Shivapuri National Park Trek

Shivapuri National Park Trek

Shivapuri National park trek is the model option for those who desire comfortable and short trek. Shivapuri, renowned for the watershed and flora and fauna, is the second highest hill that surrounds the Kathmandu valley.

A Sivapuri trek begins from Budhanilkantha presents to the trekkers' splendid sights of the central and eastern mountain ranges, breathtaking sunrise and sunset and the Nepalese rural life. Normally there are three options to round off the Shivapuri trek; you can either end your trek at Nagarkot or at Dhulikhel. The village of Nagarkot presents spectacular views of the mountain ranges as well of Kathmandu valley. The advantage of this trek is that it can do throughout the year with each season bringing in a different flavor and color to landscape of the Shivapuri region.

Trip Facts:

Activities: Trekking, hiking, nature observation
Duration:  5 day(s).
Best time: Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec 
Trip Grade: Leisurely plus
Airfare:  Not included 
Lodging: Tent/camping arrangement 
Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast 
Maximum Altitude: 1734 m.
Cost: Please contact us

Shivapuri National park trek - Itinerary

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Budhanilkantha (Narayanthan) takes about 25 minutes and trek from Budhanilkantha to Shivapuri Lekh (Baghdwar) takes approximately four and half hours. Overnight stay at camp.

Day 02: Trek from Shivapuri (2523m.) to Dhap via Chisapani takes about five hours. The mountains greet you from northern side (left side) and hike slowly to gain the altitude. The summit of the hill welcomes you with the fascinating sight. From here the way through forest and 3 hours flat trail lead you to Chisapani. The route you follow is quite smooth and you can observe the numerous green hills and villages at some distance. Moreover, head along the path through forests where you can enjoy the chirping of birds. Dhap is an uncultivated field surrounded by beautiful forests. Overnight stay in tents.

Day 03: Trek from Dhap to Nagarkot takes approximately five and half hours. The trek to Chauki Bhanjag takes about 2 and half hours. Continue the charming trails leading you toward Nagarkot. Nagarkot, (2175m) is by far one of the most popular destination. In the clear weather the Himalaya range, stretching from Dhaulagiri in the west all the way past Everest to Kanchenjunga in the east, emerges from the darkness to greet the happy visitor with its awe inspiring majesty and beauty. An interesting trail takes you to the hill retreat of Nagarkot, perched on a ridge 32 km east of Kathmandu. It commands sweeping views of the Himalayas. Five of the world's ten highest peaks, Everest, Lhotse, Cho oyu, Makalu and Manaslu are visible from here. Nagarkot is also a popular spot to watch sunrise and sunset. The snow peaks look especially gorgeous during sunset and sunrise. Nagarkot, surrounded by terraced hillsides and picturesque farm houses, the hilltop resort is the epitome of an idyllic escape – with only the wind and the sound of rustling leaves to disturb you. Bird watching is a joy in the forests here. Overnight stay in tents.

Day 04: Trek from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel takes about six hours. After you have your share of experiencing the magic of Nagarkot, you are guided along the hiking trails to Dhulikhel. As you approach Dhulikhel, a plethora of cultural diversities, interesting traditional practices, lush vegetation and rich birdlife unfolds before you. Overnight stay in tents.

Day 05: Trek from Dhulikhel to Namo Buddha-Panauti takes approximately four and half hours and drive from Panauti to Kathmandu takes about one and half hours. From Dhulikhel, the trail climbs up to the Kali Mandir, a temple dedicated to Goddess Kali. From there the trail drops down to the village of Kavre and past a line of shops and tea houses. It then climbs again through pine woods past Phulbari and up and down a couple of more hills before you reach the hill of NamoBuddha. Namobouddha situated at an elevation of 1750m is very important Buddhist Pilgrimage located in Kavre District about 38 km east of Kathmandu. Overnight stay in tents.

Note: The above information is just a guide and standard pattern of what we provide. The trip can be tailored at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. On adventure trips of this type, weather, transport or a multitude of other factors beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are needed the person in charge will make a decision what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does arise, we do everything we can to reduce its effect, but we cannot be liable for the results of changes or delays.

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