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Shivapuri Nagarkot Hiking - 6 Days

Duration

6 days

Trip Starts/Ends

Kathmandu

Max Altitude

(2460m/8/110ft)

Trip Code

ANT01H01
1 Pax 2-5 Pax 6+ Pax
US$ 600
US$ 520
US$ 480

Trip Overview

Shivapuri Nagarkot Hiking trail goes through the Shivapuri National Park near Kathmandu Valley. The trek starts at Sundarijal, a southern access to the National park, and ascends 400m to the town of Mulkharka and the Sundari Mai Temple. The trail passes through the villages and woods before ascending to Borlang Bhanjyang (2430m/7973ft) and drops to Chisapani. Chisapani village is located on the ridge and offers the views of the southern pinnacles of the Langtang Range.

The trek from Chisapani to Nagarkot leads towards south-east track through the Shivapuri National Park to Manichaur and afterward proceeds to Nagarkot for the overnight stop. Nagarkot is a town set up on top of the hill. There is a view tower on the south of the town that offers a great sunrise view over Ganesh Himal and Langtang range. A transport from Changu Narayan will bring you back to Kathmandu hotel for the night stop.

Trip Highlights

  • Walking through the Shivapuri National Park
  • Sunrise/Sunset from Nagarkot View Tower
  • Panoramic view of Langtang, Gaurishankar and Everest mountain ranges

Additional Information

If the suggested itineraries are not up to the mark, we can even customize your trip as per your need with a special group discount. Kindly contact us at info@amazingnepaltrek.com for detail information. You can also contact us by calling at +977-9851116042 for 24/7 support. We speak English, Hindi, and Nepali.

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Before Travel Trek Safety Things To Be Considered

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing & trek preparation (1,300m/4,264ft)

Day 03: Drive to Sundarijal & trek to Chisapani (2160m/7130ft) 45min drive & 5/6hrs trek

Day 04: Chisopani - Nagarkot (2175m/7134ft) 6-7hrs trek

Day 05: Nagarkot - Chagu Nayaran – Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft) 3-4hrs trek & 45min drive

Day 06: Final Departure

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Upon your arrival in the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by a company representative, who will drop you off at our hotel. After checking in, take a rest or visit Amazing Nepal's office. You may also stroll in the streets of Thamel, a tourist hub in Kathmandu for some souvenir shopping. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Amazing Nepal Trek & Expedition. For dinner, you will be served excellent Nepalese cuisine which will introduce you to the country's authentic food culture. If your flight arrives late, both the meeting and dinner can be scheduled for the following day. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and Trek Preparation

After breakfast, you will set out for sightseeing of the culturally and architecturally rich heritage sites of the Valley. Places such as the Pashupatinath, the world famous temple precinct of the Hindus, the Boudhnath and Swaymbhunath, the world famous Buddhist stupa precinct, and Kathmandu Durbar Square will open up completely a new cultural world of Nepali art and architecture to you. You will also be taken to the Kumari Ghar, where resides the Virgin Goddess. We will also discuss the trip, and you will be introduced to your fellow trekkers and our crews.

Day 03: Drive to Sundarijal & trek to Chisapani (2160m/7130ft) 45min drive & 5-6hrs trek

After breakfast drive to the eastern end of Kathmandu valley Sundarijal (trekking starting point) approx 45min drive by private transport. The trail starts off up concrete beside the drinking water pipeline to Kathmandu valley through military checkpoint along the large typical Tamang village Mulkharka. ((1800m /5940ft) Trail continues to climb through the Shivpuri Watershed and Wildlife Reserve along the pine, rhododendron and oak forest. Last part an hour descends right after the pass Borlang Bhanjyang (2460m / 8/110ft) Overnight Chisopani.

Day: 04: Chisopani  -- Nagarkot (2175m/7134ft) 6-7hrs trek

The trail follows untrffic off-road through the deep forest with a superb view of the valley including Mt. Dorje Lakpa and Jugal Himal range.   Walk between the village and forest continue along the terraced farming filed finally brings you to Nagarkot 2175m. This spot provides an excellent view of the sunset and Mount Everest can be seen on a clear day.

Day 05: Nagarkot - Chagu Nayaran – Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft) 3-4hrs trek & 45min drive

Early morning breathtaking sunrise view over the snow-capped Himalayas with Ganesh Himal range, Langtang range, Dorje-Lakpa, Jugal Himal and Everest range make a fantastic start of the day. After breakfast, trek downhill along the terraced farming field with the countryside villages. This 3-4 hours pleasant hike offers several picturesque landscapes and direct contact with local people. The Vishnu temple of Chagu Narayan then, drive to the ancient township of Bhaktapur, the original capital of Malla era of Nepal. The town is the best testimony of preservation of ancient and medieval arts and architecture. Evening drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel

Day 06: Final Departure

Yes, we will see you off at the Tribhuvan International airport.

Cost Includes:

  • All airport transfers 
  • Tourist Standard Hotel in Kathmandu for 3 nights with breakfast 
  • Welcome and Farewell dinner
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu covering 4 UNESCO heritage sites 
  • Ground transport by private Car as per itinerary 
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit and TIMS)
  • An experienced English-speaking Govt. registered trekking guide and local porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Full meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) followed by a cup of Tea/Coffee during the trek  
  • Iodine/Chlorine treated Safe Drinking water 
  • All mountain accommodation 
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes 
  • Trekking equipment such as down-filled sleeping bag and duffel bag
  • Souvenir: Route map and Amazing Nepal T-Shirt

Cost not Includes:

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu except for welcome and farewell dinner
  • Monument entrance fees 
  • Deserts (cakes, bakes, and pies)s 
  • Additional Hot Drinks 
  • Bottled drinks 
  • Boiled/mineral water 
  • Electronic device re-charge
  • Hot shower 
  • Wi-Fi 
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance and evacuation insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Tipping to driver and trekking crew

All prices are in US dollars and do not include international airfare, unless otherwise noted.
Every Day Departure
We can depart our trip every day(Nepal Packages). You Can Schedule your own departure date and contact us. We will make your Itinerary as your convenient.

Accommodations and Meals:

You will be provided a room in a tourist standard hotel, while you are in Kathmandu. During your trekking, you will be provided room in teahouses. Please be informed that you will be sharing the room at teahouses. Please also note that the trekking route is located at far from the maddening crowd, therefore, teahouses may not be as much sophisticated as one finds them in town.

We will provide only breakfast while you are in Kathmandu and three-course meals while you are on trek. This means you will be taking breakfast and dinner at teahouse you stay and lunch in the mid of your trekking. Since the trekking route is geographically a remote place, you will be provided only selected but hygienic and organic local foods such as Nepali dal bhat, Tibetan soup, and bread, porridge etc.

Briefing of the Tour:

You will be briefed about the trek, you will be given information file, and importantly introduced with your guide.

Trekking Crews:

We will provide government registered, well-trained English Speaking guide, who holds enough knowledge about responsible tourism and eco-friendly tourism

We will also provide an assistant guide who is ready to help you every situation.

We will provide a porter is provided to every two of you, and he will be carrying not more than 25kg.

We get our crews’ life get insured.

Certificate:

After the trek is over, you will be provided with ANTE adventure certificate.

Size of Group:

Trekking Group Size of our group can range from two people to ten people. In case you want to travel alone, do not hesitate to write to us. We will plan accordingly. In case, you more than ten people, please do let us know so that we can develop and improvise plans and itinerary.

Travel Insurance:

We would like to recommend you to get your trekking insured. Since you are trekking in probably one of the wildest and challenging routes, you need to be cautious of anything inevitable. You may need helicopter evacuation and get your trip canceled. You may get injured and get your baggage theft and so on.

If you want to book a trekking package with Amazing Nepal Trek and Expedition and still wondering about the essential equipment for your trekking journey, here we are more than happy to offer our checklist for your references. Please make necessary amendments to our checklist as per your need and convenience. For some case, if you couldn’t get any of these listed equipment/gears in your hometown or you’re in a rush before you fly to Kathmandu, don’t worry! The listed necessary items mentioned below can be easily purchased here.
Except for your day pack, all luggage will be carried by porters. A porter is available for two people who will carry maximum up to 25 kg. So, You have to be careful while packing your Bag or luggage.
 
Moreover, There is an allowance of 15kg per person on the domestic flights. Additional personal items are not needed for the trekking portion of the trip which can be kept in the hotel’s storage room without extra cost.

Below is the checklist of equipment that is required for the trek:
 
HEAD

  • Buff headwear /neckwear
  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Head Torch

UPPER BODY

  • Cotton T-shirts or Thermals
  • Fleece jacket
  • Waterproof/windproof jacket
  • Down filled jacket  (Your own Down Jacket is strongly recommended, but Amazing Nepal Trek also supply complimentary down jacket which is needed to be returned after the completion of trek)

LOWER BODY

  • Lightweight cotton pants (long)
  • Waterproof Pants
  • Thermal underwear

FEET

  • Thin inner socks
  • Thick and warm wool hiking socks
  • Comfortable Hiking boots
  • Sneakers /slippers

HANDS

  • Gore-tex gloves

ACCESSORIES

  • Sleeping bag rated to - 20°C (Your own sleeping bag strongly is recommended, but Amazing Nepal Trek also supply complimentary sleeping bags which is needed to be returned after the completion of trek)
  • Trekking bags/duffel bag (Amazing Nepal Trek will supply complimentary water and windproof duffel/kit bag, but one extra big duffel bag/suitcase is necessary for items that are left at the hotel in Kathmandu)
  • Large plastic bags (For keeping items dry inside trek bag)
  • Trekking poles (Optional, Recommended)
  • Water bottle or camel bag
  • Toiletries
  • Towel
  • Sewing Kit
  • Insect repellent, sunscreen, and lip balm
  • First-aid kit; should contain lip salve, Aspirin, Band Aids, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea
  • Re-hydration powder, extra prescription drugs you may be taking if any particular
  • Wet wipes 
  • Reading or writing material

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