About Shivapuri day hike
Shivapuri hill is the second highest hill around the Kathmandu valley at an altitude of 2563m. which is most popular for bird watcher and pilgrimage people’s, through the hiking eagle-eye view of Kathmandu valley, panoramic views of Langtang Himalayan range and greenery of flora and fauna this Shivapuri national park make a sense to visit. It is a natural paradise to spend a day hiking refreshment crowded city of Kathmandu valley.
Your hiking in Shivapuri national park begins in the morning after breakfast at your won hotel, we drive to around 30 minutes through the Hindu pilgrimage temple Budhanilkantha. After getting the permit to enter the national park before you’re hiking. During the hiking to Shivapuri through the Nagi Ghumba north of Kathmandu, this is a famous monastery for Nuns practices in Buddhism and foreigner visiting for mediation. You will see the origin of the holy Bagmati River, which is an untouched source suppose to come from the mouth of Tiger.
The Shivapuri national park is the government that protects an area, exploring over 177 species of birds, 19 species of mammals, 150 species of butterflies. Hikes go up through the oak, rhododendron forest with chirping birds makes your hiking more fantastic. Top of the Shivapuri Hill at the elevation of 2563m is the best viewpoint of panoramic Langtang, Dorje Lakpa, Gaurishanker Himalayan range. The hikes return we take a short cut downhill to Pani Muhan begin to start your hike.
After finishing the day hike in Shivpuri hill we drive back to Kathmandu with joy on our smiling faces with memorable hiking. Himalayan Ecological Trekking suggests the trail for an adventure cycling tour and bird watching tour.