Half day Kathmandu hiking with lunch is a short hike to the southwest of Kathmandu at Machhegaun. The hiking destination is the World peace Pagoda is under construction. This is about 40m drive from Thamel or nearby. The road goes through a historical city Kirtipur. Arrive at the base of the hiking where you will immediately feel the fresh air and dustless weather. The mountain (Langtang, Dorje Lakpa, Gauri Shanker etc) starts to be seen from the base of the hill. The hike starts going high through the stone paved trail. After hiking about 45m you will arrive at a breaking point where has a big Buddha statue. This point offers a beautiful bigger Himalayan peak than from the bottom. Hike another 45m will reach to the World Peace Stupa. This place offers a crystal Himalayan view from Annapurna II, Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, to the west to Mt. Everest in a clear day. Beside the Himalayan view, The Kathmandu valley can be seen amazing. You will encounter local people going to visit Stupa and volunteering for Stupa construction. Explore an under construction Stupa site and you may talk to The Great Monk about Stupa. And walk down to the bottom and drive to lunch place. If you have left some free hour you can explore Kirtipur an old historical city on the way return. This Half day hiking in Kathmandu with Nepali lunch is good for a small child to senior persons.
In this Half day Kathmandu hiking with lunch tour you are advised to bring a bottle of water, biscuit or chocolate and etc as there is no shop there. You do not need to prepare a lot but. Regarding the clothing, it depends on the season. We recommend you to contact us for the recommendation about clothing. You could bring a hiking pole. This hiking is good in the morning (west side mountain view well) and also in the afternoon (east side mountain seen good). You may have a golden view of Himalaya later of the day.