Experience an incredible day trip near to Kathmandu. Nagarkot Day Hiking is ideal for family trekkers who want to try a day hike as well as to enjoy the local heritage. The 4 hour hike starts at the Newari town of Sankhu. We pass the uphill trail through scattered villages, forests and farmlands and reach Nagarkot early afternoon.
The Nagarkot Day Hike is one of few ways that you can see Mount Everest from within the Kathmandu Valley. This spectacular single day tour leads you to the scenic hilltop village of Nagarkot. At 2195 meters (7201 feet), you are confronted with eye-popping views of the absolute most majestic peaks on the planet. Nagarkot about 32 km from Kathmandu, very popular as a mountain view point.
One can see the panorama of the Himalayas ranging from the Dhaulagiri to Mt Everest one overnight will be more suitable.
The best month to visit Nagarkot is from October to April so that you can have a clear view of the Himalayan Peaks. You will be awarded with clear mornings with the most stunning views of Himalayas at sunrise. During the monsoon from June to September, it is unlikely to get a view of the mountains.
|Trip Duration||Day Hiking to Nagarkot|
|Hiking Location||Kathmandu – Sankhu – Nagarkot – Kathmandu|
|Trek Grade||Family Hiking ( Easy Trek)|
|High Elevation||2195m / 7200ft|
|Pickup Points||Your Hotel in Kathmandu|
|Trip activities||Trekking + Cultural Tour.|
|Group Size||2-15 Persons.|
- Visit Traditional Newari village of Sankhu
- Terraced farmlands & superb mountain view countryside
- Climbing of beautiful hills
- Short and an amazing family trek
09:00am: Start hiking from Snakhu to Nagarkot which will about 4 hours. Lunch will be taken at Nagarkot.
02:00pm – 5:00pm: Have lunch and jaunting around
05:00pm – 05:45pm: Watch Sunset views from Nagarkot
05:45pm: Drive back to Kathmandu (32 kms, 1 hour)
- Pickup and drop services to hotel
- Private transportation during your tour
- English speaking tour/ hiking guide
- Guide and driver lunch expenses
- Personal Equipment
- Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
- Tips and Gratitude for guide/drive.