We provide a range of activities from the Cottage. Some are included as part of your stay and others can be booked as an extra (advance notice may be required).
Walks in the local vicinity & National Park
There are a number of walks available from the Cottage. Short walks in the immediate vicinity and longer walks are also possible that can include a visit to the Shivapuri Monastery (5-6 hours) inside the National Park.
Walks & lunches
Join us for a leisurely lunch at the cottage and enjoy a sumptuous lunch prepared by our talented chef. You can also combine the lunch with a short walk guided by our staff.
Shivapuri offers some of the best bird watching in Kathmandu. Specialist bird watching guides are available on request or simply â€twitchâ€ from the terrace.
Relax and unwind with an Ayurvedic massage in our lovely Spa or in your own room. A range of treatments are available including massage, facial, pedicure & manicure.
Yoga and wellness retreats
Whether you are new to Yoga or have already practiced for some time, our Yoga and wellness programs are a great way to unwind, practice and learn about yoga in a relaxed atmosphere.
Shave and haircut
A cut above the rest! Relax on the terrace and enjoy a haircut, shave and head massage. Perfect post trek beauty therapy!
We have a car and driver available for hire. This will provide you with flexibly to see all the sights and shop until you drop!
Through our associated travel company we can arrange half day and full day sightseeing of Kathmandu and beyond.
Flat Screen HDTV
We have a TV, DVD player and Satellite TV channels and so if you would like to watch a movie or donâ€™t want to miss out on a favourite sporting event then let us know.
Neeru and our talented chef will be pleased to share their secret local recipes for Nepalese dishes and pickles. more information
Taste the difference with food from our organic garden and even come and join in with helping to cultivate the terraces. We practice vermiculture composting and use all-natural fertilizers in the garden. more information
Kids love it at Shivapuri enjoying the trampoline, tree house and board games that we have. During the hotter months we also have a paddling pool available on request.
Full moon from Shivapuri
The Full Moon is spectacular from the cottage as it rises against the backdrop of the Shivapuri hills. Special full moon BBQâ€™s and other such special functions are available on request.
In conjunction with one of Nepalâ€™s longest established travel companies we are pleased to offer a range of mountain biking tours. Contact Mandil Pradhan firstname.lastname@example.org.
Multiple day trekking program
Why not combine your stay at the Cottage with a couple of nights trekking (camping or local Lodge).
Availability will depend on the season.
Below is a sample itinerary:
Day 01: Drive to Kakani (2 hours). Trek to to Shivapuri Cottage (6-7 hours).
Day 02: At leisure at SHC.
Day 03: Trek to Chisapani (6-7 hours)
Day 04: Trek to Nagarkot (4 hours) and drive to Kathmandu or overnight in a hotel.
Note the above can be modified to suit your requirements.