Nagarkot is a small settlement on a hilltop to the north-western side of Kathmandu Valley. One of the most popular sites near Kathmandu for people of all ages, Nagarkot is the Midas of natural scenery. Standing in an elevation of 2,175 meters you are sure to have perfect weather in all the climates. Once a natural fortress for Kathmandu, it is now a place sharing its undiluted village lifestyle and amazing natural scenery. Only an hour’s drive from Kathmandu will take you to the area while most people love to trek and pin Nagarkot as their ending point. One can understand this as the excellent view from this village heals all the exhaustion and rinse your soul.
Nagarkot is the only place in Nepal from where you can view about 14 different mountain ranges on a clear day. These ranges consist of six of the top 10 highest mountain ranges in the world. Starting from Kanchenjunga in the east to Dhaulagiri and Mount Everest, all are visible from a single spot on Earth, Nagarkot. Nagarkot is also a popular destination to view the Himalayan sunrise and sunset in the Horizon. A perfect way to sum up your visit to Nepal and collect the Panoramic scenes from the view tower constructed in the south of the village. Imagine yourself taking fresh air and walking on the trail within the nature crossing small springs in the 360-degree view of the majestic mountain range all around you, well that’s Nagarkot in a cauldron.
- Hymalian sceneries
- Rhododendron-filled red hills from April to June
- Sunrise and sunset view from the Lookout Tower
- Trails, leading to popular hiking destinations like Chisapani and Nala.