Shivapuri Day Hike
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.
From Budhanilkantha we walk through Shivapuri conservation area. This is the Government protected forest where over 500 species 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 for about half an hour and two hours gradual uphill trial to Shivapuri.
7:00 am - Gather the entire group member in front of the Hotel
7:15 am – Depart from hotel and drive to Budhanilkantha. It takes approximately half an hour to reach Buddhanilkantha
7:45 am – Visit Sleeping Bhishnu ( Budhanilkantha ) Temple
8:15 am – Tea break, fill up water bottle or last min shopping for hike
8: 30 am – further Drive 10 min to reach Army Check Point ( Entrance sivapuri national park ).
12:00 pm – Reach top of Shivapuri.
13:00 pm – Hike back to base of the park via Nagi Gompa
16:00 pm - Meet your vehicle at the Army Check Post and drive back to Hotel.
Service Cost Includes
- guided hiking with entrance fee.
- English speaking tour guide
- Private Transportation
- All applicable tax
Service Cost Excludes
- Personal Hiking equipment
- Tips for guide
- Any Drink
- Extra expenses beyond our control
- Other cost not mentioned above as included