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Nagarkot to Dhulikhel Day Hiking

Nagarkot Dhulikhel Hiking

Nagarkot to Dhulikhel Day Hiking is probably one of the most exciting hiking day tour in Nepal.  The hiking trail is filled with exotic forest and offers glamorous views of Himalayas and traditional hamlets. The hiking expedition takes you to the alluring hill station of Nagarkot and Dhulikhel to witness the magnificent views of the Himalayas. Nagarkot is an absolutely exquisite site that lies in Bhaktapur district and is about 30 Kilometers away from Kathmandu. Nagarkot is rather famous as a view point to view the stunning views of sunrise and sunset. Towering at an elevation of 2195 meters, it is one of the most loved travel sites of Bhaktapur. Nagarkot offers superb views of Annapurna range, Manaslu range, Ganesh himal range, Langtang range, Jugal range, Rolwaling range, Everest range and Numbur range. Likewise, Dhulikhel is another popular tourist destinations of Kavre District. Dhulikhel carries with it a majestic beauty of nature and numerous cultural and natural heritages. Dhulikhel offers finest panoramic views of snowcapped mountains and scenic landscapes. The mountains look like they are floating in the air when the blue haze covers the lower portion of the mountains. Dhulikhel is a paradise for tourists and nature lovers. The scenic view of beautiful mountains, hills filled with green vegetation, open landscapes etc make it a most admirable tourist destination. The different vantage point of Dhulikhel offers breathtaking view of Himalayas including Mt. Annapurna (8091 m), Mt. Ganesh Himal (7429 m), Mt. Langtang (7234 m), Mt. Phuribichyachu (6637 m), Mt. Gaurishanker (7134 m), Mt. Lhotse (8516 m) and many others.

Breakfree Adventures Nagarkot to Dhulikhel Hiking Day tour commences with a short drive to Nagarkot from where we start our hiking expedition. We then follow the small walking trail just below the club Himalaya and continue towards to Rhonnie Bhanjyang. We can have a wonder Himalayan views from the ridge of Rhonnie Bhanjyang. We continue further through the rugged trail and continue towards Dhulikhel. We will pass through the village of Kankre and Tanchok and reach Tusal. From Tusal we will climb uphill to town of Opi. We hike further for some time and reach a beautiful hill of Dhulikhel. We will spend some time in Dhulikhel admiring the alluring Himalayan views from its ridge. We will later drive back to Kathmandu wrapping up our exotic hiking trip from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel.

Trip Highlights

  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu/Nagarkot/Dhulikhel/Kathmandu
  • Witness majestic Himalayan panorama of mountains like Mt. Everest, Dorje Lhakpa, Gauri Shankher
  • Hike past countryside, farmlands, pine forests, villages
  • Bird-eye view of beautiful mountains, Kathmandu valley, nearby villages 
  • Visit the age-old Newari town in Dhulikhel

Outline Itinerary

Day 01 : Drive to Nagarkot & hike to Dhulikhel passing over Rhonnie Bhanjyang, Kankre, Tanchok. Admire the Himalayan view from the Dhulikhel hilltop then drive back to Kathmandu.

What is Included

  • Transportation by car/van
  • Personal private guide
  • Packed lunch & Mineral Water during the tour
  • Entrance fees, Tax & Tourist service charge

What is Not Included

  • Beverages, tea/coffee, soda, beer etc.
  • Tips & Gratuities

Day 01 : Drive to Nagarkot & hike to Dhulikhel passing over Rhonnie Bhanjyang, Kankre, Tanchok. Admire the Himalayan view from the Dhulikhel hilltop then drive back to Kathmandu.

Drive to Nagarkot then start the hike at first passing through pine forest alongside road head with occasional encounter with wildlife. You hike past beautiful countryside, villages (especially of Tamang community), small tea-shops, farmlands etc. The trail passes along Rhonnie Bhanjyang, Kankre, Tanchok witnessing majestic panorama of the mountains like Gauri Shankhar, Dorje Lhakpa. Soon, Dhulikhel is reached and admire majestic Himalayan views and the valley below from it’s hilltop. Afterwards, drive back to Kathmandu.

Tour guide
We have a team of highly experienced and professionally trained tour guides who are thoroughly versed in culture and history of each place of the places you will be visiting.

Tour Availability
We operate Nagarkot to Dhulikhel Hiking Day Tour privately with your personal guide so that you don’t have to confront with other people who might have different interests or attitudes. To keep our tours private and comfortable we limit our groups with 10 people per guide. Please contact us if you have a bigger group and we will arrange several guides for you depending on group size.

Vehicle
We use comfortable car/mini-van for the transfers. For up to 2 people, car is provided and mini-van is for the group of 3-10 people.
 
Tour duration
The total tour duration is about 6-7 hours. After breakfast, your guide will meet you at the hotel and drive to the hike-start-point. It’s approximately 5 hours hike to reach Dhulikhel from Nagarkot.

Clothing
Clothing varies with the type of tour and season. It’s warm in Kathmandu from April to October-end and from November to March-end, days are usually warm but evening colder. Summer clothes are okay during the day time but the evening requires a light jackets. Winter is from December till February so bring along sufficient winter wears like jackets, sweaters, trousers etc. Or you can purchase clothes of your choice in Kathmandu clothing stores too.

During the Nagarkot to Dhulikhel Hiking, light clothes and good walking shoes are recommended. But pack along a light jacket too as it might get cold at the hilltop.

Meals
Packed lunch is provided during the hiking program. Upon reaching the required destination, enjoy your packed lunch observing the beautiful landscapes and the surrounding mountains.

Important Note

The above program is just the guideline and can be customized as per your requirements. Please contact us for with your desired program.

(Day tours are organized every day as private tours & every Friday/Saturday as group joining)

Trip Facts

Destination: Nepal

Duration: 01 Day(s)

Trip Grade: Easy

Activities: Hiking

Best Season: All the year round

Max Altitude: 2,175 meters

Walking Duration: 5-6 hours

Transportation: Private car/van

Meals: Packed Lunch

Trip Type: Leisurely Hiking

Starts/Ends: Your preferred location

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very good!!

This was a very last minute decision on our part, but Breakfree Adventures were very quick to respond and accomodated our requests. Everything was simple and efficient. The guide we got was very knowledgeable. We were provided with a packed lunch which was really hearty and filling! 5/5!

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