Nagarkot at an altitude of 2195m is the most famous hill station from Kathmandu and is nearest place from the city to see Himalayan ranges and sunset and sunrise. A wide panoramic view of eight Himalaya ranges including Annapurna range, Manaslu range, Ganesh Himal range, Langtang range, Jugal range, Rolwaling range, Mahalangur range( Everest range) and Numbur range can be seen clearly. The view of sunrise and the surrounding valleys and forests is also enchanting.
The surrounding villages of rolling hills and greenery is a mesmerizing sight indeed. Visitors can go for short hike around the hills or go mountain biking to nearby places of interest.