If you do not have the time but you want to experience hiking…. This will be a great treat for you. One-day Sankhu to Nagarkot Hike.
Sankhu is located 17 km from the capital city Kathmandu. It is an ancient kingdom of the Kumari’s decendents; the Newari people. The Durbar square ( Layaku ) and the temple of Bajrayogini is situated on middle of the hill. Nagarkot is located approx. 7000 ft (2000 m) above Sea Level. This trek of 4 hours will offer you panoramic views of the majestic snow-capped Himalayan range stretching from Dhaulagiri in to Kanchenjunga. Witness the rolling hills, fresh mountain air, deep valleys and lush pine forests.
Important Note :
Your safety is of paramount importance to us at Alpine Club of Himalaya. We have the absolute authority to cancel the trip or change the itinerary, when deemed necessary or when we have reason to believe your safety is at stake. Weather conditions, the health condition of a group member, natural disasters, and such, can contribute to changes in the itinerary when traveling in remote mountainous regions. In these extreme situations, we kindly request that you offer your full co-operation to the trusted leader of the group appointed by Alpine Club of Himalaya. However, we assure you that we will make every effort to keep to the above itinerary.
08.00 AM: You will be picked up by our representative. We will drive to Sakhu. The journey takes 45 minutes.
09.00 AM: We will start the hiking from Sakhu. It takes 3 – 4 hours to Nagarkot (2175m).
12.30 to 01.30: PM: We will stop for lunch.
03.00 To 04.00 PM: We will continue our journey to Nagarkot. We will bring you to the best spot to view and snap pictures of the sunset.
05-06.30: PM: Enjoy the sunset view.
06.30 PM: You will be driven back to Kathmandu. It takes 1.30 to 2 hours transfer to hotel.
Nepal has seen many rulers and ruling dynasties, which lead to a colorful, mixed history. Kathmandu Valley being the heart of Nepal is a natural basin of patchwork of terraced fields and sacred temple towns that showcase the glory of the ancient architects and artisans of Nepal.
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