Nagarkot Sunrise/Sunset Tour

Watching the sun slowly rise and set from a hilltop will always be heart-melting. We have the Nagarkot Sunrise and Sunset Tour allowing you to indulge in the simplicity and beauty of life!
Nagarkot is a village located 32 km east of Kathmandu. It is one of the best places to enjoy the best sunrise and sunset views. The place is growing popular among international travelers having a limited time to stay in Kathmandu.
You can take a short yet perfect trip to Nagarkot with your family and friends. It is a perfect getaway for people with busy and hectic schedules.
Nagarkot lies at an altitude of 2,175 meters above sea level. The place is popular for the soothing view of soaring mountains including Mt. Annapurna, and Mt. Everest. You can also view the Langtang, Manaslu, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh Himal, and Khumbu Ranges from Nagarkot. In addition, you will also get to enjoy the cool sight of the Indrawati river valley.
If you are planning to stay in Nagarkot for a while, you can stroll around nearby places that are convincingly favorable for a good walk. There are some interesting places to visit in Nagarkot like Mahadev Pokhari, Kali Devi Temple and Jalpa Devi Temple. One of the most important Hindu festivals called Janai Purnima is celebrated In Nagarkot with great enthusiasm. If you happen to visit Nagarkot around this occasion, you will be able to witness the cultural devotion of Nepalese people.
The best time to visit Nagarkot is during the spring season (March-May). You will be able to relish the finest sight of blooming rhododendrons around this time. Besides the spring season, you can visit the place during the early winters of October and November.
Nagarkot is one of the best spots offering a panorama view of the major summits from the eastern and central part of Nepal. Therefore, Nagarkot sunrise and sunset tour will forever be one of the finest trips to enjoy the overwhelming sight of sunrise and sunset over the Himalayas near the Kathmandu valley.
Join us today at Himalaya Holiday Service to experience the best of Nepal. We have experienced guides and customizable tour packages for your comfort. Do remember us for an amazing adventure you will not forget!

In the very first hour meaning early in the morning, you can drive to Nagarkot viewpoint and enjoy an eye-soothing sunrise that would warm the surroundings and your heart. Then, you can take time to visit different places like Mahadev Pokhari, Kali Devi Temple and Jalpa Devi Temple. You can explore the town or even enjoy a good walk as per your wish. In the evening, you will head back to the viewpoint to witness an alluring sight of the sun setting right in front of your eyes. You can then head back to Kathmandu city.  

Trip Highlights:
Enjoy a short yet lovely trip.
Experience an alluring sight of sunrise and sunset over the Himalayas right in front of your eyes.
Get a chance to appreciate a close-up look of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Everest, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa, and Gaurisanker.
Relax in a place away from the hustle and bustle of the crowded Kathmandu city.
Collect a mesmerizing memory from the viewpoint.
Get a break from your daily hectic lives.

Key information
The best time to enjoy the Nagarkot sunrise and sunset tour is spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November).
You should take a local bus to Nagarkot from Bhaktapur if you are planning the trip on a public vehicle.
One-way taxi from Kathmandu will cost about NRs. 4,000.
Carry a litre of water with you. It is better if you carry your own water bottle as it is economical as well as eco-friendly.
You can carry a map of Nagarkot to explore the place on your own.
If you want to extend your stay, do inform your guide about it prior to the tour day.
The itinerary is flexible. However, you should inform your guide beforehand about any custom destination.
Carry extra money in case of emergencies.
The extra cost for refreshments will not be included in the package.
Be a responsible traveler by not littering around areas you visit.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What kind of vehicle will be using for this journey?
We will use a comfortable vehicle depending on the number of people in the group. We can either go for a 36-seater or a smaller 21-seater. If it is a private trip, we can use a comfortable minivan. You can also choose to travel to Nagarkot on your own using a public vehicle. For this, you need to catch a local bus from Bhaktapur.

What is the best season for Nagarkot tour?
You can visit Nagarkot all year round. However, the best seasons that offer you clear visibility are autumn and spring. The ideal months for the Nagarkot Tour are September, October, and November (autumn) and March, April, and May (spring). The weather is pleasant and stable to not obstruct your tour.

How much time does it take to reach Nagarkot from Kathmandu?
Nagarkot lies about 27 kilometers away from Kathmandu. You will have to depart from Bhaktapur if you are planning to take a local vehicle. So, first, you need to take a local bus to reach Bhaktapur. Then, from Bhaktapur, catch a bus to Nagarkot. It will take around one and a half hours to reach Nagarkot.

What are other attractions to visit Nagarkot?
Other attractions of Nagarkot include trail walks, sightseeing, as well as enjoying adventurous sports like paragliding. These attractions include Nagarkot Nature Trail, Nagarkot Everest View Paragliding, and Nagarkot Paranomic Hiking Trail. You can also indulge in other refreshing activities like Yoga alongside mother nature.

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