Nagarkot Day Hike - 1 Day

Nagarkot Day Hike

Nagarkot day hike is a 1 day trip to the most popular, scenic and sunrise or sunset view point nearby Kathmandu valley. Situated at an altitude of 2175m from sea level, Nagarkot is just 32 km away from the capital of Nepal.

Apart from the sunrise/sunset views, glimpses of mountain views, visiting around the villages, flora and fauna and availability of tourist standard hotels and resorts are the highlights of visiting Nagarkot.

Nagarkot day hike starts from the Sankhu village, a typical Newari village where you can explore the lifestyle and culture of ethnic people.

From the top of Nagarkot, you will have the 360 degree views of some Eight thousand meter tallest peaks including Mt. Everest, Manaslu, Gaurishankar Himal, Ganesh Himal, Cho-Oyu and Shisapangma.

Best Time to Hike Nagarkot

Traveling to Nagarkot can be done all the time in a year but Mid of September to Mid of December and from March to May are best time. You will enjoy the festivals, culture, scenic hiking route, panoramic views of valley, beautiful sunrise and colorful nature trail.

Nagarkot Day Hike Itinerary

Day 01: Drive to Sankhu, hike to Nagarkot

Morning after breakfast, pick up your from your hotel, drive to Sankhu and commence hiking from there.

4-5 hours hike from Sankhu to Nagarkot. Explore the paddy fields, forests and local villages. Upon arrival in Nagarkot, you will have amazing views of mountains, surrounding villages and landscapes.

Take a lunch, rest and view of sunset from the view tower. Nagarkot day hike concludes with a drive back to the hotel. Overnight stay at a hotel.

Trip Cost

The trip costs $125 per person. This Nagarkot 1 Day short trekking cost depends upon the group size, services and season of traveling. The cost includes private vehicle, entrance fees, guide hiring charge. Please contact us for the best rate of the trip.

Cost Includes

  • All ground transportation by private vehicle
  • English speaking guide
  • Government taxes and office service charge

Cost Excludes

  • Foods and accommodation in Kathmandu/Nagarkot
  • Personal expenses like drinks
  • Tips for guide and driver

Nagarkot Day Hike Faqs

Why is Nagarkot famous?

Nagarkot is famous for its beauty, Himalayan sunrise or sunset views, nearby villages, terraced farmlands and the forested hills.

What is the best time to hike Nagarkot?

Hiking to Nagarkot can be done all year round but from mid September to mid December and March to May are the best months. You can enjoy the snowfall (sometimes) during winter in Nagarkot. Overall, you can plan any time for Kathmandu Nagarkot day hike.

Can we see Mount Everest from Nagarkot?

Yes, you can see Mount Everest from Nagarkot on a clear day.

We are a family. Can we bring our children there?

Yes, it is an easy and child friendly hike. Your kids will enjoy nature, villages and the mountains. You can hire a porter to take care of your children.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Nagarkot Day Hike

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