This trip generally involves an average of 4 – 5 hours slow but steady walk in a day. This rating is for less than 7 days walk below 3500 meters.
Hiking outdoor activity is best option for refreshment being on the lap of the pristine and virgin nature that reignites vigor to face the challenge on enjoyable and entertaining method. Hiking liberates soul and mind from daily sorrow, tension and busy lifestyle as well as being supportive to maintain healthy life along with bringing same minded friends together.
Nagarkot hiking takes you to the Nagarkot village which is 32 km distant from Kathmandu nestled on the elevation of 2175 meters from the sea level and best option to get rid of monotonous life and hustle bustle of Kathmandu taking rest on the embrace of the pristine nature and enjoying sunrise and sunset views of the snowy peaks including Ganesh Himal, Gaurishankar, Langtang Himal. Nagarkot hike that starts after about 1 hour drive from Kathmandu passing World heritage site Bhaktapur; crafted with preserved medieval period art, architecture, on the serpentine ascending roads on the Himalayan foothills awaiting to amaze with peaceful environment which is looming the forest combined with the sweet melodious sound of the birds and insects chirping and rhythmic sound generated from the footsteps during the hike to make hike awesome. Then, Nagarkot hike leads to the adorned village inhabited by the ethnic Tamang community who possess their own unique cultural values following the gradually downhill trail and finally trail of the hike will lead you to the world heritage site Changunarayan signaling the end of the life time memorable day hike.
Trip start point /meeting point: Langtang Ri Office, Nurshing chok , Tridevi marg, Thamel, KTM
Trip Start Time: 8 am
Footwear : Well broken-in walking shoes - these must be suitable for snow, thick socks, light socks, camp shoes.
Clothing : Down or fiber filled waterproof jacket and trousers, sweater or fleece jacket, underwear, warm and cotton trousers or jeans, shirts and T-shirts, shorts, long underwear, sun hat, gloves, track suit.
Other equipment: lock, day pack, water bottle, sun cream, sunglasses, flashlight with spare bulbs and batteries, lip salve.
Other items: Insect repellent, toilet articles, diary, toilet roll, pocket knife, towel, sewing kit, plasters, binoculars, camera, film, cards, personal medical kit, Note Book, Bird Book