Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hiking from Kathmandu

Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hiking from Kathmandu

  • Trip Start

    Kathmandu

  • Trip End

    Kathmandu

  • Group Size

    Min 01 Pax

  • Transportation

    Private Vehicle

  • Max Altitute

    2175m

  • Accomadation

    Ask for Reservation

  • Best Season

    Throughout the Year

  • Easy level

    Trip Grade

    Easy
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Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hiking from Kathmandu is one of the most popular trip. Discover Nepal scenery and culture trip with easy hike that includes early morning sunrise view from Nagarkot. Incredible fabulous sunrise over the mighty Himalayas, wonderful down hill hike to Changunarayn, Visit UNESCO Heritage site Changu Narayan and Bhaktapur Durbar Square.

The day trips begins when it is still dark around 04:300 AM, depends upon the season as a private vehicle with driver and guide will be there to pick up and transfer. You will make the way toward Nagarkot Hill which is about 42 Km (2 Hours Drive) to watch the sunrise over the mighty Himalayan Mountain range including Mount Everest, Manaslu, Annapurna, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, and many others. Nagarkot Hill (2175m) is a popular tourist hill situated east of the Kathmandu Valley. You will find numbers of tourists who visit only for the best sunrise views and the mountain views.

Enjoy the hearty breakfast after a sunrise view at one of the finest restaurants at Nagarkot. Then guide will lead you towards the Changu Narayan trail. It is around 3 to 4 Hours easy hike that follows Brahmin, Tamang, and Newari villages. You will hike easy downhill through the local village, terraced farms on hillsides that overlook Kathmandu Valley. You may encounter local culture and lifestyle. We take the graveled road and local trail that lead to Changunarayan temple, one of the oldest temples in the valley.

On the Lunch you will also get opportunity to experience Newari food in Changu Narayan. The return trip to Kathmandu also includes visit to marvelous Bhakatapur Durbar Square for Sightseeing. Explore 55 window palace, Taleju temple, Royal bath, Bhaktapur museum, pottery square, Nyatapole temple, Dattratraya temple and many more. It is rich in cultures, temples, arts and crafts. Afterward, Drive back to Kathmandu. These trip is possible throughout the year while you are in Kathmandu but October and November in Autumn and March and April in Spring is considered as the best season.

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Highlights of Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hiking from Kathmandu

  • UNESCO Changu Narayan, oldest traditional Hindu Temple
  • View the Himalayas in first light of day from Nagarkot
  • A sunrise Nagarkot trip with Changu Narayan hike
  • Includes hotel pickup and dropoff in Kathmandu
  • One of the easy Hiking Around Kathmandu Valley
  • World Heritage sites visit, Changunarayan and Bhaktapur
  • Enjoy panoramic views over the Himalayas, followed by a gentle guided hike
  • Admire some of the country’s best views of the Himalayas

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DAY 01:

Early Morning Drive to Nagarkot, Hike to Chagunarayan Temple and Drive Back

Accommodation: N/A - Ask for Reservation

Include Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Today Early Morning around 04:30 AM, you will be picked up by our representative from your Hotel and drive to Nagarkot. Departing in the City while the sky is still dark, Our private vehicle takes around 2 hour (42 km) to reach Nagarkot Hill. Upon arrival, you will get chance to watch the sunrise over the mighty Himalayan Mountain range including Mount Everest, Manaslu, Annapurna, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, and many others. After sunrise view, we will stop at a restaurant in Nagarkot for Breakfast, then begin our trail towards Changu Narayan. It is around 3 to 4 Hours easy hike that follows Brahmin, Tamang, and Newari villages. You will hike easy downhill through the local village, terraced farms on hillsides that overlook Kathmandu Valley. You may encounter local culture and lifstyle. Visit Chagunarayan Temple, oldest traditional Hindu Temple. It is believed that this temple is the oldest temple of Nepal, built in about 400 AD. Have the option to try Newari dishes at small restaurants for an authentic local experience. After Lunch, You will drive to marvelous Bhakatapur Durbar Square for Sightseeing. Explore 55 window palace, Taleju temple, Royal bath, Bhaktapur museum, pottery square, Nyatapole temple, Dattratraya temple and many more. While you are at Bhaktapur, you can also try the famous curd named Juju Dhau. Afterward, Drive back to Kathmandu.

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What’s Included

Price Includes

  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel
  • All private transportation as per itinerary
  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • Breakfast and lunch during the trip
  • Changunarayan and Bhaktapur Entrance Fee
  • All Government and local taxes
  • Mineral water for drinking

What's Not Included

  • All personal expenses
  • Accommodation and dinner in kathmandu
  • Travel insurance
  • Tipping and donation (Tipping is expected)

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Accomodation

At Aspiration Adventure we believe accommodation is the major factor that enhance the overall travel experience. In these trip no accommodation is features in Kathmandu. Upon your request we can book the hotel of your choices. Please let us know if you have plan ranging from 3 Star to 5 Star Luxury Hotel. According to your interests, the itinerary can be customized.

Frequently asked questions about this trip

We are not interested for 4 Hours Walking? What is option available?

If you are not interested for 4 Hours hike to Changu Narayan, you have option to enjoy Nagarkot Sunrise View and Sightseeing in Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Changunarayan Temple by Private transfer. Afterward, Drive back to Kathmandu.

What if I am not interested to include Bhaktapur Sightseeing?

Yes, We are flexible to include and exclude Bhaktapur Durbar Square Sightseeing. If you are willing to exclude we will reduce the cost from above.