Balthali Village Tour

  • Duration06 Days Days
  • Max. Altitude0

Balthali Village starts in a small village which is a small sleepy settlement which rests at the junction of Roshi and Ladku Khola River. Balthali Village stands on a plateau which is just beyond Khopasi, 40km away from Kathmandu.The area surrounding the Balthali Retreat is thickly forested with luxuriant floras, colorful rhododendron, The trek in the pure village like this have a pleasant feeling and worth for knowing the village culture and also we can promote Village Tourism of Nepal.

Balthali Village comes alive. Nature lovers and bird watchers can spend days exploring and discovering some exceptional species of wildlife, tradition and culture untouched by modernity. This off the beaten location has endless trials leading to some ethnic tribes thus, offering excellent short hikes and mountain biking on the easy trials. Many of the sacred and ancient temples and monasteries such as Namo Buddha, Indreshwar mahadev, Brahmayani Temples are located in this region and still needs to be discovered and unviel its mysterious past.
Balthali Village it’s surrounding gives you ample opportunity and time to explore this quaint natural heaven.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Arrive Kathmandu. Meet assist at the airport and transfer to the overnight Pilgrims Guest House.

Day 02:Kathmandu to Dhulikhel by bus or privet car or jeep, Explore Dhulikhel.

Day 03:Dhulikhel to Namo Buddha and then hiking to Balthali.

Day 04:Namo Buddha to Balthali

Day 05:Transfer to Panautai and Drive to Kathmandu by surface.

Day 06:Transfer to the International airport to connect onward flight.

Cost Include

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • Accommodation in Pilgrims Guest house in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed holder trekking guide
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Exclude

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Excess baggage charge(s)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • International flights
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

Detail Itinerary

Day 02Kathmandu to Dhulikhel by bus or privet car or jeep, Explore Dhulikhel. It is a small town with five-hundred year-old history. Brick houses featuring carved wooden windows and door, Sloping tiles of Temples and sacred statues. From here you will enjoy a magnificent view of Himalayan range, including Gaurishankar, Langtang, Dorje lhakpa and Everest ranges lush hills, agriculture terrace and typical villages, Overnight Hotel.

Day 03Dhulikhel to Namo Buddha and then hiking to Balthali. From Dhulikhel the trail first climbs up to the Kali Temple lookout then drops down to the left after the Deurali village of Kavre with a view of local villages and nice terraces we will arrive to Namo Buddha a scared Buddhist place where Lord Buddha saved the life of a tiger dying from hunger, by giving him his flesh. Overnight Hotel.

Day 04Namo Buddha to Balthali Today after breakfast we walk three hours and reach the enchanting Balthali village offering excellent mountain views Balthali Village we explore typical Tamang, lama’s culture village tour, Dada Gaun, where a Buddhist Community lives. It is very traditional and secluded from the modern world. Here people and animals live together side by side. Overnight at Balthali Village.

Day 05Transfer to Panautai and Drive to Kathmandu by surface. We take leisurely walk to the thriving Newari village of Panauti. Panauti is wedged between the Punyamata and Roshi streams. Panauti forms the shape of a triangle with a serpent (naga) idol standing at each of its three corners to protect from floods. Pride of this place goes to the massive, three-tiered Indreshwor Mahadev. Some authorities believe this to be the original structure that was raised here in 1294 AD, which would make it the oldest surviving Nepal. On the way one can have an opportunity to come across lovely temples and interesting old houses, particularly beautiful areas some fourteenth century wooden temple struts. Having taken about six hours on foot journey, we drive back to Kathmandu, overnight Pilgrims Guest House.