A day trip to Nagarkot - for sunrise, mountain view, and Hiking : Nagarkot is small village located outside the rim of Kathmandu valley. Nagarkot is famous for the scenic view of the Himalayas, sunrise, and sunset. On a clear day, Nagarkot provides excellent mountain Panorama and it is a…

Highlights

  • A scenic drive to Hill station to see the sunrise, mountain Panorama including Everest in a clear day.
    Can join Easy and enjoyable hike through forest.
  • Visit to UNESCO heritage site Changu Narayan Temple
  • Stunning view of the Himalayan mountains Langtang range.
  • View of rice fields and scenic landscapes
  • Only 32 Km from Kathmandu
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Duration 1 Days
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Price From $87
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Time 6 - 7 Hrs
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Group Size 1 - 14 Pax
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Altitude 2175 m
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Difficulty Level Easy
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A day trip to Nagarkot – for sunrise, mountain view, and Hiking :
Nagarkot is small village located outside the rim of Kathmandu valley. Nagarkot is famous for the scenic view of the Himalayas, sunrise, and sunset.
On a clear day, Nagarkot provides excellent mountain Panorama and it is a popular place to view the sunrise. On a day trip to Nagarkot will experience, a typical village lifestyle in the hills of Nepal surrounded by the mighty Himalayas including Everest range in a clear day. The picturesque village of Nagarkot at an elevation of 2195 meters is located on a hilltop.
About an hour drive from Kathmandu, Nagarkot is just 32 km away. As we leave the busy city life of Kathmandu valley we can immediately see the difference in the landscape on entering the foothills of Nagarkot with fresh air. The drive to Nagarkot is enjoyable as the climb up the hill is a gradual incline. Once at the top, enjoy the view of some of the tallest mountains in the world.
You have the option of a day hiking towards Dhulikhel or Changu Narayan – 4 to 5 hours to see village life, rice terrace, and Jungle. Early morning trip to Nagarkot to see the sunrise over Himalaya and a day hiking after breakfast is popular activities people choose from Kathamndu.

Detailed Itinerary

day 1

Nagarkot Sunrise Trip

Nagarkot day trek is perfect for people who do not wish to go on multi day high altitude trek and yet would like to enjoy the view of the mighty Himalayas including Mt Everest . Right after breakfast we leave for Sankhu which is about an hour and half drive from Kathmandu. We commence our trek from Sankhu to Nagarkot. The trail goes through dense vegetation are home to diverse flora often covered with colourful blossoming flowers. On gaining elevation the view to the Himalayas opens up as the slight of snow capped mountains will be clearly visible. En route we stop for lunch at a local restaurant. After sufficient rest we continue to trek further admiring the beautiful landscape and keeping a watchful eye for birds, deer or monkeys in the forest. On reaching Nagarkot, we stop at a view point to witness an incredible view of snow capped Himalayan mountain. From Nagarkot 8 of the Himalayan mountain rages can be seen. As the sunset in Himalayas turning the peak to golden orange we start to trek back. On reach sankhu we drive back to the hotel.

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Altitude 2175m
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Time 7 Hrs
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Distance 10 Km

Cost Includes

  • All ground transportations as per itinerary
    (pick up from your hotel and take you back to the hotel after a day trip)
  • The government trained guide.
  • All Government Taxes
  • Permit Fee

Cost Excludes

  • Any Meals
  • All personal expenses such as bar bills, beverage, snacks etc.
  • Personal clothing and gears
  • Tips to guides and porters
  • Cost raised by cancelations, landslides, weather, political unrest, illness, which are not within our control

Departures

Available Dates

As the one day tours depart on a daily basis, it can be arranged as per your need. If you are interested to travel, you can communicate with us.

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2019-04-122019-04-12$87AvailabilityBook Now

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Trip Info

Before you head out, make sure to check the weather reports and if needed, carry an umbrella or a sunscreen.
As the hike requires a lot of walking, be sure to wear comfortable and strong shoes.
Carry a mineral water bottle with you and some medicines like paracetamol, and aspirin.
You might need to make some expense, so carry small bills.
Do not take photos on places where it is restricted.
Don’t unnecessarily talk with the locals there as some people do not like their privacy being disturbed.
Don’t throw rubbish in the hiking premises and don’t pat the street dogs as some of them might be aggressive.
Please be polite with the locals residing and respect their culture and traditions.
Carry some light snacks with you which includes fruits and biscuits.

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