Shivapuri Day Hiking tour is one of the most popular Hiking trail near by Kathmandu for bird watcher group and religious / pilgrimage travelers. Shivapuri National park is one of the nearest national park of Kathmandu valley. Shivapuri day hiking tour offers superb Himalayan views of Langtang Himalayan views, Rolwaling Himalayan views , Kathmandu valley view, Budhanilkantha temple, Nangi Gompa, green forest , mixed culture and nice terrace etc.

Shivapuri situated at an elevation of 2563m and north of Kathmandu is the second highest hill around Kathmandu valley.

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 Himal, Langtang-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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After Breakfast drive to Budhanilkantha, Muhan Pokhari via Car with Packed Lunch. Please note that there are no hotels or restaurants on the way so you need to carry enough Water and Food. Hike starts from Muhan Pokhari where there is Army Check Post. It is the entrance for the Shivapuri National Park. With tickets you are allowed to enter and exit from the National Park before 5pm. It is steep High uphill after 4 hrs you will be at the top at 2563m high from the sea level.

The trail then slowly walk down to Bagdwar and then Nagi Gumba. The vehicle will then pick you up from Nagi Gumba.

This hike offers you with popular route map, itinerary as well as trip cost details. As well as It always make a tailor-made trip on your comfort. We look forward to guide you the popular Shivapuri Day Hiking tour for a wonderful memory.