Shivapuri Day Hiking

Shivapuri Day Hiking

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Trip Facts

Trip Type

Hotel/Lodge

Grade

Moderate

Altitude

2,732 m

Transportation

1-25

Group Size

Private Car/Bus

Best Season

Spring and Autumn

Shivapuri situated at an elevation of 2563m and north of Kathmandu is the second highest hill around Kathmandu valley. Bagdwar, the source of the holy river Bagmati, is located near Shivapuri.

Early in the morning, you drive from Kathmandu to Muhan Pokhari for about 30 minutes. After checking the formalities at the Shivapuri entrance gate, you enter Shivapuri watershed and wildlife area. You commence your hike from the southern boundary of the area where the army check-post is located. The trail goes along the rugged but drivable road through pine and cherry forest up to Nangi Gompa within one and half hours, where a nunnery monastery is located. Beyond the monastery, the trail goes steeply uphill through the oak, rhododendron and bamboo forest for another three hours.

From here you can enjoy the beauty of snowy Himalayas such as Ganesh HimalLangtang-Lirung, Dorji Lhakpa and you take a shortcut downhill to Budhanilkantha in about two and half hours before commencing your drive back to Kathmandu.

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Early in the morning, you drive from Kathmandu to Muhan Pokhari for about 30 minutes. After passing through the official formalities at the Shivapuri Park entrance gate, you will begin your hike through Shivapuri watershed and wildlife area. The trail goes along the rugged motor-able road through pine and cherry forest up to Nangi Gompa, where a nunnery monastery is located. Beyond the monastery, the trail goes steep uphill through the oak, rhododendron and bamboo forest for another three hours. From here one can enjoy the beauty of snowy Himalayas such as Ganesh Himal, Langtang-Lirung, Dorji etc. You then take a shortcut downhill to Budhanilkantha and drive back to Kathmandu

What Is Included ?

  • One tour/trek guide
  • Lunch
  • All land transportation before and after the trek
  • Entry Permit for National Park/Conservation area
  • First aid kit

What Is Excluded?

  • Personal nature expenses
  • Drinks, beverages, travel insurance
  • Tips
  • Meals & hotel accommodation in Kathmandu

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