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 which links Nagarkot with Bhaktapur.