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Nagarkot Tour

Trip Description


Nagarkot tour is best suitable for sunrise view from near the kathmandu.

Nagarkot day tour offers and Excellent sunrise if we stay an overnight as well as if offers best sunset view from this hill

Nagarkot, a small town on the eastern edge of the Kathmandu Valley, is popular for its sunrise and sunset views of the Himalaya. On a clear day, it’s possible to see Mount Everest to the northeast and the Annapurna ranges to the northwest. There are many places to stay within Nagarkot and cultural attractions, too. The Basics Located just 20 miles (32 kilometers) from central Kathmandu, Nagarkot is a popular day trip for its clear mountain views. On a high ridge at 7,136 feet (2,175 meters), the town is surrounded by thick pine forests, which allow for day hikes or longer treks to surrounding towns. Guided tours often arrive for sunrise and may include a hike. Others visit as part of a longer tour or stay overnight for sunset and sunrise. 

Things to Know Before You Go

Although Nagarkot is not far from Kathmandu, poor roads mean it can take three hours to reach. Some accommodations in Nagarkot have mountain views—request them if that’s your preference. The viewing tower is a great place from which to snap a photo. Arrive well in advance of sunrise or sunset to get a good spot.

How to Get to Nagarkot

Nagarkot is accessible by public bus, but from Kathmandu it requires a change in Bhaktapur. The most direct way is to take a tour that includes transport, hire a taxi from Kathmandu for the day, or arrange for drop-off and next-day pickup with a driver.

When to Get There

The mountain views are clearest in winter (December-February), although it can get cold at the high altitude. November is slightly warmer, and has a high chance of clear views. Avoid Nagarkot during the monsoon (June-August), as views are generally poor and the road condition are particularly bad.

Hike to Changu Narayan

A good day hike from Nagarkot is to Changu Narayan, home to the oldest temple in Nepal. The approximately 4-hour hike is mostly downhill from Nagarkot, through forested hills, terraced farmland, and small villages. For the best experience, join a guided tour with all transportation included, or arrange to stay in Nagarkot overnight and set out for Changu Narayan in the morning. From Changu Narayan, take a bus or taxi back to Bhaktapur or Kathmandu.

  • Trip type: Tour
  • Tour grade: For Luxury and Economy
  • Activity: Tour, sightseeing and a day hiking
  • Monument in: Bhaktapur Durbar square
  • Best visiting season: Spring and Autumn.
  • Location: 2175m from the sea level.
  • Size of Group: 02 to 18 people.
  • Travel with Children: Possible.
  • Views: Sunrise over the Himalaya

The Nagarkot Hill station is not only famous for its nature and beautiful landscapes but Nagarkot is also famous destination for those travelers who do not have enough time frame to hike close to Himalaya so Nagarkot is the best destination to view the panoramic Himalayan view.

 


Nagarkot tour Itinerary

Day 1:

  • 8:30 AM: After the breakfast we will pick you from your hotel.
  • 9:30 AM: Start Bhaktapur Sightseeing
  • 1:00 PM: Drive to Nagarkot
  • 02:00 PM: Nagarkot hill station tour and Drive back to Kathmandu after you enjoy the view.

Day 2: Departure and Farewell

What's Included ?

  • A car 
  • A Driver
  • Entry fees for Bhaktapur durbar squire and Nagarkot hill station.
  • A professional tour guide

What is not included ?

  • Extra expenses
  • Tips
  • Alcohol
  • Smoking

We have prepared the trip departure dates in small groups departure for group fun and enjoyment trekking. Our group size start from 2 peoples (Even for solo travelers, we organize single trip on supplement cost of US$- 200 additional) and maximum group size will be 8-10 travelers. But in general, our every date will have small groups of 4- 6 peoples, which is good group size for safe and flexible & comfortable trekking. We have listed our group departure dates based on every season as below.

Start Date Availability Trip Cost Booking
2020-08-08 Guaranteed USD 100 Book Now

USD 100

per person (All inclusive price)
best price guaranteed

Trip At Glance

Activities Sight seeing, Tour
Destination Nepal
Difficulty Easy
Transport Included
Group Size 2+
Best Season Spring and Autumn
Trip Start Kathmandu
Trip End Kathmandu

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