Nagarkot is a popular hill-station and the tourist site located at the outskirts of Kathmandu. A secluded place, Nagarkot is covered with ethnic Newari houses and lush green forests, which makes it a wonderful getaway. You can easily catch the scenic views of the surrounding mountains, including; Mount Everest, from the top of Nagarkot.
The trek combines a short hike in the outskirts of Kathmandu with a visit to the revered site of Changunarayan. It is designed for tourists who have limited schedule or those looking for a minimal yet fun trek in Nepal.
The trek starts from Sundarijal, after a brief drive from Kathmandu. The first day hike is easier. The final stop of the day is made at Chisapani, another wonderful hill-station. The next day may encounter tougher hike due to increasing altitude and length of the trail. The final stop will be made at Nagarkot.
The next day, you can enjoy a short early morning hike to catch the local scenery. The trek will end at Changunarayan, afterwards, you can catch your drive back to Kathmandu, and prepare to leave.
The trail will pass through Shivapuri National Park, hence, you may get to see some exquisite wildlife during the trek.
Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Not too challenging for amateurs. Max. altitude remains around 3000 m and the hike requires around 3-4 hours a day.
Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport. Star Standard meals at Kathmandu!
|Day 1||Arrive in Kathmandu / Transfer to Hotel||–|
|Day 2||Drive to Sundarijal & Hike to Chisapani||5-6 hours|
|Day 3||Trek to Nagarkot||7 hours|
|Day 4||Trek to Changunarayan & Drive back to Kathmandu||4-5 hours|
|Day 5||Depart from Kathmandu||–|
I have already visited Nepal many times before. I been any touristic places. This time, I tried a First cable car in Kathmandu, which is just in operation, called Chandragiri cable car. It’s located western part of Kathmandu city. Caravan outdoors arranged my this day tour as well as Manakamana. ~Shiv K (India)
The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. Our trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.
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|Trip Length||05 days|
|Trek Length||03 days|
|Max. Altitude||2,195 meters (7,202 ft)|
|Trek Style||Tea-house (Lodges)|
|Meal||Full board on trek|
|Transportation||Private Vehicle, Tourist Bus|
|Best Month||February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November|
|Group Size||2-10 Persons|