Changunarayan Temple is one of the oldest temple of Nepal. Some inscriptions dating back to 464 BC, this temple is situated at the top of the hill surrounded by a forest. Newar community live in and around Changu Narayan area.


With the development of tourism in this place, we can find many medium and small sized hotels, restaurants, souvenir shops, etc. An ancient stone tap is located on the way to Changunaran which is believed to have existed since the time of Lichhavi and still preserved.

How it's done?

Starting from the Bastola Gaun (Nagarkot Community Homestay), your local guide will lead your way through the village, past a peaceful community jungle to the Temple, Changu Narayan. This is an easy hike, the guide will share you its history, people, livelihood and the culture of it and it's surrounding.

Duration: 2 Hours

Guide: Local Exp. Guide

Hike: Easy, Low Slope, Plain walk

Afterwards, You can either visit to Bhaktapur Durbar Square form Changu which is about 20 mins drive by local bus or 1 Hour 30 Mins of walk.

$18 per guest
What's Included
  • Local Guide
What To Bring
  • Hiking Shoes
  • Water Bottle
  • Sunglass

Bhaktapur Changunarayan Hike, UN World Heritage Site in pictures

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Cancellation Policy

Full refund will be issued if cancellation is within 48 hours of arrival. 50% will be charged if canceled within 48hours and 100% will be charged for no show.

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Bhaktapur Changunarayan Hike, UN World Heritage Site