About 20 kilometers northwest of Kathmandu is located a Kakani. Kakani is recognized as a tourist and hiking place mostly visited among the sites nearby Kathmandu valley. On the top of Trishuli Bazar, situated in Nuwakot district, is beautified by the village named Kakani with its magnificent viewpoint. This place offers you the outstanding view of Ganesh Himal as well as the Himalayan range of central and western region. The height of 2073 meter from the sea level lets you experience the breezing air along with glow sun sitting on the hill of this naturally ordained place. The rustic setting as well as the panoramic view of the surrounding villages and places enthralls you more often. The fame of Kakani is based on its possession of natural beauty and pastoral setting nearby Kathmandu Valley. You would definitely enjoy the view of Trishuli River which travels all the way down to merge with Marshyangdi River.
In addition to its popularity as a retreat place, it has been signified by the establishment of Gorkha welfare on the top of the hill. Moreover, the value of visit gets worth when you pay the visit of The International Mountaineers Memorial Park in the commemoration of 113 passengers who demised in the Thai Airlines crash in the year 1992 AD. Furthermore, the surrounding atmosphere has been prettified by bringing you an opportunity to enjoy the view staying in the hotels and something to eat in the restaurants.
The way of travelling to Kakani from Kathmandu are many. You may follow the route of hiking to explore the beauty of the nature and places which intersects on the way. You may also ride on a bicycle for an adventures tours. Excluding these previous options, booking the van or taxi may be the next option. If all these alternates are reluctant to you. You have got the choice of getting on the micro from Machhapokhari Chwok or Balaju bypass which takes you to Trishuli bazar. When you reach to Trishuli bazar, Kakani is the place of instant reach.