Day Trip in Bhaktapur

This 10-hour private tour takes you to the mountain viewpoint Nagarkot at 2195 m to see the sunrise. From Nagarkot, you can see the vista of the Himalayas ranging from the Dhaulagiri in the west to Kanchenjunga in the east. Also, depending on the day’s visibility, you might see Mt. Everest with binoculars. You will also visit Bhaktapur, listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its richness in cultures, temples, arts and crafts.

Early morning at around 5:15am, your tour begins with pickup from your accommodations in Kathmandu. Head to your first stop to see breathtaking views and the sunrise above of the Himalayas from Nagarkot.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Overview

You will be surprised to see just how much the local villages along the trail is unchanged. You will see the traditional countryside lifestyle of locals even though they are so close to the city. Nagarkot is at 2195m and it is a scenic hilltop about 32 km from Kathmandu, which is very popular as a mountain viewpoint.

From Nagarkot, you can see the vista of the Himalayas ranging from the Dhaulagiri in the west to Kanchenjunga in the east. Also, you might possibly see Mt. Everest but only as a dot on the horizon. With binoculars however, you can see it much better. Watch the stunning sunrise in the early morning, which can serve as a lifetime memory for you.

After enjoying the sunrise, you will have your breakfast and about 9:30am, then head to Bhaktapur for sightseeing. Bhaktapur is a famous and old city around a Nepal, listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its richness in cultures, temples, arts and crafts.

During your Bhaktapur sightseeing, you will see Golden Gate, Nyatapole Temple, National Art Gallery, Dattatreya Temple, Potter’s Square, the palace of 55 windows, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and many other famous attractions.

After visiting Bhaktapur, stop at a nice local restaurant to take break (food at own cost). You will drive for another 30 minutes before getting dropped back off to your hotel at around 2pm.

Cost Detail

The trip cost will vary depending on the season you travel, group size and duration of your journey. Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information.

INCLUSIONS

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Breakfast
  • Bottled water
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Private tour guide
  • Lunch

EXCLUSIONS

  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

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