Nagarjun (Jamacho) day hike

  •   Destination: Nagarjun Hill
  •  Activities: Hike
  •   Trip Grade: Easy
  •  Group size: 2 & more
  •  Best Seasons: all season
  •   Meals: Lunch Box


Nagarjun Hill, also known as Jamacho, is a prominent hill located west of Kathmandu city in Nepal. Situated at an altitude of 2100 meters above sea level, it is a part of the Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, which was established in 2002. The national park spans an area of 159 km2 (61 square miles) and extends across the districts of Kathmandu, Nuwakot, and Sindhupalchowk. The security and management of the park area are overseen by the Nepal Army.

The trail to Nagarjun Hill takes you through lush forests, offering a scenic and refreshing hiking experience. As you ascend, you’ll be treated to a bird’s eye view of the Kathmandu Valley and the surrounding Himalayan ranges. The hike is relatively steep and typically takes around 2-3 hours to reach the top of the hill.

On a clear day, when the weather is favorable, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges from Nagarjun Hill. The visible peaks include Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, Annapurna, Gaurishankar, and even Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak.

Some of the highlights of the Nagarjun Hill hike include:

Bird’s Eye View of Kathmandu Valley: From the vantage point of Nagarjun Hill, you can get a stunning aerial view of the Kathmandu Valley. The sprawling urban landscape, surrounded by green hills and mountains, unfolds beneath you, providing a unique perspective of the city.

Himalayan Range (Weather Permitting): If the weather is clear, you’ll be rewarded with breathtaking vistas of the Himalayan mountain range. The snow-capped peaks create a majestic backdrop, offering a mesmerizing sight for nature enthusiasts and photographers.

Well-Maintained Hiking Route: The hiking trail to Nagarjun Hill is well-maintained, ensuring a comfortable and safe trekking experience. The path is clearly marked, making it accessible for hikers of different skill levels.

Stupa and Holy Site: At the top of Nagarjun Hill, you’ll find a stupa and a holy site, adding a spiritual and cultural aspect to your hike. The peaceful ambiance and religious significance make it a serene spot for reflection and meditation.

Flora & Fauna: As part of the Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, Nagarjun Hill boasts rich biodiversity. Along the trail, you can encounter various species of flora and fauna, including colorful birds, monkeys, and diverse plant life.

Overall, hiking to Nagarjun Hill offers a blend of natural beauty, cultural elements, and stunning views, making it a popular destination for both locals and tourists seeking an escape from the bustling city life of Kathmandu.

08.00 am. – Meet your guide at the hotel and drive about half an hour to the National Park entrance gate, which is 05 kilometers north-west of Kathmandu. Pay the National Park entrance fee, go through the necessary security check by Nepal army and start hiking.
Approx. 5 hours walk
Hike Start & end at the Fulbari gate, National Park checkpoint.
15.00 hr. drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.

What’s Included
Tour guidePrivate vehicle
Hotel pickup and drop off
National Park entrance fees

What’s Not Included
Meals (lunch box)
Water bottle
Personal Expenses.
Insurance of any kind.

Don’t forget hiking shoes, sunglasses, a light jacket, hiking stick and a camera.


Choose Himalayan Treasure Trekking for a remarkable journey that combines the beauty of the Himalayas with top-notch services. We strive to make your trip unforgettable and ensure that you return home with cherished memories and a desire to explore more of the incredible wonders Nepal has to offer.



Himalayan Treasure Trekking (P) Ltd.

Postal address:
G.P.O. Box: 12187,
Sano Gaucharan, Kathmandu, Nepal

Phone: +977-1-4545587, 4545522

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