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Suryachaur day hiking or Suryachaur hiking is a one of the top and very near viewpoint to see Langtang Himalayan range. On a clear day, you can see numerous peak Manaslu to Dorje Lakpa and mountain in between this range. It is a very famous destination for the locals as well as tourist to see the splendid Langtang view and the beautiful valleys down. The Likhu valley is very magnificent to see when there are paddy fields. The location of Suryachaur is just 4-5 KM distance from the main highway that goes to Trisuli, the district headquarter of Nuwakot. It might be very good for the travellers who like to hike while they are doing a tour in Kathmandu.
This is one good opportunity to see the Himalayas like Mt Manaslu 8167 meter, Mt.Ganesh Himal, Mt.Langtang Lirung, Mt.Dorje Lakpa and holy Gauri Shanker peak and many more mountains. You don’t need to be very fit to do this hiking, although there are many routes that you can hike here but the very normal one is to walk from Bhanjyang to Suryachaur. This is actually the road but the vehicle is very less, you can enjoy the forest view and nature while walking to Suryachaur. If you are still more interested to walk in then you can go to nature from Suryachaur via the forest and return back into the same place.
Kakani Suryachaur day hike is the route that the hikers mostly follows. Suryachaur is the last point to see the Himalayas when hikers hike through the Kakani. It is a 3 hours hike for the hikers to arrive at this point. Hiking through Kakani to Suryachaur allows you to enjoy the magnificent views of the Himalayas. The hike also allows you to enjoy nature along with white snow-capped mountains. The route is incredibly beautiful with full of thick forest. The hike is suitable for any age people even children or adult as well. Kakani Suryachaur hike starts from the Kakani Scout Camp which is accessible by 1:30 minutes driving from Kathmandu. The kakani village itself a beautiful place to enjoy the short period of time as it has very unique view of Himalayas. Langtang range and Annapurna Range is perfectly seen from here if the weather is good. On this hike you can see super view of Mt Manaslu 8167 meter, Mt.Ganesh Himal, Mt.Langtang Lirung, Mt.Dorje Lakpa and holy Gauri Shanker peak
If you want to do suryachaur hiking then here is Suryachaur day hiking highlights
Driving time to Kakani: 1 hours to 1.30 Hours approximate
Hiking Duration: 2.30 Hours to 4 Hours depending on the stamina you have
One of our tour guides will be there on your hotel to pick up you early in the morning because the early you go the better view you will see. Your team will drive to Kakani through the private jeep, the road is quite bad as it is under construction for an upgrade. After driving from Balaju you will pass several villages where around the road you will see the seasonal vegetables and paddy fields. After driving 1 hour you will reach to kaule from there you will see the excellent view of Langtang range. Now you will leave the main road and drive towards the Kakani, it takes 15 minutes to reach the top of Kakani, there are a memorial park and another place to take the view of Himalayas. Taking the permits in the check post you now further go to the forest side for hiking. There are two routes just above the Army Check post, we now follow the lower route which is the very excellent side of the hill to see the Himalayas, After walking further 2 hours you will reach to Suryachaur. Suryachaur is a very open place from where you can have an excellent view of Himalayas.
Driving time to Bhanjyang: 1 hour around
Hiking Duration: 1 hour or more, is up to you
Once we drive to Bhanjayng which takes around 1 hour, get the National Park Permit here. We now will head to the Suryachur through the hiking trail. The hiking trail is quite easier and more relaxing with the stunning view of Langtang Himalayan Range. You will get Suraychaur after walking an hour from here you will see the magnificent views of Himalayas.
Suryachaur is also a place for the picnic spot. If you are looking for the good picnic spot near Kathmandu then you should also consider it as your picnic spots. It has a good area for the picnic and you can have a marvellous view of the Mountains. There are plenty of yards for the picnic and there is a good availability of the water too.
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