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Nagarkot at  2195m / 7200ft is a  quiet and scenic hilltop   about 32 km from Kathmandu, very popular as a mountain  view point. One can see the panorama of the Himalayas ranging from the Dhaulagiri in the west to Kanchanjunga in the east including  Mt Everest ( you will see Mt Everest only as a dot on the horizon but with a binocular you can have a good view of it ) . The other ranges you will see are the Langtang, Dorje Lakpa and the Gaurishankar ranges .The sunrise and sunset on the Himalayas seen from this hill could be a life time memory for you.

The 4 hour hike starts at the Newari town of Sankhu.We pass the uphill trail through scattered villages, forests  and farmlands and reach Nagarkot early afternoon.

The hike on second day from Nagarkot to Changunarayan is through a forested ridgeline with superb views of  mountains . Changunarayan is Nepal's oldest living monument dating back to  5th century .It is an UNESCO  world heritage site.

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  • Trip duration: 2 days
  • Grade: A
  • Activity: hiking
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  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Transportation: Jeep/Bus
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