Nagarkot Day Hike

Nepal, Nagarkot
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1 Day


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10 people



Nagarkot is a stunning hill station just 32 km from Kathmandu, renowned for its breathtaking views of the Himalayan Ranges, including Annapurna, Langtang, and Ganesh Himal. The Nagarkot Day Hike Tour is a popular day trip from Kathmandu, ideal for those short on time but looking to experience the beauty of the Himalayas. The hike passes through a lush pine forest to the Nagarkot view tower, offering aerial views of Kathmandu valley and the Himalayan Ranges. Nagarkot also offers a range of outdoor activities, including paragliding, village sightseeing, and nature walks. This hilltop location provides a peaceful and relaxing retreat from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu, and is a perfect holiday destination in Nepal. Nagarkot is also among the top five sunrise viewpoints in Nepal, making it a popular spot for early morning Nagarkot Sunrise Tours.


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  • Explore two major hiking destinations near Kathmandu, Nagarkot and Dhulikhel in a day
  • Experience amazing landscape, wide mountain ranges, villages and dense forest.
  • Experience spectacular views of rolling mountains ranges including Everest

Option 1:Itinerary

- Pick up from your hotel at 4:30 am
- Drive for 1.5 hours to Nagarkot
- Watch the sunrise and enjoy the Himalayan view
- Have a sunny breakfast
- Hike to Changunarayan with the assistance of a hiking guide
- The hike takes about 4 hours and ends in Telkot or Changunarayan
- Lunch is served in Changunarayan
- Drive back to Kathmandu after lunch

Option 2.:Itinerary

- Pick up from your hotel at 4:30 am
- Drive for 1.5 hours to Nagarkot
- Watch the sunrise and enjoy the Himalayan view
- Have a sunny breakfast
- Start hiking from Nagarkot towards Dhulikhel
- The hike takes 5-6 hours
- Enjoy a late lunch in Dhulikhel
- Drive back to Kathmandu around 5 PM

Option 3:Itinerary

- 07:30 AM: Enjoy breakfast and prepare for the day hike.
- A guide will pick you up from your hotel and drive for approximately an hour to Sankhu.
- Start hiking towards Nagarkot from Sankhu village. The hike will take you past forests, terraced rice fields, and villages, providing a glimpse into the local lifestyle.
- Take a drinks break in Kattike and have lunch upon arrival in Nagarkot.
- Around 06:00 PM, enjoy watching the sunset before driving back to Kathmandu.

  • All ground transfer as per itinerary
  • Breakfast and lunch during the hiking.
  • English speaking Hiking Guide
  • All entrance fees
  • Porter to carry luggage (1 porter between two trekkers)
  • Trekking Plus service charges and government taxes
  • All personal expenses (phone calls, bar bills, Bottled or boiled water etc.)
  • Accommodation and dinner in kathmandu
  • Travel insurance
  • Tipping and donation ( Tipping is expected )

1 Day

Sightseeing Tours

Activity's Location

Nepal, Nagarkot

Why travel with Darwin Nature Tour?
Darwin Nature Tour prides itself on providing top-notch quality service to its clients. The tour company ensures that every aspect of your trip is carefully planned and executed, leaving you with an unforgettable experience. With a team of local experts, you can be assured that you are in good hands as they have extensive knowledge of the region and its attractions.
What should I wear and bring for Nagarkot Day Hike?
You should wear comfortable hiking shoes, lightweight clothing, a hat, and sunglasses. You should also bring a backpack, water bottle, sunscreen, insect repellent, and a camera.
What is the best time to do Nagarkot Day Hike?
The best time to do the hike is from September to December and from February to May, when the weather is clear and the views are spectacular.


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