Among all the places for mountain viewing in the Kathmandu Valley, Nagarkot is usually considered to be the best. The views go from Dhaulagiri in the west to Kanchenjunga in the east. On a very clear day, you can even see Mt. Everest far in the east. You'll also tour the beautiful architecture of Durbar Square.
Pass By: Himalayan Adventure, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
At 5:30 AM, our driver will pick you from the hotel lobby for an exciting drive on the outskirts of Kathmandu, heading northeast past the outskirts of Bhaktapur. As the drive climbs uphill past farm villages, you'll reach at Nagarkot hilltop of 2,100 meter high.
At Nagarkot, there's a view tower where you can catch the first morning rays and sunrise views over the beautiful mountain panorama, one that extends from Manaslu, Ganesh, Langtang, & Jugal Himal, towards the east Mt. Everest range.
Nagarkot a favourite weekend spot of city folks to escapes the busy hustle/bustle life of Kathmandu, where you will in the midst serene natural surroundings with excellent views of dramatic landscapes and mountains.
Enjoying the early sunrise and then drive downhill towards Bhaktapur Durbar Square an old medieval city retaining its rich heritage of past glory.