Located at a distance of 32kms from Kathmandu, Nepal, is Nagarkot. The beautiful terrains of Nepal have another city with stunning views and rich history. A part of Bhaktapur District, Nagarkot has the most scenic spots. The elevation of 2195 meters allows a view of Mount Everest and other peaks of the Himalaya ranges. Owning to the breathtaking views that it offers, it is a famous hiking spot in Nepal. One can have an idea of 8 out of the thirteen Himalayan ranges of Nepal. Annapurna Range, Ganesh Himal range, Langtang range, Jugal range are a few among the other ranges that can be seen here.
Centuries ago, Nagarkot was used as a strategic location to keep a check on kingdoms’ activities. With an enchanting view, even the royal families enjoyed a summer treat in the beautiful hill station. Nepal has always been known as the land of adventures. Apart from its rich history and traditions and its origin, it offers a hiking experience to adventure lovers. One of Nepal’s most picturesque spots, the magnificence of the place has enchanted everyone with breathtaking sights of the Himalayas, with greenery spread far and wire. The flourishing pines amidst the rural atmosphere are enthralling. The great Kathmandu Valley looks like a sight to behold from Nagarkot. The Nagarkot hiking provides a once in a lifetime kind of experience to anyone who visits this place.
One can also have the paragliding experience; the sunrise lets you see the show capped mountains in the orangish tint of the dawn. Some famous treks of Nagarkot include Chisapani To Nagarkot Trek, Nagarkot to Sankhu Trek, among others. The long trails help you see the majestic mountains, breathe in the fresh cold air, provide comfort to the eyes, and relax. The hills of Nagarkot also offers an incredible biking experience. The trails go uphill, downhills through the villages, the rugged farmlands, and forests before reaching Bhaktapur. There are narrow, technical sections of roads giving a breathtaking view of Kathmandu hills. Nepal has always been known to be placed with scenic places, the Kathmandu Valley and the Everest. Nagarkot is no different. Nagarkot, a trip to the top of the Nagarkot Hilltop, where one can enjoy Nepal’s natural highlights. It leaves an imprint on the minds of travelers that lasts for a very long time.
If one wants a quick getaway, the sunset and sunrise can be experienced by a one-day trip by car. However, for someone who wants to soak in more of nature, the trekking tour would take about three days and let you create a lifetime memory.