Nagarkot is a hill station located in Bhaktapur district. It is around 30 km away from Kathmandu in north. There are twoo main reason for the growing popularity of Nagarkot Trekking—unobstructed views of Himalayas and sunrise and sunset view.
In the clear morning or evening one can see the spellbinding view of Mt. Everest, Gaurishankar, Langtang, Dorje Lakpa and many more. From here you can also enjoy the beauty Kathmandu Valley from distance as the hill station is at an altitude of 2000m from sea level.
Nagarkot has historic significance too. It used to be a fort of the Kathmandu Valley. The administrator of Kathmandu used to monitor the external affairs of other kingdoms from here. Later, this site was developed as a retreat centre for Royal families and now it is open for everyone.
Nagarkot Trekking starts from Sundarijal and ends at Nagarkot. It is also known as “Chisopani Nagarkot Trekking” which is also popularly known as “Trekking Around Kathmandu Valley”.
The Short Itinerary.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing
Day 03: Drive to Sundarijal, then trek to Chisopani
Day 04: Trek to Nagarkot
Day 05: Nargakot – Bhaktapur – Kathmandu
Day 06: Fly to your destination