The sunrise tour near Kathmandu, Nepal offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas and the surrounding landscape. Popular destinations include: Nagarkot: Known for its panoramic views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest.Daman: A hill station that provides views of several peaks including Annapurna and Dhaulagiri.Sarangkot: A viewpoint that offers an unobstructed view of the Annapurna mountain range and a beautiful sunrise.Chisapani: A trek that takes you through scenic forests and offers views of the Himalayas.These tours typically involve early morning drives to the viewpoints, followed by hiking or trekking to reach the best viewing spot. The tours can be customized based on personal preference and physical ability.
The most Nagarkot located at the north east region from Kathmandu just 32 km and lies at the altitude of 2175m from the sea level. Nagarkot is a popular tourist destination near Kathmandu, Nepal, known for its breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest. It is a hill station that provides panoramic views of the mountains and the surrounding landscape. It is a popular spot for watching sunrises and sunsets, and for trekking and hiking. The area has several resorts and hotels for tourists to stay in, and is accessible by road from Kathmandu.
Nepal Sunrise tour organized by Nepal Tibet Tours & Treks also includes visit around World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu- Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Swayambhunath (monkey temple), Pashupatinath, Chagunarayan temple and Boudhanath temple. Nepal Sunrise Tour combines sunrise tour with cultural heritage tour in Kathmandu valley which will offer an unforgettable experience.
After you arrive in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed by our representative at the airport and then you will be transferred to the hotel. You will be briefly described about your tour and checked in to the Hotel. Rest of the day is all yours to ease in freshen up. You will be spending the night at the hotel.
Today we will take you on a tour of the cultural heritages enlisted in the UNESCO World Heritage sites. Boudhanath: The largest ancient Buddhist Stupa in Nepal as well as in South Asia is situated in the eastern region of the Kathmandu valley. It was constructed by the Lichchhavi King Man Dev in the 4th century A.D. It is one of the religious centres for Nepal's large population of Tibetan exiles. You will find the streets here full of maroon-robed monks continuously chanting their sacred hymns. This is one of the few places in the world where Tibetan culture is available, lively and unfettered. Pashupatinath: Nepal's most significant Hindu temple lies on the shore of the holy Bagmati River, on the eastern periphery of Kathmandu. It is one the major and most important pilgrimage sites for Hindus. Pashupatinath is also the central Shiva temple that draws disciples and Sadhus from different parts of Nepal as well as India. Bhaktapur City: Bhaktapur is also known as Bhadgaon means ‘City of Rice' or Khwopa which means City of Devotee in Newari. It is located in the east region of Kathmandu valley which keeps hold of much of its attractiveness in the form of metaphorical wood carvings, large and beautiful Durbar Square, pottery square, 55windows palace, Bhairavnath, Nyatapola, and Dattatreya Temples and more. Do not forget to taste the famous ‘juju dhau’. After finishing the sightseeing Tour we will back to the Hotel.
The large Buddhist temple of Swayambhunath lies towards the west of Kathmandu on the peak of a hill. The temple is recognized as the 'Monkey Temple'. According to myths, Kathmandu Valley was once a lake. It was drained by a spiritual leader Manjushree at the very spot where Swayambhunath stands today. It is the best place to view all of Kathmandu.
Kathmandu Durbar Square:
Kathmandu Durbar Square is one of the famous places which envelopes wonderful architecture and artsy adornments. The beautiful palaces including Hanuman Dhoka Palace, well-known Kasthamandap Temple, and many other temples, constructed in between 1200 to 1768 A.D beautifully portray the cultural skills of the ancestors of Nepalese people.
The Patan Durbar Square has been highly praised as one of the richest cities in terms of art and architecture in Nepal. Most of the shrines seen today were constructed between the 16th to 18th centuries. It is recognized as the hub of sculptures and for the excellent crafts.
After we are done with sightseeing for the day we will return to the hotel in Kathmandu to recline for the day.
Today is the last day of this tour and the day we say our goodbyes until we meet again. Our airport representative will take you to the airport for your flight back to your country.
Note: This itinerary can be customized as per situation.
Certain basic trekking equipment is essential on all routes we described in this site. Depending on the area and season, we will provide you with a comprehensive list of necessities. Here is some recommended Equipments List for trekking in Nepal.
Lightweight walking boots. If new one is being bought, “walk then in” to avoid blisters. Also bring spare laces.
A pair of track shoes. To wear in the camp at night or when the boot is wet.
Warm jacket. Fiber fills or down should be adequate. This is especially necessary during winter from December to February. A rainproof jacket with hood or a poncho. Get the one that is guaranteed waterproof.
Woolen shirts and thick sweaters. During winter months, December through February these items are essential. Thick sweaters can be purchased in Kathmandu. 1 lightweight long sleeved -shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn.
A pair of lightweight/ heavy weight trousers. Jeans are unsuitable to wear on treks. Cheap loose cotton pants are available in Kathmandu. Heavyweight trousers are useful higher up in the mountains in the morning and at night. Windproof/ waterproof trousers are necessary on all treks going above 10.00ft.
Thermal underwear. These are excellent to sleep in at night in the winter months thermal underwear are quite invaluable.
A tracksuit useful for wearing in camp and in the tent. 2 pair of loose fitting long shorts/ skirts.
As you do not carry it yourself this may be synthetic or down, but it must be 4 season. As most treks pass through a variety of climatic conditions, a long zip is a good idea. A cotton/fleece liner helps keep your sleeping bag clean. Good sleeping bags are expensive but can be rented easily in Kathmandu (Only for treks starting and finishing there)
Choose a high factor suncream (Factor 20 or stronger) to protect your skin against the sun at high altitude. A combination sunblock/lip salve is ideal for facial protection.
You should have your own supply of plasters, aspirin, diarrhea tablets and also a comprehensive blister kit. (Please do not give medicines to local people without consulting the trek leader.)
a) A woolen hat to wear in the morning and at night. During winter it is an essential item.
b) A sunhat and ensure it has a wide brim to cover the face and neck.
b) A pair of gloves. Leather with lining and woolen are best. c) 1 pair of sandals to wear in the cities and in camp.
d) 4 pairs of thin and 4 pair of thick woolen socks.
e) Underwear” normal quantity and swimming costume, hankies.
a) Duffle bag or kit bag to carry to gear while trekking
b) Daypack: This is a small rucksack to carry personal requirement for the day e.g. toilet items, camera, film towel, soap, a boot etc.
c) Water bottle.
d) Snow glasses and sunglasses
e) 2-4 large plastic bags to separate clean clothes from dirty ones.
f) 6 -10 smaller plastic bags to dispose garbage.
g) Wallet and /or money belt with compartment for coins.
h) Toiletries with large and small towels. Toilet paper can buy in Kathmandu and some villages in the mountains.
i) Small headlamp and/ or torch with spare batteries and bulbs
j) candles and lighter to burn toilet paper.
k) Snow gaiters essential during wither and all treks going over at other times.
l) An umbrella (optional), which is quite useful to as a sunshade and useful when it rains.
m) Reading materials, camera and film, game items (optional), note book, rubber band, pen and pencil, envelopes, a diary, a calendar, a pocket knife, binoculars (optional), a small pillow or headrest (optional). Thermoses (optional)- an inflatable sleeping mat, trekking map, adequate quantities of passport photograph