2 days Chisapani to Shivapuri Trek

2 days Chisapani to Shivapuri Trek

Chisapani to Shivapuri is a two day amazing hike along the Kathmandu valley rim. This is two of some of the famous hotspot  for local community to take a short retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life. The hike up bring such a welcome relief and absolutely amazing for nature lovers.  You will walk through lush green forest ,vegetation and local culture and experience a nepali culture of  simple , warm , kind and friendly pepople. The view of some of the mountains from Annapuran to Everst is seen from Chisapani and Langtang and Ganesh Himal ranges welcomes you at Shivapur.. You can either have a choice to stay at guest house or  staying at homestay. Several new guest houses and homestay facility have been buit after the 2015 earthquake. You will enjoy authentic nepali food,  Dhal Bhat, tarkari (vegetables) , experience the living life style in the villages and savour some of the most amazing view of  Himalayas.


Days 01: Trek to Chiapani (2300m) - 5/6 hours walk- Overnight at Lodge/Tea House

First you will drive to Sundarijal (1350m), it is about one hour drive and 13 km from Kathmandu. You will then start walking uphill to Chisopani. A good day to sweat and loose some pound. The unpaved road from Kathmandu turns into a trail near a small hydroelectric plant. The trail passes through the Shivapuri Watershed and Wildlife Reserve. The first settlement you will come across is Mulkharka with Tamang inhabitants. The route heads down the ridge through the forest of oaks and rhododendron to Chisopani (2300m.). Chisopani is cold for its weather. It has magnificent views from Annapurna to Everest. Stay overnight at lodge

Day 02: Trek to Shivapuri (2732), trek down to Budanilkhantha – 6/7 hours walk

The trail from Chisapani continues to ascend along the ridgeline in the west. Walk through forest and less marked trail. It is easy walk because of gradual ascend and level trail. Descend to Budanilkhantha, a small town situated on the slope to the north of Kathmandu. Drive back to Kathmandu.



Private trek arrangement cost:

1  pax:      US$ 210 per person

2  pax:      US$180 per person

3-5pax      US$160 per person

6-9 pax     US$140 per person

10-15 pax US$125 per person

Cost Include:

01: All meals and accommodation in lodge/tea house during the trek.

02: Service of trek guide.

03: Porters to carry personal baggage each 15 kg.)

04: Accident insurance for staffs and porters

05: Shivapuri conservation permit and TIms(Please bring 1 passport size photo for permit)

06: Private transportation to trek start/end point from Kathmandu hotel

Cost does not include:

01: Personal clothing 

02: Personal accident and health insurance

03: Emergency evacuation and medical-box

04: Alcoholic and bottled beverage, laundry, and tips.

05: Hotel accommodation, sightseeing and meals in Katmandu

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  • Price : USD 210
  • Destinations : Kathmandu Valley - Chisapani - Shivapuri hill - Budanilkantha
  • Max Elevation : 2732
  • Weather : All season except Monsoon (July - Sept)
  • Trip Duration : 2 days
  • Trip Grade : Moderate
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