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Rock climbing in Nepal

Trip Overview

Rock climbing in Nepal is one of the most popular adventure sports in which the participants will climb the rocks at the natural formation or the artificial rocks walls.
It has found increasing popularity among the tourists coming into Nepal as well as for local enthusiasts.The goal is to reach the summit of a formation or the endpoint of a pre-defined route. Rock climbing is a physically and mentally demanding sport, one that often tests a climber's strength, endurance, agility, and balance along with his or her mental control. 

Nagarjun Rock Climbing is one of the popular and closet Climbing Site of Kathmandu valley. It is located 3km in the northwest of Kathmandu valley in Nagarjun Forest Reserve. From you can continue to sacred Buddhist site Langlungten, Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche in Tibetan) took his meditation there. Beside, you will see good view of the Annapurna, Langtang, Machhapuchare, Manaslu and Ganesh Himal, Kathmandu valley.

Outline Itinerary

08:00am: Departure from the hotel 
08:30am: Arrival at the bottom of the Nagarjun hill in Kathmandu and about 45 minutes walk till the rock climbing point.
10:00am: Information on rock climbing.
10:30am: Rock climbing starts, about two hours climbing.
12:30pm: Lunch break.
02:30pm: Departure for the hotel.

Itinerary

08:00am: Departure from the hotel 

Today after having breakfast we will come to pick up from your hotel and drive towards Nagarjun.

08:30am: Arrival at the bottom of the Nagarjun hill in Kathmandu and about 45 minutes walk till the rock climbing point.

After half an hour drive towards Nagarjung. After that you will take a 45 minutes walk towards the rock climbing point.

10:00am: Information on rock climbing.

You will get information on rock climbing for 30 minutes.

10:30am: Rock climbing starts

Finally you will start doing rock climbing for about 2 hours.

12:30pm: Lunch break.

After fantastic rock climbing, you will have a luch and take a rest for sometime, Also you can do some sightseeing.

02:30pm: Departure for the hotel.

Now, you will drive back to your hotel.

Equipment List

  • Hiking boots
  • Hiking socks
  • Hiking pants
  • T-shirt with wicking qualities
  • Harnes
  • Carabineers
  • Helmet
  • Jhumber (ascender and decender)
  • Plastric Boot
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun block

Useful Info

Rock climbing areas in Nepal:

Nagarjun Forest – 20-minute drive from Kathmandu
Hattiban – 1-hour drive from Kathmandu
Bimal Nagar – 20-minute drive from Bandipur
Nagarkot – This bolted climbing area is hard to find without a guide.
Namche Bazaar – Bouldering field is 30-minute walk; ask local how to get there

FAQ

Arrival Point: You will be met at the Kathmandu international airport. Our office representative will be waiting for you at the airport and drop you to the hotel.

Tour Leading Person:  Our tour guide will lead the whole trip with his/her helpers and porters.

Currencies:  USD, AUD, EURO are major acceptable currencies in Nepal and visa and credit cards also accepted. There is ATM facility in city area.

Drinking Water: We can get mineral water and boiled water in city area and in some touristy places. We use water purification tablet or liquid in some remote touristy sites.

Laundry Facility: Laundry facility are available in city area.

Visa: You can get arrival visa at Kathmandu airport that cost 25 USD  for  15 days and 40 USD for 30 days. Please bring 2 passport size photos. You can get your visa from the closest Nepali embassy.

View of Mount Everest: For tourists visiting other regions where they cannot view Mount Everest, there are daily mountain flights which approach close to Mount Everest.

Travel Insurance:  It is compulsory to have travel insurance.

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Duration 1 Day
Transportation Bus/Jeep
Group Size 1-12 people
Difficulty Moderate
Max Elevation 55m
Accomodation Hotel
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