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 Kathmandu. From Nagarkot, our hike forwards through the terraced fields, dense Tamang traditional village, with typical countryside houses painted with locally found bricks. As walking ahead, we experience culture & the lifestyle of the native people on the trail. After that, we pass through the deciduous forest, a close watch to flora & fauna. We have to climb the first 20 minutes, and a normal flat countryside 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 the 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 to join us, enjoy with your loved ones in the lap of nature and make your holiday delightful and hassle free