Nagarkot Hiking

At an elevation of 1950m./ 6435ft. above the sea level 17 kilometer away  one of most popular hill situated east from Kathmandu. It is popular for mountain views particularly at sunrise and sunset. From this place some mountains above 6000 meters, Annapurna (8091m), Manasalu (8165m), Ganesh Himal (7446m) and Lantang Lirung (7245m) can be seen.  Most attraction is to see the Top of the world Mount Everest ( 8848 m.) as the tallest brother standing with other snowcapped high mountains.


Facts of the trip

Trip Duration: 2 days hike
Max. Altitude: 1950m./ 6435ft.
Minimum Altitude: 1295m./ 4273 ft.
Grade: Easy
Activities: Hiking
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner with tea/coffee
Transportation: Private vehicle
Trek Departure: Every day throughout the week
Group Size: 2 persons (minimum) to 14 persons (maximum)
Best season: Feb, March, April, May, Sep, Oct & Nov.
Available Time: All months
Per day hiking: 3 hours per day

Suggested Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu to Sankhu drive - Nagarkot ( 1950m./6435ft.) 2 hours hike
Drive to Sankhu by private vehicle and hike to Nagarkot . Have a sun set in the evening. Stay overnight at hotel ( Hotel View point or similar category).
Meals included : Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Nagarkot to Changunarayan temple hike- drive to Kathmandu ( 1300m./4290ft.)
After beautiful sun rise with spectacular view of snowcapped high mountains including Mount Everest, have a breakfast then hike down to Changunarayan temple 3 hours. Visit Changunarayan temple then drive back to Kathmandu by private vehicle.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Hiking ends 

You are not required any kind of permits or national park fees in this hiking. 

 Clothing equipment for Nagarkot Hiking

When you select your personal items, keep in mind the number of days you will be hiking, the time of year and the altitude. We advise our clients to bring these items:

- Lightweight hiking boots or sport shoes "walked" them in prior to arrival in Nepal to avoid blisters or sport shoes. 
- Light weight pants, shirts
-  T-shirts. 
- Long sleeve shirt, if susceptible to sunburn. 
- Sun hat - sunburn is severe at rarefied altitudes. 
- Vaseline for feet and crutch.
- Water bottle - 2 liters.
- Sunglasses and strap 
- Sunscreen, sun bock, sun - tan lotion. 
- Small daypack - 25 liters. 
- Rain jacket - poncho style to cover backpack during monsoon. 
- Warm jacket during winter. 


We will arrange twin share basis room in Nagarkot at one of the most recommended hotel. There will be provided private bathroom. 


During hiking, we can enjoy authentic Nepalese food as well the more common international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian, etc.) at hotel. Threre will be provided breakfast, lunch and dinner three times along the route on your choice from MENU .

Physical Condition & Experience Requirements

Nagarkot is easy level of hike,  suitable for passionate walkers who have the ability to walk at least 2-3 hours a day with a light rucksack. As we will  get the highest elevation 1950 meter, you won't have to worry about acute mountain sickness ( AMS) though you are preferred an excellent health with average physical fitness then we can accomplish the trek successfully. Exercising and jogging regularly is good idea to enhance our strength and stability. Past hiking experience would be an asset but no technical skill is required for this trip. Participants with pre-existing medical conditions such as heart, lung, and blood diseases should inform Nepal alternative treks before booking the hike.

Maik Reger

Hi All,
I have a nice trip with my family. My guide Dhan was the best. I will come back. Thank you !

Siobhan Murphy

The trek was excellent. The service has been brilliant from before we left the Uk and the whole trip. I can’t fault the services-problems sorted out immediately Mr. Dillip and Lal porter were excellent, helpful, and always cheerful. We will always remember this trip. I will recommend this company to everyone and I hope you continue to be successful Tej.

Kornkamon Chittreekhun

For the whole package is so good. I am very satisfied with the service, guide and porter while trekking. Good guide for sightseeing is also Ok. I will probably come back and use the company’s service again soon! Thanks for everything!

Mr. James and Ms. Mariya

I found my experience in Nepal to be an overall favorable experience.  Our guides were very hospitable, knowledgeable and helpful. This company arrangement for our trip was perfect. I would like to come back again for longer time. Thanks !

Ms. Anna

Thank you –Tej for wonderful trek. Nepalese are great loving, caring people. I will come back again!  I enjoyed it.

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