Rock Climbing in Nepal

Rock Climbing is a recent addition to Nepal’s adventure activity list, which has put us on the world rock climbing list of places to visit. Though it’s a new development in the tourist industry, actually it is not new to Nepal; the sport has been around since the time of the first mountaineers’ way back in the early 1950s, but what is new in our context is evolution as a separate sport.” Being the latest adventure, for the promotion of rock climbing.

Rock climbing spots are situated to the north and northwest of the valley. Kathmandu has a roster of stone walls which creates a chance for you to practice and hone your skills before taking on the real thing. Nagarjun, Balaju, Shivapuri and Budhanilakantha are the best places around Kathmandu where you can climb the rock faces.

 Nagarjun Forest Reserve 

The climbing site has wide range of routes and is best place for beginners, intermediate and professional climbers. Nagarjun is located 3 Km North West of Kathmandu Valley. The drive time to reach the Nagarjung Forest Reserve is 30 minutes from Thamel. To reach the climbing spot, we will have to hike 30 minutes from the entrance gate. Nagarjun Forest Reserve is guarded by army. Check out time is 5 O’ Clock. We can arrange rock climbing program with mountain bike cycling.

 One day Rock Climbing Schedule

 Departure time from your hotel 09:30 a.m

Nagarjun 10:00 a.m

Hiking (30-45 mins)

Rock climbing spot 11:00 a.m

Lunch 01:30 p.m.

Departure from Nagarjun 04:30 p.m.


 Hattiban rock climbing site is located on a way to holy temple “Dhaskinkali”. The climbing site is for professionals where they can enjoy top level grades climbing. Drive time is 1 hrs from Thamel, Kathmandu and you will have to take a hike for about 30 minutes to reach the spot.

One day Rock Climbing Schedule

 Departure time from hotel 09:30 a.m.

Hattiban 10:30 a.m.

Hiking (30-45 mins)

Rock climbing spot 11:00 a.m.

Lunch 01:30 p.m.

Departure from Hattiban 04:30 p.m.  

Other Climbing Packages

We can customize our package according to your needs. We can add cycling, tented camp and hiking with rock climbing event.

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Rock Climbing in Nepal