Nagarkot to Changunarayan Day Hike

  • Duration 1
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Starts at Kathmandu
  • Ends at Kathmandu
  • Meals Tea House
  • Accommodation
  • Max. Altitude 2175
  • Activity Trekking
  • Group Type Private
  • Group Size 1+
  • Best Season Oct-April.

Nagarkot to Changunarayan Day Hike Overview

Nagarkot to Changunarayan Day Hike is a travel expedition that takes place in most popular hill station of Kathmandu known as Nagarkot. This hiking adventure incorporates the most mainstream travel activities like Himalayan perspectives views, pine woodlands, on site experience with traditional local villages, porches with the legendary run of the mill Newari Villages, customary  ethnic society, flourishing  green valleys and so forth. Nagarkot day hiking proposes one of a kind travel adventure to investigate the marvels of nature of provincial Nepal along with the spectacular grandness and magnificence of the sensational mountain ranges.

Nagarkot day hiking starts from Kathmandu Valley during which the travelers experience a lavish scene of mountain region and portico of traditional villages and flora. Travelers will stroll to the town of Nagarkot, a remote retreat arranged at 2,164 meters above ocean level. During the trip travelers will appreciate a wonderful scene of the eastern Himalayas incorporated of 5 of the world’s most noteworthy Himalayan crests; Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Cho O Yu, Makalu, and Manaslu. After a relaxed breakfast in the Nagarkot, the travelers can trek down to the old Hindu sanctuary of Changu Narayan where they can appreciate the Nepal’s oldest engraving artifacts. These ancient heritages give the glimpse of 1,600 years aged Nepalese craftsmanship in the sanctuary complex.

Nagarkot day hiking  ( Nagarkot to Changunarayan Day Hike )is one of the greatest day treks around Kathmandu valley where the travelers escape from the crowd of Kathmandu valley. We reach Nagarkot after a wonderful travel of 1 ½ hours from the streets of Kathmandu going through ancient city of Bhaktapur, rich green vegetation and army camp. The sunrise and sunset view from the peak of Nagarkot hill in the background of Himalayan range is magnificent. There is an appreciating view of the terraced farmlands and rice fields along the trail that still displays the traditional Nepal way of life despite the fact that it is very much near to urban localization. On the first part of course the travelers encounter the society & way of life of the local individuals on the trail. Second part of the trekking is more normal as travelers are going through deciduous woodland of diverse vegetation & flora. Travelers need to climb the initial 20 minutes and rest 2 hours trekking of field and road trail. The best of all is the views of encompassing scenery of lush mountains in its untamed shape and diverse natural vegetation with climate.

Day to Day Itinerary
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After breakfast at your hotel in Kathmandu, we drive from Kathmandu to Nagarkot (2100m), stroll around for half an hour. Walk down to the start point of the hiking.
 
After an easy hike for 4 hours crossing local settlements, majestic Himalaya, flora & fauna, we reach Changunarayan, the end point of our hiking.
 
Lunch at Changunarayan. After lunch drive from Changu Narayan to Kathmandu. Nepal Guide info organized hotel in Kathmandu

Our team guides, porters and accompanying staff are locals with a broad knowledge about each and every location that we travel through.

Cost Includes
  • Kathmandu to Nagarkot and Changunarayan to Kathmandu transportation
  • Expert English-speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off service
Cost Excludes
  • Personal Expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa
  • Tips
Departure Dates
  • We have daily departures for this trip from beginning March to May and from frist -September to mid-December. You can type in the number of passengers to book a reservation and select a date that is convenient for you. Due to group size, we never cancel a trip once you’ve made a reservation. If you would rather join the group, we will add more travelers on the selected date. You can let us know once you make a reservation or earlier.
FAQs
  • The hike is approximately 12-14 kilometers long, depending on the specific route taken and any detours.

  • The hike is considered moderately challenging. There are some steep uphill and downhill sections, as well as uneven terrain. However, it is manageable for most people with a moderate level of fitness.

  • The hike typically takes around 4-6 hours, depending on your pace and how many breaks you take along the way.

      • The best time to do the hike is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) when the weather is mild and the skies are clear. Avoid the monsoon season (June to August) due to heavy rain and slippery trails.

     

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