Overview

Changunarayan and Nagarkot Tour

Changunarayan and Nagarkot 2 Days tour and hikes takes you into the most fascinating settlement away from the infuriating city crowd. It’s a great way to escape the city life and get dissolve into more serene and tranquil place which is very inspiring. On the outskirt of Kathmandu Valley rests the enchanting town and landscapes that conveys the magnificence of countryside. The valley of Kathmandu offers ample Day Tour Packages. However, Changunarayan and Nagarkot is one among the day tours that is very absorbing and makes up to your contentment.

19 km away from the Capital city of Kathmandu is the Changu Narayan temple. It exquisitely rests among the traditional terraced fields and lush forest of Bhaktapur. Furthermore, this oldest temple dates back to as early as 3000 years. It is the historic and the oldest temple found till date in Nepal. Moreover, Changu Narayan is listed as the World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the living museum of Changu Narayan temple bores the ancient history of the Lichchavi Dynasty.

Hike to the hill station of Nagarkot at the elevation of 2195 m/7210 ft is another attraction, a popular destination for both locals and international tourists that offers stunning view of Kathmandu valley and the Himalayas. Nagarkot has always been very popular for its phenomenal sunrise and sunset view. We then drive 32 km back to the capital city of Kathmandu.

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Short Itinerary

  • DAY 01: Drive to Changu Narayan Temple (World Heritage Site) visit the temple and hike to Nagarkot - Overnight Stay
  • DAY 02: Morning sunrise view and after breakfast drive back to Kathmandu.

Important Note

The given itinerary and the time schedule are subject to alteration as per the circumstances under diverse factors such as weather condition, political issues, festivals on major city areas, transportation issues etc. Under the unpredictability of circumstances, for your security concern the tour may likely to delay, reschedule or postpone.

Highlights

⭐ Explore the oldest temple in the history of Nepal.
⭐ Hike to the most stunning settlement of Nagarkot through several interesting local settlements.

Changu Narayan Temple (World Heritage Site):

✅ Discover the ancient temple of Nepal (the world heritage site) with its fascinating history and the ancient architecture.
✅ Witness the early skills and craftsmanship.
✅ Know the history of time-honored mesmerizing idols and inscription.
✅ Enjoy the accounts and folklore from your city tour guide.

Nagarkot Hike:

✅ Incredible hike into the land of the Tamangs, the indigenous inhabitants of the Himalayan region of Nepal.
✅ Observe the very traditional setting with interesting settlements and ancient farming terraces.
✅ Arriving at Nagarkot, the spectacular hill station with breathtaking views is sensational.
✅ Enjoy the dramatic sunset view.
✅ Overnight stay is thrilling.

Drive back to Kathmandu:

✅ Enjoy the mesmerizing sunrise view with the grand view of the Himalayas
✅ Drive back to the city of Kathmandu.

Detailed Itinerary

CHANGUNARAYAN AND NAGARKOT: 2 DAY

19 km away from the Capital city of Kathmandu exquisitely located among the traditional terraced fields and lush forest of Bhaktapur is the Changu Narayan temple that dates back to as early as 3000 years. It is the historic and the oldest temple found till date in Nepal and is listed as the World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the living museum of Changu Narayan temple bores the ancient history of the Lichchavi Dynasty.

Hike to the hill station of Nagarkot at the elevation of 2195 m/7210 ft is another attraction, a popular destination for both locals and international tourists that offers stunning view of Kathmandu valley and the Himalayas. Nagarkot has always been very popular for its phenomenal sunrise and sunset view. We then drive 32 km back to the capital city of Kathmandu.

Changu Narayan Temple (World Heritage Site):

⭐ Explore the oldest temple in the history of Nepal.
⭐ Hike to the most stunning settlement of Nagarkot through several interesting local settlements.
⭐ Discover the ancient temple of Nepal (the world heritage site) with its fascinating history and the ancient architecture.
⭐ Witness the early skills and craftsmanship.
⭐ Know the history of time-honored mesmerizing idols and inscription.
⭐ Enjoy the accounts and folklore from your city tour guide.

Nagarkot Hike:

⭐ Incredible hike into the land of the Tamangs, the indigenous inhabitants of the Himalayan region of Nepal.
⭐ Observe the very traditional setting with interesting settlements and ancient farming terraces.
⭐ Arriving at Nagarkot, the spectacular hill station with breathtaking views is sensational.
⭐ Enjoy the dramatic sunset view.
⭐ Overnight stay is thrilling.

Drive back to Kathmandu:

⭐ Enjoy the mesmerizing sunrise view with the grand view of the Himalayas
⭐ Drive back to the city of Kathmandu.

Dates & Cost

Inclusive

Cost Includes

✅ Transportation
✅ Nagarkot Hotel accommodation on bed and breakfast basis
✅ City Tour Guide
✅ All entrance fee

Cost Excludes

❌ International flights
❌ Food and drink
❌ Tips

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