Nagarkot Day Hike

1 Day

Nagarkot is situated at an altitude of 2215 m. at the rim of the Kathmandu Valley. It’s known for its views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest to the northeast, which is especially striking at sunrise and sunset. The surrounding scrubland is laced with trails.

Overview

Nagarkot is a popular vantage point near Kathmandu that offers panoramic views of mountains. We walk through the lush hills and vibrant villages exploring the countryside landscape of Nepal. Getting acquainted with the locals will give you an opportunity to mingle with the people and learn about the unique aspects of their culture.

Highlights

  • Stunning and panoramic views of Himalayas
  • Changu Narayan Temple (the oldest temple in Nepal enlisted a UNESCO Heritage site)
  • Ethnic Peoples village along the trail.
  • The exotic felling of being close to the nature.

Itinerary

7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast at the hotel

8:00 am drive to Sankhu

9:00 am starting hiking from Sankhu

12:00 pm Tea break  at Kattike

1:30 pm reach Nagarkot and have lunch after exploring around

After sunset or before drive back to the hotel.

Itinerary

You will be picked up at the hotel for a drive towards Sankhu where we commence our hike to Nagarkot. On the way, we will enjoy watching rice fields, forests, and meadow fields. Upon arrival, we admire the gorgeous beauty of mountains and rolling hills. and conclude our Nagarkot Hiking Day Tour with a drive back to Kathmandu.
What sort of shoes put on for hiking?

To soothe the hike we recommend you to wear lightweight sneakers or trail running shoes.
The choice of shoes can also be your personal preference so you can wear whatever you think you would be comfortable with.

What outfit would be suitable for hiking?

Normal sweatshirts and comfortable shorts are a good combination for hiking.
Loose and less heat-absorbing clothes are recommended for the hike.

What about foods?

As per the company’s package, the food will be provided to you at a designated place and of course, you can also bring your own food or nutriments (energy bar/drink).

NOTE:
If you have any type of allergy regarding food a concern should be aroused with the company to prevent the sickness.

Should I be worried about domestic/ wild animals?

Yes but they rarely appear on hiking trails but even if you come across one the chances of you getting harm are very low. However, if you are harmed/attacked by one necessary measure can be applied to avoid the risk.

Cost Included:

  • Two-way transport hiking starting/ ending to hotel.
  • Nepali typical foods
  • Guide
  • Government taxes

Cost Excludes:

  • Personal travel insurance.
  • personal nature expenses.
  • Tip for guide & driver.
  • Entrance fees.

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Nagarkot Day Hike
From $ 125
/ Adult
From $ 95
/ Child
From $ 110
/ Group

Trip Facts

  • Drive/ Walk
  • 2 or more
  • Sept. -May
  • 1 Day
  • Easy