Do you have only one day for the hike near to Kathmandu? Among many one day hikes near Kathmandu. Himalayan Trip provides you is the Sankhu to Nagarkot Hike. This one day hike from Sankhu to Nagarkot gives opportunity to escape from hassle and bustle of Kathmandu city and relax in beauty of lush hill, panoramic view of mountain and breath a fresh air.
The 4 hour hike starts at the Newari town of Sankhu. We pass the uphill trail through scattered villages, forests and farmlands and reach Nagarkot early afternoon. The hike on second day from Nagarkot to Changunarayan is through a forested ridgeline with superb views of mountains. Changunarayan is Nepal’s oldest living monument dating back to 5th century. It is an UNESCO world heritage site.
Your day start from Kathmandu hotel with trek guide picking you up at your hotel at 9 am before driving you for two hours to the medieval Newari village. Here you’ll visit the famous pilgrimage site of the Vajrajogini temple, and soak up the atmosphere of an ancient Nepalese village. The trek itself will last for around four hours and take you through forests and more Nepali villages until you arrive at the breathtaking summit of Nagarkot. See for yourself the sweeping panorama of the Himalayas – including Mount Everest on a clear day – and the Kathmandu Valley.
Experience the wonders of the world up close with great deals on things to do near and far. Himalayan Trip offers one-of-a-kind activities that allow you to explore Kathmandu your way. Whether you love nature, culture, food, or a bit of adventure, we have the perfect activity for you.
- Popular hiking hill near Kathmandu.
- Refreshment hike to Nagarkot.
- Views of the Everest and other Himalayan ranges.
- Beautiful ethnic villages.
- Visit the Changu Narayan Temple.