Bhaktapur Nagarkot Sunrise Tour
1 Or 2 days
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Through Out The Year
- Historical city of Bhaktapur
- The largest and oldest Darbar Square of the Kathmandu Valley
- Ancient Buddhist and Hindu pilgrimage sites
- Best Sunrise View in the world from Nagarkot View Tower
- Newari cuisines and Juju Dhau (Yogurt)
- Stunning vistas of Jugal Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal and Himalchuli (7,900m)
Bhaktapur Nagarkot Sunrise Tour is one of the most popular day tours in Nepal. It shows you the best sunrise view and the historical city Bhaktapur. Nagarkot View Tower (2,195m) rewards you with the best sunrise view of the Himalayas in the world. One of the most popular tourist destinations of Nepal, Nagarkot Hilltop is around 30 km east from Kathmandu.
You should start the journey around 4 am because in this time, you can have glimpse of the stunning sunrise view of the Himalayas and lush valleys. Besides this, you can spend the night over Nagarkot which has a lot of quality hotels, restaurants and resorts. With the first rays of the sun, you can have a breathtaking view of the snowy peaks glittering at their fullest. Therefore, thousands of national and international tourists visit Nagarkot every year.
From Nagarkot Sunrise View Tower, you can have the most staggering sight of the Panauti Valley and Kathmandu Valley. The land that is cultivated with seasonal crops and vegetables, the dense forests of the national parks and the rolling hills are equally mesmerizing. Apart from this, you can have the 360-degree panoramic view of the snowcapped peaks. Jugal Himal, DorjeLakpa, Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal and Himalchuli (7,900m) are seen from here. Bhaktapur Nagarkot Sunrise Tour is as popular as Annapurna Sunrise View trek, Sarangkot Sunrise View hiking in Nepal and KalaPatthar Sunrise View Point in the Everest region trek.
After having the lifelong memories of the world’s best sunrise view from Nagarkot, you drive down to Bhaktapur. Bhaktapur that lies between Kathmandu and Nagarkot, is gaining its popularity for ceramics and green vegetables. Juju Dhau (a brand of yogurt) is the local dairy product of Bhaktapur. The top ornament of this Newari town is Bhaktapur Durbar Square because it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. One of the three durbar squares in the Kathmandu Valley, it is famous for its art and architecture.
There are many historical and cultural sites located around Bhaktapur Durbar Square. So, visiting them makes your Bhaktapur Nagarkot Day Tour more meaningful. The oldest and the largest ancient palace of Nepal, 55-Window Palace of Bhaktapur is an important archaeological heritage site. Bhaktapur Nyatapol Temple, Bhaktapur National ArtGallery, Bhairavnath Temple, Dattatreya Temple, Pottary Square and Market are other must-visit sites of Bhaktpaur. The Golden Gate to enter and exit to/from the durbar square is another eminent landmark to give you a unique experience.
The cultural festivals of Newar Community are almost always there entertain you while doing Bhaktapur day excursion. The traditional Newari dances performed by the local people wearing masks in local Newari music is the most striking feature of this tour.
The chariot festivals in which people transport the deities from one location to another along with the beating of the traditional musical instruments really reminds you of the Rio De Ganeiro Carnival! Nepal Trekking Routes is always ready to assist you in gaining this long lasting memories while in Nepal tour.