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Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hiking from Kathmandu provided by Himalayan Planet Adventures Day Tours

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 03/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 03/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
A mountain village in Nepal, Nagarkot is famous for its sunrise views over the Himalayas. On this tour from Kathmandu, enjoy an early morning panorama over world-renowned peaks before a scenic hike to Changu Narayan. Visit other villages as you make your way through the country’s picturesque hillsides before arriving at the UNESCO-listed temple. A private guide means plenty of personal attention, and hotel pickup makes for a seamless experience.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Nagarkot View Tower
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Nagarkot Buddha Peace Park Hiking Trail
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 3
    Changu Narayan
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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Highlights
  • A sunrise Nagarkot trip with Changu Narayan hike
  • Enjoy panoramic views over the Himalayas, followed by a gentle guided hike
  • Stop along the route to enjoy local Newari delicacies in family-run shops
  • Spend time exploring the UNESCO-listed temple that most visitors miss
What to Expect
After early morning hotel pickup from your hotel, relax on the ride to Nagarkot, where you have a chance to view the world-famous sunrise panorama over the iconic mountain chain.Then, prepare to stretch your legs with a gentle trek through local villages and terraced hillsides. Follow your guide on a smooth, downhill hike to the UNESCO-listed temple of Changu Narayan, a hidden gem that’s often overlooked by visitors. On the way, pass by red-brick Tamang and Newari homes, getting a slice of local life that most tours miss. You even have the opportunity to stop and sample local delicacies by the tiny, family-run eateries that are scattered en route. Arriving at the temple, get a one-of-a-kind peek at the local artisans that are keeping stone and wood-carving traditions alive. Your tour ends with drop-off back at your departure point.
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Important Information
Duration
9h
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation (hotel pickup & drop, air conditioned vehicle)
  • Fees (admission, fuel surcharge, parking, entry)
  • Entry/Admission - Nagarkot View Tower
  • Entry/Admission - Changu Narayan
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • In the event of poor weather or bad traffic conditions, tour itinerary is subject to change without notice. No cancellations or refunds will be issued. See voucher for details
  • We recommend you bring warm clothing during winter
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Nicola S wrote a review 3 Apr
Zurich, Switzerland2 contributions
We are so glad that we booked this trip. Everything was exactly as promised and we couldn‘t have asked for a better guide. We were picked up at our hotel and driven to Nargakot to see the beautiful sunrise, had some breakfast at the Paradise Villa and started on the trek through
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Response from Himalayanplanetadv, Owner at Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hiking from Kathmandu
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Nicola, Thank you very much for buying this with us. It's really important to us to recover tourism and providing jobs for a guide who lost their job for a year. We are excited about your arrival in Nepal and hope we able to bring more travelers to Nepal. Have a wonderful trip ahead and looking forward to seeing you shortly after your long holiday. Stay safe and Good Luck!
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Kaylea wrote a review Feb 2021
13 contributions4 helpful votes
We loved our first hiking experience in Nepal. Nabaraj reached out to us as soon as we booked the trip and communicated well beforehand, answering all our questions. Our guide, Shishir, was very informative and welcoming. He told us all about Nepal history, culture, food,
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from Himalayanplanetadv, Owner at Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hiking from Kathmandu
Responded 23 Feb 2021
Hi Kaylea, Thank you so much for taking service with us. We are glad to serve you after Covid-19. This is a gateway to revive tourism back and it's a great re-start. We hope to serve you again in the future. Have a wonderful trip to Nepal.
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Sightsee737349 wrote a review Mar 2020
McLeod Ganj, India594 contributions122 helpful votes
Simply loved this place with such beautiful views of Nepal Himalayas want to visit it again and again for the peace of my mind
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Response from Himalayanplanetadv, Owner at Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hiking from Kathmandu
Responded 4 Apr 2020
Hi, Thanks for visiting this beautiful Nepal. We have many places to visit and we are looking forward to welcome you back again.
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Carolina C wrote a review Mar 2020
Barcelona, Spain4 contributions
The transportation will bring you to the highest point, and from there walk downhill all the time (except 20min up, easy trek), passing by small villages and some temples. What could be improved: for the coffee break/breakfast at the start of the trek (at your on expense,
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Himalayanplanetadv, Owner at Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hiking from Kathmandu
Responded 23 Mar 2020
Hi Carolina, Thank you so much for taking a service with us and glad you enjoyed this trip. We are trying to upgrade our service as much as we can in coming days and hope this COVID19 will stop. Global tourism is fighting with this COVID19 and we are too. Stay safe and god bless you. We hope to see you again for some other trips and feel free to book our trip again.
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WendyJoyPit wrote a review Mar 2020
Cambridge, Canada16 contributions6 helpful votes
I spent 3 days touring Kathmandu City and Kathmandu Valley with Himalayan Planet Tours. They were a wonderful group to see this city and area with. This tour was my FAVOURITE. After the hustle and bustle of the city it was wonderful to go out to Nagarkot for the Sunrise
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Responded 18 Mar 2020
Hello Wendy, Thank you so much for these wonderful reviews. We are so glad that we got a great opportunity to serve you in this beautiful country and thank you again for appreciating our service along with our professional staff. And your recommendation means a lot and we are looking forward to serving you in Nepal.
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Durbar Squares Day Tour
Thank you Rabina for spending the day showing us the history of the Newar kingdoms. You were very knowledgeable and
WendyJoyPit
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History and Beauty Combined - Great Tour
I spent 3 days touring Kathmandu City and Kathmandu Valley with Himalayan Planet Tours. They were a wonderful group
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Seeing the Wonders of Kathmandu City including 4 UNESCO Sites
I spent 3 days touring Kathmandu City and Kathmandu Valley with Himalayan Planet Tours. They were a wonderful group
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Fantastic
Had a fantastic time today , weather was sunny and a bit of cloud. Was worth going to see and would highly recommen
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Kathmandu Day Excursion
Outstanding tour! Himalayan Planet Adventures was very professional, even using WhatsApp to contact me. Our tour gu
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Great tour
Rabina Khadka was amazing a tour guide. She was extremely patient with us considering my partner was still feeling
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Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar
Had a great day touring these amazing sites with Shanti. She was a virtual encyclopedia of knowledge and wonderful
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Breathtaking
Although the window next to my seat was dirty, so I couldn’t get a good photo of Sagarmatha from there, the flight
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Bucket list trip
An excellent way to see Mt Everest without the trek ! Budget friendly too, the scenic flight cost £170 pp Please
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Amazing day tour
Our tour covered all the main areas of Kathmandu and outer regions. Our tour guide, Rabina was lovely and so welcom
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Simply amazing!
Roshan is a very thoughtful, knowledgeable and flexible guide. He has accommodated all of our requests and made our
naancy01
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Quick trip Getaway
Worried free tour. We booked this online and as easy as 123. Every thing are so reliable. They picked you up from
BusinesstravelOz
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Spectacular
Only in the city for a few days and no time to go for a trek so a great way to see the mountains albeit from a dist
soytir
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Spectacular Views of the Himalayas
My wife and I really enjoyed this tour with Shanti Karki. We enjoyed the UNESCO World Heritage Sites tour with her
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Trip to Kathmandu
I had been in Kathmandu since 05 Dec to 08 Dec. It's a wonderful place to Visit, especially Bhagwan Pashupatinath
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