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Nagarkot Sunrise Tour with Day Hike

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  • Striking sunset and sunrise views reflecting on the white snow mountain range.
  • Exceptional vista of 360° panorama of the glorious and majestic Himalayan peaks.
  • Enjoy the refreshing country walks through nice farm villages and lovely forest.
  • A lovely hike suitable for all age groups downhill walk to Telkot from Nagarkot.
  • A perfect holiday spot of Nagarkot amidst pristine environment and fresh air.


The Nagarkot Sunrise Tour, with a Hike to Telkot, is a perfect spot to enjoy a refreshing cool mountain air. Enjoy the harmony of picturesque surroundings of rolling green hills, valleys, and views of majestic Himalayan peaks. 
Nagarkot is a famous and popular viewpoint hill and a retreat for city folks. To be free and away from the hustle and bustle of city life for a weekend holiday amidst pristine surroundings. Nagarkot, due to its accessibility and proximity to Kathmandu city, makes the hill station of Nagarkot. The best perfect holiday destination and a beautiful spot located on a high green hill. A mere distance from Kathmandu and the valley, toward the northeast above the Bhaktapur city
Nagarkot Hill stands at a height of 2,175 m/7,136 feet, in the winter or early springtime, it often gets snowfall. Make Nagarkot a scenic spot with spectacular, exciting scenery of the snow mountains range.
At Nagarkot, after spending an overnight to capture the striking sunsets over the snow peak. Rising early morning to enjoy the stunning sunrise views from nearby view towers. After a refreshing morning, the tour involves an exciting short hike downhill to Telkot Village. Allows visitors to enjoy and observe the rural farm life and activities, a pleasant hike. 
The trail follows off from the main road and then through the farms and smaller villages to Telkot. A moderate-sized village, inhabited by the native Tamang people, the main tribes of the Central Himalayas. 
After an enjoyable day on the Nagarkot sunrise tour with a hike to Telkot, a short and exciting drive brings you back to Kathmandu. Day Hike Details from Nagarkot to Telkot and back to Kathmandu. Early morning before breakfast, a short walk to a viewpoint tower.
From the high spot, enjoy a stunning sunrise, as it reflects on the world's highest peak Mt. Everest. Then it covers the whole range of the Himalayan peaks facing views as far as Manaslu, Ganesh, and Langtang Himal. The views extend towards the north-east with the Jugal Himal range, which includes
Mt. Gaurishankar, Melung Tse. The views stretch towards Mt. Everest, on the far eastern horizon. After a refreshing morning glorious views of sunrise with a panorama of Himalayan peaks. Walk back to the hotel for breakfast having time, before starting a short hike. The guide will receive you, then start the lovely morning walks heading downhill from the main town of Nagarkot.
The trail follows through rural farm villages, with the opportunity to observe the farm activities and interact with the villagers. The walk follows further downhill, avoiding the main motor roads, the reaching an interesting spot. A small neat garden with Hindu shrines and temples of Lord Shiva. After a pleasant rest observe the surroundings wonderful place. Then the hike comes to an end reaching by the road at Telkot, a nice moderate farm village. 
From here board on a vehicle as per the size of a group. 
Either in a car, 4WD Jeep, or similar, as well as a coach or a bus. An hour more exciting drive leads down near Bhaktapur city outskirts and then onto the main highway. After a good drive of a few hours reach Kathmandu and back to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure, after an exciting and delightful time in Nagarkot for a sunrise tour with a day hike to Telkot.   

Best Season for Nagarkot Sunrise Tour with Hike to Telkot Village:

Visitors can enjoy Nagarkot Sunrise with a hike to Telkot around all seasons of the year. Except for the wet monsoon and summer times. The right favorable and the best seasons are spring and autumn/fall.
Spring begins in early March and ends in May, where most days are bright with sunshine for longer hours. From early 6:30 am till 5 pm, but can get cloudy afternoon sometimes with chances of light snowfall.
Cold morning, late afternoon, and nighttime, the spring season is lively with wildflowers in seasonal bloom, especially the rhododendrons of various species and colors. The next best season is autumn/fall, from September to November, most days are fine and clear for views and walks. But much colder morning, late afternoon, and nighttime, chances of snowfall sometimes. 
Gets much colder during the late afternoon, however a pleasant season of autumn/fall for a short tour of Nagarkot at sunrise. As well as for short day hiking, visitors can also enjoy during the winter time of Christmas and New Year Holidays.
Most days are bright and sunny with much cold morning and late afternoon. An enjoyable time for views and scenic hiking.  

Important Note

Short Trip Profile:

Mode of Hiking:    Downhill Hiking
Hiking Grade: Easy walks with short downhill .
Highest Point: 2,175 m/7,136 feet at Nagarkot Hill Top.
Location:     North East of Kathmandu Valley Rim.
Hike Duration: Approx. 2-3 hours from Nagarkot to Telkot.

Trip Itinerary

At 4 am, we pick up you from your Hotel and drive to Nagarkot.

Start your day early with a picturesque sunrise at Nagarkot, where the sun paints the Himalayan peaks in stunning hues. After breakfast, embark on a day hike to explore the surrounding countryside. Begin with a descent through terraced fields and charming villages, immersing yourself in the local culture and scenery. Traverse through lush forests, encountering cascading waterfalls and diverse flora and fauna along the way. As you ascend, catch breathtaking panoramic views of the Himalayas and the valley below. Enjoy a packed lunch amidst the serene surroundings before continuing your journey. Reach the highest point of the hike, where you can soak in the panoramic vistas one last time before descending back to Nagarkot. Arrive back in time to relax and reflect on the day's adventures as the sun sets over the horizon.

At 12 pm, we return to Hotel.

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2175 m.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Nagarkot is one of the most popular destinations for the city folks as well as for foreign visitors. There are other scenic spots around the Kathmandu Valley rim, like Dhulikhel, Nuwakott, and Daman. As well as Chandragiri Hill, but Nagarkot stands as the foremost hill station of the country. Due to its close distance from Kathmandu and Bhaktapur cities, as well as for spectacular sunrise and mountain views. Visitors can enjoy various standards of comfort for overnights from budget, moderate to luxury hotels and resorts. At Nagarkot one can enjoy hiking or trekking for a day or more also. 

Certainly one can extend the tour by visiting the old city of Bhaktapur on the drive to Nagarkot or on the way back. Interested people need to inform the company well in advance so that we can arrange to make the tour enjoyable.

From Nagarkot, views of the famous 8th highest Mt. Manaslu towards the far west, and as far as Everest in the east. Includes other famous peaks of Ganesh and Langtang Himal. As well as Mt. Gaurishankar in the north-east. 

Yes, Breakfast is included in packages. Extra meals at own expense, as well for Bhaktapur city tour at extra cost. All transportation according to group size is included in the tour cost.

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