One day nagarkot sunrise tour

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Sept, Oct, Nov, Mar, Apr, May

One day nagarkot sunrise tour Introduction

Nagarkot is a beautiful village located in central Nepal which is 27.8km away from Kathmandu Valley. It takes half an hour to drive to reach Nagarkot from Kathmandu. Nagarkot is very much famous among domestic tourists as well as international tourists due to its views surrounded by the Himalayas including Mt.Everest to the Northeast.

This place is packed with hotels and resorts offering you the best views of snow-capped mountains like Annapurna range, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himal, Manaslu Himal, Jugal Himal, Mt.Everest, and many more Most of the tourist who tours in this place stays a night in one of the hotels, wakes up early in the morning and take a hike up to Nagarkot view tower to get a semantic view of sunrise through mountains.

You can get a spectacular view of sunrise and sunsets through the mountains if the sky is clear with no clouds. This is the main attraction of Nagarkot Village. This popular hill station lies at an elevation of 2175m above sea level. During this tour, you will witness panoramic views of Kathmandu valley and Sivapuri National Park. You will get a chance to exploit the rich art, culture, traditions, norms, and values of the local people of Nagarkot.
Tour in this place is very cheap, easy to reach, and blissful which gives you memories to cheer for a lifetime. Don’t miss this opportunity to catch sight of mighty Mt. Everest including 8 other majestic mountain views.

This trip can be done in 1 single day. It can also be customized and extended to 2days and a 1night trip as per your will.


Short and sweet trip for every kind Travelers
Easy to reach and return
Far away from hustle and bustle of the city
Amazing view of sunrise and sunsets
Majestic views of Mt. Everest including other eight Mountains (Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Gaurisanker, Dorje Lakpa, Jugal, and Numbur)
Hike to Nagarkot hilltop (View tower)

Outline Itinerary

  • 04:00hrs: Pickup from your hotel
  • 06:00hrs: Reach Nagarkot and relish Sunrise view
  • 08:00hrs: Have to breakfast
  • 09:30hrs: Explore and enjoy Nagarkot Valley
  • 12:00hrs: Have lunch
  • 1:00hrs: Hike to Changunarayan Temple
  • 4:00hrs: Drive back to Kathmandu

Detailed Itinerary

04:00hrs: Pickup from your hotel

Our guide along with the driver will come to pick you up as early as they can. From Kathmandu, we will depart and drive for half an hour to reach Nagarkot. You can enjoy the view of the Hills and Mountains with the beautiful landscape during your short journey to Nagarkot.

06:00hrs: Reach Nagarkot and relish Sunrise view

After we reach the top of Nagarkot Hill station, we will wait for the sunrise. After some minutes we will be blessed with the view of sunrise through the peaks of the Mountains and Himalayas of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Gaurisanker, Dorje Lakpa, Jugal, and Numbur.
This place is peaceful and offers you a serene environment. You can take amazing pictures and create memories in this place.

08:00hrs: Have to breakfast

We will hike down and come to a restaurant to have breakfast with a view. We will have Nepali breakfast with the view of the Mountains and rays of the sun within our bodies. After breakfast, we will take a rest for some time.

09:30hrs: Explore and enjoy Nagarkot Valley

Now, we will visit the nearby Nagarkot Village. We will walk through the beautiful forest of Pines, Oaks, and Rhododendrons. We will also explore some local communities and interact with them. We will pass through several farmlands and terraces. We will stop in a peaceful environment to have lunch and take a rest.

12:00hrs: Have lunch

We will have authentic Nepali food as our lunch at a local restaurant.

1:00hrs: Hike to Changunarayan Temple

After having lunch, we will further move forward to Reach Changunarayn Temple a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We will walk through some local Newari settlements where the homes and temples are made with the touch of traditional norms and values. You will notice this place has still not been touched by modernization.
We will reach Changunarayan temple which is a unique ancient Temple of the Lichhavi period and is regarded as one of the oldest temples in Nepal. We will further explore this area and visit the local shops. You can also buy souvenirs to keep as a part of your memory from the Nagarkot Trip.

4:00hrs: Drive back to Kathmandu

After we visit the temple and it’s surrounding our vehicle will come to pick you up from the Changunarayna area. We will drive back to Kathmandu and we will drop you off at your hotel. After a long day of hiking and waking up early, you must be tired. Have rest and recollect your memory of today.


Transportation from Kathmandu to Nagarkot and Vice Versa
Well-speaking tour guide
Taxes and Vats will be paid
Meals (Breakfast and lunch)
Entrance fee
Salary to guide and driver


Tips to guide and driver
Health and travel insurance
Any kind of transport after the tour ends
Personal expenses


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