Kathmandu valley consists of 3 historical and cultural cities of Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, and Kathmandu itself. 1 Day Nagarkot Bhaktapur tour takes you to the inner soul of the Bhaktapur city and at the end of the day, you will be at the hill station of Nagarkot.
Bhaktapur means Khwapa in a local Newari tongue, meaning city of devotees. The cultural capital of Nepal, Bhaktapur’s history goes back to the 8th century. Bhaktapur is a perfect blend of mythology, architecture, and cultural heritage. This conch-shell urban city covers an area of 119 square km.
Nagarkot is a famous hill station that is 32 kilometers far east from Kathmandu. It is 2100 meters above sea level. Nagarkot is popular for short hikes and bike tours. You will pass through the beautiful pine forests while driving to Nagarkot from Bhaktapur. Nepal Recreation will take you to this journey of Nagarkot and Bhaktapur.
Highlights of 1 day Nagarkot and Bhaktapur tour
- Interact with local people
- Visit Bhaktapur Durbar square
- Enjoy Hindu and Buddhist culture
- Explore more arts and culture
- Have delicious Newari cuisine
- See the oldest and tallest temple of Nepal
- See the Himalayas from Nagarkot
1 Day Nagarkot Bhaktapur Tour Itinerary
Your 1 day Nagarkot Bhaktapur Tour begins by you heading towards Bhaktapur then to Nagarkot and back. Your guide will pick you up from your hotel and take you to your first destination.
Reaching Bhaktapur, you will roam around the Bhaktapur Durbar Square. The ancient architecture made by Newa people looks breathtakingly beautiful. Visiting the major attractions you have your lunch here.
After having lunch, you head towards Nagarkot. It is about a 1-hour drive from Bhaktapur. Viewing the beautiful lush green hills you pass through the jungle routes.
Arriving at Nagarkot, you head to the view tower of this place. You have come here to view the sunset today. Nagarkot is a viewpoint for watching the sunrise, sunset, and Himalayan peaks. During clear days, you can see various mountain peaks from here.
After seeing the beautiful sunset, you drive back to Kathmandu from here. Dropping you off at your hotel, you will bid farewell to the driver and guide.