Hiking Nearby Kathmandu Valley

Trip Fact

Trip Duration 2 Days
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Easy
Transportation Private Vehicle
Accomodation Teahouse
Price US $ 240
Trip Style Tea house trek
Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Max. Altitude 2000
Per Day Walking 4 - 6 Hours
Best Season Throughout the year
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Trip Highlights

  • You will lose 3-5 lbs
  • It is one of the best destinations for sunrise view of Himalayas namely, Mt. Everest, Gaurishankar, Langtang, Dorje Lakpa and many more.
  • It also offers beautiful scenic view of Kathmandu Valley as the hill station lies above 2,000 m. sea level.
  • People travelling with short holiday in Nepal can do this "Day Trek in Kathmandu" with wonderful view of Mt. Everest and Sunrise View which is most important part of this trek. 
  • The trek gives you an idea of typical Nepali countryside life & their ethnic culture.

The Nagarkot private day trekking is most popular hiking itinerary at very reasonable cost. Hike around Kathmandu valley gives you an opportunity to visit Nagarkot hill station with most beautiful Himalayan ranges and the best view of sunrise and sunset. Nagarkot is in distance of 28 kilometers north of Kathmandu valley. It is one of the famous destinations for sunrise and sunset view of Himalayas namely, Mt. Everest, Gaurishankar, Langtang, Dorje Lakpa and many more. Trekking around Kathmandu valley starts from Changu Narayan temple and ends at Nagarkot hill station. It is a perfect day hiking from Kathmandu. The attraction of this trip is the panoramic view of Kathmandu Valley which is above 2,000 m. from sea level.

Being in a short distance from Kathmandu valley, numbers of travelers visit Nagarkot every day. It is also the best destination for retreats and holidays. You can also find out 4, 5 stars rated hotels like Club Himalaya, The Fort Resort and many others non-star tourist standard hotels in town. People traveling with their the short holiday in Nepal can do this day hike from Kathmandu valley with the wonderful view of Mt. Everest. Sunrise View is its most important part of this trek. The trek gives you an idea of typical Nepali countryside life & their ethnic culture and will be best suited for those who are traveling with children, and those who have not got enough time for longer treks into the high mountains in Nepal.

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01:Drive to Changu Narayan Temple and Hike to Nagarkot
  • Day 02:Drive from Nargakot - Bhaktapur - Kathmandu

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01:Drive to Changu Narayan Temple and Hike to Nagarkot After breakfast at your Hotel in Kathmandu, our guide will come to pick up you with a private cab and will continue a drive to Changu Narayan, it is meant to be the oldest temple of Nepal. The trails begin with paddy terrace field and local villages.We trek along the ridges to Nargakot - the best vantage point from which to view the stunning panorama of the Langtang Ranges & Mt. Everest. Hike of around 4 to 5 hours you will be reaching Nagarkot hill station. Overnight at Hotel
  • Day 02:Drive from Nargakot - Bhaktapur - Kathmandu Early morning after viewing the sunrise from hill tower, come back to the hotel for breakfast and then drive to Bhaktapur. We have an hour or so sightseeing tour around Bhaktapur Durbar square before we drive back to Kathmandu.

Cost Includes

  • National Park Permit
  • All necessary ground transportation as per the itinerary
  • Complete free trekking information before going to trek
  • Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
  • 1 night 3-star level hotel at Nagarkot
  • An experienced licensed holder guide 
  • Medical first aid kit box ( which is carried by your guide) 
  • Foods, accommodations and local tax for the guide 

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fees
  • Any kind of drinks (tea, coffee, water, hot water, etc) and of bar bills (alcoholic beverages)  
  • Tips and gratitude to your guides and drivers

Size of Trekking Group
For Nagarkot Trek, there will be one leader and Sherpa porter (1 porter for 2 trekkers). This arrangement is done for the smooth running of the campaign. It ensures that the trip will carry on as per plan even if anybody in a group gets sick. NTA can operate this trek for a group of any size. But, a group of 12 are considered as optimum size. However, if you have a group of more than 12, NTA can arrange this too.

Accommodations
We will spend one night at a luxury hotel in Kathmandu. While on the trek, we will spend one night at local tea houses and the other at Nagarkot. All accommodations for this trek will be on twin sharing basis. However, on request, single rooms can also be made available but it costs additional $ 200 US.

Meals
During our Nagarkot Trek, we will enjoy typical Nepali food, different ethnic cuisines as well as all types of international cuisine like Tibetan, Continental, Italian, and Indian. You can even enjoy hot chocolates, loaves of bread and drinks of different variety and snacks. 
Breakfast of a day will be served at the same teahouse or lodge where we spent the night, as per its menu. Lunch will be served on the way to destination and dinner will be served at the tea house where you spend the night. A welcome dinner, a farewell dinner, and breakfasts will be served during our stay in Kathmandu.

Getting Visa for Nepal
You will get on arrival visa for Nepal. On arriving Nepal you will get the tourist visa for 15 to five months. It depends upon your purpose of the visit but regarding the tour, you will get the visa for 15 to three months. 
For trekking, you need to submit a photocopy of passport and two pp size photo of yours.

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