Budhanilkantha to Sundarijal

2 Nights / 3 Days
Mode of trekking: Camping
Grade 2

A trek from Shivapuri to Sundarijal via Chisapani covers Northern portion of Kathmandu Valley Rim. In spite of being close to Kathmandu one experiences the stillness and gains spiritual attitude on this trek. The route traverses through Shivapuri watershed project and offers beautiful landscape backe by the Himalayan range, stretching from Ganesh Himal in the west to a host of mountains towards east with Langtang, Dorje Lhaka, Gauri Shankar amidst them. Passing through the villages and meeting the people is an insight into the culture.

Shivapuri Watershed and Wildlife Project
Located View From Kathmandu Valley Rim Treks13kms Northeast of proper Kathmandu Shivapuri is regarded as a safe haven for endangered animals and birds. The region accounts for one fourth of total water supply in the valley. Within its vicinity of 120 sq.kms Shivapuri features eight species of endangered mammals, among them black and two other types of leopards, hundred and seventy-seven different species of birds, hundred and two different types of butterflies and hundred and twenty-nine types of mushrooms. The resources of major rivers Bagmati and Bisnuti in Kathmandu valley lie within Shivapuri watershed project.

In the Shivapuri range the highest hill stands at 2732m. During March/April rhododendrns blossom thriughout the hills.

Itinerary:

Days Destinations Altitude (m)
01 Drive to Budhanilkantha / 1330
Trek to Shivapuri via Nage Gompa 2723
02 To Chisapani 2194
03 To Sundarijal & drive to Kathmandu

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Testimonials

Dear Ajaya,

Thank you so much for a wonderful stay! We loved our stay, you made us feel so at home! Delicious food too! Wish we could stay longer but will definitely be back.

All the best.
Dr. Cathleen Cummings
February 5, 2015