The small Himalayan country Nepal is one of the most sought after destinations for mountain lovers. Kathmadu, being the capital, is the major entry point to Nepal. Of late, the city has become crowded and polluted with lots of vehicles and traffic jam all around the day. So if you want to chill out in nature and avoid the city, you can head straight towards Nagarkot.Nagarkot is a laidback and serene destination about 32 km from Kathmandu and has the reputation of being the best place to see the Himalayan ranges from the balcony of your hotel. Infact, most of the hotels in Nagarkot are lined along a ridge thus offering one of the best views of the Himalayan ranges like Annapurna, Manslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Everest and Numbur. What can be more rewarding than sitting in the balcony with a cup of steaming tea and looking out at the now clad Himalayan ranges? It is indeed a heaven at Nagarkot and its contrast from Kathmandu is palpable. You will understand this as soon as you start moving away from the city. The landscape changes dramatically, the concrete jungle giving way to green mountains and quaint villages. This is undoubtedly one of the best places to spend if you want to stay away from noise and crowd.
It’s basically a spot about 1.5 hours drive from Kathmandu , which is at a substantial elevation and hence you can have a wonderful view of the whole kathmandu city by scaling a watch tower .There’s nothing much to this place other than the scenic frame and you can easily skip this from your wishlist if you want to.
Nagarkot is a secluded destination in Nepal. After 6 days of travelling and exploring, if you need a day for yourself just to relax in peace in the midst of nature, then this is the place just for you. There are several options for hotels or stays in Nagarkot. Enjoy the picturesque sunrise, sunset and the hills from your balcony and get ready to end your trip on a peaceful note.Seven days in Nepal is a perfect escape to the mountains. Rejuvenate yourself in the mystical surroundings of this beautiful country.Have you been to Nepal already? Then, share your experience with us over here. Subscribe to Tripoto's Youtube Channel for more travel ideas.
For those who want to visit the picturesque village of Nagarkot, the wisest thing to do is to take the bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu and then rent a car/taxi from the capital for an hour's drive right up to Nagarkot. You would have to shell out Rs. 3000 for a private vehicle or you could perhaps take the cheaper but rather uncomfortable public bus. Of all the places to visit in Nepal, Nagarkot is the best for hiking.Amazing Things to Do in Nepal : Nagarkot1. While there is no dearth of places to visit in Nepal, Nagarkot offers the best mountain panorama in the country. While the village does not really have much as far as sightseeing is concerned, its beauty is nonpareil.