Budhanilkantha Sundarijal hiking

100% 5 star based on 147 reviews from TripAdvisor. Budhanilkantha Sundarijal hiking
Budhanilkantha Sundarijal hiking also known as Shivapuri hiking is best day outing if you love bird watching and spend a day in nature.,Budhanilkantha Sundarijal hiking,private day hiking,Budhanilkantha Sundarijal hiking,Published: 2023-03-11,Last Updated: 2023-03-11,https://www.himalayanmentor.com/budhanilkantha-sundarijal-hiking.html, Excellent Tour Company for Nepal & Bhutan by December 1, 2020A true highlight of my trip around the world. A first-rate company that is very well organized for a Western traveler. Budhanilkantha Sundarijal hiking 105 USD In stock Jan 06, 2040 private day hiking
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Tour Type: Private guided hiking
  • Max altitude: 2340m.
  • Transportation: Land
  • Best Time: Sep. - Dec. & Jan. - May

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.

Sundarijal hiking tour 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 (Shivapuri) hiking highlights

  • Hiking through beautiful nature sights and villages  
  • Best nature walk with bird watching trip nearby Kathmandu. 
  • Visit Nagi Gompa and learn the Buddhist culture
  • Enjoy Himalayan Panorama from Shivapuri hill
  • Witness the beauty of Sundarijal waterfall
  • Maximum Altitude of the trip is 2340m at Nagi Gomba
  • Average walking duration is 5 to 6 hours but it's depends on your pace
  • Private transportation before and after the hiking


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: US $105 per person

Narayan Kadel - Kesh
Plan Your Trip with an Expert
Narayan Kadel (Mr. Kesh)

Above itinerary for Budhanilkantha Sundarijal hiking might not be suitable for everyone. So please feel free to send us your requirements to info@himalayanmentor.com or call us at +977 9841 875661 (Direct Call/Whatsapp/Signal) to customize as you wish.

Budhanilkantha Sundarijal hiking,Budhanilkantha Sundarijal hiking also known as Shivapuri hiking is best day outing if you love bird watching and spend a day in nature.,https://www.himalayanmentor.com/assets/images/hiking/budhanilkantha-sundarijal-hiking.webp,Last Updated: 2023-03-11,en-US, Himalayan Mentorhttps://www.himalayanmentor.com/assets/images/hiking/budhanilkantha-sundarijal-hiking-small.webp

Inclusion in the Package


  • Private transportation
  • English speaking tour/hiking guide


  • Hotel accommodaiton & food in Kathamndu
  • Tip for guide and driver
  • Insurance for the trip


This trip is a private guided one and can be arranged on your requested date. The group size for this trip is one to above.

Useful Information

Best hiking and bird watching trip around Kathmandu valley