Rock climbing in Nepal- Best 5 Place for Rock Climbing in Nepal

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Rock Climbing in Nepal

Rock Climbing in Nepal offers some great outdoor and indoor rock climbing spots, depending upon how much time you want to spend and your skill-set. If you are a novice climber or first timer and just want to get first hands on experience, we suggest you head towards Thamel, which houses Astrek Climbing Wall, a quite popular spot among climbers of all stripes. You can try different bouldering walls and taller walls for couple of hours. If you lack climbing shoes and harness, you can rent it for 100 NRS (A little above one USD).

rock climbing in Nepal
Rock climbing in Nepal

We advice you to come with local climber if it’s you first time as that will immensely help you. If you have a day to spare in Kathmandu Valley and even if you lack basic climbing skills, our guides will be more than glad to provide you with basic training. Also, for advanced climbers, we can help you rent all the necessary gears and well seasoned guide for your ultimate adventure!

Rock Climbing in Kakani:

Rock climbing in Nepal offers one of the best place to have a experience of rock climbing in Nepal in  kakani which lies in 29 km northwest of Kathmandu on the road to Trisuli. From the hill-top, excellent views can be had of various mountains. Ganesh Himal, Himalchuli, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Gauri Shanker are the popular peaks. The Kakani rock climbing has 6 routes. The rock is only about 20 meters, but quite challenging. There is also an outdoor climbing wall in the Mountaineering park nearby. Tents are available with outdoor cooking and shower facilities. This retreat site must be reserved in advance.

Balaju Rock Climbing :

Balaju Rock Climbing Site is located in the base Nagarjuna and it takes 30 minutes by car and it is one of the nearest Climbing Site in Capital and there are more then 22 climbing routes and grade 4a to 7b+ overhang climbing also peoples who wants to train them self-there are many multi pitch 65m and single pitch 12m. However, tourists are currently not allowed to enter this site without a Nepali guide.

Rock Climbing In Nepal
Rock Climbing Balaju Nepal

Hattiban Rock Climbing :

Hattiban outdoor climbing is also one of best place to have a experience of rock climbing in Nepal which lies 26km far from Kathmandu City and it takes 1 hour by bus. It is just 20 minute walk from the Road and there are more than 10 climbing routes. The climbing grades start from 6a to 7a. The climbing period is recommended during winter season in daylight as the rock face is towards South, thus warm sunlight can be anticipated. Likewise, Spring is favorable too.

Bimal Nagar Rock Climbing Site :

Bimal Nagar climbing site is situated in the south west from Kathmandu which is on the Prithivi highway to Pokhara. It is 140 km from Kathmandu and takes around 5 hours on bus. If you are coming from Pokhara then it is 60 km. There are only few fixed route where you can go climbing. It is 55 meter natural rock climbing and four pitches and some single pitch and can be spotted after walking 5 minutes from road.


Price Details

Cost Includes

  • Professional climbing guide
  • Transportation
  • Lunch
  • Climbing Gears
  • Climbing permit fees

Cost Excludes

  • Personal clothing
  • Insurance
  • snacks

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Rock climbing in Nepal- Best 5 Place for Rock Climbing in Nepal

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