Shivapuri National Park-Day Tour

Trip Overview

The 2-3 hours hike begins with a visit to the Narayanthan Temple where you will be greeted by a big statue of Lord Vishnu resting atop a bed of serpents. We also pass through Shivapuri Conservation area and visit the Nagi Gumba, a Buddhist monastery for nuns and upon reaching the top of the hill we get to witness the picturesque view of snow clapped Himalayas surrounding the valley. We then hike downhill for about 2 hours and reach the Kopan Monastery, a Tibetan style monastery established in 1975. We then end our journey by driving back to Kathmandu.

Highlights

  • Explore the Shivapuri National Park
  • Good views of Langtang ranges and Ganesh Himal
  • Rich variety of flora and fauna
  • Unique culture with varied customs

Trip Map

Shivapuri National Park-Day Tour Map

Short itinerary

Hiking in Shivapuri Hills (4-5 hours)
We take breakfast and drive to the Shivapuri hill located 9 km north of Kathmandu. Situated on an altitude of 2563m, it is the second highest hill around the valley. The 2-3 hours hike begins with a visit to the Narayanthan Temple where you will be greeted by a big statue of Lord Vishnu resting atop a bed of serpents. We also pass through Shivapuri Conservation area and visit the Nagi Gumba, a Buddhist monastery for nuns and upon reaching the top of the hill we get to witness the picturesque view of snow clapped Himalayas surrounding the valley. We then hike downhill for about 2 hours and reach the Kopan Monastery, a Tibetan style monastery established in 1975. We then end our journey by driving back to Kathmandu.

Detail Itinerary

Detailed itinerary

Hiking in Shivapuri Hills (4-5 hours)
We take breakfast and drive to the Shivapuri hill located 9 km north of Kathmandu. Situated on an altitude of 2563m, it is the second highest hill around the valley. The 2-3 hours hike begins with a visit to the Narayanthan Temple where you will be greeted by a big statue of Lord Vishnu resting atop a bed of serpents. We also pass through Shivapuri Conservation area and visit the Nagi Gumba, a Buddhist monastery for nuns and upon reaching the top of the hill we get to witness the picturesque view of snow clapped Himalayas surrounding the valley. We then hike downhill for about 2 hours and reach the Kopan Monastery, a Tibetan style monastery established in 1975. We then end our journey by driving back to Kathmandu.

Includes/Excludes

Cost Includes:

  • An English speaking guide.
  • Private car/van with driver.
  • Breakfast and Lunch

Cost Exclude:

  • Entrance fees to temples and Museum.
  • Barbills and beverage

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Trip Facts

  • Starting Point: Kathmandu
  • Ending Point: Kathmandu
  • Day Tour:Shivapuri National Park
  • Places: Budhanilkantha, Hindu Temple (Sleeping Bishnu), Nagi Gomba & Shivapuri Jungle.
  • Heighest Altitude: 2563m
  • Trip highlights: 3-4 hours hiking, Bird Watching, Verites of plants.

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