Shivapuri Hiking


Shivapuri Is One Of The Renowned Hills Around Kathmandu Valley. This Hill Is Alluring With Its Beauty Full Of Singing Birds, 500 Species Of Birds, Animals, And All That Topped With An Embracing View Of Rhododendron. Shivapuri Day Hike Is An Ideal Hike For Bird Lovers And Also For Those Who Wish To Entertain Themselves In The Minimum Time Available.

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Shivapuri Hiking

Shivapuri is one of the renowned hills around Kathmandu valley. This hill is alluring with its beauty full of singing birds, 500 species of birds, animals, and all that topped with an embracing view of rhododendron. Shivapuri day hike is an ideal hike for bird lovers and also for those who wish to entertain themselves in the minimum time available.

For all the nature lovers there, Shivapuri Hike is the most ideal destination to hike. This hike to the Shivapuri Conservation area from Budanilkantha guarantees to satisfy your all senses. This hiking also renders the best picturesque view of mountain ranges all year. Shivapuri National Park is one of the closest national parks to Kathmandu city.  Hiking is Shivapuri will award you never seen view of Langtang Himalayan, Rolwaling Himalaya, Kathmandu valley, Budanilkantha, and many more. And on the top of this view, mixed cultures, beautiful terrace farming, are icing on the top in your hiking trip.

Hiking Trail

After having breakfast, you will drive to Muhan Pokhari from Kathmandu which is approx. 30 minutes. Then, after getting National Park permit from the Shivapuri entrance gate, you will be entering to Shivapuri wildlife area and watershed. From the southern boundary where the army check-post is located, your hike commences. This hiking trail takes you to the rugged road with a side view of pine and cherry forest. This forestry trail finishes upon reaching Nangi Gompa. Nangi Gompa is popular for the nunnery monastery constructed here. After taking photographs around the Gompa, the continuous trail is steep uphill. In this steep uphill, you will be accompanied by oak, rhododendron, and bamboo forest.

After hiking for three hours, you will get to see an amazing view of snow-capped mountains including Ganesh, Langtang-Lirung, Dorji Lhakpa, and many others. With this spectacular view from the hilltop, your trail again goes downhill with the shortcut. Upon hiking for 2.5 hours, you will reach Budanilkantham where you will be picked up in our vehicle and dropped to Kathmandu.

Shivapuri watershed, colorful and soulful birds, mind-boggling view of mountains with Midas touch of an authentic culture of local lifestyle is what Shivapuri hiking offers. So, wait no more and contact us @9851197286, Duke Nepal Adventure to book yours now.

Itinerary- Shivapuri Hiking

Phase 01- Breakfast and drive to Nagi Gumba

Phase 02- Visit and sightsee Nagi Gumba and hike to Shivapuri Peak

Phase 03- Shivapuri Peak reach, engage in photography and sightseeing of the place. 

Phase 04- Lunch at Shivapuri Peak, and hike back to Nagi Gumba and drive back to your final point.

Photo by Sujitabh Chaudhary on Unsplash

Photo by Sujitabh Chaudhary on Unsplash

Package Inclusion

  • Drop and pickup service to the hiking starting point and ending point
  • An experienced English speaking guide
  • National park entry fee
  • Pack Lunch
  • All taxes

Package Exclusion

  • Drinks (mineral water, cold drinks, chocolate bar, etc.)
  • Tip for guide and driver