Nagarkot Sunrise tour – Self Guided Tour

1 Day

Trip Facts

  • Car
  • Small
  • Sunrise
  • By Phone
  • Autumn (March to May) & Autumn (Aug to Nov)

A famous hill station in Kathmandu, Nagarkot is famous for sunrise and sunset view. The view of the mountains seen from the hill top of Nagarkot is major attraction along with sunset or sunrise. Nagarkot sunrise tour is a simple self guided day tour.

As your local friend; Nepalgram will arrange your transportation and best time to get and come back to your accommodation in Kathmandu/Bhaktapur or Patan.

Approximately 2 to 3 hours’ drive away from Kathmandu – Nagarkot is the highest altitude of Bhaktapur area. Bhaktapur is also famous for old heritage city. Bhaktapur Durbar square area is famous as the living museum of Kathmandu.

Nagarkot sunrise tour is also famous among the local tourist and a famous weekend destination in Kathmandu. Either school picnic or couple dating spots – every nature lover’s hub – Nagarkot is located in the middle of the nature.

Overseeing the beauty of the hills and valley in very close sight & the snowcapped mountains in distance has luring prospect of Nagarkot hill. Jungle, fresh air and accommodation ranging to as high as 5 star standards; has made Nagarkot tour a famous thing to do near Kathmandu.

Nagarkot is also a famous day hike destination. After sunrise sightseeing; if have time – tourist go for hike to wards Changunarayan temple.

From the window of car itself – the view of Kathmandu valley is nice and beautiful. As we drive on this hill road in dawn – the randomly urbanized Kathmandu valley looks nice with clouds, mountains and blue sky in the zenith.

What to expect?

Nagarkot sunrise tour & hike is a good morning activity in Kathmandu. Thus, it is a very early wake up call and we will pick you from your accommodation. Following the best route we will drive to the hill station. After sunrise, we will drop you at the hotel.

Once self guided tour is booked with Nepalgram – every tour management stuff will be carried our team.

Even though said self guided tour you will not need to perform any managerial tasks – our team in the background will manage activities.

As Nagarkot is also a hiking destination for a day hike – you can top up for the Nagarkot Changunarayan day hike. But for this we recommend you to have a hiking guide. Hiking Nagarkot to Changunarayan has multiple routes – hence the route with hiking guide will give a best experience.

Can I See Mt Everest?

Yes! Indeed! Nagarkot is the nearest hill station from Kathmandu – from where you can see the most of the famous Himalaya range of Nepal. Interestingly, from the top of Nagarkot hill we can see Mount Everest range, Mt langtang range, mt Manaslu range, Mt Langtang range, Mt Annapurna range and the Ganesh himal.

To identify which one is which mountain (if you are interested to know); please send us message on our whatsapp number +977-9841046094; and we will send you the picture which enables you to guide the name of the mountains – including Everest.

Mt Everest Looks small but still the beauty of the surrounding mountains are overwhelming in this short good morning trip in your Nagarkot trip.

Flexibility of Nagarkot Sunrise tour

As this is a self guided tour in Kathmandu; you are free to decide whatever you like to. However, the inclusion of the trip will be as stated below.

If you want to stop at Bhaktapur Durbar square or if you want to hike along the Nagarkot Changunarayan route by yourself- you are free to do so. As Bhaktapur has many options for extra excursion – you are free to decide to go on your own or with us after topping up with Nepalgram.

It is your trip and our duty to make it great with any customization needed. We are your friend in Nepal.

Nagarkot Sunrise tour Overview

Explore the early Kathmandu and Bhaktapur from the window of your car. Leave the comfort of your warm bed and wait for the first ray of sun on you and the mountains around you. Nagarkot sunrise tour is a good morning tour to see the sun rise and its reflection on the snowcapped mountains surrounding.

The mountains on the surrounding of Nagarkot hills are a stunning landscape to witness in the morning. Moreover the location of this hilltop is isolated in the mid of the jungle of Nagarkot. So the location is peace and very natural.

Sunrises from the side of Everest Himalaya range and glows on the summit of Mt Annapurna range, Mt Manaslu range, Mt Langtang range.

Widely speeded mountain valley, surrounding mountains, breeze of the good morning and nature surrounding is cheering moment of this morning tour to Nagarkot.

You will certainly enjoy this moment of Nagarkot sunrise tour to see the mountains including Mount Everest in your Nepal tour. One morning spent in a good way.

Nagarkot Sunrise tour Highlights

  • Early bird sight on the mountains and sunrise
  • Natural experience in the capital city of Nepal
  • Famous hilltop for the mountain view and even shows you Mt Everest
  • Kathmandu valley view in dawn from the car – while driving towards sunrise towards the hilltop
  • Cloud geometry and breathtaking landscape


• Altitude – 2175 meters • Special – View of sunrise and mountains • Time – 5 hours • Activity – Travelling in bus and sightseeing

Cost Details for Nagarkot Sunrise tour

Inclusions of Nagarkot Sunrise tour cost

  • Briefing on phone every morning before the start of the trek.
  • Guide on call duty at any time during the trek
  • Arrangement of accommodation in the tea houses in the places where tea house owner is reachable.
  • Phone guidance for the bus/jeep/car ticketing.

Exclusions of Nagarkot Sunrise tour cost

  • All Food & accommodations during the tour
  • Credit card processing fees for online payment.
  • Satellite Phone - if you want to rent we can help you.
  • Tips for your phone guide and driver (Tipping is never been compulsory though expected).

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Nagarkot Sunrise tour – Self Guided Tour
From $50
/ person for Guide+B/B Trip

Nagarkot Sunrise tour Info

  • Car
  • Small
  • Sunrise
  • By Phone
  • Autumn (March to May) & Autumn (Aug to Nov)


This trip is 100% customizable

  • Big Group? We can help safer
  • Special request? We fit
  • Different Itinerary? We moderate


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