Day Hiking in Nagarkot Hill

Trip Overview

One of the famous Buddhist stupa is known as Nagarjuna Hill which is about 7km. from Kathmandu at the height of 2128 m. The hill is called Jamacho by local language as cave of residence of Nagarjuna who is a famous Buddhist saint meditated here. Once  in year, it is celebrated as a festival, The trail is full of visitors hiking to Nagarjuna Hill.

 A motorable road leads through Raniban (Queen forest) to this stupa. It takes about 45 minutes to reach there in motor/jeep while hike is about 5 km. on foot and takes about 2 hours. It is quite steep and one has to climb about 754 m. There is about 20-30 ft stupa height. Nagarjuna hill is also described in literature as Vindya mountain. It has a view tower which provides the magnificient panoramic view of  Kathmandu valley and the mountains on the northern side. The terrace of the Buddhist gompa also provides a good view of the southern, western and eastern parts of the valley.

*NoteThe cost of each trip differs as per the size of group, choice of hotel, client's interest of service and correction in our itinerary.

Day 1:  After the breakfast we will pick you up from your hotel ,and about half an hour drive to hiking point and 3 hours hike to Nagarjuna Hill. From the top of Nagarjuna hill enjoy the magnificent view including Langtang, Gaurishankar, Ganesh himal and other Himalayan ranges. You will have your lunch at about 2 PM with scene of himalayan ranges and you will be transfer to your hotel at about 4 PM.

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We are team of specialist and we use local specialist to plan your trip.

  • Ground transport in comfortable private vehicle
  • Experienced English speaking tour guide
  • All city tour with permits and entrance fees for museums and monuments
  • T-shirt, City map
  • All government taxes
  • Personal expenses 
  • Tips to Guide
  • Expenses not included in cost inclusive section

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