Nagarkot and Changu Narayan day tour exploring the turning hills of Nagarkot, one of the beautiful area situated to the east of the Kathmandu Valley, Learn about different type of cultures and hike up to ancient buildings and remote villages. Pick up an early morning drive to the amazing place to witness a most popular sunrise and sunset over the snow-capped mountains chain. Try not to stare through at the glorious Himalayan sun as it vertex the snow-capped mountain chain. Journey on a hike that will lead you to remote villages to learn about the lifestyles of ethnic groups like the Tamangs and the Newars. Visit Changu Narayan Temple, one of the oldest temples in Nepal, built by Lichhavi King Mandev and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Nagarkot and Changu day tour is an excellent walking day tour on the boundary of the Kathmandu Valley. You will be amazed to see just how much the local villages along the trail remain unchanged and still exhibit their traditional countryside lifestyle, even though they are so close to the city. Nagarkot is one of the best sunset viewpoints located northeastern site of the Kathmandu valley. Nagarkot and Changu Narayan day tour beautiful offers a panoramic view of the Himalayas range of Dhaulagiri in the west and Mt Everest in the east, to Annapurna, Manasalu, Ganesh Himal and Lantang Lirung, Mt Shisa Pangma, Mt Gauri Shankar, and many more. Nagarkot and Changu Narayan day tour starts out with a drive to Nagarkot from your hotel. Drive through the green fields as the road climbs through terraced fields towards Nagarkot. The drive is scenic with green valley views on one side and the excellent Himalayas on the other. Nagarkot is a hill station from where you can see a great panorama of mountains over 2100 meters tall. From here, one can see all the flashing snowy peaks. Then, start the hike as the trail gradually descends through the terraced fields to Tamang Village. Here, local wine making is pretty common throughout the year. Enjoy an authentic lunch accompanied by sightseeing over the Nagarkot hilltop.The first part of the hike is a largely interesting cultural encounter, while the second part is more about nature as the trail follows the ridge, which is rich with deciduous forests. The Himalayas appear in the distance totally remote and peaceful. The walking is easy with some gradual downhill descents, but fairly level paths. It will take about 4 hours to reach Changu Narayan, the oldest pagoda style Hindu temple of Lord Bishnu in Nepal. After visiting this UNESCO World Heritage Site, enjoy an authentic lunch at the Changu Narayan hilltop. Then take drive back to Kathmandu to end our interesting day tour in Nepal.
Explore the Shivapuri- Chisapani-Nagarkot is one of the romantic shortest Day Hike tour around the Kathmandu valley. This trek provides opportunity to see several rare and non rare animals and different species of birds in Shivapuri national park. During this trek you can familiar with culture of different ethnic people such as Tamang, Chhetri and Brahmin. In this trek while walking on the beautiful trail you will rewarded by the stunning glimpse of the superb mountains views, beautiful landscapes, romantic views of Kathmandu valley, rivers, green hills and typical Nepalese villages.
The starting point of this trek is Budhanilkantha temple which is the holy temple of Hindu people. From Budhanilkantha you will slowly ascend to Shivapuri hill through the forest trail of Shivapuri national park. In this journey you may get chance different kinds of animals and different species of birds. Shivapuri hill offer superb views of several white capped beautiful peaks. You will continue to Chisapani by following the watershed trail of Shivapuri national park. Chisapani is culturally important place where you can know and experience the Tamang culture. From Chisapani through the beautiful hilly trail with beautiful natural scenery you will reach to Nagarkot. Nagarkot is naturally very beautiful place which offer the magnificent views of the beautiful mountains such as Annapurna Ranges, Manaslu mountain ranges, Ganesh Himal ranges, Langtang ranges, Dorje Lakpa, Melung-Tse, Gaurishanker, Furi Cha-Chui, Lhotse, Everest and many more mountains panorama. Moreover in Nagarkot you can see the romantic views of sunrise and sunset and beautiful picture of Kathmandu valley. Nagarkot is naturally rewarded place where you want to spend more time by involving in different natural activities. Natural beauty, calm environment and suitable climate of Nagarkot always win the heart and eyes of the visitors. After enjoying with nature in Nagarkot you will return to Kathmandu by bus.
Phulchowki hill is located in the south east of Kathmandu valley and popular for romantic views, different species of birds and lowers. Phulchowki is the highest hill among the surrounding hills of Kathmandu valley where you can take enjoy of snow in the winter season. Phulchowki hill is 20 km. Far from Kathmandu city and there are two ways to reach to Phulchowki hill. If you want quite long walk around the hills of Kathmandu valley you can go to Phulchowki hill through Namobuddha. But if you are hurry and want short walk to reach to Phulchowki you can go direct ascend from Godawori. Phulchowki hill is surrounded by the dense forest of the different plants including Rhododendron. Because of this beautiful and dense forest different species of birds and butterflies and some animals can be found in Phulchowki hill. In beautiful forest of the Phulchowki hill you can see the different kinds of birds such as the Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher, Refocus-bellied Niltava, Yellow-browed Tit, Chestnut-headed Tesia, Red-billed Leiothrix, Whiskered Yuhina, Besra, Bronzed and Racket-tailed Drongos, Greater Yellow nape, Grey-headed Woodpecker, Nepal Cutia, Ultramarine Flycatcher, and Black-winged Cuckoo shrike. There is the shrine of Phulchowki Mai; guardian goddess on the top of the Phulchowki hill. If you happen to trek on this route in March-April or in July and August you might have a chance to watch the month-long annual religious festival held at the shrine to Phulchoki Mai in March-April, and some other major festivals on the full moon days in July and August every year.
At that time, Nepalese masse from the surrounding areas, Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and other towns and villages visit the Phulchoki. Moreover you will get eye pleasing views of Kathmandu valley, small green hills and typical Nepalese villages can be seen from Phulchowki hill. During Phulchowki hill trek you can also visit to one marvel factory and Godawori botanical garden in Godawori.
Phulchowki Short Trek (2782m) is the highest hill situated in the south of Kathmandu valley. This is one of the most beautiful hiking in terms of vegetation in Kathmandu valley. After breakfast at the Hotel, drive 14 kms south of Kathmandu for about 30 minutes to a place called Godavari ( Royal Botanical Garden ) with packed lunch box. From Godavari we start our hiking gradually uphill all the way through sub - Tropical thick forest for about four hours. The magnificent view from eastern part of Annapurna range to Gaurishanker in the east can be seen from here on a clear day apart from the Breathtaking view of Kathmandu valley. After lunch and strolling around from sometime, we hike down following the same trail to Godavari for about 2 hours and drive back to Kathmandu.
Namo Buddha Dhulikhel Day Hike tour is situated in the east part of Nepal, 32 km away from the capital city of Kathmandu. Main attractions of Dhulikhel are temples and scenic mountain views to enjoy from Karyolung in the east to Himalchuli in the west. Namo Buddha is a sacred Buddhist place where Lord Buddha saved a life of a dying from hunger tiger by giving it his flesh.
We Pick up from your’s Hotel with our experience tour guide with private vehicle depend our goup size car/van/jeep/coaster ro bus and drive to Dhulikhel - a small town situated about 30 km Southeast of Kathmandu at 1550 meters altitude. It used to be a popular trading route from Nepal to Tibet in ancient times. It's a perfect exotic destination for cultural enthusiasts. From here you will enjoy a magnificent view of Himalayan range, including Ganesh Himal (7429 m), Mt. Lhotse (8516 m), Lantang Himal (7234 m), Gaurishanker Himal (7134 m), lush hills, agriculture terrace and typical villages.The town is designed based on Hindu philosophy with the position, shape, scale and dominance between houses, temples, public squares - all have their own meaning. Most valuable assets here are fine arts, handicraft, and wood carving. There are numerous Hindu temples and Buddhist stupa. Narayan temple, dedicated to Lord Krishna and Harisiddhi temple are situated in the center of the town while Bhawati temple is located in Western part and Gaukhureshour Mahadev Temple lies in the Eastern part of the town. Namo Buddha is one of the most popular destinations in Nepal for Buddhist devotees. One of three main stupas was built in Kathmandu Valley on bones and hair of Prince Mahasatttav on the slope of Ganda Mala hill. The locals call it Namo Buddha, which literally means homage to Lord Buddha. A small stupa located at same hill with cave of the tigress. Thrabgu Tashi Yangtse monastery built in East side of the hill then back to Kathmandu feeling happy day.