Day Hike to Nagarjuna

1 Day

Trip Overview

You rarely come across such an enchanting location to explore the flora and fauna as well as view the overwhelming mountainous scenario all at same time in any other hike recommended to you. Nagarjun is a cave where Guru Aacharya Narayan had carried out his meditation.So this leads the name of the hill to be Nagarjun. The Nagarjun hill is located in Shivapuri national park so it requires special permits for entrance. It is located at a distance of seven kilometers from the main city. Thus contains a wide variety of plants and animals on the trail. Many rare plants and animal at the Nagarjun hill. This trip is very favorable for the nature lovers as we can also see a wide variety of birds and enjoy the chirping of the birds and tweeting of insects throughout the trial.

This place consists a military fort of ancient Kathmandu valley before Nepal was unified into a Kingdom. We can find some old bricks and an old fort which was made on top of hill to keep an eye over the other forts.  This fort was made about 200 years back. So the Nagarjun hill holds a great significance in the golden history of Nepal as it fort of Kathmandu city ancient times before Nepal was united. There is also a king’s residence in this place.

This trip also has a cultural value as the Jamachowk (a famous religious place) is located at the top of the Nagarjun hills where a huge Jatra (festival) is celebrated during every Nepali new year. The trial also goes through villages where people still follow traditional countryside lifestyle. The people are very friendly and kind-hearted who would surely make you feel comfortable during your expedition.

The trip will take a completely glorified form when we reach to the top. We can observe a line of proud mountain standing upright in the lap of mother nature. These mountains include Mt. Ganesh, Mt. Lirung, Mt. Langtang, Mt Dorje Lakpa, etc.  The scenery is so intense that the people get a long smile in their face just by remembering the trip. This is afabulous choice to utilize your day with alluring natural experience

The hiking expedition commences from Balaju by pass (the route that connects to Trisuli) where the international tourists are required to take the necessary permits to enter the conservation area. It will take us approximately two hours to reach the top of the hill. The view tower on the ridge offers a great view of the Himalayas. We will spend some time enjoying the magical views from the ridge and capturing the natural grandeur in our cameras. We will also explore the Buddhist Gompa located on the top of the hill. We will then descend down to the exit point and drive back to the hotel. Our trained and expert guides would always strive to make your expedition a memorable one. If you are looking for a short hiking experience in Kathmandu then Nagarjun Day Hiking could be a perfect pick for you. Sign up today with Breakfree Adventures and secure your hiking trip to the mystifying Nagarjun hill.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01:
Drive to Phulbari Gate, hiking starting point. Hike to Jamacho Gumba for 3 - 4 hours. Walk down to Phulbari gate and Drive Back to Kathmandu.

Price: Cost of trip differs as per number of travellers, choice of hotel standard, service requirement and any additional side trip.

Service Includes And Excludes

COST INCLUDES

  • Hotel / Airport pick up and drop by private car / van / bus
  • Accommodation during the tour
  • Necessary transportation during the tour program
  • Local licensed Experinced English speaking guide
  • All goverment taxes
  • Monument entrance fee
  • Offical expense

 

COST EXCLUDES

  • Travel Visas and Travel insurance
  • Alcoholic, cold and hot drinks

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