Kathmandu valley Rim trek is also known to be round Kathmandu valley trekking. It is one of the superb trekking destinations as it offers you amazing views of mountain vistas ranging from Mt. Everest to Mt. Ganesh Himal Himalayan range, the incredible landscapes of Kathmandu valley from the top of the hills, explore the flora and fauna, superb sunrise and sunset views and many more. Kathmandu valley Rim trekking trail goes around the valley and its adjoining hills. The valley is surrounded by the amazing green hills, whereby inhabited by different ethnic groups namely Tamang, Newar, Sherpa and others, where you will be amazed with beautiful rhododendron and pine forest, that are home to various endangered birds and animals. This trekking is ideal especially for those who do not have much time to have trekking or expedition for longer days.
Kathmandu valley Rim trek begins with a short tour in the Kathmandu valley, where you will stroll around the UNESCO heritage sites and then trek to Kakani (2,066 m) about 3 hours drive from Kathmandu valley and continue trekking through the Shivapuri forest along the hilltop, from where you will have amazing views of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himalayan range, Jugal Himalayan range among others and then continue trekking through steamy jungle to Mulkharka (1,894 m), from where you will enjoy amazing sunrise and sunset views and spectacular view of the Himalayas, explore the endangered birds and spend night in the local homes. Subsequently, you will continue to Chisopani, which is another view pint for sunrise and sunset and to have amazing views of mountains and then finally get back to Nagarkot (2,175 m.), which is really great place for having breathtaking views of the Himalayas and well known place for sunrises and sunset views.
Likewise, you continue trekking to Dhulikhel (1,440 m.) another popular sunrise and sunset views and amazing views of mountains and valley in the bellow, where you will stroll around the ancient Newari settlements, temples, courtyards and explore the local lifestyles and Newari culture and have amazing views of mountains and then you continue trekking to popular pilgrimage site called Namobuddha situated at the hilltop at 1,982 m height, popular place for having meditation beautiful mountain views. After exploring all around, you will continue to Banthali village, popular for home stay trip. This village also offer you an excellent views of Himalayas, explore the Tamang ethnic groups´ settlement and get back to Lakuri Bhanjyang (2,000 m), it lies at atop of the pristine hills of Pokhari Thumko, it also offers spectacular mountains and shimmering lights for below in the cities of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur and finally alongside the Lubu village, in Lalitpur get back to Kathmandu making a complete encircle of the valley.