Canyoning in Kakani
Canyoning is a must try adrenaline sport that involves descending down a series of waterfalls through a canyon rappelling, jumping, sliding and boulder scrambling. The best thing about canyoning is discovering while following a water trail. In many countries it is popular sport, which is equally challenging both physically and mentally and yet refreshing and unforgettable experience that any thrill seekers should not be missing.Canyoning in Nepal is an adventure tourism activities in Nepal. We offer a wide range of Canyoning packages to Kathmandu, Kakani, Jalbire, Sundarijal, Lamjung in Nepal from 1 to 7 days.Canyoning trips range from exploratory walks to some of Nepal’s most extreme canyoning. Our expert canyoning guides will lead you in abseiling, jumping and sliding down steep canyon walls and waterfalls to deep pools below. It’s wet and wild and you will have a great time.
Thrilling adventure of Canyoning is available in the doorstep of Kathmandu, which stunning sites located at Kakani (35 km.) from Kathmandu’s ring road. There are two canyons PhungPhunye (185 mtr.) and Chhahare (145m) located in the villages of Dhansar and Jurethum in Kakani area. Both the canyons fall in wonderful setting especially from PhungPhungye one can view the Himalayan Panorama of Ganesh Himal as well as Manaslu and Langtang regions while abseiling down from the canyon. There is ample water flow in all season as the area is at the altitude of 1325 mtr from sea level which is neither very cold nor very hot. The canyoning spot is not far from the well known hill station of Kakani famous for day picnic and view lovers. Also the near by villages do fish farming of world famous Japanese Trout Fish.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel
We will meet you at the Airport and Transfer to the Hotel. Welcome drinks. Free time. Over Night Hotel in Kathmandu
Day 02: Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu
After morning breakfast you will be introduced with your tour guide and he will pick you from respective hotel for an interesting tour of Swayambhunath Stupa located on a hill top, with fabulous views of Kathmandu city, green hills that surrounds the valley and of high snow capped mountains.
Swayambhunath one of the oldest historical sites listed in world heritage of more than 2, 5000 years old Buddhist religious complex with huge dome shape stupa with four mystical eyes of Buddha overlooking four directions North, South, East and West. After an impressive tour visiting the monastery and small chapels this place surrounded with green forest with many monkeys around and this place is also known as “Monkey Temple”.
Next nice tour leads towards east of Kathmandu city at Pashupatinath Temple area, tourist or non Hindu are not allowed inside the main temple, however one can overlook the temple from the bank of Bagmati river the holy and famous Shiva temple with golden pagoda tier roofs and four silver doors surrounded with lovely forest with many monkeys around. This place is flooded in the mid February on Shiva Ratri (birth anniversary of lord Shiva). Nearby on the opposite bank of the river funeral and cremation takes places for all Hindu religion.
Then after drive towards north east reaching at Bouddhanath Stupa also called as “Little Tibet” due to strong Tibetan influence in culture, traditions and Buddhist religion, Bouddhanath a huge dome with tow tier where one can walk up near the top with nice views of surrounding Bouddhanath area with shop, stores, restaurants and monasteries.
After a fascinating and lovely historical and cultural tour return back to respective hotels. Then take rest for a while and in evening you will meet with your trekking guide and representative from Wongchhu Peak Promotion (WPP) office for short briefing before your trip because you should know all the essential factors and places before going to the trek.
Day 03: Canyoning in Kakani Early morning gather near the tourist town of Thamel and drive to Dhansar village, walk 30 minutes to the head of the Canyon of PhungPhugye.
Start Canyoning for 2-3 hours, return trek to road.
Have lunch at the local resort / restaurant.
Drive back & arrive in Kathmandu by 7.00 pm
2 Days Canyoning in Kakani
Day 01: Kathmandu to PhungPhugye
Early morning gather near the tourist town of Thamel and drive to Dhansar village, walk 30 minutes to the head of the Canyon of PhungPhugye. Start Canyoning for 2-3 hours, return trek to road head, have lunch at the local resort / restaurant. May be more canyoning and spend the night at Jurethum Village
Day 02: Drive back to Kathmandu
Early morning take a breakfast do some more canyoning till lunch.
After lunch have a tour of village and return back to Kathmandu by 5.00PM
Airport pick-up and drop
-Accommodation and breakfast in Kathmandu as per itinerary
-Salary, Accommodation and Insurance of one trekking guide and required number of helpers
-Trekking Helper for carrying goods and supplies
-All Ground Transportation as per itinerary
-Charge for canyoning
-Wongchhu Peak Promotion duffel bag and trekking map.
-Airport departure tax
-Tips for Guide