Shivapuri Nagarkot Hiking

A scenic and cultural country walks on pristine hills with glamorous views of snow clad peaks

Trip Facts

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Group Size: Minimum 02
  • Max Elevation: 2140m/7020ft


  • A pleasant country walks on high and scenic hills above Kathmandu valley rim
  • Stunning views of Ganesh-Langtang to Jugal Himal with Mt. Everest mountain range
  • Exploring mid-hills farm villages full of traditional culture in the harmony of pristine nature
  • Enchanting forest of tall rhododendron-magnolia-oaks and pines trees with sweeping views
  • On best mountain resorts at scenic Nagarkot with stunning sunrise views

About Shivapuri Nagarkot Hiking

Shivapuri Nagarkot Hiking is one of the most popular ideal easy Trekking in Nepal. It does not require even long Nepal holiday trips and also could be the first alternative short easy trek and Hiking among the beginners such as family travels and honeymoon couples for the best way for Shivapuri Nagarkot Hiking.

We can begin Shivapuri Nagarkot Hiking after two hours' drive from the cultural heritage site of Kathmandu to Sundarijal beautiful waterfalls through the Shivapuri forest which is a very popular wildlife reserve and it is the second-highest rim hill that surrounding the Kathmandu valley. The major attraction of this hike gives the best viewing of sunset, sunrise and absolutely countryside feelings, wonderful closer view of majestic Himalayan ranges and away from modern civilization.

Shivapuri Nagarkot Hiking offers a good introduction to Nepalese rural life, the range of geographical features, various flora, fauna, and richly diverse cultural heritage and available the great accommodation hotel Resort with warm hospitality is highly impressive and right Eden castle for holiday during this Hiking period.

Easy Trekking to Shivapuri Nagarkot package is inclusive Kathmandu international arrival and departure, three-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on breakfast basis, experience Nepal Spirit Adventure trek guide, honest porter, Kathmandu cultural heritage tour before Shivapuri Nagarkot Hiking, lodge and hotel on hike, all the necessary Hiking permit, equipment and both way transportation.

The best viewpoint Chisopani and Nagarkot offer us memorable experiences the magic of mountains vista including Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Rollwaling and the Everest region with the best sunrise and sunset. Shivapuri Nagarkot Hiking concludes drive back to Kathmandu from Nagarkot through the famous old city of Bhaktapur. Best month doing this hiking we recommend you for all the month in a year even can be organized as per your Nepal suitable holiday hike to Shivapuri Nagarkot.


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On arrival in Kathmandu international airport received by Nepal Spirit guide or staff with a transfer to respective hotels downtown in the hub of Kathmandu city, after checking in and refreshment our guide provides briefing about your oncoming Shivapuri Nagarkot Hiking evening welcome dinner in a nice authentic Nepalese restaurant includes folk/culture program.  

  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle

In Kathmandu with morning sightseeing tour at places of interest around Kathmandu Durbar squire, Swyambhunath stupa temple, Bouddhanath stupa and Pashupatinath temple visiting world heritage sites and observing the local culture and way of life as it was for past hundreds of years. After an interesting and enjoyable tour back to the hotel with afternoon free and preparations for the next morning short drive and exciting hike to Shivapuri Nagarkot North of Kathmandu Hills and Ridges.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle

Starting this fabulous Kathmandu High Hills & Ridge Hiking taking a short morning drive towards east of Kathmandu valley rim, reaching Sundarijal situated 15 k.m. away from Kathmandu city, from Sundarijal our route leads to uphill climb through farm villages, cascade of waterfalls and reaching at an entrance of Shivapuri National Park, from here through patch of forest and scattered farm field villages to reach at Chisapani located on a ridge north of Kathmandu valley rim high hills, where air is cooler at a height of 2,300 meters with grand views of snowcapped peak ranges from Annapurna-Manaslu-Ganesh Himal, Lang tang Himal extend towards Jugal Himal range including views of Kathmandu valley, this spot offers stunning sunrise and sunset views as well.

  • Meals: Breakfast Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge

Early morning catching the views of stunning sunrise views over a chain of peaks and then starting our pleasant walk on gradual wind path into enchanting rhododendron, pines forest then the downhill to Chowki-Bhanjyang, a small farm village with views of eastern Kathmandu valley rim. 

After a nice break journey continues on a gradual path for few hours passing through Jarsing Pawa 1,700m, from this village route diverts to the upper level on the small trail, and walking on the downhill path for a short distance to the village at Kartike Bhanjyang. From here an hour uphill walk to famous and popular touristic scenic spot at Nagarkot hill town for the overnight stop.

Nagarkot, located at an elevation of 1940 meters, this hilltop is famous for stunning sunrises and sunset's views reflecting its light on the range of snow-capped mountains from Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, and Langtang-Jugal Himal Mt. Gauri Shankar and all the way to the eastern horizon towards Everest range of peaks.

  • Meals: Breakfast Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel

In the morning you can enjoy seeing Everest Himalayan range including sunrise, breakfast then drive back to Kathmandu via the old city of Bhaktapur city and drive back to Kathmandu check in your hotel 

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle

After a wonderful time on Shivapuri Nagarkot Hiking including the grand service of Nepal Spirit Adventure, as per the flight time transfer to the international air terminal for your departure homeward bound or to the next respective countries.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle
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Cost Details

  • International arrival and final departure by private vehicle
  • 3-night twin sharing 3-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Kathmandu cultural heritage city sightseeing by private vehicle including tour guide
  • Kathmandu to Sundarijal (hike start point) by private vehicle
  • Shivapuri Nagarkot hiking permit
  • Experienced local hiking guide including his daily wages and insurance
  • We provide 1 local porter for 2 guests and including his daily wages and insurance
  • Vegetarian meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • One night lodge accommodation at Chisopani
  • One night 3-star hotel at Nagarkot
  • Nagarkot to Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • All the government and local tax with paperwork
  • Nepal visa: You can receive after your arrival in Kathmandu airport or entry border (If you are using the overland trip to Nepal)
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Temple and monastery monument fees during the Kathmandu cultural heritage tour
  • Personal hiking expenses such as soft drink, bar bills, and laundry
  • Personal hiking equipment and travel insurance
  • Tipping for guide, porter, and driver 

Dates & Prices

Departure note

If departure dates are not convenient for you; you may choose alternate trip departure dates as per your comfort holidays, we are pleased to open a new trip date. We can organize private hiking at any time of the year.

Useful Information

Nepal Arrival Visa

Normally Nepal visas can be easily obtained from the Government of Nepal, Nepalese Embassy or Consulate office located in your country. If you have left your home country and/or you don't have time to visit the Embassy, you can get a visa from the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on your arrival or from any other entry point in Nepal.

You Can Get A Nepal Tourist Visa Point

Tribhuwan international airport (Kathmandu), Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Nepal), Birganj, Parsa (Central Nepal), Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border, Belhiya, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Nepal), Jamuna, Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid Western Nepal), Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Nepan) Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar, Far Western Nepal).

Visa Facility Duration & Fees

15 Days – 30 USD
30 Days – 50 USD
90 Days – 125 USD

Upon Arrival In Nepal

On arrival in Nepal at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International airport, our airport representative or staff will receive you as per your flight landing hours with your name on display board of Nepal Spirit Adventure then transfer to your respective hotels in Kathmandu. Afternoon or evening time we will review and discuss with much information regarding your trip itinerary and included/excluded services as per the trip itinerary is chosen, at the same time introduce your guide who will help you with the final preparation for your trek as well as you may have a question and answer about the trip.

Accommodation In Kathmandu

We provide 3*** stars tourist standard hotels in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis with breakfast. If you are hiking in groups joining a basis, you will share a room with someone of the same gender from your group. If you prefer a single room supplement in Kathmandu and on-route hike, you can request for the single supplement (which will be at extra cost beside trip price stated). We can also help you to book at different deluxe star category hotels on request for more details and information please feel free to contact us.

Meals & Drinking Water

In Kathmandu, only breakfast is included on the offered trip itinerary. During the hiking session, full board meals are included (breakfast, lunch, and dinner ). We provide you food from the local tea house in Lodge en route chosen from a menu. Breakfast and dinner are to be provided from the same tea house we would overnight, but lunch would be en route in between. Although the food is usually plentiful and delicious, you should be aware that the menu is not normally extensive due to the extreme locations. Most teahouses offer a variety of rice and noodle dishes, as well as soup and seasonal vegetables. A variety of cereals, bread and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast.

About the drinking water is very important while you are hiking and we recommended you should drink at least 2-3 liters water a day sill packed safe mineral can buy en route the cost is extra payable.

Health and Fitness Required

Our health is the most important part to travel and participate in trekking and hiking. If you do not have previous hiking experience is required, better you could do morning walking exercise or cycling till 1 month before you join any hiking and trekking tour. If you have, it is a great plus point because this hiking is a non-technical walk. The highest height you will reach on this trip is 2,140m from the sea level. The walk involves lots of ups and down, takes you through a local village, farming lands, terraces, and riverside as long as you have a strength of walking for 4- 6 hours a day, and you are qualified for the trek however you should be having a moderate health and faintness.