Get ready for a 8 km run that will spoil all your senses – beautiful nature, stunning views of the Himalayas and mind blowing insights to Nepalese culture and religion.
We pick you up from the hotel and drive to Kharipati which is the starting point. This tour is a moderate running tour and the distance is 7 KM. You run gradually uphill from the starting point Kharipati.
Nagarkot is our main destination of this running tour, but the run there is unforgettable in itself. You will run through beautiful landscape, paddy fields in the months of June to September and also be treated to the sight of the ancient city of Bhaktapur. Runners experience old houses, local farming, temples and local bazaars. Further ahead they climb the mountains to get to Nagarkot a hill station which is at the elevation of 2195 meters.
We stop in between for refreshment. On the way you see villagers and their local lifestyle. Particularly the majority of the inhabitants are indigenous people of Nagarkot known as Tamang. We run through the villages and pine forests as we climb higher and you will feel the mountain fresh air. The view of the valley and mountains gets better as we climb higher and higher towards Nagarkot. Nagarkot is popular for a good Himalayan ranges of MT Everest,Annapurna,Langtang ,Ganesh Himal ranges, more snow capped mountains Kathmandu valley, forests, rivers and surrounding villages.
From Nagarkot we return to hotel by private transportation. The tour including transport takes about 6 hours as we drive away from the city for this special tour. The tour run itself lasts around 3 hours as runners climb uphill 7 KM and the elevation from starting point called Kharipati to End point Nagarkot increases by 700 meter. Kharipati the starting point is about 45 minutes drive from Kathmandu city center and returning from Nagarkot by private transportation takes about one and half hours. It is a tour that requires running on the trail and road.