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Trip Overview

  • Trekking Mode: Hotels and Lodge on trek.
  • Highest altitude gain: At Shivapuri Hill 2,540 m high
  • Trekking duration: 04 Nights & 05 Days (With walks and drive both ways)
  • Trekking Grade: Moderate with Ups and Down Hill walks.
  • Total Trip: 07 Nights & 08 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)

Why and what makes Shivapuri and Nagarkot trekking so special?
“Shivapuri and Nagarkot a scenic hills within beautiful Kathmandu valley rim
Exploring Tamang and other hill tribes traditional villages enriched with colourful cultures
An exclusive country walks around hidden pockets of Kathmandu valley high hills and ridges
Exceptional scenery of dramatic landscapes of rolling green hills and mountain views on walks
From low warm paddy fields to high alpine hills away from mainstream trekking trails
Enchanting woodlands of tall rhododendron-magnolia and fir tree lines a natural garden
Stunning mountain views on daily walks within pristine natural surrounding”


Shivapuri and Nagarkot Trekking, a moderate and peaceful walk North of Kathmandu valley with high lovely forest covered hill and ridges offering tremendous scenery of unique landscapes and mountains views.

An ideal trek of less than a week where you can explore the country and rural farm villages traditional life in the backdrop of high snow-capped mountain range towards north directions and then walking into enchanting serene forested area of rhododendron-pines and oaks trees and terraced farmland with country villages, to reach at Shivapuri Hilltop at 2,540 m, the highest point of this wonderful walk.

Journey follows a ridge line towards Chisapani hill at 2,240m offering stunning sunrise views over a range of mountains and then heading towards scenic and famous Hill station at Nagarkot a popular hilltop for glamorous views of mountains with striking sunrise in the comfort of nice and excellent hotels and resorts.

The walk continues contouring the high ridges above the valley to reach another lovely hill town at Dhulikhel, where you can relax and marvel the mountain range and walk into its 500 years old Newari town.

Our glorious Shivapuri and Nagarkot Trekking conclude with a short drive back to Kathmandu with a tour of holy Buddhist spot of Namobuddha.

Outline Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu received by our staff and transfer to the hotel.
Day 02: In Kathmandu sightseeing and trip preparations.
Day 03: Drive to Narayanthan and trek to Shivapuri Hill 2,540 m – 05 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Chisapani 2.310 m – 04 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Nagarkot 2,100m – 06 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Dhulikhel 1,550m – 05 hrs.
Day 07: Morning tour of Namobuddha and drive back to Kathmandu – 04 hrs.
Day 08: International departure for homeward bound.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
On arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International airport, Buna Treks and Expeditions staff will receive you for short transfer in the heart of Kathmandu city to your respective hotels.

After a time for refreshment, our guide will brief with information regarding your trek and your times with us in Nepal includes welcome dinner in a pleasant authentic Nepalese Restaurants with cultural programs.

Day 02: Sightseeing tour and trek preparation.
Morning our city guide will pick you for a sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley, as Kathmandu although a metropolitan hub, but still retains its ancient culture and historical sites with World Heritage Sites includes ancient temples, monasteries, old king’s palaces after an interesting tour back to the hotel, preparation for Shivapuri & Nagarkot Trekking.

Day 03: Drive to Narayanthan and trek to Shivapuri Hill 2,540 m – 05 hrs.
An early morning short drive towards the north of Kathmandu city and the valley rim to reach at the starting point of our trek at Narayanthan also called as Buddhanilkantha, situated northern suburbs of the Valley just at the foot of Shivapuri hill, this is an enchanting Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu or Narayan.

The holy statue lies in a bed of serpents amidst the pious pool and seems to float on water. The surrounding pond actually represents the sea. The reclining statue was built in the 5th century A.D. From Buddhanilkantha start the long walk towards Shivapuri hilltop within its Shivapuri National Park, the first phase of the walk leads above a hill through a forest of oaks and rhododendron trees. After a strenuous climb of two hours reaching at the top ridge of Shivapuri Hill for an overnight stop in local guesthouse and lodges available.

Shivapuri offers spectacular views of snow-capped peaks of Ganesh-Langtang to Jugal Himal, with grand views of Kathmandu valley towards the south.

Day 04: Trek to Chisapani 2.310 m – 04 hrs.
Morning catch the views and then walk leads into dense alpine forest of tall rhododendron (Nepal National Flower) pines, oaks and fir tree lines with thick bushes, where the path almost hidden between shrubs and bushes, after a good walk of few hours reaching a newly built dirt road, and then walk is pleasant on gradual winding path to reach at Chisapani located on a high north ridge of Kathmandu valley rim, where air is much and fresh located at 2,300 meters with super views of snowcapped peaks from Annapurna-Manaslu-Ganesh Himal, Lang tang Himal extends towards Jugal Himal range includes views of Kathmandu valley and of stunning sunrise and sunsets.

Day 05: Trek to Nagarkot 2,100m – 06 hrs.
After a glorious morning view of the sunrise over a chain of mountains, and then starting our walk on a pleasant trail through lovely rhododendron, pines forest with downhill to reach Chowki-Bhanjyang, small farm village with views of Kathmandu eastern valley rim.

After a break here, a good walk on the gradual winding path for few hours passing through Jarsing Pawa 1,700m, from this village route diverts towards a small trail to Kartike Bhanjyang.
From here an hour uphill walk to famous and popular touristic hill town at Nagarkot for an overnight stop in the comfort of nice hotels and resorts with mountain views.

Nagarkot, located at an elevation of 2,100 meters, this hilltop is famous for stunning sunrises and sunset 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.

Day 06: Trek to Dhulikhel 1,550m – 05 hrs.
From Nagarkot catch the early morning sunrise over an array of snowcapped peaks, after breakfast walk leads on a long winding path with some gradual up into farm villages and cultivated terraced field, as the walk continues around isolated areas seldom visited by other trekkers.

Morning walks into the nice cool forest on a good wide trail with few ups and much downhill to reach another beautiful and popular hill destination at Dhulikhel, a famous tourist destination with a number of fine Mountain Resorts overlooking panorama of mountains, this old Newar town located eastern rim of Kathmandu valley.

Day 07: Morning tour of Namobuddha and drive back to Kathmandu – 04 hrs.
Morning catch the views mountains with striking sunrise from your hotels in Dhulikhel, after breakfast a short drive south of the Dhulikhel town to reach at Namodbuddha, a holy Buddhist place, the unsurpassable supreme sacred sites are known as the Three Stupas in Nepal is Tagmo Lüjin “The place where future Buddha (Maître) sacrificed his body to a tigress”.

Enjoy the walk and tour around this serene surrounding visiting sacred monuments and monastery and then drive back to Kathmandu after an interesting time at Namodbuddha.

On reaching to your hotel, where our wonderful Shivapuri & Nagarkot trekking concludes, afternoon free at leisure for shopping souvenirs, evening farewell dinner in nice Nepalese restaurants with Folk culture programs as entertainment.

Day 08: International departure for homeward bound.
After a greatly enjoyable and mesmerizing time on Shivapuri & Nagarkot trekking with your last day in Nepal, a country full of amazing views and Himalayan wonders, as per the flight time our staff transfers you for the final departure homeward bound.

Cost Details

Price Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private vehicle.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Tea house accommodation during the trek.
  • All your standard Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Tea House hotel accommodation during the trek.
  • A highly experienced, helpful and friendly government license holder Guide, his food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine.
  • Porter service(2 trekkers:1 porter).
  • Transportation from Kathmandu – Syabrubensi– Kathmandu transfers by local bus
  • National Park permits.
  • BUNA trekking bag provides your things to take for the trek
  • TIMS (trekkers information management System.)
  • All our government and local taxes.
  • Official expenses.

Price Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
  • Your international airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
  • Personal trekking Equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Price Includes’ section.

Essential Info

Seasons: All year round except July and August monsoon the wet months
March and April are flowering times on hills, however September to
November best for a clear day with fine views of mountains.

Trip Departure

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Name: alenalin

Shanghai, China

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Our team are really happy and thank you so……. much will be back again with your company near 2017 October to join in for Dolpo trek.

Name: Benedict A

California, USA

I availed Buna Trek’s Kathmandu Valley One Day Sightseeing Tour and it was truly one of the highlights of my stay in Kathmandu. Rudra was a spectacular tour guide and knew the city and its history like the back of his hands. I particularly enjoyed Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Stupa. The tour was well organized and leisurely paced. The transfer from my hotel to the sites and stopovers were seamless and Rudra was very accommodating and cheerful during the entire trip. Rudra even took the time to accompany in Thamel to explore the area’s nightlife and cultural show. I also got to taste authentic local cuisine as per Rudra’s recommendation, and the food in Thamel was nothing short of fantastic! It was like having a local friend tour you in Kathmandu, making the experience worthwhile and truly memorable. Kathmandu may be a tiny city but its people and culture will wow you big time! And all of these I experienced because of Buna Trek and of course Rudra. Thank you so much for the wonderful experience, I will be back for sure!