Nagarkot to Dhulikhel Day Hike

1 Day

Nagarkot Dhulikhel hike is basically for those adventurers seeking to experience the stunning natural beauty of Nepal. It is a relatively easy 14-kilometer hike that shall take you through some of the most picturesque landscapes in Nepal.  The hike begins in Nagarkot, a charming little village situated around 32 km  to the east of Kathmandu. A place famous for its breathtaking sunrise views over the mountain peaks, making it a popular destination for tourists as well as for the local tourists. Additionally, Nagarkot is full of cultural treasures and the best part here is the hospitable locals who are very hospitable and are always happy to share their cultural identity with visitors.


Dhulikhel on the other hand is another go-to place for its traditional Newari-style architecture, breathtaking views of the Himalayas, and cultural heritage. This small Nepalese town boasts an abundance of historic ancient temples, such as the famous Changu Narayan Temple, recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, with a history dating back to the 4th century. The town also boasts a lively vibrant market where you can shop for traditional handicraft goods, spices, and souvenirs. The locals are known for their warm hospitality and you can experience their culture and traditions for which they with open heart share their ways of living. 

So, for those looking for a peaceful escape surrounded by incredible natural beauty, culture, and tradition blended with adventure of hikings, Nagarkot Dhulikhel hike offers just that.


-Our driver will pick you up from your hotel in Kathmandu and to start with the Nagarkot Dhulikhel hike.
-Once we arrive at Nagarkot (after 1.5 hours of driving), we take a short hike to the Nagarkot View Tower to witness the panoramic view of the snow capped mountains and the sunrise over the Himalayas.
-After enjoying the sunrise, then we head out on our hike to Dhulikhel.. The trail is mainly downhill and will take us around 3-4 hours to complete. During our trek, we'll come across quaint villages, terraced fields, and richly verdant forests.
-We will take a break for lunch at a nearby place serving authentic Nepalese food. It'll be a nice change of pace during the hike.
-After lunch, we're gonna get back to that hike to Dhulikhel. The trail takes us through more traditional villages and catch some breathtaking glimpses of the Himalayas.
-We shall arrive in Dhulikhel after hours of hiking. We shall look around the traditional Newari architecture and stunning views of the Himalayas. We shall also explore the town, visit ancient temples, and shop for traditional handicrafts and souvenirs.
-We will drive back to Kathmandu, where we will drop you off at your hotel.

This itinerary is subject to change depending on weather and trail conditions, but we will make sure to keep you informed throughout the trek.

What is Included

  • Private Car
  • Professional Tour guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • Lunch

What is Excluded

  • Breakfast and Dinner
  • Tips

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Nagarkot to Dhulikhel Day Hike
14% Off
From $140 $120
/ Adult