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Nagarkot Sankhu Trek - 1 Day

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  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Min. Age: 1 ( Minimum) – 12 (Maximum)
  • Maximum Height : 2000 Meter (6560ft.)
  • Trek Starting Point : Kathmandu- Hotel
  • Trek Ending Point : Hotel - Kathmandu
  • Recommended Season : Round up the year
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This tour package is suitable for those people, who have limited time but still like to explore beauty of Nepal and around Kathmandu valley. Sankhu Nagarkot hiking offers you the real Nepal village hill hiking with the panoramic views of Himalayas. The Sankhu to Nagarkot hiking starts at the Newar village of Sankhu after drive of about 1-1.5 hrs from Kathmandu. The temple of Bajrayogini (Khadgayogini) is one of identity of Sankhu. It is situated on middle of hill. Nagarkot is most popular hill station very close on the eastern side of Kathmandu. It is just 32 km from Kathmandu, at an altitude of 2170m and can be reached by driving of 1 and half hour. The road goes past fields where they harvest rice, paddies and potatoes. Nagarkot is rather famous as a view point to view the stunning views of sunrise and sunset. Our plan is to hike up to Nagarkot and stay there for sunset views before finally getting back to Kathmandu. In this hike we can see old style houses, carved windows made of wood and several temple and stone sculpture in the old town are main attraction of beginning of hike.

Trip Highlights

  • Very easy trek
  • Close the city
  • Panoramic view of high himalayas
  • View of of Annapuna ranges in far west, Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang and Mahalangur rage with Mt. Everest  and other Mountain Peaks
  • Mixed culture and traditions
  • Inhabited both Hindu and Buddhist people
  • View of  over 8000 meter highest mountains
  • Rhododendron and fine forest
  • Locals
  • Rhododendron forest
  • Nepal’s ethnic Tamang culture

Day to day outline itinerary

Day 01: Full day

Cost Details

Cost Includes
  • Car transportation Kathmandu – Nagarkot
  • An English-speaking Govt. registered trekking guide
  • Guide salary, allowance, insurance, transport, food
  • Lunch along the way to trek 
  • Private transport from trekking ending point to Kathmandu
Cost Excludes
  • Food in Kathmandu
  • All Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance and evacuation charges
  • Tips

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Full day - Start early morning form Kathmandu.
- Drive to Nagarkot about one and half hour
- Maximum height 2100 m. (6888 ft.)
- Best mountain views
- Panoramic mountain scenery
- Trek through forest and local Tamang Village
- Trek all down hill
- Terraced agriculture field and rice paddy along the way
- Local people / custom / culture.
- Drive back to Hotel about 3-4 P.M.