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Nagarkot is the best tourist destination. Hiking is the best way to explore Nagarkot.
About this activity
Duration 1 day
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, Chinese, English
Booklets
Spanish, Chinese, English

Pickup included

Nepal Social Treks can arrange hotel pick up and drop service.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore different ranges with beautiful mountain views
  • Experience the spectacular natural landscape, country side, and terraced farmland
  • Discover the lifestyle of the local people
Full description
Nagarkot is a village development committee located at 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu in Bhaktapur District in the Bagmati Zone. It is an international tourist destination with spectacular views of the whole Langtang range, sunrise on the mountains and sunset views.

The scenic beauty of the place makes it a very popular hiking route for tourists. Located approximately 7000 feet (2000 meters) above sea level and 28 kilometers from Kathmandu International Airport, Nagarkot is a world-famous hills station commanding breathtaking views of the majestic Himalayas, rolling hills, deep valleys, lush pine forests in a quaint rural atmosphere. Considered as the best viewpoint spot to enjoy the magnificent sunrise and sunset with spectacular Himalayan vistas, Nagarkot commands one of the broadest views of the snow capped Himalayas in the Kathmandu valley (8 Himalayan ranges of Nepal out of 13 from here). The ranges include Annapurna range, Manaslu range, Ganesh himal range, Langtang range, Jugal range, Rolwaling range, Mahalangur range (Everest range) and Numbur range with splendid views of the Kathmandu valley and shivapuri national park.

Situated in a strategic location, Nagarkot was an ancient fort of the Kathmandu valley to monitor external activities of another kingdoms. Later, it became a summer retreat for the royal family before becoming popular as an international hill station.

 

Includes
  • Air-conditioned tourist bus
  • English-speaking guide
  • Lunch on the way and dinner
What’s Not Included
  • Tip for the guide/driver.
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Oversize luggage
Know before you go
This trip offers the opportunity of being among one of the most beautiful places of Nepal. We take you to the hiking start point in an air-conditioned bus and then a guided hiking up to Nagarkot view sunset and then stay in one of the finest hotels in Nagarkot. Next day, you can either hike down other way or we could arrange transportation from Nagarkot back to Kathmandu.
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