Nagarjun Forest Reserve

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Nagarjun Forest Reserve information

Location
Rani Ban , Nepal
Prices
admission per person Rs 10, per bicycle/motorcycle/car Rs 10/30/100
Opening hours
entry 7am-2pm, visitors must exit by 5pm
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If you continue uphill from Balaju on the road towards Trisuli Bazaar, you’ll reach the Nagarjun Forest Reserve , also known as the Rani Ban (Queen’s Forest). This protected forest is one of the last undamaged areas of woodland in the valley, providing a home for pheasants, deer and monkeys. It’s a popular picnic spot, but female visitors are banned from walking here alone after two foreign tourists were murdered in the reserve in 2005.