Jarsing Pauwa or Lapshiphedi is located at Sankhu at an altitude of 1792 m. It is one of the emerging tourist destinations near Kathmandu valley. This place is also popular for hiking, picnic, camping and other activities. Tea Garden which is also known as Mini Illam is also nearby.
It is 22 km from Kathmandu and 7 km far from Sankhu. Beautiful villages can be seen on the way. You will view deep valleys, lush green forest, villages, birds singing and terraced fields. You can enjoy the beautiful view of the mountains from here during clear weather. Himalaya range of Langtang, Lakpa Dorje, Jugal, Ganesh Himal, and Gauri Shankar can be seen. Jarsing Pauwa has the main junction for Nagarkot, Sankhu, Chauki Bhanjyang and Chapabot. It had a population of 5,040 spread over 919 households during 1991 Nepal census.
Sankhu to Nagarkot through Jersing Pauwa
Hiking starts at Sankhu which is a polular religious place in the north of Kathmandu. Walking uphill from the Sankhu, passing through natural and historical places you will reach to Jersing Pauwa. It will take approximately 2.5 half hours. From Jersing Pauwa there is a route towards Nagarkot, which is about 8 km. You can also reach Nagarkot by road or hike through Jarsing Pauwa.
Jarsing Pauwa picnic spot
Jarsing Pauwa is a popular family picnic spot. People visits here to see green lush environment and tea garden also known as Mini Illam.
How to reach Jarsing Pauwa from Kathmandu?
Journey begins from Chhabahi–Bouddha–Jorpati–Thali–Sankhu and then to Jarsing Pauwa.