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Shivapuri Peak Hike and Sleeping Buddha Sightseeing Tour

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What to Expect

You will have chance to take a full-day hike in Shivapuri National Park, located near Kathmandu. On this trip, you will observe the beauty of the area's lush surroundings as you hike to the top of the Shivapuri peak.

Budhanilkantha Temple approximately 5 miles (8 kilometers) north of Kathmandu. It will take 20 minutes drive from Thamel. This temple is famous for the pond with a large statue of the reclining sigle image of Shiva, Vishnu and Buddha

Hiking start from Pani Muhan gate from the southern boundary of the area. The first part of trail follows motorable national park road which leads to stairs to reach Nagi Gumpa. Nagi Gumpa is the only monastery where nuns can practice Buddhism. Foreigners often visit here for meditation.

It is a steep uphill hike along narrow trails that gradually lead up to Shivapuri. Continue on to pass by the starting point of the Bagmati River called Baagdwar Surroundings will beckon you to rest and enjoy the beauty of the forest.

Finally, you will reach the peak after 4 hours of walk. The top of Shivapuri top is located at an altitude of 8,963 feet (2,732 meters) where you can enjoy the view of Langtang Mountain Range on a clear day.

Stop At:

• Oriental Journeys, 11 Tokha, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
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Important Information
Departure Point
Budhanilkantha, Nepal

Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup can be arrange from other junctions or aiport or your apartment.
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Packed Lunch
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, other than the "value added offers" specified in your guidebook
  • Drinks
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please specify required language
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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