Nagarkot Day Hiking

Trip Duration 1 Days
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Easy
Activity Day Hike
Transportation Private Vehicle
Meals Lunch
Max. Altitude 2100 M
Max. Group Size 10
More Facts Less Facts

Many people ask before traveling Nepal. Can I see Mt. Everest from Kathmandu?

  • Yes, you can see Mt. Everest from Kathmandu but there is 2 best way to see Mt. Everest from Kathmandu.
  • The easy way is 1 hour Everest view flight from Kathmandu city. This might be the amazing experience of a lifetime, where you can see world’s highest mountains within 1 hour.

Nagarkot Day Hiking
Another way is a short and easy Nagarkot hike to see Mt. Everest and experiencing Nepal hilly life, local village life, People, mixed cultures, and stunning mountains view from Nagarkot. After 1 and half hour drive from Kathmandu to Nagarkot, we will start our Nagarkot Hiking. This is the popular day hiking inside Kathmandu valley for beginner and for those people who have a short visit in Nepal. From the 2100m Hill top of Nagarkot, we will see the amazing mountains ranges including Mt. Everest. Before starting hiking, we will be enjoying the breathtaking views from Nagarkot hill then we will descend to Changunarayan Temple.
Nagarkot day hike can be organized all around the year which gives you the amazing experience of local village life of Nepal. This is best day hike inside Kathmandu valley which is the best option to escape the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu. Within a short drive and few hours hike, you will be amazed to see the differences of Valley life and local villages unchanged and still present their traditional lifestyle.
After passing through jungles, and villages our Nagarkot hiking trail will end at Changunarayan Temple, which is another UNESCO Heritage site of Nepal. Changunarayan temple is the oldest temple in Kathmandu, we will visit a temple and then drive back to Kathmandu.
We will see many things in one day, Mt. Everest, amazing Himalayan ranges, countryside village Life, cultures, farming and much more.


Trip Highlights

  • Stunning Himalayan Peaks.
  • World's tallest Mt. Peaks, and ranges.
  • Farming, local villages lifestyle.
  • Amazing Landscapes, scenery.
  • Peacful hiking though forest, birds, animals.
  • UNESCO sites "Changunarayan Temple" visit,
  • If time permits Bhaktapur Durbar Square visit.

Trip Itinerary:

  • Day 01:Kathmandu - Nagarkot hike Changunarayan - Kathmandu. Trip starts 7;30 or lately 8;00 am in the morning.

Cost Includes

  • Private vehicle pickup from hotel and drop to your hotel.
  • Local government license holder guide.
  • Lunch on the way.
  • Nagarkot - Changunarayan VDC entrance fees.
  • Assistant to carry your day pack bag (If needed).
  • Changunarayan temple monuments sightseeing. 
  • If time permits Bhaktapur Durbar Square sightseeing.
  • Salary and allowance for Guide and assistance.

Cost Excludes

  • Entrance fees to visit the monuments Changunarayan and Bhaktapur. 
  • Snacks and drinks while hiking.
  • Tips for Guide and assistance.
  • Personal hiking gears.

Usefull Info

  • Check weather before packing your day pack bag.
  • Carry mask, roads are dusty and bumpy. 
  • You may need umbrella or rain cover.. (check weather).
  • Normal nice grep shoes are enough for this hike.
  • If you want to reach before the sunrise, we have to leave around 4-to 4;30 am. (Depends on season).
  • Don't pat dogs while hiking some might be aggressive. 
  • Respect local people and make sure before taking pictures of them. 

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