Nagarkot Hiking Tour (01 days)
|Trip Duration||01 days|
|Trip Type:||Day Hiking Tour|
|Min. Group Size||1|
|Best Season:||Autumn: SEP-OCT-NOV
|Meals:||3 Meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)|
|Acommodation:||2-3 Star Hotel Accomodation in Kathmandu.|
This Day Hiking Trip Can be a additional dose to upclose Nature & Culture around Kathmandu valley, which can be added as extended trip to any other Nepal trip packages depending on your interest and available access days.
Early in the morning, you drive from Kathmandu to Sankhu which takes approximately one hour. Afterwards you hike from Sankhu to Nagarkot which takes about three and a half hours. At Nagarkot, you will enjoy delicious lunch. You then continue your hike from Nagarkot to Changunarayan that takes about three hours. The most popular walk leads down from Nagarkot along a ridge to the temple of Changunarayan, with views of Sankhu village to the right and Bhaktapur to the left. Changunarayan is said to have been built in 323 AD by King Hari Datta Varma. The temple, famous for its architecture, is richly decorated with sculptures and carvings and is one of the oldest temple in the valley. After excursion in and around Changunarayan you board the vehicle to get back to Kathmandu which takes one and a half hours.