Nagarkot Tour located about 14km northeast of Bhaktapur at the height of 1838 meters from sea level is the best place for countryside walking and mountain viewing. It takes about an hour by car to reach Kathmandu. On the way to Nagarkot, one sees the terraced farmland and pine forest.
Nagarkot Tour is the only place from which one can view a panorama of the entire eastern central Himalayas – Everest, Numbur, Chooyu, Nuptse, Makalu, and to the west Manaslu and Himalchuli five of the world’s ten highest peaks. By night overlooking the charming sparkling lights of the Kathmandu valley, Nagarkot is incomparable. One can see many varieties of flowers and can enjoy the songs of the many birds in the morning.