Shivapuri Nagarkot Trek is an alternative option of Nagarkot hiking. This trek allows you with more time to get up-close with nature in your short stay. Shivpuri to Nagarkot trekking begins from Budanilkantha which is located 30minutes of drive far from Kathmandu. Existing below Shivapuri Hill, Budanilkantha Temple is famous for its gigantic 5meter stone sculpture of Vishnu deity who is represented as sleeping on Ananta Snake in a pond. ISKCON temple is another attraction in Budanilkantha. Shivpuri Nagarkot trekking route is suitable for people of age group. You can enjoy your holiday adventure to the fullest whether you come as an individual or in a group. Shivpuri is one of the tallest hills in Kathmandu. In the bosom of Shivpuri National Park lies Shivpuri village. Shivapuri is the nearest National Park from Kathmandu which supports wildlife like leopard, sloth bear, wild boar and langur.
Shivapuri and Nagarkot Trek combines Bird watching tour, ethnic village tour and nature view tour in a single package which lasts for mere 5-days. There will be plenty of photo shooting opportunities. Enjoy breathtaking views of snow-clad Central Himalayas like Gaurishankar, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh Himal from Shivpuri Hill. Pass through Shivpuri watershed to Chisapani village and walk through the vast expanse of field in Dhap to Nagarkot hill station. Our final destination is Nagarkot view tower which is famous for mountain views and panoramic view of Kathmandu valley. Contact us for memorable Shivpuri Nagarkot hiking at best price.
- Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival
- Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Budanilkantha, Trek to Dhap
- Day 03: Dhap to Nagarkot
- Day 04: Nagarkot to Kathmandu
- Day 05: Departure
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival
Once you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will go through custom formalities. Later, you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to hotel. You will receive briefing regarding your trekking schedule. Enjoy pleasant stay in one of the star hotels in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Budanilkantha, Trek to Dhap
About 30 minutes of drive will take us to Budhanilkantha. We will visit Narayanthan temple which holds the tallest stone sculpture of Lord Vishnu in sleeping posture. From Budhanilkantha, we will trek to Shivapuri Hill. It takes about 5hrs of trek to reach Shivapuri National Park. Walk along the forest area that is rich in flora and fauna and pass through few Tamang villages to Chisapani from where we will head to Dhap. We can get close up views of Dorje Lakpa, Langtang Ri and other mountains to the north.
Day 03: Dhap to Nagarkot
Leaving Dhap, we will follow the ascending trail along green hill to reach Chauki Bhanjyang from where the trail passes along forest of blooming rhododendron to Nagarkot. One can capture panoramic views of mountains ranging from Dhaulagiri to Everest including five eight thousanders mountains from Nagarkot view tower. We will enjoy bird watching in the forest of Nagarkot and stay overnight in a luxurious resort.
Day 04: Nagarkot to Kathmandu
Leave Nagarkot early in the morning. Drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Visit Dattatreya Square, Nyatapol Temple and golden gate. Drive back to Kathmandu. You are on your own. Enjoy your free day. Have a pleasant stay at hotel.
Day 05: Departure
This is the last day of Shivapuri Nagarkot trek. You will be assisted in last minute preparation and then transferred to Tribhuvan International Airport three hours before your flight schedule. Have a Safe Journey. We expect to see you soon.
- Airport Pickup and Drop
- All ground transfer
- Three board meal (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
- Accommodation in lodges under twin sharing basis
- All trekking permit and fees
- One expert trekking guide and required number of porters
- Travel/trekking insurance
- Airport departure tax
- Rescue charge
- Personal Expenses