Telkot To Nagarkot Day Hike

1 Day

Telkot to Nagarkot Day Hike is undoubtedly one of the best short-day tours around Kathmandu. It is also considered one of the best day tours in Kathmandu. Nagarkot is a hill station situated east of Kathmandu lies at an altitude of 2100 meters and is only 32 kilometers from Kathmandu’s city center. Nagarkot is considered one of the best viewpoints for the Himalayan Panorama. A breathtaking view of sunrise and sunset over the Himalayan range stretching from Langtang Himal to Mount Everest is a key highlight of Nagarkot Hill.

Nagarkot is not only famous for sunrise and sunset views. If you are willing to explore deeply, Nagarkot provides an authentic experience of village lifestyle, culture, and tradition which are very much untouched by the modern lifestyle of Kathmandu. The best possible experience of typical Nepalese village.

The Telkot to Nagarkot hike is one of the few hiking areas around Kathmandu, that still offers the best of typical Tamang traditions. The hike from Telkot to Nagarkot starts with a short drive from Kathmandu to Telkot (18 Km) walking 1 hour approx. We drive via Bhaktapur, a City of Divine Culture, you will have the option of visiting Bhaktapur Durbar Square as well.

From Telkot we start our hike with a gradual climb on well-maintained stairs. On the way, we visit Jalpa Devi Temple. The serene environment of the Temple provides a feeling of inner peace and harmony. You can find many temples and statues of various Hindu gods and goddesses inside Jalpa Devi Temple premises.

Telkot To Nagarkot Day Hike

Continue our Telkot to Nagarkot Day hike again following the same route gradually but now without stairs. We pass through several Tamang villages, witness the lifestyle, and also get a chance to interact with locals. These authentic villages with typical Nepalese houses still hold the beauty of real Nepal. Most of the locals are farmers, such as we can encounter many farmers doing their work on the farms. The Flora and fauna as well are the major highlights of this short day hike around Kathmandu. From Telkot approx 2-3 hours of gradual climb will take us to Nagarkot.

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Highlights of Telkot To Nagarkot Day Hike

  • A panoramic view of the Himalayan range from Nagarkot
  • Explore the typical Tamang village
  • Experience the lifestyle of local people and their traditions
  • Beautiful villages, fields and an authentic local lifestyle


After breakfast our vehicle will pick you from your Hotel in Kathmandu and drive east to Telkot via Bhaktapur City. From Telkot start our hiking passing several Tamang villages, fields, Temples and Monasteries. A three hours leisurely hike will takes us to Nagarkot. Enjoy your lunch at one of the best possible Restaurant. Later drive back to Kathmandu. You will have an option to stay in Nagarkot for overnight, for sunset and sunrise view. We recommend to witness the view of Sunset and sunrise over Mountains like Langtang, Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Gaurishankhar, Lhotse, Nuptse, Everest, Makalu to Kanchenjunga in the far east.

Cost Includes

  • Drive from Kathmandu to Telkot and back from Nagarkot to Kathmandu using private A/c vehicle
  • Experienced and licensed guide with his salary, meals and necessary insurance
  • Lunch at Nagarkot
  • All necessary service charges and government taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Any nature of personal expenses like beverages, bar bills, Choco bar, WIFI or any other items which are not mentioned on above include section.
What is new Covid-19 policy for travelling to Nepal?

Nepal is fully open without any restrictions. Nepal Government has issued a new advisory regarding travel restrictions on 01 March 2022 rescinding all previously issued restrictions. No need for quarantine to enter Nepal. The following criteria should have to be followed while traveling to Nepal:

1) Travelers must show documents regarding the last dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to Nepal’s arrival. If you are not vaccinated or partially vaccinated, you must bring a negative PCR/RT result, checked not more than 72 hours prior to your arrival.
2) The government of Nepal has removed the compulsion of PCR tests while traveling to Nepal, however, re-confirm with any other country you enter for transit.
3) You need a COVID-19 Crisis Management Coordination (CCMC) generated QR Code. You can either print the bar code or take a screenshot, and keep it safe while traveling to Nepal.

Is this trip for me? How fit do I have to be for this tour?

This tour is suitable for every kind of traveler. There are no age restrictions or any other restrictions. However, it is recommended to consult your physician before traveling if you have any medical conditions.

What mode of transportation is used in this tour?

We use comfortable, private air-conditioned tourist vehicles for our entire tours. We have an exciting range of fleets for the transportation of our valued guests. We are just starting our initiative of sustainable tourism by using electric vehicles where able it is possible.

What is the usual group size for this tour ?

We believe in a small group tour. Every group consists of a minimum of 2 and not more than 10.

Is Nepal safe to travel to?

Nepal is in fact one of the safest places to travel to. The crime rate especially related to foreign visitors is very few.
The main risk appears with your dietary requirements. Please take advice from your physician before traveling if you have certain health conditions. Most of the hotels and resort serves proper drinking water and food. Bottled water can be found easily in all cities. In the trekking trial, you can find boiled water (sometimes at extra cost) at shops and teahouse lodges. Don’t forget to bring/ or buy water purification tablets. Other than these Nepal is ready to welcome and make your travel memorable.

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Telkot To Nagarkot Day Hike