• Day 1 Day Hike to Shivapuri via Nagi Gumba and Kopan Monastery

    You will be picked from your hotel or your pick up station provided by you. You will have a short drive towards the northern part of Kathmandu Valley where the famous temple Budanilkantha is located. Budhanilkantha Temple has a high value among Hindu people. This temple is famous for the pond with a giant statue of reclining Lord Vishnu. After a short visit to Budhanilkantha Temple, you will drive uphill up to the entrance gate of Shivapuri National Park. As you enter Shivapuri National Park, you start to walk through the unpolished road of hilly areas.

    Further, you will see Nagi Gompa, a special monastery where nun practices Buddhism. The steep staircase will begin leading to the origin of the holy Bagmati and Bishnumati river. Bagdwar is the origin of the Bagmati river whereas Bishnudwar is the origin of the Bishnumati river. You may choose one of them to visit. The path is enriched with wild vegetation supplying fresh chilly breeze and playfulness of birds. Shivapuri Peak offers a stunning view of Kathmandu Valley along with Himalayan ranges as Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Langtang Himal. You will have enough time to spent at Shivapuri Peak, Shivapuri surrounding and also have lunch in the Shivapuri area. After lunch, you will walk through another trail leading to the Kopan area. On this trail to Kathmandu, you can visit grand Ful Hari and Kopan Monastery. From the Kopan area, you will be riding back to Kathmandu and drop at your station/hotel.

    • Meals: Lunch, Mineral Water
    • Place: Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park
    • Altitude: 1650m