Situated at a height of 2100m/7500ft. above sea level, and a distance of 80km/ 50 miles. Daman Hiking is one of the popular hiking destinations in Nepal. Daman is known for its vantage location in viewing the Himalayan peaks such as Mt. Everest, Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Dorjelakpa, Gaurishankar, Cho yu, etc. There is a view tower from where one can have a panoramic view of 300 miles of the Himalayan range.
Trip Name: Daman Day Hike
Duration: 1 day
Max. Altitude: 2100m
Group size: Any
Trip type: Hiking
Best Season: all around the year
- Witness the majestic view of Mt. Everest along with the Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh, Langtang, Gaurisankhar, etc.
- Witness the 360-degree Himalayan views through a telescope in the view tower.
- Visit a religious site which is the Rishishwar Mahadev temple, Sim Bhanjyang.
- Explore Tibetan Monasteries
- Visit Indro Sarobar Lake
- Witness the typical village life of Nepal
Daman is a village in Makwanpur district surrounded by natural splendor where one can explore the typical Nepalese village life. Daman is situated 80 km south-west of Kathmandu at an elevation of 2322m. It is a village in between Kathmandu and the town of Birgunj. Daman is a naturalistic place where one can witness stunning landscapes. It is eventually an ideal destination for those who want to experience the real nature of nature. In the winter season, one can experience the snowfall. The snowfall in the typical village with an amazing nature is worth observing. On the other hand, Daman is surrounded by tropical forests and untouched by modernization. Likewise, the hiking activities are excellent in Daman where you will get to witness the best of nature in Nepal
A day hike to Daman is a wonderful opportunity to witness the panorama of the Himalayan, wilderness of the natural vegetation as well as the typical culture and tradition of the people living over here. Similarly, a day hike to Daman lets you explore several religious sites and monasteries on the way. Besides, a hill station in Daman is a fantastic place that offers you a stunning view of Mt. Everest along with the Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh, Langtang, Gaurisankhar, etc. The view tower on Daman presents the stunning view of 300 miles Himalayan range. Likewise, there is a telescope in the view tower of Daman from where visitors can witness the 360-degree Himalayan views. Furthermore, Daman village is the nearest snowfall place in Kathmandu and popular for the sunrise and sunset view.
A day hike to Daman starts with an hour hike to view tower from where one can have a magnificent view of the Nepalese Himalayas such as Mt. Everest along with the Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh, Langtang, Gaurisankhar, etc. Similarly, there is a telescope from where one can have a close 360 view of the Himalayan range and the natural landscapes. After spending some time at the view tower, we will get ready for a hike at the Tibetian monastery which is probably 3km away from the village. After walking for about an hour, we will reach the Tibetan monastery. Explore around there and hike back to visit another religious site which is the Rishishwar Mahadev temple, Sim Bhanjyang. Later, we will hike to another temple. At last, we will end our hike with a visit to Indra Sarobar Lake.
Best Season for Daman Hiking
The hike to Daman is comfortable all around the year. Being in a moderate climate, Daman is a suitable place for every traveler.
October to February
This is the winter month in Daman and the temperature ranges between 32 degrees Celsius and 10 degrees Celsius. Winter is the coldest season compared to any other season. The season is the peak season for hiking and visiting because of the snowfall. You can enjoy snowfall in the winter season. Besides, the view is stunning in winter.
March to May
March to May is the summer season in Daman where March can be a little pleasant mostly in the evening. The evening environment in Daman is wonderful. Besides, you can view the sunrise and sunset view clearly during those months. This season is popular for adventure and water sports. Therefore, this season is another leak season for the short time in Daman.
June to September
June to September is the monsoon season in Daman, where the rainfall can be quite heavy. But after the rain, the view is mesmerizing with beautiful and fresh views of the Himalayas and the landscapes. Similarly, this is a season when Daman celebrates its major festival Nariyal Purnima. You can get a glimpse of the culture of the people living in Daman. Therefore, this is another suitable season for a hike in Daman.
Is Daman Hiking suitable for you?
A day hike to Daman is relatively short and an easier hike compared to any other intense hike. The hike is a comfortable one with a mesmerizing view of the snow-capped peaks. Similarly, the hike lets you explore several religious and cultural sites in Daman. You can learn about the typical Nepalese village life during this hike. Besides, this can be done by any age group of people and you do not need any kind of extreme preparation for this trek. Therefore, trekkers with moderate fitness levels can complete this trek.
- Early morning after breakfast, our representative will pick you up for the hotel you are staying in. Get ready for the full-day exploration in Daman. Start your hike to the view tower.
- The hike to the view tower is about 45 minutes but may take around an hour including the stops. At the view tower, there is a telescope from where one can have a close 360 view of the Himalayan range. The view is amazing even without the telescope as well. You will see amazing landscapes, you will witness the majestic view of Mt. Everest along with the Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh, Langtang, Gaurisankhar, etc.
- After spending some time exploring nature, we will get ready for a hike at the Tibetian monastery which is probably 3km away from the village. After walking for about an hour, we will reach the Tibetan monastery. Explore around there and hike back to visit another religious site.
- Then we will hike to another temple which is the Rishishwar Mahadev temple, Sim Bhanjyang,
- At last, we will end our hike with a visit to Indra Sarobar Lake.
- Back to the hotel
Includes and Excludes
- Private transport with departs
- Pick up and drop off to the desired location
- Gasoline and car parking
- All government taxes
- Tourist guide
- Lunch and dinner
- Personal expenses such as phone bills and additional shopping
- Any alcoholic beverages as well as soft drink
- Tips and gratitude for the drivers
Note: This is a convenient hike that lets you explore the typical village life in Nepal. This hike can be done during your stay on Daman. If you want to add an extra journey to your Daman tour, then this short and easy hike is most for you. You will witness the majestic snow-called leaks along with the culture and tradition of people living in Daman.