Situated at an altitude of in the Northern part of Kathmandu valley, Suryachaur Hill within the Narjun National Park lies about 15 KM away from Kathmandu city. The Suryachaur Hill is the highest hill near Kathmandu city. Narjun National Park is the home of 177 species of birds, including at least 9 threatened species, 102 species of butterflies with a number of rare and endangered species, and 129 species of mushroom. Several surveys have recorded the existence of Indian Leopards, Himalayan Black bears, deer, wild boar and many other precious animals in the park. Suryachaur Hill is also one of the famous bird watching sites around Kathmandu valley, which records over 170 species of the birds.
This trip begins with driving to Jagat (10 KM away form Kathmandu) passing by Tokha village then start an amazing and natural hiking through the Nagarjun Natinonal Park. As you walk further you will get deep inside the nature. From Jagat, Suryachaur is 5 KM away. The trail goes gradual up until you head Surgachaur. Alternatively, you can either take a Jeep ride, Motor Bike ride or even a bicycle ride.
You can see a single standing Ground with a Broadcast tower from Gurjya-Bhanjyang (Pass), which will make you fall for the place at the very first sight. Once you get Surya Chaur, you can see spectacular of mountain views come closer to you.