KakaniApprox. Time: 5 hours
Activity Level: Easiest

Kakani overlooks the northwestern Himalayan ranges against the vastness of the blue sky. 1982m. above sea-level, it is located 29 kilometers northwest of the Kathmandu city, and is famous for the magnificent view of the Valley. The fabulous holiday area of Kakani features attractions ranging from beautiful alpine scenery to the magnificent Himalayan panorama particularly of the Ganesh Kakani are Gaurishanker (7,1234m), Choba Bhamre (6,016m), Manaslu (8,463m ), Himalchuli (7,893m), Annapurna (8,091 m) and several other peaks. One should not also miss the majestic view of sunset that Kakani offers.

A trip to Kakani along the beautiful mountain highway, Trishuli Road, is scenically rewarding with green forest and mountain cultivation on the other. The road to Kakani begins at Thamel and terminates at Kaule from where the road Kakani bifurcates. The vehicles can go right up to the top of Kakani.

Courtesy of the India Tourism Board