Visit Nagarkot - Best of Nagarkot

Compare to Dhulikhel and Kakani, Nagarkot is considered as the best destination to get magnificent panoramic view of the Himalaya and that too from your hotel’s balcony. Located 32 kms north east of Kathmandu, Nepal, in Bhaktapur district, Nagarkot stands right on the outer boundary of Kathmandu valley. It was previously a small village. But now with the growth innumerable hotels, Nagarkot has turned into an important destination for the tourism industry. Solo travelers who love hiking, for them Nagarkot is a heaven. Locals say that previously it was a place for ‘summer retreat’ for the royal family before it became an international hill station.

However, when you are planning for a trip to Nagarkot, make sure you visit the place between October and March. During this period of time the weather remains clear letting you take the stunning sunrise view of the Himalaya. Don’t forget to take your camera and capture such unforgettable moment.

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Facts and Stats for Nagarkot*

  • Pollution Statistics in Nagarkot

    Know the pollution level of Nagarkot before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 88 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 82.92 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 53.32 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 83.1 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 73.96 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 83.33 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 81.72 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 81.34 (Very High)
  • Nagarkot: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Nagarkot for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Nagarkot.

    • Burglary and Theft 43.83 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.99 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 32.24 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 89.47 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 20 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25.66 (Low)
    • Attacks 26.67 (Low)
    • Drug offense 49.34 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 86.04 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 48.72 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 29.28 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 13.96 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 45.07 (Moderate)
  • Living in Nagarkot - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Nagarkot is 74.03 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 63.51 (High)
    • Climate Index 92.61 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 96.16 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 51.52 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 31.85 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 55.87 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 28.39 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 26.26 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Nagarkot

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Nagarkot

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.65 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 54.12 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 29.81 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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