Nagarkot is 32 km NE of Kathmandu on the northern fringe of the Kathmandu valley. Nagarkot is famous for its Himalayan views- the Himalayan peaks at sunrise are a magnificent sight to behold. Nagarkot is situated at 2,195 meters above the sea level and is the second highest hill around Kathmandu Valley.Located 7000 ft above sea level, Nagarkot is a world famous international hillstation commanding the killer panorama of the snowcapped Himalayas, rolling hills, deep valleys and pine forests in a quiant rural atmosphere.Considered as the best viewpoint spot to enjoy the magnificent sunrise and sunset over the Himalayas, Nagarkot commands one of the broadest views of the Himalayas in the Kathmandu valley from where we can see the breathtaking views of the 8 major himalayan ranges of Nepal out of 13 from here. The ranges include Annapurna range, Manaslu range, Ganesh Himal range, Langtang range, Jugal range, Rolwaling range, Mahalanguar range(also known as Everest range) and numbur range with splendid views of the kathmandu valley in the west.As it is located in a strategic location, Nagarkot was an ancient fort of the Kathmandu valley to monitor external activities of another kingdom. Later, it became a summer retreat places for the royals before becoming popular as a summer retreat place. Nagarkot has been the favorite summer resort of Kings and Maharajas for its cool climate and the scenic beauty around. Rana Priminister Chandra Shumsher who was advised by his physicians to retreat at the Nagarkot built the summer palace called ‘Bhangeri Durbar’.During the Coronation of the late King Birendra in 1975, the road was metalled, so that the royal guests from 100 nations, could witness the most spectacular sunset and sunrise over the Himalayas, from the best vantage point. Nagarkot offers the panoramic view of host of 8000 m+ giant peaks of Tibet and Nepal including the Mt. Everest.So near yet so far from heat, dust, smoke and city’s hustle-bustle.
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Nagarkot is a village in Nepal close to the Himalayas. It is located on a ridge facing the Himalayas. It is called "the viewing platform of the Himalayas". It has the widest and most beautiful view of the world's highest peak. The fringe area of the Kathmandu valley is famous for its charming mountain scenery. Among all the scenic spots, the scenery of Nagarkot Resort is the first. From October to March of the following year, you can generally enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery in Nagarkot. It is 32 kilometers from the capital. To go to Nagarkot, it is recommended to arrange a chartered car back and forth, because the shuttle bus takes a long time and there are few shuttle buses.
Nagarkot near Kathmandu, Nepal is one of the best places to see the snow-capped mountains. Find a better hotel. While looking at the snow-capped mountains in the distance, you can taste the hotel’s food. Accompanied by high mountain food, you can feel whether your life has arrived. The pinnacle?
Every time I go to Nepal, I must go to Nagarkot. The time is a year apart, but I like this place more and more. Every time I ride a motorcycle up the mountain with my friends, the scenery along the way is also very good. I stayed at the hotel in the evening with my friends. Drink on the balcony and look at the stars and moon. There are so many stars here, as beautiful as the Milky Way. Before going to bed, adjust the alarm clock to watch the sunrise in the morning (it is best to get up at 4:40), get up without washing, just put on clothes and rush to the hotel stand. This is the top of the mountain. The hotel we chose has a special view of the sunrise The grandstand is on the top floor of the hotel. Many hotels were damaged and renovated due to the earthquake last year. Climbing to the stands, you will see the sea of clouds that floods the top of the mountain, and the cheers of various birds, not to mention the air, sitting quietly with your eyes closed, and the peace and enjoyment from the heart at that moment. In a few minutes you will see the sun rise little by little...
Recommend to stay here for one or two nights. You can go hiking, do paragliding, horse riding or enjoy the fresh air. From here we can see the Himalayas, the snow-capped mountains, the sunrise, the sun and the very beautiful countryside and forests. We can go for a walk or stay in the hotel and spend a very leisure time in nature.
Nagarkot is a small place, but it is called "the viewing platform of the Himalayas". Because this is the place with the widest and best view of the Himalayas in the Kathmandu Valley. Here you can enjoy the panoramic view of the Himalayas, which are like a jade belt hanging in the air. If the visibility is high, you can still see the world's highest peak-Mount Everest.
Preston_Dominguez: About 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu
Jeremy_Dodson: I recommended Nagarkot,Lookout Tower,