Nagarkot Hiking begins from Cultural city Kathmandu. This lovely hiking trip is one of the closest hiking from Kathmandu as it is short, cheap and popular traveler’s destination in Nepal. Nagarkot hiking is only 32 km to the north east of Kathmandu
Nagarkot Hiking begins from Cultural city Kathmandu. This lovely hiking trip is one of the closest hiking from Kathmandu as it is short, cheap and popular traveler’s destination in Nepal. Nagarkot hiking is only 32 km to the north east of Kathmandu city & it is also popular Sunrise view point over Langtang Range, Ganesh Himal Range & view of Mt. Everest. Hiking to Nagarkot usually best season to visit in Spring & Winter season to explore Himalayan panorama and green paradise valley view but almost all year you can make this hiking trip.
Nagarkot Hiking is not only popular for Observing mountains, sunrise & sunset it is also the best place for refreshing your weekend as it is close from Kathmandu. The country side life especially Tamang, and their tiny bit culture can be seen during your Nagarkot hiking. The exciting steps begins to climb from Sundarijal after 30 minute drive from Kathmandu than steeply up to Chisapani which is admirable view point to see Langtang range than easy but long walking to Nagarkot the next day.
The Nagarkot Hiking spot offers alluring and striking sunrise views over chain of mountains from Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang to Jugal Himal range of mountains, and then heading to famous hill villages at Nagarkot with another great views of sunrise and sunset with mountain views as far to Everest range of peaks and then trekking towards Dhulikhel town with views of snow capped mountains all the way and then visiting Namobuddha a sacred Buddhist sites and then a short scenic drive back to Kathmandu after a memorable and wonderful time trekking North of Kathmandu Valley.
Nagarkot Hiking short Itinerary:
DAY 01: Arrive Kathmandu Airport (1350m).
DAY 02: Kathmandu city Tour.
DAY 03: Drive to Sundarijal & trek to Chisapani 2,240 m -04 hrs.
DAY 04: Trek to Nagarkot 2,100 m – 05 hrs.
DAY 05: Trek to Dhulikhel 1,550 m – 05 hrs.
DAY 06: Drive back to Kathmandu.
DAY 07: Airport Departure.
Trip Highlights :
DAY 01: Arrive Kathmandu Airport(1350m).
Safe holiday’s airport representative will be waiting you to the Kathmandu airport with private transport as per the time you are landing there . he will be waiting you to the front side of the gate with your name , it is a how we catch easily to our clients than transfer to your hotel.
DAY 02: Kathmandu city tour.
When you are ready at your hotel , our guide will be at your hotel with car/ jeep to pick up you and he will take you to show the world heritage sites which is Kathmandu durbar square, Swaymbunath temple, Pashupatinath temple, Buddhanath stupa.
During this city tour you will visit old palace and art, local market area, ancient architect , temples and Gompa.
DAY 03: Drive to Sundarijal and trek to Chisapani 2,240 m -04 hrs.
After we finish our breakfast we take a car/jeep to Sundarijal which is about 40 minute drive than we start to walk steep towards the forest. We have to walk through the tropical forest and traditional village till Mulkharka where we will stop for lunch than we follow steep narrow trail going to the ridge of green lush mountain. Than we go steep down for a while and gradual walk to Chisapani which is located on the top of mountain and we can easily explore magnificent mountain view of Langtang to the east side. Over night at Chisapani lodge.
DAY 04: Trek to Nagarkot 2,100m – 05 hrs.
When we weak up we can see unbeliefbale view of all langtang mountain range and wonderful valley view so it is better if you can weak up at 5 or 6 am because the view to see clearly early morning is the best we have some food and view we follow the road towards jhule about 3 to 4 hours on a flat base road. When we reach at Jhule we stop there for Lunch and trek another hours on the road again than steep up to Nagarkot through the forest. Nagarkot is a popular hiking area near Kathmandu and the majestic view many snow cap mountains that you can see form there. Over night in Nagarkot.
DAY 05: Trek to Dhulikhel 1,550m – 05 hrs.
We start our journey this day also after breakfast as usual. We follow the downhill road and Zigzag trail most of the time. Today you will see basically the traditional houses, farming, local life, hilly green lush views and countryside scenario. After 5 hours walk passing those scenic parts of the day we will reach at Dhulikhel which is developed city and has many resort and expensive hotels and many infrastructures. We stay one night there in the guest house.
DAY 06: Drive back to Kathmandu.
Still the snow cap view is visible when you weak up in Dhulikhel after your warm breakfast and morning wonderful view, We will get a private transport as we managed previously than we drive to Kathmandu. Takes about an hour.
DAY 07: Free day in Kathmandu.
It is your free day after you had 3 days walk you probably need some rest and also you can use some time for shopping, around Thamel, or durbar Marg to your Family and relatives. So around evening time we can have some drink and food together as a farewell dinner before you leave.
DAY 08: Airport Departure.
We will give you private Car/Jeep to go to Airport on your time. Generally we have to be in airport 3 hours earlier than your flight time.
Note: The above itineraries are just a subject to change due to groups condition beyond our control. This is a Guide line showing tentative camp night stops. Physical, technical and natural condition may change this above itineraries after cunsulting to your guide or assitance guide.
|Start Date||End Date||Price In US Dollar($)||AVAILABILITY||Booking|
Can I get Nepal visa when I reach in Kathmandu airport?
There are two option to go to Nepal either by plane landing in Tribhuvan international airport or go through Sunauli boarder between Nepal and India. When you reach in Kathmandu airport you can get you visa within a few minute which is easy just fill up the form, get two p.p size photo and passport that’s all you need than after you have to pay the visa charge which is as bellows:
If you go to Nepal from India boarder Sunauli you just need your passport, photo and money which I mentioned above than you will get visa. It is quite long drive but to explore better south to north of Nepal you can go to Nepal from boarder side.
Is Nepal safe to visit?
Yes Nepal is a safe country even after earthquake we had already thousands of visitors each month. About 10 years ago we had really big civil war between revel party Maoist and government but now both did peace agreement and handling government together. So where ever you travel in Nepal is safe especially if you travel or trek with a authorized guide you can easily experience the culture, tradition, localities and many other fact about Nepal. So if you are thinking to go to Nepal but getting confused plz doesn’t hesitate it is safe to go to Nepal.
Which area of Kathmandu is best to stay?
There are many areas in Kathmandu where you can stay and spent your time but if you stay around Thamel area or in side Thamel you will enjoy better because there are many best restaurant, Lodges, Club, bar, local restaurant, money exchange, bank so no so you can get all kind of facilities if you stay in Thamel area or nearby.
There are few categories hotels you will get Which is hostel about 12 USD, General hotel with hot water 15 USD, 2* Hotel about 20 USD, 3 * Hotel 30 USD.
How to find best trekking agency in Nepal?
There are so many agency in Nepal up on your budget you can find Cheap, Moderate, or Luxury all kind of trip services. I would suggest you to see company profile, their Reviews, and response of the agency if possible talk on phone and decide before you sent advance.
If you go on Google also you can find some highlighted agency too but don’t belief the agency have many reviews you should face the manager or director than you can see his potential and services.
What kind of trekking equipments do I need to bring for trekking?
There are many categories of trekking in Nepal and has also differences of temperatures where do you want to go in this way your trekking equipments will determine but as usaual this are the list of trekking equipments just click the link here.
What is the best time to go to Nepal for trekking?
Generally you can trek in Nepal all year too, but you should go to the right place mostly lower loop area trek if you are visiting Nepal in Monsoon or winter. The best time to visit Nepal is September to Dec ember and February to May. These months does not get any obstacles such as too cold, landslides, heavy rain fall etc.
What is tea house trekking? Is it safe?
Tea house trekking is common activities for trekking in Nepal now as it is easy to mange and safe compare to camping trek. Tea house trek means you will sleep in the small house, and lodges each night of your trekking. You get to experience the culture, localities, traditions and many other interesting things if you stay at tea house.
Tea house trek generally they need to get authority from Nepal government to run the tea house so we will be safe if we are staying at tea house because just in case if they behave negatively we can complain him/her straight to the government related office. But camping trek does not have this option it is all at your own risk.
What kind of food can I get in Nepal?
Nepal is a small country but has mix inhabitant people it means there are so many different foods. Generally we serve all kind of food I city such as Indian, Nepali, continental, Italia, western and Tibetan. So when you are in city you can have all those items and taste of the food but during the trekking you should not expect all kind of food but still tea house from the trek will serve you spaghetti, pizza, Nepali food (Thali), Momo, fried noodles, rice, chicken, buffalo item food, eat which is enough to try al different taste in different day.
Do you also reserve hotel and plane tickets?
Yes we used to do this since many years and we will provide you a quick service and reasonable price. Beside this we also organize, rafting, City tour, home stay, volunteering plus trek, jungle safari and many more.
How much does it cost for hiring guide and porter in Nepal?
Hiring a guide and porter is easy not so expensive as every visitor can offer for their safety and also to help your trip. Professional trekking guide cost 40 USD a day who will give you totally excellent service and information the 2nd level guide cost 30 USD a day he is good enough and speak good English though and porter cost 25 USD a day including his insurance which is important while you are in Himalaya.