Nagarkot Hiking | Day Hiking | Popular Sunrise and Sunset viewpoint

Nagarkot Hiking | Best Sunrise and Mountain view trip

Nagarkot Hiking | A day trip to witness the best sunrise and the mountain view

Nagarkot Hiking is a day trip from Kathmandu and Bhaktapur valley. Nagarkot is one of the best mountain viewpoints nearby Kathmandu. And of course, this is one of the most popular ones too. Nagarkot is located at the elevation of 2175m and 32 KM eastward from the heart of Kathmandu. Also, famous as the summer hunting and relaxing camp for the royal families in the past times. The stunning view of mountain peaks as well the dramatic landscapes and the Kathmandu valley is the perfect way to relax your eyes. Golden sunrise and sunset on the top to the snowcapped mountain peaks (Langtang range, Gaurisankar, Manalsu, Annapurnas, Rolwaling, Dorje Lakpa, and even Mt. Everest) is another attraction of Nagarkot.


Hike to Nagarkot can starts from several places and the most hiked one is from Changu Narayan. Changu Narayan, itself is the place of the historical element and which is enlisted in the UNESCO Heritage sites from Nepal. This historical place has a historical Changu Narayan Temple decorated with beautiful carvings and a typical Newari village. This beautiful temple is directly connected with the history of Nepal. It’s suited 12KM east towards Kathmandu valley. Changu Narayan will be the starting and ending point of this Nagarkot Hiking trip. Because if you want to enjoy the amazing sunrise view from Nagarkot then end your trip in here and if you want to hike up then it’s the place to start this hiking trip from here.



  1. Witness the best sunrise and sunset view
  2. To see the panoramic mountains view even Mt. Everest.
  3. Enjoy the weekend and holiday with family
  4. For the picnic purpose.


Like other hiking trails nearby Kathmandu valley, Nagarkot Hiking also interconnected with other hiking trails like Chaispani Nagarkot Hiking Trail. That is why this hiking trip is one of the best and popular day hiking trips in Nepal.

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