Kathmandu & Nagarkot with Bhaktapur & Changunarayan
While in Kathmandu Valley with it World Heritage Tour and places of interest, we have included Nagarkot with sightseeing of Bhaktapur on the way back to Kathmandu with a night in this famous mountain resort where one can marvel the striking sunrise and sunset over arrays of snow capped peaks.
A drive to Nagarkot which is 30 km north east of Kathmandu on the valley rim within the district of Bhaktapur; Nagarkot is one of the favorite weekend gateway for Himalayan views and natural tranquility.
Nagarkot Hill famous for stunning sunrise over mountains that extends all the way from Dhaulagiri in the West past Mt. Everest to Kanchenjunga in the Far East. The surrounding countryside of Nagarkot is great for hikes and walk. This scenic spot with an elevation of 2,175 meters, where there is an observation tower for better views of mountains and surrounding landscapes From Nagarkot view world’s tallest mountains – Everest 8,848 m, Lhotse 8,516 m, Cho Oyu 8,201m, Makalu 8,463 m – and many other adjoining peaks.
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu 1,300m and transfer to respective hotels.
On reaching Kathmandu airport received by Annapurna Encounter staff for transfer to respective hotels, our staff will inform regarding your program that you need while in Nepal.
Day 02: Sightseeing tour in and around Kathmandu.
Morning after breakfast our city guide will meet and take you on interesting tour around Kathmandu at places of interest for full day tour, as Kathmandu is full of World Heritage Sites with Old Temples, old Kings palaces and courtyard, Buddhist monasteries and Stupas.
Day 03: Drive to Nagarkot 02 hrs ride.
After being in Kathmandu with interesting tour, morning or afternoon depending upon your booking with us, a nice pleasant drive takes you away from Kathmandu city towards east passing towns and villages and entering Bhaktapur city suburb area, where the drive leads with a climb all the way to the scenic spot at Nagarkot for overnight stop with sunset views in the comfort of nice hotels rooms\"\".
Day 04: Drive back to Kathmandu with a tour of Bhaktapur city.
Before breakfast catch the stunning sunrise views (weather permitting) the rays of sunlight reflecting on the snow capped mountains which makes the mountains more awesome, after a wonderful moment having breakfast with the mountain scenery leave the hotel with a drive to Changu Narayan an old historical Temple listed as World Heritage Sites.
The drive on the downhill winding road reaching at Changu Narayan area an old Newari town, village 10 minutes walk up to this very old Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu marvel its interesting artifacts in the serene temple complex and head down to Bhaktapur for sightseeing tour visit the Golden Gate Temple, palace of 55 windows, the large courtyard and Dattarya Temple with famous Peacok window, which Bhaktapur is famous for after it delicious curd / yoghurt visit the pottery place and view of Nayatpole Temple after a wonderful and interesting time drive back to Kathmandu after remarkable tour in and around Kathmandu valley.
Day 05: International Departure.
Depending upon the international flight time our Annapurna Encounter staff will pick you from the hotel for the drive to airport after a memorable time in Nepal with us.