Hiking is a beautiful way to immerse yourself in the outdoors. Transported by your own two feet and carrying only what you need for the day on your back, you can discover the beauty of nature at whatever pace you’re comfortable with. And, with a little planning and preparation, it’s an activity that almost anyone can do.
The Terraces Resort is surrounded by dense forests where you can see different flora and fauna. While you’re here in the resort, hiking is one of the must-do recreational activities to experience nature at its best.
We have multiple hiking routes, best customized with your preference.
Ghyampe Danda, which is named after big soil pot (Ghyampo) is a recently explored tourism hub. This beautiful green hill is just 5.6 Km from The Terraces Resort. It lies at an altitude of 2000m from sea level which offers famous shrines and temples, natural habitat of different flora and fauna, panoramic views of Kathmandu valley and various himalayan ranges. The Government of Nepal recognized Ghyampe Danda and its periphery for historical, cultural and natural significance recently, so the GoN and other concerned stakeholders are also planning to make a zoological garden in its extended forest. Rope cycling, Zip flying, Hiking, jungle safari and many more adventurous attractions are also consolidated in the plan.
Pilot Baba is a revered Indian spiritual guru who had been Wing Commander Kapil Singh, a pilot in the Indian Air Force. Pilot Baba's Ashram is situated on a lovely hill with panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley at Ghyampe Dada.
Want to spend a full day in a peaceful village with beautiful mountain views? Then, you need to try the Ranikot Village Hiking. The village is approx. 6km from The Terraces Resort. You can get a view of the snow-capped Himalayas in the north and the Kathmandu river. Upon arriving in Ranikot, you’ll be faced with farming fields, forests, and temples. The village is a far cry from the bustling city.
Ranikot Hiking not only give you the chance to experience a walk in the jungle and a view of the Kathmandu valley, but it will also allows you to experience life as a local villager. You can also join the same family in picking fruits and vegetables. Although, this highly depends on what season you visit Ranikot.
While you’re in the village, you might also want to visit the old Kathmandu city, the Panauti. The hike will not be without great sceneries. Experience these and more in a one-day tour to Ranikot. This trip is unmatched when it comes to giving a real village hiking experience. And you don’t have to go far away from the resort!
Manedoban trout farm is about 6.5 km from The Terraces which takes you to the small villages of trout land. People from Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Panauti, and Dhulikhel come over to have the trout delicacy of Manedoban. The main fun part about hiking to Manedoban trout farm is fishing. You can catch your own trout and place it for packing or eat it for lunch while on the trail.
The trail is surrounded by natural habitats and disperse settlement of Tamang people. Phulchowki temple can also be explored on the trail to Manedoban.