ROCK CLIMBING AROUND KATHMANDU VALLEY
10 Jun 2023 Bodhi Adventures
The Kathmandu Valley in Nepal offers several outdoor rock climbing destinations for enthusiasts. Here are a few popular rock climbing spots in and around Kathmandu Valley:
Located on the outskirts of Kathmandu about 25 km south, Hattiban is a popular rock climbing area. It offers a variety of climbing routes suitable for both beginners and experienced climbers. There are 3 climbing crags. The crag is easily accessible and offers beautiful views of the surrounding hills with Dollu valley with beautiful Monasteries.
Situated on the western outskirts of Kathmandu, Nagarjun Forest is known for its limestone cliffs. The cliffs within the jungle/Shivapuri Nagarjun national park provide a range of climbing routes suitable for all skill levels. The area is also home to Nagarjun hill which offers additional opportunities along with opportunities for hiking, exploration and wildlife spotting.
Situated approximately 25 kilometers northwest of Kathmandu, Kakani is a beautiful hill station known for its panoramic views of the Himalayas. It also offers rock climbing opportunities on its granite cliffs, making it a popular destination for climbers.
It’s important to note that while some climbing areas in the Kathmandu Valley can be accessed independently, others may require the assistance of a local climbing guide or tour operator. We can provide professional climbing guide with equipment, guidance, and ensure safety during your climbing experience. We always prioritize your safety by using proper equipment, following safety guidelines, and being aware of our own skill level.