Nagarkot sunrise tour

Published on: June 12, 2024

Nagarkot sunrise tour is an experience of the fabulous mountain views from the hill station of Nagarkot with a mind-blowing sunrise view. In addition, this Nagarkot sunrise tour also includes an exploration around the UNESCO world heritage site of the capital city, Kathmandu.

This Nagarkot sunrise tour is perfect for family, luxury, gatherings as well. Travelers who have fewer holidays and want to have a short wonderful time in Nepal are also the best fit for this tour. In this Kathmandu Nagarkot tour, they will tour around the city of temples, admire its beauty in art and architecture, interact with the locals of Kathmandu valley and have a closer look at their culture.

After that, they can have a chilling time admiring the beauty of nature with the Himalayas background from Nagarkot. A perfect sunrise in the morning will give them a sensation of a new start in their life with a great experience of positivity.

Besides Nagarkot tour, travelers can also choose to hike down Nagarkot if they don’t want to drive all the way up to Nagarkot from Bhaktapur Durbar Square. This Nagarkot hiking tour can be a good choice. It will be more interesting and fun hiking around 4 hrs to reach Nagarkot.


Nagarkot is a perfect short destination. It offers travelers one of the great experiences of the great Himalayas from a very low altitude of 2,195 m. This beautiful hill lies on the eastern side of the Kathmandu valley around 32 km away. Nagarkot is the best scenic spot in Bhaktapur district. On a clear weather day, one can have a clear view of Himalayan Jewels including AnnapurnaLangtang, Dorje Lakpa, Gauarisankar, Manaslu and Ganesh Himal. One can even admire the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest.

An early visit to Nagarkot Hilltop provides an iconic sunrise view disclosing the golden aspect of the snowcapped peaks. In addition, the sunset view is not the least. Travelers love to capture the moments in their camera and the everlasting memory is inevitable. It is always a glorious morning at Nagarkot with the best sunrise view of a lifetime.

Hike to Nagarkot via Changu Narayan or Sankhu Bajrayogini or Chisapani is also a good option to explore the lives of indigenous traditional pastoral communities and a good time around nature.

Travelers can also practice yoga and meditation in the morning and evening times at Nagarkot. They have to inform during their booking.


Likewise, Kathmandu is perfect for travelers. They can experience the blend of modern influence with the ancient cultural heritage still intact in its original form. Amidst the sophisticated building and other structures calmly nestle the various UNESCO World heritage sites boasting its glorious artistic past. The city is inhabited by various ethnic communities. A majority of Newars who are popular for their distinct attire, exquisite foods, and various festivals settle here.

Don’t forget to taste the mo:mos when you are in Kathmandu.

We visit the ancient Durbar squares in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur. The former royal palaces are decorated with centuries-old stone and wood sculptures and pagoda-style temples in almost every corner. Similarly, travelers will get an opportunity to see 2 world’s biggest Buddhist Stupas. They are Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) and the Boudhanath Stupa. Apart from those sites, visit the holy temple of Lord Shiva. It provides an opportunity to closely encounter the Hindu rituals including the cremation along the Bagmati River. Lastly, a walk in the narrow streets of Thamel and Basantapur provides an insight into the commercial activities of the local communities.


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