Today, proceed on an excursion to Nagarkot. Nagarkot is situated at an altitude of 7500 feet high and is the best place for countryside walking and mountain viewing. It is the only place from where one can view a panorama of the entire eastern central Himalaya - Everest, Numbur, Chooyu, Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu and to the west Manaslu and Himalchuli five of the world's ten highest peaks. Visit Changunarayan temple, one of the finest and oldest specimens of pagoda architecture., The temple is embellished with exquisite wood and stone carvings and is said to be the oldest pagoda style temple in Nepal built sometime back in 323 A.D. The sacred complex is a World Heritage Site.
The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this beautiful city on your own.
Overnight in Kathmandu. (B)