From the zenith of the Nagarjuna hill you can observe Kathmandu valley, Swyambhu hill with famous two eyes of Buddha, Nuwakot with Buddhist shrines and monasteries.
What to Expect
Nagarjun is the nearest hill site of Kathmandu Valley covered by thick forest with historical as well as natural setting. Situated north-west of Kathmandu it’s a part of Shivapuri National Park. You can start your hike from the Gate of Nagarjuna near Balaju Bypass. It's a 20-minute drive to the entry gate and then 2. hours of walking up to the hill. Nagarjuna hill hosts one of the well-known Buddhist stupa. A road passes through Raniban (Queen of Forest) to this stupa.
The etymology for its name as Nagarjun is based in a mythological statement that it’s the location where Acharya Nagarjun has meditated. Nagarjun also described as Vindya Mountain. Here one can feel a peaceful state of mind with natural setting; it’s the best place to meditate. Buddha stupas, ancient caves and finally Jamacho view point (2128m) are the main points of attraction. Jamacho view point is famous for its setting from where spectacular Himalayan scenery can be captured in mind as well as camera. Incredible Himalayan scenes of Jugal, Ganesh Himal with Langtang region can be viewed from here.
From the zenith of the Nagarjuna hill you can observe Kathmandu valley, Swyambhu hill with famous two eyes of Buddha, Nuwakot with Buddhist shrines and monasteries in their setting. Nagarjun with its natural setting hosts another historical place the Nagarjun Palace-summer palace of the former Nepalese Royals.
- National Park entry ticket
- Transport from your hotel in Kathmandu to the starting point and drop off to your hotel
- Packed lunch 2 Bottle of mineral water Guide fee
What's Not Included
- Anything not mention above
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