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Nagarkot Changunarayan Day Hike

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All Inclusive Price:

$90USD

8 Hours

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  • Duration:
  • 8 Hours
  • Trip Level:
  • Easy
    Just about anyone can participate in one of these holidays. Minimum walking time is 2 hours and maximum walking time is approximately 5 hours a day. By the time you walk around a number of historical sites you’ll be surprised at how quickly the time passes. You do have the chance to take your time and there are plenty of places where you can rest if needed.
  • Max Altitude:
  • 2100 Meter
  • Activity:
  • Sightseeing tour
  • Best Season:
  • All

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Nagarkot Sunrise Tour and Day hike to Changunarayan Temple

Embark on a tour to one of the scenic area, Nagarkot and enrol the spectacular sunrise over the Himalayan ranges from the popular vantage point. Nagarkot is a picturesque hill station surrounded by the magnificent views of Himalayas; Mt. Everest, Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang and other numerous peaks. Elevating at the 2195m, the hills afford the views of entire Kathmandu valley and Shivapuri National park clearly. These tours give a chance to explore the hillside village where the unique experience of their culture takes your breath away.

Leave Nagarkot as the tour also offers short day hiking to the ancient Hindu temple located at the top hill, Changunarayan Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Enlisted in UNESCO world’s heritage Changunarayan is one of the oldest temple as well the masterpieces architecture of Nepal. The main highlights of this hike are the fascinating trail which passes through lush pine forests, terraced fields, ethnic Tamang and Newar village with typical countryside houses painted with locally found ocher. Taste the local wines made by Newari people on the way and immerse yourself in their cultures and traditions. Enjoy the amazing views and explore the pagoda style temple as you reach at the top hill with an exciting journey.

If you are a true admirer of nature join us on this private full-day tour that includes hike plus a visit to the UNESCO world’s heritage site. 

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  • 5:00 am – Hotel pick up
  • Drive to Nagarkot
  • Witness the incredible sunrise views along with the views of Himalayas
  • Spend some time enjoying the breakfast with the surrounding views
  • Explore the typical villages and then starts hiking towards Changunarayan temple
  • Reach the ancient temple, Changunarayan and admire the finest architecture with the views of the valley
  • Then take a drive back to Kathmandu

Featured Trip

All Inclusive Price:

$90USD

8 Hours

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