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Shivapuri day hiking Tours

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Shivapuri day hiking trip is one of most popular day hiking routes. The trail takes us up from Shivapuri National Park to Nagi Gompa, a hilltop Buddhist monastery where panoramic views of the Kathmandu valley abound. Finish with a stop at a local bazaar in Sundarijal before heading back to Kathmandu.
 
Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park is the ninth national park in Nepal and was established in 2002. It is located in the country's mid-hills on the northern fringe of the Kathmandu Valley and named after Shivapuri Peak of 2,732 m (8,963 ft) altitude. It covers an area of 159 km2 (61 sq mi) in the districts of Kathmandu, Nuwakot and Sindhupalchowk, adjoining 23 Village Development Committees. In the west, the protected area extends to the Dhading District.
 

At a Glance

  • Spend a full day hiking with majestic views of High Mountains with Nature
  • Follow a hidden path to Nagi Gompa, a hilltop Buddhist monastery offering gorgeous views of the Kathmandu
  • Enjoy a moderate hike through Shivapuri National Park with your Local guide

What's Included?

  • Private Transport before and after Hike 
  • Professional sherpa mountain Guide 
  • Full day hiking tour including Lunch 
  • Permit for Sivapuri National Park

What's Not Included?

  • Personal hiking gears 
  • Day snacks like [Chocolate Bar etc]
  • Mineral Water and other drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Itinerary

07:00 AM - Pickup at Hotel, drive to Budhanilkantha (8kms, 25 minutes) After Breakfast your day will start, our guide will Pickup you from your Hotel. You will drive about 25 minutes to Budhanilkantha.This holy site is home to sleeping Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation. Observe the magnificently carved stone idol of sleeping Vishnu from the outer periphery of the pond (non-Hindus are not allowed inside), on which Vishnu seems to float. Be sure to have your camera ready as your guide tells the interesting story of this venerated religious figure.
You’ll then embark on a moderate 9-mile (15-km) hike into the surrounding farmlands and through Kathmandu’s nearest forest reserve, Shivapuri National Park. After registering at the park entry gate, we take a pleasant 2.5-hour walk through the woods to a hidden Buddhist monastery, Nagi Gompa.
We Hike uphill 2.5 miles (4 km) to reach this site and pause to enjoy sweeping views of the Kathmandu valley below. This spot is great for bird watching, and on a clear day, you may be able to see the snow-capped Himalayas! You may also purchase snacks here, or feel free to enjoy your own pre-packed lunch. Once you’ve snapped some unforgettable photos, descend down the hill and continue hiking 1 hour through the woodlands, past waterfalls and out of the forest until you reach Sundarijal, where you’ll visit a local bazaar.After your hike, hop back on the bus and begin your 1-hour journey back to Kathmandu.

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