Nagarkot Hiking is an ideal day hike nearby the capital city Kathmandu as a mixture of cultural, mountain scenery, and historical sites, this trip can do a minimum 1 Day Hike to multi-days depend on your time and requirements.
As Nepal has a distinct diversity of Geography and dissimilar cultures and customs; we have to say “Nepal for All Season”. Nepal is a great travel destination all around the year, and not only specific seasons and months; Nepal offers different activities for every individual traveler from different corners of the world.
Nagarkot Hiking starts 45 minutes to 1 1/2 hour drive from Kathmandu to the east, near a small ancient trade transit point of Sankhu in 16 km distance. An old charming Newari village Shankhu has formed its own history during the Lichchhavi period (2nd to 9th Century AD) of settlement and trade. The traditional Newari settlement still retains its medieval character with narrow streets, public squares with interspersed tiered temples, old houses, woodcarving windows, and stone water taps and rest houses. Then the trail goes through the popular holy river “Salinadi” and on to Nagarkot. Nagarkot is the best destination for sunrise and sunset views with an amazing Himalaya range with comfortable hotels and resorts. Here, Sankhu Nagarkot Hiking provides you the exotic feeling of being close to nature, villages, and rural Nepal. The amazing view of mountains including Mt. Everest on a clear day, Gaurishankar, Dorje Lakpa, Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Annapurna, and Dhaulagiri can see East-North side to West-North respectively. During Hiking in Nagarkot, you will observe Kathmandu Valley view in Glance and healing in Mother Nature.
You may extend your Sankhu to Nagarkot Hiking along a ridge to the oldest temple Changunarayan-with views of Sankhu village to the right and Bhaktapur to the left.
Nepal Mother House Treks arrange day Hike around Kathmandu valley trip for those travelers with small children, or who suffer from altitude sickness, but still like to see a Nepalese mountain experience in the shortest time. One Day Hiking in Kathmandu Valley is conductible anytime as a tea house trek suited for every individual and group traveler in Nepal cultural seekers.