Shivapuri National Park travel guide Nepal
Shivapuri national park covers an area 159 sq. km. it spreads Kathmandu, Nuwakot and Sindhupalchowk districts, adjoining 23 village development committees. It is located about 12 km away on the northern fringe of Kathmandu.
National park provides breathtaking Himalayan views, scenic beauty. Shivapuri watershed makes significant contribution to the drinking water supply to Kathmandu. Its whole territory situated in hill area and the weather condition differs from time to time.
Shivapuri lies in a transition zone between subtropical and temperate climates. The vegetation consists of a variety of natural forest types including pine, oak, rhododendron etc, depends on altitude and aspect.
Tourism in Shivapuri national park
Helambu trek Langtang circuit trek
Nagarkot hiking Kathmandu hiking
Kathmandu Nagarkot biking Kathmandu Pokhara biking
Kathmandu valley biking Bird watching tours
National park protects the 177 species of birds, 102 species of butterflies, 129 species of mushroom and mammalian species of wildlife like Himalayan Black bear, leopard, jungle cat, rhesus monkey etc. Shivapuri Nagarjun national park was established in 2002.
Park protects the sources of drinking water, surrounding flora and fauna’s habitat and ecosystem. Nepal is the epitome of natural beauty with snow-clad Himalayas. Crystal clear rivers, breath-taking valleys, vibrant villages and amazing flora and fauna make wilderness experience.
For adventure freaks there are many trekking options in this national park. If you wish to spend some time away from the hustle bustle and would like to slip into someplace isolated then Nagarjun Shivapuri is a perfect holiday destination for tourism in Kathmandu.
Sivapuri National park offers panoramic views of Kathmandu valley and Himalayan range. It is a perfect destination for trekking, day hiking, biking, botanical tour and bird watching tourism in Kathmandu. If you need more information to explore Shivapuri , travel tours guide for tourism fell free to contact us.