Nagarkot Sunrise and Dhulikhel Hike Day Tour from Kathmandu

8 Hours

Enjoy the fresh mountain air and panoramic views of the Himalayas. Travel through a rugged mountain landscape dotted with hamlets and forests between the towns of Nagarkot and Dhulikhel.

Please keep in mind that, while the Nagarkot Sunrise & Trek to Dhulikhel Day Tour provides stunning views of the Himalayan range, visibility is subject to weather conditions beyond our control. We constantly endeavor to provide the finest experience for our customers, but in the event of inclement weather, vistas may be partially or completely obstructed. Yet, we feel that the natural and cultural grandeur of Nepal is worth seeing even in less-than-ideal weather, and we will do everything we can to make your visit delightful and unforgettable.

  • Keep your travel plans flexible — book your spot and pay nothing today.
  • Special health and safety measures are in place.
  • English
  • Pickup from your hotel in Kathmandu city inside ring road.
  • Comfortable shoes, Sun hat, Sunscreen, Daypack, Hiking shoes, Warm clothing
  • Private Car


The Nagarkot Sunrise & Hike to Dhulikhel Day Tour from Kathmandu is a popular day excursion that provides a stunning panoramic view of the Himalayan range as well as an insight into traditional Nepali life. The tour begins in the early morning with a magnificent drive from Kathmandu to Nagarkot, a hill station at an elevation of 2,195 meters above sea level. After you arrive, you'll go to a vantage point to see the sunrise over the Mountains. The sight of the light peeping out from behind the mountains and gradually illuminating the summits is breathtaking.

You'll enjoy breakfast at a small restaurant after the sunrise before beginning your journey to Dhulikhel. The hike lasts about 4-5 hours and covers approximately 14 kilometers. The path winds through beautiful green woods, terraced fields, and charming small towns that provide a look into traditional Nepalese life. You'll have the chance to connect with the people, learn about their culture, and observe their everyday routines along the way.

The vista of the Himalayan range improves as you progress up the trail. You'll see Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, and many other peaks. The walk is primarily uphill but not too difficult, and the fresh mountain breeze provides for a pleasant hiking experience.

The hike culminates in Dhulikhel, a historic town with a thriving cultural scene. You'll eat lunch at a local eatery and take in more breathtaking mountain vistas. You'll have some free time after lunch to explore the town and see its temples and monuments. You'll also have the chance to connect with the people and learn about their culture.

Ultimately, you'll return to Kathmandu in the late afternoon, revitalized and inspired by Nepal's natural and cultural splendor. The Nagarkot Sunrise & Trek to Dhulikhel Day Trip is an excellent way to explore both the Mountains and Nepali culture in a single day.

What's Includes?

  • Easy hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private transportation in a spacious vehicle
  • A competent personal tour guide who will improve your tour experience
  • Mineral water is provided at no cost.
  • Fees for services
  • Meals and beverages: You will be responsible for your own meals and beverages during the tour. Your guide can suggest local eateries and food options that suit your tastes and budget.
  • Gratuities: Although not included in the tour price, tips for your guide and driver are always appreciated. If you believe you have gotten good service, a gratuity is a fantastic way to express your gratitude.

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Nagarkot Sunrise and Dhulikhel Hike Day Tour from Kathmandu
11% Off
From $95 $85
/ Adult