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Sankhu to Nagarkot Hike

Do you have only one day for the adventure hike? Among many one day hikes, one of the best hikes Nepal Big Mountain provides you is the Sankhu to Nagarkot Hike. This is your chance to go on an adventure that provides you with the thrill of going through the mesmerizing forests, fresh air away from the pollution and dwells in the hearts of nature keeping all your worries at bay.

Group size: 2 to 12 Max-Altitude: 2175
Destination: Nepal Fitness level: Low 
Arrival on: Kathmandu Departure from: Kathmandu
Meals: None
Accommodation: None

Trip Introduction

The opportunity to go to the most longed travel destination of the Kathmandu valley awaits for you. Most travel agencies will only provide you with the fun of the ride and stay. Unlike other travel agencies, Nepal Big Mountain is willing to increase the thrill and make the trip more rewarding by adding Sankhu to Nagarkot hike.

You will be exploring the places between these two destinations. Going through the forests, you will realize that the trail is itself awesome and worth exploring rather than just enjoying the views straight.

Nepal Big Mountain will provide you with the necessary guidance through the rugged paths so that you can get the best experience and exploration of the underrated trails that remain untouched. Necessary arrangements will also be in your hands if you need any with your travel buddy.

Next, you will be picked early in the morning at 8 by our representative from your residence and you are ready to travel. You will be taking a 45-minute ride catching sight of amazing terraced fields, the greenery of the hills lining up and taking a swirling path for the adventure ride by an experienced driver.

Moreover, you will start the hike reaching Sankhu. The green fields will mesmerize you as you explore the fresh air away from pollution that the trees provide you. The chirping of birds will make your trail easier by soothing you. You will then rest for a while, devour your food and walk on to the actual viewpoint.

Furthermore, the trip will illuminate the setting sun on the gorgeous mountain ranges that will dramatically smile at you. The clear skies will provide you beautiful peaks from Dhaulagiri to Everest to Kanchenjunga including peaks from Langtang Himalayan range in the north. You can snap spectacular photographs as a memoir to the trip.

Hence, the trip will surely win your heart with the freshness of nature, the greenery of the hills, majestic Himalayas, deep valleys, lush pine forests, and mesmerizing sunset view.

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Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1: Hike from Sankhu to Nagarkot

Our representative will pick you up from the hotel at 8 in the morning. The drive to Sankhu will take 45 minutes. You can see the streams, rivers, and trees lining up for your view during the journey. You will start the hike from Sankhu of about 3-4 hours to Nagarkot (2175 meters). After a short break for lunch in the wilderness, you will move on further to Nagarkot’s viewpoint. You will then reach the amazing spot to view the Himalayan ranges lining up with the heartwarming view of the sunset. You can snap spectacular photographs as a memoir to the trip. From Nagarkot, you can see beautiful peaks from Dhaulagiri to Everest to Kanchenjunga including peaks from Langtang Himalayan range in the north. To make your spirit smile is the main attraction of the day. Then, you will be driven back to Kathmandu after your wonderful day.

Main attractions:

  • See the streams, rivers, and trees lining up for your view during the journey
  • Reach the amazing spot to view the Himalayan ranges lining up with the heartwarming view of the sunset
  • Snap spectacular photographs as a memoir to the trip
  • Analyze beautiful peaks from Dhaulagiri to Everest to Kanchenjunga including peaks from Langtang Himalayan range in the north
  • Make your spirit smile is the main attraction of the day

Included meals:

Important Note

Nepal Big Mountain Travel prioritizes your safety first. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Weather conditions, the health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

Availability of guides depends on the high seasons. In any case, specified guides are unavailable, Nepal Big Mountain provides an English guide for your meaningful travel.

Included in the Cost

  • Experienced English/Chinese/Spanish/Hindi speaking tour guide
  • Guide fees, government taxes and office service charges
  • All entrance fees
  • All transportation charges as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Not Included in the Cost

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips (Tipping is expected)
  • All other services not included in the itinerary
  • Any kind of insurance
  • Extra Food and Beverages
  • Optional: USD 30 per person per day for the provision of breakfast, lunch, and dinner during hiking periods

The Trekking Group

Accommodations

None

Meals

During the hiking period, for the prerequisites of breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the minimum amount of extra USD 30 per person per day is provided such that you have the convenience of easy access to meals throughout the hike. You can also manage the food service at your own expense.

Physical Condition & Experience Requirements

Any interested aspirant can join the trip since it includes a short distance walk only. There is maximum convenience for the people who travel. Main pros of this trip are that it is suitable for any being who is an enthusiast on the tour for a meaningful trip. However, the traveller must specify any kinds of sickness, diseases or phobias before the trip because Nepal Big Mountain believes every traveller needs to be under perfect care and guidance to enjoy the trip with the best convenience possible. Children, youngsters, adults, or elders, anyone is welcomed with open arms. In spite of this, the children and elders are to be under the guidance of their guardian.

Best Time to Travel

You are welcome to this tour any time of the year. However, it is suggested that you visit in the spring season of March-May or September-November so that you can enjoy the fresh air and clear view of the sunrise that strikes in the morning making your moments of stay wonderful. During September- November, you cherish additional boost as the biggest occasion of Nepal that lasts a month, Dashain and Tihar lie in between this time of the year. You can experience the kites flying in the clear sky. Likewise, you will be able to view a lighted city that will warm your hearts at night.

The choice of these months will give you a great chance to view the beauty of Himalayas at their best. There are blooming flowers in this season. The trail will be colourful and eye-catching giving you a different level of energy during these months.

Additional Information

This trip will provide you with the opportunity to view the Himalayan range listed in the top 10 mountains in the world. You will also be engaged in a short hike without the need of high physical fitness. Altogether, this is a trip of one day. However, if you are interested in customized trips, contact us. You can get some concession for group booking. Please contact Nepal Big Mountain for the group rates via email to info@nbmtravel.com. You must specify any kinds of health condition that may have a negative effect on the traveller at an earlier stage before booking.

Tips are also expected from the traveller if the tour and hike guides show satisfactory performance.