Hiking to Nagarjun Hill
Trip at a Glance
- Trip Name: Hiking to Nagarjun Hill
- Trip Code: TMDT-04
- Trip Duration: 1 days
- Activities: Hiking
- Transportation: Private vehicle
- Best Season: Spring & Autumn (Other season: Considerable)
- Country: Nepal
- Group size: Min - 1
Hiking to Nagarjun Hill is a single day and one of the finest hiking destinations nearby Kathmandu valley. Nagarjun hill (2,128m) is located at about 7km west of the main city, Kathmandu. The hill is famous for its dazzling location and the influential Buddhist stupa at its crown. The glowing view of Manaslu,Ganesh and Langtang range is another major attraction of the trip. The hill is accessible by motor road as well which takes about 45 minutes. By foot/hike, about 5 km of the trail can be covered in approx. 2 hours.
The hiking trip starts with 10 minutes' drive from our hotel to Balaju. Balaju has a beautiful park called '22 tap park'. These 22 taps are considered as holy tap, so it carries a great auspicious value. From Balaju, we begin our hike and it takes approximately 2 hours to reach to top. At the top of the Nagarjun hill, there is a summer palace of former king. Your hike is also facilitated with the great variety of flora and fauna. Join us; we give you a short leave from the hustle and bustle of the city life.
Drive to Balaju (10 min)
After having breakfast at your hotel, our private vehicle picks up us from the hotel and makes a short drive to Balaju. At Balaju you get the chance to observe the famous '22 tap park'.
Hike to Nagarjun Hill (2,128m) - 2 hours hike
From Balaju, our hiking time starts. After the short walk we leave bustling city and enter into the 'Shivapuri National Park' area. The eco-friendly journey through the dense forest eventually takes us to Nagarjun hill. Enjoy the beautiful surrounding along with the magnificent view of mountains.
Hike back to Balaju and drive to your hotel
After the enough exploration around the Nagarjun hill, hike back to Balaju. As it is mostly downhill, it takes about 1:30 hours. From Balaju, our vehicle will pick us up and drop to hotel.