Private or group Join.
02 pax to 50 pax.
Trip Duration: 4-6 hrs
Activities: Tour/ Hiking
Best Season: Throughout the year
Trip Cost: USD 90.00 per person (min 2 pax)
Trip Start Point: The Nepal Trekking Company Office, Kathmandu
Trip End Point: The Nepal Trekking Company Office, Kathmandu
Starting Time: 9:00 AM
Ending Time: around 04:00 PM
Day Hiking up to Nagarkot
Day Hiking up to Nagarkot is an excellent tour on the peripheries of the Kathmandu Valley. If you just have a day in Kathmandu and is looking for an easy day hike then hiking day is the best option to escape from the crowd of Kathmandu. You will be surprised to see just how much the local villages along the trail is unchanged and still shows their traditional countryside lifestyle even though they are so close to the city. Nagarkot is at 2195m and it is a scenic hilltop about 32 km from Kathmandu which is very popular as a Mountain View point.
During the Day hiking up to Nagarkot you can see the vista of the Himalayas ranging from the Dhaulagiri in the west to Kanchanjunga in the east. Also we can possibly see Mt Everest but only as a dot on the horizon but with a binocular you can have a good view of it. The other beautiful mountains that you will see are the Langtang, Dorje Lakpa and Gaurishankar Himalayas. The significance of this place is to watch the stunning sunrise in the early morning. The sunrise and sunset seen from this hill could be a life time memory for you. The Day hiking up to Nagarkot will be approximately 4-5 hours which will start from the Newari town Sankhu. We trial will pass through the scattered villages, lush forests and beautiful terraced fields and farmland. Then we will reach Nagarkot early afternoon. We will also get an opportunity to visit famous and old Changu Narayan Temple which has the oldest living monument dating back to 5th century .It is also an UNESCO world heritage site.
So the main purpose of Day hiking up to Nagarkot is to escape from the busy town of Kathmandu Valley. Therefore The Nepal Trekking Company invites you to walk through lush mountains, with the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas as your backdrop.