Activity : Day tours, Sightseeing
Total Days : 1 days
Difficulty : easy, interesting
Start - End : Kathmandu-Kathmandu
Highest Altitude : 1400M
Season : All
Nagarkot Sunrise is one of the amazing things that most people would like to see. If you just have a day in and is planning for Nagarkot Sunrise and Bhaktapur sightseeing then this is the best option to escape from the crowd of Kathmandu. You will be surprised to see just how much the local villages along the trail is unchanged and still shows their traditional countryside lifestyle even though they are so close to the city. Nagarkot is at 2195m and it is a scenic hilltop about 32 km from Kathmandu which is very popular as a Mountain Viewpoint.
From Nagarkot, you can see the vista of the Himalayas ranging from the Dhaulagiri in the west to Kanchenjunga in the east. Also, possibly we can see Mt Everest but only as a dot on the horizon but with a binocular you can have a good view of it. The significance of this place is to watch the stunning sunrise in the early morning. The sunrise and sunset seen from this hill could be a lifetime memory for you. After watching the sunrise in Nagarkot, we will also get an opportunity to visit a famous and old city of Bhaktapur. Bhaktapur is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its richness in cultures, temples, arts and crafts being the prime reason.Here you will see many traditional things. During the Bhaktapur sightseeing, you will see Golden Gate, Nyatapole Temple, National Art Gallery, Dattatreya Temple, Potter’s Square, the palace of 55 windows, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and many another famous place. Also, we will visit famous Changu Narayan Temple which has the oldest living monument dating back to 5th century. It is also a UNESCO world heritage site.
So the main purpose of this tour is to escape from the busy town of Kathmandu Valley. Therefore, Himalayan Recreation Treks and Expedition invites you to walk through lush mountains, with the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas as your backdrop.
Starting place: Kathmandu, Thamel/your hotel
Ending place: Kathmandu Thamel/ your hotel
Here is your itinerary for all given day tours package:
05:15 am – Drive to Nagarkot for Sunrise
08:00 am – Breakfast time
09:30 am- Explore the beautiful Nagarkot village
11:30 am- Drive to Bhaktapur city
12:00am to 13:00pm- Lunch Break
13: 00 pm- Explore the ancient Bhaktapur city
14: 30 pm- Drive back to hotel
About trip/tour start date: we organize a tour on your requested date.