Shivapuri Hill Trek: Cost: US$495

Description:

Shivapuri Trek is a best choice for those who are looking for a short hike within limited time. Within Shivapuri Trek hikers can penetrate into popular Shivapuri National Park. The Shivapuri Trek is not just well admired for its en route biodiversity and views of Himalayan ranges, this trail paves the way for experiencing cultural diversity of rural village life of Suburb of Kathmandu.The trek is named after the Shivapuri National Park, which is regarded as the nearest National Park from the International Airport. It is just 25 km from Kathmandu. Further, Baghdwar, source of holy river Bagmati is also located near Shivapuri. From Sundarijal-Shivapuri National Park, famous for biodiversity trekking route passes to Nagarkot, Gosainkunda , Helambu and the Langtang National Park offering awe inspiring views of the majestic Himalaya. The park conserves Oaks and Rhododendron trees, Shielding ferns, Moss and a large variety of grass with wildlife that includes Jungle cats, Himalayan Black Bear, Leopards and the Rhesus Monkeys
This trek offers various activities to keep oneself busy during the stay be it in the form of Himalaya Family Treks and Hikes, Ethnic Village Tours, Bird Watching, Photography or just a simple relaxing leisure. This is a fantastic hiking tour from Kathmandu. It offers a rich insight into the lives, history, culture and religion of its inhabitants. Shivapuri hill (2729m) is the highest point of this trekking. From the top of Shivapuri, one can have a panoramic view of the western mountains like Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Ganesh Himal Range, Mt. Langtang Range, Mt. Dorjeelakpa Mt. Shisapangma, Mt. Gaurishankar and many more.

Trip Highlights:

Duration

07 Days 

 

Max. Elevation 

2700m. 

 

Destination 

Nepal 

 

Fitness Level 

Easy

 

Category 

Lodge Trek 

 

Group Size 

2-12 People 

 

Best Season 

Any Time

Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel
Day 02: UNESCO Heritage Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive to Kakani 1:30 hrs.-Trek to Ale Danda 1600m./3hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Shivapuri Hill 2700m./ 7hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Chisopani 2200m./6hr.
Day 06: Trek to Sundarijal 1400m./5hrs.-Drive to Kathmandu 1 hrs.
Day 07: Departure
Note: Above itinerary can be customized as per our guest specific requirements and can make shorter or longer. We are very flexible to update.

Includes:

Airport picks up and drops by tourist car
Welcome dinner at typical Nepali Restaurant
Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley by tourist vehicle
3 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast
One English Speaking Govt. License holder Trekking Guide
Trekking Permit and TIMS permit
Trekking Porters (2 clients = 1 Porter)
Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner with hot drinks during treks
First Aid Kit and Trekking Duffel Bag for Porters
Tea House accommodation during the trek
All necessary land transport by tourist vehicles
Nepali staff salary, food, accommodation, Insurance, equipments.
Sleeping Bags and Down Jacket (to be return after trek)
Government Taxes and paper works.

Excludes:

International air fare and Nepal Visa Fee
Food in Kathmandu accept Breakfast
Personal expenses: (Laundry, phone calls, dry foods, cold drinks, Bar bills)
Temple/Monastery entrance fees
Extra night of Accommodation and extra days of trek
Travel Insurance and rescue flights
Late arrival and late departure extra night
Additional activities (Safari-Bungee-Paragliding-Rafting and so on...)
Tipping to Nepali staff (Guide and Porters)

Equipments:

Day pack for your personal important things
Good HIKING shoes, Socks-polypropylene
Fleece-shirts, hiking trousers, Shorts, Sun Hat
Rain coat for summer OR Umbrella
Sleeping bag and warm Jacket
Toiletries/soap, Toilet paper, Sun block
Personal Medication, Sunglasses
Camera & lenses, Memory cards
Book/music player/pack of cards
A plastic bag for waste, Energy/snack bars 

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