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Shivapuri Hiking Tour
Shivapuri Hiking trip from Kathmandu is a popular short trek that not only offers breathtaking views of the mountains, but also a glimpse into the rich culture, history, and religion of Nepal. The trek takes you through Shivapuri National Park, which lies in a transition zone between subtropical and temperate climates, and is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna. The park boasts a variety of natural forest types including pine, oak, rhododendron and more, depending on altitude and aspect. The park is also home to a wide range of wildlife including Himalayan Black bear, leopard, jungle cat, and rhesus monkey, as well as 177 species of birds, 102 species of butterflies and 129 species of mushroom.
The trek offers panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley, Langtang, Mustang and the mighty Manaslu, providing a sense of the grandeur and remoteness of the mountains. The trek includes routes to Nagarkot, Helambu, Chisapani and Sundarijal, which offer different options to enjoy the beauty of the mountains, forests, and waterfalls. The viewpoint at Shivapuri provides a long-lasting experience that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.
Shivapuri hiking is not only an adventure but also a chance to experience local culture and tradition, the trail is well-marked and safe for hikers of all levels, making it a great option for those looking for a short, but fulfilling trek.
Day 01Kathmandu – Shivarpuri
After bereakfast drive to Buddhanilkantha (Hiking starting point) and Hike to Shivapuri. Shivapuri is very good for walking through the forest and along the ridge with spectacular views of Annapurna ,Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang and Jugal Himalaya from the Shivapuri hills and evening back to Kathmandu.
- Transportation- to/from trek starting & ending point
- Foods Pack lunch
- Necessary conservation permit fee.
- Trained Hiking / trekking guide
- Hotel stay in Kathmandu
- Foods self B/F & dinner in Kathmandu
- Personal expenses
- Tips for guide & porter.
- Personal travel insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
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