Shivapuri Hiking is easy walking tour around Kathmandu valley. It is the best way to know Nepalese village lifestyle and culture with close to natural environment. Similarly the hiking trail passes through Shivapuri National Park which is the home of many birds, animals, plants, butterflies and water resources. Additionally, hike into the Shivapuri jungle gives coolest experience with views of Kathmandu valley to the south. Starting from the view point of Kakani, this hiking ends at Panauti, a beautiful valley to the south east of Kathmandu. Shivapuri Hiking passes through villages, farming lands, jungle, small bazars and forest.
Highlights of Shivapuri Hiking
- Village of Kakani with mountain views
- Hiking along the Shivapuri National Parks
- Birds, animals and butterflies inside national park
- Views from Nagarkot, Dhulikhel and Namobuddha
- Cultural experience of countryside of Nepal
- Easy and exotic walking trail
Shivapuri hiking is special walking tour for nature lover. The Shivapuri hiking begins from Kakani and ends at Panauti. Kakani is an ideal site to explore and discover Nepalese village lifestyle and culture with panoramic views of Himalayas. The hiking trails falls maximum length at Shivapuri National Park.
The Shivapuri Hiking tour offers astounding views of gigantic peaks and passes through the dense forest of Shivapuri National Park. One can explore the diverse species of flora and faunas. As the trek passes through the small villages, it helps to introduce a trekker to rural cultures and traditions and culture. So this nature hike is consider as the best hiking in Nepal.
Nagarkot is a well-liked spot for surveillance the sunrise and sunset. It is a village having comprehensive view of Nepal’s signature eastern mountains. Catching the first rays of sun and watching all the birds return to their nest at the end of the day is one of the rejuvenate experiences that can be captured here. The distinctive aura that this view brings in one’s life is an invaluable life time.
Best Season for Shivapuri Hiking
Shivapuri Hiking can be done in all the seasons throughout the year. However, spring and autumn are considered as the best season. In these seasons climate is favorable and scenarios are mesmerizing over the clear sky. In the monsoon, heavy rain affects the trekking and it may feel quite miserable. In the winter it’s raining all the day which may disturb your hiking. There are so few trekkers in the months of winter and monsoon so if you want to trek alone, you must choose these seasons.
How hard is Shivapuri Hiking?
Shivapuri Hiking is an easy hike near Kathmandu valley. It can be done by all the trekkers of any age groups. Shivapuri hill lies near Kathmandu valley and also easily accessible by bus. For small or big group, private or group joining all kinds of trip is possible. The hiking is easy with exciting views to experience the close of nature.