Kakani is 28 km form Kathmandu and one of the few beautiful hill stations. Because of the easy excess, Kakani hill has a popular destination for short tour or hiking, cycling and picnic. Western central Himalayan ranges are visible from here. You can also enjoy the beautiful scene of Kathmandu valley standing at an altitude of 2030m (6060 ft). Besides this, it's also worth visiting the Thai Airways Memorial Park commonly known as Peaceful Park, built in the memory of the 113 death passengers of the Crash of Thai Airways in 1992. There is another park named International Mountaineers Memorial Park established in the honour of the mountaineers who lost their lives during their expeditions. There are several hotels and Restaurants where you can enjoy Nepali cuisines. You can either drive directly to Kakani or alternatively hike form the half of the way through the separate hiking trail.