Nagarkot Day Hiking: Nagarkot (32km) is one of the popular destinations (Mountain View point) to the day hikers within the Kathmandu valley. The sunrise, Majestic Himalayan view and fresh air are unforgettable. Himalayan peak including Sishapangma, Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Gauri Shanker, Ghanchenpo, and many other peaks can be seen from here. Mt Everest can be seen in a clear day with binocular in the Far East horizon.
Enjoy the breakfast at Nagarkot and walk towards Changunarayan. While walking down to Changunarayan, the view of the Kathmandu valley, Langtang and Annapurna views are wonderful. It is one of the most ancient temples (UNESCO World Heritage Site) around Kathmandu valley. There are some of the master pieces of Nepalese carving around temple. The trail will passes through the tiny Tamang village, grazing goat, cow and lovely kind asking chocolate.
Nagarkot Day Hiking - the trail and people: While hiking from Nagarkot to Changunarayan, the trail will be passing through the tiny Tamang villages. You will encounter a children playing and asking chocolate, grazing goats, cattle's and working people in the field. You can see the traditional way of Nepalese lifestyle.