The day tour starts with gathering of hiking team members at Thamel around 6:30 am. The team will have their breakfast there only then depart in the private jeep arranged by Ecological Treks with the hiking guides for Sankhu. It is 1 hour drive from Kathmandu to Sankhu. The guides will give some information for hiking to Nagarkot. Then hiking starts from Sankhu to Nagarkot.
Hiking from Sankhu to Nagarkot is a total 4 hrs. walking distance. During this hiking one can experience typical village with green farming land. In looking behind, one can view the Kathmandu Valley. From the half way up one can see the Langtang Himal range and more of the eastern range. During this hiking one can also see the flora and fauna found locally.
Lunch will be held at Nagarkot. After lunch, in the free time, one can explore the natural beauty of Nagarkot with the charismatic view of Mountain range. The "cherry on the cake" for this one day hiking is the sunset view from Nagarkot View Tower. The view of reflection of sun rays in the Himalayas can mesmerize anyone in one hand and beauty of Kathmandu Valley on the other. The Himalayas above 8,000 meter can be seen like Everest, Gauri Shankar, Manaslu, Langtang and Dhorje Lakpa. Then the team will return to Kathmandu. Returning to Kathmandu will be in the private jeep. So, if you want to explore the experience of hiking, this is the best opportunity for you.
Departure: Every Day
Duration: 1 Day
Trip Type: Private
Group Size: Minimum 1, maximum 25
Start from: Thamel
Ends at: Thamel
Places to See/Visit: Sankhu, Nagarkot
Transportation: Private car or Van
Morning: Prepare for hiking and drive to Sankhu, hiking starting place
Afternoon: Hike to Nagarkot for 4 hours
Evening: Stay at Hotel in Nagarkot or Drive Back to Kathmandu
Trip Cost: Provide on request