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Nagarkot to Dhulikhel Tour is indeed, the best way to view the Mountain peaks and sunrise. The road to Nagarkot passes through virgin forest and provides the best views of the Himalayan Mountains and traditional villages. During the tour, you will visit two popular sites- Nagarkot and Dhulikhel. Nagarkot is the favorite weekend gateway for those who seek Himalayan scenery and rural serenity. The surrounding countryside of Nagarkot is great for hiking. From Nagarkot, the snow peaks look especially most beautiful during sunset and sunrise.
For those active nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, there are many hiking opportunities in and around Nagarkot. Among them, Nagarkot eco trail (nature walk) along with Nagarkot Panoramic Hike is the most popular ones. You can also do Paragliding with Everest view in Nagarkot. Nagarkot was an ancient fort of the Kathmandu valley built to monitor the external activities of other kingdoms. Later, it became a summer retreat for the royal family before becoming popular as an international hill station.Lots of Homestay also offer for tourists or travellers as a hospitality industry like GoGreek Kattike Resort & Homestay, Kattike Bhanjyang Shankharapur-3 Nagarkot.
Nagarkot commands one of the broadest views of the Himalayas in the Kathmandu valley. The ranges include Annapurna range, Manasalu range, Ganesh Himal range, Langtang range, Jugal range, Rolwaling range, Mahalangur Himal (Everest range) and Numbur range with views of the Kathmandu valley and Shivapuri National Park.
Dhulikhel is a widely recognized hill resort. It has been a weekend spot for mountain viewers. The sunrise view over the Himalayan mountain range is fantastic. Touring Dhulikhel means as if you are rambling through a cultural theme park where you find bare-brick houses with carved wooden windows, pagoda style Hindu temples and sacred statues everywhere. You will get a beautiful vista of the town and surrounding areas from the hilltop. From Dhulikhel you can see breathtaking view of Himalayan Mountains like Mt. Annapurna (8091 m), Mt. Ganesh Himal (7429 m), Mt. Langtang (7234 m), Mt. Phuribichyachu (6637 m), Mt. Gaurishanker (7134 m), Mt. Lhotse (8516 m) and many other peaks if a good weather prevails.
The oldest area of the town lies on the southern end. It is an assembly of old Newari houses, often occupied by 20 or more members of the local extended families. Their most valuable assets are the beautifully carved windows and doors. those are the fine examples of traditional Newari craftsmanship. The old town is made up of four toles called wotole, etole, dutole , chochhe tole .
The narrow streets are typical example of a medieval city inhabited since fifth centuries. The plan of the city is based on ancient Hindu planning doctrine with the position, shape, scale & dominance between buildings, temples, public squares all having their own meaning and harmony. There are organically developed compact settlements around Dhulikhel. One of such old settlements is Shreekhandpur, which lies 2 km west from the Kathmandu University. And it is also a centuries-old Newari and Magar settlement. The settlement is protected by Swet Bhairav (an incarnation of Lord Shiva) and Narayan (Vishnu) deities. Gorkhanath temple also lies here which is also one of the famous temple.
Nagarkot to Dhulikhel begins with a short drive to Nagarkot at first and thereafter we drive you to Dhulikhel. After completing the day tour in Dhulikhel we drive you back to Kathmandu and conclude the tour.