Nagarkot is best destination for visitor in Nepal who wants walk away from the crowded city “Kathmandu”, which is nearest place to hangout. Nagarkot is located 25 miles east to Kathmandu valley. Nagorkot is famous for Mountainous views, sunset and sunrise views, the view of Himalayans including the Mount Everest the highest mountain of world, Annapurna range, Manaslu range, Ganseh himal range, Langtang range, Numbur range, Jugal range, Rolwaling (Gauri Shankhar) range and the views of Kathmandu valley and Shivapuri national park. The bus is always available which is almost one ride from Bhaktapur and two hours ride from Kathmandu. It is almost 2175 m above sea level. Nagarkot is best place for those active nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Nagarkot is surrounded by the thick pine forest which widens the attraction of this place.
Things to do in nagarkot:
- Mountain biking
Hiking in Nagarkot:
Hiking can be done in Nagarkot from different place like Sankhu , Changunarayan and Jarsing Pauwa. It offers beautiful natural walk with green landscape. The hikes around Nagarkot will take one in the lush green country side of northern Nepal and deliver the stunning views of mountain, pine forest and peaceful village with variation in culture of Nepali people. Nagarkot is short, easy and most popular one day hiking in Kathmandu valley. Hiking in Nagarkot gives us a natural therapy and walking in Forest of Nagarkot helps in reducing the stress.
Mountain Biking: Mountain Biking is the popular activity offered by the Nagarkot.
Paragliding: Paragliding in Nagarkot is the new activities that is to be offered. Paragliding in Kathmandu offers the great view of the different mountain such as Annapurna range, Manaslu range, Ganseh himal range, Langtang range, Numbur range and Jugal range including the view of the highest mountain Mt Everest in a clear day.
Attraction of Nagarkot:
- Nagarkot view tower
- Nagarkot hiking trails
- Views of different Mountains such as Annapurna rang, Gaurshanker himal, Manaslu range, Langtang range, Ganseh himal range, Jugal range, Rolwaling range range Numbur range including the tip view of Mount Everest tip on clear day.