SANKHU NAGARKOT HIKING
Hiking Duration: 1 day
Region of Hike: Kathmandu valley
Maximum Altitude: 1750m Namobuddha
Hiking Grade: Easy (soft route)
Accommodation: Not included
Starting and Ending Point: Sankhu/ Nagarkot
Maximum walking: 5-6 hours
Transportation: Private transportation
Best of the hiking: Magnificent Himalayan view & sunset view from Nagarkot pass Nepalese style villages through hike
Drive to Sankhu from Kathmandu and start hiking from Lapsiphedi, Jaharing Pouwa, Kattike Bhanjyang. It is 14 kms that takes 5 hours. Sankhu is ancient Newari village, it has temples, and Nagarkot is famous hill station from where clearly have glimpses of180 degree of Himalayan ranges.
Nagarkot has modern resorts and accommodation facilities. Nagarkot is famous for sunrise and sunset views, overnight stay is recommended for best experiences. If you can’t stay there for overnight it will be better if you watch the sunset views from Nagarkot.