Sankhu Nagarkot Hiking

Drive to Sankhu from Kathmandu and start hiking from Lapsiphedi, Jaharing Pouwa, Kattike Bhanjyang. It is 14 kms that takes 5 hours. Sankhu is ancient Newari village, it has temples, Nagarkot is famous hill station from where clearly have glimpses of180 degree of Himalayan ranges.

Nagarkot has modern resorts and accommodation facilities. Nagarkot is famous for sunrise and sunset views, overnight stay is recommended for best experiences. If you can’t stay there for overnight it will be better if you watch the sunset views from Nagarkot.

Sankhu - Nagarkot hike itienrary:

07:00am: Pickup at Hotel, drive to Shanku (25 kms, 1 hour)
08:00am:  Start hiking from Snakhu/Lapsiphedi to Nagarkot which will about 3 hours. Lunch will be taken at Nagarkot.
01:00pm – 5:00Pm: Have lunch and jaunting around
05:00pm – 05:45pm: Watch Sunset view from Nagarkot
05:45pm: Drive back to Kathmandu (32 kms, 1 hour)

Trip cost: USD $95 per person

Last Updated: 2014-11-22 by
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Trip Highlights

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Hiking Duration: 1 day

Region of Hike: Kathmandu valley

Maximum Altitude: 1750m Namobuddha

Hiking Grade: Easy(soft route)

Food: Not included

Accommodation: Not included

Starting and Ending Point: Sankhu/ Nagarkot

Maximum walking: 5-6 hours

Transportation: Private transportation

Best of the hiking:  Magnificent Himalayan view & sunset view from Nagarkot, pass Nepalese style villages through hike

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Hiking Cost Includes:

Private transportation
English speaking tour/hiking guide

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Best hiking trip around Kathmandu valley