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Places to Visit in Nagarkot

Things to do in Nagarkot

Among all the places for mountain viewing in the Kathmandu Valley, Nagarkot is usually considered to be the best. The views go from Dhaulagir in the west to Kanchenjunga in the east. On a clear day you can see Mt. Everest (Sagarmatha). You can also see Manaslu (8,463m), Ganesh Himal (7,111m), and Langtang (7,246m). Many people go up to Nagarkot in the afternoon, stay in a hotel in Nagarkot, and then get up at dawn to see the Himalaya Mountains during the sunrise.

Nagarkot is 28 kilometres east of Kathmandu, on the northeast edge of the Valley at an elevation of 2,175m. It is best to view the mountains in the early morning because it is more likely to be clear. There is a viewing tower next to the Club Himalaya Resort, where you get good views that has a coffee shop where you can sit inside. Many of the hotels also have good views.

Nagarkot Day Tour Sightseeing

Activities: Relaxation, Hikes, Sunrise and Sunset views of the Himalayas, Mountain biking and Horse riding.




Distance from major cities
Kathmandu 28 kms
Dhulikhel 28 kms
Patan 25 kms


How to reach there
Tribhuwan International Airport at Kathmandu is the sole international airport in Nepal.
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The best way to reach Nagarkot is by hiring taxis, cars or buses. There are shuttle buses as well which operate for the tourists. From the international airport it takes around 40 minutes to reach the place.