Nagarkot Changu Narayan Day Hiking

About Trip

Nagarkot to Changu Narayan Hiking trip is one of the popular day hiking trips around Kathmandu valley that bring you closer to nature and local life. Nagarkot lies about 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu on a hill top and is famous for panoramic view of mountain range and sunrise and sunset. As a hill station, Nagarkot has a pristine and serene natural atmosphere around that gives an incredible feeling of joy of being in the nature.

This hiking trip drives you up to Nagarkot from Kathmandu to start the hiking for the day. When you start the hike, you go through a small but beautiful local village where you can get a glimpse of local life style in the villages of Nepal. Later you hike past terraced fields where local people grow different kinds of seasonal crops and vegetables. From almost half way through, you enter a small forested area on a gentle uphill trail to find an easy gradual path to lead you to Changu Narayan temple, which is one of the heritage monuments in Kathmandu valley. You can explore the heritage site at the end of the trip before driving back to Kathmandu.

The hiking part, of about three and half hours, starts with pure nature and ends with heritage exploration. A beautiful mixture of nature and heritage, this adventure gives you a wonderful day experience in Kathmandu valley. 

Trip Highlights

  • Panoramic view of the Langtang range in the Himalaya
  • Pristine nature of Nagarkot
  • Cultural and nature hike
  • Heritage exploration of Changu Narayan

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01:One Day Hiking

Cost Includes:

    • Private vehicle
    • Hiking guide
    • Beautiful day hiking experience
    • Exploration of Changu Narayan temple

Cost Excludes:

    • Food for the day
    • Entry fees to Changu Narayan temple
    • Tips

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 1One Day HikingHike to the Heritage site of Changu Narayan from a beautiful hill station of Nagarkot situated 32 km east of Kathmandu. Experience the peaceful countryside air and life style.
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  • Trip Duration: 1 Day
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Grade: Moderate
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle
  • Trip Style: Trekking and Tour
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