Suryachaur day hike takes you to one of the best one-day hiking destination nearest to Kathmandu City. At an elevation of 2100 meters from sea level, this is the place from where you can witness Mount Everest and Mount Manaslu at the farthest and Langtang, Ganesh and Gauri Shankar at the nearest.
Kathmandu is the city surrounded by the rolling hills, traditional villages. The rolling hills are covered with forests and traditional terraces for farming. This is the perfect destination for viewing Kathmandu and Nuwakot village likewise the Himalayas and hill to the north. The major attraction of Surya Chaur is Gurung Gaun where the Tamang and Gurung folks reside. If we are lucky we can inspect different types of cultural and religious ceremonies. The special ceremonies are Barakhi and weeding ceremony. Right at the Suryachaur, there is a high tower around 22m long. You can see the stunning scenery from the top of the tower however, you should make sure that you are safe and not afraid.
Kakani and Jarsing Pauwa are the nearest hills to Suryachaur. Similarly, Surya Chaur falls in the territory of Shiva Puri National Park. The journey follows the route along Samakhusi Chowk Kathmandu, Tokha, Jhor and finally Surya Chaur our final destination. The hills open up as an ideal terrain to have some good time.
Suryachaur is the closest place near Kathmandu to enjoy tandem paragliding. Beside Nagarkot, Suryachaur would be the perfect destination to enjoy paragliding and inspect the traditional village and the Himalayan view.As a matter of fact, the Suryachaur Paragliding cost is 100 USD for foreigners and NRS 7000 for Nepalese citizens.
Suryachaur is also a famous spot for birds watching nearest to Kathmandu valley. In Suryachaur 170 species of birds are recorded so far. Check for additional birds watching tours in Nepal.
The other famous activity to enjoy in Suryachaur is Horse Riding.
Enjoy typical Nepali Cuisine Dhido- a millet recipe and organic chicken Soup
The best experience to have in Suryachaur is probably tasting the typical Nepali cuisine Dhidi- a millet recipe with organic chicken soup.
If you wish to stay overnight at Suryachaur, you can stay at the homestay at Suryachaur. Likewise, you can enjoy the campfire during the night with Dhido- millet recipe, and organic Chicken soup.
We will provide the best-customized itinerary according to your preference. The itinerary depends on either you choose a Suryachaur day hike or choose one night two days Suryachaur tour.