Jamacho Day Hike

Jamacho Day Hike

Jamacho Day Hike, as the name suggests, can be done in one day. It is one of the popular short hikes in Nepal. At the top of a hill in Shivapuri National Park, there is
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$45 PP
  • Trip Code: ATH8399
  • Duration: 1 Days
  • Trip Level:
    Easy
    Just about anyone can participate in one of these holidays. Minimum walking time is 2 hours and maximum walking time is approximately 5 hours a day. By the time you walk around a number of historical sites you’ll be surprised at how quickly the time passes. You do have the chance to take your time and there are plenty of places where you can rest if needed.

Trip Highlights

  • A nature walk in Shivapuri National Park
  • Within easy reach from Kathmandu
  • Bird’s eye view of the Kathmandu valley
  • Stunning views of the Himalayas (on a clear day)
  • Buddhist shrine Jamacho Gumba

Trip Information

Jamacho Day Hike, as the name suggests, can be done in one day. It is one of the popular short hikes in Nepal. At the top of a hill in Shivapuri National Park, there is a Buddhist shrine called Jamacho Gumba. A view tower stands there 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. And on a smaller hill below you can see Swayambhunath aka the Monkey Temple.

At around 9 am, your guide will come to pick you up at the hotel you are staying. In a private tourist vehicle, you will be taken to the gate of Shivapuri National Park. The guide will pay the entrance fee, which is included in the hike price. A motorable road also leads to Jamacho Gumba but you will take a hiking path which is about 5 km from the bottom to the top of the hill. In about 3 hours, you will the top where you will take your lunch. Stay there, click pictures, read a book, take notes, take in the views. Then, head down. In about 2 hours, you will reach the gate from where the tourist vehicle will pick you up and drop you off at the hotel.

Trip Price:
USD 100 per person – One person booking
USD 65 per person – Two people booking
USD 55 per person – Three to six people booking
USD 45 per people – Seven and above booking

Price Includes

  • Pick up and drop off in a private tourist vehicle

  • Shivapuri National Park entrance fee

  • Licensed, English-speaking Ace the Himalaya hiking guide

  • All government taxes

  • Tourist service charge

Price Does not Include

  • Tip for the hiking guide (Tipping is expected)

  • Any expenses not mentioned in the Price Includes section

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    Important Note

    • The trip can be extended. We have various interesting options for trip extension.
    • The hiking itinerary can also be customized.
    • During the trip, factors such as local politics, transport, weather, etc may also affect the itinerary.

    What makes this trip different ?

    Ace the Himalaya works closely with and is one of the main supporters of local NGO Sambhav Nepal. We support them in a number of ways.

    Donation
    Ace the Himalaya donates up to 10% of its annual revenue to Sambhav Nepal’s projects which cover regular maintenance of school buildings, constructing toilets, rebuilding earthquake-affected houses and schools, and so on.

    Sponsorship
    One of the major activities of Sambhav Nepal is the children sponsorship program, which is conducted with full collaboration with Ace the Himalaya and its sister organizations, Ace Holidays and Ace Xpeditions.

    Partnership (Volunteering Program)
    The Volunteering Program, devised by Ace the Himalaya and Sambhav Nepal, aims to mobilize teams of experts and interested individuals as an effective and economic measure in providing the human capital for education, health and community development in the villages of northern Gorkha district, western Nepal.

    After the Earthquake of April 25, 2015, the Volunteering Program’s focus has been mobilizing the volunteers in various school and house rebuilding projects in the hard-hit Gorkha district.

    For more details, visit Sambhav Nepal’s website www.sambhavnepal.org