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Nagarkot Sunrise Day Tour

Nagarkot Sunrise Day Tour

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Nagarkot Sunrise Day Tour of great interest and delights, a wonderful combination of magnificent scenery of mountains-stunning sunrise with tour of ancient temple of Changunararyan and its old village.Starting this fabulous program early before dawn to reach at Nagarkot on time for sunrise views over chain of Himalayan peaks, drive leads past Kathmandu valley and Bhaktapure city towards high hill at Nagarkot located above 2,100 m high.

Nagarkot a hill town, famous and popular among local Kathmandu people also, to escape from the city life to get refreshed with clean fresh mountain air and as well for the views in the comfort of many luxury-standard to simple hotels and resorts facing mountain scenery.From Nagarkot with time for fabulous views of stunning sunrise over chain of mountains which stretches from Manaslu-Ganesh-Langtang-Jugal Himal towards Everest range in the far eastern horizon.

After a time at Nagarkot within its fresh cool environment our journey leads downhill towards Changunararyan Temple past farm villages and terraces and into serene woodland to reach at ancient Temple of Changunararyan. Here with time to visit the temple premises of great interest and tour of its old village and then driving back to Kathmandu after a remarkable and wonderful time on Nagarkot Sunrise and Day Tour. 

Trip Outlooks:
Mode of Tour: On spacious cars and coach as per group size
Tour Grade: Leisure with short and gradual walks.
Activities: Exciting short drives, cultural and heritage tours and short walks.  
Tour duration: Minimum 07 hrs to maximum 08 hrs (breaks for lunch and refreshments)
Places of Tour: Nagarkot Hill with stunning views of Sunrise and tour of Changunararyan.
Total Trip: From 4:30 a.m. to 03 p.m. with short drive and tours
Season: All year round best from January to May and September to December when days are clear for mountain views.

Nagarkot Sunrise Day Tour Itinerary

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Day 1 : A Full Day Guided Tour of Nagarkot Hill Town from Hotel in Thamel and back to Thamel with visit of ancient Changunararyan Temple.

A Full Day Guided Tour of Nagarkot Hill Town from Hotel in Thamel and back to Thamel with visit of ancient Changunararyan Temple.

4:30 A. M. to 6:00 P.M:  Early morning pick up from your hotel in Thamel for the drive to scenic Nagarkot Hill town with breakfast at Nagarkot in fine hotel and its restaurants.Our city and tour guide will pick you for an hour drive or more heading towards eastern rim of Kathmandu valley to reach at Nagarkot past Bhaktapure  city, as the drive leads past city hub of Kathmandu on Nepal / Tibet-China Friendship Highway known as Arniko Highway, riding along farm villages and town of Thimi and Bhaktapure, and then drive diverts north heading uphill to reach at scenic Nagarkot.

Located at 2,100 m high and some 30 k.m away from Kathmandu an interesting and charming spot above the Kathmandu valley and Bhaktapure city, on reaching at Nagarkot with cool morning temperature visit its view tower for striking sunrise views over chain of Himalayan peaks from Manaslu-Ganesh-Langtang-Jugal Himal extending towards Mt. Everest.

 7 A.M. To 8 A.M: After an awesome views breakfast at its many excellent hotels and restaurants around 7 a.m. completing breakfast spending time at Nagarkot town with excellent views within alpine cool hills rest of the morning free to relax and marvel the surrounding beautiful landscapes and mountains views.

10 A.M. To 3 P.M: Our next interesting morning event takes you to visit at ancient and old Changunararyan Temple and its medieval period villages of Newar tribes, starting with downhill walk past traditional farm villages of Tamang tribe interwoven with Buddhism.Walk on pleasant trail leads you past a Shiva Hindu Temple area near Telkot village, and then our route diverts into pine and rhododendron forest with sound of birds and views of mountains along the walk.After few hours of pleasant and scenic walk reaching at Changunararyan Temple and its small village   

Ancient temple of Nepal Changunararyan, located on a high hilltop also called Changu or Dolagiri. The temple area surrounded with forest of champak trees and a small Changu village situated north of Bhaktapur.

Changunararyan Temple dedicated to Hindu Lord Visnu, this temple is considered as the oldest one in Nepal. The pagoda style temple has several masterpieces of 5th to 12th century of excellent Nepalese art.Proves that temple was already been established as a sacred site in the 3rd century A.D. It is the earliest inscription known in Nepal.

With time here to visit the village and for souvenir shopping with lunch at Changunararyan many good local restaurants and then heading back to Kathmandu after a long and interesting day on Nagarkot Sunrise Tour with hike to Changunararyan.On reaching at Kathmandu with good short and scenic drive past Bhaktapur suburb and Thimi town, then transfer to your hotel in Thamel after a great wonderful day.   

Service Includes on Price

Cost Includes

  • Travel Insurance and evacuation 
  • Private Car/Jeep for your tour with driver
  • English speaking tour guide
  • All entrance fees

Cost Excludes

  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Tip for Guide and Driver 

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