A site near from the Kathmandu valley, Nagarkot offers a pristine view of the Himalayas together with the oh! So charming breeze. In the Morning when the sky is clear, a good view of the Himalayas from west Annapurnas and the east Kanchenjunga. A great value site for both locals and Tourists, Nagarkot is a dream to see.
Facts of the trip
Trip Duration: 5 days hike
Max. Altitude: 1950m./ 6435ft.
Minimum Altitude: 1295m./ 4273 ft.
Activities: Hiking/ tour
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner with tea/coffee
Transportation: Car/ Van/ Taxi
Trek Departure: Every day throughout the week
Group Size: 2 persons (minimum) to 12 persons (maximum)
Best season: Feb, March, April, May, Sep, Oct & Nov.
Available Time: All months
Per day hiking: 5-8 hours per day Nagarkot
Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,295 m/4,273 ft.)
Arriving in Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), you will be met by a Nepal Alternative Treks airport representative. Transfer by Private car/ Van (depends on size of group) to the select Hotel Marshyangdi. Stay overnight on B/B basis.
Day 2: Visit world heritage sites in Kathmandu
Full day Kathmandu sight seeing (world heritages sites) - Boudhanath stupa, Pashupatinath temple, Monkey temple and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Private car/van (depends on group size) and tour guide. Stay at same hotel on B/B basis.
Day 3: Kathmandu- Bhaktapur- Nagarkot
Drive private vehicle to Bhaktapur Durbar square. Explore one of the oldest cities with rich of culture and art. It is also a historical place. Then drive to Nagarkot (1950m./6435ft.) to spend overnight on FB plan after Sun set in the evening.
Day 4: Nagarkot- Changunarayan temple- Kathmandu
After beautiful sun rise with spectacular view of snowcapped high mountains including Mount Everest hike down to Changunarayan temple 3 hours walking. Private vehicle will pick you up and drive back to Kathmandu after visiting Changunarayan Temple. Stay at Hotel Marshyangdi on b/b plan overnight. In the evening, you are cordially invited to a farewell dinner where you will experience typical Nepali food and cultural entertainment, courtesy of Nepal Alternative Treks.
Day 5: Departure
Nepal alternative treks provide you free transportation to Trivuwan international airport and departure to your home or other destination.
*Free pick up and drop by car/van/ from/to international airport.
* 3 nights deluxe 3***hotel in Kathmandu.
*One full day sightseeing in Kathmandu with professional tour guide by private car/Van.
*All meals during the hiking (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with tea/coffee).
*One night hotel accommodation in Nagarkot at b/b basis.
*One experienced educated, well trained, fluent English speaking, friendly, government *authorized tour guide.
*Guide's food, accommodation, salary, insurance and transportation.
*Farewell dinner in Kathmandu.
*Hard and soft table drinks such as coke, fanta, mineral water, beer.
*Personal Travel insurance.
* Rescue operation.
*Entrance fees for sightseeing.
*Nepal tourist visa fee ( $ 25 for 15 days and $ 40 for 30 days multiple entry visa).
*Tips for guide and porter.( Highly suggested but not compulsory).
NOTE: The above information is a guide and standard template .The trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.