Nagarkot is naturally beautiful city located in Bhaktapur District of Nepal and is 20km away from Kathmandu. Nagarkot is popular for the widely hill resorts with a marginal populance. Nagarkot is one of the special place to view the mountains, sunrise and gateway for the nature lovers and experience snow fall occasionally as well . Nagarkot is good for enjoy the cool and pleasant climate all year round. It is the forever place for the tourists in any season. Summer is mostly pleasant and moderate while winter is cold and chilling sometimes. Monsoons make their presence felt in the period of June to September.
Nagarkot is also known as ‘city of fort‘ cause Nagarkot was an important trade route for Tibet in the ancient times. Nowadays Nagarkot is mainly centred on agriculture, followed by tourism, textiles and carpets. Nagarkot is a special place to viewing the mountain among all the places in Kathmandu Valley. Nagarkot is usually considered to be the best. From Nagarkot the views of mountain goes from Dhaulagiri in the west to Kanchanjugha in the east. Nagarkot is the international destination spectacular views of the whole Langtang range sunrise on the mountains and sunset views. You can breathe the cool mountain breeze in the resorts town of Nagarkot. There are resorts from top-end quality to decent lodges for accomodation in Nagarkot.
Nagarkot is usually cinsidered to be best among all the places in the Kathmandu Valley to viewing the mountains. From Nagarkot you can also see Manaslu (8,463m), Ganesh Himal (7,111m) and Langtang (7,246m). The views go from dhaulagiri in the west to Kanchenjunga in the east from Nagarkot. Many people go up to Nagarkot in the afternoon,stay in a hotel in Nagarkot , then get up early in the morning to see sun rise and view mountains. Nagarkot is 32km east from the Kathmandu on the north east edge of the valley at an elevation of 3,175. Nagarkot is the best to view the mountains in the early morning as it is more likely to be clear. There is a viewing tower next to Club Himalaya Resort, where to get good views and have coffee inside the coffee shop.
There is accommodation to stay overnight during the high season in the Nagarkot. Hotels are seperated as per their style and facilities in Nagarkot. For luxury accommodation( Club Himalaya Resort, Nagarkot Farmhouse, Hotel Country Villa etc), for medium accommodation( View Point Hotel, Nagarkot Cottage. Nagarkot Village Resort etc) and for budget accommodation ( Hotel Madhuban, Hotel Green, Hotel Mile Stone etc).