It is another one-day hike program near Kathmandu City. Sankhu is an ancients Newari town, which is located northeastern of Kathmandu city, abound 20km far. As per Nepal History Sankhu is a separate Kingdom before the Malla Dynasty. The historical Durbar square (Layaku) has still been well maintained. The temple of Bajrayogini is one of the uniqueness of Sankhu, which is situated in the middle of a hill.
Nagarkot is another top 10 Touristic destination of Nepal, which lies 35km east far Kathmandu City. It takes 2 hrs drive to reach. Is a famous place for Sunrise and Sunset. From Nagarkot, we can see the panoramic view of the snowy ranges of Annapurna, Langtang, Choba Bhamre, Gaurishanker, Number Karyolung, etc. This one day hike starts from Sankhu and ends in Nagarkot.
Kathmandu to Sankhu by Car/bus.
Permit to visit Nagarkot.
Nagarkot to Kathmandu by Car/Bus.
Lunch with hot tea/Coffees.
Tips for guide and driver.
Snacks, bar bills, etc.
Sankhu - Nagarkot Day Hiking
8:00 AM: Drive to Sankhu for approximately 45 minutes
9:00 AM: Hiking start to Nagarkot for 3 to 4 hours including off-road trail and an uphill climb to Nagarkot (2175m)
12:30 PM to 01:30 PM: Lunch on the way
3:00 PM to 04:00 PM: Arrive in Nagarkot, take a rest, and wait for the sunset view
5:00 PM to 06:30 PM: Enjoy the sunset and the panoramic view of surrounding hills and peaks
6:30 PM: Drive to Kathmandu for approximately 2 hours and transfer to hotel