A little about trip:
Tour beyond Kathmandu valley leads you to scenic and cultural hill villages where you can observe rural life of Nepalese in the harmony of both religions Hindu and Buddhist.
Tour leads you on exciting short drive of few hours with guides and tour escorts to reach hill destinations of Nagarkot and Dhulikhel in the comfort of nice pleasant mountain resorts and lodge facing panorama of Himalayan range of peaks with striking sunrise over mountains.
NAGARKOT (for a day to two days or more):
A hill and mountain destination one of popular place for people to escape city life into clean and fresh mountain air surrounded within alpine cool forest of pines, oaks, magnolia, firs and rhododendron trees.
Nagarkot located above Bhaktapur city and North East from Kathmandu city a drive of few hours that takes you at the height of (2100m) where most of nice lodge-hotels and resorts situated with rooms and terraces facing views of Himalayan peaks from Manaslu-Ganesh-Langtang-Jugal Himal as far to Everest range with stunning sunrise and sunset views.
Nagarkot offers tranquil surrounding with traditional villages of Newar and Tamang hill tribes of Buddhist religion and colorful culture.
Extension to Changu-Narayan Temple from Nagarkot:
After a pleasant overnight in Nagarkot with sunrise views over mountains, where one can extend with walk downhill to reach at Telkot a small farm village, then a climb into farm and villages, on the least walked area.
Walk lead through forest on pleasant trail, as it continues with few short ups and downhill all the way to reach at Changu-Narayan Temple and its village, another famous and oldest temple of Nepal offering panorama of mountains and views of Kathmandu valley.
Changu-Narayan temple, located in peaceful environment with old traditional Newar houses, here a short walk up the steps to Changu-Nararyan Temple premises.
Once inside the temple compound enjoy the serene surrounding with marvelous artwork of Changu-Nararyan Temple, Nepal’s oldest monument listed in World Heritage Site, a fifth century old standing over a hillock 15 km. east of Bhaktapur the temple adorned with full of artistic works on metal and wood.
Inscription dating back to 464 AD found here are the first epigraphic evidences of Nepalese history.
After an interesting temple visit, head back to Kathmandu with a tour of Bhaktapur Durbar Square with full of arts and culture.
DHULIKHEL TOWN AND RESORTS:
(for a day to two days or more)
Dhulikhel another scenic and cultural destination to visit which is an hour or more drive located at above (1465m) high with tremendous mountain panorama and sunrise views with time to walk around old Newar town of great interest.