Day Hiking

Day Hike Nagarkot to Changunarayan

Nagarkot to Changunarayan day hiking tour in Kathmandu valley offer great day hiking experience in Kathmandu valley. Nagarkot is situated at an altitude of 2,175m at a distance of 32km from Kathmandu valley and just 20km from Bhaktapur. There are several day hiking hills in Kathmandu valley, and among the all, Nagarkot is the most beautiful and famous spot for both foreigner and Nepalese tourists. This is one of the most popular place for enjoying sunrise and sunset and provide magnificent mountain views of Langtang, Ganesh Himalal and part of the Everest mountain ranges. This hill station provide many day hiking trails and home to many birds and butterflies.

Besides many choices, the west hiking trail to Changunarayan is one of the most famous one every one love hiking. Changu Narayan temple is very ancient pagoda style (multi roof temple) and it is dedicated to the lord vishnu. Here Lord Vishnu is worship and lots of Hindu Pilgrimage visit for blessing.

JOIN GROUP Contact 1 day before departure from Kathmandu.
Private transportation
Hiking guide
Fruit basket
1 liter Mineral water bottle
Shivapuri National park fee
First Aid service
All applicable taxes
Personal hiking equipment
Tips for guide and driver
Any drinks
Extra expenses beyond our control
Other cost not mentioned above as included

From kathmandu, we drive to Nagarkot. Once everyone arrive at Nagarkot, we start our hiking after enjoying with high tea with great Himalayan mountain views. It is about 4 hours walk to Changunarayan Temple passing through the local villages and little hills. It is a beautiful walk descending via Telkot. We can take short break for tea and at the Changunarayan we can have lunch. After lunch, we can do some sightseeing before we drive to Bhaktapur and further to Kathmandu

0700 – Gather all groups in front of Nature Trail’s office
0715 – Depart from office to Nagarkot approx. 1 and half hour drive
0845 – Tea break, fill up water bottle or last minute shopping for the hike
0900 – Start your hike
13:00 – Reach top of Changunarayan, which is rewarded with expansive views of the mountains to the north.
Lunch break for one hour
14:00- Sightseeing to Changunarayan Temeple
15:00 – Meet your vehicle and drive back to Kathmandu via Bhaktapur (optional sightseeing).


Note: Minimum 2 pax required, if single there would be supplement charge of USD 20 pay on arrival
Transportation by local bus, if required private transportaion supplement charge would be USD 25 per person

Itinerary details

Date of Departure: Every Saturday of the Month
Departure time: 8am
Place of departure: In front of Nature Trail office, Thamel Kathmandu.

Group Joining

Every Saturday


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