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.
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.
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.