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Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hiking from Kathmandu provided by Himalayan Planet Adventures Day Tours

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Overview
A mountain village in Nepal, Nagarkot is famous for its sunrise views over the Himalayas. On this tour from Kathmandu, enjoy an early morning panorama over world-renowned peaks before a scenic hike to Changu Narayan. Visit other villages as you make your way through the country’s picturesque hillsides before arriving at the UNESCO-listed temple. A private guide means plenty of personal attention, and hotel pickup makes for a seamless experience.
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  • 1
    Nagarkot View Tower
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Nagarkot Buddha Peace Park Hiking Trail
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    Changu Narayan
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Thamel
Highlights
  • A sunrise Nagarkot trip with Changu Narayan hike
  • Enjoy panoramic views over the Himalayas, followed by a gentle guided hike
  • Stop along the route to enjoy local Newari delicacies in family-run shops
  • Spend time exploring the UNESCO-listed temple that most visitors miss
What to Expect
After early morning hotel pickup from your hotel, relax on the ride to Nagarkot, where you have a chance to view the world-famous sunrise panorama over the iconic mountain chain.Then, prepare to stretch your legs with a gentle trek through local villages and terraced hillsides. Follow your guide on a smooth, downhill hike to the UNESCO-listed temple of Changu Narayan, a hidden gem that’s often overlooked by visitors. On the way, pass by red-brick Tamang and Newari homes, getting a slice of local life that most tours miss. You even have the opportunity to stop and sample local delicacies by the tiny, family-run eateries that are scattered en route. Arriving at the temple, get a one-of-a-kind peek at the local artisans that are keeping stone and wood-carving traditions alive. Your tour ends with drop-off back at your departure point.
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Important Information
Duration
9h
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation (hotel pickup & drop, air conditioned vehicle)
  • Fees (admission, fuel surcharge, parking, entry)
  • Entry/Admission - Nagarkot View Tower
  • Entry/Admission - Changu Narayan
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • In the event of poor weather or bad traffic conditions, tour itinerary is subject to change without notice. No cancellations or refunds will be issued. See voucher for details
  • We recommend you bring warm clothing during winter
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Sightsee737349 wrote a review Mar 2020
McLeod Ganj, India598 contributions72 helpful votes
Simply loved this place with such beautiful views of Nepal Himalayas want to visit it again and again for the peace of my mind
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Response from Himalayanplanetadv, Owner at Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hiking from Kathmandu
Responded 3 Apr 2020
Hi, Thanks for visiting this beautiful Nepal. We have many places to visit and we are looking forward to welcome you back again.
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Carolina C wrote a review Mar 2020
Barcelona, Spain4 contributions
The transportation will bring you to the highest point, and from there walk downhill all the time (except 20min up, easy trek), passing by small villages and some temples. What could be improved: for the coffee break/breakfast at the start of the trek (at your on expense,
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Himalayanplanetadv, Owner at Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hiking from Kathmandu
Responded 22 Mar 2020
Hi Carolina, Thank you so much for taking a service with us and glad you enjoyed this trip. We are trying to upgrade our service as much as we can in coming days and hope this COVID19 will stop. Global tourism is fighting with this COVID19 and we are too. Stay safe and god bless you. We hope to see you again for some other trips and feel free to book our trip again.
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WendyJoyPit wrote a review Mar 2020
Cambridge, Canada17 contributions5 helpful votes
I spent 3 days touring Kathmandu City and Kathmandu Valley with Himalayan Planet Tours. They were a wonderful group to see this city and area with. This tour was my FAVOURITE. After the hustle and bustle of the city it was wonderful to go out to Nagarkot for the Sunrise
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Himalayanplanetadv, Owner at Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hiking from Kathmandu
Responded 17 Mar 2020
Hello Wendy, Thank you so much for these wonderful reviews. We are so glad that we got a great opportunity to serve you in this beautiful country and thank you again for appreciating our service along with our professional staff. And your recommendation means a lot and we are looking forward to serving you in Nepal.
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Cheung T wrote a review Mar 2020
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We really enjoyed the tour - beautiful sunrise, small hike to the local village, temple visiting, wonderful experience. Both tour guide and the driver are super helpful and funny ! We even got to have the little taste of the festival ! Will definitely recommend to join this
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Himalayanplanetadv, Owner at Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hiking from Kathmandu
Responded 16 Mar 2020
Namaste! from team of Himalayan Planet Adventures. Thank you so much for taking a tour with us and glad that you loved this trip with our guide. We hope to serve you again in future and plz be remember that we have many beautiful part to explore in the Himalayas.
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Andrew wrote a review Mar 2020
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I only had one free day during my most recent visit to Kathmandu, wanted to get out of the dust and pollution and Nagarkot hike seemed like a good option. I am happy to say I got what I was looking for - timely pickup (5 am), perfect day with blue sky and really beautiful
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Himalayanplanetadv, Owner at Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hiking from Kathmandu
Responded 8 Mar 2020
Hi Andrew, Thank you so much for taking a service with team of Himalayan Planet Adventures. We are glad to know that you see beautiful sunrise and mountain along the service of our guide Madan Thapa. We hope you will provide a chance to serve you again in this beautiful country. Namaste!
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