Day hike to Nagarjun-1 Day 1 Days

USD $100/Person
Trip Code : KAT/NGRJ
Duration : 1  Days
Grading : Easy
Starts at : Kathmandu
End at : Kathmandu

Overview

Nagarjuna falls to the north-west of Kathmandu valley. It takes 15 minutes by car and 2 and half hours of a hike at the elevation of 6300 ft. to reach Nagarjuna hill. The other name for Nagarjuna is Jamacho Peak. More importantly, it has a cave where priest Nagarjuna mediated. Besides cave, there is also another cave of Buddha, Mahasiddhas. The narration of Mahasaiddhas goes like an idiot buffalo herdsman followed the Master and later became buffalo after performing meditation. Thus, the cave another name is the cave of the Buffalo Buddha.

TRIP HIGHTLIGHTS

  • Great place for peace and meditation.
  • Outstanding mountain view of Langtang, Ganesh, and JugalHimal.
  • Have a great scenic view of Kathmandu Valley, Nuwakot.
  • Hike through the thick forest.

Itinerary

Day 1: Start/End at Kathmandu


  • Pick up from the hotel and drive to the northwest of Kathmandu, Shivapuri National Park conservation.
  • Pay entrance charge at Shivapuri National Park and start hiking to Nagarjuna top
  • Pass through the steep jungle and reach Nagarjuna hill.
  • Have a great view of Annapurna Himalayan Range, Manaslu Range, and Langtang Himalayan Range.
  • Explore Buddhist Gompa, Nagarjuna cave and Buffalo cave
  • Descend following the same trail and drive back to Kathmandu.
  • Overnight at the hotel.

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