Nagarkot is a hill top most popular travel destination located just 32km east of Kathmandu, Nepal in Bhaktapur District. It has got a reputation as the sunrise and sunset views over the majestic Himalayan ranges just in-front of you. You will have many opportunities like Hiking, Biking, Short trekking, stay a night, tours and sightseeing. It is located at the altitude of 2000m above sea level and 28 km away from Tribhuvan International Airport.
Packaged with hotels, resorts and restaurants, Nagarkot village is the best place for stay a night, view the beautiful mountains like Mount Everest, Manaslu, Langtang, Ganesh, and Jugal. During the autumn season (September, October and November) and Spring season (March, April and May), the village get crowded with the international and local tourists. Some of the hotels were got damaged in Gorkha Earthquake in 2015 and now they are in full operation with new renovation. If you are visiting Nagarkot in peak seasons, you need to book the hotel before arrival in advance as most of the hotels get full packed during the Autumn and Spring season.
For Nepalese tourists, it has been growing as the weekend place for a luxury, comfort and quiet with the mountain sunrise and sunset views. There is a view tower from where you can see the 360 degree mountain view and scenery around the village. At sunrise time, the Himalayan ranges are glowing red stretching from Dhaulagiri in the west all the way past Everest to Kanchenjunga in the east that seems to be awe inspiring magical and beauty of nature.
Visitor can take a bus from Kathmandu, which is roughly 20 miles away or take a private vehicle like Car, Taxi, Jeep as per the number of persons visiting.
Top Hotels in Nagarkot (Data according to Tripadvisor)
- Club Himalaya Resort
- Hotel Country Villa
- Hotel at the End of the Universe
- Resort Eco Home
- The Fort Resort
- Nagarkot Farmhouse Resort
- Unkai Resort
- Windy Hill Hotel
- Nagarkot Hillside Village Resort
- Hotel Himalayan Villa
- Hotel View Tower
- Niva Niwa Lodge
- Hotel Chautari Keyman
- Hotel View Point
- Sunrise Hotel
- Chautari Paradise Inn
- Kavya Epikurean Nagarkot
Top Things to do in Nagarkot
Trekking, Hiking and Tours in Nagarkot
- Nagarkot Village Sightseeing Tour
- Nagarkot Nature Walk Tour
- Nagarkot Sunrise and Sunset Tour
- Nagarkot Changu Narayan Hiking
- Nagarkot Tamang Village Walk
- Nagarkot and Sankhu Hiking
- Nagarkot Dhulikhel Hiking
- Nagarkot Chisapani Hiking
- Nagarkot Day Hiking
Mountain Biking in Nagarkot
You can visit Nagarkot by Bike. Biking Holidays to Nagarkot via Bhaktapur is an ultimate adventurous experience you must try once while you are in Nepal. Kathmandu to Nagarkot is the popular biking trip in Nepal mostly searched over the search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing, Baidu etc.