Nagarkot

Nagarkot is the place where once Manjushree Bodhisattva stood and watched the lake in the Kathmandu Valley. Nagarkot is at the eastern periphery of the Kathmandu Valley. The hilltop called Nagarkot at more than 2,000 meters above the sea level is the second highest peak in the Kathmandu Valley. After an hour long exciting and winding drive you will be above to feel the cool breeze of air blowing endlessly into your face, and see the widest range of Himalayas including Mount Everest with our bare eyes from here. It is also one of the best spots to visit for unmatched sunrise and sunset views. And if awesome view is your first preference to visit Nagarkot and then, Peaceful cottage and cafe Dumont ,Nagarkot ought to be your first port of residence.

You could watch the sunrise without having to get up from your bed. Just pull the curtain off, have a coffee and relax. Lot of accommodation around this area has bed & breakfast. And they do have outside eating area where you don’t miss any sight of the beautiful sunrise.

Many visitors prefer to visit Nagarkot in the spring when surrounding valleys break out in a rich kaleidoscope of different coloured flowers. The flowers are beautiful against the serene backdrop of the snow-covered mountains. Ever popular among the tourists are the short treks and picnics which Nagarkot offers. Treks from Nagarkot are unique and delightful. For anyone who wants to have an adventure without exerting much efforts, a hike to Nagarkot’s surrounding areas would be a good option. One can traverse short distances on trekking trails and come close to nature’s wonders such as the outer of verdant forests, flower-covered meadows and unusual rock formations.

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