Lying on the hilltop at an altitude of 2175 m from the sea level, the Nagarkot tour is one of the most well-known picturesque spots which lets you witness magnificent views of sunrise. The Nagarkot tour has turned out to be prominent since it gives an opportunity to view Mount Everest as well as other snow-topped Himalayan ranges of eastern Nepal. From the Nagarkot, you can see the fantastic mountain views of the Khumbu ranges, Langtang ranges, Manaslu, Dorje Lakpa, Sisa Pagma, Choyu, Gauri Shankar, Mt Everest, etc. Also, it offers an exceptional view of the Indrawati River Valley to the east and a panoramic view of the Kathmandu Valley to the west.
Nagarkot tour is preferred mostly during spring since the region appears to be more beautiful with varieties of colored flowers blooming all around. The flowers look stunning against the calm setting of the snow-covered mountains. The Nagarkot tour is generally preferred by those who want to have an adventure without making much effort and maintain proximity with beautiful dense forests, flower-covered meadows, and stunning views of the immense Himalayas. It has also become a popular stop for mountain bikers. Nagarkot makes for a fine short hike, one in which you walk on the edge of the valley.
The sunrise viewed from this hill presents you with the ever-refreshing memory of the majestic panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges from Dhaulagiri in the west and Mt. Everest in the east. On the way, you can observe the historic and cultural town of Sankhu. Drive to Nala (30 km. northeast) of Kathmandu. Start your hiking from the village. Take the graveled road to Nagarkot. You shall pass through the pine forests, terraces, and the typical Newari Villages. From there you can see the Bhaktapur Village very near to you and the beautiful Kathmandu Valley at the far distance. Resume your hike. Take the splendid view of the Himalayas from here.
Nagarkot Hiking Itinerary Details:
Day 01: Your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport.
Day 02: A full day sightseeing in medieval and historical cities such as Visit, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath Temple, and finally visit Swayambhunath.
Day 03: After breakfast drive to Patan, the city of art and beauty, and after the exploration of the city of art and culture, drive to Nagarkot 1950 m. It provides excellent views of snowy mountains and wonderful views of sunrise and sunset. Overnight at Nagarkot.
Day 04: After breakfast drive to Bhaktapur, the city examples of wood-carving. Check into the hotel.
Day 05: Departure to the Airport or Join another program.