Ranikot Hiking

Asian Heritage Treks and Travel
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Duration: 1 day
Group size: 2 - 25
Ranikot Hiking

Asian Heritage Treks and Travel
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Duration: 1 day
Group size: 2 - 25

About this trip

This package takes you on a hike from Kathmandu to Ranikot Fort, 19th-century walled fortress ruins considered on UNESCO’s tentative list of World Heritage sites, which starts from Suryabinayak Temple following the trail to Pilot Baba Ashram, Ghampe Dada and finally reaching the Ranikot Hill. Enjoy a panoramic view of the Himalayas and the entire Kathmandu Valley from Ranikot hill. Then return with your guide via the same route.

Highlights of Ranikot Hiking are:

  • Visit Suryabinayak Temple
  • Panoramic view of the Himalayas from Ranikot Hill
  • Explore Ranikot Fort
  • Visit Pilot Baba Ashram and Ghampe Dada

Note: You have the option to join one of our fixed-date departures or to have a private tour tailored to dates that suit you. Upgrading the accommodation facilities is possible at your request.





Ranikot, Pilot Baba Ashram



What’s included

  • Transport
    All land transport by car, jeep or minivan
  • Accommodation
    Accommodation as mentioned in itinerary
  • Guide
    English speaking tour guide

What’s not included

  • Food and beverages
    All food and beverages not mentioned in ininerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Tipping
  • Your personal expenses.

Available Packages

Private tour - Double room
Available until 15 days before departure
Deposit: $39

Available options


Day 1
Kathmandu-Suryabinayak-pilot Baba Ashram-Ranikot hill

In the early morning, after breakfast, we start our drive toward Suryabinayak. There, visit the Suryabinayak Temple and take the blessing of God Ganesh and start hiking. Along the way, you will pass through the lush green forest, greeted by beautiful landscape views and you ascend more and more spectacular the view. On the way, visit Pilot Baba Ashram and after another, hour's hike reaches Ghyampe Danda and finally reach Ranikot.

Take lunch and rest in Panorama View Tower Resort enjoying the bird's eyes view of Kathmandu Valley with its surrounding hills and the high Himalayas in the north. Also, visit the Bhairav temple and remaining of the Ranikot fort built by King Prithvi Narayan Shah in the medieval period. Afterward, we make our way back to the Suryabinayak and drive back to Kathmandu.

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Asian Heritage Treks and Travel
Asian Heritage Treks & Expeditions Int'l Tours & Travels is a 20-year-old highly experienced, professional, and dynamic agency that provides personalized customer-centric service and products. We offer a wide variety of products, ranging from day hike tours, spiritual tours, summits expeditions, and adventure activities, all the way to completely tailor-made treks in South-Asian countries. Our customers share our passion for active travel, cultural immersion, nature, and sustainable and socially responsible tourism.

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