Shivapuri - Nagarkot Trek

Duration: 7 Days

The Shivapuri trek is the ideal option for those who prefer a comfortable and short trek. Shivapuri, the renowned watershed area is known for its abundant wildlife, is the second highest mountain that surrounds the Kathmandu valley. This trek begins from Budhanilkantha and affords splendid views of the central and eastern mountain ranges, breathtaking sunrises and sunsets, and Nepali rural life. You have two options to finish the Shivapuri trek: it can end at either Nagarkot or Dhulikhel. The village of Nagarkot presents marvelous views of the mountain ranges as well as the Kathmandu valley. The[JR1]  advantage of this trek is that it can be done any time of the year, each season bringing a different flavor and color to the landscape of the Shivapuri region.

The Nagarkot trek is famous for having great mountain views, with stunning sunrises and sunsets above the peaks. From the top, you will not only have magnificent views of Himalayas but also world-class resort accommodations, sightseeing, bird watching, and more. Trekkers make their way up to the village, stay overnight in one of Nagarkot lodges or hotels, then rise at dawn to see the sun appear over the Himalayas. Nagarkot is a popular tourist destination for all of Nepal; it is situated some 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu. The panorama of the major peaks of the Eastern Himalayas, including Mt. Everest, can be seen from here. Other peaks such as Manaslu (8,463m), Ganesh Himal (7,111m),Langtang (7,246m),and Gaurishanker (7,134m), can also clearly seen from Nagarkot. The Shivapuri or Nagarkot treks are two of the most popular trekking destinations in the Kathmandu valley. Shivapuri-Nagarkot trekking begins with a short drive from Kathmandu to Budhanilkantha, where you trek through the forest to the magic of the villages.

Outline Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1320m.)
  • Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
  • Day 03: Trek Shivapuri to Chisopani (2194m)
  • Day 04: Trek Chisopani to Nagarkot (2175m)
  • Day 05: Trek Nagarkot to Dhulikhel (1440m)
  • Day 06: Drive from Dhulikhel to Kathmandu
  • Day 07: Farewell, Flights Home
  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1320m.)

  • Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation

  • Day 03: Trek Shivapuri to Chisopani (2194m)

  • Day 04: Trek Chisopani to Nagarkot (2175m)

  • Day 05: Trek Nagarkot to Dhulikhel (1440m)

  • Day 06: Drive from Dhulikhel to Kathmandu

  • Day 07: Farewell, Flights Home

Cost Includes

  • Arrival and Departure transfer by private tourist vehicle. 
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in a standard twin shared room at a three-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide and entrance fees
  • 3 nights’ accommodation during the trek in a twin shared guesthouse
  • Welcome and farewell dinner.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Ground transportation from Kathmandu to Kathmandu by car /van.
  • Government licensed, English speaking guide trained in wilderness first aid
  • Porters to carry your luggage during the trek (1 porter for 2 trekkers)
  • Assistant trekking guides walking with the group to support as necessary (1 assistant guide for 4 trekkers)
  • Staff costs including their, food, salary, accommodation, transportation, insurance  and medicine.
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion).
  • All necessary paper work and permits.
  • Complimentary Adventure Club Trek T-shirt, Medical kit, duffel bag, and trekking map
  • Travel and rescue arrangement (helicopter evacuation is available if needed - at an additional cost)
  • All Government and Local taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa
  • International air fares / flights (fares and flights can be arranged upon the request)
  • Personal expenses (alcoholic drinks, bottled water, cold drinks)
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu.
  • Personal travel insurance and medical bills
  • Insurance with helicopter evacuation
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Tips for guide, porters, and drivers (tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)

Note: Your safety is of the utmost concern whilst you are traveling with Adventure Club Trek. We will make every effort possible to follow the original itinerary but we reserve the right to change that itinerary if a segment of it becomes a safety issue. Certain mountain regions are remote, natural disasters can happen, weather conditions can decline and there can be illness or an injury. To avoid dangerous situations we may occasionally have to make changes to the itinerary to ensure everyone’s safety. That having been said, Adventure Club Trek will strive to provide you with the best possible trekking experience and to keep your safety our number one priority. We thank you for your understanding.

Pre-Trip Meeting 

Prior to all the treks and expeditions, Adventure Club Trek hosts a pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu. The primary purpose of the meeting is to provide an opportunity for individuals to ask questions about the forthcoming trek and to introduce other team members. The meeting covers topics as diverse as personal equipment and acclimatization and usually involves a hike and some skills training. Pre-trip meeting is very important in order to have a better preparation of the trekking.

PRICE FROM US$ 469 (Per Person)
Total: US$ 469

Trip Facts

  • Trip Code ACTE-122
  • Trip Duration 7 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Easy
  • Trip Style Tea House Trek
  • Accomodation Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and teahouses during the trek
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