Nagarkot Sunrise Day Hiking

‘tour of medieval period cities of Kathmandu valley with stunning sunrise views and mountains’

Trip Facts

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Group Size: Minimum 2
  • Trip Type: Sunrise & Day Hiking
  • Transport: Private vehicle
  • Max Elevation: 2, 178m | 7, 135ft


Nagarkot Sunrise View and a day hiking are one of the best ways to explore local Nepalese villages, unique cultural heritage, and stunning sunrise views over snowcapped Himalayan peaks from Nagarkot. About 5-6 hours to hike through local villages to Chagu Narayan Temple past hundred of centuries. A great tour combination of scenic views of sunrise and mountains with a historical backdrop.

About Nagarkot Sunrise Day Hiking

Nagarkot is a popular mountain surrounding the village of Nepal. It is situated 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu city at an altitude of 2, 175m above sea level. Nagarkot is sited 2,175m from sea level. It is famous for its sunrise views over the Himalayas on the day hiking tour from Kathmandu.

The panorama of the major peaks of the eastern Neal Himalayas including Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) can be seen from here. Nagarkot Sunrise Mountain View and Day Hiking is the suit for all travel categories even before and after the long high-altitude trek in Nepal such as Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Round, ABC, and Langtang Valley trip near to Tibet border.

The Nagarkot Hill is home to many butterflies; enjoy an early morning glory sunrise panorama over world-renowned peaks before a scenic hike to Changu Narayan Temple dedicated to Vishnu and the Hindu pilgrimage site.

During the hiking, you visit other villages as you make your way through the country’s picturesque hillside before arriving at the UNESCO-listed temple. A private guide helps you with more exploration together with a good explanation about the people and local cultural heritage, at the end of the tour company vehicle pickup makes for a seamless experience.


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Early drive to Nagarkot for a spectacular mountain view with a beautiful sunrise, you can enjoy breakfast and then hike to Chagu Narayan temple takes about 4-5 hours of hike-walking passing several Nepalese local villages to arrive at Chagu the historical temple. Lunch and drive back to Kathmandu, transfer to your hotel.

  • Meals: Self
  • Location: Nagarkot | Chagu
  • Altitude: 2, 178m | 7, 135ft
  • Walking Hours: 5 hours
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle
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Cost Details

  • Early drive to Nagarkot by private vehicle from your hotel
  • Hiking guide including his day wages
  • Pickup from Ghagu Narayan Temple to Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Driver day wages, fueling, and parking permit
  • Personal hiking equipment
  • Breakfast and lunch during the hiking time
  • Chagu Narayan Temple entry fees
  • Personale table drinks
  • Tipping

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Departure note

We organize the Nagarkot Sunrise, Mountian View, and Day Hiking all the time in a year as per your suitable holiday. For trip departure and booking proceed feel free to contact us.