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Nagarkot Day Hiking Tour


Nagarkot Day Hiking tour (32km north east from Kathmandu) is the most popular tourist destinations for Mountain Viewpoint, sunrise. It is located at an altitude of 2100m from sea level. Mt. Everest can be seen from Nagarkot on a clear day. The best views of the Himalayan peaks are Mt.Sishapangma, Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Gauri Shanker, Ghanchenpo.
Nagarkot day hike is for those who have only short time in Nepal and still like to experience hiking. The trails of Nagarkot day hiking tour passes through the rural settlement, farm land, jungle and religious spots.
Starting early in the morning is better to see the sunrise and Himalayan view for the day return trip. If you are going to stay overnight, you can start after noon from the city. If you don’t like to wake up very early in the morning, you can start after breakfast and return later afternoon. Alpine Asian Treks offer two different options to hike to Nagarkot.
The trail to Nagarkot Day Hiking tour passes through the rural Nepalese villages, local cultural people, forest and some religious spots. You may encounter lady making rice wine, the chicken, goat, and tiny kids asking for chocolate.
Optional itinerary
01 Nagarkot day hiking tour:

Pick up (approx. 4:30 pm) early in the morning from your hotel and drive (1:30hr) to Nagarkot
Enjoy sunrise and Himalayan view.
Enjoy breakfast in a local restaurant and hike to Changunarayan. You can talk to your guide how long you wish to walk. There are options from 2-4hrs hiking)
After lunch in Changunarayan, drive back to Kathmandu and free.
Itinerary Option
02 Nagarkot day hiking tour:

Pick up (8:30 am) from your hotel after breakfast and drive (1:30hr) to Nagarkot
Enjoy the view and walk down to Changunarayan You can talk to your guide how long you wish to walk. There are options from 2-4hrs hiking)
Enjoy late lunch and drive back to Kathmandu. The hiking end.

What to bring: The wearing cloth depends on the season. Please inquire us when you confirm your booking about clothing. You are advising to bring with you a bottle of water, some chocolate, gum, sun glass, sun cream, sun hat, long shirt, long pant, hiking pole etc.
How to book the tour and pay:
You can drop us an email for booking with details of your hotel. Regarding the payment, you can transfer to our bank or pay the day before the hiking.
honestly speaking, Nagarkot hiking trails is disturbed by a motor able road. This is no more remain a wild and peace hiking. If you are looking a pure nature hiking you may check Champadevi Day Hiking.

Trip Highlights

- Amazing Sunrise from Himalaya
-Langtang, Dorje Lakpa, Garru Shanker Himalayan ranges including Mt. Everest in a clear day.
-The old type houses, architecture, traditional house, people and culture.
- Short distance and soft hiking from Kathmandu.
- Visit UNESCO world heritage site

What are included?

  • English speaking hiking (tour) guide with his all allowances
  • Transport by private Jeep/ car with drive and fuel.
  • Trekking pole on request

What are not included?

  • Tipping to driver and guide.
  • All the expenses in Kathmandu
  • All other expenses except mention in the include section.
  • Any kinds of the meal (breakfast or lunch)
  • Local Entrances

Trip Enquiry

The itinerary listed is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements. We will be pleased if you provide every minor details about your trip.

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Frequently asked questions

Road Condition: Nagarkot has a good road connection to Kathmandu and other cities. Hiking Guide: You will have a well-experienced hiking guide who has a command in English. Restaurant: There are many western standards and local flavored restaurants to eat around Nagarkot. Hiking Trail: It has a comfortable walking trail. You can have few options to hike to Nagarkot. You can discuss your guide or write us while sending a booking request. Nagarkot hiking in Summer/ rainy (June to September): The temperature in this season can be around 10-15 and in morning and afternoon could be up to 30-35. You can wear a long shirt, trousers, and a fleece jacket in the morning and walking shoes, raincoat or umbrella. Winter Clothings (October to February): The morning temperature can be around (-5 to 5) and in the afternoon could be up to (15 to 20) in Nagarkot. You can wear a long shirt, warm jacket, trouser, thermal trouser, woolen cap, gloves, walking shoes. Spring (March to May):  The morning temperature can be around 10 in Nagarkot. After sunshine, the temperature goes up to 25 degrees.  You can wear a long shirt, trousers and fleece jacket in the morning and walking shoes. What to bring to a day hiking to Nagarkot: a small daypack bottle of Water, gum, chocolate, biscuit, sunglass, sunhat, sun cream, camera, trekking pole (optional), and mask to avoid dust.