Budhanilkantha Sundarijal hiking

This is a perfect one day hiking trip starting by a drive to Budhanilkantha via Maharajgunj starts hiking to Nagi Gumba, Tarebhir to Sundarijal bus park. Budhanilkantha temple and Krishna temple is situated in Budhanilkantha and Nagi Gumba (Monastery) along the hiking route are significant places to visit.

This hike also known as Shivapuri hiking among the hiker as we hike through Sivapuri National Park. You can observe magnificent view of the Kathmandu valley from Tarebhir.

The hiking distance is about 18 kms and takes 5 to 6 hours.  Shivapuri day hike pass through Shivapuri conservation area, villages and Buddhist shrine Nagi Gumba. If you love to watch the birds and hear bird chirping this will be your prefect day outing.


Budhanilkantha Sundarijal hike itienrary:

07:00am: Pickup at Hotel, drive to Budhanilkantha (8 kms, 25 minutes)
07:30am:  Start hiking from south side of Shivapuri which will take you to Nagi Gompa &Tarebhir, Lunch will be taken en route.
02:00pm: Hike down to Sundarijal.     
04:00pm: Drive back to Kathmandu

Note: We suggest you to take packed lunch from Kathmandu.

Trip cost: USD $95 per person

Last Updated: 2014-11-22 by
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Trip Highlights

Shivapuri hikiking highlights

Hiking Duration: 1 day

Region of Hike: Kathmandu valley

Maximum Altitude: 2340m Nagi Gumba

Hiking Grade: Easy

Food: not included

Accommodation: not included

Starting and Ending Point: Budhanilkantha/ Sundarijal

Maximum walking: 5 - 6 hours

Transportation: Private transportation

Best of the hiking: Visit few cultural shrines along the trail and bird watching in Shivapuri National park, spend a day in nature.

Cost Includes/Excludes

Hiking Cost Includes:

Private transportation
English speaking tour/hiking guide

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Best hiking and bird watching trip around Kathmandu valley