Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, Kathmandu

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Trekkers and nature lovers flock to Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, a lush national park that boasts multiple hiking trails of various levels of difficulty. Only 12 km (7.4 mi) from Kathmandu, the expansive park feels like a different world, inhabited by leopards, rhesus monkeys, and Himalayan black bears, and home to a Buddhist monastery. The park also contains Shivapuri Peak; climb up the mountain's hundreds of steps to see panoramic views of Kathmandu Valley. The trails are well marked and maintained, with maps displayed near the entrance to the park; take a picture of one to bring with you and guide your hike. Put Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park at the forefront of your travel plans using our Kathmandu travel route planner.
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  • They are absolutely shameless! I get it that tourist should pay more, and a price of 1000 npr (per day) for foreigners is okay for the entrance. But they won't let you in the park without a guide... 
    They are absolutely shameless! I get it that tourist should pay more, and a price of 1000 npr (per day) for foreigners is okay for the entrance. But they won't let you in the park without a guide...  more »
  • lived in there for a year. loved the serenity and the view. from the top of the Shivpuri pick u can see a great view. loved the place always. 
    lived in there for a year. loved the serenity and the view. from the top of the Shivpuri pick u can see a great view. loved the place always.  more »
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  • Awesome place for a day hike.. gives much needed fresh air to your lungs.. make sure you carry your own lunch though olif you are going for a hike..
  • Had a great experience hiking and getting the fresh energy from the nature with water falls. Great place to go on a hike with friends and family. And enjoying the nature and wild life.

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