Nagarkot and Changunarayan Hike

Nagarkot and Changunarayan Hike

Nagarkot and Changunarayan Hike is one of the most popular day hiking around Kathmandu Valley. Nagarkot is famous for sunrise view and sunset view along with the panoramic view of mountain range. If you have limited time and looking for an easy adventure activities around Kathmandu Valley then this trip offers a best escape from city. You will get the glimpse of the local villages, walk through a dense forest hill, explore the Changunarayan Temple and be experience the traditional countryside lifestyle. Changunarayan Temple is cultural heritage listed in world heritage site. The private one day hike tour starts with drive to Nagarkot for about hour and trial from Nagarkot to Changunarayan is a slow downhill descend for 3 hours. The trial cuts through tropical forest and small villages with the amazing views of terrace farms. After Exploring changunarayan Temple you will drive back to Kathmandu.

Nagarkot and Changunarayan Day Hiking Starts with the Drive to Nagarkot. In the morning accordingly you will be Pick up you from your hotel and drive to Nagarkot. We offers itinerary according to your interest. If travelers wish to have Sunrise view from Nagarkot, we leave early in the morning around 05:00 AM otherwise we can start trip after the breakfast at around 08:00 AM. You will drive to Nagarkot escaping from the Hustle and Bustle of the Kathmandu City. Nagarkot offers panoramic mountain views as it is located at height of 7200 ft from the sea level. The notable himalayan peak are Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Shisha Pangma, Gang Chenpo, Dome Blanc, Dorje Lakpa, Lonpo Gang, Purbi Chyachu, Gauri Shankar and Everest. After the amazing views and light breakfast at Nagarkot we begin our hiking from Nagarkot to Changu Narayan Temple. You will make your walk through oak, pine, and rhododendron forests. Along the way descends through the terraced fields and Tamang Village. This hike offers the spectacular mountain ranges and opportunity to witness their traditional lifestyle throughout the day. After 3 to 4 hours walk you will reach the ending point of the hike, the famous Changunarayan Temple. Explore around and drive back to Kathmandu. 

We have prepared Nagarkot and Changunarayan Day Hike Itinerary with our past experience in operating trip. However, you can customize your own trip with your need, taste and time. We are one of the reliable name in travel industry since 2004 with more than two decades of experience. We have maintained our reputation of providing perosnal touch and quality service throughout the trip. For more information drop us an inquiry or send us email at plannepaltours@gmail.com or contact us directly at +977 9801044333 (Call/WhatsApp/Viber). Further More, this day hiking around Kathmand can be add on any trips to Nepal such as Kathmandu Nagarkot Tour, Nepal Heritage Tour with Mountain Flight, Bhutan Tour from Kathmandu and Many More.

Highlights of Nagarkot and Changunarayan Day Hike

  • Best and Easy Day Hiking Tour in Kathmandu
  • Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site temple
  • Explore the traditional villages
  • Recommended by Trip Advisor and Lonely Planet
  •  Explore Changunarayan Temple, the oldest Hindu temples in Nepal.
  • Private transportation for hike start and end point
  • Day Hiking in Kathmandu suitable for all age group of friends or family
  • Option to Visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square
  • Customized Option and Last Minute Booking Available

Day 01: Nagarakot and Changunarayan Hike

After Breakfast at hotel. we will drive to Nagarakot. Excursion around half and Hourand we will walk down at starting point of hiking.
With crossing Flora and Faunas, Local settlement, Himalaya we will reach Changunarayan.
Taking lunch at changunarayan we will  Drive to Kathmandu.

Trip Profile Description
Duration : 1 Days
Grade : Easy
Maximum Elevation : 2,140m
Seasons : All Year, Summer, Autumn, Spring, Winter
Route : Kathmandu - Nagarkot - Changunarayan - Kathmandu
Group Size : Min 1 Pax
Cost Included
  • Experienced Hiking Guide
  • Private Car, Drop and Pick Up.
  • Heritage Entrance fees
  • Lunch in between
  • Entrance fee to Changunarayan
Cost Excluded
  • All Personal expenses while on Hike.
  • Cold Drinks such as: Coke, Beer etc
  • Tips for guide

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