Shivapuri Hiking in Nepal, shivapuri hike

Shivapuri Hiking (3-4 Hours)

Shivapuri situated at an altitude of 2563m north of Kathmandu is the second highest hill around Kathmandu valley. Baghdwar, Shivapuri is located near the source of holy river Bagmati. First, you drive for about 20 minutes to Budhanikantha Temple that is 8 km north of Kathmandu. From Budhanilkantha you walk through Shivapuri conservation area. This is a Government protected forest where over 500 species are found. Start the hike from the southern boundary of the area where the army check post is located. Nagi Gumpa situated at an altitude of 2330 m north of Kathmandu and above Budhanilkantha Temple is the only Monastery for the Nuns who practice Buddhism. Many tourists often come here for meditation. It is a steep uphill hike through narrow and dusty trail for about half an hour and two hours gradual uphill trail to Shivapuri. After lunch and strolling around for some time , you take a short cut down hill to Kapan for about two hours and drive back to Kathmandu.

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