Day trips from Kathmandu had more than a few destination for hiking however one of the best hiking trips is toward the top of the hill named Nagarjun located on the north west of Thamel with elevation of 1920 m from sea level. The area is very sensitive as former king of Nepal is residing there nearby his private property on the middle of forest which is the main reason why several armies used to be scattered within the premises of Nagarjun. The main doorway of Nagarjun is by the side of highway toward Langtang Region Trekking from where team will start hiking up after accomplishing necessary securities formalities. The hill is also named as Jamacho with faith of both Buddhist and Hindu devotees. As lord Nagarjun's cave exist there hill is named as Nagarjun Hill however there are several other caves within the hill premises. It offers excellent view of entire valley as well as scenic view of snowcapped mountain on the north of hill. We Nepal Explore Summit Treks (P) ltd. organize this private day trip on regular basis starting at 7:30 on the morning after breakfast. The first part of trip start with short drive up to the entrance of Hill which is around 15 – 20 minutes from Thamel. From there team will start hiking up toward the hill passing through the forest way with clear trail, right before reaching the summit there exist one grassy field on the top of the hill with sharp black stone everywhere but view of Kathmandu valley is worth. On the summit there are small monasteries like building and view tower, every year on full moon day of Baisakh there is big festivals for Buddhist people, a big celebration as the entire hills is crowded by people with the intention of reaching summit of Nagarjun Hill, as there is view tower with temple on the top of tower at the top of hill. The entire hike up to the summit takes about 3 hour. Since no any hotels do exist on the trail we arrange for pack lunch also with supplementary mineral water. After descending down to the main entrance organized car, jeep depending upon the group size will transfer the team back to Thamel.
We provide private tour regardless of group joining basis for which the maximum cost will be US $ 50 per day and the services we offer on that price are inclusive and exclusive of following
- Government authorized professional trek leader
- Transportation to and from Kathmandu to entrance of hill
- Single pack lunch during trip
- All necessary governments tax, custom duties as well as service charge
- Tips for trek leader (Generally expected in Nepal)
For further details of trip mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org where our expert travel adviser will get back to email as soon as possible with local knowledge and expertise.
Nepal Explore Summit Treks (P) Ltd.
One day Nagarjun Hill Hiking Private Day Tour