One Day Nagarkot Chagunarayan Hike Near Kathmandu

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    09:15 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Centrally located hotel in Kathmandu - Thamel Area
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


The best way to explore beauty of Nepal is through a hike. Enjoy day treip from Kathmandu to Nagarkot with combination of Telkot to Chagunarayan temple. Chagunarayan is listed in UNESCO Heritage Sites due to cultural importance and exquisite wood carving. Chagunarayan temple is the oldest temples in Nepal. Explore local villages, farmlands and traditional lifestyle. Enjoy a splendid view of Himalayan ranges from Nagarkot.


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • All entrance fees included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour

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Your guide will come pick you up at around 9-9:30am. From there,you will drive for about 1-1.5 hours to Nagarkot hill station to see incredible views of the Himalayan ranges. Nagarkot offers a 180 Degree panoramic view stretching from Annapurna to Makalu. If weather is very clear, you can even see the peak of Mount Everest, the highest mountain peak in the world.

After your visit to Nagarkot, you will drive toTelkot, whichis approximately a 15-minute drive. Telkot is small settlement located on Nagarkot highway and a trekking starting point. Enjoy trekking from Telkot to Chagunarayan temple through typical villages and farmlands on your trekking route. This trek generally takes 3.5 - 4 hours to complete.During the trek, you can stop for lunch to enjoy some Nepalese food (at own expense).

Reach Chagunarayan, which is small Newari town located on hill ridge surrounding Bhaktapur. Walk through the narrow lane of Chagunarayan to visit Chagunarayan temple. Chagunarayan temple is listed as a UNESCO heritage site and one of the oldest temples in Nepal. See the incredible wood carving and stone sculptures inside temple complex. Chagunarayan temple is dedicated to Hindu god Lord Vishnu - protector of Universe.

Your car will be waiting for you and you willboard your vehicle for about an hour drive back to Kathmandu. You willget dropped back off atyour hotel.


Hotel pickup and drop-off

Professional guide

Transportation in a private vehicle for transfers

Monument entrance fees as applicable for Nagarkot & Chagunarayan


Food and drinks


Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Not wheelchair accessible

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Minimum age is 10 years

Comfortable shoes are recommended

Most travelers can participate

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Face masks provided for travelers

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms

Traveler Reviews

  • 07-Jun-2017

    Highly recommended!