Shivapuri Trekking is special for Nature lover which begins from Kakani and ends at Panauti Kakani village is an ideal site to explore and discover Nepalese village culture. 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.
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, cold temperature 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.
The shivapuri lekh forms the northern rim of the Kathmandu. valley. The slopes provide much of the city’s drinking water and the forests here constitute a protected zone for the reason. The highest point of the ridge at 2732m. it provides a stunning view of the city and its outskirts. Much of the trek through unspoiled old grown forests of oak, rhododendron and beech. You may be lucky enough to spot deer, monkeys or jackal along the way.
Flora and Fauna
The forests of Helambhu region and Langtang area prime example of temperate and sub alpine vegetation. The dense oak and pine forests on the trail of particular interest. As usual , the rhododendrons from a spectacular display during the spring.