Do you have only one day for the hike near to Kathmandu? Among many one day hikes near Kathmandu. Adventure Connexion provides you is the Sankhu to Nagarkot Hike. This is your chance to go on an adventure that provides you with the thrill of going through the mesmerizing forests, fresh air away from the pollution and dwells in the hearts of nature keeping all your worries at bay.
Day hike from Sankhu to Nagarkot is the best way to explore Nepal with its Nature and culture. The Nagarkot hiking starts at the Newar village of Sankhu after a drive of about 1-1.5 hrs from Kathmandu. A small and pleasant town of Sankhu is a significant pilgrimage site with the temple of Bajrajogini.
Your day start from Kathmandu hotel with trek guide picking you up at your hotel at 9 am before driving you for two hours to the medieval Newari village. Here you’ll visit the famous pilgrimage site of the Vajrajogini temple, and soak up the atmosphere of an ancient Nepalese village. The trek itself will last for around four hours and take you through forests and more Nepali villages until you arrive at the breathtaking summit of Nagarkot. See for yourself the sweeping panorama of the Himalayas – including Mount Everest on a clear day – and the Kathmandu Valley.
The good walk from Sankhu to Nagarkot is a much recommended one. The bumpy road to Nagarkot goes always uphill and can be reached in about 3 to 4 hours from Sankhu. Either you can visit sunrise view from Nagarkot early morning drives and return hike to Sankhu.
- Popular hiking hill near Kathmandu.
- Refreshment hike to Nagarkot.
- Views of the Everest and other Himalayan ranges.
- Beautiful ethnic villages.
- Visit the Changu Narayan Temple.