Excellent 2 days Nagarkot trek with sunset and sunrise view is by far the most preferred popular trek around Kathmandu Valley that offers experience of Nepali village culture and beautiful Himalayan peaks. Package costs USD 100/Pax including all necessary services such as transportation, guide, accommodation, food and entrance fees.
Kathmandu to Nagarkot trek begins with a scenic drive to Jarsingpauwa where you start your trekking. The trail passes through ancient town of Sankhu where you will visit old temple before heading to Nagarkot. Nagarkot is a popular viewpoint to see a panorama of mountains including MAnaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Dorje Lakpa and Everest. An overnight in Nagarkot will be a treat where you will enjoy campfire and Nepali music.
The last leg of the tour takes you on exploration of Bhaktapur Durbar Square, which is a medieval kingdom popular for Newar culture, cuisine, arts and architecture.
There are some different routes to make this Short Nagarkot trek. But, route starting from Jarsing Pauwa to Nagarkot observing the lifestyle of local is the best route for this trek from Kathmandu.
This is the easiest trek for those who want to see snow-peaked mountains at a close range,yet worry that they don’t have the stamina for a more difficult trek. The Nagarkot Trek is suitable for any age and physical fitness level. Here are the highlights of this trek:
Package includes almost everything such as transportation, entrance fee, necessary documentation, staff insurance, accommodation, food and taxes. There is no hidden or unseen cost. If you are travelling in a group of more than 2 person, do write to us, cost per person will be much lower.
There are several routes to make this short Nagarkot trek. Please find the most scenic route map below.
Here is the day to day details itinerary for short Nagarkot trek from Kathmandu.
We will pick you up at 8am from Thamel. It is recommended you have your breakfast before 8am. We will drive to Jarsingpauwa via Boudha and Sankhu which takes about one and a half hours. We will start our trek from Jarsingpauwa to Nagarkot, a distance of about 7km which can be covered in 3 hrs. The trail is dust free flanked by green hills and Kathmandu valley on either side. Along the trail you can observe the simple lifestyle of villagers. Great views of Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Shishapangma, Dorje Lakpa, Gauri Shankar and Everest (if you are lucky!) are visible from Kathmandu to Nagarkot trek.
Once in Nagarkot, we will partake of pre-ordered lunch. After lunch continue trek to Nagarkot view tower located at the height of about 2175m. Watch sunset view and then return to hotel where you will have dinner.