Trek to Nage Pokhari (3260m): Best Hiking Destination in Gorkha

By Raj Tamang

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Nage Pokhari, Ajirkot, Gorkha is one of the most amazing Tourism and attraction sites of Nepal. Nage Pokhari is located at an altitude of 3260m from sea level.

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Nage Pokhari view along with the mountain range

The place is located in the Ajirkot Rural Municipality-1, Ghyachchok of Gorkha District. It has its religious importance. A big Pokhari is located here which is very unique as well as the main attraction of this place.

View of nage pokhari lake
View of Nage Pokhari Lake

How to reach to NagePokhari?

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If you are planning to travel to Nagepokhari then take a bus from Kathmandu to Bhachchek, Gorkha from the Naya Buspark directly. Else if you are planning to ride on your own then head towards the Gorkha. After reaching Abukhaireni head towards Gorkha stop on the 12-kilo Bajar and head toward the Left which is the way to Barpak as well as the Bhachchek, Ajirkot.

buddha statue in nagepokhari
buddha statue in nagepokhari

You can also ask locals about the way to Bhachchek. The road is fully black pitched from 12-Kilo too. So it won’t be any difficult for you to reach Bhachchek Bajar, Ajirkot Rural Municipality-3. Once you have reached Bhachchek Bajar, make sure to buy some snacks or necessary items as every item is available in Bhachchek Bajar. After the Bhachchek Bajar, you won’t find any items on the way as the path is fully walkthrough.

Maune Danda, Dobato- A junction point to Nagepokhar
Maune Danda, Dobato- A junction point to Nagepokhari

The road access is up to Sirandanda and after that, you have to start your hiking. It will take around 5-6 hrs for those who don’t have the habit of walking in the hilly area. If you have the habit of walking then you can reach it within 3-4 hrs. The temperature is a bit cold in Nagepokhari so make sure you don’t have altitude sickness and wear warm clothes.

Nagepokhari Lake view
Nagepokhari Lake view

Where to Stay?

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If you are planning to stay in Nage Pokhari, there are many Staying places of Villagers house (गाेठ) available there. Also, the Ajirkot Rural Municipality has built a residing place or house there in Nagepokhari. But make sure you have carried the Sleeping Bag or necessities items as you won’t find any sleeping materials there unless you ask for the Gothalos and there are sufficient ones there.

Mountain range seen from Nagepokhari
Mountain range seen from Nagepokhari

What are the seeing sites in Nage Pokhari?

There are many mesmerizing views and scenes you can see from NagePokhari. Some of them are :

  • Nage Pokhari Lake
  • Buddha Statue
  • Lord Shiva Statue
  • Beautiful Mountain as well as the Himalayan Range.
  • Attractive sight scene of the different village from there.
  • White as well as Pink Rhododendron (लालीगुँरास)
  • Different Madi’s
  • Any many more.
Ghyachchok village seen from Nagepokhari
Ghyachchok village seen from Nagepokhari

When is the right time to go to Nage Pokhari?

On the occasion of Nage Panchami which falls on Baishak or Jestha, a huge Mela called Nage Mela happens every year. People from many places like Gorkha, Barpak, Lamjung, Tanahun, Chitwan, Kathmandu, etc. arrive at this time. So it is the right time to visit Nage Pokhari and see the festival too.

Barpak Village seen from Nagepokhari
Barpak Village seen from Nagepokhari

You are likely to find many leeches on the way so get some sanitizer or salt which are immediately effective on leeches.

You can also visit Nage Pokhari during the winter season to enjoy the snow too. But the best season to visit Nage Pokhari is on Ashoj and Kartik. It is the time the view is very clear and it is not too cold.

Ganesh himal seen from Maune Danda on the way to Nage Pokhari
Ganesh Himal seen from Maune Danda on the way to Nage Pokhari

So pack your bags and Let’s visit Nage Pokhari, Ajirkot, and Gorkha.

Nagepokhari Lake view
Nagepokhari Lake view
Panorama view of Nage Pokhari
Panorama view of Nage Pokhari
Nagepokhari Lake view
Nagepokhari Lake view

Check out this VLOG to know more about Nagepokhari.

Here is the detailed video of Nagepokhari VLOG from Ghyachok from where you can learn more about this place.

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Commonly Asked Question about Nagepokhari.

Where is Nagepokhari Located?

-It is located in Ajirkot Rural Municipality in Gorkha District.

How far is Nagepokhari?

-Nagepokhar is around 15km from Sirandanda of Ajirkot. 

Are there hotels in Nagepokhari?

-Currently, at this post date there are no lodging facilities near Nagepokhari. But you can find Goths where you can stay easily.

How many days is the Nagepokhar Trek?

-Actually, if you have the habit of walking then you can easily reach and return from Nagepokhari within a day. But if you are coming from other cities then make a plan to stay one day at Bhachchek or Sirandanda-gateway to Nagepokhari.


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