We take you to the beautiful Nagarjun Forest for a full day of climbing at this diverse rock face.
This day trip is perfect for first-time climbers all the way up to expert – routes are varying levels of difficulty, chimney climbs, and bouldering. For more experience climbers, ask us about other guided rock climbing Nepal trips.
If you have a day to spend near Kathmandu, why not try rock climbing in the climbing capital of the world! This is not Everest, but you will spend the day in one of the countries most beautiful forest and spend some time on the crags where the Nepal Army trains. These routes start at 5.7 and go up to 5.11. They feature over-hangs, a multi-pitch area, and boulders. Even if you are not a great climber, there’s something fun for everyone here.
You will hike from the road near Balaju about 2 kilometers back into the forest before we ascend the trail to this crag. Look for exotic birds and animals along the way. Feel the energy of this ancient forest. While just a few miles from the bustling city of Kathmandu, this forest is a tranquil escape from the noisy streets of Nepal’s capital.
Rock Climbing must be booked at least 48 hours in advance for our daily climbing trip. We climb in a National Forest park with beautiful views and relaxing picnic spots, but it means we must also get a permit for each climber. So, sign up online or in person at our office for this day of rock climbing near Kathmandu.
Price includes: transportation, equipment, lunch and guide.
Departs: At 9am (or custom departure time) from Kathmandu Guesthouse Gate in Thamel.
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.
Hardcore Nepal is Nepal’s Original Rock Climbing Company and the only company recommended in Lonely Planet for Caving and Canyoning near Bandipur and Mugling. So if you are going to Pokhara, Chitwan or on the Trisuli rafting… ask us about a side trip to one of our other rock climbing and canyoning locations.
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