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  • Shivapuri Hiking

Shivapuri Hiking

Activities
  • TrekkingTrekking
Difficulty Level
  • Easy Easy
Trip Duration

1 day

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Trip Budget

USD 200

Shivapuri Hiking

Shivapuri National Park is located on the northern west from the Kathmandu city. It is the second highest hill nearby the valley at the altitude of 2563m.  It is the major catchment area of Bagmati and Bishumati river.  This only a national park which is surrounded by 111km long brick wall.

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Overview

Shivapuri National Park is located on the northern west from the Kathmandu city. It is the second highest hill nearby the valley at the altitude of 2563m.

It is a paradise for them who love nature and birds watching and also ideal trek for those trekkers who could not go for a long trek. This park is protecting forest with several species of birds, animals and mammals.

  • Start From: Kathmandu
  • Finish At: Kathmandu
  • Countries: Nepal
  • Destination: Shivapuri National Park
  • Max. Altitude:2563m
  • Physical rating:
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  • Group size: Minimum One
  • Daily walking Hour: 5hrs.
  • Activities : Hiking, Short Trekking

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 01
    Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport.

    Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport. You will be welcomed by our airport representative and take you to your hotel.


    Overnight at a hotel
  • Day 02
    The day hike begins after you breakfast. The guide will come to your hotel at 7:00AM and drive to Budhanilkantha

    After a short drive to Budhanilkantha, you will start the hike up to the hill through the deep forest of Shivapuri National Park, along with the trail you will see some wildlife such as deer, monkeys, and possibilities to see the tigers. The ascending trail passes the monastery; which is famous for among foreigners and locals who want to practice the Buddhism and meditations. The continuing trail goes up to the hill at the altitude of 2563m, there you can see the ground which collecting the popularities as the Kailash Parbat, the homeland of God Shiva. From the top of the hill, you will see the stunning panoramic view of Ganesh Himal, Jugal Himal, Manaslu Himalaya Range Langtang Himalaya Range.

    Budhanilkhntha:
    It is a Hindu temple located at the base of Shivapuri Hill, the northern part of the Kathmandu Valley. The literally meaning of the temple is an old blue throat. The name Nilakantha given after lord Shiva swallowed the poison, which arose during the Samundra Mathan for Amrit.


    Overnight at a hotel
  • Day 03
    Final departure.

    The trip concludes. You will be transferred to the international airport by your guide.


Date

Start Date End Date Price Note Status Booking
21 Dec, 2017 21 Dec, 2017 US$200 GUARANTEED Start Booking
25 Dec, 2017 25 Dec, 2017 US$200 GUARANTEED Start Booking
28 Dec, 2017 28 Dec, 2017 US$200 GUARANTEED Start Booking

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Trip Includes

  1. Pick up and drop off from and to airport in a private vehicle.
  2. Twin sharing accommodation in a three or four-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  3. Pick up and drop off from and to hotel.
  4. Apex the Asia Holidays’ English speaking guide who have government license.
  5. The require number of the ground staffs  on the period of tour.
  6. Entry permits and fees for all temples, parks, monasteries, and cultural & historical sites.
  7. All Government taxes and official expenses.

Please Note:
USD 300 extra per person if you wish to upgrade the accommodation to a five-star hotel in Kathmandu.

Trip Exclude

  1. International airfare and airport departure tax.
  2. Travel insurance (mandatory for the trip; should cover helicopter rescue charges worth a minimum of USD 50,000 per person).
  3. Nepal entry visa – you can get visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu.
  4. Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Nagarkot
  5. Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks. Items of personal nature like laundry.
  6. Tips for tour staff and driver. (Tipping is expected)
  7. Others expenses not mentioned in the includes section.

Altitude Sickness Info

The entire tour covers only the lower altitude; specially Kathmandu.

Equipment List

Equipments list
The following gives you a general idea of the personal items to be brought by you for Explore Kathmandu tour. The personal items are of individual interest, and choice. You must consider the time of the year you traveling.

Personal belongings of the travelers that you may need for the day like money, water bottle, camera, sun cream and toilet paper etc. should be carried by you. So you are briefed to pack items in two different bags.

Recommended Equipment list.

  1. Duffel or Rucksack bag (where you can put all your stuffs)
  2. Daypack (this is a section where you get the general idea equipment that you need in Shivapuri Hiking trip. The important and serious part of equipment selection depends on the trekking season, trekking days, and maximum altitude.

Trekkers personal goods such as money purse, cameras, cell phones and the cosmetic items that you need in day time, while you are hiking. Porter carries others your heavy equipment.
Initial

  1. Day Pack
  2. Duffel Bag
  3. Upper Body - Head / Ears / Eyes
  4. Baseball cap can protect your ear and neck from the sunlights.
  5. UV protection glacier glasses with side shields and a hard-sided storage case

Hand

  1. A pair of liner synthetic/ woolen gloves for the mild days.

Core Body

  1. Two cotton t-shirts.
  2. A synthetic t-shirt.
  3. For women two synthetic sports bras, no cotton!

Lower Body – Legs

  1. Two pairs nylon-hiking shorts, not cotton!
  2. Underwear, stay away from cotton
  3. Two pair lightweight long underwear
  4. A pair soft shell pants - synthetic, full zip from top and bottom preferable
  5. A pair cotton pants
  6. Especially for the women a full length skirt.

Feet

  1. At least two pair of liner socks, synthetic.
  2. A pair light trekking shoes or sneakers

Medicine and First Aid

  1. Ibuprofen for general aches and pains
  2. Pepto bismol capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea

Miscellaneous, but Important

  1. Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies)
  2. Airline ticket(s)
  3. Visa (if required and acquired in advance)
  4. Immunization record
  5. Durable wallet / pouch for travel documents, money and passport
  6. Lip balm. At least SPF 20, 2 sticks.
  7. Sunscreen. SPF 40 is recommended and should be relatively new since it loses its effectiveness over time
  8. Toiletry kit. Be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc

The above list guides for you to buy the goods. There are so many options for you, they different brand and version, so it would be better to buy as per your experience. Most of the things are easily available in Kathmandu as well in cheap price.

Please Note: The tight fighting clothing such as made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals. So if you find these items comfortable please kindly wear top of them.

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Trip Map

Trip Highlights

  • Hiking through the deep forest 
  • Birds watching 
  • Watching Kailash
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I have never thought of myself as a hiker or a trekker, but somehow, the idea of trekking through the Himalayas and venturing through Nepals and the worlds highest mountain seems exhilarating and almost out of reach. I did the trek to Mount Everest Base Camp in October 2013, and it was and still is one of the best experience in my life. We had Gyanu as our guide for the entire trip and not only has he been patient with a beginner trekker like myself, he explained and shared with us his cult Linda Nguyen
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