Nagarkot is situated 30 km east of the Kathmandu Valley at an altitude of 2175m above sea level. Nagarkot is a popular spot for locals as well as foreigners as the nearest hill to see Himalayan ranges. It is also famous for watching sunrise and sunset. A great panorama of Himalayas can be seen from Nagarkot including Mt Everest (8848m), Mansalu (8963 m), Ganesh Himal (7111m), Langtang (7246m), Chova Bhamre (6016m) and Gauri Shanker (7134m) etc. There are many hotels and lodges in Nagarkot which offer quality accommodation and food services.