Nagarkot Changunarayan Hiking

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Tour Overview

Group size : min 1 and max 15
Hiking starts from :Nagarkot
Hike Ends in :Changurayan
Major Attractions :Nagarkot and Changurayan
Transportation options : AC Luxury Car/Hiace
Maximum Altitude :2,175m
Departure Type :Every Day
Nagarkot to Changunarayan Hike is one of the short easy hiking near the Kathmandu Valley. Nagarkot is known for mountain view station whereas Chagunarayan is a centuries-old temple.

32 km east of Kathmandu, there is a village called Nagarkot. It is a well-known viewpoint near the Kathmandu Valley. It is one of the best viewpoints near the valley from where you can see Himalayas such as Annapurna, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Gauri Shanker, Langtang, Rolwaling, Dorje Lakpa, and even the Everest.

What are the key activities?

  1. Pick up at 7:30 am from your hotel
  2. Drive to Nagarkot and explore there
  3. Nagarkot to Changunarayan hiking(4 hrs approx)
  4. Drive back to hotel

Why people go for Nagarkot Changunarayan Hiking?

  1. To celebrate the weekend.
  2. For the Picnic Purpose
  3. To see sunrise from Nagarkot.
  4. It is very short hiking near the Kathmandu.

Upon experiencing the panoramic view of mountains at Nagarkot, we will start our hiking to Changunarayan. One and half hours descending, we reach Telkot.

From Telkot, upon upward hiking around 45 minutes, we reach Trishul Danda(Lunch Place). After having Lunch at Trishul Danda, we will walk to Changu Narayan Village.( takes around 45 minutes).


Changunarayan Temple is one of the UNESCO heritage Sites of Nepal. It is situated 12 km east of Kathmandu City. This temple has historical and remarkable structures. Changunarayan is known as the oldest Vishnu Temple of Nepal. You will find the temple decorated with beautiful carvings. Upon visiting Changunarayan, we will move towards Kathmandu by our Vehicle.


Nagarkot, a popular hill station that is located at Bhaktapur district. Within 70-80 minutes drive from Kathmandu, we will reach Nagarkot Village. Maximum elevation of Nagarkot is 2,175 meters. It is well-known for viewpoint of sunrise from where visitors experience the panoramic views of the Himalayan ranges. Nonetheless, it also features the best views of Shivapuri National Park and Kathmandu Valley.

Included and Excluded


  • Local tour guide.
  • Transpotation from hotel to Nagarkot and Changunarayan to Hotel by private vehicle
  • Lunch (lunch at local lodge)
  • All fees and local taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Breakfast at Nagarkot
  • Personal expenses
  • Tip

Package Name: Nagarkot Changunarayan Hiking