Kakani, a hill station located about 24 kilometers northwest from Kathmandu can take you away from the hustle bustle of Kathmandu and rejuvenate those who wish to have short excursion. The nearest destination from Kathmandu with spectacular scenery offers smart choice for a day hiking.
While on the way to Kakani, hikers enjoy the magnificent views of wild rhododendrons growing on the mountain slopes during late winter, mountain scenery, oak and pine forest. Above all, the hiking spot is famous for the sights of the mountain landscapes around the capital, including the views of the majestic peaks stretching from Ganesh Himal to the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.
Further, Kakani is well known for cycling and biking. It is also one of the most hot spot for picnic for the valley’s huge crowd. Famous for trout and strawberry farming, Kakani welcomes the visitors to International Mountaineers Memorial Park on its southern side too.
Kakani moreover, either for short hikers or bikers or cyclers garlands the experiences of better views of sunrise and sunset. The nature’s perfect choice gives a short escort from the maddening crowd of Kathmandu, an emerging jungle of concrete.