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Sunrise and Sunset Tour

Abhishek Subedi July 16, 2020

Nepal being a Himalayan country owns different places that act as a perfect spot for relishing the beauty of sunrise and sunset. The vantage points namely Nagarkot, Bandipur, Pokhara and Sarangkot are the popular location for sitting back to enjoy the sunrise and sunset view as you take a sip of your tea or coffee. The fresh air, birds chirping with the peaks of mountains dominating the azure blue sky. Enjoy this ideal combination of mental meditation with the Sunrise and Sunset tour offered by Nepal.  

Sunrise and Sunset Tour

A pristine cool environment and you stay there watching the golden sunrise above the pinnacles of majestic mountains. The moment when you see the golden sunlight glitter over the white snow swaddled in the Rocky Mountains; nothing could have ever been more pleasing and calming! Visit Nepal to Endeavour the beauty that lies in the glorious sunrise as it stands up above the peaks of snow clad mountains in an alluring way. Sunrise and sunset tour lets you rejoice the tranquility that lies in watching the sun rise and sun set amidst the Himalayan ranges of Nepal.

About The Sunrise and Sunset Tour

Nagarkot is a hill station near Kathmandu which is known for its panoramic views of mountains. The lush hills, greenery, villages, forests and the jovial environment makes it an awesome place to be in. The views of mountains like Mt. Everest, Annapurna range, Gaurishankar range, Ganesh Himal range, Langtang range and many others are crystal clear on a bright sunny day. Amongst all is the glorious sunrise and sunset view from the view tower in Nagarkot. Nagarkot, the most popular destination for Himalaya’s views near Kathmandu, is the scenic site for breathtaking sunrise views over the Himalayan Range.

Sunrise and Sunset Tour

One can enjoy the incredible views of the almighty Mt. Everest from the station along with several other mountains and peaks. From the views of Upper Himalayan range to down the Indravati River Valley this is one which everyone seeks for. This is also best to look back to Kathmandu valley with panoramic views. With the popularity of the hill-station, several hotels and restaurants with high class facilities and services are established. Even star resorts are also on the hill for you. This is also known as the most popular picnic spot for many colleges and schools and organizations too. The 1.30 hours drive from Kathmandu takes us to Nagarkot. We go to the hill station and capture the most astonishing mountain views including Everest range, Langtang Range, Annapurna range and many other alluring mountain summits to the northern part of Nepal.

About The Bandipur

Bandipur, a hilltop settlement in Tanahun is also a perfect destination for admiring the splendor of sunrise and sunset. Similarly, the glory of Sarangkot is not hidden from anyone. The picturesque city of lakes down below and the awe inspiring mountains above, the combination is garnished by the mind blowing sunrise and sunset view amidst the towering peaks of mountains like Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Fishtail, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Nilgiri and many more. Come and feel the pleasure in watching the sunrise and sunset in Nepal.  

About The Sarangkot

Sarangkot is, without a doubt, home to the best views of the Annapurna range. From the viewpoint, you’re afforded uninterrupted, panoramic views across a number of the most striking Himalayan peaks, including the imposing Dhaulagiri (8167m), the triangle peak of Machhapuchhare, Annapurna II and Lamjung.  The light show here is incredible, as the peaks turn from bright pink, to orange, and finally white.   There are a number of chai stalls and tea houses just near the viewpoint which serve fresh tea or coffee, perfect for the post-euphoria come down. To get to Sarangkot viewpoint, you can hire a taxi to take you to the lookout point , or hire a scooter in Pokhara and follow the signs to Sarangkot. 

Sunrise and Sunset Tour

Day 1 Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour- Nagarkot

Today, your sightseeing tour commences from the holy temple of Hindu devotees, Pashupatinath temple. Then you will move to Boudhanath, 8 km east from Kathmandu. In the afternoon, you will drive to Bhaktapur and explore architectural temples, shrines like Lion gate, Golden Gate, and the palace of 55 windows. You will then head towards Nagarkot to see the mesmerizing sunrise and sunset along with a spectacular view of Himalayan ranges.

Day 2 Nagarkot to Bandipur

Your morning starts with the enthralling sunrise along with the splendid mountain views. One can enjoy the incredible views of the almighty Mt. Everest from the station along with several other mountains and peaks. This is also best to look back to Kathmandu valley with panoramic views.  After breakfast, we drove back to Bandipur, another hill station for the sunrise and sunset view.  

Day 3 Bandipur to Pokhara

You will drive to Pokhara via Begnas Lake. Upon arrival, check in the hotel, In the evening, if clear weather, drive to world peace stupa for the sunset photograph. Then stroll at the shore of Fewa Lake circulates the blood and energizes the body after a long drive. The lake side becomes alive after the dark falls with the lighting of the shops and restaurants etc. It is a great hangout place for lovers of music and cuisines. Pokhara is the famous tourist destination of Nepal. Many adventurous and fun activities begin from here. This place serves as the thrilling destination for many domestic as well as International tourists. It is known as the place of lakes and mountains.  Pokhara lies in the north-western corner of the valley which is a widening of the Seti Gandaki valley that lies in the region of the Himalayas. 

Sunrise and Sunset Tour

There are mainly two things that bring travellers to Pokhara , one is mountain adventures and the other is a chance to unwind. People can admire the towering peaks rising amongst the clouds in the distance. These are the 8000 metre high snow capped giants of the Annapurna range, awe inspiring in their size and stature. On a clear day, they can be seen from everywhere in Pokhara like watchful guardians over the sleepy town.  

Day 4 Sarangkot

Morning drive to Sarangkot for the sunrise view, the village Sarangkot is one of the most beautiful villages in the Pokhara city. It is located in the west part of Pokhara at the height of 1592 meter from sea level. Sarangkot is the best place to see the sunrise and panorama mountain range. Upon drive back to Pokhara, you will have sightseeing tours of Bindabasini Temple, Mahendra Cave, Devi’s Falls etc. 

Day 5 Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

It is time to bid farewell to the Pokhara valley and take a bus ride back to the Kathmandu valley. You can enjoy the beautiful landscapes, river valleys and clear sky through the window of the bus before reaching the city. 


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