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Nagarkot – Dhulikhel trek (3 days)

Nagarkot is a famous place to see the mountain ranges and sunrise. It lies at an altitude of 2211m and is located 30 km north east of Kathmandu. If weather is good, one can see great views of Himalayas including Annapurna, Langtang, Dorje Lakpa and Gauri Shanker, Ganesh Himala. The mountain flight that goes each day to show Everest and other Himalayas from Kathmandu goes via the Nagarkot route.

Many visitors go to Nagarkot to see sunrise. Once the sun begins to rise from behind the Himalayas, it looks spectacular as mountain changes its color. However to see the sunrise, visitors has to go to Nagarkot 4 o'clock in the morning.

Dhulikhel is rich in plethora of cultural diversities, interesting traditional practices, lush vegetation and rich birdlife. Dhulikhel (1440m.) is a small town with a long history. According to the records it has been around for more than 500 years. The artistic skill and urban ethos of its Newar inhabitants have created a place of charm and beauty. Streets are lined with bare-brick houses, carved wooden windows, sloping roofs, pagoda temples and sacred statues everywhere. The major places of worship here are the Narayan and Harisiddhi temples which are adored with profuse wood carvings. The Gokhureswar Mahadev temple, a 30 minutes walk to the eastern part of town, is a peaceful and scenic spot. The Bhagawati temple is situated at a height in the western part of Dhulikhel and dominates the skyline. From here, you can get a beautiful vista of the town and surrounding areas.

Trip Highlights

Duration:
Type of Trek:
Max. Altitude:
Minimum Pax: 1+
Mode of Travel: Land Transportation
Grade: Strenuous

Detail Itinerary of Nagarkot Dhulikhel Trekking Itinerary Detail

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu International Airport. Transfer to the hotel and stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02:  City sightseeing in and around Kathmandu valley (Kathmandu, Bhaktapur & Patan).Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Sankhu which takes approximately one hour and trek from Sankhu to Nagarkot takes about three and half hours.

Day 04: Trek from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel which takes about six hours.

Day 05: Trek from Dhulikhel to Namo Buddha-Panauti takes approximately four and half hours .

Day 06:  Recreation & shopping day in Kathmandu. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu. 

Day 07: Transfer to the Airport for final departure (Fly out from Kathmandu). 

Price Include:

  • Airport pick-up and drop off services
  • A trekking guide
  • Porter/s (1 porter can carry two people's luggage up to 30 kilograms)
  • Entry permit for Langtang National Park
  • Trekkers' Information Management System(TIMS) card
  • All land transportation (from hotel to airport and from airport to hotel)
  • All meals 3 times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Accommodation in teahouses (lodges) during the trek
  • Necessary equipment such as sleeping bags, down jackets, etc.
  • Rescue Assistance
  • Insurance and equipment for the Nepali staff
  • First Aid kit
  • Flight ticket from Kathmandu to Lukla and from Lukla to Kathmandu for all articipants including Nepali staff
  • Airport tax at Kathmandu domestic airport and Lukla airport
  • Four nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on breakfast basis
  • One day city sightseeing in and around Kathmandu valley with tour guide and private vehicle
  • Entry fees while sightseeing in and around Kathmandu valley

Price Exclude:

  • Nature of personal expenses
  • Drinks, beverages, hot shower, etc.
  • Tips
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu

 

sunrise view from nagarkot

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