Shivapuri - Nagarkot Trek 7 Days

Trip Facts

  • Destination Nepal


  • The UNESCO listed monumental sites of Kathmandu- Pashupathinath, Buddhanath, Swayambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Cascading waterfalls of Sundarijal- a gateway to Chisapani Nagarkot trek
  • Remarkable ethnic towns like Mul Kharka and Kattike
  • A mesmerizing Chisapani village- located beyond the crowd in pristine natural setting
  • An easy and fantastic hiking trail with Himalayan views
  • Nagarkot- a dramatic Himalayan view point above Bhaktapur
  • The views of Himalayas- Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal range, Langtang range, Rolwaling and Dorje Lhakpa peak
  • Scattered settlements on the terraced hillsides
  • Exploration of the most ancient temple in the Kathmandu valley hill ridge – Changu Narayan

Trip Overview

Shivapuri Nagarkot Trek is an ideal short trip around the Kathmandu valley hill ridge. It is the right trek for those who don't prefer to go to the high altitude but still want to explore the Himalayan views. The trail of Shivapuri Nagarkot Trek is covered by the dense woods of the Shivapuri National Park, which is awesome. Walking through the isolated route and passing the ethnic Tamang villages, you reach Nagarkot, which is an exotic Himalayan viewpoint.

The initial schedule of the trip allows you to the delighting cultural attractions of the temples and stupas in Kathmandu. Our trekking itinerary on the Shivapuri Nagarkot trail commences from Budhanilakantha, which is one of the entry points of the national park. The waterfalls on the route are outstanding and the trail leads you straight uphill and eventually the isolated part of the trail begins. This route is also exclusive to mountain biking. The pristine forest and the rustic setting make the trek remarkable. Trekking via Chisapani, the trek connects Nagarkot, which is an exotic destination for nature lovers. The Himalayan views of Langtang range, Manaslu, Everest view, Ganesh Himal, Rolwaling peaks can be explored from Nagarkot. The trek continues to Dhulikhel and you drive back to Kathmandu.

It is advantageous to witness the picturesque setting of nature on the Shivapuri Nagarkot Trek. Due to the short itinerary, even the time-bounded travelers can enjoy this trek before flying back home. Even if you can't fit in the high altitude, this is a perfect trip for you. On the other hand, you will get an opportunity to explore ethnic lifestyles and their social customs.

There is no boundary of best seasons for the Shivapuri Nagarkot Trekking. Although the best seasons include spring and autumn, you can enjoy the trip in winter and also in the monsoon. Customizing the trip according to your preference makes the trek amazing and adaptable. Adventure Club Trek operates this trip with everyday departure by professional trekking guides, accepting the last-minute booking. Please, do not hesitate to put on your query if you have any about the trip.

Cost Details

Price 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

Price 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)

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