1 Day Nagarkot Hike (Nagarkot Sunrise)

Trip CostUS$ (Per Person)
  • Duration 1 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Easy
  • Activity Trekking
  • Accomodation 3 Star (or greater) Hotel
  • Transportation:Private Car
  • Meals:Breakfast + Lunch
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The Kathmandu Nagarkot day Hike is one of the best short hikes for travelers who want to enjoy a brilliant walk in the outskirts of the valley. The pleasant hike offers dramatic mountains vistas of Langtang, Dhaulagiri in the west passes and Mt. Everest to Kanchenjunga in to east side of Nagarkot hilltop, walking through the spectacular landscape to Nagarkot will also allow us the accessory to enjoy the beautiful green forests, territory, and farmlands which are plentiful in the bounds of the small valley and also discover the culture and customs of the Nepalese people along.

Alpine Ramble treks offer a hike to Nagarkot almost every day. The Kathmandu Nagarkot Day Hike starts from our Hotel in Kathmandu after having some wake-up drink. Our crew (guide and car driver) will come to the Hotel around 4 am in the morning and take us to Nagarkot which will be for around 2 hours drive by private car, Nagarkot Hill (2174m) is one of the most popular hill stations to view the glorious sunrise view of Himalayas as well as its spectacular landscape. It’s situated 32 km east of Kathmandu at an altitude of 2174m above the sea level.

After enjoying the view from Nagarkot hill then we will be walking on downhill through the beautiful typical local villages while passing the pine forests, terraced fields on the way to Changunarayan temple then after our delightful visiting at Chagunarayan, our driver will take us a drive back to Kathmandu in the evening for shopping and explore the tourist hub Thamel and a nice dinner with typical Nepali cultural dances performances. 

Trip Highlights of 1 Day Nagarkot Hike (Nagarkot Sunrise)

  • Stay at the mystical and magical Kathmandu valley
  • Spectacular sunrise views of the Himalayas
  • Experience ethnic cultures and lifestyles
  • Amazing short Hike experience from Nagarkot to Chagunarayan

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Drive to Nagarkot, Hike to Chagunarayan Temple and drive back to Hotel

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01:Drive to Nagarkot, Hike to Chagunarayan Temple and drive back to HotelToday, you will be picked up by our representative Trek/ tour guide and driver from your hotel at 4:30 AM in the morning and drive to Nagarkot (2174m, 32km 2 hour driving). As we, get to Nagarkot, we will have a look the best sunrise view of the Himalayas including Mount Everest, Annapurna, Ganesh Himal, Langtang and many other mountain ranges with surrounding landscape. After enjoying the view we will take some breakfast at hotel/ restaurant and start to 3-4 hours trek downhill while passing through the beautiful typical local villages, paddy terraces, and magnificent Kathmandu valley view to Chagunarayan Temple.

    After visiting Changunaryan temple (the oldest Hindus temple in Nepal), take lunch, sightseeing a bit of temple area and then drive back to Kathmandu. in evening we will have free time to explore the beautiful tourist place Thamel and go for dinner at the typical restaurant with traditional performances.

Cost Includes

  • Private tourist vehicles.
  • Monument Entrance fees.
  • One Private car with driver for the whole tour and gov. certified experienced trekking guide.
  • Breakfast and Lunch
  • All Government and local taxes
  • Appreciation of certificate after the successful trek.
  • Mineral water for drinking

Cost Excludes

  • Personal nature expenses such as- Coke, Beer and Mineral water
  • Tips for the guide and driver.


Above the information is for a guide and standard pattern of what basically, we provide. the trip can be customized at your request and interests to accommodate your specific requirements. Thank you!

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  • Hellen Hu
    Hellen Hu
    Canada Published: Tuesday, October 18, 2016

    Best tour in Nepal


    From the outset our experience with Alpine Ramble was excellent: before we had even departed our home countries, Dil Gurung was a communication superstar: he responded promptly to emails and took great care in trying to assist us and plan the perfect Manaslu and Tsum Valley 21 day Itinerary.  …Continue

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Passport and Visa

All clients must have a valid passport with at least 6 months prior validity from return date Nepalese visas can be obtained from the immigration office or Consulate in your country or arrival in Kathmandu Airport.

Last minute booking

Concerning your desirable interested for any trip with us we even accept the last minute booking. You can book a trip directly by calling or sending a message anytime. But eventually, Last minute booking may not acceptable for Bhutan and Tibet trip.

Hotels in Kathmandu

Alpine Ramble Treks will provide you standard level hotel services with breakfast. We also book the hotel according to your choices. Please let us know if you have any plans as per your choices to book the hotels like 5 stars categories: Hyatt Regency, Yak &Yeti, De’l Annapurna, The Everest Hotel, The Malla hotel, and any kind of hotels, we will be glad to help according to your plans. 

Responsible for Tourism

Our experience field staffs/team strongly believes that we all are equally responsible to act in favor of the local culture and environment. We would like to follow the important role following the rules. 

  • please respect the local people and their laws, custom and their beliefs
  • please always ask your guides for permission before doing something in the local community. 
  • please support the keep environment clean, wherever you would travel and dispose of rubbish
  • please help the local community to encourage positive sides of tourism as long as possible.

We Alpine Ramble Treks involved in Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) and organize eco-friendly trips that teach to make the sustainable positive environmentally sensitive of both travelers and communities.

Trip fixed departure dates and Cost

Alpine Ramble Treks Pvt.Ltd would be customized your trip itinerary according to your wish and budget. Please do not hesitate to Contact us for your interest. For more detail please email us info@alpineramble.com

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