Nagarjun Hiking Day Tour

1 Day


Nagarjun Hiking Day Tour is one of the popular day hiking trips around Kathmandu Valley. Nagarjun hill is located in the western part of the 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 countryside 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 the Himalayas from its ridge. We can have a glamorous view 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 hours 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 bypass (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


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


What is Included

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off.
  • Nagarjun hike as per the itinerary.
  • All transfers by a private vehicle.
  • Lunch & bottled water during the hike.
  • Professional government licensed tour guide.
  • All government and local taxes, VAT.

What is Not Included

  • Entrance fee of Shivapuri National Park
  • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold beverages/drinks etc.
  • Tips & Gratuities

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Nagarjun Hiking Day Tour

Trip Facts

  • Nepal
  • 1 Day
  • All year round
  • Private vehicle
  • 2,095 meters
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Your hotel in Kathmandu
  • Your hotel in Kathmandu
  • Hiking
  • 4 - 6 hours
  • Leisurely Hiking
  • 360 degree view of Kathmandu Valley, Majestic Himalayan views like Ganesh Himal etc.

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