Rock Climbing in Kathmandu

Rock climbing is an activity in which participants climb up, down or across natural rock formations. Rough land structure of that Kathmandu (KTM) makes it one of the best places for rock climbing in Nepal. With its wonderful natural rock face structure, rock climbing in Kathmandu is becoming quite popular adventure sports for the visitors. The natural and majestic climbing sites available in Kathmandu are suitable for all climbers whoever they are beginners or experts. This is challenging and dangerous sports which test the strength, endurance, agility, and balance along with mental control of climbers. So climber should be sufficiently prepared before undertaking any rock climbing tours. Kathmandu offers the best rock climbing places; Nagarjun forest, Shivapuri National Park and Hattiban site.
Trip Code: RCIK92
Starts: Nagarjun
Finishes: Nagarjun
Duration: 3 Days
Difficulty: Easy
Group Size: 2 - 7
Age: Minimum 18
Seasons: Feb-May,Sep-Nov
Elevation: 1556m/ 5105ft
Trip Views: 1056
Activities: Adventure Sports
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Travel Style: Budget Comfortablecheck Luxury

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Breakfast: 2
Lunch: 1
Dinner: 1
Hotel: 2 Night(s)
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Trip Facts

  • Rock climbing is prone to risk but all safety measures are applied while climbing.
  • Rock climbing is based on near proximity with Kathmandu city without having to go far from it for rock climbing.
  • Rock Climbing in Nepal is becoming one of the hottest sports to do for visitor and locals due to the awesome natural rock faces.
  • Three areas in Kathmandu for rock climbing i.e. Nagarjun Forest, Hattiban and Nagarkot.

Why this Trip

  • Rock climbing is a challenging adventure sport that requires strength, ability, endurance, and balance for climbing in tough rocks. This sport is suited best for the people who are fit and adventurous enough to climb the risky and wildest rocks of Kathmandu.

speaker_notes Trip Notes

  • • We reserve the right to change and that the program may be reversed. Things can happen that make it impossible to meet them as planned. If any meeting or plan would not be feasible, we always try to find an equivalent alternative. In Nepal, you always have a plan B and C!
  • • What follows is a general flow of events. Expect the unexpected and prepare to be flexible



Brief Itinerary

    After arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel in Kathmandu. Whole day free for any activities and in the evening briefing about the rock climbing.


    • Dinner


    • Hotel


    • Airport pick up
    • welcome dinner
  • placeDAY 2 : ROCK CLIMBING
    After breakfast, we drive for 30 minutes to Nagarjun Forest Reserve where we start our rock climbing. Before climbing, we take a short briefing from the climbing guide. After finishing the program we transfer you to the hotel and relax.


    • Breakfast
    • Lunch


    • Hotel


    • Climbing activities
    • transfer
  • placeDAY 3 : DEPARTURE
    After breakfast, our representative will transfer you to the airport 3hrs before the departure.


    • Breakfast



    • Airport drop off
  • Detail Inclusions
    • All airport transfers;
    • All necessary climbing equipment’s;
    • All government taxes;
    • Experienced climbing guide;
    • Necessary permits and entrance fees.
  • Complimentary
    • Welcome dinner in Kathmandu;
    • Souvenir from Nepal;
    • Sim card service (zero balance).
  • Exclusions
    • Lunch in Kathmandu;
    • Any type of drinks;
    • Entree fees during sightseeing;
    • International flights, Nepalese visa fee;
    • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, etc.);
    • Tips for guide(s) and driver(s).


  • 1. Will somebody come to pick me up at the airport upon arrival ?
    Yes, our representative will be there to greet you at the airport. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel by a private car/jeep.
  • 2. Is there an Orientation program ?
    Yes, there is going to be a small orientation/briefing program before we embark on our adventure by the tour manager, leader/guide.
  • 3. What is the overnight accommodation like ?
    We use standard/superior standard/deluxe rooms for the nights that you spend in hotel during your trip.
  • 4. How big are the groups ?
    We believe in operating small intimate group to provide personal attention and services to our guests. Small groups can enjoy the trip hassle free and enjoy the customized trip according to their need and suitability. We do not incorporate more than 14 People in a group, unless we get special requests from our clients.
  • 5. Can I do solo trip ?
    Nepal is a safe country for anyone who wants to explore on their own although professional guidance is highly recommended by our team for the safety.
  • 6. For what purpose is this trip Popular ?
    The Rock Climbing in Kathmandu is popular for its adventure with its natural rock face structure; risky and wildest.
  • 7. Is Rock Climbing In Kathmandu safe for women ?
    Yes, of course. Nepal can be boast as one of the safest country in the South Asia. This trip is safe for both men and women as Nepalese people do know well about respecting women and foreigners.
  • 8. What about security during Rock Climbing ?
    We make sure to take security measures during rock climbing to make your climbing delightful. We suggest you to follow the guide’s instruction carefully and take security measures. It’s easy climbing, so don’t be scared about it.
  • 9. What sort of food can I expect in this trip ?
    Since the climbing is done inside the Kathmandu Valley, you can get wide range of delicious eastern as well as western foods like Pasta, Pizza, Noodles, Bread, Soup, Rice and Vegetables, delicious MoMo, etc. as per your own personal desire.
  • 10. Is drinking water safe in this trip ?
    There are plenty of water stations and mini markets and shops where you can easily get bottled water. We recommend that you bring water purifier tablets with you in case you need it for yourself. You have to buy it for yourself.
  • 11. What mode of transportation do you use ?
    We use private transportation in this trip. We transfer to Nagarjun by car/van/deluxe minibus with A/C depending on the size of the group.
  • 12. What is the best season for Rock Climbing ?
    You can do Rock climbing in every season except monsoon season as due to rain, it may be dangerous to climb up. March, April, September and October are the best times for this adventurous sport.
  • 13. Will I be taken care of during emergency ?
    Yes, of course. Your security is our first priority. In any kind of emergency, ask your guide to contact us immediately so that we can manage vehicle for you ASAP and you will be directly transfer to hospital for the treatment.
  • 14. What is appropriate dress for rock climbing ?
    During Rock Climbing, wear a comfortable clothes as you need to move your hands and legs freely so don’t wear tight jeans.
  • 15. Is it possible to alternate or change the day trips ?
    We customize the trip according to your preference but if you need to change plan during the trip, consult the guide.
  • 16. Are we sure to get room while rock climbing ?
    We contact the hotel owner for reservation of the room before rock climbing on a particular day as per your own personal desire.
  • 17. Are your guides reliable and certified ?
    All our guides are holding license from Nepal Tourism Board, Nepal Government. They are the most valuable assets of the company. Guides know the route like the back of their hand and use their expertise in ensuring your safety in the climbing.
  • 18. How can I charge my electronics during the trip ?
    You can charge your electronics in the hotel where you stay and spend your nights by paying minimum amount.
  • 19. Is there any communication while we are on this trip ?
    Yes, you will get telephone service which is available in the hotel you will be staying at. In case of emergency, you can also ask your guide for his/her help.
  • 20. Can I add extra days to my rock climbing trip ?
    If you need extra day, you will need to inform the guide in advance and the guide will let the company know. Adding a day to trip can result in many changes in other arrangements such as transportation, guide’s schedule, flight details, hotel bookings and all. So, we really do not recommend this to our clients unless there is an emergency case. But it is true that those changes could be made but it will cost extra. The best way to do it is to inform the agent company about it.
  • 21. What immunizations will I need ?
    Before coming to Nepal, make sure you are covered for diphtheria & TB, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus. Make sure you are in best shape to complete the rock climbing without any complication.
  • 22. How will my booking be processed ?
    To confirm your booking, a deposit of 15% of total trip amount is required if you are booking at least a year in advance before trip departure date. If booking is made between 100-364 days before the trip departure, you'll need to pay 20% to confirm the trip. If payment is made between 99-60 days, 25% of the total trip amount will need to be paid and if booked between 59-30 days, 50% of the total trip amount needs to be paid and finally, if you are booking 29 days prior to trip departure, then 100% payment should be made. The payments can be easily made by the bank transfer. The due balance is payable on arrival in Kathmandu with cash (preferably USD/EURO) or card on POS/credit card machine. Please note that non refundable fee is 10% or $200 whichever is greater.
  • 23. Can we use the credit card during the trip ?
    Yes, you can use the credit card during the trip. But make sure you withdraw few amount in case of emergency.
  • 24. Is Rock Climbing dangerous ?
    If you learn to climb the rock, then it is not a dangerous activity. You will be fully protected so you don’t need to worry about yourself. You just need to follow the instruction provided by the guides and enjoy your adventure.

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