Nagarjun hill is located in Shivapuri National park; it is a forest hill area lies in west of Kathmandu. We have to drive to gate of Shivapuri National park and start walk up to hill about 2 hrs. You will see full Kathmandu valley and on clear day, you will see mountain ranges including Mount Everest. This is also a holy hill for Buddhist pilgrimage, a clean hill side for worship and meditation or offer prayer flags at top of Jamacho. It can take about 1.30 min to come down the road to get car to city, this is one of hiking, walking for refreshment or warm up hike before long trekking.
Named by Nagarjuna buddha, located at altitude of approximately 2128m, also known as Jamacho hill, where there is one Buddhist monastery and statue are built, Nagarjun day hiking is one of the best hiking options for daily physical fitness as well as enjoy amazing greenery walking through forest of Shivapuri national Park. The hiking trail from entry gate to top of Nagarjun hill is 5 km and return same way 5 km, total of 10 km forest hiking trail inside national park offers perfect hiking experience to see 360-degree panoramic views of Kathmandu valley as well as fantastic view of Himalayas including mount Everest in clear day. The best weather season for hiking tour of Nagarjun (Jamacho) hill is October to December and March to June.
Day 01:Drive to Phedi of Nagarjun hill from city about 15 min & 3.30 hrs approx Hiking to the Hill top( Nagarjun) and back to Phedi
after breakfast around 8 am, we will drive to Nagarjun hill phedi, get permit to enter shivapuri National park and we will hike to hill through forest of Nagarjun. It takes about 2 hrs to reach at top of Nagarjun hill, the views from top of hill is fantastic. if day is clear, you can see amazing mountain views or at least nice view of Kathmandu valley and surrounding areas of kathmandu city. after sometime of photos and rest, we will walk same way down to the road and drive to hotel. it is total about 3.30 hrs walk and best idea for warm of hiking before you go for long or any short trek! this is very fresh air hiking through the jungle and you will be guided by our local professional Sherpa guide.View More
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