Nagarjun hill is also known as Jamachok hill, a day hike to Nagarjun Hill is perfect day escape from the busy Kathmandu. The Nagarjun is located only about 15 minutes away from city center of Kathmandu and it falls now in Shivapuri-Nagarjun national park.
Nagarjun Day hike or trek is available every day with Outfitter Nepal Treks and Expedition. You have great views of Annapurna Himalayan range, Manaslu Himalayan range, Ganesh Himal and langtang Himalayan range from the top of the Nagarjun hill. The Nagarjun has religious importance as well, there is Buddhist monastery with statue of Lord Buddha and statue of Arya Nagarjuna too. Many people hike and visit the monetary to pay the homage to the respect God as well.
Nagarjun day tour can be arranged any day on sunny day so, you can see the great Himalayan views and can experience the hike through forest. It takes approximately 3 hours to reach the hill top of Nagarjun from the Balaju bypass. There is entrance gate of the National park near Balaju bypass where we start our day hike to the hill of the Nagarjun and once we reach the top of the hill then return the same trail to the start point to end the day hike.
The Nagarjun Day Hike is a perfect selection if you have a day in Kathmandu and want to utilize the day in best way. It does not probably attract to those who have plan to do longer trek in Nepal such as Everest Base camp or Annapurna Base camp however if you have limited days and not have enough day to take the longer treks, then the Ngarjun day hike is the perfect introduction of hiking experience in Nepal.