This Shivapuri Trekking Day Hike is a wonderful journey of nature, through the lush forest on the outskirts of the Kathmandu Valley. This special place is filled with the element of deep spirituality that contributes to an incredible journey of spirituality and awakening.
We start with a visit to the Budhanilkantha Temple, home of the Sleeping Vishnu one of the most famous Hindu pilgrimage sites in the valley. Entering the Shivapuri National Park we hike through lush forest to arrive at the Baghdwar, the source of the holy river Bagmati before visiting with Todke Baba and the ascetics that reside in the jungle in this holy place.
We continue on to the Shivapuri Peak (2732m) from where we enjoy beautiful views over the valley and hills below before returning back to Kathmandu.
This day hike is suitable for people of reasonable fitness and is moderate in difficulty.