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Nagarkot Sunrise Tour
Activities in Kathmandu

Nagarkot Sunrise Tour

  • English English
  • 8 hours
  • Hotel pick up

Experience one of the most incredible sights in Nepal: watching the sunrise over Nagarkot, with the Himalayas in the background. An unforgettable image!

Nagarkot Sunrise Tour Itinerary

It may be painful getting up at 4 am in Kathmandu, but the early rise will be well worth it, as this is the perfect time to set off on a journey that will captivate you forever...

After being picked up from your hotel, you'll head towards the east of Nepal. After a 20 mile (32 km) journey, you'll arrive in Nagarkot, a small village in the Bhaktapur District, located over 7000 feet (more than 2000 m) above sea level.

Here, you'll enjoy views over what is considered to be one of the area's most picturesque locations. Nagarkot is stunning at any time of day, but seeing the rural valley with its Himalayan mountain backdrop in the light of a spectacular sunrise is a magical image that you'll remember for the rest of your life. 

As the suns rays begin to illuminate Nepal, the tallest peaks of the Himalayan mountain range will become visible. You'll see Annapurnas, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa and of course Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain, at 29,029 feet, or 8,848 metres, tall. In the valley, you'll also be able to make out the Tibetan-bordering region of Langtang and the area's vast green rice terraces, another popular tourist attraction.

On the return journey to Kathmandu, if you'd like, you'll have the opportunity to stop in the ancient Newa city of Bhaktapur to explore the city and its incredible temples.

At the end of your tour, you'll be dropped off back at your hotel in the Nepalese capital.


This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.

Up to 2 people Up to 5 people Up to 14 people
Private English language tour
US$ 154
US$ 254
US$ 387

Private English language tour

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 154
  • Up to 5 people

    US$ 254
  • Up to 14 people

    US$ 387

More Information


8 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.


Pick up and drop off at hotel.

English speaking guide.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (6:00 AM local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

Per group from
US$ 154
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 7 days before


Free! Free cancellation up to 7 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.