nagarkot hiking

Changunarayan Nagarkot Day Hiking

1 day
Trip Grade
Max Altitude
Day Hike
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Changunarayan Nagarkot Day Hiking takes you to the outskirts of Kathmandu valley to skip the hustle and bustle of busy cities of Kathmandu valley. A perfect day hike trip for the tourists with limited time, this enthralls visitors with the unchanged lifestyle of a local ethnic community, ancient heritages and scenic diversity with a panoramic view of the majestic Himalayas. From the hill station of Nagarkot, famous for the breathtaking views of Sunrise and Sunset and the panoramic Himalayas, to Changunarayan Temple, one of the oldest temples in Nepal and UNESCO heritage, the hikers experience the authenticity of remote lifestyle, flora and fauna as well as lifestyle besides the mesmerizing nature.

Changunarayan Nagarkot Day Hiking starts from the drive to the beautiful hillock of Nagarkot (2195m) through terraced fields, green fields and beautiful landscape of the Kathmandu valley. An early start before the day break provides the breathtaking view of the sunrise over the snow-capped Himalayas. Nagarkot provides the panoramic view of lofty mountains including the Dhaulagiri, Everest, Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung peak, Gauri Sankar Peak and many others. To mark the start of Changunarayan Nagarkot Day Hiking, a descent down the hillock of Nagarkot past the terraced hills to reach the Tamang village, another attraction in today’s hike. You can witness the villagers preparing the local wine and observe the remote lifestyle of the village close to the capital city of Kathmandu. In the other section of our hike, we head towards the Changunarayan Temple through the ridge that is rich in a deciduous forest. Enjoying the marvelous view of the mountains in the distance, overlooking the trail undisturbed and quaint, we reach to the temple of Changunarayan with high religious and historical significance. After a hike of around 4-5 hours and exploration of this ancient temple of around 325 AD, we drive back to Kathmandu calling it a day.

With our trained guide and hiking expert, be a part of  Nagarkot Day Hiking explore the nature and experience the cultural and natural diversity in a short period of time. Luxury Holiday Trek is dedicated to create the best memories for you in this short yet enriching and entertaining hike.

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Best Time of Life

I was in Nepal for 3 days and Luxury Holiday treks us a valley nice trip from city to mountain. The manager Keshab was very nice!!! give us very good price with best service. We did Kathmandu city tour, Bhaktapur city tour and Nagarkot tour. we enjoy a lot..Feel best time our of life 🙂 We would like to recommend all people to choose Luxury Holiday treks for your Nepal Trip.

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