Nagarkot Hiking leads you to soft and moderate day adventure of more than couple of hours. So, you will be walking into nice rural villages which has traditional farming system that exists from a century ago.
The day hike to Nagarkot is truly a great and enjoyable walk on the foot hills of Central Himalaya. All age-groups and various interested people can join in to feel the fresh country air. So, this is an opportunity to escape for a day away from busy metropolitan city life.
Nagarkot Hiking leads you to north east of Kathmandu valley rim at the height of 2,100 m . This height is a famous view-point for stunning sunrise and sunset views over array of Himalayan peaks. Moreover, one can witness views as far from Manaslu-Ganesh-Langtang to Everest region in the far eastern horizon.
Summing up, a fabulous hike for a day leads you with short drive to walking point at Changunarayan Temple above Bhaktapur city. And then pass through nice cool forest of pines and rhododendron with climb for an hour to Nagarkot Hill top. The main visit purpose is to see sunrise, sunset, mountains and visit local areas.
Nearly all months of the year except the monsoon. That means wet months from mid June to mid September.
March to May is best time for clear views till afternoon to see views of mountains. Day will be pleasant with cooler morning and night time.
Another best time for hike to Namobuddha is October to December for clear views of peaks. Short sunlight days can be freezing cold in the morning and night time. But it depends upon the altitude and overnight stop.