Nagarjun Day Hiking
A great escape from hustle and bustle city life for a day with refreshing and peaceful moment.
Enjoy green forested cool surrounding with tall rhododendron, magnolia, pines and fir tree lines.
Fascinating scenic walks with grandeur views of Kathmandu city and the valley with snow peaks.
On top with observation tower for looks of Kathmandu valley and high Himalayan mountains.
Mode of Tour: Short drive with scenic and cultural hike to Nagarjun Hill
Places of interest: Small monastery, view point tower for scenic mountain views.
Average Hike: Maximum 03 to 04 hrs duration
Hike Duration: From morning 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. / 01 p.m.
Seasons: Nearly all months of the year,
Culture / Religion: All religion with colorful cultures and old heritage Nepalese and traditional farm life.
per adult from
4 to 5 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Private Transportation / Guide / Parking Fees
What's excluded :
- Food and Drinks / Entrance Fees
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Nagarjun, Nagarjun, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
Nagarjun Hill Hiking for a day, that takes only few hours to reach on top of this scenic hill with steep climb within cool shade of lovely forest lined with rhododendron and pine tree lines and facing breathtaking views of Kathmandu valley with high snow capped mountain range.
A short and wonderful walk or a hike where you will get refreshed with clean air to breathe along with wonderful scenery that surrounds on top of high Nagarjun Hill top within tranquil environment.
Nagarjun Hill falls within its small reserve and a park at the height of 2,250 m a climb of near 950 m from Kathmandu city which is at 1,320 m high, an interesting uphill and downhill walk a good exercise if you are planning major trekking in Nepal Himalaya.
Day Hike Detail:
Morning after breakfast our guide receives you for interesting short drive past city area towards Balaju water garden and head north west from the city outskirt to reach at the entrance gate of Nagarjun park and reserve.
From the park entrance walk and climb on steep path covered with dense woodland of tall rhododendron, pines and fir trees with various short bushes and vegetation to reach the first ridge where you can rest and enjoy views of Kathmandu valley and the city.
After a short refreshing break carry on walks into deep tree lines to reach on top of Nagarjun Hill, the closest view-point hill at 2,250 m high with panorama of Kathmandu city and valley with surrounding green hills.
Enjoy views of Langtang and Ganesh Himal with Jugal Himal towards east direction, the hill of Nagarjun which is extension of Shivapuri hill, a popular spot for Kathmandu people to spend weekend visit on this scenic spot for picnic an escape from hustle, bustle-busy city life for a day.
Reaching on top after few hours climb visit a small monastery with statue of Guru Rinpoche (Padmasamvaba) a 6-7th Century tantric and saint Guru of Nyingpa sects of Tibetan Buddhism, from here views of Kathmandu valley with snow-capped peaks of Central Himalaya overlooking towards north direction.
At the top of Nagarjun enjoy views from a newly built observation tower by Nepal Tourism Board, enjoying time within cool fresh air and exciting views descend back to the main gate with short drive back to your hotel.
Duration: 2 hours
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time :7:15 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Infants must sit on laps
- Infant seats available
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.