Shivapuri – Nagarkot trek is one of the best trekking routes around
the Kathmandu valley. Shivapuri Village (2729m) is beautiful village 25 km away
from the Kathmandu valley that gives a sight of the real rural villages in
Nepal. Shivapuri village falls
under the protection of Shivapuri National park which is the nearest national
park from Kathmandu situated in the rim of the valley just outside the noisy
city of Kathmandu. Shivapuri National Park region lies in the transition
zone between the subtropical and temperate climate, with diverse vegetation
depending on altitude variation.
The region offers diverse flora and fauna like Pine species (Pinus
roxburghii), Utis species (Alnus nepalensis), oak species like Quercus
semicarpifolia and Quercus lamelosa and different rhododendron forests and
animals like Sloth Bear, Leopard, Muntjac, Pallas's Cat, Large Indian Civet,
Himalayan Yellow Throated Marten, Indian Pangolin, Wild Boar (Sus scrofa),
Goral, Indian Porcupine, and Common Langur etc.
Shivapuri – Nagarkot trek starts from Kakani (2066m.) after we drive
from Kathmandu to Budanilkantha. From Budanilkantha
we trek up to the Shivapuri village to reach the Shivapuri hill (2729m) which
is the highest access point of the trek. Shivapuri – Nagarkot trek is an
idyllic trek for those who are interested in Nature Treks and Hikes, Ethnic
Village tours, Bird Watching tour, Photography or just for a simple relaxing vacation.
From Shivapuri we hike up all the way through the beautiful and awe inspiring
natural beauty of the Shivapuri National Park. This short trek provides you an
opportunity to experience the rich culture and traditions of the people in the
remote villages of the region. As we reach the top of the Shivapuri hill you
can have the spectacular mountain view of the majestic mountains like Mt. Manasalu,
Mt. Ganesh Himal Range, Mt. Langtang Range, Mt. Dorje lakpa Mt. Shishapangma,
Mt. Gaurishanker and many more. From
this beautiful emerald hill we ascend to another beautiful hill of Nagarkot via
Chisapani. Nagarkot is the most popular sunrise and Mountain View point near to
the Kathmandu valley. The sunrise view point in Nagarkot offers the most
spectacular Mountain View point along with the sunrise sunset view and
beautiful landscape of the region. While returning back to Kathmandu we trek
back via Dhulikhel.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1320m.) Welcome program by Crown Himalaya Treks member and direct transfer to hotel.
Day 02: We drive from Kathmandu to Budanilkantha and trek to Shivapuri (2729m.). This takes about 6 to 7 hours of walking to reach the Shivapuri hill top. Overnight at camp
Day 03: We trek from Shivapuri to Chisapani (2194m.). This takes 7 to 8 hours of exhausted trekking to reach the Chisapani. Overnight at Chisopani in lodge
Day 04: We trek from Chisopani to Nagarkot (2175m.). We trek for 7 to 8 hours via chauki vanjyang to reach the Nagarkot. Overnight at hotel in Nagarkot
Day 05: We trek from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel (1440m.). Early in the morning we visit the sunrise view point to observe the panoramic scenery of majestic mountains, green hills, beautiful villages and rising sun from the backdrop of one of the mountain. After exploring we hike down to Dhulikhel.
Day 06: We drive back from Dhulikhel to Kathmandu.
Day 07: Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.
The Trip cost will Vary Depending on the Group Size Duration of days and Services required please contact Us Via Our website with your Details to Obtain a Quote.
- All Transportation
- 3 meals per day during the trek (B L D) including Tea or coffee, Tea break at 4:00 pm with cookies
- Accommodation on Tea House ( Lodge ) or provided Tents during the trek as mentioned in the trek type
- Accommodation on B B star Hotel in Kathmandu
- High Experienced Government Licensed Guide and Necessary porter during the trek.
- All Government local Taxes National park Fees ( TIMS:Trekkers Information Management System) first Aid kit,general equipment for Porter.
- Guide and porter salary Staff insurance During the trekking.and extra services according to the guest per Demand.
- International Airfare
- Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic Beverage drinks,phone and Laundry.
- Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance,Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health ,Loss Theift or Damage and personal effects. we Advice you to take out personal Travel Insurance.
- Tips and Gratuities.