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Kathmandu: Jamacho Day Hike

Product ID: 266237
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A Jamacho Day Hike, as the name suggests, can be easily done in one day. It is one of the popular short hikes in Jamacho Nepal, and offers supreme views over the Kathmandu Valley and surrounding areas.
About this activity
Valid 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a nature walk in the Shivapuri National Park
  • Receive a bird’s-eye view of the Kathmandu Valley
  • Witness stunning views of the Himalayas (on a clear day)
  • See the Jamacho Gumba Buddhist shrine
Full description
After departing from Kathmandu at 9:00AM, you will begin your full-day hike by entering the Shivapuri National Park. you will be taken to the gate of Shivapuri National Park, where your guide will pay your entrance fee.

A road then leads to Jamacho Gumba, but you will take a hiking path which is about 5 kilometers from the bottom to the top of the hill. In about 3 hours, you will arrive to the top where you will enjoy your lunch.

There is a Buddhist shrine called Jamacho Gumba. There you will also discover a view tower which offers a bird’s-eye view of the Kathmandu Valley, and on a clear day you can see the magnificent Himalayas in the north. On a smaller hill below, you will also be able to see Swayambhunath, which is also known as the Monkey Temple. At the conclusion of your scenic day out, you will be returned to your point of origin.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop off in a private vehicle
  • Shivapuri National Park entrance fees
  • Licensed and English-speaking Himalaya hiking guide
  • All government taxes
  • Tourist service charge
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (tipping is expected but not mandatory)
  • Any expenses not mentioned above
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point
Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
• There are many steps to reach the top, please be mentally and physically prepared for that