Nagarkot Sunrise Day Tour is a best holiday for all age visitors those who have little time but interested in nature walking or a day hiking out of Kathmandu to get gimps of Himalayas within 180 deg angle. Nagarkot is one of the nearest place of Kathmandu but most Popular hill station in terms to get Sunrise and sunset over the tallest Himalayas. During your Nagarkot day hiking tour, you can fully entertain.
Furthermore, Nagarkot Sunrise Day Tour conducts very early morning at your hotel in Kathmandu. Gokyo Treks & Expedition’s professional Tour guide will come to pick you up at 4:30am with private vehicle. Nagarkot Hill (2175m /7,112 fit) is a popular tourist destination situated 32 km east and takes 90 minutes drive out of Kathmandu. Nagarkot hill station offers you brilliant sunrise view of the majestic Mountains from Dhaulagiri in the west and Mt. Everest in the east in a one single range. After delicious breakfast, we start our day hike to Changu Narayan Temple passing pine forests, terraces and small typical Villages.
Roughly walking about 90 minutes over the graveled road we reach at Hindu Temple called Changunarayan Temple. On your tour, you can explore the historic and cultural aspects of Changunarayan temple. Changunarayan temple is one of the oldest temples in the valley. It is said to have been built by King Hari Dutta Verma in 323 AD. It has listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument List in 1979. You may see the Bhaktapur Village very near to you and the beautiful Kathmandu Valley at the far distance from Changu Narayan Temple and the splendid view of the Himalayas on the way. After visiting this temple we have lunch and we can explore Bhaktapur Royal Palace and than drive back to Kathmandu. This trip consists of about 6-7 hours trip.
Nepal is the richest country in terms of cultural activities which are blessed by God. Culture is a way of life of society. Nagarkot Sunrise Tour or Nagarkot hill station is one of the most popular day trips located above Bhaktapur city of Kathmandu Valley. Nagarkot is regarded as the best sunrise viewpoint nearby Town. Not only this but also you can explore little dots of Mount Everest in a clear weather.
Discover the culture and history of Bhaktapur city and Changu Narayan Temple listed under the World Heritage sites. Nagarkot hill station offers brilliant view of Langtang, Annapurna and Saipal Himalayan range including Mt. Everest in a range. Bhaktapur city recognized as a city of devotes, Pagoda styles temple, Dattatreya Square, Bhaktapur Durbar square, Nyetapole square and pokhari called lakes.
Nagarkot hill station – Sunrise Tour – Changunarayan temple – Bhaktapur durbar square – Kathmandu.
All season or all months are best time to visit.
Day 01: Arrived at Kathmandu valley
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu within BB plan. Or meet you at your hotel to talk about the plan and make all financial arrangements.
Day 02: Drive to Nagarkot (32 kms) hill station, 90 minutes
Very early morning at 4:30am, drive to Nagarkot hill station to get sunrise view over the Himalayan horizon. Hill station Nagarkot offers sweeping views of the Himalayas in 120 deg angle. Five of the world’s ten highest mountain / peaks can be seen from here and they are Mt.Everest, Mt.Lhotse, Mt.Choyu, Mt.Makalu and Mt.Manaslu are visible from here. Nagarkot is such a popular spot to watch sunrise and sunset. Than take a breakfast in Nagarkot and start hike to Changu narayan Temple.
Changunarayan Temple (World Heritage Site)
Situated on a ridge overlooking the Kathmandu valley, about 12 km to the east of the city. It is dedicated to the Hindu God Vishnu. It is one of the finest and oldest specimens of pagoda architecture built in 323 AD by King Haridutta Verma. The temple is richly decorated with sculptures and carvings, and its position above the Kathmandu valley affords a beautiful view of the surrounding countryside. Than we proceed to drive further down hill to Bhaktapur kings palace.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square (Bhadgaon)
During our sightseeing in Bhaktapur Durbar Square, you can experience the collection of pagoda style temples and shikhara style temples grouped around a 55-window palace of brick and wood. The attraction of the Bhaktapur Durbar Square is the Lion Gate, the Golden Gate and Golden gate, the 55-window palace, art galleries and the statue of King Bhupatindra Malla. After driving back to Kathmandu, there will be a farewell dinner for you in the evening in a typical Nepalese restaurant with cultural dance and music. Than transfer back to Kathmandu for stay overnight at a hotel.
Day 03: Fly back to Kathmandu. Final departure to airport
Early morning flight to Kathmandu. Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey back to home.
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The above itineraries are subject to change due to condition beyond our control. This is a Guide line showing tentative camp night stops. Physical, technical and natural condition may change this above itineraries.
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