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Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hiking from Kathmandu

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A mountain village in Nepal, Nagarkot is famous for its sunrise views over the Himalayas. On this tour from Kathmandu, enjoy an early morning panorama over world-renowned peaks before a scenic hike to Changu Narayan. Visit other villages as you make your way through the country’s picturesque hillsides before arriving at the UNESCO-listed temple. A private guide means plenty of personal attention, and hotel pickup makes for a seamless experience.
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  • 1
    Nagarkot View Tower
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Nagarkot Buddha Peace Park Hiking Trail
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    Changu Narayan
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • A sunrise Nagarkot trip with Changu Narayan hike
  • Enjoy panoramic views over the Himalayas, followed by a gentle guided hike
  • Stop along the route to enjoy local Newari delicacies in family-run shops
  • Spend time exploring the UNESCO-listed temple that most visitors miss
What to Expect
After early morning hotel pickup from your hotel, relax on the ride to Nagarkot, where you have a chance to view the world-famous sunrise panorama over the iconic mountain chain.Then, prepare to stretch your legs with a gentle trek through local villages and terraced hillsides. Follow your guide on a smooth, downhill hike to the UNESCO-listed temple of Changu Narayan, a hidden gem that’s often overlooked by visitors. On the way, pass by red-brick Tamang and Newari homes, getting a slice of local life that most tours miss. You even have the opportunity to stop and sample local delicacies by the tiny, family-run eateries that are scattered en route. Arriving at the temple, get a one-of-a-kind peek at the local artisans that are keeping stone and wood-carving traditions alive. Your tour ends with drop-off back at your departure point.
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Important Information
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation (hotel pickup & drop, air conditioned vehicle)
  • Fees (admission, fuel surcharge, parking, entry)
  • Entry/Admission - Nagarkot View Tower
  • Entry/Admission - Changu Narayan
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • In the event of poor weather or bad traffic conditions, tour itinerary is subject to change without notice. No cancellations or refunds will be issued. See voucher for details
  • We recommend you bring warm clothing during winter
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: Himalayan Planet Adventures Day Tours
Sunrise at nagarkot
We are lucky today to see the sunrise with low clouds all around! Awesome experience we had with multilingual tour
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Sunrise hike
The drive up to Nagarkot was beautiful. The views of the Himalaya Mountains were phenomenal! We also saw the
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Michael S
Great tour
Rabina Khadka was amazing a tour guide. She was extremely patient with us considering my partner was still feeling
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Skye E
We had a lovely time with Bidur as our tour guide. Walking through the village was a lovely escape from the hustle
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David L
We did not see the sunrise because of the fog. We then hiked for about two and a half hours and saw nothing
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Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar
Had a great day touring these amazing sites with Shanti. She was a virtual encyclopedia of knowledge and
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Lars K
Amazing place. Very nice hotel. Very polite and concerning staff. Thee view is just great. Is is worth the money,
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Katherine R
Although the window next to my seat was dirty, so I couldn’t get a good photo of Sagarmatha from there, the flight
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Dublin, Ireland
Memorable day
Had a brilliant hike/tour with Bidur who was so friendly and chilled. We got collected from our hotel and driven
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jeffrey h
Mooloolaba, Australia
Great experience
Our guide Bidur think that's how you say it was just such a great person to be with his knowledge of the area &
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Key Details
  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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