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March 2, 2021

Hiking up to Shivapur Village near Kathmandu

Shivapuri village is the nearest tour destination for tourists which is hardly 25 km away from Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. Shivapuri Village is maintained in a true spirit of Nepalese village experience.

The village can provide you a splendid chance to observe the most stunning and spectacular panoramic glimpses of the hills, mountain peaks such as Ganesh Himal, Dorji Lhakpa, Langtang, and Rolwaling mountains followed by and the grandeur of the rare village hospitality.

It is located at an elevation of 2563 meters in the north of Kathmandu in the buffer zone of the Shivapuri National Park, which is one of the few National Parks situated in any capital city around the globe.

Shivapur Village is the right and authentic place for you to keep yourself engaged in activities such as nature treks, hikes, a tour of the ethnic villages, bird watching, photography or a jungle tour for leisure.

Shivapuri Village lies beyond the Shivapuri National Park, so it is suggestive to stay in one of the hotels in Kathmandu before you plan to hike to this destination near Kathmandu which is also the most economic trip for you if you have a low budget.

How to reach Shivapuri Village?

To reach this village you just need to take a local bus to Budhanilkantha or the sleeping Hindi God (also known as sleeping Boudha) temple from where you can take a short hike across the green forest of Shivapuri National Park, past the waterfall up to Nagi Gompa, a hilltop Buddhist monastery where panoramic views of the Kathmandu valley can be seen with much pleasure and ecstasy.

After meeting the formalities of the entrance at the gate of the woodland the hike or walk through woods, watershed, and wildlife will take just around one hour while the journey back to Kathmandu from this village will also be around one hour from the Sundarijal region.

Just contact one of the best trekking and tour agents in Nepal. They will make the tailor-made-trip for your comfort and enjoyment during this short hike and excursion to Shivapuri Village near Kathmandu.

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