This meticulously curated adventure is designed for nature lovers, hiking enthusiasts, and anyone yearning to escape the hustle and bustle of city life to immerse themselves in the serene beauty of the Himalayas.
  • DestinationNepal
  • Durations1 days
  • Trip DifficultyEasy
  • Group Size15+

Nagarkot Day Hiking Highlights

Sunrise/Sunset Views: Witness the awe-inspiring sight of the sun rising or setting over the Himalayan range, including Mount Everest.

Scenic Trails: Hike through picturesque trails lined with rhododendron forests, terraced fields, and traditional villages.

Cultural Immersion: Experience the warmth and hospitality of the local communities by interacting with villagers.

Bird Watching: Keep an eye out for a diverse array of bird species that inhabit the region.

Eco-Friendly Adventure: Enjoy a day of hiking that respects and preserves the natural environment.


Beginning on a breathtaking journey to the heart of Nepal's natural splendor with our "Nagarkot Hiking" day trip. This meticulously curated adventure is designed for nature lovers, hiking enthusiasts, and anyone yearning to escape the hustle and bustle of city life to immerse themselves in the serene beauty of the Himalayas. Our guided hike offers an unparalleled opportunity to witness the majestic panoramas of some of the world’s highest peaks, explore lush landscapes, and experience the tranquility of Nepal’s countryside.


Nagarkot, perched at the edge of the Kathmandu Valley, is renowned for its stunning sunrises and sunsets over the Himalayas, including views of Everest on a clear day. Our "Nagarkot Hiking" day trip is an immersive experience that combines physical activity with the awe-inspiring beauty of nature. This journey will take you through verdant forests, past traditional Nepalese villages, and atop hills that offer spectacular vistas of snow-capped mountains.

Why Choose Our Tour?

Expert Guides: Our experienced and friendly guides are not only experts in navigation but also possess in-depth knowledge of the local flora, fauna, and culture.

Personalized Experience: We keep our groups small to ensure a personalized and comfortable hiking experience.

Eco-Friendly: Our tours are designed with sustainability in mind, promoting responsible travel practices.

Safety First: Your safety is our top priority. Our guides are trained in first aid and the tour includes all necessary safety equipment.

Unforgettable Views: We’ve carefully selected the best trails and viewpoints to ensure you’re treated to the most breathtaking views Nagarkot has to offer.

Detail Itinerary

Itinerary Details

Early Morning Departure:

  • 6:00 AM: The day begins early with a pickup directly from your accommodation in Kathmandu. Our driver will meet you at the hotel lobby, ensuring an on-time departure. As we set off from Kathmandu, you'll experience the city waking up, with the streets gradually bustling with early risers and the first light of dawn painting the skies. The drive to the starting point of our hike is an adventure in itself, offering glimpses of local life and the changing landscapes outside the urban sprawl.


Hike Commencement:

  • 8:00 AM: Upon arrival in Sankhu, a traditional and historic starting point for many treks, we embark on our journey. The hike from Sankhu is a beautiful one, winding through lush green forests that are teeming with life. It's a haven for bird watchers and nature enthusiasts, with a plethora of bird species to observe. The path also takes us through traditional Nepali villages, where you can witness the local lifestyle, culture, and perhaps interact with friendly villagers. Don't forget to capture these moments with your camera – the scenic beauty and the cultural richness offer perfect photo opportunities.


Midday Arrival in Nagarkot:

  • 12:00 PM: By noon, we'll reach Nagarkot, well-known for its breathtaking views of the Himalayas. Here, you'll be treated to a well-deserved lunch at a local restaurant or viewpoint café that boasts panoramic views of the mountain range. On clear days, the view extends far and wide, encompassing multiple Himalayan ranges, and if you're lucky, you might catch a glimpse of Mount Everest itself. It's a moment of relaxation and appreciation of nature's majesty.


Afternoon Exploration:

  • 2:00 PM: After lunch, we'll take time to explore Nagarkot. This includes visiting various lookout points that offer the best views of the Himalayan peaks. Each viewpoint presents a different perspective of the mountains, allowing you to fully appreciate the vastness and beauty of the landscape. These moments provide excellent opportunities for photography, meditation, or simply soaking in the peaceful atmosphere.


Return Journey:

  • 4:00 PM: In the late afternoon, we'll begin our descent back to the pickup point. The return hike allows you to take in the natural beauty once more, perhaps noticing details missed on the way up. The setting sun casts a golden hue over the landscapes, creating a serene and memorable end to the hike.


Evening Drive Back to Kathmandu:

  • 6:00 PM: Once we reach our vehicle, we'll commence the drive back to Kathmandu. This drive allows you to reflect on the day's experiences, rest, or even catch a nap. The journey back is smooth, and upon arrival in Kathmandu, you'll be dropped off at your hotel, marking the end of a fulfilling day exploring the natural beauty surrounding Kathmandu.

Cost Details

Cost Includes

  • Round-trip transportation from Kathmandu in a comfortable vehicle.
  • Professional English-speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees to national parks or conservation areas.
  • Traditional Nepali lunch at a local restaurant in Nagarkot.
  • Bottled water and snacks during the hike.

Cost Excludes

  • Personal expenses (souvenirs, additional snacks, etc.).
  • Tips for the guide and driver (optional but appreciated).
  • Any meals and drinks not specified in the itinerary.
  • Travel insurance.

Good to Know

Additional Information:

Wear comfortable hiking boots and dress in layers to accommodate changing weather conditions.

Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat for protection against the sun.

A moderate level of fitness is required for this hike, which covers approximately 12 kilometers.

The tour is suitable for participants of all ages with a good health condition and an adventurous spirit.

Booking and Cancellation Policy:

Advance booking is recommended to secure your spot.

Full refund for cancellations made at least 48 hours before the tour date.

Why Explore Nagarkot with Us?

Our "Nagarkot Hiking" day trip is more than just a hike; it's an invitation to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayas up close. With our expert guides leading the way, you'll embark on an adventure that not only showcases the natural wonders of Nepal but also introduces you to the cultural heritage of its people. We are committed to providing a safe, enjoyable, and eco-friendly hiking experience that leaves a lasting impression on our guests. Whether you're capturing the first light of dawn cresting over Mount Everest or meandering through ancient forests and vibrant villages, our tour promises an unforgettable journey through the heart of Nepal's stunning landscapes.

In conclusion, our Nagarkot Hiking day trip offers an unmatched opportunity to connect with nature, embrace adventure, and discover the serene beauty and cultural richness of Nepal. From breathtaking mountain vistas to the warm hospitality of local communities, this tour is an essential experience for anyone visiting Kathmandu. Join us for a day of exploration, wonder, and unforgettable memories in the majestic Himalayas.