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    Nagarkot Hiking

    Nagarkot Hiking

    • Destination
    • Durations
      1 days
    • Trip Difficulty
    • Activities
    • Vehicle
      Private Transport
    • Max. People
    • Areas of Walk
      Kathmandu Valley Rim on eastern Hills.
    • Mode of transport
      Short drives both ways.

    Nagarkot Hiking 1 days

    Nagarkot Hiking leads you to a soft and moderate day adventure of more than a few hours. So, you will be walking into nice rural villages with a traditional farming system that has existed for a century.

    The day hike to Nagarkot is a great and enjoyable walk on the foothills of the Central Himalayas. 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 the northeast of the Kathmandu Valley rim at the height of 2,100 m. This height is a famous viewpoint for stunning sunrise and sunset views over an array of Himalayan peaks. Moreover, one can witness views as far from Manaslu-Ganesh-Langtang to the Everest region on the far eastern horizon.

    Summing up, a fabulous hike for a day leads you with a short drive to the walking point at Changunarayan Temple above Bhaktapur City. And then pass through a nice cool forest of pines and rhododendron with a climb for an hour to Nagarkot Hilltop. The main visit purpose is to see sunrise, sunset, and mountains and visit local areas.

    Best Seasons:

    Nearly all months of the year except the monsoon. That means wet months from mid-June to mid-September.

    March to May is the best time for clear views till the afternoon to see views of mountains. The day will be pleasant with cooler morning and nighttime.

    Another best time for a hike to Namobuddha is October to December for clear views of peaks. Short sunlight days can be cold in the morning and night time. But it depends upon the altitude and overnight stop.

    • Day01

      Morning drive past Bhaktapur city to reach at Changunarayan Temple premises. And hike to Nagarkot 2,100 m with an hour drive and 3-4 hrs walks.

      Starting early morning after a hearty breakfast where our guide picks you for short ride of an hour to reach at Changunarayan temple premises and its old medvial type village.

      As drive leads past Kathmandu city head towards east to reach the outskirt of Bhaktapur city.  And then continue journey on winding uphill road to reach a quaint sleepy village of Changunarayan. It is a place with ancient temple dedicated lord Vishnu (one of the main three gods of Hindu religion).

      Explore the village of Newar people with fascinating rural farm life. You will get time to visit the temple and its nice courtyard believed as one of the oldest monuments of Nepal. Moreover, witness the temple of pagoda style, a masterpiece of architecture.

      From here start walking past farm fields and villages encountering more hill tribes people. So, you will find Tamang  people with traditional farm life on reaching at Telkot, after walking through cool woodland of tall pines and rhododendron trees.

      Now, it’s time for steep climb for an hour from Telkot passing a small nice temple area of Lord Shiva. And then on gradual uphill through farm villages to reach famous hill town at Nagarkot after an exciting walk of the day.

      At Nagarkot, enjoy its beautiful surrounding of alpine woodland with dramatic landscapes and snow-capped mountain views.  If you want to stay for overnight at Nagarkot to observe striking sunrise over Himalayan peaks  you can do. For this you have to manage accomodation for that yourself because this is only one day service from our side. If not drive back to Kathmandu, after enjoying a lovely Nagarkot Hiking for a day.

      To see sunrise from Nagarkot you may rather choose Nagarkot sunrise Day tour which is the main purpose.

    Cost Details

    What's Included in Nagarkot Hiking

    • Kathmandu to Chagunarayan (Hiking starting point) by private vehicle.
    • Nagarkot to Kathmandu by private vehicle.
    • A professional hiking guide with is salary and his all expenses.

    What's Excluded in Nagarkot Hiking

    • Entry fee in Chagunarayan temple and Nagarkot, If require.
    • All your personal expenses.
    • Lunch
    • All kind of drinks.

    Departure Dates & Price

    • Start Date7th Oct 2023
      End Date7th Oct 2023
      USD 90Per person
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    • Start Date11th Oct 2023
      End Date11th Oct 2023
      USD 90Per person
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    • Start Date16th Oct 2023
      End Date16th Oct 2023
      USD 90Per person
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    • Start Date21st Oct 2023
      End Date21st Oct 2023
      USD 90Per person
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    • Start Date26th Oct 2023
      End Date26th Oct 2023
      USD 90Per person
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    • Start Date2nd Nov 2023
      End Date2nd Nov 2023
      USD 90Per person
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