Nagarkot Changu Narayan Day hiking
Nagarkot Changunaryan is a short day hiking through the high hills to the temple with artistic design. It is one of the popular and classic hiking trails that take you to beautiful and popular hill station Nagarkot. It is best for short time travelers trying to escape from the rush of Kathmandu.
Nagarkot Changunaryan day hiking starts from Nagarkot, it’s a one hour drive from Kathmandu to Nagarkot. Nagarkot is a small village 7200 ft above from sea level, the most popular hill station near from Kathmandu. From Nagarkot our hike forwards through the terraced fields, dense Tamang traditional village, with typical country side houses painted with locally found bricks. As walking ahead, we experience culture & lifestyle of the native people on the trail. After that we pass through deciduous forest, a close watch to flora & fauna. We have to climb the first 20 minutes, and a normal flat country side trail (2 hours). Then we finally reach Changunaryan, ending point of this hiking, one of UNESCO world heritage site in Nepal. Changu Narayan is pleasant oldest Temple of Kathmandu valley dated back to 7th century and listed in the UNESCO World Heritage sites. The downhill hike from Changunaryan to Cultural city Bhaktapur is downhill screening most of the majestic mountains and hills. Nagarkot Changunaryan day hiking offer amazing view of Himalayas like Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Shisha Pangma (8013m), Gang Chenpo (6397m), Dome Blanc (6830m), Dorje Lakpa (6990m), Lonpo Gang (7083m) and Purbi Chyachu (6658m), Gauri Shankar and Mt. Everest. This hiking can do any time of the year but September to May consider as the best time of the year.
Trekking Planner organizes Nagarkot Changunaryan day hiking in very reasonable price with the best service available. We also offer tailor made itinerary for individuals or groups. Come join us, enjoy with you loved ones in the lap of nature and make your holiday delightful and hassle free
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