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About Nagarkot, Kathmandu

Nagarkot is a former Village Development Committee located 32 km east of Kathmandu, Nepal in Bhaktapur District in the Bagmati Zone and as of 2015 part of Mahamanjushri-Nagarkot Municipality. At the time of the 2011 census it had a population of 4571 and had 973 houses in it. At an elevation of 2,195 meters, it is considered one of the most scenic spots in Bhaktapur District. It is known for a sunrise view of the Himalayas including Mount Everest as well as other peaks of the Himalayan range of eastern Nepal. Nagarkot also offers a panoramic view of the Kathmandu Valley. The scenic beauty of the place makes it a very popular hiking route for tourists. It is located approximately 7000 ft (2000 m) above sea level and 28 km from Kathmandu International Airport. Nagarkot commands one of the broadest views of the Himalayas in the Kathmandu valley (8 Himalayan ranges of Nepal out of 13 from here). The ranges include Annapurna range, Manaslu range, Ganesh himal range, Langtang range, Jugal range, Rolwaling range, Mahalangur range (Everest range) and Numbur range with views of the Kathmandu valley and Shivapuri National Park. For those active nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, there are lots of hiking opportunities to do in and around nagarkot. Among them, nagarkot eco trail (nature walk)along with Nagarkot panoramic hiking trail is the most popular ones. Situated in a strategic location, Nagarkot was an ancient fort of the Kathmandu valley built to monitor the external activities of other kingdoms. Later, it became a summer retreat for the royal family before becoming popular as an international hill station.

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Overview of Nagarkot

Walking past the city of Kathmandu, you will come across Nagarkot. Nagarkot is easily missed on a visit to Kathmandu.

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Full Day White Water Rafting Trip on the Trishuli River
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Enjoy a day rafting on the the Trishuli river on this full day river rafting trip from Kathmandu. For the most of the year, the rapids encountered on the Trisuli are straightforward, easily negotiated and well spaced out. It is an excellent river for those looking for a short river trip with some exciting, but not too challenging, rapids. In addition, the river is surrounded by beautiful scenery and a relatively peaceful environment. During the monsoon months the intensity of the rapids increases and attracts a radically different set of rafters, but there are sections for rafting during the monsoon months for those who are looking for a simple, yet exciting trip.

8-Night Luxury Tour of Nepal from Kathmandu
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Nepal is very rich in scenic nature and quite popular for snow capped peaks, tropical forests and natural fauna and flora, stone culture, wood carving, Mount Everest, birth place of Lord Buddha and 8 World heritage Sites introduced by UNESCO. National parks, River rafting, Paragliding, Boating and many more adventure sports. People can enjoy scenic view of snow capped top of the world within one hour mountain flight(at extra cost)

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3-Night Wildlife Adventure Tour from Kathmandu
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This 4 days of jungle safari starts either from Kathmandu or Pokhara. It visits one of the popular tourist destinations, Chitwan National Park. The park is declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site and located in lowland of the ‘Terai’ plains of Nepal. It shelters 50 species of flora and 700 species of wild fauna. Elephant safari, jeep drive, jungle walks, bird watching and visiting the Tharu village are the main activities to spot wildlife and know the local culture during the safari program.

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