About Nagarkot Hike
Nagarkot hiking is a short 2-Day Hike from Kathmandu (the capital city of Nepal). If you have only few days for Nepal and want to take taste of hike in Nepal then the Nagarkot hike is the best way to experience the hike in Nepal.
Nagarkot hiking is available every day from Kathmandu and the Nagarkot hiking now has become one of the popular hiking routes around Kathmandu. The 2 days Nagarkot hike starts with a short drive from Kathmandu to Shakhu and hike up to Nagarkot hill that may take about 3 hours in first day. You also have sunset views over the Himalayas from Nagarkot, You then have sunrise view over the Himalayas including Everest in the next morning and hike down to Chagunarayan temple.
The Changu Narayan Temple is a place which holds a strong religious as well as historical impact on the country. Changunarayan Temple is made in pagoda style with the double storied building. There are four doors in the temple, which is guarded by the sculptures of lions, and the temple is decorated by the carvings. After visit of Chagunarayan temple, you have lunch then drive back to Kathmandu.