Nagarkot Day Hiking Tour


1 Day


This trip includes

Guided tour & trek throughout the trip


Nagarkot Hiking Tour Hightlights

  • Adventure through Nepal’s scenic wonders.
  • Traverse lush trails from Nagarkot to the historic Changunarayan Temple, a UNESCO site.
  • Marvel at the Himalayan panorama, including Everest and Langtang, and conclude the day with a mesmerizing sunset.
  • A perfect fusion of nature, culture, and breathtaking views.


An unforgettable adventure with our Sunrise-Sunset Hiking Tour in Nagarkot, Nepal, where nature’s breathtaking spectacle unfolds before your eyes. Nestled in the heart of the Himalayas, Nagarkot offers an unparalleled vantage point for witnessing the magic of dawn and dusk.

Nagarkot Day Hiking Tour

Nagarkot Day Hiking Tour, that promises a perfect blend of nature, culture, and panoramic views. Set against the backdrop of the majestic Himalayas, this journey begins in the charming hillside town of Nagarkot. Meander through enchanting trails, enveloped by verdant landscapes and rustic villages, as our experienced guides share tales of local traditions.

Traverse to the historic Changunarayan Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and explore its intricate architecture and spiritual significance. As you ascend, witness the unfolding beauty of the Himalayan panorama, with iconic peaks like Everest and Langtang painting the skyline.

Throughout the day, relish the tranquility of Nagarkot’s serene surroundings, capturing postcard-worthy moments during breaks at scenic viewpoints. Savor a delightful picnic lunch amidst nature’s embrace, adding a touch of leisure to your hiking adventure.

Concluding with the enchanting hues of a sunset, the tour culminates in a mesmerizing display of colors over the Himalayan range. This Nagarkot Day Hiking Tour promises not just a physical journey but a holistic experience, leaving you with cherished memories of Nepal’s cultural and natural wonders.

Nagarkot Sunrise sunset tour with Day Hiking

As the first light of the day paints the sky in hues of pink and gold, our guided sunrise hike takes you through lush forests and meandering trails. Ascend to the summit, where the panoramic views of the majestic Himalayan range, including iconic peaks like Everest, Annapurna, and Langtang, create a mesmerizing backdrop for the rising sun.

Later in the day, as the sun gracefully sets, experience the serene beauty of Nagarkot’s landscapes on our sunset hike. The changing colors of the sky, coupled with the tranquil surroundings, make for an awe-inspiring spectacle. Our knowledgeable guides will share insights into the region’s culture and ecology, adding depth to your hiking experience.

This tour promises not only a visual feast but also an immersive cultural journey. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of Nagarkot, where the rhythmic dance of sunlight and shadow over the mountains will leave you with cherished memories of a day well spent in the lap of nature.

Why Nagarkot Hike?

Nagarkot hiking offers a unique opportunity to explore the myriad wonders of nature, rural Nepal, and the awe-inspiring majesty and beauty of the dramatic mountain range experience. Nagarkot is on the edge of the valley and offers superb views of the mountains such as Mt. Everest (8848m), Dorje Lakpa (6988m), Langtang Lirung (7219m), Gauri Shanker (7145m), Ganesh Himal (6704m), as well as the Kathman  Valley.

Changunarayan Hiking Route

The Nagarkot Hiking tour starts from Changunarayan hill after a 1-hour drive from Kathmandu. The hike heads up from Chagunarayan Telkot along a ridge to the temple of Changunarayan, with views of Sankhu village to the right and Bhaktapur to the left.

Changunarayan is situated at the end of a long ridge well into the valley. It is said to have been built in 323 AD by King Hari Datta Varma. The temple, famous for its architecture, is rich in sculptures and carvings. It is said to be the oldest temple in the valley. Chagunaryan to Nagarkot day hiking trip takes about three and a half hours. Rest and excursions n be had around Nagarkot, then the sun, the issue with a private vehicle back to Kathmandu.

Changunarayan – Nagarkot Hiking Tour

The journey with our Changunarayan-Nagarkot Hiking Tour with adventure through the cultural and natural wonders of Nepal. Begin at the ancient Changunarayan Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where history and spirituality converge. Traverse scenic trails, immersing yourself in lush landscapes and traditional villages. Ascend to Nagarkot, witnessing panoramic views of the Himalayas. Capture the essence of Nepal with each step, blending heritage and nature seamlessly in this unforgettable hiking experience.


What To Expect?

What's included

  • All transfers using private cars.
  • Necessary entrance fees to Monuments.
  • Nature Guide

What's not included

  • Beverage and expenses of personal nature.
  • Personal Insurance.
  • Any Optional Sightseeing Tours and extension of tours, hotel accommodation, etc.
  • Tips to guide, porters, drivers, etc.

Why US

MyEverestTrip is a Nepalese Travel and Trekking Agency based in Kathmandu. We have been operating in different trekking regions for over a decade, traveling with hundreds of travelers worldwide.

With the pure intention to bring trekkers to Nepal’s safety and comfort, we have an entire team of travel planners, guides, and porters. We also have connections to hotels and restaurant lines all over Nepal to ensure that our trekkers get the best possible facilities.

So, here is the reason why you should travel with MyEverestTrip.

Customize Your Itinerary:

We have designed a well-planned Itinerary for all travel destinations around Nepal. However, this Itinerary is customizable as per the needs and requests of our trekkers. Just let us know when and how long you are staying so we can arrange the rest.

Our Expert Guide:

Although all travel agencies claim to have a good guide, many are not informed about the place you are traveling to. However, MyEverestTrip has its licensed guide in Nepal. They have been working in this field for over three decades, collecting all the information about the place/ culture and learning to keep the travelers safe. Also, our guide is good at the English language. We can even hire a guide who can speak Chinese and other European languages for trekking in Nepal upon special request.

Fair and reasonable Cost:

MyEverestTrip has been known for its very economic trek packages in Nepal. You can compare the price we offer with any other travel agency in Nepal and only book with us if you are satisfied with our cost. We try to include all needed expenses during the tour so that you will not be overwhelmed with hidden expenses after the packages are booked.

Your safety is our priority:

Obviously, the safety of our trekkers and team is the utmost priority of MyEverestTrip. Our guide and porters who shall accompany you for the trip will have their insurance. We also encourage Travel insurance for our trekkers. Our treks and trips have been so designed that you only walk an appropriate distance. In any case of emergency, you will always have our back.

Responsible and Eco-Friendly

MyEverestTrip operates with the belief in responsible tourism. This includes

  • We are transparent about the services covered on the trip. There shall be no hidden cost (informed in advance if there’s any)
  • We cover all the places promised before the trek (the trend of skipping places once you book the package has to be discouraged).
  • All our guides and porters are above 18yrs. We highly discourage child labor in the tourism industry
  • We do not leave any wastage behind on the trekking routes. We either dispose of the waste appropriately or carry it back with us and send it to the municipality
  • We do not engage in any activities that affect the people in the trek places of Nepal where we stay.

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