Nagarjun is Located in western part of Kathmandu valley at an elevation of 2095 meters, Nagarjun hill is a two and half hours uphill and one and half hour downhill hike on the temperate slope of the hill. This trail is perfect for people who want to hike around Kathmandu Valley.
Also known as Jamacho by local language, it’s known for the cave of residence of Nagarjuna, a famous Buddhist saint who meditated here. The starting point of this trail is about one kilometer away from Balaju Bypass on the way towards Kakani. It is a part of Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park. If you are lucky, you could easily spot pheasants, deers and monkeys on the way. You will be hiking under a canopy of forests until you reach the ridge, so the sun will not be hovering over you. The hill is famous for Buddhist Gompa, Sacred caves and beautiful scenery.
On the top of the hill is a Buddhist Gompa where you can see and learn Buddhist ways of prayer and meditation.From the viewing tower at the top of the hill you could see the widest mountain panoramas from the Annapurnas to Langtang Lirung. There are no any settlements and shops on the way and you don’t find anything to eat along the trail.
- Peace and calm Jungle environment
- Home of pheasant, deer and monkeys
- Different kinds of colorful butterfly
- Various kind of Flowers and Mushroom
Transportation , Permit & Professional english speaking guide
7:00 am: Our guide will visit you in your hotel.
8:00 am: Departure from Hotel ( you have to take your breakfast at your hotel)
8:30 am : After reaching fulbari Gate, guide will shortly introduce you about the trial and start to walk
11:00 am: You will reach plain area inside the forest, 30 minutes rest time.
12:30 pm: You will reach at the top of Nagarjun Hill, where you can see jamacho Gumba and the magnificent view of kathmandu valley and surrounding
1:00 pm: Hiking down the hill , it will takes 2 hours to come all the way down.
4:00 pm: You will back to your hotel and the trip end.