Activity :Day Tour, Nepal Tour, Historical and Cultural Tour
Starts at: Kathmandu
Ends at: Kathmandu
Unique opportunity to explore nature by escaping the busy city of Kathmandu
Witness the dramatic mountain views of Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, and Annapurna
You will enjoy the views of the Kathmandu Valley and Shivapuri National Park
Visit Changu Narayan Temple which is one of the oldest temples in Nepal
Experience the views of the high hills, lush valley, unique flora, and fauna, terraced fields, and local villages
Benefit from the varied Nepalese landscape and culture
This Changunarayan to Nagarkot hike is an incredible journey of around 6 hours to explore nature by escaping the busy city of Kathmandu. You can witness the dramatic mountain views of Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Annapurna. You will get to visit Changu Narayan Temple which is one of the oldest temples in Nepal. It is also scheduled in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. You may also listen to melodies of birds and animals throughout the journey that presents you with an ever-refreshing memory. The hike provides you the opportunity to enjoy the views of the Kathmandu Valley and Shivapuri National Park.
Along the way to the hike, you walk through beautiful temples, villages, forests, monasteries, and many more. Do not miss the opportunity to walk on the unexplored paths of Nagarkot that will enrich your experience. All these features of the trip will make it very thrilling and unforgettable. There is no precise age boundary for this hike. Seniors and minimum age people can also do it if they find it safe and convenient. However, it is better to be aware of the route map, difficulty, altitude, action challenges, fitness, medications, necessities before the trip. On this hike, you will get to experience the views of the high hills, lush valleys, unique flora, and fauna, terraced fields, and local villages.
Throughout the Changunarayan-Nagarkot Day hike, you will visit the amazing villages and towns of this region. These villages are renowned for their unique culture, traditions, and hospitality. Tamangs and Newars are the major ethnic groups of this region. Your interaction with villagers will provide more experience in lifestyle in rural Nepal. Hence, the hike provides you knowledge and entertainment at the same time.
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Available - Trip is available to run if minimum group size is filled
Limited - Only few space available
Include & Exclude
Arrival and departure transport by private car/ bus/van
Lunch at the restaurant
Trek guide and a porter (sharing by two clients)
Home guide and support staffs
First aid kit
Government tax and service charge
Other personal expenses such as snacks, beverages, personal gear, etc.
Tips to guide and porter
Before starting your trek, you need to take both mental and physical training. This helps to withstand extreme weather and adventure in this region. We provide the best guides for you. All our trek guides are authorized and licensed by Nepal Government and reputed organizations such as Nepal Trekking Association. We suggest you choose guides who are licensed and authorized by the Nepal Government; along with those who have years of experience and are fluent in various languages including English, Chinese, Japanese and more.
Altitude sickness has been a major problem for most of the visitors. Here are the few tips that are tried and tested by our professional leaders:
Slow your ascend and take proper rest
Stay hydrated all the times
Eat a healthy balanced diet food which is a mixture of carbohydrates, proteins, and vitamins
Sleep well throughout the trek for at least 7 hours
Avoid alcoholic products, tobacco, and other beverages
Be mentally strong and prepared
Train your body accordingly to cope with uphill hikes
Take medicine if necessary
The most significant things to be included on the backpack are: Body Wear
Trekking Trouser and Shorts
Down Jacket Waterproof Jacket
Sunhat and Warm Hat
Gloves(warm and Light)
Trekking Shocks (4-5 Pairs)
Sleeping Bag and Layer
Trekking Poles water Bottles
Water purification tablets
Small medical kits to put some emergency necessary medicines which you need
You need to pack your bags lightly because you will not be able to carry heavy loads along with the trek. You will not be able to enjoy your journey in the Himalayas unless you pack wisely. You will be sleeping in small lodges and tea houses during the entire trip. Please be prepared with the right clothes as per the season. It will get colder at the higher elevations especially during winters. You can also consult us or simply visit our comprehensive packing list for the Changunarayan-Nagarkot Day hike in Nepal.
Frequently Asked Questions
You don’t have to be a marathon runner. However, you need to be mentally and physically prepared while you are hiking in these difficult regions. You may have to walk for 5-6 hours depending on your speed. Individuals need no such detailed skills for hiking. However, we will be providing orientation before the hike.
The best month for the hike is during the pre-monsoon months. This is generally from March to May. However, post-monsoon months starting from late September till December are also considered favorable. You need to prepare accordingly during the winter seasons. Some people also go hiking in February and early September.
You will be guided by experts who are experienced and have been to camp multiple times for years. Our guides are locals who communicate in English. They acquire deep knowledge of the mountain, people, culture, hygiene, and safety.
Yes, the trek is fixable. We can continue to other trekking as per guest request. However, visit to other trekking sites may include additional charge.
You will be provided several booking options that include such as online booking, wire transfer, or cash on arrival. Similarly, we suggest you go through our booking policy. It is better to read every policy thoroughly before you head to the payment. Please feel free to get in touch with us in case of any other queries.
We will run our booked trips under normal circumstances. You will still be going on the trip even if other hikers cancel at the end moment. We will not cancel the whole trip even if there are fewer participants. Please note that we will not be continuing the trip if there is a political riot, natural disasters, pandemics, epidemics, or catastrophes, etc.