Shivapuri Day Hiking


Uma Holidays Travels And Tours offers you that shivapuri day hiking rout is one of the popular Hiking route near by Kathmandu valley specially for bird watching group. Shivapuri National park is one of the nearest national park of Kathmandu city. Shivapuri day hiking tour offers amazing mountains views of Langtang mountain views, Rolwaling mountain views , Kathmandu city view, Budhanilkantha (sleeping visnu) temple, Nangi Gompa, green forest , mixed culture and nice terrace etc. Shivapuri hill is located at an elevation of 2563m from sea level.Early in the morning, you drive from Kathmandu to Muhan Pokhari for about 30 minutes. After checking the formalities at the Shivapuri entrance gate, you enter Shivapuri watershed and wildlife area. You commence your hike from the southern boundary of the area where the army check-post is located. The trail goes along the rugged but drivable road through pine and cherry forest up to Nangi Gompa within one and half hours, where a
nunnery monastery is located. Beyond the monastery, the trail goes steeply uphill through the oak, rhododendron and bamboo forest for another three hours. From here you can enjoy the beauty of snowy Himalayas such as Ganesh Himal, Langtang-Lirung, Dorji Lhakpa and you take a shortcut downhill to Budhanilkantha in about two and half hours before commencing your drive back to Kathmandu.

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