picnic spot

Kakani

Kakani, one of the most famous picnic spot located in the northwest of Kathmandu is just 23 km away. Despite being near to the capital city Kathmandu, Kakani, however, is isolated. This less-crowded pristine destination is the best place to enjoy your picnic. 

The popular destination Kakani stands at an elevation of 1982 meters. This pristine destination propounds the magnificent views of the mighty Himalayas including the Ganesh Himal, Langtang, and the Annapurna.

Similarly, this small hill station also provides the alluring views of beautiful oak and rhododendron forest in the south.

Surrounded by the beauty of natural magnificence, Kakani surely makes your picnic memorable. 

Kakani Mountain View Picnic Park or Kakani Picnic Park is the name of its picnic spot. Furthermore, this picnic spot is open throughout the year. However, to enjoy the best scenic beauty, it is better to arrange your picnic from September to December or March to June.

Besides the best picnic spot, Kakani is also famous for trout and strawberry so please do try that.

In addition, during your picnic at Kakani, you can also visit the International Mountaineers Memorial Park. The park is located on the southern side of Kakani.

How to Get Kakani

You can get the bus from Macchapokhari, Balaju. It takes around one and a half hours to reach Kakani from Macchapokhari. The one and a half hours ride offers you the beautiful green hills and small hamlets on the way towards the Kakani.