Changunarayan Nagarkot Day Hike

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Duration 1 Day
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$160 USD

  • Holiday Type

    Family Holidays
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  • Group Size

    1-20 persons
  • Accomodation



Changunarayan Nagarkot Day Hike is an excellent day hiking on the outskirts of the Kathmandu valley. If you have just a day in Kathmandu and looking for easy day hike around Kathmandu Changunarayan Nagarkot day hike will be your best day hikeing. Changunarayan is the oldest Temple of Kathamndu valley dated back to 7th century and listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The hike from to Changunarayan Nagarkot takes about 4 to 5 hrs. Nagarkot is a famous hill station commanding breathtaking views of the majestic Himalayas, rolling hills, deep valleys, lush pine forests in a quaint rural atmosphere.

Our Changunarayan Nagarkot day hike starts after one our driving from Kathmandu. After breakfast our guide will meet you at your hotel lobby and we head to Chagunarayan in a private car.

Nagarkot is a hill station situated at 2175m above sea level, 32 km east of Kathmandu in the Bhaktapur district. If weather is clear we will enjoy panoramic views of the Himalayan ranges such as Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh himal, Langtang, Rolwaling and Everest (from far distance) as well as views of the Kathmandu valley and Shivapuri National Park. This is the ending point of your hike. From there you will be heading right back to Kathmandu by car same day or if you like you can stay overnight in Nagarkot.


After breakfast, drive Kathmandu to Changu Narayan which takes for one hour to the trailhead Changu Narayan temple. Visit Changu Narayan temple and feel the historic events by the surroundings. After half an hour sightseeing, your hike starts walking through the jungles and reach Telkot. There are huge stairs to reach temple at Telkot which you might need some rest for a while. From Telkot the trail accent through the terraces with a beautiful village to Nagarkot. This is the ending point of your hike. From there you will be heading right back to Kathmandu by car same day.

Trip Includes

  • Licensed English-speaking guide
  • Lunch with tea/coffee
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip private transfer

Trip Excludes

  • Hard and soft table drinks and desserts
  • Breakfast
  • Tips for guide
  • Dinner in Kathmandu.


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