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Jamacho Hike

Trip code Jamacho Hike
Package name Jamacho Hike
Duration 1
Max. elevation 2100 m
Level EASY
Transportation Private Vehicle
Accomodation Your Own
Starts at Kathmandu - Phulbari Gate
Ends at Kathmandu - Phulbari Gate
Trip route Your Hotel in Kathmandu - Nagarjun Phulbari Gate - Jamacho Gumba - Nagarjun Phulbari Gate - Your Hotel
Cost USD 50 per person



The Jamacho Hike Offers a perfect blend of nature, spirituality, and breathtaking vistas. this hike is a must-visit for adventurers and nature enthusiasts alike.

The journey begins at Phubari Gate foothills of the Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, just a short drive from Kathmandu city. From there, hikers walk on a picturesque ascent through verdant forests and winding pathways, losing themselves in the beauty of Nepal's diverse flora and fauna.

One of the highlights of the Jamacho Hike is the opportunity to have the majestic Rhododendron trees, whose vibrant blooms paint the landscape in hues of red, pink, and white during the spring season. As you continue along the trail, you'll also encounter towering Pine trees, whose fragrant needles create a serene atmosphere as you trek through the forest.

Keep an eye out for the distinctive leaves and spiky husks of the chestnut trees, which dot the landscape and provide a glimpse into the rich biodiversity of the region. Amidst the canopy of trees, you'll also find the slender Silver Birch, their graceful branches swaying in the breeze, and clusters of bamboo adding to the tapestry of greenery.

On the top of the Hill, adventurers are rewarded with a visit to the sacred Jamacho Gumba, a Buddhist monastery perched atop a hilltop. Here, amidst fluttering prayer flags and the gentle hum of chanting monks, visitors can take a moment to soak in the tranquility and spirituality of the surroundings.

But perhaps the most breathtaking aspect of the Jamacho Hike awaits at the summit - a panoramic view of the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas, gleaming in the distance like a crown atop the world. From this vantage point, hikers can gaze upon the awe-inspiring majesty of peaks such as Annapurna, Manaslu, Langtang, Ganesh Himal, and even the mighty Everest on a clear day.

After taking in the mesmerizing vistas and capturing memories to last a lifetime, hikers begin their descent back to the trailhead, their hearts and minds filled with the beauty and serenity of the Jamacho Hike.

With a total distance of 8.742 kilometers round trip, the Jamacho Hike offers the perfect opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu and reconnect with nature in all its glory. Whether you're seeking adventure, spiritual rejuvenation, or simply a moment of peace amidst the mountains, this captivating trail promises an unforgettable experience for all who board upon it.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Jamacho Hiking

8:30 am: Meet at the Your Hotel where you stay

9:00 am: Begin the trek into the lush forests of the national park.

10:30 am: Reach a picturesque spot amidst Rhododendron trees.

11:30 am: Continue the hike, ascending through the forested trail.

12:30 pm: Arrive at the Jamacho Gumba, the Buddhist monastery atop the hill.

1:00 pm: Start the descent back to the trailhead.

2:30 pm: Arrive back at the starting point near Phubari Gate.

Note: Timings are approximate and may vary depending on the pace of the group and prevailing weather conditions. Please ensure to carry sufficient water, snacks, and necessary gear for a comfortable and enjoyable trek.


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