Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, Kathmandu Valley

Categories: National Parks, Nature & Parks
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4.4/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web
Trekkers and nature lovers flock to Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, a lush national park that boasts multiple hiking trails of various levels of difficulty. Only 12 km (7.4 mi) from Kathmandu, the expansive park feels like a different world, inhabited by leopards, rhesus monkeys, and Himalayan black bears, and home to a Buddhist monastery. The park also contains Shivapuri Peak; climb up the mountain's hundreds of steps to see panoramic views of Kathmandu Valley. The trails are well marked and maintained, with maps displayed near the entrance to the park; take a picture of one to bring with you and guide your hike. Our Kathmandu trip generator makes visiting Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park and other Kathmandu attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • lots of hiking trails inside the national park and my favourite is the trekking from sundarijal to chisapani. We stayed overnight at chisapani and then from chisapani to nagarkot. A very relaxing gree...  read more »
  • A day hike to shivapuri is really good . we can see good view of valley n water fall. yeah, we can hire a guide, they are really good. 
  • We just came back from this hike. You do not need to pre-book a tour which seems to cost more than $60 USD per person. For two people traveling from Thamel, we paid 1600 rupees total round trip (someo...  read more »
  • Beautiful trekking route, passing through villages and the forest, is quite exciting. Carry the necessary food stuffs as there will be no shops on the way down through the forest. Local shops lying in the villages are costly than normal. The journey will be great and your adventure will be memorable.
  • Nice place for some weekend hike and breathe fresh air and have a nice panoramic view of Kathmandu valley from the northern edge. You can also pay a visit to various religious and cultural sites on the way in the park.
  • Wonderful place to hang out with friends and family
  • Beautiful park. They have intertwining paths throughout. Some native statutes. Lots of animals running around. A few monkeys walked up to about a foot of me trying to get the banana i was eating so i just have it up to them. Great experience.
  • A good place to hike through the forest. But there's not much in the way of spectacular sights.
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