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Shivapuri Hiking

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.

Shivapuri Pictures:

Shivapuri Facts:

Coordinates 27°47′ 42" N 85°23′ 24" E
District Kathmandu
Zone Bagmati
Access 11km to the North of Kathmandu

Shivapuri Map:

Hike TitleDestination Date
Hike to Nagi Gumba and Shivapuri Peak 22/09/2018
Research team’s monsoon outing to Shivapuri Village Resort 22/07/2017
Stopping by woods in hazy evening 08/07/2017
Hiking from Sundarijal to Shivapuri 28/12/2014
Hiking from Sundarijal to Shivapuri National Park 04/05/2013
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

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