Bishnudwar hike is one of the shortest and easiest hiking trails across Kathmandu Valley in Shivapuri Narjun National Park. Bishnudwar is famous for its dense forest, Rhododenderns and waterfalls. It is a holy place for both Hindus and Buddhists. Bishnudwar is the spot from where the Bishnumati River began. Bishnumati is the 2nd major river of the Kathmandu Valley. There is a cave with its religious importance and a waterfall surrounded by rocks. It is a major source of water for Kathmandu Valley.
- Origin of Bishnumati River
- dense forest
How to reach Bishnudwar?
Bishnudwar hike starts from the entrance of Shivapuri National Park. From the Budhanilkantha Temple, it takes around 20-25 minutes to reach the entrance of the National Park. You’ll need to pay an entry fee at the gate of Shivpuri Nagarjuna National Park. There are two trails, one leading to Bishnudwar and another to Bagdwar. You’re not allowed to take certain items like lighters and matches.