Shivapuri Day Trek

Shivapuri day trek is one of the popular treks in Kathmandu valley. Situates at the northern rim of Kathmandu valley Shivapuri day trek is best trail to explore the natural floras and fauna, religious shrines and aerial views of Kathmandu valley along with breathtaking view of Himalaya peaks. While walking inside government protected Shivapuri National park area, we encounter with waterfalls, rivers and wild animals and birds.

This place is not only blessed with natural beauty but also has religious importance including Buddhist monasteries, Gumbas and Hindu Temples. Shivapuri national park is dwelling house for more than 113 mammals including endangered clouded, Assamese monkey leopard cat etc. and other mammals like common leopard,Himalayan black bear, Himalayan goral, jungle cat Himalayan serrow, wild boar, barking deer, sambar deer, rhesus monkey ta, civets, porcupine, yellow throated marten etc. While trekking inside Shivapuri National Park we get glimpse of more than 311 species of birds and 102 species of moth and butterflies.

Day 01: Drive to Budanilkantha and 5 hour Trek

A professional trekking guide from Real Adventure comes to your hotel at 8 am with a private car. After breakfast you take 30 minute drive towards Budanilakantha temple that is 8 km way from Thamel. After visiting famous Hindu Temple Budanilakantha, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, we drive up to Entry gate of Shivapuri National Park, nearby Nepal Army check point passing Nagi Gumba on the way. Upon arriving in Nagi Gumba you will be amazed to see the nuns who manage entire Gumba. We can observe the religious practices and meditation with echo of Buddhist mantras and chanting. After entrance permission, we start walking up amid lush forest of pine trees on motorable gravel road. We walk along with Bagmati river that flows very rapidly making several waterfalls and ponds. We take an east ridge that goes slightly uphill towards Bagdwar. Bagdwar is origin point of holy Bagmati River. Another half an hour trek from Bagdwar takes us to top up Shivapuri National Park, from where we enjoy jaw dropping view of Himalayan peaks like Langtang, Ganesh Himal and Jugal. This place is quite and calm that makes you feel very peaceful and solace your soul. The cold fresh breeze, chirping of birds, and exchanging gaze with monkey and other mammals provide you magnificent experience in nature. After having pack lunch, we will return back to the entrance gate via same route. A private car is waiting for us in the gate, and then we drive back to your hotel.

Cost Includes
  • Pick up and drop off in a private tourist vehicle
  • National Park entrance fee
  • Packet Lunch
  • Licensed, English-speaking Real Adventure Nepal hiking guide
  • All government taxes
  • Tourist service charge
Cost Excludes
  • Tip for the hiking guide (Tipping is expected)
  • Any expenses not mentioned in the Price Includes section



Trip Facts

  • Duration:1 Days
  • Grade:Easy
  • Rating:Best
  • Region:Shivapuri Trek
  • Trip:Day trek in Kathmandu Nepal Day Tours and Treks
  • Activity:Shivapuri Trek, Shivapuri National park trek, Day trek in Shivapuri
  • Max.Altitude:2732 M ft.

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