Nagarjun Hiking is the popular hiking option around the Kathmandu valley. It is the hangout option from the hustle and bustle of busy life for people of Kathmandu. Nagarjun hill hiking is the nearest hiking trail from Kathmandu. Jamacho Hill (2128m) is the highest access of this hike from where 360 degree views of Kathmandu with Himalayas is possible. The hiking trail is also popular for mountain biking. The muddy road leads to the hill top is easy for walking with closer to nature. The hiking gives an immense happiness and refreshment to anyone.
Highlights Nagarjun Hill Hiking
- Hiking inside the National Park
- Exploration of different wild animals.
- Visit of Jamacho Monastery at the top of hill
- Scenic view of Kathmandu Valley
- Panoramic view of different mountains
An easy hike to the famous Nagarjun hill is a single day hiking to the northern hillock of Kathmandu valley. The Nagarjun hill is just 7 kilometers far from the center of Kathmandu. Nagarjun is a dense forest hill offers beautiful views of Kathmandu valley and Himalayan ranges.
Nagarjun Hill Hiking is the most popular hiking and might be the nearest hiking trail from Kathmandu. The maximum elevation of the hiking trail at 2128m is known as Jamacho peak. The motor able roads lead to western side of the city through Raniban (Queen Forest) towards Stupa. The 5 km hike place is about 45 minute drive from Kathmandu. Nagarjun hill is also designated in literature as Vindya Mountain. Nagarjun hill hiking tour offers beauty of snowy Himalayas such as Ganesh Himal, Langtang-Lirung, Dorje Lhakpa and you take a shortcut downhill to Budhanilkantha in about two and half hours before commencing your drive back to Kathmandu.
Nagarjuna Hill Hike
Nagarjun hill hiking lies in a conversion zone between subtropical and temperate climates. The vegetation resides of a variety of natural forest species types including pine, oak, rhododendron etc., depending on altitude and aspect. Recorded wildlife in the park includes many mammal species such as Himalayan Black bear, leopard, jungle cat, and monkey. The park is also home to 177 species of birds, including at least 9 threatened species, 102 species of butterflies to a number of rare and endangered species, and 129 species of mushroom.
From the Top of Nagarjun hill you can see 360 degree beautiful seen of Kathmandu valley, its residential area and its surrounding mountains. Every year, people celebrate festivals at the stupa on Buddha's birth day. The hiking at Nagarjun gives the best scenic and natural vegetation for the mind refreshment and stimulating view. The Nagarjun Hill Hiking gives us the life time experience of the culture and tradition of the rural village of the Nepal, lush jungle, beautiful woodland, panoramic view of the Kathmandu valley, the nearest hills and beautiful mountain.
Hiking to Nagarjun Hill is possible all the seasons throughout the year. It is very famous among international and domestic tourists. The tranquil environment with enrich natural beauties is enough to captivate you while trekking in the Nagarjun Hill area.