Nagarkot to Changunarayan Hiking

Trip Facts:

Trip Name: Nagarkot to Changunarayan Hiking
Trip Duration: 1 day
Best Season:  Throughout the year
Meal: self Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Trip Overview:

Nagarkot to Changunarayan Day Hiking is the perfect hiking route around the Kathmandu Valley through which one can view the majestic mountains panoramas along with the hiking. Nagarkot a popular hill station located at the Bhaktapur district which offers the spectacular sight of the mountains ranges like Annapurna range, Manaslu range, Ganesh Himal range, Langtang range, Jugal range, Rolwaling range, Everest range and Numbur range. Changunarayan Temple, a UNESCO world heritage site is also located at the Bhaktapur district and is the major attraction of Bhaktapur district. It has its own historical and cultural importance. Changunarayan temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is one of the oldest temples of Nepal. It is believed that the temple existed as early as 325 A.D. 

Trip Highlights:

  • Exotic hiking to Changunarayan from Nagarkot  
  • Temples, shrines and other religious attractions
  • Alluring Himalayan views from the top of the hill including Annapurna range, Manaslu range, Ganesh himal range, Langtang range, Jugal range, Rolwaling range, Everest range and Numbur range.
  • Traditional villages and exotic atmosphere
  • Different ethnic groups and their lifestyle
  • Changunarayan Temple (UNESCO world heritage site) 

Day to Day Itinerary:

Early in the morning we drive to Nagarkot from Kathmandu & start our approx. 4 hour hike crossing through the terraced fields, dense Tamang traditional village, with typical country side houses painted with locally found Ocher. On the first part of the hiking we experience culture & life style of the native people on the trail. Second part of the hiking is more natural, passing through deciduous forest, a close watch to flora & fauna. Finally we reach Changunarayan, an oldest pagoda style temple in Kathmandu. One can see world praised master pieces of stoned sculpture. After our hike we drive back to Kathmandu.

Cost Details:

The tour cost depends upon the category of hotels used and as per the group-size. Normally we use government approved 3 star and above hotels. Please contact us for the trip pricing.

During the trip; weather, local politics, transport or a multitude of other factor, that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered. We will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but an easy going nature will be an asset!

  • Why Travel in Nepal?

    Nepal is country situated in the temperate region of the world surrounded by two countries India in the east, west and south and China in the north. Despite of being a small country Nepal treasures mountains, hills and the plain surface known as terai. Acquiring the 8 out of 10 highest peak of the world, Nepal has become the hotspot destination of mountaineers, rock climbers and people wanting adventures. The ten world heritage sites including the birth place of Lord Buddha, the famous temple of Hindus the Pashupatinath provides the composure and serenity to the visitors who prefers the peaceful places.

  • Why Travel with us?

    1. Touring variety as you desire.
    2. Concerns of safety and reliability.
    3. Experienced Guide.
    4. Small Groups while travelling.
    5. Modern accommodation at good hotel.
    6. Transportation according to your desire.
    7. Tailor made itinerary that can be customized.
    8. 24/7 customer service.
    9. Trip and tour that fits your budget.
    10. Valued customer satisfaction.
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