Nagarjun hill Jamacho hiking - 1 Days

Jamacho Day Hike
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Hiking to Nagarjun Jamacho in Nepal is a wonderful experience. Nagarjun Jamacho is a popular hiking destination near Kathmandu, offering stunning views of the Kathmandu Valley and the surrounding Himalayan peaks. Starting from Phulbari Gate, which is at the entrance of the Shivapuri-Nagarjun National Park, hikers can embark on the journey to Nagarjun Hill. The hike typically starts from the outskirts of Kathmandu and takes about 3-4 hours to reach the top, depending on your pace and fitness level.

It’s located near Kathmandu Valley in Nepal and is a popular hiking destination for both locals and tourists. It's a great day hike for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu and immerse themselves in nature.

Just be sure to bring plenty of water, snacks, and proper hiking gear, as the trail can be steep and rugged in some sections. And always remember to leave no trace and respect the environment and local communities along the way.

The trail from Phulbari Gate to Nagarjun passes through lush forests, diverse flora and fauna, and panoramic vistas of Kathmandu Valley. Along the way, hikers might encounter waterfalls, and wildlife such as birds and monkeys. Charming villages, and serene monasteries, provide a mix of natural beauty and cultural experiences.

Once you reach the top, you'll be rewarded with panoramic views of the entire Kathmandu Valley spread out below you, with the majestic Himalayas in the distance. Upon reaching the top of Nagarjun Hill, hikers are rewarded with breathtaking views of the Himalayas, Kathmandu Valley, and the surrounding countryside. It's a serene and peaceful spot, perfect for soaking in the beauty of nature and enjoying a moment of tranquility away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Trip Highlights

  • Panoramic mountain views like Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Jugal, Dorje Lakpa, and Langtang.
  • Once you are at the top of Jamacho Monastery can see the entire valley view of Kathmandu.
  • The lively flowers of Rhododendron trees, paint the scenery in a phantasmagoria of colors.
  • Buddhists Guru Rinpoche and Acharya Jamacho appeared in hundreds of groups annually.
  • Lush forests jungle of Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park.
  • Visit an antique cave and Jamacho stupa Monastry.
  • Species of many different types of Birds.

Outline Itinerary:

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Day 01:Drive half an hour to Bypass/phulbari Army Gate and Hike to jamacho monastry (2,130m.)

After having breakfast late morning around 9 a.m. the morning Guide will pick you up at the hotel and drive to Bypass Phulbari Army Gate and get to the national park entrance first. The trail goes all the way up passing through Blue Pine and hearing the sound of different species of birds which gives you more relaxation on the way to hiking. Once you reach the top of Jamacho Monastery at 2,130m, it gives you a wonderful view of the entire Kathmandu valley. And an ancient cave renovated with colorful prayer flags. And panoramic mountain views like the Annapurna Range, Manaslu Range, Ganesh Himal Range, Lang-tang Himalayan Range, and more. You can spend time at the top of Jamacho Hill with a calm wind and tranquil environment collect pictures and have your lunch after an hour and a half we can start to descend back to your hiking starting point and get your transport to get back to the hotel.

Cost Includes

  • Private Ground transportation as per the size of the group.
  • A national park entry fee.  
  • En experience and helpful English-speaking Guide.
  • A delicious lunch with tea/ Coffee.   

Cost Excludes

  • All the alcoholic bar bills and cold drinks.
  • Tips for your Guide.
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the included section.

Trip Fact

  • Destination Nepal
  • Duration 1 Days
  • Trip Difficulty Easy
  • Activity Hiking
  • Transportation: Private Car
  • Meals: Lunch
  • Min. Age: 5- 60
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