Nagarkot Changunarayan Hiking is one of the fascinating shortest hiking packages for the short time travelers with trying to move from the busy and crowded life of Kathmandu Valley. Nagarkot is well known for a sunrise and sunset view which is a standout amongst the most famous hill stations. At an elevation of 2,175m and 32 km from Kathmandu City this small hill station gives a marvelous perspective on the northern mountain, sunrise, and dusk.
Whereas, Changunarayan is the oldest temple of Kathmandu Valley dated back to the seventh century and enlisted in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. While you will discover numerous antiquated statues and pulchritude craftsmanship created in the sanctuary.
From Nagarkot we begin our first hike, crossing through the terraced fields, Tamang Village, with ordinary wide-open houses painted with locally found. It is astounding to perceive how the Village along the trail still displays Nepal farmland way of life even though it is so near to capital city. During our trek we can see local people making local wine called "Raksi", arranged by a straightforward procedure of refining by preparing nourishment grains, like maize, millet and wheat. On the initial segment of the climbing we experience culture and way of life of the local individuals.
Second part of the hike is more natural, going through deciduous forersts, a nearby watch to vegetation and fauna. We need to ascend the initial for 20 minutes, and an ordinary level wide open trail (2 hours). The best of all is the Himalayan in the background of these whole trail. At last we reach Changunarayan, an oldest historic temple around in Kathmandu. One can see world applauded perfect works of art of stoned model. Our hiking to Changunarayan-Nagarkot stops here, returning to Kathmandu.
Oldest monuments and architecture around Kathmandu valley (Changunarayan)
Indigenous individuals’ way of life (Tamang Village)
Culture, workmanship and lifestyle style
Flora and fauna
Visit to Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Visit to 55-Window palace (Bhaktapur)
Day 1: After having breakfast, we will get you from your Hotel in Kathmandu then we will go for a scenic drive for a couple of hours to Nagarkot. While in transit to Nagarkot, you will visit Bhaktapur which is 13km far from Kathmandu. Bhaktapur is the most established city of Nepal known as 'city of enthusiasts' holds the appeal of the fifteenth century. You can see the 55-window palace and its old workmanship and architecture of various sanctuary. After the sightseeing to Bhaktapur, we will drive through the green fields and move through terraced fields to Nagarkot. The drive is picturesque with the green valley sees and the astonishing Himalayas. Nagarkot is the place your climb begins the day after and besides, appreciate the sunset from your lodging. For the best view, you can likewise see through the pinnacle situated at the most astounding point (2175m) in Nagarkot. It is a standout amongst the best places to appreciate a dusk with a 360° all-encompassing perspective, which incorporates real crests in the western Himalayan range: Annapurna, Manaslu. Himchuli, Ganesh Himal, and eastern Himalayan range: Langtang, Dorje Lakpa, Gauri Sankar, Choyu, Shishapangma, including Mt. Everest on early morning or Early morning, you can watch the dawn perspective on the Himalayas from your lodging. After breakfast, your hike begins to Changunarayan. The climbing trail from Nagarkot to Changunarayan progressively slides through the terraced fields through the 'Tamang Village.' The strolling is simple with steady downhill and genuinely level ways. It will take around 4 hours to reach Changunarayan, the most established pagoda style Hindu sanctuary in Nepal. Subsequent to visiting this UNESCO World Heritage Site you will have your lunch lastly drive back to Kathmandu. Day 2 : After having our breakfast, you will pick up from your Hotel and drive Kathmandu to Changu Narayan which takes for one hour to the trailhead Changu Narayan temple. Visit Changu Narayan sanctuary and feel the noteworthy occasions by the environment. After thirty minutes touring, your climb begins strolling through the wildernesses and reach Telkot. There are tremendous stairs to achieve sanctuary at Telkot which you may require some rest for some time. From Telkot the trail complements through the patios with a delightful village to Nagarkot. Besides, appreciate the sunset view from your Hotel also you can likewise see through the views situated at the most elevated point (2175m) in Nagarkot. It is a standout amongst the best places to appreciate the nightfall with a 360° all-encompassing perspective, which incorporates real tops in the western Himalayan range: Annapurna, Manaslu. Himchuli, Ganesh Himal, and eastern Himalayan range: Langtang, Dorje Lakpa, Gauri Shankar, Choyu, Shishapangma, including Mt. Everest on a crisp morning or Early morning, you can watch the sunrise view on the Himalayas from your Hotel. After breakfast, drive to Bhaktapur and sightseeing there. Bhaktapur is the most seasoned city of Nepal known as 'city of aficionados' holds the appeal of the fifteenth century. You can see the 55-window palace and its old workmanship and architecture of various sanctuary and encompassing. After the touring, lunch at Bhaktapur lastly drive to Kathmandu.
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