Nagarkot Sunrise View & Day Hike to Changunarayan from Kathmandu

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Overview

The Nagarkot to Changu Narayan hike is one of the shortest and easiest hikes on the outskirts of the Kathmandu valley. The hike which takes around 3-4 hours to the most begins from the hill station, Nagarkot. With distinctive views of the Himalayas surrounding the miniature yet fascinating Kathmandu valley, the Nagarkot to Changu Narayan hike is a paradise walk for enthusiastic hikers. The hike trails along a Tamang village and presents the unity among the people amidst cultural diversity. Nagarkot is a hill station which is a well-known tourist destination. Every year thousands of tourist flock the area to view the mesmerizing scenes of the high standing peaks and the Kathmandu valley below it.  Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Changu Narayan is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is known to have been around since the ancient time of Kirat. The Changu Narayan temple is a holy pilgrimage for many cultures and has been around since thousands of years

What's Included
  1. Local Breakfast
  2. Hotel pickup and drop-off
  3. Professional guide
  4. All taxes, fees and handling charges
  5. Driver
  1. Lunch
  2. Gratuities
  3. Personal shopping
Meeting And Pickup

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Start time

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7/16/2020 - 6/21/2024
Monday - Sunday : 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

End Point

Queen Victoria Statue
30/A, Nrupathunga Rd, Ambedkar Veedhi, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India
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What To Expect
Nagarkot View Tower

Nagarkot is a popular hill station located in Nepal, just east of the Kathmandu Valley. It's renowned for its stunning panoramic views of the Himalayan mountains, including famous peaks like Mount Everest and Langtang Lirung. Nagarkot View Tower, also known as Nagarkot Tower or Nagarkot Sunrise Tower, is a popular attraction in the area that offers a fantastic vantage point to enjoy these breathtaking views. Visitors often wake up early in the morning to catch the sunrise over the Himalayas from Nagarkot View Tower. The sight of the first light of day hitting the snow-capped peaks is a memorable and serene experience. Besides sunrise views, the tower provides a beautiful vista of the surrounding landscapes, including lush hills and terraced fields. Nagarkot is a great destination for nature lovers, trekkers, and anyone looking to escape the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu, as it offers a peaceful and picturesque environment.

Nagarkot Buddha Peace Park Hiking Trail

The Nagarkot Buddha Peace Park Hiking Trail is a popular trekking route in Nepal, located in the vicinity of Nagarkot, a scenic hill station situated about 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. This trail offers a mix of natural beauty, cultural experiences, and spiritual significance. Key highlights of the Nagarkot Buddha Peace Park Hiking Trail: Scenic Views: The trail provides stunning panoramic views of the Himalayan mountain range, including famous peaks like Mount Everest, Langtang, Ganesh Himal, and Dorje Lakpa. The sunrise and sunset views from Nagarkot are particularly famous and draw visitors from all over the world. Peace Park: The Nagarkot Buddha Peace Park, also known as the Nagarkot Panoramic Hiking Trail, is home to a beautiful Buddha statue. The park is a place of tranquility and meditation, offering visitors a serene and peaceful environment.

Changu Narayan

The Changu Narayan Temple is an ancient Hindu temple located in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal. It is one of the seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Kathmandu Valley due to its historical and cultural significance. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, one of the principal deities in Hinduism, and is considered one of the oldest Hindu temples in Nepal. Here are some key points about Changu Narayan Temple: Location: Changu Narayan Temple is situated on a hilltop in the Changu Village, approximately 22 kilometers to the east of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. The location offers panoramic views of the surrounding valley and the Himalayan mountains. Architecture: The temple is renowned for its ancient and intricate architecture. It features a two-tiered pagoda-style structure with beautifully carved wooden struts and intricate stone sculptures. The temple's design is a fine example of traditional Newari architecture, which is prevalent in the Kathmandu Valley.

Additional Info
  1. Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  2. Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  3. Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  4. Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  5. A current valid passport is required on the day of travel Nagarkot is a popular tourist destination due to the change to observe the majestic views of the Himalayan range surrounding the Kathmandu Valley down below. On a clear day, the snowy peaks can be visible around the crest. The Tamang Village as per its name is filled with the Tamang community that is particularly known to be kind and warm to outsiders. Generally their three stories thatched houses are built by their local craftsmen. Local wine making is also a common practice in the area. The initial part of the hike encounters with the cultural aspect while the second half is all about natural beauty and tranquility. Since Changunarayan is located at a height, the views of the valley far down below can be witnesses along with the hills and mountain ranges up above.
Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  1. For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time
  2. Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  3. If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  4. Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
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