Nagarkot is located 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu at an altitude of 2,175 meters above sea level. From here one can see spectacular views of major mountain peaks of the eastern Nepali Himalayas including Mount Everest, Annapurna, etc. Himalayan peaks like Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Gaurishanker, etc, are also clearly seen from Nagarkot. It can be reached by a road that links Nagarkot with Bhaktapur.