Shivapuri-Bagdwar circuit hike

TRIP CODE : 3505SBS

duration
1 Day
difficulty
Moderate
max altitude
2563m
transportation
Private vehicle
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    Located in the Northern part of Kathmandu valley, Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park lies about 12 Kilometer away from the center of the capital city. The Shivapuri hill is the second highest hill near Kathmandu valley at an altitude of 2563m. It is the origin point of revered rivers, Bagmati and Bishnumati. Sprawled over 159 Sq.km. with dense forests, it is home to 177 species of birds, including at least 9 threatened species, 102 species of butterflies with a number of rare and endangered species, and 129 species of mushroom. Several surveys have recorded the existence of Indian Leopards, Himalayan Black bears, deer, wild boar and many other precious animals in the park. Shivapuri is also one of the famous bird watching sites around Kathmandu valley, which records over 170 species of the birds.

     

    Hike Highlights:

     

    • Visit Nagi Gumba (1650m), a Buddhist monastery for nuns.
    • Mountain views (Ganesh Himal & Langtang Range), Greenery, Forest way, Baghdwar, Shivapuri peak
  • Trip cost includes

    • English-speaking licensed guide
    • All necessary permits and entrance fees
    • Transportation during the tour

    Trip cost excludes

    • Alcoholic, non-alcoholic drinks and bottled water
    • Accommodation
    • Breakfast or Dinner
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      • A Pair of Sticks Can Prove Useful, Especially To Help Keep Your Balance on Slippery Ground

     

    • Choose Boots With Good Tread For Better Traction.
    • Invest In Breathable Technical Clothing to Avoid “The Sauna Effect”  & use light and easily dry clothes (select full sleeve pants)
    • Protect Your Backpack Inside As Well As Outside

     

    • Remember To Keep Yourself Hydrated And Bring Plenty Of Water. However, Drink Just Sip Of Water But Frequently To Avoid Dehydration (Drinking Too Much At Times Gives You Pain In The Stomach)
    • Hiking backpack: There are three main areas where you’ll need to make choices:
    • Backpack capacity: The size pack you’ll need is tied to the length of your trip and how much weight and bulk you want to carry.
    • The backpack features: These are the refinements that affect how the pack works for you.
    • Backpack fit: Torso length, not your height, matters most.
    • Stretching your legs and body parts before and between the hike
    • Eat light and healthy foods( avoid packet & junk foods)
    • Give attention on Sun protection (wear full sleeve T shirt)
    • Leg injury is very likely to occur, use ankle shoes with proper grip.
    • Wear light and easily dry clothes (select full sleeve pants)

     

  • Overview

     

    Located in the Northern part of Kathmandu valley, Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park lies about 12 Kilometer away from the center of the capital city. The Shivapuri hill is the second highest hill near Kathmandu valley at an altitude of 2563m. It is the origin point of revered rivers, Bagmati and Bishnumati. Sprawled over 159 Sq.km. with dense forests, it is home to 177 species of birds, including at least 9 threatened species, 102 species of butterflies with a number of rare and endangered species, and 129 species of mushroom. Several surveys have recorded the existence of Indian Leopards, Himalayan Black bears, deer, wild boar and many other precious animals in the park. Shivapuri is also one of the famous bird watching sites around Kathmandu valley, which records over 170 species of the birds.

     

    Hike Highlights:

     

    • Visit Nagi Gumba (1650m), a Buddhist monastery for nuns.
    • Mountain views (Ganesh Himal & Langtang Range), Greenery, Forest way, Baghdwar, Shivapuri peak
  • Itinerary
  • Services

    Trip cost includes

    • English-speaking licensed guide
    • All necessary permits and entrance fees
    • Transportation during the tour

    Trip cost excludes

    • Alcoholic, non-alcoholic drinks and bottled water
    • Accommodation
    • Breakfast or Dinner
  • Date & Price

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    Thur,Feb 20, 2020

    Feb 20

    $260

    Departed

    Feb 20

    Feb 20

    $260

    Departed

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  • Important Info
      • A Pair of Sticks Can Prove Useful, Especially To Help Keep Your Balance on Slippery Ground

     

    • Choose Boots With Good Tread For Better Traction.
    • Invest In Breathable Technical Clothing to Avoid “The Sauna Effect”  & use light and easily dry clothes (select full sleeve pants)
    • Protect Your Backpack Inside As Well As Outside

     

    • Remember To Keep Yourself Hydrated And Bring Plenty Of Water. However, Drink Just Sip Of Water But Frequently To Avoid Dehydration (Drinking Too Much At Times Gives You Pain In The Stomach)
    • Hiking backpack: There are three main areas where you’ll need to make choices:
    • Backpack capacity: The size pack you’ll need is tied to the length of your trip and how much weight and bulk you want to carry.
    • The backpack features: These are the refinements that affect how the pack works for you.
    • Backpack fit: Torso length, not your height, matters most.
    • Stretching your legs and body parts before and between the hike
    • Eat light and healthy foods( avoid packet & junk foods)
    • Give attention on Sun protection (wear full sleeve T shirt)
    • Leg injury is very likely to occur, use ankle shoes with proper grip.
    • Wear light and easily dry clothes (select full sleeve pants)

     

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