• Best months: Year around (less cloudy days)
  • Duration: 2 days 1 night
  • Activity: Drive, sunrise/sunset view, and sightseeing
  • Starting point: Kathmandu
  • Ending point: Kathmandu
  • Trip grade: Easy


Nagarkot tour, also known as Nagarkot Sunrise tour is one of the best tours in Nepal that offers a beautiful view of sunrise and sunset through vast hills covered with woods. Nagarkot is 27.2 km far away from Kathmandu and it takes around 1 hour and 15 minutes to reach there via Araniko Highway. But the traffic jams and road conditions also contribute a lot to being late and exhausted. It is located 2175 m above from the sea level.

Le Dorje Lakpa View From Nagarkot, Sunrise of Nagarkot

Nagarkot is the best place for gathering the natural experience with the view of mountains like Kanchenjunga in the east, and Dhaulagiri in the west. Other peaks that can be seen are Mount Everest (8848m), Mount Manaslu (8463m), Langtang (7246m), Ganesh Himal (7111m), and many others. Here, you can find the number of hotels and lodges from standard to deluxe categories where you can stay with full comfort. From the hotel area, you can walk further to many places like Sankhu, Sundarijal, Changu Narayan, Bhaktapur, and Banepa. But it will take extra time than devoted.

You can enjoy the beauty of Nagarkot with Nepal Rental Car (NRC) as we provide best-facilitated vehicles (car, jeep, van, mini-van, micro-bus, etc.) with A+ services of luxurious seats and AC. We drive you to Nagarkot, take you to viewpoint/view tower to have a sunrise view, and finally, drive you back to Kathmandu. We can assure 100% satisfaction from our services that you will remember us in the long run. So, come and enjoy the ride to different parts of Nepal with NRC and make your trip beautiful.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Afternoon drive to Nagarkot

This is the first day of your touring in Nepal. In the afternoon, you will drive towards Nagarkot. It is 27.2 km far away from Kathmandu and takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes to reach there. You will arrive at your hotel and can enjoy the scenery around and also sunset view from your hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 02: Take a sunrise view and drive back to Kathmandu

This day starts with an early wake up and drive towards the view tower. From this tower, you will have the scenic view of sunrise through the vast hills and woods. You will stay for some time there for photos and videos and return back to the hotel. Then you will have breakfast in your hotel and drive back to Kathmandu.

Cost Includes:

  • Land transportation from Kathmandu to Nagarkot and return back
  • Hotel booking charge if you demand it (but extra cost will be added in the mentioned cost)

Cost Excludes:

  • Meal (breakfast, lunch, dinner) in hotel
  • Personal expenses
  • The charge that can be added if you extend your trip
  • All other expenses which are not mentioned in cost includes’ list

Useful Information

  • Best season: All the months are good to visit Nagarkot, but to have the clear mountain and sunrise and sunset view, you can pick the less cloudy and non-rainy season.
  • Clothes: according to the seasons in Nepal (autumn, spring, monsoon, winter).
  • Booking: From tariff section or by contacting us personally in our mail or cell number.

Departure Details

For our organized departure dates, you can check in the tariff section. From this section, you can know about the dates in which our vehicles are fully available for you. But if your plan does not fits our schedule, you can inform us and we will organize a new date for you. Our clients are a god to us and we do not leave any chance to let you down. We will organize your road trip however you want, but for that, you have to inform us previously. You can also let us know about the numbers of people travelling which will help for group joining and group managing processes.

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