Trip Overview Shivapuri Trek
Shivapuri Trek is an idyllic excursion for those trekkers who don’t drive to go for an elongated and energetic trek. Shivapuri Trek is designed only as a short trek. This is an eccentric trek that starts from Kathmandu (Budhanilkantha) taking the trekkers along an enchanting way through the jungle, with superb sights of the chief and eastern Mountain ranges. The Shivapuri trek is counted as a calm trek which is celebrated for the watershed, flora and fauna. Shivapuri Trek also provides an amazing experience of sunrise and sunset viewing. Besides the aspect of natural beauty and adventure, Shivapuri Trek offers a rich insight into the lives, history, culture and religion of its inhabitants. You will walk around the Shivapuri watershed forests and rural settlements throughout the trekking period. Shivapuri Hill (2732m) is the uppermost point of this rambling. From the top of Shivapuri, you can see Bouddha Himal, Manaslu, Langtang Himalayan Range, Dorjeelakpa, Shisapangma, Ganesh Himal Range and Gaurishankar Mountains, among others. You can get to observe more than 60 peaks from Shivapuri. In an addition, nature will appear with other mountains and from there you can head to Nagarkot. If you are a nature lover and want to experience many dissimilar choices around the magical mountains, then Shivapuri Trek is almost the ideal destination for you. The place where Nagarkot is positioned seems very interesting as it is on the verge of the valley offering outstanding visions of the views of Kathmandu Valley, terrace, streams and lovely scenery of green hill.
Though Shivapuri is so close to Kathmandu, it is a fast growing modern town which will lead you within an hour of drive. So, Shivapuri Trek is considered as a trek which is consequently close to nature and which directly exposes a traditional rural Nepal, illustrating outstanding outlooks of unlike Himalayan ranges. It suggests a rich perception into the lives, olden times, beliefs and faith, collectively through the regular grinding the fields. The valley is situated around at the height of 2800 m. In the spring it suggests timely blossoming Rhododendrons through the autumn and wintertime which can be observed from certain view-points bouncing from the Everest in the east to Annapurna in the west. The final destination for a trek is at Changu Narayan from where you will return to Kathmandu by way of Bhaktapur.