Nowadays, cycling tours have been evolving as one of the most favored touristic activities around the Kathmandu valley. These cycling tours around Kathmandu valley presents you with ponder of riding into the lap of nature. It encompasses you through absolute mountain views, the medieval lifestyle of local people which has remained constant for centuries, rivers and wildlife.
Hence, this short Nagarkot-Bhaktapur downhill cycling tour bestows you the sheer experience of nature and Newari medieval tradition, culture as well as architecture. Situated at an elevation of 2.175m above from sea level, Nagarkot is one of the finest destinations around Kathmandu valley to relish astounding mountain views of Mt. Everest (8848m), Manaslu (8,463m), Ganesh Himal (7,111m), and Langtang (7,246m), alluring landscapes, lush green hills, and amusing views of sunrise and sunset. Most of the people reach out to Nagarkot in the evening, to enjoy the vistas of sunset and spend overnight in lodging to get up in daylight to relish amazing mountain views amid the sunrise. The view tower present to the south of the town bestows you the panoramic views of landscapes. Likewise, Bhaktapur being the ancient Newar city rewards you with the encounter of medieval culture, tradition, and architecture. The key features of this short cycling tour are you can enjoy the boon of nature as well as explore within the royal city; Bhaktapur within the limited time period passes through native forests, mountain trails, local villages and rice fields and exploring rural life.
Initial two days, Epic Adventures takes to you to archival monuments touring sites around Kathmandu and Bhaktapur valleys, for example, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Sankhu, and Boudhanath. Then cycling to Nagarkot as it is well renowned for Himalayan sunrise and sunset view. We Epic Adventures organize customized tours service in Nepal with astounding lifetime acquaintance!
We will initiate our cycling tour from Thamel and stop at the magnificent Newar city; Bhaktapur for lunch. Bhaktapur valley was ruled by the Malla dynasty and the architectural monuments here date back to the 17th century. You will get to visit the 55 window palace, stone temple; Vatsala, five-story temple; Naytapola, Golden Gate that is embellished with Hindu mythical creatures here. After the visit to Bhaktapur, we will continue our uphill ride to Nagarkot; amazing hill station that bestows amusing views of the Himalayas and the most impressive views of sunrise and sunset. Stay overnight at the fine hotel.
After a delightful breakfast enjoying astounding mountain views amid the sunrise, we will continue our tour towards Sankhu (10KM). Sankhu also was known as Eighty Siddhas is one of the ancient Newar towns to the periphery of Kathmandu valley. The temple of Bajrayogini is the major identity of Sankhu. After encompassing surreal town; Sankhu, we will reach out to visit Boudhanath Stupa which is the largest Buddhist stupa in the world. We will enjoy our lunch here and head towards Thamel where our cycling tour would end.