Best of Nagarkot

This package is ideal for anyone who does not mind up to 2-3 hours very easy hiking. No previous experience of yoga is required and complete beginners are very welcome.
Nagarkot is well known as a tourist destination for admiring the views across the panorama of the Himalayas. However here, you are away from the crowds and see another side of life in the Kathmandu Valley. You are welcomed by your host family, and have the chance to get to know their family members and share in their meals and lifestyle. You are shown the local temples and admire the Himalayas from another perspective with your local guide.

per adult from

$441

NZD

Duration

3 days

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 2x Dinner
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    What's excluded :
    • Entry/Admission - Nagarkot View Tower
    • Entry/Admission - Changu Narayan
    • Entry/Admission - Bhaktapur Durbar Square

  • Day 1: Visit to Nagarkot

    Stop At: Nagarkot, Nepal
    Your homestay is about two hours’ drive from Kathmandu. When you arrive, you will be welcomed to the family home by your host. You will be taken for a walk to explore the village and surrounding area.
    In the evening you will be shown how to cook Nepali dal bhat and your hosts will explain more about the spices that they use. Many, like turmeric are grown in their gardens.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight Nagarkot Community homestay

    Day 2: Explore the Wonders of Nagarkot

    Stop At: Nagarkot, Nagarkot, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
    Early in the morning, You will have the opportunity to take a yoga class that is run by one of the brothers of the families from the Community Homestay. Here your session will be held where you can also enjoy the view of the hills around you.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Nagarkot View Tower, Bageshwori-Nagarkot Rd, Mahamanjushree Nagarkot 44812 Nepal
    Admiring the Sunrise is what most people come to Nagarkot for. After an early morning wake up call, some tea and a light snack for breakfast you walk a short way up to the viewpoint where you can admire the sun rise over the Himalayas. Here too is a fascinating little temple where you will see local people coming to worship.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Nagarkot, Nagarkot, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
    Returning to your family homestay for brunch, you then go to explore the nearby forest and waterfalls with your guide.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Nagarkot, Nagarkot, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
    In the evening you will get a chance to experience cooking local meals with the host at the homestay. The host will guide you through all the ingredients and process in making a home-cooked dinner. Once the meal is ready you can join the host and their family for a wonderful home cooked dinner
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight Nagarkot Community homestay

    Day 3: Hike to Changu Narayan Temple and back to Kathmandu

    Stop At: Nagarkot, Nagarkot, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
    After your last session of yoga you join your family for breakfast. You then hike down to Changu Narayan Temple, about 8 kilometres down from your homestay.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Changu Narayan, Bhaktapur Nepal
    After 3-4 hrs hike you will reach Changu Narayan , a UNESCO World Heritage Site and said to be the oldest temple in Nepal, it has a shrine dating back to 325AD. It is dedicated to Lord Visnu and was reconstructed in 1702 after a devastating fire.
    You are then transferred to Bhaktapur which is just a few kilometres away to explore this ‘must see’ UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Stop At: Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Bhaktapur 00977-1-4701148 Nepal
    On the way back to Kathmandu, you will stop at Bhaktapur Durbar square for a short sight seeing tour at Bhaktapur.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Community Homestay Network, Lal Durbar Marg, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 11/26/2019 - 11/4/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

4

Organised by Community Homestay Network

Activity ID: V-164092P12

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