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Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park

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Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park[1] [2] is in Kathmandu Valley of Nepal.

Understand[edit]

Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park (159 sq km) is situated on the northern fringe of Kathmandu valley and lies about 12 km away from the center of capital city.

History[edit]

Established in 2002.

Landscape[edit]

Shivapuri (2732m) is the second highest peak among the hills surrounding the Kathmandu Valley.

Flora and fauna[edit]

Climate[edit]

The park is located in a transition zone between subtropical and temperate climate. The annual precipitation of about 1,400 mm falls mostly from May to September, with 80% during monsoon. Temperatures vary from 2–17 °C during the winter season, rising to 19–30 °C during the summer season.

Get in[edit]

From Kathmandu drive north 16 km blacktop and then 9 km dirt road (1:30hrs).

Fees/Permits[edit]

Entry fee of Rs250(Foreigners) and Rs10(Nepalese)

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Perfect place for mountain biking and hikes.

Find detailed list of treks here. Featuring:

Also trekking routes to Nagarkot, Gosaikunda, Helambu and Langtang National Park pass through the park.

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Shivapuri Village

Lodging[edit]

  • Chandra Ban Eco-Resort, Taulung, Budhanilkhanta, Kathmandu, Nepal (10 minutes East of Sleeping Vishnu, Budhanilkhanta), 977 016225360 (), [3]. checkin: 12:30pm; checkout: 11:30am. A charming lodge with 5 beautifully furnished rooms and apartments for rent right under the Shivapuri forest. Beautiful views of the sunset over the Valley, a lovely garden and home-cooked meals for the resident guests. A place to relax and enjoy the peace and quiet, fresh air, extensive garden just 40 minutes from the centre of Kathmandu. $ 100. (27.77573,85.37448) edit

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