Nagarkot, located 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu, is one of the most scenic spots in Bhaktapur district and is renowned for its spectacular sunrise view of the Himalayas when the weather is clear. Visitors often travel to Nagarkot from Kathmandu to spend the night so that they can be there for the breathtaking sunrise. Nagarkot has become famous as one of the best spots to view Mount Everest as well as other snow-topped peaks of the Himalayan range of eastern Nepal. It also offers an excellent view of the Indrawati river valley to the east. With an elevation of 2,195 meters, Nagarkot also offers a panoramic view of the Valley and is described
by visitors as a place whose beauty endures year round. Many visitors prefer to visit Nagarkot in the spring when surrounding valleys break out in a rich kaleidoscope of different colored flowers. The flowers are beautiful against the serene backdrop of the snow-covered mountains. Ever popular among the tourists are the short treks and picnics which Nagarkot has to offer. Treks from Nagarkot are unique and delightful. For anyone who wants to have an adventure without exerting much efforts, a hike to Nagarkot's
surrounding areas would be a good option. One can traverse short distances on trekking trails and come close to the nature's wonders such as the outer of verdant forestations, flower- covered meadows and unusual rock formations.
Things to do:
Nagarkot is famous for its scenic view of mountain and Kathmandu Valley. Nagarkot is this place where mostly Kathmandu local likes to spend their weekend in quite & clean environment. There are lots of hotels rating from non star to 5 star or similar hotel. Tourist can hire Pony for short trek or can do hiking around hills of Nagarkot.