani is the famous place for trout and strawberry farming.

Whatever would be your interest, visit once this beautiful place once in your life.

Accommodation – Stay Overnight

Kakani Adventure Camp

Kakani Adventure Camp residing in Kakani 5, Sinke Dhara, Nuwakot is a luxury tent camp resort near Kathmandu valley. The resort is beautifully designed with fully luxury tent cottages with the basic amenities provided.

Officially opened from April 2019 for Nepali and foreigners, the resort provides the recreational activities targeted for Nepali students and business groups.

Kakani Travel FAQs

Where is Kakani?

Kakani is a small vilage in Nuwakot district situated at an elevation of 2030m (6660 ft) above sea level.

How to Reach Kakani?

You will have many options to reach kakani. Catch a daily departure bus from Balaju bypass road which takes around 1.5 hours to reach there.

If you own a motorbike, you can travel to kakani within an hour drive through Nagarjun forest and villages. You can reach kakani by a mountain bike. If you don’t own it, hire it and paddle to beautiful kakani village via Tokha or Shivapuri national park.

When is the best time to visit Kakani?

You can visit Kakani throughout the year. But, September to December and March to June are the best months to get in Kakani. During winter, the views are not so clear due to mist and the chilling cold weather might be worse experience. During monsoon, the road becomes bumpy and slippery. The views might be blocked due to clouds.

What are the best Things to do in Kakani?

Kakani is an adventure spot so you will have lots of options to enjoy your holiday. You can enjoy Paragliding, Village tour, rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking, trail running, zip-flyer as adventure activities.

More to this, you can do volunteering in schools and local farms and enjoy a night stay in a home-stay.

Where to stay in Kakani?

There are lots of guesthouses, resorts, home-stays and luxury hotels for night stay. Prince Guesthouse and Hotel, Kakani Adventure Camp, Tara Gaon hotel, View Himalaya Resort, Kakani Mountain View Hotel and Resort are some hotel to stay a night.

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