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SHORT TREK : NAGARKOT - CHANGU NARAYAN
 
 
Nagarkot - Changu Narayan Trek : 02 Days

You can spend your time amidst the natural surroundings of Nagarkot. This will offer you panoramic views of Himalayas. In the clear weather the Himalaya range, stretching from Dhaulagiri in the west all the way past Everest to Kanchenjunga in the east, emerges from the darkness to greet the happy visitor with its awe inspiring majesty and beauty. Early sunrise view at Nagarkot is the most fascinating and mesmerising view. The village of Nagarkot is on the edge of the valley and offers superb views of the mountains as well as Kathmandu valley.

In addition to this, the trail from Nagarkot to Changunarayan is filled with cultural experiences. On the way you can enjoy the fascinating views of Sankhu and Bhaktapur. Bhaktapur houses the 15th century palace of 55 windows, durbar square and many other historic monuments and cultural heritages. The excursion in and around Changunarayan is a relevant example of cultural tourism in Nepal.

 
Facts of the Trek
Duration: 02 Days
Trek type: Tea House
Max Altitude: 2300 m.
Minimum Pax: 1 +
Mode of travel: Land
Grade: Moderate
 
Itinerary

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Sankhu which takes approximately one hour and trek from Sankhu to Nagarkot, it takes about three and half hours.

Day 02: Trek from Nagarkot to Changunarayan which takes approximately three and half hours and drive from Changunarayan to Kathmandu and it takes about one and half hours. The most popular walk leads down from Nagarkot along a ridge to the temple of Changunarayan-with views of Sankhu village to the right and Bhaktapur to the left. Changunarayan is situated at the end of a long ridge which runs well into the valley, it is said to have been built in 323 AD by King Hari Datta Varma. The temple is richly decorated with sculptures and carvings. It is said to be the oldest temple in the valley. After excursion in and around Changunarayan you board the vehicle to get back to Kathmandu.

 
Services Included
National Park entry permit, Trekking permit, transportation to and fro, Accommodation in lodges during the trek, Food: three meals a day, A guide & required number of porter(s), Essential equipment.
 
Services Excluded

Personal expenses, Insurance, Tips, Alternative transportation in case of heavy rain, landslide, strike, road blockade etc.

 
Please contact us for the detailed itineraries for the short treks:
Chisapani - Nagarkot- Dhulikhel Trek   Chisapani - Nagarkot Trek
Duration : 04 Days   Duration : 03 Days
     
Cultural Trek to Annapurna   Cultural Trek to Jomsom
Duration :05 Days   Duration : 07 Days
     
Ganga - Jamuna Trek   Nagarkot- Dhulikhel Trek
Duration : 06 Days   Duration : 03 Days
     
Nagarkot - Changu Narayan Trek   Namobuddha _ Phulchowki Trek
Duration : 02 Days   Duration : 06 Days
     
Shiva Puri - Nagarkot Trek   More short treks in Nepal
Duration : 04 Days   Your short trek can be organized with combination of different trek routes as well.
 
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