Experience Nepal’s natural beauty, village life, culture and fascinating Himalayan mountain view; take one of the numerous hiking and driving routes around Kathmandu countryside. To the North and North-West of Kathmandu valley, well protected Shivapuri Nagarjun national park is rich in nature and diversity. Also green hills including Godawari botanical garden to the South and South-West have well protected nature. So is in the Eastern valley rim including Nagarkot. There is a wide network of roads and hiking routes starting from Kathmandu. Hiking is casual to moderate level of trekking experiences within a day or multiple days ranging from 1600 m. to 2800 m. high through traditional Nepali villages of mix ethnicity – Tamang, Newar, Magar, Brahman, Chhetris, Dalits etc. Most routes in the countryside go past many holy temples and monasteries like; Changu Narayan, Bajrayogini, Budanilkantha, Nagi Gumba, Jhamacho, Mata Tirtha, Karya Binayak, Pharping Cave Gumba, Dhakshinakli and so on.