Day Hike

Jamacho Day Hike


Jamacho Day Hike

Durtation: 1 Day

Price: US 85 All Inclusive

To take a quick break from the bustling city and to walk in the wonders of nature, Jamacho Day Hike is one of the best choices on the outskirts of Kathmandu valley, at an altitude of 2100 meters.

As it is a day hike, it is a one day and the probability of taking this hike is you are already here in kathmandu,nevertheless, add it on your exisitng treks, Nepal tour packages.

Jamacho day hike is one of the popular short hikes easily accessible from Kathmandu Valley. It takes about a half-hour drive to reach the spot from hike starting point. Hiking begins from near the Balaju bypass, also known as the Phulbari gate. After getting the entry ticket at the gate, one can start hiking. The mesmerizing landscape view, birdwatching, the view of smiley Himalayas can be experienced here.

Similarly, another interesting thing is that you could see the house of the royal family of Nepal. This house used to be their summer house but after monarchy, they have been living there.

Likewise, A motorable road also leads to Jamacho Gumba but hiking path is the best choice for those nature wanderers. For the enthusiastic travelers who are very interested in wildlife and bird watching, this could be the best option in a short timeframe. The hiking path is about 5 km from the bottom to the top of the hill. It takes 3-4 hours to reach the top according to the walking pace of a person.

As part of Shivapuri National Park (which is the youngest National park and the only National park that is in Kathmandu Valley), Nagarjun-Jamacho hiking can be a perfect hike to the nature lover. It goes through the wilderness of the woods protected by the Nepalese Army. There are also cemented steps which are developed for hiking. While walking through the woods you could hear the melodious chirping of birds as well as may encounter wildlife.

What could be better than experiencing the nature where the birds sing, trees dance and the smiley Himalayas cheer them?

During the hike, one can feel a peaceful state of mind with a natural setting. Similarly, after reaching the top one can pay homage to Nagarjun Buddha at Jamacho Monastery. You may also see several Buddhist monks paying their homage at the top of a hill in a monastery.

Nagarjun-Jamacho hiking also offers spiritual heightening as well as also known as the best place to meditate. A view tower also stands there which offers a view of Kathmandu valley at the bottom and a magnificent view of snow-capped mountains such as Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Jugal and Langtang to the North at a clear day which will really entice you to keep watching. At the top, you may click pictures, read a book, meditate, etc.

Himalayan Trekkers always grant different hiking options for travelers to enjoy their short leisure.

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Himalayan Trekkers promises to manage the best, most comfortable and preferred accommodation.

In general we arrange a 3-star hotel with all facilities in cities. If available, you can opt for a more budget-friendly option or upgrade to a more luxurious hotel by paying a little extra.

Although all places during your trek do not have all modern facilities (especially at higher altitudes), we ensure that it is arranged safely and comfortably. Mostly hygienic and safe tea houses / local lodges / home stays are arranged & please feel free to personalize according to your preference.

If your travel schedule includes camping or if you choose to experience it, a correct campsite will be determined in advance and everything will be taken care of. If required, we also provide equipment such as a tent, cookware, etc. Check the equipment lists and equipment lists for more information.


Breakfast is usually included with your B&B accommodation within the costs. Meals in the city must be paid separately. Often in the cities, you can choose from many different cuisines and varied food services. We can always help you find the right place.

Remote areas don't have that many options, but hygienic and well-prepared food is always served. Moreover, most meals are included in the costs during your trek. We can help you make changes according to your preference and budget, but only if choices are available! Moreover, Himalayan Trekkers also organizes Welcome of Farewell Dinners as a symbol of warm greetings.

Follow the detailed route description or itinerary for more information. We are always there to help you to your heart's content.


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Gear List

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. 

A comprehensive list of gear for all activites is listed on our dedicated page of Complete Gear List For Trekking and Climbing