Written on: 26/07/2006 by justmensun (1 review written)
It was beautiful. It was relaxing. It was unforgettable.
Nagarkot is indeed a fort situated to the east from Kathamandu valley. According to the legend, Kathmandu valley was a lake, Manjushree, one of the Gods of Mahayana and Bajrayana Buddhism had the first glance of the lake from Mahamandap Giri, the Himalayan foothill of Nagarkot. He then cut open and drained the lake in the south of the valley at Chobar gorge (the gorge is still there). Then, he built Swayambhunath Stupa in the lap of... (read more)
Written on: 19/07/2006 by smithramesh (1 review written)
There are three basic reasons that people stay in places like Nagarkot:-
1. The location.
2. The price.
3. Other backpackers.
4. Peaceful cottage.
Nagarkot scores a bull's-eye on all counts. During our visit to Nagarkot, I went to Peaceful Cottage, and it is a great place for a one-night stint. We stayed in a deluxe room, which was very plush, with good views over the Himalayas from its private balconies. It's a decent hotel in an A1 location.
There are parking problems, and it is quite... (read more)
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