Nagarkot sunrise and hike is one of the best day tour/trek in Kathmandu that offers excellent sunrise views from Nagarkot, short hike experience and cultural heritage of Chagunarayan temple. Nagarkot view is located 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu and is one of the most popular station to view spectacular sunrise view of the Himalaya. Nagarkot offer great Himalaya views that includes Everest view and many other Himalayan panorama and view of the Indrawati river valley.
Another attraction of Nagarkot sunrise and hike is to visit Chagunarayan temple, the Temple is located on a ridge overlooking Bhaktapur, about 12 km east of Kathmandu. Chagunarayan temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu and one of the oldest specimens of pagoda architecture in Nepal. The Chagunarayan temple is dating from the Licchavi period and embellished with exquisite wood and stone carvings.
Nagarkot sunrise and hike starts about 4-5 am from your hotel in Kathmandu. You are going to see the sunrise from Nagarkot so, need to be there before the sunrise and it takes about 1 and half hour to drive to there from Kathmandu.
You have great view the sunrise view and have breakfast at the hotel in Nagarkot, you start trek to Chagunarayan temple after breakfast at Nagarkot. It takes about 3-4 hours to trek Chagunarayan temple and you visit the temple and have lunch in Chagunarayan temple and our guide will drop you back to your hotel in Kathmandu.