Days: 2 / Difficulty: 1 of 5 (Easy)
Nagarkot is a hilltop village located 32 km east of Kathmandu Valley passing the Bhaktapur City and at an elevation of 2195m high above the sea level. It is considered one of the most scenic view points in near the Kathmandu. It is renowned for its Sunrise and Sunset View of the Himalayas including Mount Everest, Langtang Range, Ganesh Himal, Ghaurisankar, Rolwaling Himal as well as other snow-capped Himalayan Range of eastern Nepal. Nagarkot also offers a panoramic view of the Kathmandu Valley. This is one of the most international tourist destinations with spectacular view of High Himalayan Ranges, Sunrise & Sunset view and stunning view of captivating Landscapes as well as hills with major Cities. Many visitors prefer to visit Nagarkot in the spring when surrounding valleys break out in a rich kaleidoscope of different coloured flowers. The flowers are beautiful against the serene backdrop of the snow-covered mountains. Ever popular among the tourists are the short treks and picnics which Nagarkot offers. Treks from Nagarkot are unique and delightful. For anyone who wants to have an adventure without exerting much effort, a hike to Nagarkot's surrounding areas would be a good option. One can traverse short distances on trekking trails and come close to nature's wonders such as the outer of verdant forests, flower-covered meadows and unusual rock formations.
Itinerary in details
Day 1: Kathmandu-Changunarayan and hike to Nagarkot
In the morning after having breakfast, drive to Changunarayan Temple with a private car. We visit the oldest pagoda style temple which was listed by UNESCO as a world heritage site. It has been constructed in 4th century. This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu in his incarnation as Narayan. From there we walk to Nagarkot which takes about 1 and half hour. Nagarkot is usually considered to be the best vantage point for viewing Langtang Range, Ganesh Himal, Ghaurisankar, Jigal Himal and other snow capped High Himalaya as well as Sunrise & and Sunset View over the Himalayas. In the evening we will enjoy with unobstructed Sunset view over the High Mountains. Overnight at a Hotel in Nagarkot.
Day 2: Nagarkot-Jarsingpauwa-Kathmandu
In this day, it is best to view the mountains in the early morning because it is more likely to be clear. There is a viewing tower, where you get good views of High Himalayan Ranges. We will enjoy with Breathtaking Sunrise View as well as 360º view of the scenery from the Lookout Tower which is an hour walk from the our Hotel. Nagarkot has become famous as one of the best spots to view Mount Everest as well as other snow-topped peaks of the Himalayan range of eastern Nepal. It also offers an excellent view of the Indrawati river valley to the east. Nagarkot also offers a panoramic view of the Kathmandu Valley and is described by visitors as a place whose beauty endures year round. Then we hike to Jarsingpauwa for 2-3 hours and drive back to Kathmandu by private vehicle. Transfer to your own booking Hotel.
# Hiking Package Pricing on Group Size Basis: (Private Hike)
All inclusive Hike Price for single/solo hiker; USD 395
All inclusive Hike Price for 2 hikers basis; USD 270 per person
All inclusive Hike Price for 3 hikers basis; USD 255 per person
All inclusive Hike Price for 4 hikers basis; USD 245 per person
Our Hiking Package Cost Includes:
* Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee and hot/cold filter water during the Trek.
* 1 night 3* hotel accommodation with breakfast in Nagarkot.
* Hking Guide & Porter (1 porter between 2 people and carry 25KG) and their insurance, accommodation, foods and salary.
* Local entrance fee.
* All ground transportation by private vehicle.
* Office Service charge.
* All government tax.
Our Hiking Package Cost doesn't include:
* Any meals and accommodation in Kathmandu.
* Travel insurance.
* International airfare to and from Nepal.
* Nepal Tourist Visa fees.
* Items and expenses of personal nature.
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone call, Internet.
* Personal Trekking Equipment.
* Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
* Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, political disturbance, and strikes etc.
* Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
* Horse renting and additional porters due to natural calamities during the trek.
* Tips for Tour Leader/guide, driver...
Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.
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Note: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks & Expedition GmbH. The charges must be paid by the clients themselves.