Old Newari village of Sankhu, the terraced farmlands , superb mountain view., visiting oldest temple of Changunarayan, an UNESCO declared world heritage site.
Nagarkot 2170m is an quiet and scenic hilltop about 32 km from Kathmandu, very popular as a mountain view point.One can see the panorama of the himalayas including Mt Everest from Nagarkot.The sunrise and sunset on himalayas seen from this hill will be a life time memory for many.
The 4 hour hike starts at the Newari town of Sankhu.We pass the uphill trail through scattered villages 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 villages and mountains . Changunarayan is Nepal's oldest temple built on 5th century .It is a UNESCO declared world heritage site.
Season : All the year round.
Duration: 02 days.
Grade : easy.
Mountain view : Gaurishankar, Langtang, Dorje lhakpa and Everest ranges.
Day 01: Early morning breakfast in Kathmandu and drive for about 1.5 hour for Sankhu and 4 hour walk to Nagarkot , pack lunch on the way.Overnight in hotel in Nagarkot.
Day 02: Early morning sunrise view, take breakfast , and depart for Nagarkot . After 3 hour hike take lunch on Changunarayan and catch the transport for Kathmandu from Bhaktapur.
Total Cost Per Person Per Day (No Hidden Cost):
1 pax: USD 100.
2 pax: USD 85 Each.
More Than 2 pax: USD 75 Each.