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Nagarjun Hiking

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Price starting from

$145 USD 95

per person


1 days

Max. Elevation


Group size

2+ Above

Private Vehicle
Best Season
Throughout the year
If, you request it
Packed lunch during the hiking
Starts at
Ends at
Trip Route
Hotel-phulbari Gate-Jamacho Peak-downward Hike-Phulbari Gate-hotel


  • The scenery in the Jamacho hike includes a nature walk in Shivapuri National park.
  • The Shivapuri forest is home to a range of more than 500 species of animals.
  • The birds chirping sweetly along the way can certainly be a traveler’s delight.
  • Throughout the park, you walk through a lush rhododendron forest.


Nagarjun Hiking is the nearest hill Nagarjun is also known as Jamachowk. From Nagarjun hill we can see Kathmandu valley which is covered by thick forest with historical as well as natural settings situated North West of Kathmandu valley which is a part of Shivapuri National park. On the top of the hill, a beautiful Jamacho monastery is situated where we can find the small statue of Nagarjuna Buddha, Similarly, on the west of the hills, we can find a cave. There is the statue of Lord Buddha and Arya Narayajuna.

This area is protected by the Shivapuri Nagarjuna National Park conversation area. Apart from religious and spiritual importance, Nagarjuna is also famous for its natural beauty.

We can have magnificent views of the Annapurna Himalayan range, Manaslu Himalayan range, Ganesh Himal mountains, and Langtang Himalayan range from the top of the hill. Nagarjun hill or  Jamacho (Jamachowk) is also famous for its sunset view in the evening. And of course the  Kathmandu valley view including Tribhuvan international airport. Nagarjun hill hiking is also a part of the Kathmandu trek around Kathmandu valley. Nagarjun hills are one of the nearest hiking spots for Kathmandu.

It is very popular amongst western tourists as well as locals. It is a way out from the urban which experiences the different landscapes, walking experiences, stunning mountain views, and terrace fields. We often organize this one-day hiking by our professionals.

Important Note

  • If you wish to discuss any aspect of this trip or your suitability for other trips, please contact us.

Trip Itinerary



8.30: Drive to Phulbari Gate, using the Private Vehicle. 9: Phulbari Gate and Start the Hike.11.30: clock Jamacho Peak. 11.30-12.30: Explore around and Sightsee the Himalayas, landscapes, and Kathmandu valley. 12.30: Start downward Hike. 1.30: Back to Phulbari Gate. 2.00: Drive back to your hotel.

After your breakfast, meet the guide at the Nature Trail office and drive towards the Balaju, Nagarjun entrance Point, after 25–30 minutes from the Thamel (Touristic Hub) drive we arrive at the entrance gate and your Guide will arrange your Permit at the entrance point, you need to carry the Passport copy.

After the permits are issued, hiking start with the steep stairs in between dense forest mostly, varieties of flora welcome you with their lovely smell and birds welcome you with a mesmerizing tune, around one and half hour of walking brings up another army check Point they suggest between 4:30 to 5:pm we must be already back to that point.

They check the permit and let us move and now this will be relief time and we will be walking very easily in the flat path for around 20 minutes and again sometimes stairs and the sometimes flat way we arrive in open space from where we can see the rush Kathmandu, dense forest of this Jungle, here we can relax and enjoy the view for few minutes and continue our Hiking again steep stairs starts until we arrive in the top of the Jamacho Peak.  From the top, we can enjoy the beautiful jungle and Mountain Range if the weather is clear, the stupa is mostly covered with the Prayer Flag around.

We enjoy our packed Lunch here and capture the Picture all around, after around half an hour we start our descent back. We will arrive at the ending Point within 2 Maximum hours.


  • Pick up drop services by Private vehicle.
  • Packed Lunch up the top of the hill.
  • Entrance fees 
    • Experience English speaking Guide
    • All extra shopping.
    • Accommodations and meals in Kathmandu.
    • Tip for driver and guide.


      • Drinking water.
      • Seasonal fresh fruits.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Jamcho memorial tall Buddhist monuments known as Stupa which is about 108 tall, the name comes from Tibetan origin. The word means Good Luck and Destination, located northwest of Kathmandu city. 

    Starts early morning after breakfast, a short drive to Nagarjun National Park entrance, and then climb to a hill through beautiful forest. Grand views of Kathmandu city and the valley within pristine surroundings. From here another hour hike to Jamchen Stupa, a Buddhist area within a serene forest environment, a place with a monastery. Take a full day from morning 9 a.m. till late afternoon 3 or 4 p.m. and then drive back to the hotel.

    It is not tough or difficult but leads to climbing uphill into a beautiful forest with some gentle gradual path. Taking a slow having short rest will make the day hike much easier and enjoyable.

    Our guide will carry packed lunch for the day if it’s included on the package if not one can order in your hotel overnight before morning time. So it will be ready by the time you depart from the hotel.

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