Hiking is generally considered as walking as leisure purpose for a day or for a couple of days. Walking into the wild, nature tripping, climbing in the hills or mountain region. It is generally done to relax, stress management, mindfulness, fitness purposes, and so one. It can be done solo or in a group. Hiking is particularly carried out without any special requirements. The destination itself does not carry a great value rather it is all about the journey, walking through the beautiful landscape, jungle, bushes, gorges, steep hills, villages, etc. It is a great opportunity to escape to nature for a while, from the daily busy schedule of city life.
Hiking in Nepal is one of the best things to do ever since Nepal is rich in natural beauty, culture and hospitality. Nepal offers great destinations for hiking. The capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu is the main stop for all the major hiking destinations. Around the Kathmandu valley, there are many short hike routs that can be completed in a day. For recreational activities and for refreshment, this could be the best options for those who are in Kathmandu for a few days visit.
The nearest hiking routes in Kathmandu valley has become a very popular hiking destination among the young generation in recent years. Such as Champadevi, Phulchowki, Nagarkot, Chisapani, Shivapuri, Kakani, Chandragiri to Chitlang is a major attraction.
The Pokhara city is also the start point to many hiking trails, the most popular hiking is Ghorepani Poonhill. This region is almost getting busier throughout a year.