5 Nights and 6 Days from Arrival to Departure
Nagarkot Hiking trail is nearby Kathmandu Valley which provides the unique and peaceful, like, the best viewpoint spots to enjoy the beautiful sunrise and sunset with spectacular Himalayan vistas and the rolling hills, deep valleys, lush pine forest in a quiet rural atmosphere. This hiking trail is very popular among the casual Hikers those who have only the limited time to spare. It is uniquely designed trek encircles the four great trekking places. Guaranteeing the best feeling of nature coupled with picturesque views of neatly terraced villages & fields and spectacular mountains. Together, they make up a great hiking experience.
Nagarkot is so much more than just a viewpoint of sunrise or sunsets; it’s a great place to relax your mind and body and for once escape the daily routine hectic life. Another, the first day of Nagarkot hiking is Dhulikhel. Which is a great spot to enjoy an impressive view of the snowy central Himalayas making a backdrop to the gentle hills? It is an old Newari trade station en route to the Tibetan plateau. Today it is an ideal place for visitors to enjoy the natural environment, the local lifestyle, old Newari culture and spectacular views. A nostalgic atmosphere covers the narrow town streets and ancient structures. This hike starts from the ancient city of ‘Panauti’ to the serene of deep forests, to makes a perfect hiking in Nepal that guarantees to create memories to last you a lifetime.
Nagarkot Hiking – Facts
Hike Grade: Easy/ Moderate
Trek Code: SA-NAG
Duration: 6 days
Best Time to go: Any time of the Year
Max. Altitude: 2200 m
Group Size: Small Group
Start from: Kathmandu
End at: Kathmandu
Nagarkot Hiking – Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu (1400 m)
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing (4-5 hrs.)
Day 03: Drive to Panauti (1 hr drive) – Hike to Dhulikhel (1550 m, 6 hr)
Day 04: Hike to Nagaarkot (2200 m, 5 hr)
Day 05: Hike to Changu Narayan (1500, 4 hr) and Drive back to Kathmandu (30 min)
Day 06: Departure at any time or can extend your adventure. For more info, contact us.
Nagarkot Hiking – Detail Itinerary
Arrival at Kathmandu (1400 m)
When your arrival in Kathmandu, our office representative staff will be welcomed you at the airport then he takes you to the hotel by our office vehicle. In the Hotel, offer you welcome drinks. In the evening our staff will be brief about whole tour program.
Kathmandu sightseeing (4-5 hr)
Now, after morning meal, we commence our traveling around by going to see the UNESCO World Heritage Sites inside Kathmandu. Kathmandu Durbar Sq. which shows the Nepalese mastery and building style and design that supporting conservation business. The structure of building engineering design is praiseworthy of the Malla line who also led over Nepal from the twelfth to the eighteenth centuries. Swoyambhunath Temple is widely known among the nonnatives as the Monkey Temple, where the huge monkey populace residence in this area. Pashupatinath Temple is established on the banks of waterway Baghmati which is one among the crucial sanctuaries of Lord Shiva. The Boudhanath Stupa is among the greatest stupas in Southern Asia which is basically influenced by the old fashioned of Tibet.
Nagarkot Hiking – Drive to Panauti (1 hr drive) / Hike to Dhulikhel (1550 m, 6 hr)
Drive 1hrs/ 35km by following the Arniko Highway to Panauti. The place where the Malla king dowry to his sister in the 13th century. Now, start your hike to Namobuddha, which is one of the most important pilgrimage sites in the Valley. Particularly significant to Tibetan Buddhists. It is associated with one of the Jataka Tales, which recounts the previous lives of the Buddha. Colorful prayer Flags and pilgrims surround the white stupa and a carved stone slab recounts the tale. The 5hrs walk through fields, plantations, and small villages is extremely pleasant and offers an excellent glimpse of rural life. Hikers can take their lunch at Namobuddha. After lunch, continue hiking to Dhulikhel and stay overnight in the Hotel. Dhulikhel is renowned for its views of the Himalaya-particularly impressive at dawn.
Nagarkot Hiking – Dhulikhel to Nagaarkot (2200 m, 5 hr)
After the breakfast, you will hike up to the Kasi vanjyang. A small valley with a small traditional house made up of mud. Where you can stop for the lunch. After the day meal, you will hike to Nagarkot (2200 m the highest point of hiking trail) where you spend the night. The scenic spots, which is renowned for its spectacular view of the sunrise on the Himalayas. Which offers even closer views. The peaks on view stretch from Langtang Lirung (7246 m) in the east, through Dorje lakpa (6966 m) to the huge bulk of Gauri Shankar (7145 m) and nearby Melungtse (7181 m) and as far as Numbur (5945 m) in the east.
Nagarkot Hiking – Nagaarkot to Changu Narayan (1500, 4 hr) and Drive back to Kathmandu (30 min)
Today you will leisurely be walking up through the pine forest to Tilkot, and hike to Changu Narayan (1541 m). The oldest temple of the valley built in the 5th century which is surrounded by champak tree. It is 8 miles east of Kathmandu. Here as well as you stop for the lunch. After having your meal, you will drive back to Kathmandu only for 30 min which enables you to experience the different way and overnight stay at Hotel.
Departure any time or you can expand your adventure trip. For more info, Contact us.
Note: Likewise, on the off period that if you would like to go other hiking trail or visit Pokhara to make a sightseeing, go at paragliding, boating or cycling, visit Lumbini (the origin of Bubbha), make a go at rafting or visit Chitwan National Park. We can expand your trip in like manner. If it’s not too much trouble let us know your interest and we will do our best to arrange it for you.
In Nagarkot Hiking – What exactly is Included in the cost?
- Airport arrival and then Departure Transfer
- All of the land transport services on the basis of the trip itinerary
- English Speaking local tour guide for visiting the attractions in Kathmandu
- Porter for the bags carriage (1 porter for the two Hikers)
- 5 kg baggage allowance while taking a hike
- Overnight accommodation
Very well Hotel or Guest Houses- twin share basis
- Mode of transport
Minibusses, Coaches, car, and Jeep relying upon the grouping size, and power walking or Hiking
- Meal plans
Only your morning meal, simply no other meals are Included (Us dollar 20-25 per person/per day meals not included)
- Competent Staffs
English Language Speaking Skilled Experience Guide, Hiking Support Staffs
In Nagarkot Hiking – What exactly is not included in the cost?
- All Meals apart from Breakfast
- Related expenditures due to personal nature like shopping, tipping or tips, or anything else.
- Expenditures caused by unplanned situations like Emergency Fund.
- Charges like the budget for a drink, normal cigarettes, laundry washing, the internet etc.
- Entry costs for sightseeing
- Tips for Guide and Porters
- Nepal entry point visa fee
- Various forms of personal travel insurance
- International flight airfare tickets and airport charges if required
- Costs for the products and services other than included above
Before You Go – Nagarkot Hiking
Make use of your own security or safety bag for your valuables. Do not leave any cash or other important items lying around in the room, like a money belt, passport, camera & so on. Be aware of pickpockets in crowded or any residences or area.
Transportation for the trip
Transport is provided to and from Kathmandu to the start and finished point of the hike.
You will find a different practical experience in lunch time. That you are going to consume at nearby café of the spot. Which is actually cooked by the local people. You need to understand that, ensure to bring your preferred fast food too, such as candy bar, mint, snicker, dairy milk et cetera. Just because, en route there will be not fixed time to have your lunch in the Nagarkot hiking trails. We consistently would suggest you carry some energy chocolates at all the time.
Carry a little one to two liters’ bottle of water with you at all times and also inform the guide before you begin your hiking.
We provide you the government certified accredited guide, to maintain the level of service. Next, we also provide you excellent porters who have a good skill in many parts of the trekking. Our main objective is to boost employment opportunities in the local societies.
Personal Travel Insurance is not incorporated into your Nagarkot hiking trip price. We strongly suggest that, acquire a complete insurance prior your hike from your own home country. Your personal Travel insurance has to cover against personal accident, emergency evacuation (which include helicopter evacuation), medical charges, and personal liability coverage (theft of items, also stuff). We additionally recommend that it includes trip cancellation, loss of travel luggage and personal properties.
Health and Requirements
Medicine for any reasonable illness needs to be brought to you while traveling in Nepal. The medical facilities are not of the identical standard you might suppose at home. So, it is strongly recommending that you must carry your own first aid kit as well as the adequate quantity of personal medical supplies. Prevalent problems like a headache, dehydration, diarrhea, fever, and tonsil can occur during the hiking period. Therefore, plan for that reason.
Your packing things for Nagarkot Hiking
- Light weight walking boot
- 2-3 cotton T-shirt
- Warm jacket
- Rain jacket
- Head Light
- The Wind and waterproof trouser