A famous hill station in Kathmandu, Nagarkot is famous for sunrise and sunset views. The view of the mountains seen from the hill top of Nagarkot is a 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 the Bhaktapur area. Bhaktapur is also famous as an old heritage city. Bhaktapur Durbar square area is famous as the living museum of Kathmandu.
Nagarkot sunrise tour is also famous among the local tourists 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 nature.
Overseeing the beauty of the hills and valley in very close sight & the snow capped mountains in distance has the 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 you have time – tourists go for a hike towards Changunarayan temple.
From the window of the car itself – the view of Kathmandu valley is nice and beautiful. As we drive on this hill road at dawn – the randomly urbanized Kathmandu valley looks nice with clouds, mountains and blue sky in the zenith.
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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 a self guided tour is booked with Nepalgram – every tour management staff will be carried by our team.
Even though a 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 a hiking guide will give the best experience.
Can I See Mt Everest?
Yes! Indeed! Nagarkot is the nearest hill station from Kathmandu – from where you can see 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 a 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 friends in Nepal.
• Altitude – 2175 meters
• Special – View of sunrise and mountains
• Time – 5 hours
• Activity – Travelling in bus and sightseeing