Shivapuri Day Hike

Shivapuri Day Hike

The Shivapuri National park (2563m) is situated in the north western part of Kathmandu. Located near to the Kathmandu, it is an ideal destination to enjoy the Himalayan views of Langtang and Everest, religious monuments and flora and fauna. Shivapuri Day Hiking is one of the best trips in the day hiking holidays in Nepal. It is a selective hike destination for the bird watchers as various bird species are found inside the Shivapuri-Nagarjun National Park.

A day hike to the Shivapuri Hill offers various natural diversities of the high Himalayan views, peaceful hiking trail and rich flora and fauna. The Shivapuri Nagarjun National park is a homeland of 129 mushroom species, 150 butterfly species, 177 bird species and 19 mammal species. Among the mammal species, it includes some of the endangered species as Himalayan black bear, barking deer, leopard, wild boar, wild cat, and rhesus monkey. The bird species are Turdus boulboul, Culicicapa ceylonensis, Hemipus picatus, Garrulax striatus and others. A day hike to Shivapuri also includes a short visit to the Budha Nilakantha temple. Then it heads through the wide way, a motorable road and the rocky trail. An exciting hike up through the Oak, Pine and Rhododendron forest continually leads to the Nangi Monastery, hike down to the motor road and end the hike by driving to the Kathmandu.

The Shivapuri Watershed area is also a water source of Bagmati River. The area is really peaceful and best hiking destinations near the Kathmandu city. It is suitable for the timely bounded hikers, who have interest to explore the green hills, flora and fauna and view the high Himalayas but could not manage long hiking holidays. Kathmandu Day Tour P. Ltd offers this wonderful hike to Shivapuri for your memorable journey.

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    • Duration : 01 day(s)
    • Trip Grade : Easy
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