Nagarkot situated at a distance of 32 km from Kathmandu and 20 km from Bhaktapur is a favorite destination among both foreign and domestic tourists. Located at an altitude of 2000m. Nagarkot is famous for viewing sunrise, sunset and a magnificent view of the Langtang range. Green hills, clean and fresh environment and the unobstructed views of Langtang range are the main features of Nagrkot. One can expeience a majestic view of a whole range of mountains from Nagarkot extending from Mt Dhaulagir in the west to Mt Everest in the East. The weather is quite cold here during winter. The moring view of the Kathmandu valley covered in fog and the first rays of sunlight hitting the hilltop fascinates every heart. tourists adore taking snps of the scene unmatched anywhere else. Most hotels here are located at the top of hillocks and most of them are constructed in such a way to provide the best views of the nature and moutnain from the rooms. the evening view of the city lights are another attraction of the place. surrounded between green hills and taking phtographs of the natural beautry while strolling in the cool breeze leave an unforgettable memory of Nagarkot, That is why, most tourist who come here for a short visit extend their stay falling under the magic of Nagarkot. Nagarkot is considered an ideal spot to escape from the polluted environment and hectic city life. the hill station is teemed with a large number of high standard hotels and resorts.
The Nagarkot View Tower is a magnet for nature lovers who reach there to capture the scenes of rising sun in the morning and when it is setting in the evening. Be it the majestic view of the rows of snowcapped mountains or the birds eye view of the Kathmandu Valley seen from the View Tower located at the highest point of Nagarkot, tourists adore the views. The Langtang range could be viewed far better from here. The viewed far better from here. The tower is located at an altitude of 2100 meter and offers a panoramic view of Kathmandu valley as well as most parts of Kavre and Sindhupalchok. During the tourist season, people flock to the 30m metal tower to have an unobstructed view of the surrounding natural beauty and to take snaps with their camera. Located at a short distance of the tower there is a temple of Lord Shiva where a huge fair is organised every year on the Janai Purnima festival.