I had an amazing trip with my guide, Harry. I got picked up at 4am from my hotel and headed to Nagarkot for the sunrise. Although the sky was a bit cloudy, the sunrise was still an amazing sight. Afterwards, we had a traditional Nepali...More
Overlooking the snow-topped peaks of the mighty Himalayas, the mountain resort of Nagarkot is on every visitor’s must-see list. But most tours end there, meaning tourists miss out on exploring the picturesque and culturally-rich surrounding regions.
During this immersive hiking tour through the Kathmandu Valley, you’ll still have a chance to tick off Nagarkot’s world-famous sunrise panorama over the iconic mountain chain. But then, prepare to stretch your legs with a gentle trek through local villages and terraced hillsides. You’ll follow your guide on a smooth, downhill hike to the UNESCO-listed temple of Changu Narayan, a hidden gem that is usually overlooked by visitors.
On the way, you’ll pass by red-brick Tamang and Newari homes, getting a slice of local life that most tours miss. You’ll 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, you’ll get a one-of-a-kind peek at the local artisans that are keeping stone and wood-carving traditions alive.
Nagarkot is a culturally-rich mountain resort in Nepal, famous for its sunrise views over the Himalayan mountain range. During this exhilarating tour from Kathmandu, you’ll enjoy an early morning panorama over world-renowned peaks before setting off on a scenic hike to Changu Narayan. Discover local Newari and Tamang villages as you make your way through the country’s picturesque hillsides before arriving at the UNESCO-listed temple.