The northern part of the Kathmandu Valley rises to the sprawling forests of Shivapuri. Unlike other suburbs of Kathmandu, Shivapuri has remained untouched because of its surrounding significance. Shivapuri is located in the country’s mid-hills on the northern fringe of the Kathmandu Valley and is named after Shivapuri Peak. At 2732m Shivapuri is the second highest point, and one of the last remaining woodland in the valley. Likewise, the panoramic views of Kathmandu valley, Langtang, Mustang, and the mighty Manaslu provides a visitor a glimpse of its grandeur and its remoteness.
Shivapuri lies in a transitional zone between subtropical and temperate climates with a variety of natural forest types including pine, oak and rhododendron. Trekking at Shivapuri routes to Nagarkot, Helambu, Chisapani and Sundarijal. The view points at Shivapuri offers a long lasting experience that has many different options to enjoy the magic of the mountains, beautiful forest and the waterfalls. Shivapuri provides an ideal escape from the hustle bustle of the city, and its serenity is a welcome escape for any nature lover.
|Coordinates||27°47′ 42" N 85°23′ 24" E|
|Access||11km to the North of Kathmandu|
|Hike Title||Destination Date|
|Hiking from Sundarijal to Shivapuri||28/12/2014|
|Hiking from Budhanilkantha to Shivapuri||08/01/2012|
|Hiking from Budhanilkantha to Shivapuri||13/09/2009|
|Hiking from Budhanilkantha to Shivapuri||21/06/2009|
|Hiking from Budhanilkantha to Shivapuri||10/05/2009|
|Hiking from Budhanilkantha to Shivapuri||01/06/2008|
|Hiking from Budhanilkantha to Shivapuri||06/05/2007|
|Hiking from Budhanilkantha to Shivapuri||27/08/2006|
|Hiking from Budhanilkantha to Shivapuri||23/07/2005|