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Balthali Village Trek

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Trip Overview of Balthali Village Trek

Balthali Village Trek/tour is suitable for that tourist who is looking for one of the best tourist destinations which is an easy, short and family trek. Balthali village trek picturesque hamlets are surrounded by a typical Nepali countryside with terraced rice fields and ochre thatched farmhouses. The small settlement of Balthali village (1730m.) is standing on a plateau, just beyond Panauti above 40 Km away from Kathmandu. The village is situated at the junction of Roshi and Ladku rivers. Whist the backyard is dominated by high hills of lush green Mahabharat Range.

The Balthali village delightful short treks trail begins from Kathmandu valley, offering typical rural Nepal with magnificent views of different Himalayan ranges just within few hours of drives to Panauti. Trekking around Dhulikhel valley and Balthali offers a rich insight into the lives, history, culture, and religion of Nepalese life. The area nearby the Balthali leave is densely forested with luxuriant floras, colorful rhododendron, magnolia and sale trees cover the hill that undulates and opens out to terrace field.

Balthali village is a perfect place for nature lovers and bird watchers. Nature lovers and bird’s watcher can have a wonderful experience exploring and discovering some exceptional species of wildlife and different species of birds and can spend days where the culture and tradition are untouched by modernity.

Balthali Village Trek provides a great chance to visit many of the sacred and ancient temples and monasteries such as Namobuddha, Indreshwor Mahadev and Bramayani Temple which makes the Balthali village tour more remarkable. During the Balthali village tour you can also view snowy peaks of Dorjee Lhakpa, Langtang and whole range of mountain rests clear and bright on the northern horizon such stunning snowy peaks visible in the distance and this is the perfect introduction to trekking in the Himalayas and also you can see the Newari culture, Newari style houses and living style of local people of Dhulikhel.

Explore the Panauti valley which is also historically important. Balthali valley trek explores and discovers some outstanding genus of flora and fauna, habit and society untouched by the modernity.

Balthali Village Trek - Trip Info

Duration: 04 Days

Max. Altitude: Balthali (2400m)

Trek Grade: Easy

Best Travel Time: February – June, September – November are the best seasons. However, Dec and January are  winter and quite cold but trekking can be done, July & August are the rainy season and visibility is poor due to rain and fogs.

Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu & during trek

Transportation:  Car/ Van/ Bus

Activity: Trekking

Detailed Itinerary of Balthali Village Trek

We will be present there at airport for your convenience to greet you,from here we’ll continue our drive to Dhulikhel for the night. You can see the Newari culture, Newari style houses and living style of local people of Dhulikhel. This village is 500 years old. Explore nearby villages to experience the countryside as well as chance to view the different types of birds in this area. Spend your night in Resort.

Today we work for about 3 hours passing through amazing view of local villages and nice terraces and reach to Namo Buddha, a scared Buddhist place. There is an amazing legend related to the Buddha. Lord Buddha saved the life of a tiger dying from hunger, by giving him his flesh. Here you be blessed to watch such peace and incredible Buddha Stupa, commemorated by an ancient stone slab and with the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha.Visit the Gompa. From here we will have another 3 hrs pleasant walk to the village of Balthali. Different societies of people stay in the village with very much friendly environment and understanding livings. Spend your night in a Resort.

fter having breakfast in Resort, we continue our journey to the typical Newari village of Panauti. This is a traditional Newar settlement having rural characters and rich in culture with a large number of fascinating temples. The town is also popular for a variety of farm products as offered for sale. Explore the Panauti valley which is also historically important. In history the myth was, under the ground there is only one large stone on which Panauti village rests. On the way you can have an opportunity to visit an interesting wooden temple which belongs to the fourteenth century. From Panauti take a drive local bus or a private drive back to Kathmandu. By the evening you’ll reach the hotel.

We will drop you to the International airportto catch your flight back to your home. We wish you a happy journey and hope to see you again.

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Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle.
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu on a twin sharing basis including breakfast.
  • Government license holder experienced, trekking/hiking guide and porters (1 porter for between 2 trekkers basis) with their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance, clothing and medicine.
  • Twin sharing Accommodation during the trek.
  • Full board meals including breakfast lunch and Dinner during the trek.
  • Necessary Trekking permits if applicable.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Above the Himalaya duffel bag. ( If you need, please let us know before you book the trip and remind us in our pre- meeting at our office)
  • All transport from Kathmandu to trek start point and finish point to Kathmandu.
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers.
  • Above the Himalaya Gifts (T shirt for Gents &  Pashmina shawl for Ladies, Trekking certificates)
  • Welcome/Fare well Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes.

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa up on arrival in the Airport.
  • All International Airfare
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.
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    2-12 pax

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    2400 m

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