Nagarkot Changunarayan Hiking is a perfect day for hiking near Kathmandu. Nagarkot-Changunarayn Day Hike offers us a spectacular mountain panorama, experience lush forest, typical country life, and pure wilderness. If you are looking for a day hike near Kathmandu valley to escape this hustle and bustle, this day hike is a rewarding choice.
Nagarkot Changunarayan Hiking starts from the fascinating hill point of Nagarkot at over 2100m after a 1.30 hr drive from Kathmandu. Nagarkot offers one of the best sunrise views along the panoramic Himalayas. Your guide will receive you from the hotel early in the morning (4:45 AM) and we begin our drive to Nagarkot. Nagarkot is famous for the sunrise view (this package cover breakfast in Nagarkot) so it will be better if you reach there as earlier as possible. If you don’t want the sunrise view you can start the trip at 8:00 AM. It will take 45 minutes to reach Nagarkot from Kathmandu as it is 30 KM away from the city (Thamel). On a fair-weather day, you can see the sun's rays hit on the Himalayas including Mt. Everest, Langtang range, and other alluring mountain summits. After we celebrate the incredible sunrise and mountain view from view Tower, we walk or drive back to the restaurant for breakfast. After breakfast, we will be jaunting around for a few hours and the hiking starts at 8:30 AM. The serenity of the atmosphere, cool breeze, and mountain panorama will fascinate every kind of traveler in Nagarkot. Every step of your walk becomes so important for you because you really begin to love the incredible natural blessings. Spending one or two nights in Nagarkot will be the best option to escape the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu.
Major Highlights of Nagarkot Sunrise View and Bhaktapur from Kathmandu
Nagarkot (The best sunrise hill station near Kathmandu)
Nagarkot is a fantastic place to get away from the daily grind and unwind in a genuinely gorgeous setting. It is only 32 kilometers from the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu. Every year many tourists visit this beautiful hill station to watch the mesmerizing view of sunrise and sunset over the Himalayan peaks. This place gives very peaceful vibes and calms your mind as well. You can go horse riding, cycling, hiking, and see some great places like the Nagarkot view tower, the Buddhist Monastery, and the Nagarakot waterfall, among other exciting activities, in Nagarkot.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Bhaktapur City, often known as "the City of Devotees," is a stunning city with many old-style homes and buildings still standing. From the point of admission to the point of exit, there are numerous exciting and creative buildings to be found. Indigenous Newari people in a sizable group are the main resource residing in this historic town. You can visit this area to thoroughly experience Nepali culture, tradition, and religion. The 55-window palace, Nyatapola temple, elegant gates at entrances, and numerous imaginative pillars with statues of previous rulers are the area's most important points of enchantment. Before departing the area, make sure to sample the local curd and delights.
Best Time to do Nagarkot Sunrise View and Bhaktapur from the Kathmandu tour
You can take this tour any day of the year. There won't be any problems with the journey. Simply said, the visitor will witness diverse forms of natural beauty throughout the year. And of all the seasons, fall and spring are thought to be the best for traveling and exploring Nepal. You will enjoy favorable weather, clear skies, burgeoning nature, and the breathtaking sunrise vista of the Himalayan peaks during these two seasons. And one of the best seasons to cross the valley is during the winter.
Key Attractions of Nagarkot Sunrise View and Bhaktapur from Kathmandu
- Spectacular views of the Himalayan range including the top of the world, Mt. Everest
- Experience the ethnic culture and lifestyle of different destinations during the tour
- Walking through the tribal village
- Stunning Sunrise and Sunset view from the hill station Nagarkot
- Serene and lush forest and cool and healing breeze
- Changunarayan Temple, one of the most ancient temples in Nepal
- Get to know more about Nepali art and craft in Kathmandu and Bhaktapur
Departure & Return Details
Departure Point: We will pick you up from your hotel inside Kathmandu Valley
Pickup Time: 4:00 - 6:00 AM (May Vary with the sunrise time)
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