About Changunarayan Nagarkot Hiking

Nagarkot an amazing vantage point of Nepal near to the capital city – Kathmandu offers with Nagarkot Hiking that takes to the wonderful trail following all the way from the world heritage site - Changunarayan and the culturally re-known place Sankhu. The hilltop – Nagarkot is the rewarding place where most of the outsiders and the local people usually travel to get rid of busty environment of the valley for some days or hours.

Why Nagarkot Day Hike?

The enchanting and tranquil place nearer by the valley has been holding the remarkable features of the nature that is successful to lure numbers of people searching for peaceful and naturally enriched place. Nagarkot Day Hike brings up the opulent contents within it from the traditional aspects, cultural importance, natural wonders and the scenic view of mesmerizing mountains. Situating 32 km ahead from Kathmandu valley, Nagarkot being a scenic and tranquil hilltop bestows with the glorious sunset and sunrise view along with the stunning panoramic view of the great mountains range. During Changunarayan Nagarkot day hike, it is also possible to witness the traditional lifestyle of local people with their cultural holdings.

The wide range view of the mountains like Kanchenjunga, Dhaulagiri, Langtang, Manaslu, Makalu, Ganesh Himal, Mt. Everest (with the binoculars for perfect view of Everest), Shisapangma and other various mountain range can be witness during natural walk to Nagarkot. This will be the best option to witness great snow-capped mountains in a short time frame participating in Nagarkot hiking.

Two different routes for Nagarkot Hiking

A short drive from Kathmandu to one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Changunarayan and after having a sightseeing around the amazing monuments and temple the day hike to Nagarkot begins. Similarly, a drive from Kathmandu to Sankhu and reaching to the culturally filled up place Nagarkot hiking starts. The day hike to Nagarkot can be done with choosing the better starting point as per one’s enthusiasm.

This is the easy and short hike that takes to the beautiful scenic spot – Nagarkot. On the way to the hilltop, the view of the green surroundings and the traditional life of local people creates a fabulous moments. From the teenagers to the senior citizens (up to 65 years) can participate in Nagarkot Hiking.

Nagarkot Tower is the popular and the highest point of Nagarkot Hiking that present with the astonishing view of eight mountains out of 14 eight thousanders mountains of the world. This will be the magnificent time exploring the highly recommended and beautiful hilltop – Nagarkot. Not only presenting with the cultural and traditional values but also expressing the beauty of the nature along with the great views of mountains makes Nagarkot a rated destination.

This will be a great time exploring Nagarkot and witnessing marvelous natural wonders. The team of Massif Holidays will be helping and providing with better services to make Nagarkot hiking remarkable and unforgettable. Get participate in one of the most renowned hilltop – Nagarkot situated near to Kathmandu to witness the incredible view of the tranquil nature.


  • Trip Duration Trip Duration 1 Day
  • Trip Cost Price from US$ 120
  • Destination Nepal
  • Transportation Transportation Based on Itinerary
  • Group Sizes Group Size 01-15
  • Max Elevation: 2175m


  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites Changunarayan Sightseeing
  • Remarkable view of different mountain ranges.
  • Mesmerizing view of sunrise and sunset.
  • Observing the glorious features of the pristine nature.
  • Witnessing the traditional lifestyle of the local people.

Outline Itinerary

Detail Itinerary  
  • Day 01: Day Hike to Nagarkot via Changunarayan.
  • What’s Included

    • Pick up and drop off in Kathmandu valley.
    • Mineral water during the hike.
    • Private transportation during the hike.
    • Professional government license holder tour guide.
    • All our government taxes, vat & service charges.
    • Lunch during the hike.
  • What’s Excluded

    • Entrance fee at all monuments during the tour.
    • Tips for tour guide and driver (Tipping is expected).
    • Any other not mentioned in “Cost Includes Section”.
  • Optional

    • Extending of the hike to get more free with the nature.
    • Extra additional Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner throughout the hiking package.
    • Additional sightseeing to the historical and cultural sites. 
    • The inclusion of Adventurous Activities.
    • The group joining the trip or personal group tour.
    • Small or Large group of travelers.
    • Extra day hike during the trip.
    • Expand or different itinerary of travel packages.
    • Luxury accommodation (4/5 star category hotels).

    The listed optional facilities for the hiking and holidays within Nepal are not included in the travel cost. As per guest choice and demand for extra facilities or services some amount will be added on the hiking package cost. You can include other extra facilities and services in your hiking package consulting with the crew member of Massif Holidays.

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Useful Information

Other extra arrangements from the team of Massif Holidays: - Customized Itinerary as per the specific requirements. For this, please contact with the expert team of Massif Holidays as per interest.

Better to get informed about:

  • Weather Conditions
  • Natural Calamities, etc. that are beyond the control can hamper one’s planned trip. During these kinds of issues, the team of Massif Holidays will be getting through the possible solution that can help to get back in trip.

Note: No any refund in such cases and the team of Massif Holidays provide the guest house accommodations only before starting the hike.