Nagarkot hillside hiking offers beautiful Himalayan panoramic views from the Nagarkot view tower. Easily accessible, 35 km east of Kathmandu, this is a breathtaking place for a one or two-night trip. Nagarkot, situated at an elevation of 2200merter, has a brilliant view tower that provides a spectacular view of high Himalayan ranges including Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, and Gaurishaker ranges. This is also a great place to watch the sunrise and sunset views. On a clear day, we can even see Mt. Everest far in distance.
Nagarkot hillside hiking can starts from Kathmandu with a scenic drive to Sankhu from where the hike really begins. 4 to 5-hour 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 on 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 on this small hillside.