Nagarkot is located 30 km to the east of Katmandu on the valley rim, Nagarkot is the favorite weekend gateway for those who seek Himalayan Scenery and rural serenity. From Nagarkot, you witness the stunning view of mountains that extend all the way from Dhaulagiri in the west past Mt. Everest to Kanchenjunga in the east.
The surrounding countryside of Nagarkot is great for walking. Nagarkot is situated at an elevation of (2,175 m.) and provides a grandstand panorama of the Himalaya. You can see five of the world’s tallest Mt. Everest (8,848m.), Lhotse (8,516m.), Cho Oyu (8,201m.), and Makalu (8,463m.). The snow peaks look especially gorgeous during sunset and sunrise.