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Nagarkot Day Hiking trip is the most popular travelling routes near by Kathmandu that includes the most popular Himalayan views, pine forests, terraces , mixed culture, Lush valleys ,Villages in which typical Newari people lives as the permanent residence etc . Nagarkot day hiking trip offer a unique opportunity to hikers for exploring the myriad wonders of nature, rural Nepal and the awe inspiring majesty and beauty of dramatic mountain range to the travelers with memorable life time experience. Nagarkot is on the edge of the valley from where we can witness many more mountains such as Mt. Everest 8848m, Dorje lakpa 6988m, Lantang Lirung 7219m, Gauri shanker 7145m, Ganesh Himal 6704m etc well as the capital city of Nepal.

Nagarkot day hiking starts from Changunarayan after making about 1 hour drive from Kathmandu. . Nagarkot day hiking trip begins from Chagunarayan telkot along a ridge to the temple of Changunarayan with splendid views of Sankhu village to the right and Bhaktapur to the left. Changunarayan is situated at the end of a long ridge. The Changunarayan temple, famous for its outlooking architecture is richly decorated with sculptures and carvings. It is the oldest temple of the Kathmandu vallly.It takes about three and half hours for Chagunaryan to Nagarkot day hiking trip . Rest and excursion around Nagarkot , sunset view then by private vehicle drive back to kathmandu.

You are advised to consider the following equipment as essentials while packing. Please use this list as a guideline. Adjustments to the list can be managed according to our requirements, interests, duration of the trip, and season of the trip. We can find a variety of these gears to hire or buy in Kathmandu. The majority of the gears which are for sale in Kathmandu are locally manufactured (hence a lot cheaper) and some gears found here are imported from China and are obviously of better quality. We can find very high quality branded gears too in some famous stores in Kathmandu.

Many of the personal climbing gears can be hired in the base camp as well, however, the quality of equipment at base camp can be not as high as those found in Kathmandu to hire. Further, it will be better to remember that at the start of the trek, apart from our day pack, our luggage that will be carried by porters. Since luggage has weight limitation of approximately 33 pounds or 15 kg.

Head:

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Sunglasses with UV protection

Lower Body:

  • Under Garments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  • Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

Feet:

  • Thin, lightweight inner socks
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
  • Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp

Upper Body:

  • T-shirts
  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket *

Hands:

  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)

Accessories:

  • Sleeping bag rated to zero DC
  • Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
  • Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
  • Basic First Aid Kit
  • Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
  • Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
  • Trekking Poles
  • Water bottle (2) or camel bag
  • Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
  • Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)

Toiletries

  • 1 medium sized quick-drying towel
  • Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
  • Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
  • Deodorants
  • Nail clippers
  • Face and body moisturizer
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Small mirror

Personal Hygiene

  • Wet wipes (baby wipes)
  • Tissue /toilet roll
  • Antibacterial hands wash

Extras :

  • Binoculars
  • Reading book
  • Trail Map/Guidebook
  • Journal & Pen
  • Walkman
  • Pencils and small notebooks
  • Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble.