Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hiking from Kathmandu

Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hiking from Kathmandu

Enjoy the beautiful view and sunrise from the best viewpoint of the valley on this Nagarkot Sunrise View one day package which also includes hike towards one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Nepal, Changunarayan. This Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hike to Changunarayan will excite you early in the morning with a mesmerizing view of many glorious peaks of Nepal like Mt. Annapurna, Ganesh Himal, Mt. Everest, and 8 out of 13 mountain ranges that shines in early sunrise including panoramic view of the valley and Shivpuri National Park. After such a fantastic start early in the morning, hike down to Changunarayan with beautiful nature walk amidst the forest of pine and terraced farms crossing typical and local villages of Tamang and Newar community. At Changunarayan, you will be impressed by the stone and wood carvings and sculptures of Hindu and Tantric deities which will show you the rich and old heritage of Nepal.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Nagarkot View Tower, Bageshwori-Nagarkot Rd, Mahamanjushree Nagarkot 44812 Nepal

You will start the trip to Nagarkot before dawn. The drive is about one and a half hours to Nagarkot View Point. Nagarkot is a hill station which is famous for it's sunrise and sunset view with panoramic scenery. The drive will be through the local settlements surrounded by trees. As you reach the viewpoint, grab a little spot to enjoy the magnificent sunrise over the towering Himalayas. The perspective will give you a glimpse of 8 Himalayan ranges, including many snowy peaks like Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Annapurna, and even Mt. Everest from the point. You will observe the bright rays of sun touching the tip of mountains, turning them from bright orange and red to snowy white in color. You can also look below to find the incredible view of the valley and Indrawati river in the east. Take at the moment to observe such beautiful natural phenomena before descending to Changunarayan.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Nagarkot Hiking, Kathmandu Nepal

With such a beautiful mountain view, the trail is filled with a forest of pines, terraced farms of local villagers and a typical small village. The nature walk is fresh and refreshing, with a beautiful atmosphere around you. You will hike peacefully within the womb of nature till you find yourself in the small villages of Brahmin, Newars and Tamang community. You will then gradually cross the path taking on the graveled road and local trail to Changunarayan.

Duration: 4 hours

Pass By: Nagarkot Panoramic Hiking Trail, Panoramic Trail, Nagarkot 44600 Nepal

After you have enjoyed your moment there, you will follow an excellent path downhill. The trail offers a panoramic view of mountains along the way. You will be refreshed by the fresh mountain air and serene atmosphere along the way. You can see the Himalayan peaks from the corners of your eyes that are shining brightly because of the sun’s rays.

Stop At: Nagarkot Buddha Peace Park Hiking Trail, Nagarkot Hillstation, Nagarkot 44812 Nepal

While we go to Nagarkot sunrise view and day hiking, you will visit this small beautiful place of Buddha peace park. One of the small statues of Lord Buddha, a nicely decorated garden with a beautiful view of across jungle is amazing. Take a rest for a while and enjoy taking a beautiful picture of hiking here.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Changu Narayan, Bhaktapur Nepal

The temple of Changunarayan is one of the oldest temples that date back to the Licchavi period of the history of Nepal. The temple is made up of beautiful stone and wood carvings. It is designed in a traditional Nepali style that can be described as neither a Shikhara style nor a Pagoda style. On reaching the Changunarayan temple at the hilltop, you will see yourself surrounded by Champak trees. You will see the temple is surrounded by statues of Lord Vishnu along with other deities inside the courtyard of the main temple. You will see that the four entrances of temples have a pair of life-sized beasts each guarding them. There are beautiful carvings in struts and doors that can be seen which reflects the art and architectural skills of ancient Nepal. You can also see stone pillars with inscription in Sanskrit on western entrance. You can observe many monuments like Historical pillars, Garuda, Chanda Narayan, Sridhar Vishnu, Vishworup, Narasimha, Kileshwor and many more when you visit the temple from the main entrance or east gate. Not only these monuments but you can also see many Tantric sculptures and carvings near the Changunarayan. Then you will move on from Changunarayan.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Thamel, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

The trip mainly departs from the main tourist hub from Thamel. If the customers are staying out of Thamel we do pick up them from most of the parts like the Lazimpat area, Durbar marg, Patan, Buddha, Bhaktapur, and Nagarkot itself. This trip is unique and amazing. Don't miss out to see Nepal's best sunrise view, the Himalayas including Mount Everest and local Nepali village lifestyle.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"In the event of poor weather or bad traffic conditions, tour itinerary is subject to change without notice. No cancellations or refunds will be issued. See voucher for details"
"We recommend you bring warm clothing during winter"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"

Start Time: 4:00 AM
Duration: 9 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from all hotels inside ring road including Boudha area, Bhaktapur and Nagarkot area.


  • Tribhuvan Airport, Kathmandu Nepal

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


  • Professional guide
  • Transportation (hotel pickup & drop, air conditioned vehicle)
  • Fees (admission, fuel surcharge, parking, entry)
  • Entry/Admission - Nagarkot View Tower
  • Entry/Admission - Changu Narayan

Not Included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities


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