Nagorkot is famous for its sunrise and sunset. It is 25 miles east of Kathmandu. On the very clear day the vista of mount Everest can be captured from the observation tower. Also there is a possibility of short hike to the surrounding villages. Historically the area used to be summer retreat sites for the royal family. You can also choose to walk for three hours and can reach to the Chagunarayan Temple one of the magnificient temple listed in the UNESCO world heritage list.