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Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
Enjoy fantastic aerial views
Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
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Stop At: Nagarkot View point tower, Nagarkot, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
The day begins when it is still dark (about 4am – 5am depends on season) as a private vehicle leaves the hotel in Kathmandu and makes its way toward Nagarkot Hill about 42Km drive to watch one of the finest sunrises over the mighty Himalayas. On a clear day, you can see the ranges of Gosainkunda, Ganesh Himal, Mt. Manaslu and the Annapurna Mountains. The sun's rays first begin to light up the sky, turning the snowcapped peaks from grey to pink before the rising sun turns the snow a most brilliant white. The scene is absolutely breathtaking. Enjoy then a hearty breakfast about 7am at one of the many fine restaurants at Nagarkot (breakfast not included in price of tour). About 8am the guide will lead you after breakfast on the trail toward Changu Narayan. This trail passes through Brahmin and Tamang villages. Watch the people as they farm the terraced farms that hang on the sides of the hill overlooking the Kathmandu Valley. On clear days, there are great views of the Himalayas along this trail. The trek is about 3 to 4 hours to the smallest and least visited of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Changu Narayan. Here discover a wonderful little Newari village where they still do wood and stone carvings like they have done over the centuries. Changu Narayan, because of its location receives the least amount of visitors of the World Heritage Sites, yet is a real gem. The oldest temple in the valley is atop the hill in the village. There is an opportunity to experience Newari food for lunch in Changu Narayan (not included in price of tour). The people of the village are very friendly and accommodating, demonstrating true Newari hospitality. The return trip to Kathmandu about 1pm is by private vehicle that goes straight back to the hotel. The day trip concludes here and enjoys your hiking trip with us!
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Nagarkot Hiking, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
After sunrise and breakfast we start hiking to Changu Narayan Temple from here and enjoy passing through the countryside of Nepal.
Duration: 4 hours
Pass By: Nagarkot Panoramic Hiking Trail, Nagarkot, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
While you visit Nagarkot and see the sunrise we will take a breakfast and start to hiking in the trail to Changu Narayan. This is one of the most scenic panoramic hiking trail which offer wide range of beautiful mountains range from the trail. Enjoy watching beautiful Himalayas while walking in clear day.
Stop At: Nagarkot Buddha Peace Park Hiking Trail, Nagarkot, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
While we go to Nagarkot sunrise view and day hiking, you will visit this small beautiful place of Buddha peace park. One of the small status of Lord Buddha, nice decorated garden with beautiful view of across jungle are amazing. Take a rest for a while and enjoy taking beautiful picture of hiking here.
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Changu Narayan, Bhaktapur, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
We take you oldest temple of Kathmandu valley called Changu Narayan. Enjoy the World Heritage Sites and return back to hotel.
Duration: 30 minutes
Pass By: Thamel, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
The trip mainly depart from main tourist hub from Thamel. If the customers are staying out of Thamel we do pick up them from most of part like Lazimpat area, Durbar marg, Patan, Buddha, Bhaktapur and Nagarkot it self. This trip is unique and amazing. Don't miss out to see Nepal's best sunrise view, Himalayas including Mount Everest and local Nepali village lifestyle.
Transport by private vehicle
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Required entrance fee & local taxes
Entry/Admission - Nagarkot View point tower
Entry/Admission - Changu Narayan
Food and drinks
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
In the event of poor weather or bad traffic conditions, tour itinerary is subject to change without notice. No cancellations or refunds will be issued. See voucher for details
We recommend you bring warm clothing during winter
Not wheelchair accessible
Infants must sit on laps
Most travelers can participate
Traveler pickup is offered
Between 4am and 5am
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.