NAGARKOT hilltop village
NAGARKOT - BHAKTAPUR EXCURSION (NEPAL)
After breakfast – transfer to Nagarkot for your Bhaktapur excursion. The journey will take less than 3 hours.
Nagarkot is a scenic hilltop village at a height of 2195 meters. It is known for its glorious sunset views of the mountains, as the last sunrays strike Everest and its neighbouring peaks creating an orange-red glow amidst the white snow capped mountains.
The Bhaktapur area is also known for the best possible views of all the Himalayan ranges. The name Bhaktapur means the “City of Devotees”. It is an ancient city with palace courtyards in a pagoda and shikhara-style, the reason why it is a listed UNESCO World Heritage site. The medieval buildings and shrines are known for its intricate carvings of wood, stone and metal. Also known as the city of festivals for its spirituality and cultural heritage, Bhaktapur is one of the gems of Nepal
Overnight stay at Nagarkot. (Meals – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
Note: The best time for the spectacular mountain views are October - December and March - April, when the skies are clear.
After breakfast – Take a stroll around and enjoy memorable moments like the sun rise over Mt. Everest from the Nagarkot view-point and views of the valley.
Afternoon return to Kathmandu.
(Meals – Breakfast & lunch).