Nagarjun Day Hike

  • 1 Days
  • Easy
  • FROM US$ 75
Jamacho Peak

Trip Facts

Program Type: DAY TOURS

Mode of Travel: LAND + TREK

Minimum Pax: 1+ PAX

Maximum Altitude: 2128M

Trip Season: All Seasons

Nagarjun Day Hike, a short day trip up to the Nagarjun Hill (2128m), is one of the nearest and popular hiking destination from central Kathmandu. The Nagarjun or Nagarjuna Hill is also known as Jamacho Peak which is located to the west of Kathmandu valley in Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, in distance approximately 7 km from the main city. 

Shivapuri Nagarjun national park comprises two different hill island; Shivapuri to the north and Nagarjun to the west of Kathmandu, separated by a dense urban area. A two hours hike to the Jamacho Peak leads through the dense forest called Raniban, starting from the fulbari gate, 10-minute drive from the city. The forest is rich in diverse flora and fauna. 

Nagarjun hill is famous for its Historical and religious significant as well as the magnificent mountain view from the top "Jamacho Peak". In a clear day; Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Dorje Lakpa, Gaurishankar and many other Himalayan range can be observed from the view tower at the top. The Buddhist monastery and stupa at the top, various religious and historical caves in the forest and dense forest with diverse flora and fauna are other major highlights of this hike.

Trip Highlight

  • Excellent mountain view from the top of Nagarjun Hill.
  • An adventurous nature walks through the forest, chance to encounter with wildlife. 
  • View of Kathmandu valley from the top.
  • Exploring the Buddhist pilgrimage site at Jamacho peak.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01 :Drive 10 minutes to fulbari gate and hike 2hrs to the top

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