Haven Holidays

Nagarkot Sunrise/Sunset Tour

Best Price
Price starting from $160
US $ 99 per person
No of people Price per person
1 days
Max. Elevation
Group size
Min 2(Single Supplementary $25)
Privet Vehicle Car/Bus
Best Season
Sept, Oct, Nov, December, January, February, March, April, May, Jun
Bed and breakfast
Starts at
Ends at
Trip Route
Kathmandu - Nagarkot - Kathmandu


    • Enjoy the panoramic view of the Khumbu mountain ranges, including Mt. Everest.
    • Experience with your own eyes, the stunning topographical diversity of Nepal. 
    • Get away from the bustling city life to enjoy some peaceful time with nature.
    • Get a taste of the local lifestyle while enjoying your breakfast in Nagarkot. 
A Taste of Beauty with Nagarkot Sunset/Sunrise Tour.
The breathtaking view of sunrise and sunset from the corners of the snowy mountains is what greets you at Nagarkot. Nagarkot Sunset/Sunrise Tour is one of the most popular day tours near the capital city of Kathmandu. 
The short tour is enough to get a glimpse of the stunning variation in topography that Nepal is blessed with. Ranging from lush forested hills to the open paddy fields, the trek climbs up to the magical sight of the magnificent mountain ranges. 
The panoramic view of mountains including Everest (8848m), Ganesh Himal (7111m), Langtang (7426m), Manaslu (8463m), and the Khumbu peaks greets you from above. You can enjoy this beautiful scenery, just a little distance away from the bustling city of Kathmandu. It is a calming experience, to say the least.
The tour destination is merely 32 km away from the capital, Kathmandu. The short tour is comfortable enough to be enjoyed by people of all ages. You can bring in your friends and family for an unforgettable adventure. The drive to the destination might be a little bit bouncy at times, but all in all, it is a blast.
Trip Facts :
  • Geography :  Forests, Hills
  • Location : Central region/ Nagarkot 
  • Level of Difficulty: Easy
  • Duration of Trek: 1 Day 
  • Max Altitude: 2195m (Nagarkot Hill Station)
  • Religions: Hinduism/Buddhism 
  • Ethnic People: Tamang
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Transportation :  Jeep, Car
  • Minimum Pax: 1 people
Best Season/Months to do Nagarkot Sunrise/Sunset Tour
For an unobstructed panoramic view of the mountain ranges, the best time would be autumn. Falling between September and December, autumn will present you with clear skies and better visibility.
The time between March and May, i.e., spring, is also high in terms of visibility. The view will be even more unforgettable as the forests are filled with colorful rhododendron flowers. It is best not to travel during monsoon as the mornings are foggy and you will not be able to enjoy the beautiful view of the mountains fully. 
Must-Know Information
There is no requirement of any permit for this tour. You can enjoy the short trip from Kathmandu in peace, away from the constant clatter of the busy city life.
Tours Similar to Nagarkot Sunrise/Sunset Tour 
There are countless other treks and hiking trails that surround the hill of Nagarkot. If you are feeling adventurous, you can also try the Nagarkot Trek, Nagarkot Short Hike, and Chisapani Nagarkot Trek. You can also explore the rural villages scattered along the area.
Are you looking for an exciting adventure in Nepal? Your wait is over! Join us at Haven Tours, and we promise to take you on a magical ride. Our experienced and friendly staff will make sure you have the best experiences along with our detailed itinerary, which can be customized to your needs.  

Important Note

  • Geography:  Forests, Hills
  • Location: Central region/ Nagarkot 
  • Level of Difficulty: Easy
  • Duration of Trek: 1 Day 
  • Max Altitude: 2195m (Nagarkot Hill Station)
  • Religions: Hinduism/Buddhism 
  • Ethnic People: Tamang
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Transportation:  Jeep, Car
  • Minimum Pax: 1 person

Trip Itinerary

5:00 AM: Pick Up from the Hotel and Drive about 2 Hrs to Nagarkot for Sun Rise View 

6:00 AM: After Sunrise and Excursion Drive back to Nagarkot Bazar for Breakfast

7:30 AM: After Breakfast day Nagarkot Excursion and evening drive back to the Hotel after the sunset excursion

The tour starts with a short 2-hour drive in the evening time go to Nagarkot Hill Station, where you will enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view of the mountains with sunrise the next morning and after looking at the panoramik mountain view then have breakfast. And you will drive back to Kathmandu. For the rest of the day, you can tour your own around the city for a glimpse into the daily lives of the local people. Then, you will have your own life in Kathmandu to your accommodation.

Max. altitude

2195 m




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What's Includes

    • Transport With privet vehicle.
    • English speaking Guide.
    • Tourist Standard Hotel in Nagarkot.
    • Breakfast in the morning.
    • Providing the best view place in Nagarkot.

What's Excludes

    • Your Personal Equipment.
    • Dinner in Nagarkot hoel.
    • Tips to Guide and Driver (expectation )
    • Alcoholic drinks like Whisk, and more.

Trip Info

Nagarkot, a scenic hill station located near Kathmandu in Nepal, is renowned for its spectacular sunrise and sunset views over the Himalayas.

Sunset Experience:

Timing: Arrive at your chosen sunset viewpoint well before dusk to secure a good spot and witness the gradual transformation of colours as the sun sets on the Himalayas.

Viewing Point: Nagarkot offers several viewpoints for watching the sunset, including the Nagarkot View Tower, and various hotels with rooftop terraces.

Weather: clear skies are ideal for sunset viewing. Check the weather forecast and plan your visit accordingly. After the sunset, consider exploring the streets of Nagarkot.

Sunrise Experience:

wake up Early: Plan to wake up before dawn to witness the breathtaking sunrise over the Himalayas. Check the sunrise time for your visit date to ensure you arrive at the viewpoint in time.

Viewing Point: Head to one of the designated viewpoints in Nagarkot, such as the Nagarkot View Tower or your hotel's rooftop terrace, to enjoy unobstructed views of the sunrise.

Weather: Keep an eye on the weather forecast, as clear skies are essential for optimal sunrise viewing.

Camera: Bring your camera or smartphone to capture stunning photographs of the sunrise as it illuminates the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas.

Clothing: Mornings in Nagarkot can be chilly, especially before sunrise. Dress warmly in layers to stay comfortable during the early morning hours.

Accommodation: staying overnight in Nagarkot to fully experience both the sunrise and sunset. There are various hotels, resorts, and guesthouses offering comfortable accommodations with stunning mountain views.

Transportation: Nagarkot is easily accessible from Kathmandu by road, with a travel time of approximately 1-2 hours depending on traffic conditions. Haven Holidays team Manage private vehicles for transportation.

The tranquillity of nature and appreciate the beauty of the Himalayas as you witness both the sunrise and sunset in Nagarkot. Experiencing the sunrise and sunset in Nagarkot is a magical and unforgettable journey.

Breathtaking Views and Memorable Moments: A Review of Nagarkot Sunrise Tour with Haven Holidays.

My experience with Haven Holidays on the Nagarkot Sunrise Tour was absolutely amazing! The sunrise and sunset views from Nagarkot were absolutely wonderful and unforgettable. The tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable about mountains and providing interesting facts about the area. The hike was moderate, suitable for all fitness levels. Overall, it was a memorable experience that I highly recommend to anyone visiting Nepal and go through Haven Holidays tour company..

Haven Holidays
Kabel Smith

An Unforgettable Adventure: Nagarkot Sunset Tour with Haven Holidays.

I recently went on the Nagarkot Sunset Tour with Haven Holidays, and it was a fantastic experience! The sunset views from the hilltop were mesmerizing, and the hike was enjoyable. The guide was professional and ensured everyone had a great time. The tour provided a perfect opportunity to witness the beauty of nature and relax away from the hustle and bustle of the city. I would definitely do it again!

Haven Holidays
United States

Magical Moments in the Mountains: Review of Nagarkot Sunrise/Sunset Tour with Haven Holidays.

My journey with Haven Holidays on the Nagarkot Sunrise/Sunset Tour was nothing short of magical! Watching the sunrise and sunset over the Himalayas was a surreal experience that I will cherish forever. The tour was well-organized, and the guides were friendly and accommodating. It was a refreshing escape from the city, surrounded by nature's beauty. I highly recommend this tour to anyone looking for a peaceful and awe-inspiring adventure.

Haven Holidays
Ritwa Jenith
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Preparation For This Trip

Preparing for a Nagarkot Sunrise/Sunset Tour is an exciting trip that requires careful planning to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

Pack Appropriately: Pack essential equipment such as warm clothing, sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat, and footwear. Please dress in layers to adjust to changing temperatures, as it can be cold in winter.

Follow Safety Guidelines: Listen to the safety briefing provided by your tour Guide and follow his/her instructions.

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