The quaint mountain-top resort town of Nagarkot is famous for its sunrises and spectacular views of Himalayan peaks. Located just 32 km from chaotic Kathmandu, the verdant and windy hills of Nagarkot will transport you to a blissful place. The sight of rolling green hills rising above swirls of wispy-white cloud will seem surreal and heavenly. Nagarkot sits on a mountain ridge, at an altitude of 2100m and on a clear day one can enjoy panoramic views of Himalayan peaks including Mount Everest. Dotted with picturesque farmsteads and resorts, a stay at this hilly village will leave you rejuvenated and refreshed.
Activities around Nagarkot
1. Hiking: Hike up to the lookout points to enjoy magnificent views of the surrounding mountains and Himalayan peaks. On a clear day you are rewarded with stunning views of Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Mount Everest , Kanchenjunga, Dhaulagiri and Langtang Lirung.
2. Village Tour: Explore the farmsteads and find out about the traditional lifestyle of the farmers.
3. Sunrise & Sunset View: While you are in Nagarkot don’t forget to catch its legendary sunrise and sunset from a vantage point.