Nagarkot Hiking

Nagarkot Hiking tour 2020

Chisapani Nagarkot is the north-eastern side of Kathmandu. Chisapani means “cold water” the sport is famous for the mountain panoramic view including Annapurna to Langtang range and starting and ending overnight sport of Helambu trekking.

Nagarkot is a famous place to see the mountain ranges and sunrise. It lies at an altitude of 2175 meters located 32 km north east of Kathmandu.

Nagarkot hiking is easy, short hiking inside forest, Nepalese inhabitants and the hidden valley.  Explore the great views of the Himalayas including Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Dorje Lakpa and Gauri Shanker and Everest ranges. The view from Nagarkot is like mountain flight. Once the sun begins to rise from behind the Himalayas, it looks spectacular as the mountain changes its color. However, to see the sunrise, walk up to you at 5 o'clock in the morning.

Driving you head from Thamel 45 minutes to Sundarijal, following the water pipe inside Shivapuri National Park to reach Chisapani 4/5 hour hike. The second day is a long 6/7 hours hike to catch Nagarkot with an enjoyable route. One last day you walk down to Changu Narayan Temple (the old Bosnia temple) 3 hours then drive back to Kathmandu 1.30 hours. Chisapani Nagarkot hiking can be done the whole year with children or senior citizens. There is a proper hotel / resort for accommodation and food in Nagarkot.

Day by day itinerary

Day 01: Drive Sundarijal, hike to Chisapani (2150m), 4/5 hours, Overnight Hotel (L/D).

Day 02: Hiking to Nagarkot (2175m), 6/7 hours, overnight hotel (B/L/D).

Day 03: Sunrise view and Hiking to Changunarayan (1450m), 3 hours and drive to Bhaktapur durbar Square and continue the Kathmandu transfer to hotel (B/L).