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Nagarkot Trek-1 Day Trekking Around Nagarkot from Kathmandu 2023.2024

1-day trekking around Nagarkot is one of the best short trek in Kathmandu to see Mount Everest  and other Himalayas ranges such as Annapurna, Ganesh Himal, Langtang and Manaslu. The 32 km far from Kathmandu, Nagarkot also offers picturesque green rolling hills with the Sunrise and Sunset view. One day Nagarkot Trek around Kathmandu Valley which let you to experience stunning mountain views, cultures and landscapes. Kathmandu to Nagarkot Trek is an ideal trip for beginners to advance hikers alike. For a brilliant nature walk experience, Nagarkot is a good day trek in Nepal for families with children to seniors as well if you have a free day in Kathmandu. For booking inquiry regarding Nagarkot trekking package price for 2023.2024, please email us at [email protected] and call or leave message on WhatsApp at +977 9851023742.

Trek Facts

Trek Name: Nagarkot Trekking

Trek Duration:1 Day

Trek Difficulty: Easy/ Moderate

Trek Season: Sep/Oct/Nov/Dec/Mar/April/May

Trek Altitude: 1300m- 4010 m

Trek Cost: USD 90-USD 120

Group Size: 01 - 12 people

Trek Package: Group

Mode of Transfer: Bus/Jeep/Car

Start/End of Trek: Kathmandu /Kathmandu

Nagarkot Trekking is a short Kathmandu day trekking package.

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Nagarkot Trek is a good trip if you are looking for a day trekking in Kathmandu.This is a perfect trek if you want to see snow capped mountains with the Sunrise view. Any age group and physically fit  hikers can join Nagarkot day trek in Kathmandu. Also, an easy and safe day trek to Nagarkot Hill offers stunning view of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu to Everest in a clear day.One day Nagarkot Trek begins from Changunarayan temple after an hour drive from Kathmandu. You will then trek to Nagarkot for 5 hours which is ideal for hike beginners. 

The Changu Narayan is the oldest temple in Kathmandu valley. It comes into an existence in the early 4th century. Some of the best and rarest kinds of stone, wood and metal, crafted in the valley decorates the temple. Changunarayan stands as the epi-center of culture, religion, history and faith of entire Kathmandu valley.

The day Nagarkot trek brings you to scenic Nagarkot Hill(2,200 m) station. Nagarkot is one of the most scenic spot and well-known for its spectacular sunrise and sunset view. You will see an excellent view  of Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang and Indrawati river valley in the east. Once enjoy you the beauty of nature including the Himalayas, countryside, jungles and Kathmandu valley, you will finally drive back to Kathmandu. The trip is for family with children, senior citizens and adults who are looking for a good day trek in Nepal.

Nagarkot Trek Trail
The Nagarkot to Changu Narayan trek route is as Kathmandu-Nagarkot-Telkot-Changu Narayan. The day trek cost ranges from USD 90 to USD 120 per head. The guide, transfer-Kathmandu to Nagarkot and Changu Narayan Temple to Kathmandu via Bhaktapur and trek permit are included. The lunch and tipping to guide and driver excludes in the price.

Nagarkot Group Trek Size
1 to 15 people will be in a group for this trip. The group form of family with children to seniors, young and adults from different parts in the world. The boys and girls means male and female are in the groups

Nagarkot Trek Equipment Lists
This is a day trek around Kathmandu valley.Please kindly bring with you small day pack, water bottle, raincoat or umbrella, sun lotion, sunhat, comfortable shoes, trouser or jumper, T-Shirt or long sleeve shirts, sun glasses, woolen hat, gloves, light jackets.

Day 1:  Kathmandu to Nagarkot(2100m, 15km, 6 hours)
Receive you at your hotel in Kathmandu, and drive to Changunarayan temple for an hour and we begin our day hike afte visiting Changunaryan temple, hike to Nagarkot, lunch and see the wonderful mountain range from there, and we then drive back to Kathmandu. 

Cost Included:

  • English Speaking Guide and all his expenses.
  • All land transportation by private car, jeep or bus.
  • All government taxes and company service charge.
Cost Not Included:
  • Entrance tickets and lunch
  • Tips for guide and driver
  • All the cost not mention on above cost includes

March to May and September to June are the best time for this day hiking. It is also possible to do Sankhu Nagarkot hiking but everyday rainfalls may disturb your day hiking.The mountain views is not clear, it is almost under the clouds. Yet, the green landscapes and clear view of Kathmandu is so amazing.

Know before you book Nagarkot Trek
The day Nagarkot Trek is not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries,for pregnant travelers, for travelers with poor cardiovascular health. Except, this day Nagarkot Trek is suitable for all physical fitness levels.

Three star accommodation in Kathmandu and Nagarkot 

Trek Guide
Services of experienced and English speaking guide-Government Licensed holder.

Trekking Meals
You will get Vegetarian and Vegan food options on request. Simply let your guide know the food option that you prefer.

Additional Services
Museum fees and other special entry fees. All necessary permits for entering Monasteries, Monuments and restricted areas. Government royalty, tax and fees. Service charge

All land transportation by private vehicle as per the itinerary 

Transfer Insurance
Insurance is not included, and also not really need travel insurance.  

Other activities and services are not included. 

Additional Services
Items of a personal nature (personal gear, telephone calls, beverages, internet, laundry, etc). Tips for staff (guide and driver) and also Everest Mountain Flight is not included. 

Trekking Permit Cost
You don't need hiking permit for this day trip. Yet, the local government charge 365 rupees per person to go to Nagarkot and 500 rupees for Changunarayan Temple. On the other hand, Nepali hikers can hike without a permit to that places.

The Places you will visit on this day trip
You will visit Changu Narayan – an ancient pagoda temple in Kathmandu and Nagarkot – The Mountains paradise on Nagarkot 

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