5 Interesting Facts about Nagarkot

So near, yet so far away from the hustle and bustle of chaotic Kathmandu. Nagarkot is a resort village located in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal. It attracts tourists from far and wide due to its mountains and breathtaking views of sunset and sunrise. Let’s unveil some interesting facts about Nagarkot.


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1. The land of Sunset and Sunrise

sunrise nagarkotNagartkot in Nepal can be called the land of sunrise and sunset due to its spectacular Himalayan sunset and sunrise views. Nagarkot in Kathmandu valley provides one of the broadest view of sun’s first ray touching the snow capped Himalayas and the last ray leaving it.
Source: meetnepaltravel.com, image: flickr

2. A view of Mount Everest

MountainsOn a clear day in Nagarkot you can get a clear view of the mighty Mount Everest. Nagarkot is the only point in Kathmandu Valley which provides such close view of the mighty Everest.
Source: wikipedia, image: flickr

3. The 360 View walk

View from Nagarkot, NepalThis is a walk on the top hill of Kathmandu Valley national park. This walk gives us a spectacular 360 degree view of snow capped Himalayas and lush greenery around it. One can get a view of 8 ranges of Himalayas while standing at a single spot!
Source: iciclesadventuretreks.com, image: wikimedia.org

4. Hiking Trail

Hiking trail NagarkotMost of the people visiting Nagarkot have two things in mind sunrise– sunset and trekking. Fresh mountain air, greenery, sparkling snow on mountains and the sense of freedom… nothing can beat the refreshing hiking trail in Nagarkot.
Source: holidaynepal.com, image: flickr


5. Mountain Biking

mountain bikingThere are many ways to visit Nagarkot. But if you are in for an adventurous experience then try Mountain Biking from Bhaktapur to Nagarkot. The ride is steep which will add to your adventure.
Source: ghalegroup.com, image: newatravels.com