Nagarkot is a famous place to see the mountain ranges and sunrise near to the Kathmandu. It lies at an altitude of 2211m and is located 30 km northeast of Kathmandu. If the weather is good, one can see great views of the Himalayas including Annapurna, Langtang, Dorje Lakpa and Gauri Shanker, Ganesh Himal and many more peaks. The mountain flight that goes each day to show Everest and the other Himalayas from Kathmandu go via the Nagarkot route.
Many visitors go to Nagarkot to see the sunrise. Once the sun begins to rise from behind the Himalayas, it looks spectacular as mountain changes its colour. However, to see the sunrise, visitors have to go to Nagarkot at 4 o'clock in the morning. It is the place of natural beauties gives every visitor heavenly joy.