Changunarayan Nagarkot Day Hiking Tour - 1 Day

Nagarkot, Nepal

Duration: 7 days
Group size: 1 - 999
Changunarayan Nagarkot Day Hiking Tour - 1 Day
Nagarkot, Nepal

Duration: 7 days
Group size: 1 - 999

About this trip

Changunarayan Nagarkot day hiking tour is one of the best blends of the heritage and the beautiful mountain landscape. In the hiking tour we will explore the local lifestyle along the hiking trail & mountain scenery from the summit of Nagarkot Hill station. 

 The tour starts at the magical city Bhaktapur leading toward the Changunarayan temple as well as Nagarkot hill station. This temple is one of the oldest temples in Nepal and archaeological milestone in Nepalese history, which has also been listed as the world heritage site by UNESCO. 

Changunarayan Temple

The temple of Changunarayan is at the top of the hill surrounded by the forest which provides you to explore the history at present. The pagoda style of temple is also a showcase of the architectural beauty along with the religious importance. The structures of god, dragon and other beautiful structures carved on the stones and wood decorates the beautiful temples.

Changu temple premises are settled by local Newar people at the moment. But when your tour guide explains about the story of serpentine and god, construction of temple by king, stone script of victory by king Mandev and story of god and Bhramin; is surely interesting.

HINT – The Changunarayan Nagarkot hiking through the countryside offers you the culture and tradition of the Newar and Tamang community.

What is in this hike?

Hiking towards the hills of Changu starts with early drive to the top of hill station for sunrise.

After sunrise experience from the best hill station near Kathmandu downtown, the Changunarayan Nagarkot Day Hiking Tour will take us to visit the ancient temple of Changunarayan; hiking tour route of Changu Nagarkot leads you along the wider view of stunning snow capped mountain landscape.

Walking by the terraced paddy fields, beautiful village gardening along with the view of the snow-capped Himalayas really fascinates you. During the hike of Changunarayan Nagarkot section, hiker will be able to see many mountains like Mount Langtang, mt Annapurna, mt Ganesh; en route. Whereas from the view point of Nagarkot hill station; along with the sun rising above the white mountains; we can see Mount Everest range, Mt Annapurna, Mt Langtang, mt Annapurna, Mt Manaslu and many other infinite snow line.


The sunrise and sunset view from the tower located atop of the Nagarkot really worth hiking to the Nagarkot hill top.

You will also have an opportunity to insight the whole Kathmandu valley & city from different rest point of Nagarkot Changu Narayan hiking. Among many rest points, Tirshul danda is a best and most scenic spot for Mountain & Valley View. At the top of this hill, there is a temple of Shiva.

Nagarkot Changunarayan day hiking tour trail exhibits the countryside livings, which will surely help you to collect the unforgettable experiences. The trail also offers the view of traditionally architect-ed houses, the domestics & the wilds living together.

A day hike near to Kathmandu has heavenly view mountain & jungle trekking experience along the pine forest which makes Changu Nagarkot hiking day tour special among the rest.

Why is Changu Nagarkot hike famous?

Because of the location, Nagarkot is best spot for sunset or sunrise view. Mostly, the early morning are very clear – thus tourist normally drives to Nagarkot hilltop and then hike down to Changu temple.

Geographically Nagarkot is the highest point of entire ridge where we walk along. The hike starts from Nagarkot and follows the trail on the ridge until it gets to the end. At the end – Changu temple is located.

Along the route we walk during the hike – North face is with magnificent view of the mountain ranges and the south part is Kathmandu city.

Nagarkot hill station hsa been famous among the local tourists as well. Closeness to the mountains and easy access to get to the view tower has made Changunarayan Nagarkot Day Hiking Tour a famous tour near kathmandu valley.

Road condition to get to the view tower of Nagarkot is blacktopped. Hiking route is near the mountains and composed of temple and local villages along the hiking trail.

Culture, nature and the variation of hiking route has made Changunarayan Nagarkot Day Hiking Tour a best day tour in Kathmandu.

What’s included

  • Guide
    Fluent English speaking and trained, Government license holder guide (spiritual) including all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance during the tour.
  • Transportation
    All transportation charge during tour. A/C car or tourist micro bus or tourist bus depending upon your size.
  • Expenses
    All government taxes and office expenses.
  • Permit
    Entrance fees & permit
  • Tips
    Tips for the guide and driver (Tipping is expected).
  • Visa
    Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at International Airport - Kathmandu). You need 2 passport size photos and $50 dollar.
  • Insurance
    Your Travel and medical insurance.
  • Food
    Your Food
  • Drinks
    All the alcoholic and non alcoholic hot and cold drinks.
  • Meals
    Lunch & dinner


Day 1
Starts at Nagarkot Hilltop & End at Changunarayan Temple

• 3:30 AM – Wake Up call
• 4:00 Am to 6 AM Drive to nagarkot by car
• 8Am to 1Pm Day hike along village and jungle
• 1:30 PM to 3 PM Chanhgu Tour
• 3 PM to 5 PM Drive to Kathmandu 

Your Organizer

Nepalgram Adventure
We are Local based Trekking agency with customized holiday activity in Nepal. We have experienced team of concealer and guides, who has done all of the trekking packages several times themselves, so keep good knowledge about the region. Information on the website are result of experience and hardship. Working with people from wide range of globe; helped us to see things close enough.

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