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Nagarjun Hiking Day Tour

Nagarjun Hiking Day Tour is one of the popular day hiking trips around Kathmandu Valley. Nagarjun hill is located in western part of Kathmandu valley and is approximately seven kilometers away from Kathmandu. The Nargajun hill is a part of Shivapuri National Park which is a home for numerous species of floras and faunas found in the region. Nagarjun Hiking is a perfect hiking destination in Kathmandu that acquaints you with the country side lifestyle of people living in rural Nepal, numerous species of floras and faunas in the serene natural environment. The hiking trip further provides a great opportunity to enjoy the magnificent views of Himalayas from its ridge. We can have a glamorous views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa and other mountains peaks of Nepal. The ridge also offers a superb view of Kathmandu valley. The monastery, military fort, Nagarjun cave, former King’s resident, Buddhist monastery etc. are the highlights of this hiking expedition. The Nagarjun Hill is also called Jamacho Peak (6300 feet). The Nagarjun hill got its name from the Nagarjuna’s cave residence where Acharya Nagarjun used to meditate. The hiking expedition takes about two hours of gradual ascend and one and half hour of steep descend through the exotic shady trails of the hill. Nagarjun hiking is ideal for all tourists who would opt to take the fantastic hiking experience in the alluring natural experience and further enjoy the magical views from the top of the hill.

The hiking expedition commences from Balaju by pass (the route that connects to Trisuli) where the international tourists are required to take the necessary permits to enter the conservation area. It will take us approximately two hours to reach the top of the hill. The view tower on the ridge offers a great view of the Himalayas. We will spend some time enjoying the magical views from the ridge and capturing the natural grandeur in our cameras. We will also explore the Buddhist Gompa located on the top of the hill. We will then descend down to the exit point and drive back to the hotel. Our trained and expert guides would always strive to make your expedition a memorable one. If you are looking for a short hiking experience in Kathmandu then Nagarjun Day Hiking could be a perfect pick for you. Sign up today with Breakfree Adventures and secure your hiking trip to the mystifying Nagarjun hill.

Trip Highlights

  • Nagarjun Shivapuri Conservation Area
  • Numerous species of floras and faunas
  • Exotic hiking to the Nagarjun Hill
  • Alluring Himalayan views and View of Kathmandu valley from the view point
  • Buddhist Gompa and traditional hamlets
  • Royal Palace of former Royal family of Nepal

Outline Itinerary

Day 01 : Drive to Phulbari Gate, hiking starting point. Hike to Jamacho Gumba for 3 - 4 hours. Walk down upto Phulbari and Drive Back to Kathmandu.

What is Included

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off.
  • Personal private guide.
  • Packed lunch & Mineral water during the tour.
  • Monuments entrance fees.
  • Walking pole.
  • Government taxes & service charges.

What is Not Included

  • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks & tea/coffee etc.
  • Tips & Gratuities
  • Any other not mentioned in Includes Section.


Day 01 : Drive to Phulbari Gate, hiking starting point. Hike to Jamacho Gumba for 3 - 4 hours. Walk down upto Phulbari and Drive Back to Kathmandu.

Tour guide
We have a team of highly experienced and professionally trained tour guides who are thoroughly versed in culture and history of each place of the places you will be visiting.

Tour Availability
We operate Nagarjun Hiking Day Tour privately with your personal guide as per your required dates or as group joining basis. Group joining basis tour departs every Saturdays.

We use comfortable car/mini-van for the transfers. For up to 2 people, car is provided and mini-van is for the group of 3-10 people.
Tour duration
The total tour duration is about 5-6 hours. After breakfast, your guide will meet you at the hotel and drive to the hike-start-point. It’s approximately 2 hours to reach to the top, spend some time and descend down to the exit point.

Clothing varies with the type of tour and season. It’s warm in Kathmandu from April to October-end and from November to March-end, days are usually warm but evening colder. Summer clothes are okay during the day time but the evening requires a light jackets. Winter is from December till February so bring along sufficient winter wears like jackets, sweaters, trousers etc. Or you can purchase clothes of your choice in Kathmandu clothing stores too.

During the Nagarjun Hiking, light clothes and good walking shoes are recommended. But pack along a light jacket too as it might get cold at the hilltop.

Packed lunch is provided during the hiking program. Upon reaching the top, enjoy your packed lunch observing the Kathmandu Valley and the surrounding mountains.

Important Note

The above program is just the guideline and can be customized as per your requirements. Please contact us for with your desired program.

(Day tours are organized every day as private tours & every Friday as group joining)

Trip Facts

Destination: Nepal

Duration: 01 Day(s)

Trip Grade: Easy

Activities: Hiking

Best Season: All Year Around

Max Altitude: 1920 meters

walking: 5-6hr

Transportation: Private vehicles

Trip Type: Day hiking trip

Starts/Ends: Hotel or any other place in Kathmandu valley

Start Time: 08:00AM

Price start from US$ 75

Book two or more people together, get 5% discount per person.


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