Grade

Easy

Geography

Forest/Hills

Location

Bhaktapur

Max altitude

2,175m

Religions

Hindu/Buddhist

Ethnic People

Tamang/Newar

Accommodation

Hotel

Transportation

Tourist Bus/Private Vehicle

Minimum Pax

2pax

$250 $199

Nagarkot Changunarayan Hiking

Nagarkot Changunarayan Hiking is one for the nature lovers as the hiking trail introduces the Himalayas and the enchanting landscapes in quite sublime fashion and also the best hiking in Nepal. The hike takes you to the vantage point of Nagarkot hiking, renowned for the panorama of the Himalayas including the Mt. Everest (8848 m). Similarly, the trail descends along the lush hills and quaint settlements to reach Changunarayan. The hike incorporates plenty of natural glory along with the religious and cultural prosperity of the hill east to the Kathmandu Valley.

 

Nagarkot Changunarayan Trip Highlights

  • 360 degree views of the Himalayas including the Mt. Everest (8848 m)
  • Stunning natural views of the hilly landscapes and the hiking trail
  • Tour the UENSCO world heritage site of Changunarayan
  • Enjoy the pleasant culture and way of life of the local ethnicities

 

Nagarkot Changunarayan Hike Overview

The day of Nagarkot to Changunarayan Hike begins early as we make our way towards Nagarkot for the early morning sunrise views. The viewpoint of Nagarkot is famous for hosting an astounding panorama of Himalayas including the Everest, Jugal, and Langtang ranges. Enjoying the Himalayan views at sunrise, we make our way towards the hamlet of Nagarkot.

The quaint hamlet sitting atop the hill is adorned by majestic Himalayas overlooking the valley and the stunning Shivapuri National Park. After having breakfast in the company of the Himalayas, we prepare for a pleasant hike to Changunarayan. The trail offers bountiful interactions with local ethnic communities and the bio-diversity on the way of Nagarkot Changunarayan Hiking.

Descending through the pleasant natural landscapes, the trail takes us to the temple of Changunarayan located at a distance of 15km from the hamlet itself. The UNESCO world heritage site is a wonder of culture and religion. Where the ancient way of life shines through the local art and architecture. Around the temple is a local museum where ancient culture.  And history comes to life through the ancient lore and stories. Enjoying the pleasant culture and religion we head back towards the valley which concludes our travel for the Nagarkot Changunarayan Hiking.

We, here at Nepal Treks, are always up for a pleasant day filled with stunning views of the Himalayas and pleasant natural landscapes. Accompany us in this stunning journey and we will make sure the day is one to remember. Along the Nagarkot Changunarayan Hiking, we offer experienced guides to help you along the route.

 

  • Category
  • Location
  • Grade
  • Days
    1
  • Geography
    Forest/Hills
  • Location
    Bhaktapur
  • Max altitude
    2,175m
  • Religions
    Hindu/Buddhist
  • Ethnic People
    Tamang/Newar
  • Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Transportation
    Tourist Bus/Private Vehicle
  • Minimum Pax
    2pax
Morning
Early morning drive for sunrise view from Kathmandu
The day begins early as we make our way out of Kathmandu heading towards Nagarkot. Located at a driving distance of 27.8 Km away from the valley, the trail heads out of the city of Bhaktapur chasing the hills surrounding the valley. Taking on the winding bends of the Nagarkot, we reach the Nagarkot view tower before entering the hamlet itself. A perfect position to enjoy the pleasant views of sunrise the majestic views of the Himalayas is not one to be missed.
Afternoon
After Breakfast Hike from Nagarkot to Changunarayan |3-4 Hrs
Enjoying the pleasant view of sunrise, we make our way towards the hilly town of Nagarkot. Reaching the hamlet we tour around the village familiarizing ourselves with the local culture. After lunch we begin our trek heading towards the temple of Changunarayan. The trail heading out of Nagarkot takes on the pleasant natural landscapes guided by the lush green forests. The descending journey is a pleasant one which captures the essence of hiking reaching the temple of Changunarayan. Spread around the temple are pieces of art and architecture reflecting the history and culture of the region. Taking time off to enjoy the ancient heritage we continue on the descending trail headed for the base of the hill. Enjoying the pleasant view of sunrise, we make our way towards the hilly town of Nagarkot. Reaching the hamlet we tour around the village familiarizing ourselves with the local culture. After lunch we begin our trek heading towards the temple of Changunarayan. The trail heading out of Nagarkot takes on the pleasant natural landscapes guided by the lush green forests. The descending journey is a pleasant one which captures the essence of hiking reaching the temple of Changunarayan. Spread around the temple are pieces of art and architecture reflecting the history and culture of the region. Taking time off to enjoy the ancient heritage we continue on the descending trail headed for the base of the hill.
Evening
Drive Back to Kathmandu
Reaching the base of the hill we board on the bus driving back to the valley. The trail once again enters the artistically pleasant city of Bhaktapur continuing on towards Kathmandu which ends our journey.


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