Nagarkot is a beautiful hill station which is famous for sunrise and sunset views over the great Himalayan Ranges. Located 32 Km from the Kathmandu valley, this hill station offers panoramic views of apex touching summit ranges. That includes Annapurna, Langtang, Manaslu, Jugal, Maha Langur and Ganesh Himal ranges. Filled with rich natural beauty and scenery, Nagarkot attracts a lot of travelers who visit this place either driving or through hiking. Thus, making Nagarkot Day Hike Tour one of the most popular day trips from Kathmandu.
Nagarkot Day Hike is an extension of Kathmandu Day Tour. This day hike is suitable for those who have limited time schedule but want to experience the true adventure of hiking and the beauty of Himalayas.
It is a wonderful place for outdoor enthusiasts as they can have Nagarkot hike, nature walk, paragliding, village sightseeing, hiking tour and many more. Nagarkot hike is an amazing adventure that passes through the dense pine forest to the Nagarkot view tower; from where you can have a wide picture of the great Himalayan Ranges along with aerial views of Kathmandu valley.
This Nagarkot Hike Tour escape you from the busy atmosphere of Kathmandu valley to quiet and relaxing region of Nagarkot. It is a place for relaxation and refreshment thus making this hilltop a perfect holiday destination in Nepal.
Among the best sunrise viewpoints in Nepal, Nagarkot comes into the top 5 list. Therefore, most people do early morning Nagarkot Sunrise Tour to enjoy the magical sunrise views along with snow-capped peaks scenery.
After breakfast, our ChanguNarayan Nagarkot Day Hike starts from a short drive from your hotel to the Changu Narayan Temple. This UNESCO World Heritage site is 22 Km from your hotel (Thamel) and takes 1 and a half hours to reach. From here, the trail climbs gradually passing through terraced farmlands and remote villages of Tamang people. Soon, you reach Telkot from here it takes 1 hour and a half to reach the Nagarkot.
How to Get to Nagarkot from Kathmandu Valley
There are various approaches and mediums to get to Nagarkot from Kathmandu valley. Means to reach Nagarkot are:
Kathmandu to Nagarkot on private vehicle
Our office representative will pick you from your hotel in a private car or taxi to the Changu Narayan Temple, and drop you at your hotel from Nagarkot. For independent travelers, they have to book a private taxi in advance as there is no fix taxi station in Nagarkot.
Kathmandu to Nagarkot on a local bus
Those who want a budget trip than traveling by bus is the best option for them. You have to take a bus to Bhaktapur from where you will be transferred to Nagarkot Local Bus. It is the cheapest means to reach Nagarkot.
Approaches to Nagarkot Day Hiking:
- Chisapani Nagarkot Hike
- Dhulikhel Nagarkot Hike
- Changu Narayan Nagarkot Hike
Nagarkot Weather and Temperature
The weather in Nagarkot changes depending on the seasons of the year. During
Winter, the weather is extremely cold whereas the spring season is dry and moderate. Summer is wet and very hot whereas autumn is clear and mild.
Nagarkot Temperature Chart includes;
Best Time to visit Nagarkot
During the month from September- early November and March-May is the best time to visit Nagarkot. As the weather is favorable for hiking and extra adventurous activities. The views and scenery are crystal clear during these months. The views are blocked during winter and monsoon seasons due to fog and rain clouds.
If you looking for a short and easy hiking adventure nearby the Kathmandu valley then Nagarkot Day Hiking is perfect for you. This amazing Nagarkot Hike offers magnificent views, scenery, and adventure which is enough to blow your mind and chills you. Join us as we Nepal Everest Base Camp provides best day tour packages in Nepal. Additionally, we also provide Kathmandu City Tour as well. For any information, please contact us.