Rocking climbing is a challenging outdoor sport popular among tourist and young generation in Nepal. The activity offers a great way to escape the crowd . As Nepal is a mountainous region and city , Kathmandu itself which is a valley completely surrounded by big hills and rocks offers great climbing sites.
Just a word, you should be aware that Rock Climbing is a serious sport where the participant should be physically and mentally strong. If you know your limits please choose according to them and be sincerely prepared before trying out.
Nagarjun Forest Reserve Site
The Nagarjun forest is located about 3 – 4 km northwest of Kathmandu. So, reaching the place will be a short drive. This place offers all kind of climbing experience from beginners to experts. It’s just the way people want it. This place is also good for bird enthusiasts as over all 318 species of birds reside in this place.
Hattiban is situated in the southern side of Kathmadu, an hour drive from Thamel. This place is not for light-hearted because it is a climbing site only for experts and skilled climbers but the more challenging it is more intense is the fun. It is worth the time if you’re up for it.
Bimal Nagar Site
This site is located outside of the valley in the route of Kathmandu – Pokhara highway. It takes about 5 hrs in bus to reach this place. The trip gives you the chance to look some amazing view of Mt. Manasalu and the Marsyandhi River. So, the way to the top is quite a goal. This place is suitable for intermediate and experts only.
How to Prepare for Your Rock Climbing Trip:
- wear flexible but fitting clothes (loose t-shirts, jackets can get caught in ropes and carabiners)
- long hair should be pulled back in ponytail close to head
- do not wear rings or bracelets
- wear sport shoes/hiking shoes for walk to crag (we provide climbing shoes sizes 35-45)
Popular Trip for Volunteers, Trekkers, and Families
Our Daily Rock Climbing Trip is a hit with Nepal Volunteers, Trekkers, and families or school groups. It’s best for those who have a day to spare and want something to do in Kathmandu. No previous rock climbing experience is necessary; our guides will help you learn some basic climbing techniques and be there to belay and lead climb your routes. If you are an experienced climber, Nagarjun has some challenging routes graded 5.10 to 5.11 that you will enjoy.
Tour Starts: 09am
Ends at: 4pm
Trip Duration: 6 hours
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