Experience mixture of culture and nature in a day Nagarkot Changunarayan day hiking trip. This is the best option to escape from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu and to explore the country side at the same time. You will be amazed to see just how much the local villages along the trail remain unchanged and still exhibit their traditional countryside lifestyle even though they are so close to the city on your day hike in Kathmandu.
Nagarkot Sunrise tour with a short hike to Changunrayan Temple from Telkot village.
Nagarkot is well known for its charming hill station to see the sunrise which can be observed from the view tower situated on the hilltop at (2170m). Although from distance, Nagarkot also delivers awe-inspiring panoramas comprising eight ranges i.e. Annapurna range, Manaslu range, Ganesh Himal range, Langtang range, Number range, Mahalangur range, Jugal range, and Rolwaling range out of 15 Himalayas Ranges of Nepal. On top of that, outlooks of the entire Kathmandu Valley and Shivapuri National Park can also be observed from here.
We start with about one and half hour of early morning drive from your hotel to Nagarkot. The cold breeze greets you upon reaching the hilltop of Nagarkot. You can view the breathtaking sunrise view and spectacular view of snow-capped mountains. After breakfast, we begin a short morning hike to Changunarayan Town from Telkot for about 2:30 hours then explore the oldest Temple and drive back to Kathmandu. This day hike provides a glimpse of natural beauty next to the cultural and artistic allocate of Nepal.
Nagarkot Sunrise Day Tour can be the best day trip while you have a limited timeframe in Kathmandu. The best exploring season for Nagarkot is from September to December as well as August to May. However, the rainy and winter season also considered on clear days. The supper's easy and best vantage point to witness Mt. Everest near Kathmandu is Nagarkot, forever; good weather is required for a prosperous trip. We begin a short morning hike to Changunarayan Town from Telkot for about 2:30 hours then explore the oldest Temple and drive back to Kathmandu.
Nagarkot sunrise, short hike to changunaraya and Bhaktapur Exploration Tour
This day sunrise tour to Nagarkot will be more exceptional together with Bhaktapur Durbar square explorations, which are the most visited places of kathmandu valley. Nagarkot is popular for panoramic views and great outlooks of Himalayan ranges. On the other hands, Bhaktapur offers outstanding tradition, art, architecture, ancient civilization and so many more. Located in the Bhaktapur: the ancient city of fine arts; Bhaktapur Durbar Square is considered a museum of medieval art and architecture exhibiting a variety of exemplary sculptures, woodcarving, and colossal pagoda temples dedicated to various deities.
With a distinct assortment of wood and brick-made temples flaunting pagoda and Shikhar-style assembled on all sides of fifty-five window palace; the durbar square complex is one of the most appealing architectural landmarks of Kathmandu Valley. On top of that, the durbar complex is adorned with a statuette of King Bhupatindra Malla standing on the top of a single upright column of stone. The other primary highlights within the complex include Golden Gate, Lion's Gate, Mini Pashupatinath Temple, Vatsala Temple, Nyatapola Temple: the tallest temple in Nepal, and Bhairava Nath Temple. Then, drive back to Kathmandu.
Nagarkot Sunrise, Changunarayan and Bhaktapur Tour Cost will be US $.100
Highlights of Nagarkot Sunrise Tour
- Escape the high hills of Kathmandu Valley and discover the remote mountain retreat of Nagarkot
- Walk through dense foliage and colorful crops, with the eastern Himalayas as your constant backdrop
- Visit ancient temple of Changu Narayan, thought to be the oldest temple in Nepal
- Discover some of the best examples of stone, wood, and metal craft in the Kathmandu Valley
- Explore different ranges with beautiful mountain views
- Experience the spectacular natural landscape, country side, and terraced farmland