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Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park

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Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park

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Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park[2] [3] is in Kathmandu Valley of Nepal.


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.


Established in 2002.


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

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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.

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


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


  • Chandra Ban Eco-Resort, Taulung, Budhanilkhanta, Kathmandu, Nepal (10 minutes East of Sleeping Vishnu, Budhanilkhanta), 977 016225360 (), [1]. 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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