Shivapuri Trekking

Away hustle and bustle of city life, to get pampered with natural beauties and rural life of Nepal, Shivapuri Trekking is best option as it very close to Kathmandu and offers panoramic view of mountain peaks, and other natural fauna and flora. This trek is suitable for those who have limited time but want to enjoy natural beauties, rural life and close view of snowy capped mountains like Langtang Range, Ganesh Himal, Jugal himal .

The journey begins with Kathmandu valley sightseeing on the very first day and walking starts from Budanilaknatha to Shivapuri Wildlife reserve and Shivapuri National Parki. Situated at the elevation of 2563m Shivapuri  nation park consists of varying biodiversity, springs, and beautiful stream and the wildlife reserve has owned different species of birds and wild animals including Himalayan black bear, Indian Leopard, Golden Jackal, Rhesus monkey, Gharial and other mammals. Similary it has housed religious temples and famous Buddhist monasteries and Gompas.

On the way we pass by Budanilakantha Temple, and Nagi Gompa and monasteries. The trail  passes via Bagdwar, the source of Bagmati River, Chispani, Shivapuri to Nagarkot, each places and hill tops provide mesmerizing views of green farming terraces beautiful hamlets in the outskirts of Kathmandu valley. The subtropical forest of rhododendron, pines, and cherry provides chances to observe various kinds of vegetation s . Walking amid rural village gives chances to know about rural life of hilly people of Nepal and cultural diversity of Tmanag, Newar and other castes people, and religious ceremonies of Buddhist and Hinduism followers.

This trek is also takes us to gateway of popular Lantang Vally Trek and Langtang Gosaikunda trek as well and other short treks to hill tops around Kathmandu Valley.

“Have pleasant Shivapuri Trekking”

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal (1310M)

Representative from Real Adventure greets you one the arrival terminal of Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu and transfer you to hotel. After check in freshen up and have some rest. Our official guide briefs you about the trekking trip and suggests some preparation. Overnight in Hotel.Accommodation: 3 Star Standard Hotel Meal: No

Day 02: Kathamandu Valley Sightseeing Tour

After breakfast we go for 7-8hrs Kathmandu city tour. First we will move to Swayambhunath, Buddhist shrine in hilltop flagged with colorful praying flags, Stupa with Boudhha eyes. This pilgrimage site is also known as Monkey temples from where we can view of almost entire kathmnadu city on its all sides sand beautiful mountain to the north .Then we move to Kathmandu Durbar Square(King's Palace), a historical place with ancient architectures, arts and historical monuments and giant Statue of Kal Bhairav and other Hinsu temples. After Kathmandu Durbar Square, we go to Patan Durbar Square to observe 14th century architecture, stone temples and water taps, along with museum. While walking around Patan Durbar Square we get chance to closely observe Newari culture and feasts which display indigenous tradition. On the way to Budhhanath, we stop by Pashupatinath Temple, the world famous Hindu temple. In Budhhnath we observe largest Stupa surrounded by shops with Tibetan handicrafts. This peace Sutpa is very l beatified by praying flags and brightens by holy lamps. Overnight in Hotel.Accommodation: 3 Star Standard Hotel Meal: Breakfast

Day 03: Drive to Budanilakantha and trek to Shivapuri

After breakfast you take 30 minute drive to Budanilakantha and visit Budanilakantha Templa with giant sleeping statue lord Shiva. Then, you follow the trail to Shivapuri. The trail goes inside Shivapuri jungle with spectacular view of Annapunra, Lantang and Ganesh Himal. Walking through green bushes we will also pass by beautiful hamlet. Today we walk or 3-4hours to reach to Shivapuri Camp. The camp provides jaw dropping view of Himalaya ranges. Camping in Shivapuri.Accommodation: Hotel/Lodge/Guest Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 04: Shivapuri to Chisopani (2134m)

Wake up early morning and enjoy stunning sunrise above the snowy capped mountains. After breakfast we walk towards Shivapuri watershed and follow the trails to Chisapani. On the way we will pass by forest of rhododendrons and pine trees with glimpse of birds along with panoramic Himalayas. It takes 4 hours to reach Chisapani. Overnight in Chisapani.Accommodation: Hotel/Lodge/Guest Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 05: Chisopani to Nagarkot (2175m)

We enjoy early morning sunrise and have breakfast. After breakfast you walk up to Nagarkot for 4hours. We pass via lush forest, green farming terrace and beautiful villages. On the way we will see Mt.Everest from far. In evening we will enjoy beautiful sunset from Nagarkot and walk around forest of pine trees and enjoy the village setting of Bhaktapur district. Overnight in Nagarkot.Accommodation: Hotel/Guest Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 06: Nagarkot to Kathmandu

Today wake up early morning and enjoy the fabulous Sunrise above white peaks and trek down to UNESCO listed world heritage site Chagunarayan Temple, the oldest temple with traditional architecture and wooden craft. After Chagunarayan,we walk up to Bhaktapur Durbar Square passing traditional Newari villages of Bhkaktapur district. The UNESCO World Heritage site, Bhaktapur Duarbar Square used to be royal palace of ancient kings. The place is famous for 55 windows palace, Bhiaravnath Temple, Nyatpol Temple and Golden gate. This Durbar Square also portrays ancient wooden carving, pagoda style temples and other art works of ancient Nepal along with unique cultural display of local Newari people. The local sweet yogurt called Ju Ju Dhua in local language is very delicious here. After Bhaktapur we will come back to Hotel for overnight stay. at Evening we will have dinner in typical Nepalese restaurant with cultural show.Accommodation: 3 Star Standard Hotel Meal: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 07: Departure

We conclude our journey today. Our guest attendant will help you drop in Kathmandu airport and bid adieu.Meal: Breakfast

Cost Includes
  • Transportation to and from Kathmandu by air or road, as per itinerary.
  • 3 meals per day during the trek (breakfast, lunch & dinner) including the coffee and tea.
  • Accommodation in tea houses or in tents as per itinerary during the trek.
  • Accommodation including breakfast at 3 star hotels in Kathmandu.
  • Highly experienced Government licensed guide and necessary porters during the trek.
  • Government / Local taxes, Tourist service charge, guide / porter insurance and salary, general
  • equipment, national park and conservation area fees.
  • Three Queen City Tour with an Experienced Tour Guide (Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur)
  • depends on your time frame.
  • Trekking Registration Certificate (TRC).
Cost Excludes
  • International airfares
  • International Airport Departure Tax.
  • Trekking Equipment
  • Major meals, Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Any type of personal expenses, such as alcoholic beverages and drinks, phone and laundry.
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 30 (duration 60 days from date of issue) – you may easily obtain the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport – Kathmandu.
  • Rescue & travel insurance, trip cancellation costs, accident or health emergency, evacuation, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects. We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.
  • Tips & Gratuities

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Trip Facts

  • Duration:7 Days
  • Grade:Easy
  • Rating:Best
  • Region:Shivapuri Trek
  • Trip:Langtang Region Trek Trekking in Nepal
  • Activity:Shivapuri Trek, Kathmandu city sightseeing tour
  • Max.Altitude:2140 ft.

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