Shivapuri Nagarkot Trek
Shivapuri Nagarkot trek is short and easy hiking package nearby Kathmandu. The short hiking trip offers exotic walking experience inside the dense forest conserved by the Shivapuri National Park to the northern side of Kathmandu valley. This Shivapuri to Nagarkot hiking provides an instant experience of rural life of Nepal. You will walk through the villages, green jungle, streams, visit temples, monasteries and enjoy the views of beautiful landscape of Kathmandu valley and the panoramic Himalayas in very short time. We believe that Shivapuri to Nagarkot hiking experience is enough to know the Nepal's villages, lifestyle of people and the beautiful sceneries in short walking period.
Our hiking tour starts from Budhanilakantha (Narayanthan), the holy temple of Hindu god Vishnu and passes through the green forest conserved and protected by Shivapuri National park and watershed area. We cross the villages, view points and reach to the famous hill station Nagarkot for sunrise and sunset view over the Himalayan range. This trekking is suitable for all aged people and best for those who don't want to walk all the way of long adventure trekking but want to experience the lifestyle of Nepalese people, their culture, farm lands and crops by staying in the local lodges. The best time for this hike is from September to December and March to May, however it is possible to celebrate all the year round.
Shivapuri-Nagarkot Hiking Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1320m.). You will greet by our representative and transfer to hotel for check In. Overnight you will stay in hotel you have booked.
Day 02: We drive from Kathmandu to Budanilkantha takes about half hour and we start hiking to Chisapani via the Shivapurni National Park. It takes about 7 hours to reach Chisapani. Overnight stay in a lodge (Bed, Breakfast and Lunch)
Day 03: We trek from Chisopani to Nagarkot (2175m.). We trek for 7 to 8 hours via Chauki Bhanjyang to reach the Nagarkot. Nagarkot is a popular destination for sunrise/sunset view and the panoramic mountain vistas. Overnight at hotel in Nagarkot (Bed, Breakfast and Lunch)
Day 04: 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. (Bed, Breakfast and Lunch)
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. (Bed, Breakfast and Lunch)
Day 06: Drive from Dhulikhel to Kathmandu takes about one and half hours.
Day 07: Final departure to Airport for international flight or you can join other sightseeing tour, rafting, mountain flight and other adventures.
- Hotel to Budhanilakanth drive by private car
- An English speaking hiking guide
- One porter to carry you baggage
- National park entry fees
- All meals during hiking
- Accommodation in Chisapani, Nagarkot and Dhulikhel
- Private car from Dhulikhel to Kathmandu
- Hotel and Meals in Kathmandu
- Tips for guide and porter
- Your Travel Insurance