Nagarkot is situated in the Bhaktapur District Changu Naryan area. The actual elevation of Nagarkot is 2175 m (7,136 ft) above sea level. It is 32 km east of Kathmandu Valley.
Nagarkot is popularly known for the sunrise view including Mount Everest as well as the other major mountain peaks of eastern Nepal. Nagarkot is also famous for its panoramic view of the Kathmandu Valley with great scenic beauty. Nagarkot is also famous for hiking routes for tourists. Nagarkot commands one of the broadest views of the mountains in the valley (8 out of 13 Himalayan ranges from here) including Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Jugal, Rolwang, Number, and Mahalangur (Mt. Everest Range.) along with the view of Shivapuri National Park.
The paragliding activities can also be done in Nagarkot. Lots of homestays are also offered for travelers and tourists as a hospitality industry like GoGreek Kattike Resort & Homestay, Kattike Bhanjyang Shankharapur-3 Nagarkot.
Nagarkot is just 32 km east of Kathmandu. One can reach in about 2 – 3 hrs drive from Kathmandu. On the way, there are old traditional houses, cottages, high hills, and forests. In spring March to April is an appropriate time to visit Nagarkot and in Winter November to February is the appropriate time to visit Nagarkot.