Kathmandu Nagarkot Trek

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Trip Facts

  • Total Duration: 07 Days
  • Trekking Duration: 03 Days
  • Trip Grade: Easy
  • Max Elevation: 2175m
  • Best Season: October to December, February to June
  • Walking Hours: 5-6 hrs everyday
  • Styles: Tea House
  • Starting point of trek: Panauti
  • Finishing point of trek: Bhaktapur
  • Meals and Drinks: All continental

Trip Map

  • Destination:Nepal

Kathmandu Nagarkot Trek is an easy and short trek. This trek is good for a short stay in Nepal and who have not good enough health for a long and hard trek.

We can see villages, farming, local people majority are Tamang ethnic, forests, temples, hills and views of villages on this trip. We can see panorama views of Langtang range to the east north to see the mountains, tourists visit Nagarkot and Dhulikhel. During this trek, attraction places are Namo Budha, Dhulikhel, Nagarkot, and Bhaktapur.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 02 Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Day 03 Kathmandu to Dhulikhel (1675)(6hrs)
  • Day 04 Dhulikhel to Nagarkot (2175)(6hrs)
  • Day 05 Nagarkot to Bahaktapur(1401m)(4hrs)
  • Day 06 Bhaktapur to Kathmandu
  • Day 07 Depart from Kathmandu

Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu

When you arrive at Kathmandu International Airport then transfer to your hotel. A short briefing is given concerning trekking itinerary. On this day whether you want to take rest or visit Kathmandu Valley.

Day 02 Sightseeing in Kathmandu

This day you will be taken around Kathmandu on your tour of Buddhist and Hindu Temples and acknowledge of ancient local traditions besides these there are many places to explore so are depend on your interest

Day 03 Kathmandu to Dhulikhel (1675)(6hrs)

On this day, we leave for Dhulikhel at 8 A.M after breakfast. A car comes to pick up you with a guide and porter. You are driven to Panauti by the car takes about one hour to reach Panauti is a small town to the east of Kathmandu. We see people and villages while travelling. The car drops you at Sunthakhan a village that is the last car dropping place. We walk on straight way through villages where old tradition houses are seen with domestic animals. We can see farming lands, orange gardens, and steep hills with various trees. We reach at Namo Budha a holy place for Budhist people and where thousands of different colours of prayer flags have been hung on trees at the same time Budhist followers worshiping and praying. Walking from Namo Budha to Dhulikhel is through forest hills and villages with old traditional houses. The ways are easy wide and narrow up and down. Dhulikhel is a small beautiful business town way to Tibet.

Day 04 Dhulikhel to Nagarkot (2175)(6hrs)

The second day of the trek begins at 8 a.m after breakfast. We walk up through forests and villages have small traditional local houses and farming. Sometimes we walk up and down and straight way. You enjoy a lot walking and experience of local life. After 6hrs walk we reach at Nagarkot is Situated 32km east of Kathmandu at an altitude 2175m above sea level. It is a popular tourist resort of Nepal. The panorama of major peaks of the eastern Nepal Himalaya Mt. Everest in the extreme north-east, Mt. Annapurna can be seen from here. Nagarkot is famous for sunrise and sunset viewing. Nagarkot means ‘fort of the city. It was the ancient trade route between Tibet and Kathmandu

Day 05 Nagarkot to Bahaktapur(1401m)(4hrs)

On this day, we get up early in the morning to see the Sunrise and mountain views of Langtang range. After breakfast ,we walk down to Bhaktapur through villages where local people are making local wine. We walk in a beautiful forest hill about one hour after it, we reach at Changunarayan is situated at the end of a long ridge which runs well into the valley. It is said to have been built by King Hari Dutta in 323 AD and said to be the oldest temple in the valley. The temple is beautiful and historic temple. Its origins go right back to the 4th century and many important stone images and sculptures dating from the Lichhavi period. It was listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument List in 1979. From Changunayan we catch a local mini bus to Bhaktapur the bus takes 20 minutes to reach Bhaktapur. We stay an overnight and the following morning as your request time the car comes to pick up you to Kathmandu transfer to hotel. We charge you Tour guide, trekking guide, porter, transportation, tour and entry fee. Customers pay hotel accommodation and meal in your stay in hotels. We book hotel as your request standard in Kathmandu where all types of hotels are available, in the context of Dhulikhel, Nagarkot and Bahaktapur there are 3 star hotels and standard resorts.

Day 06 Bhaktapur to Kathmandu

After breakfast by car takes about 45 minutes to reach you in Kathmandu.

Day 07 Depart from Kathmandu

You are assisted to reach at the airport by our staff. You have to reach at the airport 3 hours before your plane leave.

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick-up and drop off
  • Three nights hotel accommodation and breakfast in Kathmandu
  •  Licensed trained trekking guide
  • Porters to carry goods
  • Accommodation (breakfast, lunch, dinner) in trekking coffee & tea
  • Transportation by land and air
  • All necessary documents permit for trekking
  • National park/ conservation area entry permit
  • City tour guide in Kathmandu (Durbar square, Swayambhu, Boudha stupa

Cost Excludes

  •  International airfare
  •  Travel trekking insurance
  • Major meals, lunch, dinner during stay in Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charge more than airlines allowed both domestic and international
  • Personal expenses such as alcoholic beverages, drinks, phone & laundry
  • Visa fee (easily get on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport
  • Tips and gratuities for field staff
  • Rescue travel insurance trips cancellation costs
  • Accident or health emergency, lost theft and damage to baggage

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