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Changunarayan Day Hiking-Trekking Changu Narayan Tour

Changunarayan Hiking is a short and an easy day trekking to Changunarayan temple with Nagarkot tour to enjoy an outstanding nature and culture.The trip is full of mountain scenery, rural villages and Changu Narayan temple visit, the UNESCO World Heritage site.You will hike through terraces fields, jungles and villages enjoying rural culture, nature and local life. Nagarkot is so popular for panoramic view of Annapurna, Manaslu, Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Gauri Shanker and Everest. Changunarayan day hiking is suitable for families with children to seniors and adults if you have a leisure day in Kathmandu. Please email us at and call or leave message on WhatsApp at +9779851023742 for the further Changunarayan hiking information. We offer a cheap Changunarayan day hiking cost from $60-$ 120, departure everyday from Kathmandu. 

Trip Facts

Name: Changunarayan Nagarkot Hiking

Duration: 1 Day

Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

Season: Spring/Autumn/Winter

Altitude:1300 m - 2100 m

Cost: USD 60-USD 120

Group Size:1 - 12 people.

Package: Private/Group Hike

Mode of Transfer: Bus/Car/Jeep

Start/End of Trip: Kathmandu / Kathmandu

Nagarkot Changu Narayan day hiking- 1 day hike to Changunarayan temple is an easy hiking in Kathmandu.

  • Nagarkot Changu Narayan Hiking
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A short and pleasant day hiking route in Kathmandu, Nagarkot to Changunarayan hiking is around 15 km for 4 to 5 hours walk.The Nagarkot Changunarayan hike will take you away from hustle and bustle crowds of Kathmandu city. Likewise, this day hiking is famous for an awesome scenery of green hills, farmlands and scatter local villages with their local activities like farming and livestock. Nagarkot is the best travel destinations in Nepal for magnificent mountain panorama from Annapurna to Everest with the Sunrise/Sunset views. Changu Narayan is the oldest Pagoda temple in Kathmandu valley, residing the protective deity-Lord Vishnu. So, aren't you imagine, day hiking around Nagarkot to Changu Nayarayan is worthwhile

The Mountains Panorama from Nagarkot
Nagarkot is the most popular hill station from Kathmandu.The Nagarkot Hill has become a favorite spot of domestic and international tourism,lying 32 km east of Kathmandu.In order to enjoy and experience Himalayan Panoramas with sunrise/sunset view, thousands of travellers visit Nagarkot. The things to do in Nagarkot is that you can see Mt Everest.The mountain Panoramas you can see from Nagarkot are Ganesh Himal (7405 m), Langtang, Shisha Pangama (8013 m), Kanchenjunga (6397 m), Dorje Lakpa (6990 m),Purbi Chyachu (6658 m), Gauri Shankar, Annapurna, Manaslu and Mt. Everest. Simply, the magnificent Nagarkot to Changu Narayan hiking is also known Nagarkot sunrise day tour.

Nagarkot to Changu Narayan Hiking Trail 
You will first drive from Kathmandu to Nagarkot, the world's popular travel destinations. Enjoy and experience with sunrise, the mountain Panoramas, have cup of tea or light breakfast at Nagarkot. You will then downhill hike through villages and forest to Changu Narayan Temple, also enlisted in world heritage sites. The trail is wide and easy to walk with simple hiking shoes.This is also one of the best day hike to discover Nepal's natural and cultural beauty. No any experience of trekking and hiking is necessary to join the day hiking from Nagarkot to Changu Narayan. The family with children, couples, seniors and adults are welcomed for this amazing day hiking in Kathmandu to Changu Narayan and Nagarkot. 

Nagarkot to Changunarayan Hiking route
The Nagarkot to Changu Narayan day hiking route is as Kathmandu-Nagarkot-Telkot-Changu Narayan. The day hiking 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 hiking permit are included. The lunch and tipping to guide and driver excludes in the price.

Group size of Nagarkot Changunaryan Hiking
1 to 12 people in the group on this day hiking. The group form of children with family to seniors, young and adults from different parts in the world. The boys and girls means male and female are in the groups.

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

Day 1: Changunarayan Day Hiking
First: Receive you at your hotel and drive to Nagarkot.
2nd: Enjoy sunrise view and drive to Telkot.
3rd: Hike to Changunarayan for 3 hours.
4th: Visit around Changunarayan temple and drive back to Kathmandu.
Cost Includes
  • Car Transfer
  • Guide and driver
Cost not Includes
  • Entrance Fee
  • Lunch 
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips for guide and driver.

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 Changu Narayan Hiking
The day Nagarkot Changu Narayan hiking is not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries,for pregnant travelers, for travelers with poor cardiovascular health. Except, this day Sankhu Nagarkot hiking is suitable for all physical fitness levels.

Three star accommodation in Kathmandu and Nagarkot 

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

Hiking 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. 

Hiking 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 Sankhu – A cultural ancient city and Nagarkot – The Mountains paradise on Nagarkot Changu Narayan

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