Nagarkot is located at an altitude of 2164m which is 32km east of Kathmandu. It is extremely popular view point and sunrise/sunset point from where 360-degree views can observe from the lookout Tower. The Panoramic views from Dhaulagiri in the west to Mt Everest and Kanchenjunga in the east, along with Ganesh Himal (7406m), Langtang Lirung (7246m), Shisha Pangma (8012m), Dorje Lakpa (6975m) and Gauri Shankar (7146m) and many more.
Beside above the beautiful valley view is another attraction of Nagarkot. Also Kathmandu valley view can be seen from there. Nagarkot is also popular picnic spot and music videos shooting spot. The green hill forest is beautiful attraction where public picnic takes place.
Getting in to Nagarkot is by private transport which is the most reliable. For the sunrise view 4 or 4:30am (as per season) is the best time to start from Kathmandu which is only 1:30 hour drive. On the way back, Bhaktapur is another attraction to pass by if you have time.
Note: Minimum 2 Pax Required
Departure : Everyday
Trip length : 1 Day
Group Size : 2-10 Pax
Activities : Hiking, Sightseeing
Best Month : March-May / September-December
Transportation : Private Car/Bus
Meal : N/A
Accomodation : Hotel & Lodge
Max Elevation : 2164m
Trip Route : Nagarkot – Sarangkot – Nagarkot
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