Nagarkot sunrise tour is one of the best place that offer great mountain views nearby Kathmandu valley. Nagarkot is a resort village, 32 km east of Kathmandu. The elevation of this beautiful place is 2,175m from sea level. This trip offers spectacular sunrise view of the Himalaya extending Dhaulagiri in the west to Kanchenjunga in the east including Everest and Indrawati river valley to the east.
This tour leads us to the Chagunarayan temple; situated on a ridge overlooking Bhaktapur, about 12 km to the east of Kathmandu and dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu, it is one of the oldest specimens of pagoda architecture in the valley, the temple dating from the Licchavi period and is embellished with exquisite wood and stone carvings.
Our Trip begins with early morning drive (4 am ) from Kathmandu as we are going to see the sunrise over the Himalayas from Nagarkot view point. We reach there before the sunrise and it takes about 1 and half hour to drive. We would be greeted with magnificent sunrise view over Himalayas including Mt. Everest. In the evening we hike to Chagunarayan temple as it takes 3-4 hours., On visiting the Chagunarayan temple, one of the UNESCO cultural heritage of Nepal, we then return to kathmandu.