The Sunrise and sunset tour in Kathmandu is an exceptional tourist activity in Nepal, which offers glorious mountain views in a long line, cultural monuments, the traditional lifestyle of the local villagers, captivating landscapes, valleys, and more.
The most popular hill station for sunrise and sunset views is Nagarkot, which is 27.2 km (16.901 miles) east of Kathmandu and takes around an hour's drive if there is no traffic. Chandragiri Hill is also a nice viewpoint for the sunset, which you can visit via cable car.
If you do not have many days in Nepal but like to see magnificent mountain views, rural lifestyles, farming terraces, ‘ unblocked sunrise and sunset’, and cultural heritage sites, this tour can be one of the best options for you while traveling in Kathmandu. You see pristine snow-capped high mountains pretty far in the distance with different colors of the sunrise and sunset, but if you want to reach the foot of the high mountains and the world’s highest mountain, the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is the best one for you.
You drive to Nagarkot Hill Station to see the sunset after visiting Patan and Bhaktapur Durbar Squares. You start the tour at 9:00 a.m. after breakfast. Our experienced tour guide takes you to Patan's ancient royal palace on private transport. You see ancient temples, a royal palace, an art museum, and more in Patan and drive to Bhaktapur.
You visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square, where you see a few Hindu Temples, a 55-window palace, a royal bath, and more after entering from the main gate and walking to Pottery Square. You see the place making clay pots here and then go to Taumadhi Square. Here, you see the tallest temple (Nyatapola) and other pagoda buildings and have lunch. After lunch, you walk for around 15 minutes to Dattatraya Square, where you see the ancient religious Dattatraya Temple, Pujari Math (the house of the priest), a peacock-carved window (the Nepalese Monalisa), and more. Then, you walk to the main road for another 10 minutes, see old buildings and Newar architecture, and drive to Nagarkot for about half an hour.
You see stunning sunset views, magnificent mountains, landscapes, and Kathmandu Valley from the viewpoint and stay overnight in a hotel. You can see an unblocking sunrise in the morning and hike to Changunarayan or drive direct to Kathmandu.
Sunrise and Sunset Tour Costs in Kathmandu
The cost of the sunrise and sunset in Kathmandu depends on the number of visitors. Of course! single if it costs more for a single traveler compared to the group. It is a budget tour in Nepal, so contact us for a special discount if you are booking this trip in a group, and check the cost details for this luxury tour below:
- 1 Traveler: 290 USD
- 2–5 Travelers: 175 USD per person
- 6–15 Travelers: 135 USD per person
Frolic Adventure is operating this ‘one-night, two-day sunrise and sunset tour at the best cost. Not just for time-bound travelers, this tour can be perfect for those who complete any long mountain trek, such as the Everest Base Camp trek in Nepal, for refreshment and to kill the tiredness through this luxury tour. We are providing knowledgeable and experienced government license-holder guides and private transport for this sunrise and sunset tour around Kathmandu.