Shivapuri is a world’s closet National park from the Capital city. The Second highest hill near Kathmandu valley and granary of flora and fauna in this region makes a sense to visit to Shivapuri national park.Hiking to Shivapuri is a short and easy adventure near the capital, Kathmandu. Baghdwar is source of Holy River Bagmati flowing nearby Holy place Pashupatinath, which is suppose to come from mouth of Tiger. After breakfast at your own hotel, we drive for about 20 minutes to Budhanilkantha Temple which is 8 km north of Kathmandu. After watching this temple Budhanilkantha we hike through Shivapuri conservation area exploring over 500 species. The southern boundary of the area Nepal army check post is located for security of national park. Nagi Gumpa is situated at an altitude of 2330 m north of Kathmandu just above Budhanilkantha Temple. This is only a famous Monastery for those Nuns practice in Buddhism and foreigners visiting for meditation. After lunch and strolling around for capturing the scene of monastery and vegetation around there, we take a short cut down hill trail to Kopan for about two hours and drive back to Kathmandu with joy on our cheerful faces. Nepal Eco adventure suggests the trail for cycling and for bird watching and Jungle safari.
We pick you up from your hotel and bring you back to your hotel after trip completed. As there is no place for Lunch during the hike we recommend you to take some water and some light food with you. We pick you up from your place 08:00am and bring you back around 15:00-16:00 pm after the trip completed. There will private transport and English speaking experienced hiking guide for the trip.
Day 01: Hotel to Nagarjun Gate drive by private car.
Have a breakfast in your hotel then drive to Nagarjun gate, it takes around an hour from tourism center point Thamel, and then we start to walk inside the park, we walk through Nagi Gumba which is nuns monastery then climb up on the right to Deurali Bhanjyang when we arrive in this place we have our pack lunch, then left to Bag Dwar (water from head of Tiger) then 30-40m walk to top of Shivapuri Peak 2730mtrs from where you can see all Kathmandu valley. We can see such amazing view of those ranges and mountains Ganesh Himal Range, Langtang and Jugal Himal towards the direct north. Manaslu 8163mtrs/ 8th highest in the world was sticking out of the extensive Himalayan peaks towards the south and it is best day hike around Kathmandu Valley and it is around 6-7hours day walk.