Day Hiking Tour

Option 1 : Nagarkot Hike

Nagarkot is situated at 32km east of Kathmandu, Nepal at Bhaktapur District in an altitude of 2170m. Nagarkot is an international tourist destination which is renowned for its sunrise view of the Himalayas. The panoramic view of the Himalayas ranging from Dhaulagiri in the west to Kanchanjunga in the east including Mt. Everest can be viewed from the hilltop of Nagarkot. Nagarkot hiking offers unique newari culture at Sankhu, view of different snowcapped mountains, splendid views of Kathmandu valley.

 

Highlights

–Traditional Newari village of Sankhu
–Changunarayan temple of 5th century
–Local people and lifestyle
–Beautiful rhododendron and pine forest, numerous ethnic settlements
–Local art and architecture
–Flora & fauna
–Untold stories related to histories and culture
–Gaurishankar, Langtang, Dorje Lakpa ranges including a distant view of Mt.Everest

Suggested Itinerary:

>> Pick up from your hotel
>>Drive to Sankhu
>>Start our Hike from Sankhu to Nagarkot(About 3 hours )
>> Lunch at one of the restaurant in Nagarkot (optional)
>> Enjoy the beautiful scenery and relax for some time
>> Drive back from Nagarkot to Kathmandu
>> Drop at your hotel

 

Option 2: Nagi Gompa Hike and Lunch with Nuns

Nagi Gompa is a located in Shivapuri National Park and can be found on the northern slopes above Budhanilkantha. At an altitude of 2,330 meters, the monastery is overlooking Kathmandu Valley and is home to over 100 nuns, who have come here to meditate and study the Buddhist scriptures in the peaceful surroundings and clean air of the green mountain landscape. Here, the focus lies not only on awakening to an enlightened nature, but also on transforming harmful mental states to love and wisdom. Nagi Gompa is perfect place for foreigners looking for a day hike.

 

Highlights

>>Breath taking view of Himalayas
>>local people and lifestyle
>>Monasteries
>>Beautiful rhododendron and pine forest, numerous ethnic settlements
>>Local art and architecture
>>Flora & fauna
>>Untold stories related to histories and culture

Trip itinerary

>> Pick up from your hotel
>> Drive to Shivapuri National Park
>> Hike to Nagi gompa (About 2 hours )
>> Lunch at Nagi gompa with Nuns
>> Enjoy the beautiful scenery around and rest for sometime  & Hike down to Boudha (About 2 hours)
>> Drive back to Kathmandu
>> Drop at your hotel

Cost Includes

Private transportation
Pick up and drop
Lunch (optional)
Local English speaking guide
Guided map

Cost Excludes

Personal expenses such as bar bills, cold drinks, beverage, snacks etc.
Entrance fee (Shivapuri national park)
Tips (expected but not mandatory)
Cost raised by cancellation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness which are not under our control.
Other things which are not mentioned above.

 

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