Nagarkot Tour

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2 Days

Duration

Nepal

Country

Easy

Grade

2195 M

Max altitude

Private/Domestic Vehicles

Transportation

3* hotels

Accommodation

Through out the year

Best season

Minimum 01-maximum 12

Group Size

Overview


Nagarkot  is a popular  hill station in central Nepal, at the rim of the Kathmandu valley  located 28km east from Kathmandu international airport with an altitude of 2195m .It is a nearest place form city to see Himalayan ranges with a mesmerizing view of sunrise and sunset .A  wide panoramic view  of eight Himalaya ranges including Annapurna range(8010m), Manslu range(8156m),Ganesh himal range(74222m), Langtang range(7205m), Jugal range, Rolwaling range, Everest range known as Mahalangur range(8850m) and Numbur rang(6958m) can be seen clearly with spectacular sunrise views.

The best time to see these majestic snow-covered peaks are in the mountains where all these peaks glow with the rays of sunshine gently spraying towards these peaks. The color of these peaks changes from blue to grey into orange which seems like fire in ice. It's like sun rays painting the canvas in the sky with magical spectacle of orange ball of fire rising above the peaks with the surreal glow which will captivate everyone's heart and soul. The best time for the visit is from October to march .It is said that sky is seen clear during those days. The sight is most delightful in summer when the nature brightens with wonderful lights and colors.

To view sunrise or sunset we should reach there thirty minute before the time for rise or set. Sunrise January (6.50AM) to March (6:00AM) April (5:50AM) to June (5:15AM) July (5:15AM) to September (5:50AM) October (6:00AM) to December (6:50AM). Sunset-January (5:25PM) to March (6:15PM) April (6:25PM) to June (7:00) July (7:00PM) to September (6:00PM) October (5:45PM) to December (5: PM).

So near yet so far from heat, dust, smoke and city's hustle-bustle, Nagarkot is the fascinating spot for refreshment. Not only for sunrise or sun set, short hiking (including jungle walks), pony riding, bird watching could be new interest to the adventure-seekers. Here, the forests are covered with pine trees giving the place a mysterious glow. Threw surrounding scrubland is laced with trails and home to many butterflies. To the west the ancient, pagoda style Changunarayan temple which showcase the glory of Nepal’s architects and artisan dedicated to lord Vishnu and a Hindu pilgrimage site. If temples of the valley takes you deeper, the Himalayas of Nepal will take u higher.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Bhaktapur sightseeing and drive to Nagarkot.

Day 2: Early morning Hike to view tower, enjoy the sunrise view and drive back to Kathmandu

Trip Highlights

·         Short and awesome trip for a limited holiday planner.

·         Amazing sunrise and sunset view.

·         Escape away from the hustle and bustle life of Kathmandu city.

·    Panoramic view of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Gaurisanker, Dorje Lakpa, and  Everest.

·        Hike to view tower in Nagarkot

Detail Itenerary


Bhaktapur Darbar Square is one of the biggest palace in Kathmandu valley. Mostly in the town we witness Newari Peoples, cultures and arts crafted in the windows, Door, Stout etc. in the daily using stuffs. It is also one of the world heritages site in Nepal. It contains many masterpieces of Art, Architecture and Historical monuments among them we are going to discover some of the prominent sites, the palace of 55 windows, Golden Gate, National art gallery, Nyatpole, Pottery Square etc.
Wake up early in the morning to view sunrise in the Chain of beautiful Himalayas. View tower provides you close up view of Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Gaurisankar and Langtang ranges. The view tower is one hours hiking distance from your hotel. Witness the sunrise view and hike back to the hotel and after breakfast drive back to Kathmandu.

Departure


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Cost Info


Cost Includes

    • One night hotel in Nagarkot with breakfast at three star hotel.
    • Entrance fees of sightseeing spots
    • Personal communication, laundry, shopping
    • Kathmandu- Nagarkot- Kathmandu drive by private car
    • Experience Tour Guide
    • All additional government tax

Cost Excludes

    • All kind of drinks (Alcohol, hot and cold drinks)
    • Lunch and dinner in Nagarkot
    • (Bar bills, telephone bills and other personal expenses (shopping/laundry)
    • Tips to Tour Guide
    • All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. personal illness, political strike etc.

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FAQ

This trek is suitable for average people who are moderately fit, thus no previous experience is required. Some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, hiking is recommended before you embark on your journey. Whilst on the trek, it is common to experience some discomfort before being fully acclimatized.
To prepare for a strenuous trek like this you should begin training at least two to three months before your departure. As a guideline, an hour of aerobic exercise three to four times per week would be considered a minimum requirement. The best preparation is bushwalking involving relatively steep ascents and descents. If you can manage a couple of valley floor to ridgeline ascents per comfortable and able to enjoy the trek to the fullest.
Yes, our airport representative will be there to greet you at the airport. S/he will be displaying an Ace the Himalaya signboard outside the airport terminal. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in our tourist vehicle.