Great Wall Nepal Pvt. Ltd. - Day Hike Shivapuri National Park
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Day Hike: Shivapuri National Park

Trip Features
Trip Duration: 8 hours
Hiking Time: 5-6 hours

Depart from Kathmandu and make your way to Shivapuri National Park. Spend a full day hiking as you climb the peak of Shivapuri. Once at the top, gaze down upon Kathmandu Valley, admire the view of the Langtang Himalayan Mountains, and enjoy lunch.

Highlights:

  • Explore the green landscape of Shivapuri National Park
  • Eat lunch at the top of the Shivapuri peak while taking in the mountain views around you
  • Discover the origin of the Bagmati River
  • Admire the view down on the Kathmandu Valley

Tour Description:

Take a full-day hike in Shivapuri National Park, located near Kathmandu. On this trip, you will observe the beauty of the area's lush surroundings as you hike to the top of the Shivapuri peak.

In the morning you will be picked-up at your hotel by our driver and guide. We drive for about 20 minutes till we reach the Budhanikantha Temple which is 8 kilometres north of Kathmandu. This temple is famous for the pond with a large statue of the reclining Vishnu. From Budhanilkantha uphill till the gates of the Shivapuri National Park. This is an unique government protected forest where over 500 species of animals are found. We start our hike from the southern boundary of the area where the army check post is located. Nagi Gumpa situated at an altitude of 2330 m north of Kathmandu and above Budhanilkantha Temple is only Monastery for the Nuns practice Buddhism and foreigners often come there for meditation. It is a steep uphill hike through narrow and dusty trail and gradual uphill trial to Shivapuri. After lunch and strolling around from sometime, we take a short cut down hill trail to Kopan for about two hours and drive back to Kathmandu.

Shivapuri situated at an altitude of 2563m north of Kathmandu is second highest hill around Kathmandu valley. Baghdwar, Shivapuri locates near source of holy river Bagmati.

Includes:

  • Road Transport
  • Lunch
  • Entrance Fees
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Hotel Pick-up and Drop-Off

Not Included:

  • Tips
  • Other Food & Beverages

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