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PRIVATE BREATHTAKING HIMALAYA TOUR – 7K

himalaya 7k
Escape the hustle-bustle of Kathmandu to discover the breathtaking view of the Himalayas as well as local villages, pine forests, beautiful lush hill, paddy fields and Kathmandu valley while enjoying the mountain fresh air.
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TOUR DETAILS

  • Tour Type

    private tour
  • Tour Distance

    7 km / 4.3 mi
  • Tour Duration

    3h
  • Level of Difficulty

    advanced
  • Tour pace

    individual
  • Tour days

    Mon - Sun
  • Start times

    6:00 AM
  • Tour Language

    English

TOUR DESCRIPTION

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Get ready for a 8 km run that will spoil all your senses – beautiful nature, stunning views of the Himalayas and mind blowing insights to Nepalese culture and religion.

We pick you up from the hotel and drive to Kharipati which is the starting point. This tour is a moderate running tour and the distance is 7 KM. You run gradually uphill from the starting point Kharipati.

Nagarkot is our main destination of this running tour, but the run there is unforgettable in itself. You will run through beautiful landscape, paddy fields in the months of June to September and also be treated to the sight of the ancient city of Bhaktapur. Runners experience old houses, local farming, temples and local bazaars. Further ahead they climb the mountains to get to Nagarkot a hill station which is at the elevation of 2195 meters.

We stop in between for refreshment. On the way you see villagers and their local lifestyle. Particularly the majority of the inhabitants are indigenous people of Nagarkot known as Tamang. We run through the villages and pine forests as we climb higher and you will feel the mountain fresh air. The view of the valley and mountains gets better as we climb higher and higher towards Nagarkot. Nagarkot is popular for a good Himalayan ranges of MT Everest,Annapurna,Langtang ,Ganesh Himal ranges, more snow capped mountains Kathmandu valley, forests, rivers and surrounding villages.

From Nagarkot we return to hotel by private transportation. The tour including transport takes about 6 hours as we drive away from the city for this special tour. The tour run itself lasts around 3 hours as runners climb uphill 7 KM and the elevation from starting point called Kharipati to End point Nagarkot increases by 700 meter. Kharipati the starting point is about 45 minutes drive from Kathmandu city center and returning from Nagarkot by private transportation takes about one and half hours. It is a tour that requires running on the trail and road.

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MORE TOUR INFO

  • Pick-up service:
    Pick-up service from your hotel/apartment or another meeting point is possible and will be checked by the tour provider individually.
    If your hotel/apartment should be too far away from the city centre or not close to the tour route, then we will meet you at our standard meeting point.

    Meeting details:
    The tour provider will get in contact with you to provide you with more detailed information after the tour was booked.
    Please, bring along your mobile phone in case we need to contact each other.

    • Private guide/tour
    • Individual pace
    • Digital photos
    • Tour route
    • Pick-up service
    • Transport
    • Water supply
  • WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
    In Kathmandu from November to February it is cold so fleece top and trouser is recommended. From April to October it is warm, we recommend to wear t shirts and shorts. A hat and sunscreen are also advised.
    We also advise to check weather forecasts prior to your running tour.

    IS THERE WATER ON THE TOUR?
    The bottled water is provided and drinking from public water sources is not advised.

    HOW FAST DO YOU RUN ON THE TOURS, DO I HAVE TO BE AN ELITE RUNNER TO PARTICIPATE?
    You set your own pace and we run as per your pace. If it is a group tour we run a pace of about 7 min/km to avoid any problems.

    IS IT POSSIBLE TO TAKE PICTURES ALONG THE WAY?
    Absolutely, we stop whenever you want wherever you want and glad to take pictures for you.

    DO YOU HAVE A HOTEL PICK-UP SERVICE?
    Yes, we provide pick – up service from hotels within Kathmandu valley for our guests and it is complementary. 

    HOW FAST DO WE RUN?
    The beauty about a running tour is that you spend most of the time looking around and exploring sights that pace doesn't really matter. We run at a leisurely pace that is comfortable for everyone.

    CAN I PAY CASH ON THE DAY?
    Unfortunately, we cannot accept cash for any bookings. All bookings must be made online.

  • If you need to cancel a booked service, it is mandatory to email Go! Running Tours by respondng on the booking confirmation email or via our contact form: Get in contact with us.

    You are entitled to cancel your booking up to 4 workdays before the booked tour date, free of charge. There will be in this case be a full refund of the tour and service fees.

    If you cancel a booking between 3 and 0 days before the booked tour date, or if you do not attend the tour, there will be no refund.

    If the tour provider is not able to accept the tour, or if the tour provider was not able to carry out the booked tour, Go! Running Tours guarantess a full refund of the tour and service fees.
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We recommend to book your running tour minimum 2-3 days before your preferred tour date. Especially during the different high seasons, when many guests like to join our runs.
That will give the guide/city manager enough time to arrange together with you the last tour details like the meeting point, start time and to organize a personal tour guide for your unique and fun running experience.
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  • 1. Click on "Book Now"
  • 2. Select date/start time, # of runners
  • 3. Fill in personal data plus additional info

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  • 6. Pay with your credit card
  • NOTE: Cash payment is not possible!

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  • 7. Check your email inbox for pre-confirmation
  • 8. Tour guides reach out to you within 24h
  • 9. Guides will arrange tour details with you
  • 10. Tour is confirmed and set

guarantee GUARANTEE

  • We guarantee your money until you have done the tour! In case of that the tour can't be arranged or any other not self-inflicted circumstance, we will provide a full refund within 24h.

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