Nagarkot hiking is one the most popular hikes in Nepal. Easily accissble, 35 km east of Kathmandu, this is a breathtaking place for one or two night's trip. Nagarkot, situated at an elevation of 2200merter, it has a brilliant view tower which provides the spectacular view of high Himalayan ranges including Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganehs Himal, Langtag and Gaurishaker ranges. This is also the great place to watch the sunrise and sunset views. In a clear day, we can even see Mt. Everest far in distance.
Nagarkot hiking can starts from Kathmandu with a scenic drive to Sankhu from where the hike really begins. 4 to 5 hours hike passing through terrace fields, villages and green ridges to Nagarkot, this is also an ideal place to acclimatize before taking any high altitude trips. It is highly recommended to spend several nights in this small hillside before starting your trip to Tibet, Mt. Kailash tour, or Everest base camp trek. Nagarkot provides nice hotels and resorts. Even 5 star hotels are also available in this small hillside.