Nagarkot retreat tour is one of the best place that offer great mountain views near by Kathmandu valley. Nagarkot is a resort village, 32 km east of Kathmandu. The elevation of this beautiful place is 2,175m from sea level. The views go from Dhaulagiri in the west to Kanchenjunga in the east. On a clear day one can see Mt. Everest (8848m), Manaslu (8,463m), Ganesh Himal (7,111m), and Langtang (7,246m). Many people go up to Nagarkot in the afternoon, stay in a hotel in Nagarkot, and then get up at dawn to see the Himalaya Mountains during the sunrise. Here you find lots of hotels and resorts from standard to deluxe category. There is a lookout tower south of the village from where you can get a 360º view of the scenery. It is an easy one hour walk from the main hotel area. There are some pleasant walks around Nagarkot. Some good walks are down to Sankhu, Sundarijal, Changu Narayan, Bhaktapur, or to Banepa. Now Nagarkot is being popular as a destination for short period escape from city life. Trekkers after from long trek prefer to stay in Nagarkot for relaxation. Similarly other Nepal travelers would overnight stay in Nagarkot for mountain views and sunrise.
Day 01 : Afternoon drive to Nagarkot. Evening relaxation with enchanting sun set view at hotel.
Overnight at Nagarkot hotel.
Day 02 : Early morning sun rise view. After breakfast hike to View Tower. Then drive back to Kathmandu.
You can combine the above trip with following activities: